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protests erupted after the alton sterling killing. >> things were getting chaoticing and i text him and said i need to see your face. just send me a picture, please. that's the picture he sent to me. >> reporter: sunday morning she heard the first reports about the ambush killings. >> i knew in my gut something wasn't right. something wasn't -- i just knew. i had a feeling. >> reporter: shortly after the shooting, there was a knock at the door. >> that is the hardest thing i
ever had to do in my life. my 3-year-old is watching me and she's holding my face and telling meina not to cry. good morning, my love, i love you. >> reporter: she got that text message from her husband the morning of the shooting. he was a 24-year veteran. you were worried that his badge and gun -- >> would get him killed. >> reporter: brad, a father of four, died a hero. >> he went behind a dumpster to call for back up and he saw the officer that had been hit trying to crawl and he crawled back to him and in the process he was shot. and he went down fighting. he returned gun fire several times after he was hit. >> reporter: he kept shooting. >> even wh he was on the ground on his back.
>> reporter: i know your daughter said something unforgettable. >> she said mommy, don't cry. daddy's in a better place. >> reporter: deputy garrif ola stayed late because his wife was getting the car an oil change. they were supposed to leave for vacation the next day. >> thank you very much. today a federal appeals court ruled that texas strict voter id law discriminates against minorities and the poor and must be reworked. this is a big win for the obama administration which led the fight against the texas law. today turkey's president declared a three month state of emergency. last friday a military faction failed in a coup attempt. video captured one diving under a tank and emerging with only minor injuries.
holly williams reports that a purge is now playing out on tv. >> reporter: they're accused of leading the failed military coup and now these officers are being paraded and humiliated on turkish television. the attempt to seize power by members of turkey's armed forces was bloody, leaving nearly 300 people dead, many civilians. but turkey's leaders believe they have more enemies, so they've suspended over 21,000 staff from the education ministry, including school teachers, demanded resignations from over 1500 university deans and suspended 8,000 police officers and 3,000 judges and pros prosecutors. it has many turks worried that they diverted a coup only to see their fragile democracy crushed.
president erdogan says he's ready to restore the death penalty. president erdogan is an islamic conservative, who even before this failed coup was criticized for stripping away people's democratic freedoms, locking up those who dared to speak out against him on social media. turkey wants the u.s. to extradite fethullah gulen, the islamic cleric it blames for the coup. we've learned tonight that the government is also shutting down over 500 schools. and the back lash probably isn't over yet. one of america's most important allies in the middle east appears to be fighting a war against itself. >> holly, thank you. as many as 50 civilians may
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>> pelley: the future of news executive roger ailes is in question tonight after accusations of sexual harassment at fox news. here's vinita nair. >> reporter: fox news may be the house roger ailes built, but he may soon be evicted. sparked by a sexual harassment lawsuit by former anchor gretchen carlson. she claims she was fired for refusing his sexual advances. yesterday she tweeted this message: >> i want to support all women who have been victims of sexual harassment. >> reporter: fox news parent company, 21st century fox, launched an internal review that is ongoing. investigators have been interviewing employees, including current anchor megyn kelly. while she has declined to comment, her lawyers confirm kelly is working fully and truthfully with investigators. ailes' attorney susan estrich told cbs news in a statement:
>> reporter: jim rutenberg is a media critic at "the new york times." he spent 20 years covering ailes. >> right now we're in the very final stages of a contract withdrawal, basically separation. >> reporter: before entering cable news, ailes was a republican political strategist. the media guru for presidents like richard nixon, ronald reagan and george bush. under ailes, fox news became a powerhouse and number one in the cable news market. >> in my view, the loss of roger ailes at fox news is something that will affect our political culture, and i really believe that in a major way. >> reporter: there has been a lot of speculation about how much money ailes could walk away if he leaves fox news. some estimates are as high as $40 million. scott? >> reporter: vinita nair, thank you, vinita. coming up next, d.w.p.: the risk of driving while playing
>> pelley: the parents of a two- year-old boy killed by an alligator at disney world said today they will not sue disney. there were no signs warning about the gator in the water. a spokeswoman for the family said she could not say whether a financial settlement had been reached. police have been warning folks about the risks of playing "pokemon go" on their phones, and here's why: monday in baltimore an s.u.v. slammed into a patrol car. nobody was hurt, but the driver told the cops, "that's what i get for playing this dumb game." some whale watchers in australia missed the big moment by paying too close attention to the starboard side because on the port side a giant humpback whale was jumping out of the water, but by the time they turned around, it was gone. and we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,
>> pelley: we end tonight with a kid from the bronx who grew up to be one of the most powerful men in hollywood. garry marshall died yesterday at the age of 81, and anthony mason has his story. >> fonzie, my father's idea of being cool is leaving the top button open on his sports shirt. >> reporter: in many successful sitcoms and films, garry marshall's trademark was always human comedy. >> nano nano! >> i tried once to blow something up. i don't blow things up well. >> gary found ways to make you want to learn to work. >> reporter: director ron howard first encountered marshall when he was a child star on the "andy griffith show." >> gary had been doing the "dick van dyke show" on that same lot. >> reporter: did you know each other? >> i knew who he was. >> reporter: marshall would later cast howard in a sitcom he
created set in the 1950's. sunday, monday, happy days >> reporter: launched in 1974, "happy days" would run for ten years. >> garry was the best boss i ever had. he could lead a group of people to be their est selves. >> reporter: he did it again with a string of hits, "laverne & shirley," "mork & mindy," dominating prime time for more than a decade. he seemed to hit a nerve in this country. >> yeah. he could have kept going as a dominant figure in television, but he really wanted to make movies. >> reporter: on film, he gave us "pretty woman." >> oh! >> reporter: and "the princess diaries," and always mentored his actors. >> you want to go in and pitch a comedy to a network? in your pitch just curse a lot. it worked. i sold a couple pilots that way as a producer. >> reporter: marshall was an
actor, too often playing the studio executives he made fun of. >> you know the words i like? i like the words "peppy" and the word "cheap." peppy and cheap. >> if any of us were beginning to have success in the bids, he'd say, just don't ever forget, life is more important than show business. >> reporter: "it's nice to be important," garry marshall once said. "it's more important to be nice." anthony mason, cbs news, hollywood. and that's the overnight news for this thursday. for some of you the news continues and for others, tune back in for full coverage of the convention. from cleveland, the site of the republican national convention, i'm scott pelley.
this is the net cbs overnight news. volkswagen is bracing for another multibillion dollar hit. they have charged top executives with creating defeat devices to allow hundreds of thousands of so-called clean diesel kaur cars to pass emissions tests. thab are e they've already settled to the tune of $15 billion. >> reporter: the company's legal troubles are far from over. the latest lawsuits site documents and allege this was a
long running ploy to skirt laws in the u.s. and around the world. >> this was not a corporate decision from my point of view. this was a couple of soft ware engineers -- >> reporter: that's then ceo giving congress what had become the volkswagen emissions scandal party line. some found it hard to believe. >> vw is trying to get the united states to believe this is a couple of rogue engineers. i categorically don't believe. >> reporter: they were damong t executives named is former ceo that had previously denied wrong doing but resigned in september. >> this was deep, live and long lasting. >> new york attorney general, erick sniderman. >> the idea that this level of
fraud could take place and involve so many people at such high levels of these major international corporations for so long is appalling. >> reporter: audi, volkswagen and porsche signs 600,000 vehicles to cheat the emissions. and get a cost benefit analysis over potential penalties for getting caught. >> i'm angrier today than i was a couple days ago and i was pretty pussed a couple days ago. >> reporter: he bought a 2011 od audi equipped with a defeat it vice. >> how do nine people say let's cheat and no one else goes that's a bad idea. >> reporter: volkswagen saying it's regrettable that some have decided to sue for environmental claims now. these latest lawsuits stop short of naming the current ceo to
knowledge. and because the earlier sett settlement didn't have to do with -- and the potential liability to vw is in the billions of thedollars. chairman roger ailes is about to step down amid charges of sexual harassment. they're apparently negotiating the final details. over 20 years he grew it from a start up operation to the top cable news network. sfwlrks he >> reporter: ales is already under investigation. then yesterday, megyn kelly reportedly told investigators that he had made similar sexual advancement towards her, about 10 years ago when she was starting at fox news.
it was business as usual for fox news correspondent, megyn kelly tuesday night reporting from the republican national convention but according to sources sited by new york magazine, she has reported to investigators that her boss, roger ailes made unwanted sexual advancements towards her. >> the star stats made his position untenable. where does he go if he's being accused by one of his most prominent women as being a sexual harasser. kelly had nothing but praise for her boss when she spoke to charley rose last year. >> i really care about fox and i really care about roger. he's been nothing but good to me and he's been very loyal and
he's had my back. >> reporter: kelly's reported accusation is putting increased pressure on fox news' parent corporation to release ailes. former fox news anchor, gretchen carlson filed a suit against aile ail ailes. fox executives appear to be taking the accusations seriously. >> they're in these discussions right now and the real question is how quickly they can get him out and under what terms. >> reporter: 21st century fox released a statement. roger is at work. and any exit deal would likely be a lucrative one for the fox chief. >> you expect to see a rich pay day for leaving under a cloud. 10s of millions of dollars. a private funeral is planned
for hollywood icon, garry marshall. he died tuesday at his home in california. he was 81. he entertained america for more than 50 years starting as a joke writer and moving on to create tv shows and blockbuster movies. charley rose has his story. ♪ a beautiful smile to hide the pain ♪ >> reporter: garry marshall knew how to make a moment. a five-time emmy nominee. ♪ sunday, monday, happy days >> reporter: marshall was a hit maker. he created numerous '70s and '80s television sitcoms. "lavergne and shirley." and "mork and mindy." the unknown robin williams.
marshall shined in front of the camera too. >> i like wayne newton. >> i said wayne newton? >> i heard you say wayne newton. i like him. that makes me a schmuck. >> filling blank tape is the hardest thing there is. >> why is it so hard do you think? >> because you have no excuses. a guy with a pen has really no excuses. >> reporter: on cbs this morning in 2012, marshall explained how an uncertain ending contributed to the big screen magic of "pretty woman." >> we didn't have an ending and then we finally had a fairy tale ending and i said julia, tell the story about the girl in the tower. just tell it.
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the republican national convention in cleveland hasn't attracted the violent protests many had feared but it has attracted several rock and roll bands committed to changing the political process. >> reporter: behind me you see a memorial to the rock and roll in america. donald trump may be the headliner but last night one band came to town with the intention of disrespecting that party. if rifts could start a revolution, then the prophets of rage hope to start right now. >> what we do is we play music.
we play it loud and with meaning. >> reporter: he plays guitar in the band. >> i describe this band as a path of revolutionary musicians who have come together during this crazy, historic political juncture. >> reporter: formed this year it's a collection of rock veterans. three guys from the '90s band, rage against the machine teamed up with be real from cyprus hill and chuck d from the '80s rap group, public enemy. all three ensembles were known for their politically charged lyrics and in-your-face performances. >> it's a reintroduction of a particular style of how words and music can actually move people. >> reporter: the prophets of
rage say they're of no party and instead endorse a platform of the people, against corporate greed and corruption. >> our system is broken and it cannot be fixed by either of the two major parties. i'm not going to hope that the dem gaug advocating war crimes at the rnc or the centerest democrat is going to fix the country. >> reporter: at this year's republican national convention, they're staging concerts which they hope will encourage action. >> the world's not going to change itself, that's up for you. ♪ stop children what's that sound everybody look what's going down ♪ >> reporter: jason hanley is in charge of education at the rock and roll hall of fame. he says the prophets of rage are part of history repeating itself. >> rock and roll grew up side by
side with what was happening. ♪ so many people are dying >> reporter: bob dylan captured the anger of a young generation. 20 years later, rappers like nwa voice the frustration and oppression of urban communities. >> we're still today dealing with those exact same issues. so those lyrics still resonate with us and they still feel painful and that's all right. >> people are feeling what we're speaking of right now. >> reporter: the word rage, especially in the last couple weeks, things have been heated. there have been killings of civilians, killings of police officers. is there ever a line that you won't cross when you're performing your art? >> this is about peaceful protest but it's anger and injustice that sparks people to act and that's what our music's about. >> the presidential campaign
hasn't really begun yet but it's already providing fodder for political cartoonist from coast to coast. ro here in cleveland. >> reporter: at the cleveland art gallery, spaces, four decades of political cartoons from former syndicated editorial artist, ed fresca are now on display. what makes for a successful political cartoon? >> when i have provoked somebody into thinking. left, right, doesn't matter. >> reporter: the art predates the founding of our country. >> he did the snake bits of the 13 colonies, which if they don't unite, they're not going to survive. sfwlr >> reporter: a descendant of
john adams and john quincy adams. the great cartoonists of the past, would this be great material for them? >> i think this is a year made for a political cartoonist. donald trump is just a cartoonist' dream. his hair, his face, the way he speaks. there's a cartoon quality to that. >> they can draw him every day. >> reporter: david horsy is a two-time pulitzer prize winner of the l.a. times. he's wielding his pen all this week in cleveland. >> i've drawn him as a barbarian conquering roam, as a caveman. there are wonderful analogies you can find for his sort of macho, i'm in charge i don't care style. >> reporter: political cartooning isn't just about
cartooning. i'm providing commentary and the drawing ads a hoeightened reality. when you're looking at hillary clinton, what physical features are good material for political cartoonist? >> you start with the face. she has a very kind of round face, moon face. kind of a small mouth, big eyes. there's sort of a -- i don't know. i'm going to get in trouble with this. but sort of this midwestern mom look to her. >> reporter: the point is to draw blood. >> right here we have nixon with his patented reseeding hairline. >> reporter: richard nixon gave the cartoonists of his era plenty of material. >> i think he was a sneaky looking guy and wasn't too hard to exaggerate. >> the whole position of political cartooning is to poke
fun at the powerful and humor itself is very seldom nice. i mean, you're always finding the weakness and going after that. and that's ultimately the job of a political cartoonist is to intelligently pruvehicovoke wit images and observations about the world. >> reporter: and maybe, just maybe move the masses. can you over humbly say it rarely moves a needle. but abraham lincoln thanks thomas gnash for the election and yulysses grant thanked him also. >> they can taken a issue you don't care about and they can make it seem immediate and visceral. i think this is a period where
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summertime and the living is easy. spaels especially in one of america's most iconic national parks. >> reporter: the rooms atti cunl bay don't have televisions. a luxury resort situated inside a national park. guests enjoy access to pristine beaches, tropical cocktails, and sunset cruz -- cruises. and there's fine dining under the stars. and if you're wondering how did a national park end up with a resort that feels like a place rockefeller would stay? it's because it's the type of place a rockefeller would build.
in 1952, lawrence rockefeller landed on this stretch of st. john, the smallest of the u.s. virgin islands. he thought this was one of the most beautiful places he had ever seen. so, he bought it. most of it, at least. it's good to be a rockefeller. his father, john d. rockefeller jr. used some of the family fortune to expand grand titon national park. and so, while developing a luxury resort in the middle of paradise began to get a similar idea. >> he thought there should be a partnership between commerce and conservation and he built the resort with the idea that visitors can have the luxury of leapi sleeping in a bed but can
experience being in a natural setting. curin is a ranger at virgin islands national park. the first 5,000 acres were a gift from rockefeller. with assistance from frank stick, rockefeller bought up nearly half the island. at a picnic, he handed over the land to the federal government. with one condition, that he would still be allowed to run caneal bay. >> it would be a resort with a beach. >> reporter: nicolai, the general manager where the setting remains the setting point. rockefeller designed the hotel as one of the first eko resorts. the lighting is low, the buildings are unobtrusive. >> it's protected.
>> reporter: the water is filled with sea turtles. and it operates under an exclusive lease passed on by its current owners. but not much has changed since rockefeller was in charge, except maybe the prices. >> the high end is $1800 per night and cottage 7, his old residen residence. >> reporter: the rooms of cottage 7 were rockefeller's preferred accommodations. in a way, it was this hotel that kept the island from becoming a bunch of hotels. sitting on the edge of st. john, you can see st. thomas and the difference is striking. on nearby st. thomas, development runs wild. but thanks to this chance visit by a new york billionaire, today nearly 2/3 of st. john is a
beer is big business these days. and one of the founding fathers named his brew after one of the founding fathers of the united states, john adams. serena sat down with him over a couple of beers. >> four ingredients go into beer. >> reporter: at the sam adams brewery in boston, massachusetts, kraft beer lovers unlock hops. learn what a mash is. >> it looks like a porage or an oatmeal. >> reporter: and of course sample a variety of brews. >> this is actually brew would kosher salt, which is something i didn't know before but it adds
a dirafferent layer of flavor t the beer. >> my favorite ones would be stout. >> reporter: today there are more than 4,000 kraft brewers in the united states. when jim cook started in 1984, the american beer landscape looked very different. >> american beer was the laughing stock of the rest of the world because everybody thought it was just watery and fizzy. >> reporter: determined to change that, jim cook quit his corporate job to brew beer. he thought his father, a fifth generation brewer would be pleased. >> i thought i was going to have a father-son moment. that's so great. he looked at me and said jim, you've done some stupid things in your life. this is about the stupidest things. >> reporter: today sam adams has
started a revolution of its own and jim cook is a billionaire. a made-in america success story. he writes about in his new book. you get compared to steve jobes. you're the steve jobes of beer. >> i'm just trying to give people a better glass of beer. >> reporter: using his great grandfather's recipe. >> the ingredients were grown north of berauvaria. >> reporter: though now he's the guy to beat in an industry that has exploded. >> they have gotten to 10 or 12% of the market. we can double. that's pretty cool. >> and that's the overnight news for this thursday. for some of you the news continues, for others, check back a little later for the
morning news and cbs this morning. captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, july 21st, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." a rifle -- a rival's revenge. ted cruz takes the stage at the republic national convention and refuses to endorse donald trump. instead, telling delegates -- >> stand and speak and vote your conscience. >> this morning, we are getting trump's response to the most shocking moment of the night. mike pence officially accepts the nomination for vice president, delivering a speech that was equal part praise for