tv CBS This Morning CBS October 7, 2017 5:00am-7:00am PDT
captioning funded by cbs good morning. it's october 7th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning: saturday." the storm strengthens overnight. nate becomes a hurricane and takes aim at the gulf coast. plus, asking for help in the vegas massacre. investigators now turn to the public as new details emerge on the killer's arsenal. sofrling a presidential riddle. questions continue to swirl after a cryptic comment from president trump. and he may be the most legendary filmmaker of our time. this morning we'll talk to the person who got to turn the
cameras on steven spielberg for a unique documentary. but we begin today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. we're issuing a mandatory curfew that will begin saturday evening at 6:00 p.m. and ending sunday morning. nate powers up as nooensz braces for impact. >> hurricane nate, the category 1 hurricane is expected to make landfall and the state of louisiana is preparing for a direct hit. >> keep your head down. >> nearly a week after the shooting in plaintiff, police are still coming up empty. >> i get it. we all want answers. we have looked at everything, literally. >> court battles are looming over president trump's decision to roll back the mandate for employers to provide birth control coverage. >> women across america are rightly scares.
>> we love -- >> he tries an awkward language. >> how do you say it? >> puerto rico. >> a meet right sighting was caught on camera. >> all that -- >> a very strong battle on the way to doosle dorf. >> -- and all that matters -- >> down the line it goes. fair bare. the indians take a 2-0 decision series lead. >> -- on "cbs this morning." a national moment at the washington cubs game. >> speaking of bouncing back, how about steve scalise throwing out the first strike. that was a heck of an arm there. >> that was.
a beautiful new york sunrise. welcome to the weekend, everyone. and welcome back, alex wagner. >> it is great to be back. i'll tell you one thing, anthony, having a newborn, the early mornings don't seem as early. >> you're used to it now. >> how is everyone doing? >> the baby is great. >> we promised baby pictures later, but we'll keep you in suspense now. >> i like it. hurricane nate is gaining strength as it heads to the u.s. mainland. it became a category along the central gulf coast. >> the storm is being blamed for at least 21 deaths. overnight it skirted mexico's youk can peninsula, an area popular with tourists.r more ono
to meteorologist liz. good morning, liz. >> most of the rainfall and thunderstorms are on the eastern side of the storm so those on the eastern path will likely see more of the destruction. this is a five-alarm advisory. it's a category 1 storm. this track will take it, making land fall as a category 1 hurricane somewhere near gulfport or biloxi before pushing through the tennessee and ohio valleys an finally becoming a depression off the coast of new england. hurricane warning have birthday issued from lake ponchartrain over to the florida/alabama border. the yellow is the storme warrenings. they're going to be feeling the storm as well. everyone in this pink/magenta color, what should you expect?
>> hurricane force winds up to 95 miles an hour. alex? >> liz horton of our wfor station. thanks, liz. those areas are home to almost 12 million people. a mandatory curfew goes into effect in new orleans tonight at 7:00 local time. michelle miller is there. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i'm here along the lakes of bank pontchartrain and the waves are kicking up pretty good here. in addition to that curfew that you mention, the mayor of new orleans has also issued a mandatory evacuation order for anyone living outside of the city's flood protection system. we're looking aet the wall just to my left here and we should know officials closed some 200 floodgates overnight ahead of a storm surge that's expected to
be as high as ten feet. water, it's already spilling onto streets in the venetian isles neighborhood of new orleans. it's an unusually high tide. residents have until noon today to leave. that's when the neighborhood comes under a mandatory evacuation order. >> i can't call anybody. so it is a good idea to leave for most people. >> reporter: others have already left their homes. the first evacuees began arriving at this shelter in black m plaquemines pair about. >> they opened the centers so we have a place go, and i appreciate that. >> reporter: while line at the gas pumps formed friday, many e their eye on the water pumps buchl mayor landry says the city
is ready. >> can you guarantee the pumping system will work as it should? >> as a matter of fact, i know we can. we have plenty of power to handle the rain events. >> reporter: 20-year resident of new orleans kathy adams is pack sand bags. she's hoping it keeps the water out of her property, but if the worse happens, she won't be there. >> reporter: if there's another hurricane, what will you do? >> clothes are in the car, packed and ready to go. >> packed and ready to go. >> in suitcases in the car. >> reporter: they're concern concerneding wind and with wind come power outages. folks are urged to have supplies and stockpile them that will keep them in supply for at least a week. anthony? >> all right. michelle miller in nooerchs.
thanks, michelle. vice president mike pence will visit las vegas today nearly a week after the snooiper shooting that left 58 dead and injured nearly 500. meanwhile we eastern learning more about gunman stephen paddock and his arsenal ahead of sunday's atake. these new tee tails fwit s - give a better view. but they're still looking for motive. anna werner has more. >> reporter: if you know something, say something. it's a mesh of how little police know about why paddock did what he did. >> we do not still have a clear motive or reason why. >> reporter: las vegas metro police undersheriff kevin mcmahill says his department is following up on more than 100 leads, trying to determine stephen paddock's motive for
mass murder. >> we've looked at everything, literally, the suspect's personal life, any political affiliation, his social behaviors. >> reporter: but nearly a week after the deadly shooting, investigators remain frustrated by a look of clues as to what prompted the attack. >> in the past,tory rar attacks or incidents, motive was made very clear by a note left, social media, investigators mining computer data. today in our investigation, we don't have any of that uncovered. >> reporter: paddock holed up in a suite at the mandalay bay hotel suite. sources say his arsenal would have cost well over $50,000. investigators also found paddock's car in the hotel parking garage. it held an explosive, tanner right, and at least a thousand rounds of ammunition.
but police say a hero in the form of security guard jesus campos likely interrupted his attack. he went up to the 32nd floor to investigate a room whose alarm went off when paddock fire at him, hitting him in the leg. >> i can tell you this was a remarkable effort by a brave and remarkable man. >> reporter: meanwhile the city is honoring those who lost their lives. volunteers came to build a healing garden that opened last night. the park includes a wall of rem mem brans and a tree planted for each person killed sunday night in the strategy. >> we're really proud of the city, how everybody has pulled together and tried to help with whatever they can to. >> and yet another revelation this morning, this one from the "associated press" which reports investigators are now interviewing call girls after learned paddock may have hired a
prostitute in the days leading up to the shooting. no one has been identified, alex, but they certainly want to talk to anyone that may have spoken with him during that time period. >> anna werner in las vegas. thanks, anna. president trump is keeping a promise he made. on friday he announced more employers can opt out of offering birth control for workers and the other protecting l fw bt americans. all of this after he still has not explained a cryptic and ominous comment he made earlier this week. errol barnett is at the white house. good morning. >> good morning. the president delivered a one-two punch as to religious freedom. >> the president believes that the freedom to practice one's faith is a fundamental right in this country. >> the white house cited religious freedom in issuing new
>> top military leaders and their wives when president trump said this. >> you know what this represents? maybe it's the calm before the storm. it could be. the calm before the storm. >> before that meeting, president trump said tremendous progress had been made against isis, amid rising tension with north korea and ahead of next week's announcement of the president's iran strategy. >> we have had challenges that we really should have taken care of a long time ago. >> the president is expected to take steps next week that could unravel the agreement to freeze iran's nuclear program. that action would be in defiance of top national security advisers like defense secretary jim mattis and secretary of state rex tillerson. president trump refuted reports this week that tillerson called
him a moron and nearly quit following a july meeting. >> it was fake news, it was a totally phony story. >> the white house said the president remains confident in tillerson. >> thanks, errol. joining us is cbs news politica. this might qualify as a quiet week at the white house. but what do we make of this cryptic calm before the storm comment as errol called it? the presidential riddle? >> i think it's the latest episode of what does donald trump really mean when he says something, right? we've played this game since he became the presidential candidate. he says thing, we try to figure out what he's talking about. i think the thing that has people a little bit unnerved about this is he did this standing in front of a bunch of military leaders. it led to a lot of people asking the question, does he, with the
tensions between iran and the united states, with north korea, does he mean something more than just throwing a line out like he's done in the past? we've asked a lot of questions, no answer. we're trying to figure this one out. >> in the department of the inscrutable, what happens with the state house and the white house with rex tillerson, called the president a name reportedly. we know the president is no fan of personal insults directed towards him. >> the president and the president's spokesperson said he has confidence in rex tillerson. i think this is a frayed relationship. we've seen that play out publicly, but it doesn't seem like there's much of a desire to tell tillerson to go at this point. enough shake-ups with the white house. i think losing another cabinet member, especially in light of what happened with the health and human services secretary and his private jet. >> given the issues with north korea, with iran, i mean, how much longer can a relationship that is as frayed as this one
is, can it continue given what's at stake here? >> i think that's a good question. i think the issue here is how much are people listening to the president and how much are people listening to the president's advisers? if the sense is that tillerson and defense secretary mattis and chief of staff john kelly have a lot to say in this operation, then it can continue to run what they're doing parallel to what the president is doing, then maybe it can run for a while. i think the sense is there's those feeks and there's been some reporting that these folks are sticking together to, we with this president to make sure they keep him on the right track. it ooh's bigger issue for those guys as opposed to turning their backs on him. >> there's a lot on the hor is ton. he's going to decertify the nuclear iran deal. what happens? >> that's tough. they call it the worst deal and called it an embarrassment, but
there's not necessarily a slam dunk situation in congress to kill this thing, right? republicans have talked tough, but then you look at especially in the senate, it's only a two-asset majority in the senate and there's some republican senators say, wait a minute, let's step back and look at this. you have pressure from the foreign governments saying don't pull out of this, and so it might not be the slam during. it might be him hints to congress, let him deal with it. >> what's his motive in kicking it back to congress? >> he can say he decertified it. but it's up to congress to fix this. we've seen what happens when he leaves it to congress to fix things. >> and on that note of obamacare, the president is making good on a promise he made to religious leaders. he's narrowing the contraceptive mandate. there's going to be a human cry. why spoil for an ideological
fight right now? >> keep in mind, this is one of the most unequivocal supporters of this president. this a reward to them to say, look, thank you for your support and your candidacying which is important because he's not that popular. look at the birth control and they framed some of this in the deregulation push which the president has been going since his presidency, rolling back the obama-e obama-era. >> tomorrow morning john dickerson's guests will include wain wayne lapierre and senator dianne feinstein. they foiled an isis terrorist plot the tar debt new
york city. they planned to set off explosives at time squarks subways, and concert venues. paula reid has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. newly unsealed documents allege three men from pakistan, canada, and the fill leans used messaging to plan attacks. they kept the details of this isis-inspired spot secret until yesterday because they wanted to determine if any other people were involved. they wanted to set off bombs times square, new york subways and people attending concerts. they made reference to the 2015 attack in france. they say we walk in with guns in our hands. that's how the paris guys did. one guy purchased an array of bomb-making materials and a cabin in new york city where he wanted to build device. the plot was broken up in may of
2016. when the men were discovered about terrorism, the fbi made contact with them. they pled guilty. >> thanks, paula. "thehill" reports that his agency will have no choice but to conduct workplace and neighborhood rasd in california. thomas holliman says the new sanctuary law undermines immigration safety. >> the "associated press" reported former u.s. army sergeant bowe bergdahl has reportedly struck a deal so he doesn't have to go to trial. he was held captive by the
taliban for five years. "the new york times" reports one third of the all-male board at the weinstein company has resigned. in the wake of the sexual harassment allegations of the chairman harvey weinstein. four remaining members have hired an attorney to look into it. he's taken a leave of absence. "wired magazine" reports google's parent company is taking one step close e. the fcc will allow alphabet to fly 30 balloons seen in this demonstration into space. they're equipped with voice and data services to connect users with their local carriers for up to six months. the balloons will replace cell phone towers knocked down by hurricanes. if there's something cooler than that, i don't know what it is.
>> that is pretty cool. bon appetit magazine says mcdonald's is testing a new sandwich. the mcvegan, it will be released in finland. it has a soy patty, vegan sauce, let tus, tomatoes, and no pickles. it will be determined if it will be in other places. >> what do you say in. >> all i can say is we've come a long way baby. at 7:22 here's a look at the weather for your weekend. the massacre in las vegas
has triggered another loud debate on gun control, but this time something might have changed. the nra and president trump have said they areali le willing to consider new regulations on bump stocks. we'll dive into it to see what might happen. coming to you, recruiters, only they work for the cia. why some of the universities are turning into spy schools. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday." ♪ yes, you'll be in my heart ♪
♪ from this day on ♪ now and forevermore... charles osgood: if animals are our best friends, shouldn't we be theirs? visit your local shelter. adopt a pet. ♪ no matter... osgood: cbs cares. ♪ no matter... boy: this is the story of a boy who was very sensitive to lights and sounds. so he built secret hiding places where nothing could get in.
the boy didn't like looking people in the eye. it made him feel uncomfortable. one day, he found out he had something called autism. his family got him help. and slowly he learned how to live with it better. announcer: early intervention can make a lifetime of difference. learn the signs at autismspeaks.org. on the money, a rather quirky game show contestant is on quite the hot take. details on it. a film maker with the documentary on steven spielberg. we'll go one on one with the film director.
let's start with this. you say never in your lifetime did you think a blackman would become president. in 2016 many people thought donald trump could not be president, yet you believe the two are connected, how. ? >> i would say i belong to both camps by the way. i should be out of the prediction business by now. i don't think donald trump's presidency is literally possible without the response to barack obama, not necessarily barack obama himself and i don't mean that in a symbolic way. his political career begins in birtherismism. it had a hay degree in the opposition party during hills
pr his presidency. many believed he didn't have the means to be president. >> you think in part the vote for donald trump was in part if not a significant part, a vote against bam. >> yeah. and i think it was a kind of revanches. i would enfa size an important part. a revanchism. we should accept this. the expectation with the election of a black man to the white house that that would somehow disappear, that we would no longer have to grapple with that, i think, is a bit naive.
obviously our thoughts as we sit here trying to enjoy baseball are with everybody affected by everything that happened in las vegas. speaking of being effective and bouncing back, how about steve scalise throwing out the first pitch. it's a heck of a great throw. >> louisiana congressman steve scalise receiving a standing ovation last night after tossing the ceremonial first pitch at nationals pack in washington. it's so great to see him out there. he's recovering from multiple surgeries after a gunman opened fire during a congressional baseball game back in june. the cubs lost to the nationals. >> that was a great part of the game,'ve phen it didn't end the way i wanted it to.
>> welcome back to "cbs this morning: saturday," the front line on espionage is not where you think it is. we'll talk with an author about an intriguing book on where spies are located. muhammad ali was making headlines protesting the vietnam war. we'll take a look at a new book that show as much more flawed and complex character than many of us knew. that's ahead. we begin this half hour with what mae be a significant shift in gun control. stephen paddock used a bump stock to turn his rifles into machine guns. >> some republicans in congress as does president trump. joining us from our washington bureau is ed o'keefe. he's been corying this story for the "washington post." he's also a cbs news contributor. good morning.
>> good morning, guys. >> hi, ed. how significant was it? >> it was significant, anthony. you saw republicans so openly willing to discuss it. usually after the traejgys you hear them say, it's too soon to judge. i was struck that almost immediately you saw some pretty senior republican lawmakers realize that this obscure device that nobody knew about, at least not at the capital, they were able to talk about it and say something needs to be done or we do something in legislation. you heard majority leader misch much connell discuss legislation, refuse to take an issue, but there are enough republicans who can at least compel themselves to hold hearings and debate the issues which is farther than we've gone in several years. >> what's the medial progress
any sis? i think there's an acknowledging asymmet asymmetry. gun right advocates are usually in this for a long hall. there is an asymmetry. talk more about that. >> yeah. you're talking about the idea in the medial aftermath of the strategy, there's a lot of political interest and will, but 30, 60, 90 days out, the only ones concerned are gun ownerlet that dynamic has started to change. we've seen these groups pop up since sandy hook in 2012, now on a regular basis they're putting pressure on lawmakers that would enact legislation to make changes. there are two bys now. another would allow silencers on certain weapons. republicans had planned to vote on these things this week, this past week. delayed those.
these gun control groups, the groups formed by former mayor michael bloomberg, there's a large group have continued to put the pressure on democrats and some republicans, and the senate is off this coming week. that group was telling me yesterday they plan to try to find especially moderate dem rats who have been skittish about this and try to get them on the record saying they support changes in gun policy. >> what is it about bump stocks that has even the nra willing to consider it. >> first of all, did you know what it was a week ago? >> no, i don't. >> i think 99% of people didn't. the other was flank the scope of the death and the injuries that were caused in this shooting. john mccain and others republicans say, look, americans are horrified, the idea they can do this with a device no one
knew about is something that's made us to pause and consider. whether it's change in legislation, either way, they realize this is something that has to be discussed. >> ed o'keefe in washington. thanks, ed. one of the most powerful figures in hollywood is under fire. details on new fallout for harvey weinstein after "the new york times" uncovered a series of sexual harassment allegations against the hollywood movie mogul. but first here's a look at the weather for your weekend. there is an added health risk to being overweight. up next on our morning rounds,
dr. david agus on the potentially dangerous link between obesity and cancer. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday." ♪ living well when life gets busy, choose the immune supplement with more. airborne® with 2 times more vitamin c than emergen-c gummies. and specially crafted with vitamins, minerals and herbs. airborne® also with probiotics.
but their nutritional needs (vremain instinctual.d, that's why there's purina one true instinct. nutrient-dense, protein-rich, real meat number one. this is a different breed of natural nutrition. purina one, true instinct. why do people have eyebrows? why do people put milk on cereal? oh, are you reading why people put milk on cereal? why does your tummy go "grumbily, grumbily, grumbily"? why is it all? no more questions for you! ouph, that milk in your cereal was messing with you, wasn't it? yeah, happens to more people than you think... try lactaid, it's real milk, without that annoying lactose. good, right? mmm, yeah. i got your back. lactaid. it's the milk that doesn't mess with you.
time now for morning rounds. our look at the medical news for the week. first up, how obesity can lead to cancer. a new report from the centers for disease control found that cancers associated with obesity and being overweight are on the rise. >> these cancers accounted for 40% of the cancers in the u.s. in 2014 and that two out of three diagnosis occurred in people between the ages of 50 and 74. joining us now from los angeles to discuss this is cbs news contributor dr. david agus. what are the main findings from this report? >> first, alex, welcome back. great to see you. >> thank you. >> there's been a general
increase in cancers in the united states and it's tempered by the fact that except for colon cancer because there's screening there's an increase in obesity-related cancers. obesity, which is two-thirds of our population is contributing to this cancer incidence rise. >> did the report address ways to attack this as an oncologist? what do you think needs to be done? >> obesity changes your body. hormones go up and it makes it receptive to getting cancer. what we know is there are ways obviously to reduce obesity, good food choices, encouraging people to walk, and i think the key thing is education. most people don't know of the association between obesity and cancer. so the more we education and the more we develop programs. cities need to develop walking packets. schools need to push peek in this direction so they understand the implications of being overweight. >> all right, doc.
something i can commiserate with. problems with sleep in older americans. the university of michigan released a poll of 1,000 people between the ages of 65 and 80. 46% of them have trouble falling asleep and they don't know why they have trouble. >> you're not that old, alex. >> i feel that old right now. >> she has problems with young people falling asleep, very young people. >> so true. >> she did a genetic experiment and this is the result of that genetic experiment. what that cistudy showed is as get older there are sleep issues. most have sleep issues related to the medical problem or something else going on. what's astonishing they didn't discuss it with their doctor and they're taking sleeping medications to try to help with it. the keep is discuss it with your tock tore, look at the root
cause of what's going on and as much as possible avoid the sleep medications, they're not meant for long-term use and over-the-counter ones have to have significant side effects. pi do something simple with sleep. before i go to bed, like to watch tv and i wear these glasses that have a yellow tint. the blue light of the tv activates the tv and thinks it's day time. even if you fall asleep, it's not going to be deep enough. >> it's interesting that you say. that. timted glass helps. >> it helps. >> you look super cool wearing them before you go to bed. >> i think you look a little quirky but okay. finally, a new way to calm kids before surgery. an article published a clinical trial where 69 kids who were about to undergo surgery were split into two groups. >> one group received the traditional explanation of the
upcoming operation while the other saw a virtual reality who had a penguin who explained the result. the result. those who saw the one with the pen again had less. >> no problem. the trouble is finding penguins in today's society. >> you're going to find anxiety. >> i'm dressed like a penguin. the more the child knows going in, the better the outcome is. education is key. they respond to it. we need to do more that's appropriate for the aim and the culture and at the same time really make them understand what's going to happen before it happens? it's so scary when you're a kid. >> and an adult too. >> that is true for anybody. >> i would like to be visited by a penguin. >> i ooh get you a stuff one.
>> thank you very much. >> dr. agus in los angeles, thank you very much for your time. >> thank you, guys. recruiting spies on college campuses. the relationship between them. we'll talk about a new book "spy schools." that's coming up next. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday." your brain changes as you get older. but prevagen helps your brain with an ingredient originally discovered... in jellyfish. in clinical trials, prevagen has been shown to improve short-term memory. prevagen. the name to remember. not for me, for you.
aveeno® positively radiant 60 second in-shower facial. works with steam to reveal glowing skin in just one minute. aveeno® naturally beautiful results® [phi anne.g] so those financial regulations being talked about? they could affect your accounts, so let's get together and talk, and make sure everything's clear. yeah, that would be great. being proactive... it's how edward jones makes sense of investing. when you make a pb&j with smucker's,
that's the difference between ordinary everyday and exquisitely delicious in an everyday sort of way. because with a name like smucker's, it has to be good. hi, i need your help.s for i've been trying to find. and exquisitely delicious in an everyday sort of way. a knee specialist... but nobody has an opening for months! uuuggghhh!!! uuurrrggghhh!!! mr. powers? you can't always control your feelings... i found one in-network next tuesday. but choosing unitedhealthcare can help you control your care. thanks, stephanie. i see on your preventive checklist, you're due for a colonoscopy. it's covered at no additional cost to you. great! no green. unitedhealthcare
to many of us is the work of spies takes place far away in exotic localesings, but our next guest has found it's happening on college campuses right here in the u.s. >> he exposes the admissions preferences at elite colleges. now his new book "spy schools" how foreign and domestic intelligence services have
turned institutes of higher learning into the front lines of espionage. daniel golden, welcome. >> thank you. good morning. >> what drove you to write on the subject? >> i spoke with a professor years ago who the fbi was trying to pressure to sfie on china, and i thought this was very unusual, but as i looked into it, it turned out to be quite commonplace, and what i found is that globalizations with essentially creating this kind of covert spy versus spy situation on campus where there are so many foreign students and researchers and visiting scholars, some are looking to poach research or recruit people and at the same time the cia and fbi are using the same tactics to use them to send them home. both sides are exploiting universities and uses the professors and students as pawns. >> why is it easier on college
campuses? >> college campuses are pretty open trusting places they're more open than a gated community. you can walk into an open auditorium or cafeteria and at the same time, they can be very fruitful. a lot of universities do a lot of military and intelligence research. a lot of them shuttle between universities. young students, that's an impressionable able. they can be easily wooed. it's kind of an attractive low risk thing. >> i know it surprised john la carey who called your book timely and shocking. do the universities know this is going on and if so, why do they tolerate it? >> i think they do know it's going on, but they kind of turn a blind eye because they have a lot of financial motives to look the other way. foreign students provide a lot
of revenue. they have a lot of contracts with the government agencies and military, so they don't want to push back there. so they're all looking to be international and foreign branches. >> you talk about an american named glen shriver who became sort of a warning case whochl was he whajd do we need to know about him? >> he was an american from michigan, grand valley state, who went on a brown study program in china. china recruited him soon afters he graduated. i paid him to penetrate the cia and he was caught a. he had a bit of an ego oonld & they praised him a lot. i think the u.s. intelligence said if they're interested in this, a lot of american students could be vulnerable. >> recently harvard's kennedy school rescinded an invitation
to chelsea manning on the campus. what does it say of the relationship between the universities and the intelligence community? >> the kennedy school at harvard in particular has a whole web of enteenageleme entanglements with the cia. in my book i uncover one particular aspect which is that there's a long lean of cia agents or officers have gone to the kennedy school under cover, using their foreign cover. the programs are in a predominantly foreign government leaders and so they get a chance to cultivate kind of these unsuspected classmates. >> the book is spy schools. daniel golden, thanks for joining us. >> thank you. coming up, the game show
champion. we'll take a look at the bartender and his incredible run on "jeopardy." we'll check out the baby photos of a certain co-anchor who's back. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday." now, that's a tease. alert you id your social security number on any one of thousands of risky sites, so you'll be in the know. ooh. sushi. ugh. being in the know is a good thing. sign up online for free. discover social security alerts. this this this is my body of proof. proof of less joint pain and clearer skin. this is my body of proof that i can take on psoriatic arthritis with humira. of a certain co-anchor who's source of inflammation that contributes to both joint and skin symptoms. it's proven to help relieve pain, stop further joint damage, and clear skin in many adults. humira is the #1 prescribed biologic for psoriatic arthritis. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers,
including lymphoma, have happened; as have blood, liver, and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure. before treatment, get tested for tb. tell your doctor if you've been to areas where certain fungal infections are common, and if you've had tb, hepatitis b, are prone to infections, or have flu-like symptoms or sores. don't start humira if you have an infection. want more proof? ask your rheumatologist about humira. what's your body of proof? [ upbeat m♪ ic playing ] let's go. [ door slams closed ] [ music stops ] bye, mom. thanks for breakfast, mom. you look fantastic today, honey. [ music resumes ] with quality ingredients like roasted hazelnuts and cocoa, nutella is sure to bring a smile to breakfast time. nutella, spread the happy. you wof your daily routine, so why treat your mouth any differently?
is made to help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. so you'll be ready for whatever tomorrow brings. because mom's love is unconditional. even at 6am. nature's bounty melatonin. we're all better off healthy. . "wheel of fortune" uses an adaptive version of this game in which players guess a t hidden letters of a word. austin. >> hang man. >> na saudi arabia, nato. >> acronyms. >> in this film, austin. >> was the blue brothers. >> austin is good. a red-hot run will continue. austin rogers won on the game show for a ninth straight day. the new york city bartender came from behind during double jeopardy and he was the only person to come up with the correct response on final
jeopardy. >> they zbiv with the same three letters. the most densely populated country in europe and the least densely populated in asia. you think you're right? >> yeah. >> what are monaco and mongolia. you're right. >> wow. $25,000 on friday's show, bringsing his total to more than $330,000. >> oh that little mini bow is everything. i'd give him the mini crown to see that over and over again. >> the most important headline of the day, we promised you some baby pics from alex's new baby. >> oh, he's making his debut. >> no. he made a debut the day after he was born, but this is major. how's he sleeping? >> i shouldn't say on tell investigation, but i'm going to. he's sleeping really well. >> which accounts for why you look so fresh?
>> well, also under-eye concealer. >> he's a good baby and cuter bety day if that's pop. >> we'll be right back. welcome, sai. as we say this is not new acrimo acrimony. >> no, i was there when spiro agnew called us nay bobs of negativity. >> written by bill sapphire. >> yeah. and i think pat buchanan had a hand in that. >> but people are getting their news from many different sources. >> what's so drnt, we're so overloaded with so much information from so many different sources it's hard to separate the wheat from the chaf. >> are we better off? >> right now we're in the midst of this communications revolution that has choatally change houd we get the news but our whole culture.
>> what's the danger to the republic? >> the danger is once it gets out there, it's so hard to knock it down. look, the day after the shooting in las vegas, there were stories on the internet he was a recent convert to islam, that he was connected in some way with isis, that he was a big fan of rachel maddow, as if that's some sort of a sin. all of that was totally false. but it en me. i saw how he kre lentrecently c to islam and i called tv producers. >> some thinking, bob, more news, better informed. >> the good news about social media, just like david begnaud was talking how neighbors down there in puerto rico were kektding with each other, how they were e-mailing him and texting him and he wasable to get help. who are these people?
the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing.
morning. >> coming up this hour, harvey weinstein faces sexual harassment allegations, details on the absence while a legal team investigates. 'll haveuhammad ali and we'll t lk to the author of a new biography that looks at the life of ali. >> and a founding father of modern cuisine in philadelphia. go inside of the restaurant empire of steven star. but first our top story this half hour. is ricane nate is aimed at the gulf coast this weekend. storm gained strength in the gai of mexico late friday and ford make landfall late tonight
near new orleans. >> the storm is blamed for 21 eaths in costa rica, nicaragua and honduras. on the latest on the path let's go to liz from wfor. good morning, liz. wfor.od morning. and the latest advisory just in. mornin seeing a strengthening storm. here it is. you could see out in the gulf of seeco, most of the activity on it'seastern edge that continues northwest at 22 miles per hour. winds 85 miles per hour, r.essure sitting at 986 so it is a strengthening storm and currently 245 miles south thutheast of the mouth of thssissippi river. the path takes this up and lakely to make landfall near the gulfport or biloxi before moving eut to the north and east and then finally beginning to weaken east it interacts with land but certainly a big storm. hurricane warnings posted from lake pontchartrain to the florida and alabama border and
tropical storm warnings into georgia and portions of alabama. e.orm surge is an issue. benings that we could see five to nine feet of storm surge above ground and a dangerous cert situation and flash flooding a and odncern. not good news for those folks. >> liz hortdon, from our miami station, wfor, thanks, liz. in new orleans, prepgs are under way for nate's arrival. .m.andatory will start at 7:00 asm. until the storm has passed. residents are filling sandbags or packing to leave town. the governor warns people to be ready. >> south central and southeast louisiana should be prepared and on guard. as you know, the waters in the gulf of mexico remain very warm and that means that there is still a lot of uncertainty as it relates to the intensity of the rmorm once it makes landfall. >> states of emergency have been >> declared in louisiana, floridsippi, florida and alabama. louisiana ordered an evacuation
of some coastal areas and rerrier islands. vice president mike pence ba got a firsthand look at the damage done by hurricane maria in the virgin islands. ands.ok a helicopter tour of the amage on friday describing the wreckage as overwhelming. maria wiped out power and left the island residents short of .ood and supplies. hu he shook hands with victims and spoke about the federal government's commitment to helping the u.s. territory recover. eg> the vice president travels to las vegas to take part in a ceremony marking the shooting massacre. las vegas police are appealing to the public for help after pursuing more than a thousand leads. they still could not determine stephen paddocks motive for mass murder that left 58 dead and eearly 500 injured. the associated press reports police are starting to interview prostitutes believing he might have hired a call girl before the shooting. >> inform a search, the tonight said the body of a fourth u.s. h ldier has been recovered.
following this week's deadly ambush by islamic extremists in follow niger, north of the capital. the military has identified the iner soldiers killed as members of a special forces group based in ft. bragg, north carolina. the fourth soldier has not been identified. u.s. forces do not have a direct nigat mission in niger but serve in an advisory role. the sexual harassm ionsgations dogging harvey weinstein are sending shock ha avves through the entertainment and political community and now democrats are distancing po themselves from one of the onengest fundraisers. jaky as the latest on the sudden rebranding. >> i just want to thank my agent and god, harvey weinstein -- thank you for killing whoever you had to kill to get me up here today. >> harvey weinstein's name is
synonymous for winning oscars and making stars but accusations of sexual harassment from created a new image. matt bellamy, the public face doesn't match the private behavior. >> do you think his career is sner. >> the allegations are hugely damaging to his business. >> he has hob nobbed with he'sticians of all political stripes. >> this is possible because of harvey. he is a wonderful human being. f> weinstein has posted as a hampion for liberal causes like climate change and gun control and women's rights and raised millions for barack obama and lndidate hillary clinton. he donated $5,000 to senate elizabeth warren and more than $14,000 to senate chuck schumer. both have now given the money to charities that deal with sexual violence and women's issues. >> and i think that if he receives from public view and is
dogged by these claims for the rest of his career, it is going to have a repercussion siroughout the industries. >> the attorney lisa bloom is advising weinstein and in the isat she has defended bill cosby accusers and followed in the aotsteps of her mother gloria allred. but they have a business connection. oninstein is producing the tv add eptation of her 2014 book that focuses on trayvon martin's for "ller. for "cbs this morning saturday," jamie youk is. here is a look at the at thr for your weekend. weather. in the ring, he could float like a butterfly. but outside of sports, muhammad
ali got stung for taking on the establishment. up next we talk to jonathan about his new book, a new book with shocking revelations about the champ's health while he was still boxing. you are watching "cbs this morning saturday." still boxing. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday." (avo) when you have type 2 diabetes, you manage your a1c, but you also have a higher risk of heart attack or stroke. non-insulin victoza® lowers a1c, and now reduces cardiovascular risk. victoza® lowers my a1c and blood sugar better than the leading branded pill. (avo) and for people with type 2 diabetes treating cardiovascular disease, victoza® is now approved to lower the risk of major cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke, or death. and while it isn't for weight loss, victoza® may help you lose some weight. (avo) victoza® is not for people with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. do not take victoza® if you have a personal or family history
of medullary thyroid cancer, multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2, or if you are allergic to victoza® or any of its ingredients. stop taking victoza® and get medical help right away if you get symptoms of a serious allergic reaction such as rash, swelling, difficulty breathing or swallowing. serious side effects may happen, including pancreatitis. so, stop taking victoza® and call your doctor right away if you have severe pain in your stomach area. tell your doctor your medical history. gallbladder problems have happened in some people. tell your doctor right away if you get symptoms. taking victoza® with a sulfonylurea or insulin may cause low blood sugar. common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, decreased appetite, indigestion, and constipation. side effects can lead to dehydration, which may cause kidney problems. ask your doctor about victoza®.
more than 60 years ago inside an abandoned chicken coop. where our founder discovered a retired teacher living. no home. no healthcare. so she said "no" to this injustice, and "yes" to transforming lives. it's this drive, this compassion, that inspired aarp. today, we empower people to choose how they live as they age. we advocate for health and financial security. we strengthen communities everywhere. we are aarp. creating real possibilities.
♪ for the fight, i've wrestled with alligators and tussles with a while and handcuffed lightning and put thundner jail. >> cassius clay exploded on the scene known as the louisville lip. clay would change his name and the course of american history, first as an olympic and heavy weight champion and in later years as a civil rights activist and anti-war crusaders and a
beloved figure who valently fought parkinson's disease. i sat down with author jonathan eye to discuss his epic biography of ali. >> i'm going to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. >> the brash young athlete who emerged in the early 1960s was quick, charismatic and one writer called harry belafonte with muscles. >> who is the greatest. >> in his new biography, ali, a life, the author said the boxer born cassius clay and the dyslexic son of an abusive father was just looking for a way to fight back. >> and it was boxing. boxing put him in a ring and gave him a chance to punch white people in the face and a chance t to prove he was bigger and stronger and better than his father and a chance to speak out. >> i am the greatest. >> the phrase i am the greatest became four of the most important words in the civil
rights movement. >> that alone was a radical act for a black person to say he was the greatest and it was a rallying cry. you see the black power movement adopting that. >> lingering behind those words, said the african-american magazine ebony at the time, is a blast furnace of race pride. >> most of all i'm pretty. most fighters are ugly. >> i know i'm a nice looking man. >> in 1964, clay took on heavy weight champion sonny lifton. >> none of the sportswriters thought he would beat sonnylisson and the question is whether he would be knocked out or killed. >> they were all wrong. and the day after he beat lifton announced his conversion to islam. he was now muhammad ali. >> you had to know that doing that was going to make it challenging for him. >> he heard it directly from the white businessman who were managing his career and they
said you are killing us. we had coca-cola offers on the table and then when he didn't fight vietnam, he couldn't fight against anybody. >> when would you say that his reputation changed. >> i think the big change comes in 1971 when he fights joe frazier, the fight of the century, madison square garden, he's been in exile and banned from boxing and the most hated man in america. and he's finally allowed to fight again. and by now, by 1971, our views on vietnam have changed and then gets in the ring with joe frazier and he gets whopped and knocked on his butt and gets up again. and i think that moment when he gets up is the moment when people begin to feel differently about muhammad ali. >> but the pounding he was taking if the ring, more than 200,000 punches over the course of his career, was already taking a toll. >> ali's own team started to see it quite early. >> shockingly early.
his fight doctor, his ring doctor freddy pacheco saw damage as early as 1971. >> this might be my last fight tonight. >> changes in his speech and his ability to pay attention and he saw it after the first joe frazier fight and that he never recovered from that. >> he worked with scientists at arizona state university to study ali's speech, as an indicator of cognitive damage. >> from 1970 to 1980 and he is still fighting at the age of 38 his speech declined by 26%. >> when you say his speech declines, what do you mean. >> the number of syllables per second. >> if even his own team saw it why did he keep fighting. >> money. he saw it too. he talked about it. his wives and parents came to him and said we can't understand what you are saying. he was concerned but he still kept fighting.
>> happy birthday to you. >> he's a mythic figure but also a very human figure. >> he sometimes would get the feeling he's the dalai lama and the way the media treated him but he was a deeply flawed person. we don't do him any service by doing this two dimensional myth imfigure. i want readers to understand what he was really like. >> wait until you see muhammad ali. >> it is really an epic story. and so many dimensions that you didn't imagine before. jonathan interviewed hundreds of people, all of his surviving ex-wives and wife and it is just -- it is such a complicated fascinating picture. >> and when wur talking about race and sports also traumatic brain injuries an the effects on the long-term. so timely. >> yep. >> he went from being an art guide to running more than 30 restaurants around the country, up next we travel to
philadelphia with the dish with steven starr. you are watching "cbs this morning saturday." legendary stephen starr. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday." >> announcer: this portion sponsored by toyota. let's go places. ♪ ♪ ♪ the all new 2018 camry. toyota. let's go places. you were borne to travel... borne to rock... borne to piggyback... and you don't want anything stopping you from doing what you love. so if you're looking to give your immune system extra support...
only airborne plus beta-immune booster is made with a crafted blend of vitamins and minerals, plus an added ingredient proven to boost your natural defenses. keep doing what you were borne to do. airborne plus beta immune booster. are you one sneeze away from being voted out of the carpool? try zyrtec® it's starts working hard at hour one and works twice as hard when you take it again the next day. stick with zyrtec® and muddle no more®. i even accept i have a higher risk of stroke as far as i used to. due to afib, a type of irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. but no matter where i ride, i go for my best. so if there's something better than warfarin,
i'll go for that too. eliquis. eliquis reduced the risk of stroke better than warfarin, plus had less major bleeding than warfarin. eliquis had both. don't stop taking eliquis unless your doctor tells you to, as stopping increases your risk of having a stroke. eliquis can cause serious and in rare cases fatal bleeding. don't take eliquis if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. while taking eliquis, you may bruise more easily... ...and it may take longer than usual for any bleeding to stop. seek immediate medical care for sudden signs of bleeding, like unusual bruising. eliquis may increase your bleeding risk if you take certain medicines. tell your doctor about all planned medical or dental procedures. i'm still going for my best. and for eliquis. ask your doctor about eliquis. ♪
this morning on "the he's got a hope in philadelphia. he's branched out in six other cities. now stephen starr has achieved the restaurant recognition he deserves well deserved i might add. i met up h him in filmy where his latest restaurant is about to open. just over the franklin bridge. >> i love the city. ite's good city to live in. >> you're surrounded by history. >> yep. i never notice it.
>> it's perhaps not that surprising stephen starr has not had time to take in philly's historic sites. he has 19 res strauntss in this town alone. >> philadelphia has a history rich with immigrants and it was those people who brought a lot of culture and food to this city. >> starr operate as total of 35 restaurants from around the world from a traditional english pub to his famed restaurants fusion. buddh con which opened in 1998 features a 12-foot golden statue including crowd favorites. >> it still feels incredibly fresh, but dow you feel you have to go back and recalibrate every couple of years? >> yeah, i do. it's a balance you have to come up with.
>> starr's empire is well establish at this point, but when he first went into the business, he had almost no experience. >> but what i always had, i recognized talent. i knew it inside. it was something i felt. i knew when something would be popular with my guests. i just knew it. i could smell it. i could taste it. >> early on his passions were music and comedy. starting at 20ing he opened a series of comedy and music clubs, attracting acts that would dominate popular cull tufrmt. >> what from that world do you carry with you today? >> what i learned was the show, all right? i produce shows. so whether they be joni mitchell with an acoustic guitar and a dull dulles mer or kiss with makeup
and a show, it's a show. >> his first concept was a martini bar. >> 1995. i had sold my concert business in 1992 and i didn't know what to do. >> and the movie "swingers" came out. >> i opened the bar and "swingers" came out and god was good to me and then everyone wanted to swing martinis and everyone wants to be vince vaughn. it was like simon and gomorrah here. every night people were passing out, girls with heads on the table. they didn't know how to drink them. i couldn't do it. it was like bringing crack to america. >> in 2001 he was in the beg leagues. five years later the former club
owner took his act to broadway, the big apple. >> as much as you've had hometown pride, you wanted to make it big in new york and you wanted it to matter. why is that? >> because that's the standard ride that even has for making it big. i would go to the jam beard awards and was nominated but it was always danny meyer, john georges mario ber telly rngs stephen starr. >> what's that about? >> i was like the philly guy. i was the guy 90 miles away. >> there are now six stephen starr ventures in new york including the acclaimed classic french restaurant and the huge california italian restaurant, uplet. >> you say you're a glass half
empty kind of guy. does pessism embrace greatness in. >> yes. i used to say the glass is half empty and it's probably poisoned. >> and the beard award goes to stephen starr. >> in may he finally took home the james beard award for restauranteur. >> that wasn't the first time you were nominated. >> no. i was nominated six times for the james beard. evan told me i was going to win it. tom keller came over and said, it's yours, kid. i thought, if he said it, got talks to him. i didn't win it then either. >> were you upset? >> yes, yes. >> were you angry? >> i didn't show it, but i was mad. i couldn't hear my daughter say,
you're still number one to me, dad. i could hear it another year. >> it doesn't mean content. >> i'm embarrassed to say the opening night is the saddest night. everyone there, they're all dressed up, drinking drinks, shaking my hand, and i want to go home and watch cnn -- or cbs i should say. i just want to get away from everybody on opening night. there's a sadness there. >> even more than 20 years in the businessing he still can't shake the high of opening a new restaurant. >> we're still in the ugly phase, right? >> yeah. >> once it takes shape, my adrenaline gets pumping. >> his neighborhood spot "the love" is scheduled to open in philadelphia this year. >> is it a nod to the city of brotherly love?
>> to me it was leak barry white, the love. but my partner, amy, it was her idea, this name. it's love of the another, everything. the more you say it, i want to say, where are you zbhoing the love. >> where is the love. >> right here. >> he's such a compelling hilarious figure and a great restaurant euro. >> anyone who gives a nod to barry white is okay with me. i love the phrase the glass is half empty and it's probably filled with poison. up next, what happened when the camera is on him. we'll talk with the director of the documentary on stephen and
what she learned. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday." hoar you are, director, act you're not new to the direct 'eers chair. you're preparing for a third? >> i think so. yes, yes. acting is losing its sting, its zip for me. >> how so? how so, morgan? >> well, early on when you're getting all the good character roles, people go to see the character am then somewhere along the way you become a star, and now it's all about you, not just the fact that you're there -- >> a lot of people want to be stars though. >> no. they all want to be stars
thamt's where the money is. >> and the good roles. >> and the good roles. the pay is great. but it's a two-edged sword. >> did you like -- >> i love directing, i really do. >> what is it you love. >> hmm? >> what is it you love about it? >> the whole concept of being in control of a presentation, particularly a movie or a show where you're dealing with actors and crew. >> yeah. >> crew in particular. you mean your cinematographer. >> and the work behind the scenes. i like boosting them up that and shaping the script. >> yes. all of that. it's such a collaborative theme.
♪ you're going to need a bigger boat. >>? 1975 he was responsible for ushering in the era with a summer block bluster with the heart-pounding thriller "jaws." then he brought back the thrill of the saturday matinee with 1981's "raiders of the lost ark." >> and the following year, his story about a little lost alien named e.t. became the highest grossing movie of all time. of course, we're talking about one of hollywood's most successful filmmakers, steven spielberg. the academy award winner has
directed over 29 pictures from biopics to sci-fi adventures to sagas of war, and at age 70, he's showing no signs of slowing down with four more features in production. now hbo is pulling back the curtain on his 50-year career with a new documentary titled simply enough "spielberg." >> every team i start a new scene, i'm nervous. it's like going to school and taking a test. i never hard the lines spoken before. i don't know what i'm thinking when i hear the lines, what to tell them. but it's the greatest feeling in the world. the more e feel done and secure, the less i. if doing put out. the more i think, uh-oh, this could be a major probably i
evening going to meet the challenge and get the job done. >> joining us now, susan lacy, director of "spielberg." susan, good morning. thanks for joining us is that thank you. delighted to be here. >> well done. how did you convince steven spielberg to do this. >> it wasn't that hard. i shouldn't say that. it was something i've wanted to do for a long time. h does not do interviews, but he did that because they were friends and we had -- he felt very comfortable, and i got sort of the message that, okay, maybe i'm ready for this, but only if you do the film. >> wow. you ended up doing 14 interviews with him. >> yeah. >> over 30 hours. >> it was shocking how much time he gave. i didn't expect it.
first interview, you know, two hours later, he was 11 years d old. he said, this fun. when are we going to do it again. he surprised us both. he opened up in ways -- he doesn't do director's come men tairks doesn't do interviews. never participated in anything about him. >> one of the stories i love -- he was kind of obsessed with lawrence of arabia as a kid and it almost discouraged him. >> when he told me the story, we us going to start with that. it was amazing he almost gave it up. >> why did he almost give it up. >> the bar was so high, he thought he'd never achieve it. but that was his aspiration. that's where he wanted to go.
>> you talked to all kinds of luminaires, martin scorsese, francis coppola. how do they think of him in this particular moment? >> well, he was part of that '70s group called the movie that wonderful group. they were all so young and starting out and showing each other their stuff and george lucas says in the film we never thought we were going to make any money at it, which always makes me laugh. >> wow. >> we never thought we were going to make maik any money at this. we were just a bunch of kids. but they all knew from the beginning that steven was not the same as them. >> they thought of hip as a nerd. >> a nerd and just different aspirations. he wanted to be david lane. they wanted to be john -- it was a totally different sensibility there. and he knew from the beginning,
another for launs ofwrence ofar he wanted to go in a different direction. >> did he share with you his fave are thes? >> well, his answer is i'm a father to all my children and all my movies and i'm not picking my favorite. and he actually didn't. i think there were some films that are more autobiographical than others and i think "close encounters" was probably the first really personal film because he wrote it, by the way, which is -- >> which we don't think of "close encounters." >> and he had made a little movie when he was 16 called "firelight," which is his first movie about contact with aliens. and that the aliens weren't such good guys. >> we are excited to watch it this evening on hbo. bravo on being the director for steven spielberg. daunting. the premiere 8:00 p.m. on hbo. thanks, susan. >> thank you. >> congrats. >> and how here is a look at the weather.
he's been named one of the greatest living songwriters. josh ritter's work has earned the respect of countless musicians, even some high-profile authors. how he came to song writing style. and he'll perform some it ere in studio 57. ing: saturday." plus, when you get a flu shot at walgreens, you help provide a lifesaving vaccine to a child in need through the un foundation. it's that easy to get your flu shot and make a difference. so swing by your local walgreens today.
walgreens. at the corner of happy & healthy. the toothpaste that helps prevent bleeding gums. if you spit blood when you brush or floss you may have gum problems and could be on the journey to much worse. help stop the journey of gum disease. try parodontax toothpaste. it's clinically proven to remove plaque, the main cause of bleeding gums. for healthy gums, and strong teeth. leave bleeding gums behind. with parodontax toothpaste. ♪ 83% try to eat healthy, yet up to 90% fall short on getting key nutrients. let's do more. one-a-day men's. complete with key nutrients we may need,
♪ pretending that i >> in this morning "saturday sessions," josh ritter, one of the top 100 greatest living songwriters. >> his works earn him acclaim from high-profile fans like stephen king, cameron crowe, the director, and the grateful dead's bob weir, who co-wrote an album with him. josh will perform in a moment, but first i talked with him at his home in brooklyn, new york. when did you start writing songs? >> i was 17 and i heard bob dylan and johnny cash sing "go from the north country" on a record and it was the first time i thought, this is a language that i understand, this is something that is for me. ♪ all the other girls here are star you are the northern lights
♪ >> reporter: josh ritter was raised in moscow, idaho, the son of two neuroscientists. >> we grew up, my brother and i, around the kitchen table hearing what were adventure stories about science. >> but you went to college to study neuroscience. >> i started, yeah. yeah. and i ran into organic chemistry and realized that that dream would have to die. a painful realization. it was. i remember calling my parents and saying i don't think i'm going to be a scientist, guys. sorry. >> what did they say? >> they said all i long we knew there was no chance. >> instead, he studied the history of song writing. and you went straight from college to providence? >> yeah. >> and then moved to providence, rhode island, taking jobs in a landfill and a luggage factory while playing any open mike night that would book him. irish songwriter glen hanser
caught his act one night and took him to dublin. ♪ >> where ritter found a following. in 2003, his album "hello starling" hit number two on the irish charts. must be kind of weird to find your success in a foreign country at first. >> it was. it was funny. for so long it was -- it felt like it was my secret. >> but american audiences eventually caught on to riter's writing skills. ♪ if this was the cold war we could keep each other warm i said on the first occasion that i met marie ♪ on songs like "the temptation of adam." about a romance in a missile silo. ♪ i don't think that she really thought that much of me ♪ how does something like that come to you? >> it came to me as a beginning
almost like a pickup line, if this was the cold war, we could keep each other warm. and i started to realize the implication of that. ♪ said fusion was the broken heart ♪ ♪ all night long you drove me wild ♪ my job as a song writer is keeping an aperture open in my brain and letting things fly through. >> that space can be pretty intoxicating when you're in there and it's working. >> yeah. it feels like a fine kind of gray silt or dust that's just kind of pouring down on me. it's comforting and it's kind of electrifying. >> ritter's new record is called "gathering." this is the album cover. >> yeah. this is it. >> he painted it himself. >> i thought it was really beautiful but it had a sense that things could change. >> ritter chose it -- ♪ every time it rains it pours when he realized the new songs he'd written were like a series
of storms. >> i think oftentimes writing is excising something. it's taking the things that you are building up in your mind and it's removing them so that you can like think about something else. for a change. >> now from his new album, gathering," here is josh ritter with "feelings like lightning." ♪ ♪ little rooster out on a fence post crowing here comes the storm like a big rig rolling ♪ ♪ here comes the storm like a big rig flying heavy, loaded down, fit to spit the sky in ♪ ♪ and, oh, my little heart's in
trouble feels like it's smiling ♪ foals like it might explode oh it feels like lightning ♪ ♪ out in the open and the wind starting blowing i don't know which way i'm going ♪ ♪ i don't know any which way i'm boujd i used to be laughing, but i ain't laughing now ♪ ♪ and, oh, my little heart's in trouble feels like it's just smiling ♪ oil it feels like lightning ♪ ♪ with a cherry blossom sweet with smoke and venus blazing above the oak i thought i knew all that there was to know ♪ ♪ with the bluebirds flying high above in godless heaven, wherever that was and the sun was on the face of
the buffalo ♪ ♪ out across the fields are in the thunderheads gathering clouds all turned to the color of a cavern ♪ ♪ dust devils spinning around a hollow sound they used to be laughing but they ain't laughing now ♪ ♪ and, oh, my little heart's in trouble feels like it just might explode why do they call it love when, oh, it feels like lightning ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ this ain't any kind of storm for chasing going to catch up to you now slow or racing ♪
♪ it's going to catch up to you now by and by it's going to make you feel good, going to make you cry ♪ ♪ and, oh, my little heart's in trouble feel like it just might explode why do they call it love when it feels like ♪ ♪ o', it feels like my little heart's in trouble feels like it just might explode ♪ ♪ why do they call it love when, oh, it feels like lightning ♪ ♪ it feels like lightning ♪ don't go away. we'll be back with more music from josh ritter. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday." >> announcer: "saturday sessions" are sponsored by blue buffalo. you love your pets like family, so feed them like family with
blue. ♪ oh, look... another anti-wrinkle cream in no hurry to make anything happen. neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair® works in just one week. with the fastest retinol formula available. it's clinically proven to work on fine lines and wrinkles. one week? that definitely works! rapid wrinkle repair®. and for dark spots, rapid tone repair. neutrogena®. see what's possible. [ uplet's go.c playing ] [ door slams closed ] [ music stops ] bye, mom. thanks for breakfast, mom. [ music resumes ] with quality ingredients like roasted hazelnuts and cocoa, nutella is sure to bring a smile to breakfast time. poallergies?reather.
stuffy nose? can't sleep? take that. a breathe right nasal strip instantly opens your nose up to 38% more than allergy medicine alone. shut your mouth and say goodnight, mouthbreathers. breathe right. i am totally blind. and non-24 can throw my days and nights out of sync, keeping me from the things i love to do. talk to your doctor, and call 844-214-2424. i used to have more hair. i used to have more color.
and ... i used to have cancer. i beat it. i did. not alone. i used to have no idea what the american cancer society did. research? yeah. but also free rides to chemo and free lodging near hospitals. i used to maybe give a little. then i got so much back. ... i used to have cancer. please give at cancer.org.
psoriatic arthritis tries to get in my way? ♪ watch me. ♪ i've tried lots of things for my joint pain. now? watch me. ♪ think i'd give up showing these guys how it's done? please. real people with active psoriatic arthritis are changing the way they fight it... they're moving forward with cosentyx®. it's a different kind of targeted biologic. it's proven to help people find less joint pain and clearer skin. don't use if you are allergic to cosentyx. before starting cosentyx you should be checked for tuberculosis. an increased risk of infections and lowered ability to fight them may occur. tell your doctor if you have an infection or symptoms of an infection. or if you have received a vaccine, or plan to. if you have inflammatory bowel disease tell your doctor if symptoms develop or worsen. serious allergic reactions may occur. with less joint pain, watch me. for less joint pain and clearer skin, ask your rheumatologist about cosentyx.
you don't want anything stopping you from doing what you love. for extra immune support, there's airborne plus beta-immune booster™. the only one made with vitamins and minerals, plus an ingredient proven to boost your natural defenses. airborne. one dark chocolate rises mastering above the restinement lindt excellence created by our master chocolatiers pure, rich, darkly intense... made like no other crafted elegantly thin to reveal complex layers of flavor experience excellence with all your senses and discover chocolate beyond compare try lindt excellence with a touch of sea salt.
listen up, heart disease. you too, unnecessary er visits. and hey, unmanaged depression, don't get too comfortable. we're talking to you, cost inefficiencies, and data without insights. and fragmented care, stop getting in the way of patient recovery and pay attention. every single one of you is on our list. at optum, we're partnering across the health system to tackle its biggest challenges.
♪ when will i ever learn to live in god ♪ have a great weekend, everyone. we leave you with more music from josh ritter. >> this is "thunderbolt's good night." ♪ oh, my love you been crying, oh, honey, baby, please we can work it out i can't survive unless you're neck to me ♪ ♪ and all my life before i met you when i was trying hard in love ♪ ♪ i thought the sun
was going down but the sun was coming up ♪ ♪ ♪ and all those others that i stayed with their eyes are polished stone ♪ ♪ and all my devils that i made deals with so i wouldn't have to sleep alone ♪ ♪ ♪ and all my life before i met you when i was trying hard in love ♪ ♪ i thought the sun was going down but the sun was coming up ♪ ♪ ♪ ooh ooh ooh
ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ♪ ♪ ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh ♪ ♪ i see your face in the window i see your face in the reflections of the moon ♪ ♪ i see my own ancient shadows disappear when i am near to you ♪ ♪ so take this heart and take this feeling ♪ ♪ take my dark and reeling mind from these poor words find a meaning far deeper than these clumsy lines ♪ ♪ ♪ and all my life before i met you when i was trying hard in love ♪
>> for those of you still with us, we have more music from josh ritter. >> this is "dreams." ♪ ♪ all that i felt on the first time it happened was the feeling of something bad coming true ♪ ♪ one day i was happy, one day i was laughing ♪ ♪ then somewhere a chain snapped like that i was loose ♪ ♪ why don't anything given me the joy that it used to why don't anything feel as real as it once was ♪ ♪ i feel so sad but that ain't how i choose to it shouldn't have to hurt so bad
but it does ♪ ♪ dreams a keep a coming but the dream done gone dreams a coming but the dream done gone ♪ ♪ it was a summer night when i found my religion i was under the tent, i was struck by the palm ♪ ♪ and the holy spirit rained down upon me a vision and i felt better a little while but then it was gone ♪ ♪ i went to the mountain then i went to the cavern i washed myself in the river and i waited on love ♪ ♪ but i was lonely and dark as the moons around sa tur yeah darkness for miles was all that was there ♪ ♪ it was after the lord and med parted ways they found her and she was taking pictures of people who came in
narrator: today on "lucky dog", this husky mix has lived a life on the run. her sweet and energetic personality could make her the perfect match for a young couple who wants to have kids. brandon: placing a dog in a home with kids takes a lot of testing, a lot of training. i can't take any chances. narrator: but she'll have to learn a lesson in good manners... brandon: i'm sorry it was empty. all right, you're a counter surfer. narrator: ...and pass the ultimate test. brandon: the next thing you know, the fence ends, and cersei is face-to-face with a toddler. i'm brandon mcmillan, and i've dedicated my life to saving the lonely, unwanted dogs that are