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tuesday. good morning, it's december 1, 2018. welcome to "cbs this morning: saturday." breaking overnight, the passing of a president. george h.w. bush, the war hero turned pay the tree yark of a political dynasty dies the 94. we'll look back on his life in service to this country with bob sheefr and bush family buygrapher susan page. dozens of tremors continue after the state suffers two
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massive earthquakes. we're on the ground in anchor ra -- anchor age. caught on camera, an nfl star is seen pushing and kicking a woman in a hotel. we'll have the fallout for the now just released player. tornado touchdown, nearly a dozen twisters rip through the center of the country. we'll have the latest on the after zblath a aftermath. >> we'll take you behind the scenes of king kong who requires more than a dozen handlers and top of the line technology. but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. the american dream means being what you want to be, no definition of a successful life can do anything but include serving others. >> america mourns the passing of president george h.w. bush. >> he was 94, the oldest president in history.
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>> his death comes just months after his beloved wife and former first lady barbara bush died. >> it's a sad moment in history that this great american president has left us. >> duty, honor, service, country, family, that's what george h.w. bush is going to be most remembered for. >> george bush was not a perfect man, but did he leave ussa i "more perfect union." it's a cliché, but sclichés are true. this thing hit hard, fast, and did a lot of damage. >> it was sudden, it was loud. >> it's like a movie scene but it's real life. kareem hunt cut from the kansas city chiefs. new video shows hunt shoving and kicking a woman. >> his 2018 season is over. his 2019 season is in question and so is his future. they gathered for the group
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photo, including the justice brett kavanaugh. justices are known for their different views and at times seem to all be looking at different cameras. we sympathize, we have kids. >> and all that matters. >> for bringing hope to young people. we owe them better. i want to have a legacy of making the next generation better than we are. saturday." this morning: - >> to the children and young people out there tonight, with you rests our hope. let all americans affirm our allegiance to this idea we call america and let us remember that the state of the union depends on each and every one of us. god bless all of you and god bless this great nation the united states of america. united states of america. [ applause ] captioning funded by cbs and welcome to the weekend, everyone.
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i'm anthony mason along with dana jacobson and michelle miller. we begin this morning with the death of former president george herbert walker bush at the age of 94. for much of his life, mr. bush was dedicated to serving his country. he was a world war ii veteran, a congressman from texas, head of the cia, and, of course, a vice president. >> he served only one term in the white house after bill clinton defeated him in the '92 election. but his son, george w. bush, our 43rd president was elected to two terms. >> they are the only father and son following john adams and john quincy adams. norah o'donnell has more on the life of the 41st president. >> it was 2011 when president barack obama awarded george h.w. bush the highest honor a civilian can receive, medal of freedom. >> i'm a man who sees life in terms of missions. missions defined. and missions completed.
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>> the son of a u.s. senator, he enlisted in the navy on his 18th birthday becoming the navy's youngest fighter pilot during world war ii. in fine te1944 his plane was sh in the pacific. >> i knew if someone didn't pick me up i would be captured. >> he returned home a hero. just weeks later he married barbara pierce. they had met at a christmas dance several years before. >> i think he's the wisest, smartest, most decent, caring person i know. >> after his gradation from yale in 1948, they moved to texas. he built an oil business and together they built a family. they would have six children, but their first daughter died of leukemia at age 3. >> that had a profound effect on me and on barbara. and i think that horrible incident drew us even closer together. >> what a day. >> in the early '60s, mr. bush
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pivoted to politics. he won two terms in the u.s. house, then served presidents nixon and ford as u.n. embassy, envoy to china and director of the cia. in tine teen 1980 he became ron reagan's vice president. eight years later he won his party arizo party's nomination. >> i want a kinder and gent letter nation. >> he waged a successful presidential campaign. the 41st president called for a new world order and the global scene shifted rapidly. the berlin wall fell and then the soviet un cron. in panama, he sent troops to overthrow manuel noriega. >> the day of the dictator is over. >> but a battle with another dictator had only just begun when saddam hussein's iraqi forces rolled into kuwait, he
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assemble a coalition. operation desert storm liberated in six weeks. his popularity was sky high after the work, but it plunged as he ran for re-election the next year against bill clinton and independent ross perreaulo. the promise he made came back to haunt him. >> read my lips, no new taxes. >> he did raise taxes and amid an economic slowdown he wound up losing in an electoral land slide. >> i couldn't do what ronald reagan, my friend and predecessor did so well, communicate effectively enough with the people. and that was my biggest short coming. >> president bush's legacy include a political dynasty. his son george served as governor of texas then president of the united states. son jeb was elected governor of florida and was a presidential contender. but perhaps his life's greatest legacy is his marriage to
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barbara. they were together for 73 years, longer than any other president and first lady in u.s. history. >> our family has had a front row seat for the most amazing love story. >> at barbara's funeral, jeb bush read a love letter his father wrote his mother on their anniversary in 1994. >> i've climbed perhaps the highest mountain in the world but even that can't hold a candle to being barbara's husband. >> so sweet. the flag at the white house was lowered to half staff overnight, but president trump and first lady melania trump are mourning the death of george h.w. bush from abroad. major garrett is traveling with the president at the g-20 summit in boin necessary aires. good morning to you. >> they didn't get along, but this morning nothing but kind and complementry words about
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bush from president trump. bush an exemplar that he ran so aggressively against. writing this morning on twitter president trump said, the former president led a beautiful, successful, and long life adding this note of personal observation, quote, whenever i was with him i saw his absolute joy for life and true tried in his family. his accomplishments were great from beginning to end. he was a truly wonderful man and will be missed by all. that tweet builds on a statement released earlier by the white house which read in part with sound judgment, common sense, and unflappable leadership, president bush guided our nation to the world to a peaceful conclusion of the cold war. as president he set the stage for decades of prosperity that have followed. and through all that he accomplished, he remained humble following the quiet call to service that gave him a clear sense of direction. dana, back to you in new york. >> major, we no you're with the
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president there so we'll check in with you in a few minutes. mr. bush did dilate last night at his home in texas. omar villafranca is in texas at the church where the funeral for the former president he will be held. omar. >> reporter: good morning, dana. the president actually lived just a few blocks from where we're standing, but all eyes are on saint martin's amiss ka pal church behind me. it's the same church where his wife barbara had her services when they died earlier this year. as this news started to spread, we are seeing reaction from one of the most exclusive clubs in the world, people who call themselves the most powerful person in the world, the president of the united states. in fact, bill clinton who, of course, ran against george h.w. bush in the '92 presidential election and beat him and later formed a close friendship with him issued a statement reading in part, few americans have been or ever will be able to match
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president bush's record of service to the united states. he never stopped serving. i saw it up close working with him on tsunami relief in asia and here at home after hurricane katrina. i am profoundly grateful for every minute i spent with president bush and will always hold our friendships as one of my life's greatest gifts. barack obama said america has lost a patriot and a humble servant. while our hearts are heavy today, they're also filled with gratitude. and george w. bush, the 43rd president of the united states said george h.w. bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for. we also wanted to show crow this tweet. it's from jim mcgrath who's the president's long-time spokesperson and it's believe to be the last time mr. bush was seen in public. he was joined by his secretary james baker and his service dog sully and president bush was casting the vote in last month's
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election. and for the people here in the houston area and in south central texas and this part of texas, the bush family was a staple. they would see him at astros game. they would see him at houston texans games. he'd go an hour and a half away to college a&m for a football game. a lot of people who went to bed last night are waking up to some very sad news. anthony. >> omar villafranca in houston, thanks so much. usa today washington bureau chief susan page covered george h.w. bush since 1980, the presidential campaign. she's also working on a biography of barbara bush and she joins us this morning. good morning. >> it's great to be with you. >> you can can't help but look at that extraordinary life that the late president had, i mean, first of all, his resume politically was -- it was almost unparalleled. even his marriage was epic, wasn't it? >> it's true. it's a remarkable american story
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from his enlisting to go in harm's way during world war ii on his 18th birthday when his dad took him to new york to enlist, to meeting barbara bush at a high school christmas dance and then marrying. they never really -- she used to say that it was -- she married the first guy she ever kissed, had when she said would make her grandchildren want to be throw up. but they did have the remarkable union. and in the end, so sweet and sad, isn't it, that mrs. bush would die in april and that he would follow here at the end of the november. >> susan, he was called the most consequential president, one-term president. what made him so effective in just four years? >> you know, i think that with the benefit of a little bit of hindsight with george h.w. bush's presidency, he looks bigger than did at the time he
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left office. he looks more successful, more consequential because of the skill with which he handled the end of the cold war. you know, that was a are stretch chur ru -- treacherous time. it was almost as if he was meant to be there at the end of the cold war because of his experience and ability to do diplomacy with such great skill. and then repelling the iraqi invasion of kuwait, also a big part of his legacy. also his civility resounds in an important way now. we remember how civil things were. it wasn't of golden age of bipartisanship, but compared to today, it looks like there's some lessons to be learned. >> there's no doubt about it. and there's so many things with his foreign policy that are looked that. that one term, but also domestically things that people forget about, the clean air act and working on the american with disabilities act and asking that lasting impact as well.
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>> and another thing, he was a ground breaker when it came to aides. i think it's easy to forget the stigma attached to hiv aids at the time he took office. and this was something that barbara bush also urged him to do. i think in retrospect that also is part of his legacy. so there were some things that involved serving others that really are threads through his public service. >> and through his family as well. >> susan, we mentioned that you're working on the biography of barbara bush and you interviewed the president for that in november of last year. and, i mean, what did you take away from that conversation? >> you know, i did interview george bush many times over the years. he was the first national politician i ever interviewed in 1980 during the first presidential campaign i ever covered. and then to see him again 37 years later toward the end of his life, when i interviewed him last november almost exactly a year ago he was struggling with the effects of the former park
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kinson's disea -- parkinson's disease that he had. but what we were talking about in that final interview was his wife and about what had attracted him to her and what -- why their marriage lasted so long. and what role she had played had his success. and i said, do you remember when you saw her for the first time at that christmas dance in connecticut so connecticut? and i said what do you remember? and he said she was so beautiful. >> that's so sweet. >> that's the front row seat to the amazing love story. >> it's so true. an extraordinary life. and also a very humble man in so many ways for all that he did and did for this country. we will have much more on the death of george herbert walker bush, the 41st president of the united states in our next hour. bob will join us to talk about his memories of the 41st president and you can always
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find the latest on cbsnews.com and on our streaming network cbs n and our thanks to susan page. >> now to another big story we're following, several strong aftershocks have left many accia alaskans on edge this morning. it happened just five miles from anchorage. buildings shook, roads collapsed and a tsunami warning was issued for a time. despite the damage, no fatalities have been reported. president trump said the federal government will spare no expense on the recovery. carter evans is in anchorage with the latest. carter, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is a highway off-ramp it just crumbled when the earthquake struck. there were cars on the road at the time, now they're starting to clean upin a repair effort out here. we spoke with alaska governor bill walker last night and said the state is just beginning to evaluate the extent of the
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damage. the earthquake rattled buildings in anchorage with tremors so strong they could be felt up to 350 miles away. >> i was shaking like forever. >> that scared the crud out of everybody and everybody's freaking out a little bit. >> reporter: students dove under desks to take cover. and concerns about structural damage led the anchorage school direct to cancel classes through next tuesday. thousands lost power. downed lines were the expected cause of this church fire. and in our cbs station in anchorage. >> this is the newsroom. >> reporter: the shaking brought down parts of the ceiling, knocked over equipment and shattered glass. the quake ripped through major roads across the region, including parts of alaska's scenic glen highway, traffic piled up for miles. >> everybody just ran out. >> reporter: alongside governor bill walker, we were some of the first to return to his office in anchorage since it was evacuated friday morning. >> oh, wow, look at that.
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>> reporter: he was in one of the building's elevators at the time of the quake. >> first i thought it was the elevator are you ben this really got going and i thought, well, this feels like the big one. this feels liking some that could really do some damage. >> reporter: later he surveyed the damage from above with the alaska national guard. walker told us it brought back memories of the state's devastating 9.2 magnitude earthquake in 1964. >> the sheer strength of an earthquake that you can crumble a perfectly good highway, buckle a bridge, it was amazing behind the power of what we saw is. >> reporter: this is earthquake country out here and governor walker believes that strict building codes saved lives. but there is a lot of infrastructure damage. hundreds of gas leaks are posing a new danger and of course there's all this road work that has to be done. the governor says it could take weeks to recover. for "cbs this morning: saturday," carter evans, anchorage. president trump is expected
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to meet with chinese lead xi jinping at the g-20 summit tonight. the president is using the summit to work on u.s. trade deals. tonight's meeting could be the first step towards easing trade tensions between the u.s. and china. let's go back to major garrett who is traveling with the president. major, good morning again. >> reporter: good morning again. of course the george h.w. bush will be a part of the experience today as world leaders will no doubt offer their personal condolences to president trump and something of a historic coincidence on his last day at the g-20. as over dinner president trump will try to ease trade tensions with the chinese president xi jinping and avoid an all-out trade war. historic coincidence before becoming president, one of george h.w. bush's earl yes postings, an early envoy to communist china. president trump spent his first full day at the g-20 dodging the tolltarian leaders he has been
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opposing but have become the reason of spent six and scorn. it did not stop russian president vladimir putin and saudi crown prince bobs showing a display of affection as the president walked by. mr. trump canceled meetings with vladimir putin. and yet white house press secretary sarah sanders issued a statement saying special counsel robert mueller's investigation was undermining the russian relationship. he had an face-to-face with mohammed bin salman who has been accused of ordering the murder of jamal khashoggi. they said they, quote, exchanged pleasantries. >> it's good. >> reporter: earlier in the day the president and leaders of canada and mexico signed a new trade deal formerly known as nafta. negotiations between canada and the u.s. were tense and remain in some cases unresolved.
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prime minister justin trudeau urged the president to lift tariffs on aluminum and steel imports. >> it's been long and hard. we've taken a lort of barbs and a little abuse and we got there. it's great for all of our countries. >> reporter: and an even bigger trade issue, hundreds of billions of dollars in threatened u.s./china tariffs on top of those already in place. tonight, president trump and chinese president xi jinping hold a working dinner in hopes of diffusing an all-out trade war. senior u.s. and chinese officials here yesterday expressed optimism that both countries could reach some measure of progress on trade thereby delaying future tariffs. that led the dow to close nearly 200 points higher yesterday. >> thank you very much. it's about 22 minutes after the hour, here's a look at the weather for your weekend.
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a personal foul far off the field. one of the nfl's star players caught on camera pushing and kicking a young women in a hotel hallway. find out what led to the may el and the consequences. >> plus many parents have the recurring dream, getting their kids to go to bed and stay in bed for the night. now some parents are being proactive. we'll tell you about what solutions their so-called sleep coaches are offering. and back to the future, almost half a century after the first moon landing we may be headed there again. this time with plans to stay. and of course we'll have more on the passing of our 41st president, george h.w. bush. a bit later, bob will join us
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the day that everything changed for me was hearing barbara walters announce on tv that christopher rief passeeves away. the tay that the day that he passed i realized that my superman had disappeared. and then i also realized that i had not done enough to take responsibility for what happened in my life. >> so when you finally looked at yourself in the mirror, you thought i got do what? >> i did not look like myself. my skin looked like it was ten years older than it was. it was very dry. anything and everything that could go wrong with your skin went wrong with my skin because
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it stopped sweating because of my injury. >> with help from his father, a medical doctor also trained in homeopathy, he would create his own skincare blend at home. >> and when they started to notice that my skin started to look good, my sister said, well, if it looks good on you, i'm just going to steal a couple of these vials and just use them. and then my mom started to say i'm going to steal a couple of vials as well. so i created this trial of clep toe maniacs of these trials that we were making in the kitchen. but it was something ways doing for myself. >> humble makings for what would become clark's botanicals. it's more than a company. it represents a sense of purpose for francesco. >> after clark's botanicals started, i e-mailed the ceo of the christopher reeves foundation and then i met with every director. i was meeting with them because
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i wanted to do more and to be involved.
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tributes are pouring in as the nation mourns the death of its 41st president and the father of its 43rd. george h.w. bush died last night at his home in houston. he was 94 years old. >> mr. bush is credited with the coalition victory over iraq and kuwait during the 1991 persian gulf war. there's no word yet on funeral plans but in a statement mr. bush's son, former president george w. bush described his father as were quote, a man of the highest character. in our next hour we will talk to bob schieffer about the president's legacy. but first we want to get to
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some of the other day's news. the nfl is spinning off a new controversy after one of the league's newest stars was seen on video attacking a woman. the website tmz released video showing kareem hunt in a violent confrontation with a woman in a hotel hallway back in february. at one point the video shows hunt kicking the woman while she's on the ground. kenneth craig is here with the details on this disturbing story. kenneth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. chiefs cut ties with hunt releasing him just last night hours after that video surfaced. the team was aware of the incident since it occurred nearly ten months ago. >> hurdles him at the five, count it for a touchdown! >> reporter: kareem hunt's star was on a rice in the nfl after leading the league in rushing as rookie last year, hunt has helped the chiefs to one of the best records in the nfl this year. but now he's without a job. this video from a cleveland
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hotel on february 10th shows hunt wearing a black, long sleeved shirt pushing a woman. the woman then shoves her hand in hunt's face. several people try restrain both hunt and the woman. moments later, hunt charges into a person standing next to the woman knocking her to the floor. another woman is recording the incident on her phone when a man snatched it away from her. as the altercation ends, hunt is seen kicking the woman while she's still on the ground. when cleveland police arrived, they got two versions of what allegedly happened. they decided not to file any charges. kansas city chiefs executives have been aware of the incident since it happened. in august, the team's ceo clark hunt was asked about kareem hunt's off-season issues. >> kareem say young man, second year in the league. obviously had a very big year on the field last year. i'm sure he learned some lessons this off-season and hopefully won't be in those kind of situations in the future.
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>> reporter: however, within hours of seeing the video, the chiefs released hunt. in a statement they said kareem was not truthful in discussions with chiefs' officials and that the video, quote, confirms that fact. hunt released a statement of his own expressing regret. i want to apologize for my actions, he wrote. i hope to move on from this. >> the chiefs say the national football league was also aware of the incident and is investigating. according to a report in the kansas city star, the nfl tried but failed to obtain the video from both the hotel and cleveland police. very disturbing to watch. >> it is. it's reminiscent of going back to ray rice which is more than four years ago i believe at this point where again the nfl didn't have the video first, tmz had it and people are wondering why can't you get these videos? >> but they were aware of the incident sbln they knew ten months ago. >> surprising it took so long for the video to surface. >> all right. thank you, kenneth craig. appreciate your time. at least one person may have been killed by a possible tornado in the town of aurora in
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south southwest missouri last night. it cut through parts of the nation's midsection. damage was extensive, thousands lost power. suspected twisters uprooted treess a trees and reduced homes to piles of rubble. this as the major winter storm takes aim at the center of the country today and threatens to work its way east. time to show you some of the other stories making news this morning. "the washington post" reports michael cohen, president trump's former personal attorney, is hoping to avoid prison time. in a late night court filing, cohen's attorney say their client should not go to prison because he was trying to protect and support the president and that now he's a changed man. cohen pled guilty to lying to congress and to tax evasion. he's expected to be scienced on december 12th. >> the dow this morning news reports the former dallas police officer who shot and killed her neighbor when they entered his apartment thinking it was her own has been indicted on a
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charge of murder. amber gither was initially charged with manslaughter in the september shooting. she is now free on bond. the family of better trum, the victim, expressed relief, but little joy over the murder charge. the hollywood reporter says fox and national geographic are investigating sexual misconduct allegations against astro physicist. two women came forward with inappropriate sexual advances this week. his former classmate at the university in texas in austin accused him of rape. another accused him of inappropriate touching. usa today reports that cleveland radio station is banning a classic christmas song from its playlist. wdok is taking, baby it's cold outside off the air this holiday season after a listener complained it's inappropriate in the era of the me too movement. the oscar winning due yet ht ha
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it was a feel-good story. a prep school with an unconventional approach that managed to hospital doo managed to open the doors of higher education. but things behind closed doors things might not have been what they seemed. manuel bojorquez has the story. >> reporter: these viral videos showing students being accepted to elite colleges helped put louisiana's tm landry college prep school on the map. the school boasted it helped provide underprivileged african-american kids opportunities they typically wouldn't have gotten and it made
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national headlines. founder michael landry spoke with omar villafranca for "cbs this morning" last year. >> when my wife and i started the school people laughed at us. >> reporter: however, landry's untraditional approach, no textbooks, teachers or homework caught one trustee's attention. >> he said i either just saw a hero or a complete fraud. >> reporter: now people are crying foul. a "new york times" investigation which included interviews with current and former students revealed allegations of doctored college applications and falsified transcripts at the hands of landry and his wife tracey. cbs new has also learned of allegations that michael landry's tough style extended to mental and physical abuse including making students kneel on rice, rocks, or hot pavement. anna lewis was a student there. >> i got this education that meant nothing. >> her mother latasha lewis pulled her and her two other
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children out of the school. >> i do feel betrayed. i saw the videos and i wanted exactly what i saw in the videos for my children. >> reporter: attorney ashley mcfarland represents the lewiss and several other families. >> these kids were mentally, emotionally, severely affected by their experience at tm landry and continues to be so. >> reporter: the landrys denied all the allegations to the times and declined an interview with cbs news. the attorney representing some of the families says on top of the roughly $600 a month in tuition they paid at the school, some parents are now having to pay tutors to help their children catch up. for "cbs this morning: saturday," i'm manuel bojorquez. >> if this is true, it's so incredibly damaging to all of the schools out there that have similar programs for underrepresented kids. >> and so damaging to those students who, as you heard, needing tutors now, you're now a step behind instead of being where you need to be. >> breaks my heart. >> it is heartbreaking.
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the theme song for many new parents who faced a host of new challenges, one of the most common is dealing with sleep issues. when children don't fall into a regular pattern of sleep, parents usually aren't sleeping much either. but finding a solution isn't just a dream. so-called sleep coaches can diagnosis sleep problems and are recommended simple solutions providing some much-needed relief. >> when we first brought her home from the hospital, within a couple of days she was sleeping from about 11:00 at night until
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5:00 or 6:00 in the morning. you think we're home free, this is amazing. i thought compared to my friends i thought, oh my god, this really is amazing. >> first-time mom says that that amazing period of restful nights with her newborn cooper was short lived. >> you just want to walk. >> when cooper outgrew her bass sennette, she slept in her parents bed until they got a gri crib. suddenly it was taking heroic effort to get her to sleep for short periods of time. >> we would have to rock her, nurse her, we were getting her into the crib for three or four hours and then she would spend the rest of the night in bed with us and not really sleeping, just kind of nursing all night at the all you can eat buffet. >> how was your sleep during that time? >> nonexist zblant new parents are often asked how their baby
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>> i try to get both caregivers aligned, that they're okay with a little bit of crying, not endless crying, they're okay with putting their baby in another room. the secret sauce is that we're there in realtime asesisessing what's happening. >> the plan for keeper included breaking her nursing habit for before sleep. >> that's what babies are used to, they nurse to sleep, they feed to sleep, sleep association is what we're changing. really all we're doing is putting the baby down awake. >> the strategy worked. first night it took cooper less than 15 minutes to fall asleep on her own. by night two, cooper slept nearly 13 hours. >> you can't get your child to sleep and you're exhausted and all the different emotions. so what's the reverse emotion like when you finally get it? >> elation. i was elated to sleep a whole night. i mean, it had been, you know, almost 11 months. >> this doctor is a pediatrician
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including sudden infant death syndrome. to reduce that risk, the aap recommends babies sleep on their backs in a bare basinet or crib and that parents share a room with the baby for a whole year. >> the idea says that you should room share until the age of 1, this is not that? >> no. if you've got, you know, the room is right next to your room and you've got your baby on a monitor, you can see and hear your baby just as much as if your baby was in the room. >> the advice may seem simple, but the kind of personalize the coaching mommy wise provides is an investment with a price tag of up to $7,500 in big cities like new york. >> if somebody's wondering is it worth the cost, what would you say to them? >> i know that it is because our clients tell us every day that it was money well spent. i know we've saved marriage dollars. i've seen mothers who literally couldn't cope at all. so i know that it's a struggle for a lot of parents and i wish
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that i could help everyone. >> the way she helped this couple, who knees days havethes much easier go at bedtime. >> if this is something that is within your means, then i hoo i will -- highly recommend it and there are different price points for everybody. there should be no stigma attached with seeking out help. >> why do you think there's a stigma associated with the idea that you need somebody to help you with your child sfl peop? >> people see the bound of motherhood as this kind of secret community and that inviting outside help is some sort of indication of a lack of ability. >> but it's the support and then the confidence that somebody else can give you. >> absolutely. >> because they're looking that the differently. >> yeah. and that's i guess sometimes all it takes is a different perspective. >> and we don't have that different perspective. we don't have families living as close so your mom might not be there. and she said you're so sleep
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deprived you need somebody else who has a fresh mind. >> you can't think. my son did not sleep through the night until he was 2, he's now in college. but i remember the pain. >> and i should say, you know, that price point is very high. remember that's a big city. prices range the services range, so it is something that people can look into for the help. >> yes. >> okay, margot slept through the night. >> thank you, margot. remembering a master even colleagues were amazed by what ricky j. could do with a deck of cards. coming up, later we'll look back at this unique figure in the world of odd ball entertainment. >> and if you're heading out the door, don't forget to set your dvr to record "cbs this morning: saturday." coming up in our next hour, he's surely the biggest star on broadway. we'll go behind the scenes of king kong, the spectacular new take on the classic story. plus, "the dish" and music from paul in our music session.
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high . president george h.w. bush is being remembered this morning as a man of the highest integrity. just ahead, bob schieffer will join us and share his memories. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday." there are many surprises in this movie for me but first starting with you, i did not know this was the first james baldwin book that had ever been turned into a movie. and you did that. >> it's a shock to me. >> it's a shock to you too? >> yeah, i was surprised to hear as it well. but i think part of that is just there are many black authors who haven't been adapted that should be -- >> but it's james baldwin though, barry. >> but richard wright i think has only been adapted once, just so many of these literary titans that haven't been adapt. when i first adapt this book i didn't have the rights to it. i said i'm going to adapt a james baldwin novel and then realized oh, i need the rights. so that's when i engaged with
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the james bad within estate. >> it's ultimately a love story but it's also about false imprison meant. it's set in the '70s but could so happen today. tell us about that. >> i think that's the power of james baldwin. so much about this book you could take it and set it in 2018 which has a filmmaker would be easy for me. i could point my camera in any direction and not have to clear a street or sign. but to me the power that he was writing about is that he was telling the truth was how these problems persisted. so to allow the book and the film to remain set in the 1970s, to me it just spoke to the idea that the family in this film could be any family today. >> how do you address thash goi -- that issue of going after the justice system while telling a love story. >> it's relying on the voice of james baldwin. what i loved about this book in particular, it has this one voice of james baldwin which is lush, sensual and romantic, but also at the same time just as lush about speaking truth to
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power of the injustice system that black folks have always had to face living in this country.
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welcome to "cbs this morning: saturday." i'm anthony mason along with michelle miller and dana jacobson. and coming up this hour, remembering the 41st president of the united states. george h.w. bush died last ni t night. in just a moment we'll talk with bob schieffer who will share his memories of mr. bush. plus, it's almost a half a century since man first walked on the moon. this week, nasa announced an ambitious plan to go back with the help of private companies. and this time we may be there to stay. a different kind of incredible technology on broadway. later we'll take you behind the scenes at a new york theater
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where king kong is being brought to life in an eye-popping new show. that is all ahead. but first, more on the death of george h.w. bush, the 41st president died at his houston home last night at the age of 94 after serving as ronald reagan's vice president. mr. bush was elected to the white house serving from 1989 to 1993. >> he was defeated by bill clinton but his son george w. bush served two terms in the white house. former president clinton wrote that he gives mr. bush, quote, thanks for his great long life of service, love, and friendship. >> this morning the american flag is flying at half staff over the white house. but president trump and first lady melania trump are mourning george h.w. bush from abroad. they are at the g-20 summit. in a tweet this morning the president praised bush writing george h.w. bush led a long, successful, and beautiful life. whenever i was with him i saw his absolute joy for life and true pride in his family.
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his accomplishments were great from beginning to end. he was a truly wonderful man and will be missed by all. >> from world war ii hero to texas congressman, u.n. embassy, cia director, vice president and then president, george h.w. bush has left a lasting legacy on this country. and when asked about that six years ago he said he banned the "l" word adding i think history will point out the things did i wrong and perhaps some of the things did i right. here to discuss all those things from our washington bureau is cbs's bob schieffer. bob, good morning. >> good morning. >> it really was a heck of a life, wasn't it? >> well, it was. you know, i covered him in the 1980 campaign when he ran unsuccessfully for president and in his '88 campaign when he was elected. and i will never forget the -- the first time i ever interviewed him he actually in 1981 the iowa caucuses and beat reagan and so forth, and he was
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on cbs the next morning and i said, so how do you feel? he said i fool like i've got big mo. i said what? he said big mo. big mo. >> i had never heard this term. i said i'm sorry i don't know what you mean. he said mo, mo, momentum, i've got to get momentum. >> i said, oh. >> it's the sport side of him there, without a doubt. >> exactly. >> has anyone ever been more qualified to be president than president bush was? >> you know, that's a very good -- that's a very good question. because he was very well qualified. he had been an elected politician, he'd been chairman of the national public committee. later own was head of the cia. he was our first envoy to china after we recognized china. he really was especially on foreign policy prepared. but the interesting thing about him, even though he was a war hero, you know, he was the
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youngest pilot shot down in a fighter plane in world war ii, he truly -- he was an entrepreneur. he had this great, you know, ability to go to texas and start up his own company. and yet, he was so nice. he was so proper that some people mistook that for weakness. and news week in the '88 campaign actually ran a cover with his picture on the front that said, the wimp factor. >> i remember that. >> he was anything but a wimp. and yet his people said we've got to change this image. that year he'd lost in iowa. they redid the campaign, they went to new hampshire, and the way they decided to make him be more manly as it were, he abandoned the coat and tie, started wearing trucker tractor hats and wind breakers and things like that and drove every piece of heavy machinery that he could find in new hampshire.
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i mean, at one point somebody said to me, hide the forklift, mama, george bush is coming. he would -- he would drive tractors, he would drive snowplows. once he drove this 18-wheeler truck. he only drove it around the parking lot and the secret service was hanging off the side, but he was driving around out there tooting the horn, honk, honk it would go. and the thing is, american politics being what it is, he won. >> oh, wow. >> he beat bob dole and went on to get the nomination. but he was truly one of the kindest people that i ever knew. he probably had more friends than any president i ever knew. and he -- you know, he never -- he didn't write his own biography. he was so shy about -- about being in public life, but he never lost the opportunity to write people to thank them. and there must be a million out
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there somewhere. he was really a nice man. >> bob, think about those two senate race that's lost, and the first bid for president that he lost. defeat never defined george bush, did it? >> no. for just -- just the way we're talking about. but i think you talked to -- you all talked into the beginning was he the most qualified person to ever take the office? i mean, who knows what qualifies someone to be president. but he had all of this experience. and in the end, i think what we'll remember him for is, number one, the invasion of iraq when saddam hussein had invaded kuwait, he drove him out, american forces did. and, he got other countries in that region to pay for it, which was a remarkable thing. but i think even more important than that in history, he was the one who was in office when the
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soviet union came apart, which it collapsed. and i think the way he guided american reaction to that, he would not allow bragging and talking about how, you know, we're superior to them and all that. he just kind of played it cool. and i think the tone that he took, other countries, our allies and friends, took the very same tone. and i think it probably got us through a very difficult time that who knows what might have happened if some desperate person in the soviet union, they had all these nuclear weapons had decided to try to overturn this. so i think he gets great credit for that. >> bob, we just have a minute left here, but at the end of the gulf war which you mentioned, of course, president bush's rating was all of most 90 pes yet he lost the next election to bill clinton. how hard was that defeat for him? >> it was very difficult because what it was, he had to break a
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campaign promise. he had gone through that campaign with the mantra no new taxes, read my lips, no new taxes. and then the country got into an economic bind and had he to do just that. and they were -- the american people somehow they -- his popularity went down sharply and he lost the election. >> the last great soldier statesman and certainly different era of politics and politician. bob schieffer, thank you for sharing memories. thank you. >> you bet. in jackson, mississippi, martial ramsey has drawn a touching work. it shows george h.w. bush arriving in heaven in the world war ii plane which he was forced to ditch and being reunite with his wife barbara. she died almost eight months ago. it also shows them being
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reunited with their daughter robin who died while she was just 3 years old. >> what a lovely cartoon. >> beautiful cartoon. >>ing some -- something he said after being asked the single accomplish meant you're proudest of, he said the fact that our children still come home. >> that's everything. >> that is everything. it's about nine after the hour, now mears a look at the weather for your weekend. fellow magicians had no elusions about ricky j. he was hailed as one of the greatest slieft hand a greatest slight of hand artists
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the entertainment world lost a jack-of-all-trades last week. ricky jay was an odd ball showman with annen psych clo pedic knowledge of his craft. and unmatched skill in using his hands to fool the eyes. he took him from a side show act to the bright lights of hollywood. >> jimmy could you find this for me. >> jask diamonds. >> jack of diamonds into my hand. >> in the hands of ricky jay, a desk cards could come to life. >> your nine of clubs, you're six of diamonds. >> jay, who died last week, was known as a magician's magician whose tricks baffled even the most experienced slight of hand
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artists. >> if you're attacked by a band of animals or an animal band, fire and keep dancing. dance, you devils, dance. >> long a fixture on late night television, jay began performing in front of audiences as a boy. but his obsession with magic ran far deeper. he was known as a foremost artist on the subject. writing several books on the subject, conman and husband letters throughout the ages. >> club flush. >> that knowledge landed him work as a technical consultant in hollywood. his company built the wheelchair used in forest gump that hid actor gary sa niece's legs. he also found his way into movies and television shows. even law enforcement was interested in his ability to spot a cheat while getting one
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over. >> i would also be aware of someone who will rely maefly on an affiliation of an investor group, be it religious, ethnic or gee graesk. >> he was describing may doff to a tee. >> i think these elements will make the market right for any sort of pyramid or ponzi scheme. >> that's pure bernie may doff. >> but i can tell you another element of the con? i actually made this page on photoshop last night. >> but his ability to defy reality with a shift of the hands and a shuffle of the deck is what made ricky jay an ace entertainer. >> wow, you know, just an extraordinary guy. amazing magician, too and who became a movie star. >> there's something about magic that brings us all in. >> we all love to be tricked. >> love to be fooled. well, from the silver screen to the broad way stage, king kong has been part of american
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pop culture since his debut back in the 1930s. but now he's coming to life in a whole new way. we'll take you hintbehind the ss in a new production next. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday."
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and familiar right here in new york city. we went behind the scenes at one of this season's most spectacular shows. good morning. cannot wait for this. >> the head liner of a broadway show is often referred tos at top banana or the 800-pound gorilla. both of those terms apply to one of broadway's newest and biggest stars although in this case it's a 20-foot tall, 2000 pound gorilla. the broadway musical king kong is the latest retelling of a story the world can't seem to get enough of. since the original movie ve version's premier in 1933, king kong has inspired multiple remakes, sequels, related projects, and guest appearances in the films of other famous movie monsters.
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the 2017 quasi reboot spawned a see kwefl its own in 2020. >> i think every generation gets the bond they deserve. the and every generation against the king kong they deserve. >> this is a lifelong fan of the original king kong tale in all its various telglings. >> i think you can identify with it if you felt you didn't belong anywhere. that's the allure of king kong is that he is the great giant outsider who's come to this major town and causes a sensation. he's not just an animal, he is kind of become somebody that you can look at, you know, and have some empathy for. >> and we see our own personal growth in him? >> right. i could say there was a new york love story. >> that point isn't lost on kong's current broadway leading
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lady. >> when i first saw him i cried a little bit because i couldn't believe that was my scene partner. and my co-star. and it took me about 15 minutes of silence, of just sort of walking around his body and to just really let it sit in that i'm going to be forming a relationship with him for the next year of my life. and it was overwhelming, because he is so magnificent. i mean, it's technology and creativity at its finest. >> like the creature himself there are kong was born across the sea before making his way to new york city. the puppet sis a marvel of towig and stage craft. it contains 16 micro processors that give kong life-like motion. and emotions. his chest and abs are conconstructed of air bag-like materials and his limbs are made of high pressure, inflatable tooups tubes.
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it takes 13 talented performers, ten on stage and three creating the facial movements, expressions and voice. from a glass booth at the back of the theater. >> this is a beast that's inspired by legend and forward thinking technology. >> the director and coreygrapher uses a -- >> you can feel almost mournful kind of sigh from him. he reaches out. >> i will tell you standing here watching that, it's impossible not to be in awe of what is
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capable here. >> i think everyone's expecting the scale and kind of epic nature of him but nobody's every really prepared for the emotional capacity of the beast. the thing that punched me square in the soul was when you look into the eyes of the beast and he's got this amazing kind of liquid deputyening in h liquid depth in his eyes, you can see yourself in it. >> that aspect, the eyes, may be the key to the character's connection with audiences. >> those eyes are phenomenal and they're deep. like a human being. they're beyond belief. >> king kong, no matter what version you watch, the wung u one thing you notice about king kong is the eyes, the eyes of the windows to the soul. so you watch him and no matter what he's doing, whether he's destroying things or look at whatever actress, his eyes, he has something behind them. >> while many critics loved the production, even those who wrote mixed reviewed heaped praise on
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pitts' performance and kong him zblefl self. >> this sort of technology has never been introduced to a broadway stage. >> it's not only the technology that's making history, but also it's herself. >> what does it mean it you to be the first african-american actress to play this role in this iconic story? >> for a lot of people of color, there's always been the sort of disconnect with the story that some people could pinpoint and some people couldn't. i know myself as a little girl i loved it and there are moments that made me feel really weird and uncomfortable and i couldn't fik out why until i got a bit older. and i noticed some sort of racial undertones that the stories carried. but i think right now women all over the place are sort of gaining this new found power and speaking up against about what t means to make your own decisions and anne is so unique because she knew this in the 1930s. this is a black woman who in 1930 decided to say, i am my own
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wom woman and no one can tell me otherwise. >> have you had connection with younger fans, women of color and little girls who have been inspired by what you've done? >> yes. and it makes me a little emotional so i'll try not to tear up. goodness, sorry. it's a beautiful thing to see little girls who look like me who want to do this so bad because i know what that feels like to want to be someone of so much importance but feel like you aren't actually enough to be that. >> and here you are. >> here i am. oh, goodness. >> and we should point out that that wonderful actress is the daughter of one of our former colleagues here at cbs byron pitts. >> he did really well. >> i remember her back in 2003. she was like a little sprite. she had all of this incredible just joy about her and it's so wonderful to see it. >> so king kong can't sing or dance, but it doesn't matter.
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>> that's right, doesn't matter. people are talking about different things about the show, it's worth seeing. it's a stpectacle. >> jamie, thank you. be right back after a quick bre break. notre dame stadium, it's 88 years old. what was it like to play in that stadium? >> it was cool it was scary. i'll remember the call the rest of my life when the call starts are you familiar with notre dame stadium? yeah ar yeah, a little bit. i got to tell you the crowd that showed up stole the show. >> it was like 88,000 people. >> they were very sweet. they were so cool because they were battling weather, they were doing all this, but they came sports minded game day they bundled up and they sang their butts off. it was fun. >> you're used to big crowds. we remember over 20 years ago your big concert in central park in new york city. the last estimates were close to
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a million people in central park. >> very sweet. >> your music transcends all party lines, all music lines. what do you think makes that happen? >> you know, i don't know but it's fun to look out and see all the colors, all the races, half guys half girls. it's good to see. and it's good to see different beliefs out there. because i'm sorry, man, i know this is not a popular thought but i think it's our differences that it's our strength, you know. i think we need us all. so i can verify that at a garth show, we need every one of them and they're all singing, it's fun. >> what's it feel like when you're walking on to a stage that's that big? does it feel a little bit different or do you think, wow, this is big? >> we talk about notre dame, it's like you said, it's an older stadiums so sow there's on only one way in and one way out. when they introduce you you've got to walk through the people to get to the stage. but 15 minutes later you get to the stage because you're hugging everybody and shaking everybody's hand and by the time you hit that stage you felt like
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such a family it was just a party from the word go.
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we're rolling around to a good view of the earth. how far away from earth -- >> 50 years ago this month the crew of apollo 8 became the first humans to orbit the moon. just seven months and three apollo missions later, americans would walk on the lunar is he surface. >> now nasa has announced a plan to return to the moon and establish a permanent presence there, this time by harnessing the power of private enterprise. on thursday they issued a list of nine u.s. companies now eligible toed by on contracts that will enable the effort. here to discuss the project plus
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this week's nasa landing on a probe on mars is jeffrey kluger. good morning. >> good morning. let's start with this thursday press conference. what's the battle plan here? >> the battle plan here is to do for pay loads on the lunar surface what we've done for cargo delivery to low earth orbit, which is to outsource it to private companies. in this case we will be taking smaller pay loads, 1100 to 2,200 pounds to the lunar surface, allowing private companies do it with the hope that this will lead to larger ships and eventually to ones capable of carrying humans. it's worked more or less in the lower earth orbit protocol. >> what's the less? >> well, the less is that we're three years behind getting astronauts there and boeing and space "x" are promising we're going to try to do it by 2019. so the success has been uneven. but this could work. >> keeping that in mind, is it a good idea to share this? >> well, it's a good idea to share it for a koucouple of reasons.
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if it is monetizable, and that's a big if, the private sector brings enormous energy and enormous innovation you saw it with computers, commercial aviation. if it's not monetizable, then it's left to nasa to continue doing this and nasa is a decidedly not for profit enterprise. >> you touched upon the reality of it based on other things that have happened previously. but how have our interests in the moon changed? >> our interests in the moon have changed in that we're looking for ways to commercialize it. we're looking for ways to monetize it. in the past when we went to the moon, i always say this, we went to the moon for reasons that cannot speak their name because we didn't go for money. we didn't go for industry. we went because it's just one of those great transcend -- >> the next frontier. >> that we do. and i think that will always endure. because that's deeply in the software. >> they think we can kaye chiac
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this again in ten years. >> here's where i think i was more optimistic. >> that's a big sigh. >> that's a big sigh. nasa we're always going back to the moon, we're always going back to mars, we just never get there. i apply the rule when i read a press release, count the conditionals, the more times they say it would, should happen the less likely it is going to happen have some money was a question back in the day. >> that's right. >> clearly is right now, i know the survey having a big part informant training of some of these astronauts. what's the science that will come out of this do you think? >> well, the science that will come out of it, first of all, there are minerals that could be used. there are resources on the moon that could be used. but the more we learn about the moon, the more we learn about the formation of all bodies in all solar systems, terrestrial planets, gas planets, moon, moon lites, it can provide us a place to test our techniques for
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homeste homesteadying worlds on a long term base. if we're testing on the moon, your three months away, if you're testing on mars, you're eight months away. >> jeffrey, thank you for the incite sight wh insight when it comes to the moon. now here's a look at your weather for the weekend. a best selling cookbook, a netflix series and a james beard award, and that's what this chef has accomplished in just the last year or so. meet her on the dish next. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday."
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dining in berke lay's legendary restaurant. alex waters called her america's next great cooking teacher. >> that's impressive. and that seems to be coming true. last year her first cookbook salt, fat, acid, heat became a best sell, he won a james beard award and inspired a netflix series by the same name. in the series the salt segment was filmed in japan. here's a clip. >> it tastes very minerally, like i can taste rocks almost. do you want some? no. [ laughter ] >> samin, welcome to "the dish." >> thank you so much for having me. >> tell us what's on this great table? >> so i'll start with butter milk marinated chicken which is just so beautiful and gets sto so golden brown in the say classic persian rice called
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tabby, gets the crispy rice from the bottom of the pan. this is a butter brussel sprouts like a sweet and sour spicy thing. that's a beautiful salad that i love to make in the fall with par simons and chickerees, nice asid tic and bright. and this is midnight chocolate cake. >> and this. >> this is the caruso after my friend. her classic drink. >> thank you, greta, it's delicious. >> it's great fruit juice and lots of lime. >> cheers. >> congratulations on your james beard award, thank you for being here. >> salt, fat, acid heat, you've called these the holy grail of elements. explain what that means? >> i sort of realized that everything around the world, all good cooking is united by these four basic elements. and if we can learn how to use them and how to balance them, when to add them and in what
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form, we can make anything taste good. >> that simple. >> i'm sorry, i'm talking with my mouthful. >> i love it. >> that's a good sign. >> that is what we love to see. >> so you were attracted to this restaurant in college. how do you go from the front to the back? >> i didn't know anything. you know, i grew up eating great home cooking and so i didn't really know anything about fancy restaurants. but my college boyfriend always wanted to eat there. so we saved up $220 over the course of seven months. >> that's insane. >> wow. >> and we went to have dinner there. that really changed my life to eat in this beautiful restaurant, to be so taken care of. >> you call it a tempt of sense sorry delight. >> it is a temple of sensory delight. i just was so moved that i wrote a letter to the owner and asked her for a job busing tables. and then within a few weeks i was so enchanted by the temple of sensory delights that i begged them to teach me how to cook. >> this is interesting to me. you said that you became a
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writer and a chef because you felt like an outsider. >> absolutely. i have always felt, you know, i grew up in san diego, ways definitely different coming from an eye riranian family with a different name. all of my differences have brought me into a career where i really just want to include people. and by telling stories and both food and words are ways for me do that and bring people in. >> in the netflix show and having watched parts of some of that, that's exactly what you do. but why do a show like this versus i mean a cookbook seems like okay, i get it, but why do a show like this? >> i felt so lucky to have the opportunity do the show. and there's kind of a beautiful analogy between the idea that these four elements appear in cuisines all around the world and show us that good food everywhere is more similar than it is different. and i think the same thing is true for humans. you know, we are more similar than we are different. so getting to meet people and share their stories and show
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that is all i ever really want to do. >> i love that. we'll have you sign "the dish." >> thank you so much. >> as we do. if you could have this deal with anyone past or present, who would it be? >> i would have to say michelle obama, my hero. >> we got to make that one happen. >> yeah. >> i don't know if we can. >> she's watching. >> she's watching. >> that's right. thank you so much. >> thank you so much for having me. >> and for "the dish," you can head to our website at cbsthismorning.com. coming up, they've opened for the chain smokers but now the group tall hights has earned top billing about to complete their first headlining tour and we'll hear about their second album coming up on "cbs this morning: saturday." with the roomba robot vacuum. only roomba uses 2 multi-surface rubber brushes to clean all your floors. and with patented dirt detect technology,
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met growing up outside boston and funded their first recording while busking on the city streets. then in 2015, their single spirit cold went viral. now they're out with their second full-length studio album, pretty colors for your actions is getting rave reviews and they're about to wrap up their first headlining tour. now to perform their single house on fire, here are tall heights. ♪ wait, i waited out. i get off from working on the wrong job in town. ♪ ♪ i wait
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♪ i wait for now ♪ when i'm off and walking to the song of clocking sought ♪ ♪ hey i'm getting rauk kows ♪ i'm living in a house on fire ♪ ♪ i walk home in the darkness ♪ but now i'm seeing twice as far ♪ ♪ don't matter if i want that ♪ i'm living in a house of fire ♪ ♪ been working for the heartless ♪ ♪ i'm living in a house on fire ♪ ♪ i live in a house on fire ♪ ♪ great escape for now
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♪ hey i'm getting raucous ♪ i'm living in a house on fire ♪ ♪ a shimmer in the darkness ♪ but now i'm seeing twice as far ♪ ♪ don't matter if i want this ♪ i'm living in a house on fire ♪ ♪ been working for the heartless ♪ ♪ i'm living in a house on fire ♪ ♪ tonight i'm getting raucous ♪ i'm living in a house on fire ♪ ♪ i walk home in the darkness ♪ but now i'm seeing twice as far ♪ ♪ don't matter if i want this ♪ i'm living in a house on, i'm living in a house on ♪ ♪ i'm living in a house on ♪ i'm living in a house on
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fire ♪ ♪ living in a house on fire ♪ living in a house on fire ♪ living in a house on fire ♪ living in a house on fire ♪ living in a house on fire ♪ walking home to a house on fire ♪ ♪ house on fire >> don't go away, we'll be right back with more muse frick tall heights. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday." you've tried moisturizer after moisturizer
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♪ jack be nimble, jack be quick ♪ ♪ take a ride on the west coast kid ♪ >> have a great weekend, everybody. >> we leave you now with more muse frick tall heights. >> this is not like it was. ♪ i know, i know, it's not like it was ♪ ♪ that don't mean i'm gist -- just hanging it up ♪ ♪ i know, i know it's not like it was ♪ ♪ living in the sunrise was a hell of a drug ♪
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♪ we've entered in the darker side ♪ ♪ i'm just a mirror ♪ i'm afraid of the slow decline ♪ ♪ but i, i go crazy if you leave my side ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh ♪ ooh, ooh ♪ i know, i know it's not like it was ♪ ♪ stave off the sinking, clear off the rust ♪
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♪ we've entered in the darker side ♪ ♪ i'm just a mirror ♪ i'm afraid of the slow decline ♪ ♪ but i'm just a mir juror ♪ i, i go crazy if you leave my side ♪ ♪ i know, i know it's not like it was ♪ ♪ that don't mean i'm just hanging it up ♪ ♪ hanging it up ♪ i know, i know it's not like it was ♪ ♪ that don't mean i'm just hanging it up ♪
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[ applause ] >> for those of you still with us, wee have mo have more muse l heights. >> this is spirit cold. ♪ how i do wake my spirit cold? we always say when our history's told ♪ ♪ if only we knew the things we know ♪ ♪ there's a question each his
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own ♪ ♪ let me down easy ♪ let me down slow ♪ if all good things ever come and go ♪ ♪ lay me back down in a place i know ♪ ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh ♪ it's my word ♪ this my voice ♪ how i do leave my dreams to ♪ to lay them there in the
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former president george herbert walker bush has died at age 94. he passed away last night and the tributes that are pouring in this morning. another storm moving through the bay area right now. the roads are already slick. when and where we can expect scattered showers. it's just about 6:00 a.m. on this saturday, december 1. good morning, and thank you for joining us. this morning, we'll take a look back at george hw bush's time in the bay area and the farewells that are coming into

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