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♪ all rise. come this fall to cbs. good morning. saturday, july 20, 2019. welcome to "cbs this morning" saturday. a deadly scorcher. more than a hundred million americans are facing dangerous triple digits heat with more than 100 records ready to fall. we'll have the latest on the forecast. a british oil tanker seized and another detained in the strait of hormuz. why these could add to the rising tensions between iran and the united states. defending the champ. president trump changes courses. supporters chanting "send her back" are patriots. details on the battle between him and congresswoman ilhan omar. 50 years after the landing on the moon, we commemorate
today's anniversary with a look of how we got there and the advances that may soon get you there. we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. locked into the heat dome. the air is rising. a muggy, hot, humid weekend out there. do your best to stay cool. >> stifling heat stretches across the country. >> i'm in antarctica now. tensions with iran were already running high after the u.s. downed an iranian drone and iran seized two british tankers in the strait of hormuz. >> they'll pay a price like nobody has ever paid a price. president trump at his rally chanted "send her back." >> those are incredible. >> is anyone surprised? i mean, seriously. president trump says he's going to try to help free the
rapper. the peruvian government evacuated areas around the 18,000 foot volcano as a precaution. >> not what you want to see. a man climbing on the wing of the plane. all that. >> how about this heavy weight knockout right in their living room. >> this is shaq. >> and all that matters. the 50th anniversary of the 1969 apollo 11 moon landing. >> what do you say to those who don't believe he landed on the moon? on "cbs this morning" saturday. >> comic con started out in san diego. the fans got a real treat when tom cruise surprised everyone with "top gun maverick" trailer.
wow. a cocky tom cruise, motorcycles, shirtless volleyball, singing in a bar, fancy jet maneuvers. i have to say i'm on board for watching the original "top gun" again because i have a blu-ray at home. i already have the movie. >> me too. all over "top gun." >> i'm watching that one. it's "top gun maverick." it does look the same. >> similar. similar. >> welcome to the weekend, everybody. i'm michelle miller along with jeff glor. dana jacobsen is off this weekend so elaine quijano is joining us. today we celebrate one of the greatest accomplishments in human history. 50 years ago today, the u.s. landed on the moon and all this morning we're looking back at that defining moment and looking ahead to the future of space
travel. later, we'll check in with the billionaires who want to bring the experience of space travel to everyday people. it's the first man to touch the surface of the moon, neil armstrong became a hero to people across the world. they let him know with a flood of personal letters. we'll go to indiana to dive into the archive that public can look at. we'll read the incredible stories. and we'll take a look at how houston, texas became a major part of the u.s. space program. >> a lot going on. we begin with the dangerous and deadly heat gripping more than half the nation. tens of millions are set to boiling record-setting temperatures this weekend with heat advisories or warnings in effect from the midwest to much of the east coast. that coupled with high humidity and the heat index will exceed 100 here in new york as well as
other major cities. the heat wave is already blamed for at least six deaths. >> the extreme weather is testing power companies as they work to company air conditioners and mass transit systems working. last night in new york, tens of thousands of subway riders were left trapped on sweltering platforms after a computer system failure. it's unclear if the weather was to blame, but it was part of the city that was affected. the new york triathlon has been cancelled as of countless outdoor music festivals and parties. now to another major city. natalie has more from a hot and steamy washington this morning. good morning to you, natalie. >> reporter: good morning to you, jeff and michelle. one reason why city leaders are worried. the heat wave is hitting during the weekend. people want to be outdoors and enjoying their saturday. visitors to d.c. will be out and about taking in the history of the city. but the message to stress this morning, take this heat seriously. in a nation's capitol, the heat
is usually inside the chambers i so hot the mayor of d.c. activated a heat emergency plan. dr. chris rodriguez said officials will be monitoring the dangerous temperatures from this emergency operation center. >> this is going to be one of the most severe heat events that we've had in the last several years. so, again, we're watching for the effects of heat stroke and heat exhaustion. >> reporter: more than 150 million people are expected to feel the first major heat wave of the year, which has the potential to break daily records. while mid western cities like milwaukee and chicago will be affected, the east coast is expected to take the brunt of it. >> the message i want to keep getting across to all new yorkers is take this weather seriously. >> reporter: temperatures are expected to range from the mid 90s to the triple digits with the heat index making it feel as
hot as 100 to 115 degrees. >> you feel like you're hitting a wall of heat and you feel like you're in an oven. >> i feel overwhelmed from the heat. it's unbearable. >> reporter: not only uncomfortable but potentially life threatening with at least six deaths already reported including 32-year-old former new york giants lineman who died thursday. experts warn the heat can be a silent killer. the doctors urging you to watch haus you.he symptoms for on theme at, we'll turn to our meorol rdelth i ht ri abo 150 plus million
people across the eastern two-thirds of the country. we may break two dozen records. they're in jeopardy as we head through the weekend. it's not just the heat, it's definitely the humidity this time. humidity is surging to the north across the great lakes and into the northeast around this area of high pressure. combining with hot temperatures near 100 for feels like temperatures between 100 and 115 degrees. this is the way it looks during the day today. st. louis feels like temperature 109. detroit 111. baltimore 114. during the day tomorrow, the same. louisville 103. 111 in richmond. hot in the st. louis at 108 degrees. we zoom in on the northeast because this is where we're going it see some of the hottest temperatures today and tomorrow. it's 100 in new york today. feels like 113. tomorrow it feels like 109 in new york, almost up to 115 is the feels like temperature during the day. here is the good news, you
probably want relief and it's coming. we'll see a big flip in the jet stream as we head to early next week and this is going to feel oh, so good as we head to monday, tuesday, and wednesday. >> glad to hear that. >> yeah. both of these days it will be rough. >> yeah. and people need to take care. i think it can sneak up on people and hydrating is so important. like natalie was talking about. know the signs of heat stress and stroke. it can save lives. >> check with neighbors, if you need to. >> anyone vulnerable. elderly and children. >> yeah. thank you. this morning britain is warning iran of what it describes as serious consequences if iran does not release a british flag tanker that it seized in the persian gulf. iran claims the tanker collided with an iranian fishing boat in the strait of hormuz. this morning germany and france called on iran to release that tanker. and the white house friday president trump commented on the increasing tension in that
strategic oil shipping container. >> we'll be speaking with the uk and this is only goes to show what i'm saying about iran. trouble. nothing but trouble. >> david martin is with the top u.s. military commander for the middle east, the man in charge of handling the latest crisis in the persian gulf. david spoke with him this morning. >> we were travel with general frank mckenzie in afghanistan when the two british tankers were seized. he told cbs news what happened. the first ship was flying a british flag as it passed through the strait of hormuz. >> she was fired upon. subsequently boarded, taken under iranian custody and now deep in iranian territorial waters. >> reporter: the second british tanker was flying a liberian flag. the iranians boarded her. we believe they searched for british persons and found none
and allowed her to continue her voyage. and three years later a american ship went through. the iranians left it alone. u.s. now has destroyers stationed at either end of the strait. >> do the destroyers have orders to intervene if they see another ship hijacking? >> they would only do so in the case of a u.s. flag vessel coming under attack. >> reporter: president trump made it clear he doesn't want a war with iran and general mckenzie told cbs news the u.s. military is determined not to overreact. for "cbs this morning" saturday david martin, kabul, afghanistan. the war of words between president trump and ilhan omar is also heating up. mr. trump iser at aally eliers
week. omars g e president's, quote "nightmare." the president is spending a weekend in new jersey. ben tracy is traveling with him. good morning, ben. >> reporter: jeff, good morning. we don't know if the president will brave the heat and go golfing today. we know he's already up and on twitter. president once again defending himself saying that he did nothing to lead on these chants at his rally earlier this week and calling the crowd patriotic. the president has made an abrupt change, no longer disavowing his supporters but defending them. >> as you know, those are incredible people. those are incredible patriots. >> reporter: in the oval office friday, president trump took the side of those who chanted "send her back" at a rally in north carolina wednesday. this was widely seen as a racist attack on minnesota congresswoman ilhan omar, originally from somalia but now an american citizens.
after the first lady, the president's daughter ivanka, and several republican lawmakers expressed their concerns about the ugly scene, the president offered a tepid rebuke. >> i disagree but it was quite a chant. i felt a little bit badly about it. >> reporter: but less than 24 hours later, mr. trump was back to blaming omar. >> you know, i'm unhappy. i'm unhappy for the fact that a congresswoman can hate our country. i'm unhappy with the fact that a congresswoman can say antisemitic things. >> reporter: the president seems to see political advantage with his lawsuit with the four congresswomen known as "the squad" especially omar who has been particularly outspoken. when she returned to minnesota thursday, her mood was defiant saying as an immigrant in congress she is the president's nightmare. >> we are going to continue to be a nightmare to this
president. [ cheers and applause ] because his policies are a nightmare to us. as we are not deterred. we are not frightened. we are ready! >>. >> reporter: that got under the president's skin. >> i'm unhappy when a congresswoman says i'm going to be the president's nightmare. she's going to be the president's nightmare. she's lucky to be where she is. let me tell you. >> reporter: the president keeps saying it's not okay for the congresswomen to criticize the country or his policies, but when the president was asked why it was okay for him to call the united states a laughing stock or its foreign policy stupid, before he was elected president, he didn't answer it. he just said "this is the best country in the world." elaine? >> ben tracy, thank you. bob cusack joins us. he's editor in chief of "the t t to double down and not back away from rhetoric.
we're seeing that pattern play out once more. help us understand the political benefit here for the president continuing with the back and forth with representative omar, in particular. >> it plays to his base. but at the same time, base voters can't vote twice. he's got the base and some republicans wish as certainly next year, he'll have to broaden his base and appeal to independents who picked him over hillary clinton. so politically, yeah, it works but he's already got this part of the voting block already. >> how does it play with the swing voters? >> i think it hurts them. i think it's a big controversy. i think people are tired of the controversies and that's why i think it's going to be difficult for him to win those voters over again. it depends, of course, who the democratic nominee is. >> the house condemned his remarks as racist. a fellow party lines, pretty much. what are republican lawmakers doing to distance themselves or are they? >> they are just carefully. if you distance yourself too much from the president, you could lose a primary.
that's what they're concerned about. we've seen people like mark sand burg, republican from south carolina lost his primary because he distanced himself too much. >> is there a new definition for racism and racist? i think that's the crux of what is happening. >> yeah. and you're going to see race throughout this. and if you thought the 2016 election was ugly, this is going to be uglier. >> how do you think what we're seeing play out now when the president was sort of floating this notion with the tweet, first of all, initially or a sort of stepped into this debate that was happening within the democratic party. right. you've had the four congresswomen very much on the left going at him in a public way with nancy pelosi, president trump inserting himself with the tweets last weekend, and then now escalading the point where you have the chants. what does this mean for 2020 as he hits the campaign trail? >> this means when democrats are fighting that trump is going to insert himself. thing this situation, it was
remarkable. nancy pelosi and these four freshman were fighting publicly. you didn't see that before. i think this backfired on the president. bob mueller testifies this week. he delayed testimony. what are both parties looking to get out of this testimony? >> well, certainly, democrats need some new news. i think they have to have some distance between mueller and attorney general barr. that's what i think they are going to focus on. however, mueller, i think, will dodge a lot of questions. republicans will say case closed. it's over. why are we doing this? and there is some mueller fatigue in this country. >> does this force the issue of impeachment for democrats? that's a big question. does it move the needle. if it doesn't, democrats, at some point, i think this year have to decide impeachment or not. they can't go into 2020 with this question. >> bob cusack, thank you very much. >> thank you. today marks 50 years since the greatest technological achievement in human history. the eagle has landed at 4:17 in
the afternoon. a spacecraft carrying neil armstrong and buzz aldrin touched down on the moon. armstrong descended from the the lunar module to take man's first steps on the moon's surface. >> i'm still getting chills. it was front page news on papers across the country and around the world. even know, nasa''s apollo 11 mission continues to inspire america's next steps to space. this morning mark strassmann is where it started at the kennedy space center in florida. the site where the apollo 11 mission blasted off. how is it feeling, mark? >> reporter: it's excitement building all week here. they've had a series of commemorations and reflections. you have to remember, on top of everything else about apollo 11, what fuelled the first moon mission was political will. and vice president mike pence is here to remind everyone this
white house wants another moon landing to happen. >> one small step for man, but -- >> kneel armstrong stepping on to the sea of tranquility 50 years ago today was a singular american achievement. it couple nated the work of over 400,000 people over the course of nearly a decade. armstrong and aldrin spent about 2.5 hours outside the eagle. they collected about 47,000 pounds of moon rocks, planted an american flag, and blasted off to reach collins who was circling aboard. armstrong and aldrin weren't the last people to walk on the moon. nasa continued the program for three aalmo years sending ten more astronauts to the surface. aldrin and collins reunited. the photo op turned into a
prompted debate where nasa should go next. >> how long of a trip to mars? about a seven month journey there. >> you like it direct? >> yes. it seems to be more direct. i mean, who knows better than these people. >> in may, president trump added $1.6 billion to nasa's 2020 budget to fast track a new lunar landing. >> we're changing the culture. we're saying we're going to go. we're going to go quickly and safely. we're going to do things deliberately but we are going to go and we're going to max the rhetoric with the budget and we're going to do it in a time scale that is achievable. >> jim bridenstine spoke with us in may to talk about the revised moon program called artemis. >> we landed there six times from 1969 to 1972.
e're going to stay. this is going forward to the moon. this is sustainable architecture. we're g technology. we're going to prove capability. >> reporter: the deadline of 2024 is a no go unless congress approves the funds. there's a detailed plan how to get there. just no plan how to play the astronaut cost. there's no telling when the next step on the moon will happen. and the next american moon landing will reflect a half century of progress. not only in technology but also in social thinking because the next group of astronauts to step foot there will include at least one woman. >> mark, thank you. here, here! >> yeah. >> it's heart warming when we did this 50 years ago. >> it is. and the debate to go straight to mars or stop at the moon first is an interesting one. >> it was fascinating to watch it play out in the oval office. >> how do you win the pr on that one? you don't. against the two astronauts who
have been there. we have so much more coming up this morning on the moon landing, but right now it is just about 20 minutes past the hour. here is is a look at the weather for your weekend. ♪ they were words that reopened wounds for many american minorities. go back to where you came from. we'll talk to some who feel the pain all too well and what they think about the president's latest attacks. plus, our continuing special coverage of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. we'll look back at the space race that lead up to the historic moment at the time and almost impossible goal. and from houston, we have a
problem to houston the eagle has landed. we'll look at the texas-sized impact its had on the city of houston. you're watching "cbs this morning" saturday. there are moments in life that leave a lasting impression. like the feeling of movement as a new journey begins, or the sight of soft fur, warmed by the morning sun. you might remember new flavours, or a view that defies all expectations.
the next mission to the moon is already in the planning and this time big companies are playing a major role. looking at the future of space flights including efforts to bring average americans along for the ride. a man of few words. the one that neil arm strong put to paper have special meaning. we'll take a look at the letters he received and the replies he sent back. we'll be right back. this is "cbs this morning" saturday.
the story of the dozer school. >> down in florida, yeah. >> it was so compelling. >> yeah. >> what caught your attention about it? >> well, it was a reform school where kids were abused and sometimes killed over a course of a hundred years. i came across the story in 2014 and never heard of it. it has seen an atrocity this large. it was terrible. and might be good to gate story out of it. >> the first sign of the book, even in debt the boys were in trouble. there were a lot of graves found. >> yeah. >> dozens. >> and, you know, they started digging up the campus in 2014 and the university of south florida started identifying the remains. they found another 27 bodies this spring. the story continues.
>> yeah. >> you did a lot of research for the book, obviously. one thing you didn't do is visit the school. what held you back? >> umm, dread, rage, and despair. the more i got into the story page by page and the more i started telling the story of my two protagonists, the more i came to hate the place. and, you know, i sort of occurred to me i would only go there if ever with a bulldozer on dynamite to blow it up. >> you told the new yorker that writing this novel helped you feel less useless. >>well, i think there's a lot of division in our country these days. it's always there and certain people can, you know, light a fire and ignite people's passions. it seems my optimistic character and my more cynical characters, i can explore different parts of my personality. are we moving forward as a
welcome back to "cbs this morning" saturday. we begin this half hour with words that moved for many americans the words "go back to where you came from" cut like a knife. seeing president trump's tweet suggesting four congresswomen of color go back to where they came from brought back painful memories for others. jamie yucca has the story. >> it's a horrible thing to tell someone you don't belong. >> how do you identify your nationality? >> i always call myself a new yorker. >> you grew up in texas. you're an american citizens. >> yes. alex rodriguez attended schools
where he was one of the only latinos and told by classmates go back. >> at the time, it's awful. i would be singled out for my last name. it was basically more or less constant. something is different. >> reporter: ian lopez was told to back as a college student in missouri. >> you have to recognize the ugliness of the intent behind it. >> reporter: all americans. all successful professionals. all still reeling from the memory. >> these messages that you don't belong take a long-term toll. >> if they don't like it, let them leave. >> reporter: lopez said the words this week and the chants have reopened raw wounds. >> reporter: go back to your country. what does it mean when the president of the united states says it versus some man on the street? >> it's heartbreaking on a personal level because it says the most powerful person in the united states believes that many
of us don't belong. >> reporter: are these things you'll forget? >> i've been carrying these things around for 50 years now. >> for "cbs this morning" saturday jamie yuccas, los angeles. we have more news ahead but, first, here is a look at the weather for your weekend. we continue to mark this 50th anniversary of the moon landing. we'll look back at america's incredible journey fry from president kennedy's commitment to neil armstrong's first steps. you're watching "cbs this morning" saturday. ♪ sick and tired of running circles ♪ for miles and miles. ♪ being lost ain't never really been my style.
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from the fiery blast to the rocket to the first steps of the lunar surface, images from america's space program are etched in our collective memory. along with the sights, there are sounds, the words that tell this remarkable story of human achievements. with us is douglas brinkley and bill harwood. here is a look at some of the most memorable. >> the eagle has landed. >> we're on the ground. you got a bunch of guys about to turn blue. we're breathing again.
>> we may be remembered our whole generation as the first one that figured out how to break the shackles of earth. >> that's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. >> lots of smiling faces all over the world. >> i ask the congress. >> the big moment is may 25th, 1961 when john f kennedy in front of a joint session of congress says -- >> i believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal before this decade is out of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth. >> everybody at nasa said are you kidding me? we have zero technology to do such a thing. >> this was cold war conflict. it was a battle with the russians. they beat us into space with the first satellite sputnik in 1957. they put the first human in space by 1961.
just five days after he launched into space it was the bay of pigs. it was an embarrassing fiasco for john f kennedy. >> we choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things. not because they're easy but because they're hard. >> he was looking for something. a plan america could attach to. could follow and execute they would have some chance of winning in the long run. >> only alan shepard had be into space. he didn't get to orbit. when john glenn came along, that was a different ball game. >> the capsule is turning around. the view is tremendous! >> we did space walking. the mercury missions were all must-watch tv. the gem nigh fell off a little bit. we had the vietnam war. lyjoson, medicaid,
medicare, counter culture and civil rights and the agenda got crowded. but then came the apollo disaster of apollo 1. >> it was during a ground test at the launch pad of cape canaveral and the three crew members were strapped in and the door was sealed in place. they had a 100% oxygen environment and there, of course, and any spark and that sort of environment would be catastrophic. at some point during the test, there was a spark. a con flag ration. the crew perished within seconds. it was a tremendous setback to nasa but, you know, of course, nasa was determined to meet the goal and they kept tat. and then of course laurvelged. the apollo 8 mission went all the way to the moon. orbited the moon. on christmas eve, frank borman
and his crew mates radioed down the heaven and the earth. >> they read it aloud as they r or -- orbited the moon. >> we have a liftoff. >> the key thing about apollo 11 is about eight days of drama. but i think what was interesting moments is when they're on the moon. they have landed. what a strange feeling to be the only two people on an entire moon knowing the earth is in the distance. how does one reconstruct such a feeling? something they stayed within the vicinity of their spacecraft. armstrong collected a little bit of soil in case they had to get on it and leave quickly. of course, the ceremonial aspect of putting the flag on the moon. >> we got the flag up. >> neither armstrong or aldrin
the photography element of it but nasa knew people wanted the photographs. thank goodness they did because if anything stirs the imagination, it's that photographic evidence of being on the moon. >> nasa estimated the tv audience was around 500 million viewers. >> you can look at what the program cost, and you can certainly wonder if that was the best use of taxpayer money and certainly there were people who thought it wasn't. >> congress itself is not providing funds to deal with the problems of poverty, which you see here. >> the big question that, you know, people often ask is was it worth $25 million to go to the moon? that's about $180 billion today. and the answer, while you can give yes, is the spin-off technology. out of that comes smaller computers, gps, c.a.t. scan,
mri, heart defibrillators, kidney dialysis, suits for firefighters that don't burn. many people think apollo 11 gave birth to silicon valley and the computer world of today. it did. ♪ it's very primitive, apollo 11, in compared to what we can do today. and so i'll be curious on the 50th anniversary and hopeful that america makes a commitment to the return to the moon in earnest with a deadline the way that kennedy gave us one. ♪ >> fascinating. that producer saying cheers to her. >> she's the best. >> we thank douglas brinkley and bill harwood for their perspective. it's interesting to think about that one moment and how interesting it was for so many people and what it lead to and the other technology created because of it. it's still being created. the notion that silicon valley is a result, to a certain
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♪ we all know new york is the big apple, new orleans the big easy, chicago the windy city, and las vegas sin city. did you know houston is known as "space city." it all began almost six decades ago when nasa decided to open the manned spacecraft center there. putting houston on the map. ♪ >> in a state where size matters, houston is the top dog of texas. the biggest city with the busiest port in the nation. its sky scrapers reach for the heavens, boosting an identity built on trying to get us there.
>> how much did the culture of nasa seep into the frameworks, so to speak, of the city itself? >>ze wr chroe to join the cover "mission moon." >> you can look everywhere and there's space stuff. >> there's even a moon walking cow at bush airport. and not one, but two inspired sports teams. the astros and the rockets. >> houston is among the first words uttered in outer space. >> historian douglas brinkley wrote "american moonshot." >> nasa looks at houston as the vatican of space. >> reporter: the vatican of space had humble beginnings. according to rice university professor melissa kean. >> houston began its life as a muddy, swampy, skeete infested
yellow fever trap. >> this is what will become the ship channel later. buffalo bayou was the locust of the growth of the city. but it started off as essentially a big wide creek. >> reporter: sky leaders envisioned expanding that creek into a 25-mile long shipping lane from the gulf coast port of galveston, which was levelled by the nation's deadliest natural disaster in the 1900s. >> and the houston leadership took advantage of this to do this audacious construction project. >> reporter: so without this, you wouldn't have had the infrastructure for nasa to be here? >> that's right. >> reporter: in fact, nasa was looking for the right stuff. a city with elite universities to support research and training, a modern airport, and a warm climate for working outdoors year around. by 1960, houston had it all.
plus some good ole boy politicians to boot. >> you had to have political clout. >> reporter: and houston it in abundance. >> in abundance. >> next month, we'll have a leadership in space which wouldn't without albert thomas. >> reporter: congressman albert thomas controlled nasa's budget as chair of the house appropriations subcommittee. vice president lyndon johnson was also on board. and construction magnate george r. brown. >> denby barely won houston in 1960. he would need to win it in 1964 and pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into houston was good new frontier politics. >> nasa announced that the manned space center was going to be located in houston on september 19th, 1961. and every newspaper in town the front page was covered with covered with space city.
>> reporter: a year later, president kennedy was at rice. teeing up the mission. >> we choose to go to the moon in this decade. >> all of a sudden we felt like a young and vibrant and important place. we're building satellites. our experiments are going up in space. >> reporter: rice university was all in, too. donating land on the outskirts of the city. >> three years later, there's a small city there. what you can't see in the picture is all around it, residential areas begin springing up like mushrooms. >> reporter: which became home to the mercury and apollo astronauts, including the soon-to-be firsts. armstrong, aldrin, and collins. >> it was an oil and gas town. it was petroleum. once nasa comes to houston, everything changes. every business wants to be part of thisdl than baseball's newest treasure,
the astrodome. the world's first multipurpose dome stadium built by the team who had already swapped out their old moniker. it's here the apollo 11 crew were welcomed back to their official hometown homecoming. hosted by frank sinatra himself. 50 years after the eagle landed, nasa hopes to return. this time as a jumping off point to go even further into our solar system. >> people around my age, they want to go to mars. i've interviewed so many people that said i'm not getting married. i'm not having kids because i want to go to mars. >> what sparks that kind of curiosity? >> there's a little bit of wanting to be the first. >> a ha. >> yeah. that's what we had in the '60s. >> the '60s, brinkley said, was a time of monumental change. change per son fied in a single american city that dared to dream big.
>> this may be the age of the armstrong we're living in now. i mean, that's how large breaking earth's gravitational pull is. years from now, houston may be seen as the great american city where first time earthlings from houston were able to project to the solar system and beyond. >> reporter: there's such pride in that town. >> yeah. >> remarkable stuff. a big time event calls for a big time celebration. straight ahead, a performance at the kennedy space center to mark the apollo anniversary. if you're heading out the door, don't forget to set your dvr to record "cbs this morning" this saturday. we'll look a a big role private companies are destined to pay. letters to a legend. what people wrote to neil armstrong and his sometimes surprising responses. also, music from calexico
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welcome to "cbs this morning" saturday. i'm michelle miller along with jeff glor. dana jacobsen is off this weekend so elaine quijano is joining us. we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, we'll take a look at the future may hold for civilians. lunar letters. we'll look at the thousands of letters written to neil armstrong during and after the historic mission and the replies he sent back. the world was gripped when they saw live images from the lunar surface. that was the latest in the history of moon images. we'll see some of them at a
museum exhibit. >> it's special. first, our top story this hour. the dangerous and deadly heat baking nearly half the nation. tens of billions of people are enduring record-setting high temperatures this weekend. add to that the high humidity.l and other major cities. the heat wave is already blamed for at least six deaths. natalie brands in washington, d.c. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. and we can feel the temperatures climbing. there's already a noticeable difference between now and last hour. all morning, we watched locals and visitor stay close to the fountain here at the world war ii memorial. even dip their feet inside. people want to be outside enjoying their saturday, but xfeyb)bt threatening the nation's capital j dozens of cities in declaring a weather-related emergency ahead
temp throughout the weekend. >> this is going to be one of t we've had in the last several years. >> dr. christopher rodriguez is the director of the d.c. homeland security and emergency he says officials will be monitoring the dangerous temperatures from this emergency operation center in washington, d.c. cities in the midwest are also preparing for extreme heat, but the east coast is expected to take the brunt of it. temperatures are expected to range from the mid 90s to the triple digits with the heat index making it feel closer to 115 degrees. >> i think the heat we can deal with. the humidity is melting us. >> reporter: new york city subway riders felt like they were melting. thousands of passengers were left stranded on platforms and in trains yesterday due to a infrastructure malfunction that halted six subway lines. >> the messed up trains and the heat is too much.
there's no air. >> not just an increaonveniencet a health hazard. i want to stress those symptoms of heat illness, headache, dizziness, nausea, fatigue, heavy sweating, or lack of sweating. remember with this high humidity, it is more difficult for our bodies to regulate temperature and cool off. michelle? >> good point. natalie, thank you. for more on the extreme heat, let's bring in meteorologist jeff bar deli. >> we're talking about oppressive heat. what makes it worse is the humidity. these are the highs we're forecasting today. the reason i have a star on hartford. if they get to 103 degrees, they tie their all-time record high. it could happen tomorrow or today. new york city likely to hit 108. the last time they did that was 2012. it's been a long time. washington, d.c., today 100
degrees. now when you factor in the humidity, it's going to be a lot worse because feels like temperatures across the nation literally almost two-thirds of the country close to, if not above, 100 to 115 degrees today. richmond, virginia 110. about 106 will be the feels like temperature in kansas city. and detroit 111 degrees. and tomorrow we'll get to see the feels like temperature slide and it looks like we'll probably see feels like temperatures somewhere around 115 degrees in new york city. now this is a heat-busting cold front. this will cool down temperatures as the showers and thunderstorms start to make their way toward the east. big difference as we head to wednesday morning. some of us will be in the 50s for low temperatures. >> wow. >> all right, jeff, thank you. now to the escalading tensions in the middle east. this morning, germany and france are calling on iran to release a british flagged tanker that it seized in the strait of hormuz. the strait is a transit point
for much of the world's oil. britain is warning of serious consequences if iran does not release its tanker. iran claims the ship collided with an iranian fishing boat. david martin is traveling in the region with a top u.s. military commander a commander for the middle east and asked general frank mckenzie about the tensions with iran. >> the destroyers have orders to intervene if they see another ship hijacking? >> they would only do so in the case of a u.s. flag vessel coming under attack. >> president trump has made it clear he does not want war with iran. and general mckenzie told cbs news the u.s. military is determined not to overreact. it was 50 years ago today the greatest technological accomplishment in human history was achieved. the apollo 11 moon landing. the eagle touched down at 4:17 p.m. eastern time. neil armstrong became the first person to step foot on the moon
nearly seven hours later. hoe a he and buzz aldrin blasted off to join collins in the command module. yesterday they reunited in the oval office. they met with president trump who seemed to side against nasa's plan to travel to the moon first before traveling to mars. >> how long a trip to mars? >> about a seven month journey there. >> how do you feel about it? >> mars direct? >> you you like it direct? >> yes. >> it seems to be mars direct. i mean, who knows better than these people. >> nasa hopes to return to the moon by 2024. in may president trump added more than $20 million to fast track a lunar landing. congress has not approved those funds. mexican drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman gives his life sentence in colorado. a federal judge gave el chapo a life sentence with no parole.
he has to pay the u.s. government more than $12.5 billion in restitution. el chapo was convicted in february of multiple conspiracy charges linked to drug trafficking and murder. he has escaped twice from mexican prisons. officials say no one has escaped from the colorado prison since it opened 25 years ago. angry residents in puerto rico stage a seventh night of protest as the governor ignores their calls to resign. thousands waived flags, chanted, and banged pots and pans in san juan last night. they're demanding the governor step down after a serious of homophobic messages were leaked where he insulted critics and victims of hurricane maria. last night the governor's press secretary resigned. >> here is a look at the weather for your weekend.
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moon 50 years ago and succeeding generations shared in the adventure with film and adventure. more of us are destined not to be just observers but participants. mark strassmann has that story. good morning, mark. >> good morning. good morning! and many ways, space in 2019 has become a rich man's obsession. several self-made billionaires started space companies and their competition, once again, could change the way we look at the sky and the world we live on. in america's new space age, nasa's human space monopoly is over. the emerging leaders are companies, not countries. and anyone, anyone with enough money, can become an astronaut. >> people want to go to space, should go to space because they come back changed. >> three, two, one. release, release. >> richard branson, the virgin-brand billionaire
launched his space tourism business in 2004. from virgin galactic space port in new mexico, six passengers per flight will rocket more than 62 miles above earth for the ultimate selfie. branson is selling space dreams. >> welcome to the club, astronauts. >> these people meeting him bought one. 600 have prepaid a quarter of a million dollars for the chance to fly. including maryann barry. a 58-year-old floridian. >> all your life you've watched astronauts fly and now it's your turn. >> yes, sir. it's my turn and i'm going. i want to see what the earth looks like from space. >> virgin galactic has yet to launch a single paying customer and will only say it'll happen soon. >> any question it's been more challenging than you would have expected? >> it's taken us 14 years. space definitely is hard. we've had our tears. we've had our joys. i'll tell you what the joys have
been fantastic. >> reporter: another rocketman, and branson competitor, is a amazon founder jeff bezos. blue origin, his space company, hopes to launch tourists in a reusable vehicle by years end. but the company has yet to start selling tickets. bezos also wants to build the infrastructure to colonize space one day. starting with a presence on the moon. >> i think that's entirely believable. if you went back in time a hundred years and told people today that you would be able to buy a ticket and fly across the world on a jet liner, they would have thought you were crazy. >> the final liftoff. >> reporter: when the space shuttle program ended in 2011, astronauts had one way to get to the international space station, hitch a ride on the russian soyuz. nasa wants american space taxis. so it hired two companies, spacex and boeing, to become its
space uber and lyft. >> it's come to a final stop. >> astronaut chris ferguson commanded nasa's final shuttle mission. >> it was amazing tow real it is becoming. >> he hopes to ride a spaceship again. the boeing star liner he helped design. >> i'm a corporate astronaut now what the heck does of a corporate astronaut mean? we don't know. >> reporter: spacex has built reusable rockets and sleek space capsule called crew dragon. like boeing, spacex is two years behind schedule with vague promises about when it will fly astronauts. >> we still haven't launched anyone yet but hopefully we will later this year and so that would definitely be the culmination of a long dream for a lot of people. >> reporter: spacex's first
crew, astronauts bob behnken and doug hurley are competitive guys in a space race. >> you want to get there before ferguson? >> absolutely. >> why does that matter? >> i've played a lot of sports competitively and i have no problem with a little healthy competition. and i think it's better. it makes you better and it makes him better and it makes both companies better and in the end who benefits? the country. you know we get redundant access to space. >> redun assistant space access. a competition between companies and spacebar rons who own them. rockets flying tourists. that's a giant leap from the footprints apollo 11 left behind 50 years ago today. >> the only reason we can do the things we can do today is because we are, in fact, andingn th s of hat mak isill team t the amazing>> repornd the
companies and their owners have learned a few things from the apollo era's success stories. that's space exploration is demanding. it takes time, it costs a lot of money. space is hard. >> mark strassmann, thank you. it is. >> it kostas lot costs a lot of >> yeah. pay to play. you have to have the money. >> would you go? >> i might. >> i would think about it. >> would you go? >> perhaps. >> you? >> if some of us end up being astronauts, we might be smart to model one of those we're celebrating today. up next more intimate look at neil armstrong's through the letters he wrote to some of the thousands who wrote to him. you're watching "cbs this morning." ♪ graham? ♪
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how long must it take before i cease to be known as a spaesman. why did you make that comment? >> i guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks but for the ledger of our daily work. >> that was neil armstrong on '60 minutes." he spent much of his life shunning attention. people had to praise, he encouraged them to appreciate all of his work and not just the landing. but his one small step affected people around the world in profound ways. tens of thousands felt compelled to write him personal letters. what is in the letters and the responses is a fascinating piece of american history revealing a lot about armstrong and us. >> one thing that is great about these letters is you never really know what you're going to find. >> jim hansen is neil
armstrong's official biographer. he wrote the book "first man." >> we need to fail down here so we don't fail up there. and consulted on the movie. >> if he had stayed a test pilot, he would have continued to contribute and achieve. >> for the past three years, hansen has been going through a vast treasure-trove of new letters. the new book he put together "dear neil armstrong" won't be released until early fall. we got a look at the material. it's kept at purdue. this storage room is not open to the public. tracy is the curator. >> how many correspondence are we talking about here? >> at least 70,000 pieces of paper in just the fan mail section alone. the rest of this, 450 some boxes are the rest of neil's life, really. he's in these boxes. he really is. >> working with her separated
the letters into categories. there's one prevailing theme. >> most of the letters are not people giving him something. it's them asking him for something. >> yeah. they ask him for everything. i mean, autographs, pictures, you know, there's one woman in here asks for one of his socks. really kind it's a calling to ourselves and our culture. he had become a global icon stepping on another world. first person to do that. some people thought he was a dem god. that he had insights into the universe that nobody else had. they wanted him to share the secrets. >> never one to overstate his accomplishments or claim more knowledge than he had. armstrong didn't always respond. when he did, like one environmentist from philadelphia accused him of polluting the solar system. >> so this is someone writing saying they're upset they left things behind on the moon. >> mr. dickerson is concerned about environmental trash. armstrong sent a long letter
back. >> as you can see from the second paragraph, nasa has taken all reasonable precautions to avoid disrupting the natural environment of the moon. >> there's a merchant in turkey who armstrong paid for suv souvenirs. >> this is a guy who sold armstrong something where he was visiting. didn't want to cash the check because it was from neil armstrong but then wrote armstrong to say can you send me another check. >> neil sent a duplicate. he said keep one for yourself and cash the other. in which case you may feel free to destroy the check. >> international letters surprised hansen. the many complimentary letters from our -- >> the first chapters you deal with is letters from soviets. from russians. >> yeah. >> who were congratulating him. >> that's right. >> another reason i wanted to do that chapter there was kind of this idea the soviets paid no
attention to apollo 11 and didn't believe it. some of them didn't. or there was no news of apollo 11 moon landing. but in the armstrong correspondence, you see a lot of letters from not just soviet citizens. none of them are nasty. >> there are many letters from kids. some sweet likehis dinr invitation from a young girl. some heartbreaking. including a 14-year-old looking for an autograph. his mother attached a separate letter telling armstrong the boy didn't know it but was terminally ill. armstrong, whose daughter died of cancer at just two, wrote back immediately. >> it will be the happiest moment of his life. perhaps it was two hours after your letter arrived. he fell sweetfully asleep with the sweetest smile on his face.
not to waken on this earth. >> somewhere you have a new guardian angel that joins me. >> i'm not sure there's a letter that is more poignant than that one. >> wow. >> a copy of that letter was buried w douglas. >> we should mention, it's one of those projects. >> the storage room there, we mentioned, is not open to the public but the public can request access to the letters and they'll bring them out and show you. it's one of the things that purdue intent on ensuring there would be open access to it. >> they opened up this notion that neil armstrong was, indeed, a private person. and no one, very few people knew about his 2-year-old daughter and her death. it just wasn't part of the history. >> you're right. and how it affected him. in the movie last year in the
book itself and 13 years before. >> yeah. >> such a humble figure, as well. we'll be right back. >> just kind of dreamed about and wrote songs about. it became something that we had actually touched and i think that changed us pretty deeply. >> it was a monumental achievement in a year of milestones. we asked some of the 1969 history makers here on earth to share their experiences of seeing man making it to the moon. >> you almost thought you were watching something unreal. >> his name is synonymous with speed. mario andretti had his first and only win at the indianapolis 500
in 1969. >> it tasted better. astronauts actually there was something that is a correlation between our sport in so many ways the major aspect. >> we would look at the moon. and we did that. >> nancy was the folk sy woman. ♪ the band that was supposed to open wood stock. traffic to reach the venue made that impossible. >> people were abandoning their cars. finally we realized we are never going to get there. it was the greatest crowd ever. ♪ >> he went deep into the outfield to make the world series winning catch for the 1969 new york mets.
♪ >> i'm your witness. claim it officially. by the grace of god and the united states of america, i take possession of this planet on behalf of and the benefit of all mankind. >> even before the days of matis f d visg t object we all see in the guy has inspired throughout the ages. now a new exhibit inspired by
the apollo 11 anniversary is showcasing images from the whimsical to the scientific. this week we got a chance to visit. >> this is a lunar atlas created at the paris observatory. >> at the start of the last century, the race to photograph the moon lead to this. the world's first photographic atlas of the lunar surface. published by two french astronomers in 1910. it's part of a new exhibition in new york's metropolitan museum of art. >> we began with galileo. he in 1910 published a book starry messenger and it was the first drawing and description of the moon as seen through a telescope. >> galileo's depictions revolutionized scientific thought about the moon. instead a world of its own. with a landscape of craters,
mountains, and valleys. more than 200 years later, the invention of photography deepened our knowledge and understanding of the moon. these are some of the earliest surviving degar owe types with cameras that require 30 minutes to capture an image. >> the scientists had to sit there with the camera for 30 minutes. he had to move the telescope because the moon is moving across the sky. in 30 minutes, it's going to move a little bit. and you need to, in order to keep it in focus, you need to move the telescope. >> together the pieces lay out the intersection of science, art, and popular culture. this italian lithograph pays homage to moon mania 1830s style. that's when satirical articles in the new york sun claimed that scientists using powerful telescopes had spotted life on the moon including tinny animals and humanoid creatures. readers believe the stories were
real. >> it was intended as a satire. it was so well done that nobody -- it fooled everybody. >> at the turn of the century, posing with lunar card board cutouts was all the range. the closest humans would get to the moon until that moment, also presented in the exhibit, the moon landing 50 years ago today. >> what was it about the moon you think so captivated artists and photographers? >> well, the moon is is a paradox. it's always there. it's always, but it's always changing. some nights we see it. some nights we don't. it's close. and yet it's always out of reach. it's sort of this -- it's a real symbol of desire of, you know, this melancholy of longing for something we can't quite reach. >> that's close but always out of reach. >> it's a universality, right. no matter what one's background. no one's socioeconomic status.
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stroen restaurant, -- restaurant. it serves as mchugh's signature dish and a philosophy for honoring the farmers whose livestock it depends on. >> we made the commitment we were going to purchase entire animals and figure out what they're going to do with those. >> does it sell? >> yeah. 95 percent of the people. sometimes people walk in and say we didn't see that. >> we weren't going to hide it in the back. we wanted to just say this is what you get. this is what it is. >> is this pork here? >> yeah. >> the stank filled with various meats and isn different stages f salting. >> it's dried beef. >> the length of the curing process is determined by size. >> oh, yeah. oh. >> mchugh said one ham can take about two years. and the aroma comes out at you. >> like walking into a little ham shop in italy.
trying people out. we're not trying to freak them out. this is stuff people have been doing for centuries. come in, enjoy, have some cured meats. >> yeah. this is is a tp harcuterie platter. this is probably the top seller here. it's the duck ham. we have a chicken sausage here. it's not just pork. >> i got to try that. >> the platter comes with local cheeses, house pickled veggies, and mustards. even the garnishes are beautifully delicious. >> pretty little flowers on there. >> cheers. >> yum. >> if he seems comfortable with the farm-to-table approach, it's because he grew up that way. his parents both working professionals raised their seven boys on a dairy farm in wisconsin. >> i really, in a lot of ways, think they bought it to keep us out of trouble.
at the same time, it was the way to provide food to the family. >> he went to college on a citizenship scholarship to study the sax phone. >> i wasn't the best student in high school and wasn't the best student in high school. i ended up going to culinary school and i think it was the first time in my life that i was, like, top of my class in anything. it was the first time -- >> it feels good! >> it was like making music but with food. >> after graduating from the culinary institute of america, he improvised his way to new orleans. >> new orleans was amazing because it was like going to another country in the '90s. that's what it felt like. it felt like i left the united states and was in a different place. >> he spent 14 years working for some of the biggest restaurantuers in the big easy. then he was asked to help open
this. >> when did you decide i'm going to strike out on my own? >> well, the biggest thing that happened when i got sick. >> in 2009, mchugh didn't know he was living with nonhodgkins lymphoma. >> i was leaving sick every day and cutting out. telling my general manager i'll be back tomorrow. i have to get some sleep. i went to probably three or four different doctors and, you know, you have the flu. sent me to see an ear nose and throat specialist. >> you were misdiagnosed. >> yeah. several times. probably about a three month period of feeling really bad. >> it was an al ler gi doctor who suggested the test. >> how do you fight the cancer and then pick up your family and start over? >> yeah, that was hard. we almost didn't. i don't remember who said it.
nobody told you to stop living your life. and that was a moment where i said you're right. we're going to move to san antonio. we're going to open the restaurant and continue to live life the way we planned it. >> we're going to be busy. >> after he was cured of the cancer, he had a smaller problem to solve. naming his very own restaurant. >> we just could not figure it out. we knew it was important because we really wanted it to have meaning. and a friend of mine suggested we hire a branding company to help. believe it or not. >> you hired someone to come up with a name? >> yes. i'm serious. and they listened to what we were trying to do with the restaurant and they listened to my story and they came up with the name. >> like that. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> but it seems so obvious. >> yeah. >> and i wish i could take credit for it.
[ laughter ] but i can't. >> since opening in 2013, cured has been a james beard award finalist four times, including the past three years. he's currently working on a cookbook. >> we haven't come up with a name yet. we're working on the name of the book. >> hire somebody. >> right. >> as long as the food tastes good, you're good. >> yeah. thank you. and it does. >> and the great thing, you can see michelle brought the food back for us. >> sorry, guys. >> it's really good. >> kudos to the producer on that one. >> yeah. >> good stuff. up next in the saturday session, a reunion years in the work's indie artists calexico and iron and wine have come together once again.
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now on kpix 5 news, friends of a flight instructor killed in a helicopter crash earlier this week are opening up about the man they say lived life to the fullest. >> plus, a struggle for higher wages. the bay area battle that's now reached the halls of congress. >> and a symbol of recovery in the community of paradise eight months after the devastating "camp fire." the summertime tradition making a comeback. it's just about 6:00 on this saturday, july 20th. good morning, i'm devin fehely. >> i'm melissa caen. >> much more widespread clouds this morning covering north bay, south bay, san jose. you guys are evening waking up