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captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations >> osgood: good morning. i'm charles osgood. memorial day is well underway. time for honoring to be sure. bus also need to take alert. it's always, road rage.
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as kris van color will report. >> like this wall of anger. >> suggests about one in three people engage in some form of load rage. >> one in throw. >> road rage, the troubling tread ahead op sunday morning. >> osgood: the monk,ees have with us. they are lock can back and ahead. ♪ >> 50 years ago a made for tv band suddenly became biggering that the beatles. ♪
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>> it was scary. >> laters on "sunday morning." monkeying around on their 50th anniversary. >> osgood: america's rattle. lee cowan has reconciliation and return. >> in a war in the pacific ended in 1945 soldiers soldiers came home with more than. ended up in foot lookers everywhere. the time has send them telling people home. >> they find us. >> >> how simple flag united two sons. an ocean apart later on "sunday morning." >> osgood: and in the run go
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fob the great, jane krakowski she's on a role. ♪ >> how are you? >> she's got a nomination. and a tv career. >> if i can say it see. >> but not is a leading lady. >> you get a character role. second bananas. i'm always the second banana. >> jane krakowski on a role. >> osgood: on the crowded zion, national parks. and rich mcconnell. steve hartman has a story from the dead. and lear are the said lines, the
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9th of may, 2016. a tropical compression tarning the coast. it might not even make landfall as it moves forward. rots of rain in a. in texas, heavy rain between austin and houston has led to flooding now the blamed for fourth deaths. two others are miking. in manslaughter, eight children and throw adults were struck my lightning. six suffe suffered serious inju. a crowd of some 350,000 bill 'ended the race.
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more rain forfex techs. scattered showers over the west and northeast. tomorrow ex sect soggy memorial day along the east coast while thunderstorms in the plains. >> i would hope that he wasn't -- >> the human toil of road rage. ♪ and later. the monkees.
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c i that deep breath. just in case you have unwelcome brush with road rage. our cover sorry is report by kris van cleave. >> punches thrown in the middle of a houston intersix. grown men and a women brawling. then one of the drivers purposely rammed his truck into the other car before speeding off. road rage it seems is everywhere. and caught an video. as driver use bats, fists, guns
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even golf balls in street show downs that can some time have tragic consequences. >> i who hope that he wasn't doing it to kill somebody but that's what happened. >> for steve see, road wasn't a -- it was a life sentence. >> i want people to learn from with we did because we were good kids, we were honor students, we much good kids with bright futures. >> that nor ever changed in 20 2006. then 17-year-old and four high school friend went for a drive and one of the browse in the back seat threw a water bottle. but in response the other car ended up chasing the teens. the driver was car was in lost control and hit a tree.
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steve see's best friend died. she was paralyzed. both drivers went to jail. >> i think that people don't realize that the moment that could change their life is something so minuscule. i would say, it's really hard to realize that that one water bottle changed five familiar lacy. five individuals for ever. >> a triple-a survey found aggressive driving is a very serious threat. fatal road rage are up more than 30% in 2010. and caused more than 17 0 deaths between 2010nd 2014. but anger behind the wheel is not new. it's played out in popular culture. in this disney cartoon from the
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1950,, turns jeckle and hyde. >> watch where you're going, stupid! >> but the very real violence of road rage is no laughing matter. what is it about driving that makes some people just so angry? >> one of the biggest things is, it's just stressful. the day of taking a leisurely drive have gone. now when you're driving you're going to get to a to b. just the trip itself is very stressful. >> mike is an expert an aggression and professor of psychology. >> is there something about being in the car that makes feel more comfortable. you don't see people screaming
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at each other in the expression story. >> you see people lose their minds. >> it afford us a certain level of safety. on the road you feel like we're our only cocoon. >> he says, millions of us will be driving angry. statistics suggest one in three people engage in some form of road rage. >> that's a lot of road rage. >> that is relatively minor. it's the honking of horn loud, flipping someone off. trying to run people off the road, trying to attack people. >> do you think about the drivers when you're riding now? >> i do. >> that's the kind of rage evan
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ran into in 014 when he was cycling home in washington, d.c. >> it was like the wall offing aer from this guy. coming at me. >> evan was riding legally when this pick up cut him off sending i am crashing. that's when the driver became irate. >> that's the bike lane! >> and three years earlier, he was almost killed when a truck side swiped him. oh, wow. >> it happened so fast. i didn't know of what going on. >> is this hard to watch? >> yes. his intention was to strike me with his struck truck.
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>> when i came out here, do you walk the way you drive? >> when mike moved to los angeles he was shocked by some of the rage he encountered. in cluing his own. >> you can't to that. the ego is so attached to the vehicle. somebody is going to get hurt. >> the father of three decided it was time to hut hits inaner in park. he called l.a. can't drive. >> venting flat form, that was it. >> do you think l.a. can't drive? >> hands down. they cannot drive. i've seep people, actors, driving with his knee. i can hold a picture of that. >> the site is home to video and
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vic terse of southern california drivers behaving drafting. or using the shoulder as a having lane. >> a lot of anger. >> a lot of frustration. >> absolutely. >> and it's understandable. i'm not immune to it. >> how do we decrease the risk of road rage. >> before we get in the car, don't cut everything to the last minute. something being stressed out. when you're in the car, someone does something, driving too slowly. one of the simplest thing, it sounds trite, take a deep death. if nothing else it buys you some time. unless you do something. >> i don't remember exactly what our intentions were that night but i do remember we did not
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think through the consequences. >> now groups roarr, eaching outagainst roach rage. her raj decan beer this sale. >> just stop for one moment before you engage in that. and think. because i think if if any of boo have done that, anybody may charlie would still be here, made i'd still be walking, one thing i would i would have done. >> osgood: ahead. >> last five years included 35%. chron the trail through zion national park.
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>> osgood: a summertime visit to a national park is an american tradition moving into its second sentry. conor knighton takes the measure of park tourism, then and now. >> thousands of tired, nerve shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home. that wilderness is a necessity.
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national john muir published those words in his 1901 collection. since then a few more people have found out abut the parks. >> that's how like 30 million. at the national park service in 2015, a record breaking year. and all signs points to this year being even more popular. are you excited for summer. are you nervous? >> well, we have nervous excite >> four of the past five summers have set park visitation records. not exactly the typ type of scee john muir might have envisioned. >> we've increased 35% which is nearly a million people. >> zion is one of five national
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parks in utah. the mighty five. >> picture this. five national parks. >> in 2013 the state of utah launched campaign to promote its national parks. and boy, did it ever work. couple with slow gas prices, helped visitation soar. >> you'll of the mighty. from pennsylvania. >> to see these? >> the parks have become bucket police destinations. >> the the surge in vie visit takes left some scrambling to deal with crowd control. >> also memorial day it not so bad they shut it down. >> cars aren't even allowed in the most popular.
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in 2000 they instituted shuttle bus. lines can be well over an hour long. >> the shuttle system reached capacity? >> in a way it has. the seating capacity is 68 people often in the peak season running loads of a hundred people. >> so what happened when a national park gets too popular. it's a question frequently key baited at an office park. >> you ask people, do they have a good experience, they are largely going to say yes, because they got got to see the grand canyon. but when you dig deeper you might find out. >> kerri is branch chief of the park service planning division. to develop long term plan for managing the crowds. the national parks is not just
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about cramming in as many people as people it's about making sure they are everything the best possible experience. at this point everything is on the table. even the possibility of writing permits. >> certain locations that might be very effective and needed tool to ensure that people are having those great experiences and that those resource are protected. >> i know some porta-potties. >> they are knew for this year. we're going to measure the times those doors open and close and each time they are pumped out we'll have a volume measure: >> arrive early enough, wander far enough it's still possible to escape the crowds. and if you are end up having to wait a bit, well, there are
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>> osgood: and now a page from our sunday morning almanac.
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may 29, 1914, 10 years ago today. the day the largely overlooked maritime calamity. for it was in the predawn hours of that day that the liner empress of ireland collided with another ship and sank on the st. laurence river. just hours out of quebec city enroute to liverpool, england, spotted the lights of a norwegian coal carrier, the storstad. a thick fog obscured each ship from the other he's view. just minutes later, at roughly 2:00 not morning the storstad crashed into the em press. immediately the empress listed allowing water to enter not only the gash but large number of open port holes as well. the empress of ireland sang in just 14 minutes. although there's no clear verdict as to which ship was to blame there's no doubt about the
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toll. 1112 people lost their lives while just 46 people were saved of the 138 children on board only four survived. the the empress of ireland disaster is barely recalled here in the united states. that's because it's been over shadowed in popular memory by the sinking of the tie tan particular two years earlier and the both with larger losses of life. still, the sinking ever the empress of ireland is tragedy worth remembering. and mourning. still to come. flags of war. symbols of peace. but next -- the flexible,
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flexible, jane krakowski.
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♪ they go ooh ooh. hey! ♪ hey! ♪ they go oh-ooh-ooooh. ♪ sitting, watching, waiting, wishing. ♪ ♪ i tell you one thing, you never knew it. ♪ ♪ at the back of the bus ♪ there is so much to give, so dream big. ♪ ♪ yeah. ♪ and when they screaming get out, get out. ♪ ♪ all i wanna hear is get down, get down. ♪ "get full on summer at target. get a $10 target giftcard when you spend $50 on groceries. this sunday and monday only. details at target.com." >> my mother is downstairs. >> are you kidding? i told hem to throw her off the property. sitting on a curb, chain
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smoking. just like the day i was born. >> osgood: jane:company ski shared a lot of laughs. now, she is on broadway. and finding time to chat with our rita braver. ♪ >> she sings and dances. she can make you laugh. ♪ she even roller skates. >> i don't think i do anything that well but i do a little bit of everything. ♪ >> don't let her fool you. jane has been earning rave reviews as ilona ritter, the
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slightly shop worn and very lovelorn perfume store worker in a revival of the 1963 broadway show, she loves me. ♪ tough and sweet at the same time. >> yes. smart but she doesn't always make smart choices. i've come to adore her. >> and why not. she's got a show stopping dance. ♪ >> now, me, leaping in the air and to split on to the ground and being dragged across the entire stage. >> at 47, jane krakowski seems to be at a very fine time in her life. she also featured in a hot netflix series, the unbreakable
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kimmie schmidt. >> you want a water? >> it's jane's second project with tina fey of aer is six seasons on 30 rock. >> i need someone who has little going on in their life. >> thank you. i just got it cut. >> they needed a girl that was blonde and hair color and spirit. and they needed her to be the opposite of tina. they hired me. i walked in and they said, you're it. >> she's still it. >> jane krakowski. >> she had just earned a tony tomorrow -- nomination. >> what's that like when you hear that call come in? >> it's a relief. v.a. >> i'm slight flabbergasted by
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it. it's such a joy. >> the baud way stage is just a few miles but a world away from where it all began. >> this is so -- >> it looks exactly the same. in new jersey, near jane's hometown. her dad was a chemical engineer her mom a teacher. by night, they much here, on stage. >> and instead of getting baby-sitters, my parents would take me to the theater when they were rehearsing for their plays. >> how old were you when you first appeared on stage? >> i think i may have been flee or four. i was a non-billed cratchit child. i worked my way up to tiny tim. >> her daughter was a born performer. >> did you ever dream that she
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would be as successful as she is if. >> i had faith that she was going to work but i never dreamed like this. you just burt with pride. >> and my goodness, mom was onset when jane, then 14, filmed a now famous line in national lampoon's vacation. >> i'm going steady and i french kiss. >> everybody does that. >> yeah, but daddy says i'm the best at it. >> you knew it was funny. >> they had to glue my mouth shut. the laughing. >> welcome to new jersey. >> thank you so much. >> jane prides herself on her jerky moxie and she can lure a reluctant reporter on to the new jersey rink where she skated as a teen. >> and now we spin.
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>> oh, no. >> while still in high school, she glided on to broadway in the part of train car in andrew lloyd webber's all skating musical. really noticed her in 1997 when she played an office assistant in cutting edge dramedy ally mcbeal. elaine was slightly slutty and always -- >> i don't know what you're talking about. >> it's a what? a face bra. jogging is one of the leading
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causes. >> the face bra. >> you look like hannibal. >> this is a gold mine. it's another of her scene stealing parts. >> you get character role. a second banana. i'm always the second banana. >> ♪ >> but her second banana patrol in she loves me has special meaning for jane krakowski. >> here is the picture of my dad. >> in her dressing room she keeps a photo of her dad performing in the same show. >> my father is not well right now. and i thought this would be the last, probably show he might possibly see me in. and so, this is a tribute to my dad. a lot of people don't know that's one of the reasons i took
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this show. >> though her father, suffering from alzheimer's has not been able to attend, her 5-year-old son bennett with former fiance as seen mom on stage. a mother her favorite role. jane's career gives her plenty to sing about. >> it must be find of fun to know that more and people know who jane krakowski is, and will give a production, a chance, just because you're in it. >> that would be cool. that would be good. let's do that. >> osgood: coming up. lifeguards. on duty.
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>> osgood: this weekend as many of us make a beeline to the beach the season opening thank you, to those in the sand. the knicks' lifeguards who, for this unofficial start of summer, officially get to work. teenagers, college students and grads, career professionals with pensions, they all keep watch while millions of us take to the batter. according to the american red cross more than 325,000 people last yeah enrolled in lifeguarding courses.
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with shows like "baywatch."." hollywood has offered up its own glamourizeglamourized some samed conception. courage comes with the job. night states leaving saving association reports hannahan 95,000. among the first, these two gentlemen. headley and jeffries put on the payroll by the atlantic city beach patrol. so as you pack for the beach this weekend, don't forget your sun screen and remember the lifeguard perched on that chair. she's there for you. ahead. going home.
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>> osgood: president obama's visit to hiroshima this past friday is one indication of how the legacy of the war with japan has come full circle. the growing number of war time flags returning to japan is another. here is lee cowan. >> opposing sides in war, share little, other than perhaps a battlefield and the longing to go home glenn stockdale of billing, man man, did come home he fought the japanese in the pacific unfill 1945. as a young staff sergeant he saw things most of us can't even imagine. and until the day he died at age 84 he kept most of it to himself. >> never talked about the war. >> just locked it all 'weigh
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way. >> that's his son. what he knew of his dad's service came mostly from rummaging through his father's old foot locker. >> among other things terry found a japanese flag. carefully folded, stained with blood and covered in writing. then he found another. and another. >> they were memories of the war, a trophy. spoils of war. >> collecting them was common place. pictures abound of u.s. servicemen posing with the fla flags. known as yosegak,i they carried them. good luck charms of sorts with wishes from families and frien friends. s keep capes in battle. but in his foot locker the gloss had become just ghosts of a long ago enemy and nearing the end of his father's life, terry
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suggested it was time the flags go home. >> what did you say? >> i asked him, it would be nice to send them back. he said, no. because must be -- i don't know what that does to individuals. i've never been there. >> that's where things and flags sat. for more than a decade. until terry heard another world war ii vet speak of the flags. his name was lelann bud lewis. he was in the same infancy division. they never met. bud was behind the front lines. something that at age 895, bud still doesn't take lightly. >> i provided all the ammunition that killed all those folks. and i'm not exactly totally happy that i did that.
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but at the time that was my job. i couldn't question that. >> why now? why is it important to return the flag now? >> well, it's closure. you can't keep hating people. >> inspired, terry stockdale packed up one of his knit's flags and mailed it to the only place he thought could help. a home in a small town along the columbia river in washington where the flags are celebrated. >> this is not the flag. it is the spear lit of the soldier. we are wishing that he can find way to find family in japan. >> keiko and her husband run the nonprofit called the obon society. it's a festival honoring the spirits of an ancestors. turned their attic into a war flag research center. >> when we started out we
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thought we were just helping japanese families receive heirlooms. then as this progressed we realized we were connecting these families. >> many signatures. >> her own grandfather died fighting in the pacific, but his grave is empty. >> no bone, no remaining. nothing came back. >> but one day, his flag did. >> we all thought that the spirit of the grandfather finally wanted to come home to see us. >> and it had such a profound effect they wanted to see if he they can identify more soldier's flags. once word got out, they were stunned. the flags were veterans or their families started arriving weekly. >> sometimes they include photographs of their father as a soldier or family pictures now. it is this connection of this family to this family.
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brought together through war. >> so far they have reunited about 60 flags more than 100 are still researching. all at their own expense. >> i mean, you guys have spent your live's savings to do this? >> it's just a very important thing to do. >> >> terry stockdale waited and hope and then came word from the obon society had traced his flag back to a man, a young soldier who kissed his wife his 7 month old son and 2-year-old daughter goodbye and never saw them again. those children, mararu now 73 and his cities tore both live outside of osaka. they knew little of their father until the phone rang.
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>> when i got the call, i thought, this was impossible. my mind just went blank. after 70 years i never dreamed something of my father's boo surface. >> they found out terry not only had their father's flag but he wanted to come to japan to deliver it himself. anxious, they het met terry. what happened next says it all. >> i mean, yeah, it's just beyond comprehension what it meant to them. it wasn't just a souvenir, it was their father coming home. >> terry officially handed it over at a formal ceremony and then stepped back to watch two people who never knew their father unfurl his flag together.
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>> we don't know the warmth of his hands, the sound of his voice. i can't remember a thing about my father and i said, i'm sorry, dad, to that flag. i'm so sorry. >> now, where mr. kishi prays sits a framed photo of terry a captured moment, a generation in the making. >> the old saying, it's better to give than receive. it seals so good. >> for his own father, terry hopes that staff sergeant glenn stockdale is also finally at peace. >> he'd be proud of me. he would know it's the right thing to do. >> i was put in a body bag, cane to the morgue.
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>> coming up, back from the dead.
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>> osgood: memorial day has special meaning for one vietnam war veteran. steve hartman. >> there are 58,315 names on the vietnam veterans memorial. this the story of why there's not one more. a story about a soldier what came as close to dying as any man alive. >> i've never heard story like this. it's the kind of thing nightmares are made of. >> or blessings. >> john colone's blessing of a nightmare began on february 19, 1968. his army airborne platoon was on patrol when he and his men came under intense enemy fire. >> all hell broke loose. >> john was shot four time. >> i heard guys say i was dead.
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a loan is dead. leave him alone. >> you heard people saying that? >> oh, yeah. was put in a body bag. toe tagged taken to the morgue. >> he came in as a doa. >> lieutenant curtis washington was a officer. worked at the morgue. it was a job he took so seriously that just to make sure he never sent a live soldier home april box on his own he used to open up each body bag take a pen to the feet. >> so i -- he was testing. >> i did that. he went -- i did it again. and he went -- and i said, wow. >> that is how john colone came back from the dead. which job says is a mixed lessing. >> he lost his life. he lost his life.
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>> eight soldiers, about a third of his platoon died that day. >> he still wonder why me? >> even today you keep asking that? >> absolutesly. why did you survive? >> it is a hopelessly rhetorical question. but as we walked through the cemetery where he would have been buried, john shared what may be part of the reason. >> that's when i thought, let's do something. >> a few years ago he started sending flowers on memorial day to the graves of all the men who died in that battle. later he expanded to everyone who died in his battalion during the whole war, more than $8o. for san francisco 0 graves knew calling you to adopt a vanderbilt ran's grave on memorial day. >> to clean it up and lay some flowers so that eventually every vietnam veteran can be rightfully remembered. >> i hope i'm around to witness
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that. >> maybe that will answer that question, yes. >> certainly something to live for. ♪ >> osgood: next. the monkees. nice to meet you! welcome, welcome! today i'm going to show you the all-new 2016 chevy cruze and ask you what you think. but here's the catch. you can only answer in emojis. what emoji would you use to describe the design? sfx:message sent
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i think it's sexy. mm-mm-mm! it has available built-in 4g lte wifi® sfx:message sent rock on. that's excellent. we got wifi. the cruze offers up to an epa estimated 42 mpg highway. sfx:message sent this car is like a unicorn. it's magical! (group laughing) we asked real people to use on their bums. why do you think the ripples make a difference? it gets it all clean. they give me a very happy feeling bum. cleanripple texture is designed to clean better. go cottonelle, go commando. ♪ snack patrol, saving the snack world. ♪ whoa, whoa, whoa... ma'am, we can smell the bland snack all over you. but, it's just a... whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa...yeah. yeah. new hershey and reese's snack mix, with chocolate, nuts and pretzels. it's snack justice.
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♪ >> it's sun kay morning on cbs. here again is charles osgood. >> osgood: how is that for a blast from the past. pleasant valley sunday by the monkees. they first swept on to the pop music scene 50 years. the others are still very much with us and talking with anthony mason for the record. ♪ >> in the fall of 1966, four mad cap musicians made a mix of the beetle and marx brothers made their debut.
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for the next 58 episodes the monkees would turn pop culture upside down. >> the idol of millions. >> a small minority? >> half a century later -- does the big 5-0 mean anything to you guys? >> mike nestmith, micky dolenz and peter tork are still monke monkeying around. ♪ the monkees would out sell the beatles and the stones in 1967. their first four albums went to number one. a made nor tv band, they were assembled by the show's
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producers who put this ad in variety seeking four insane boys. mike nesmith was playing at the troubadour when a friend -- >> you should try out for it. so i did. i got the job. >> he went to the audition in the same knit cap he'd wear for the show. >> i didn't go to the cattle call, i'd already had series, you see. >> you want to be musician. >> he had a lead in a show called "circus boy." peter tork, a folk singer, heard about the audition is from his friend, steven stills who had been passed over. >> he had so settle for scrays bee stills nash and young.
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he's never forgiven me. >> davy jones a british actor who already had broadway experience completed the cast. >> did the four of you connect pretty quickly. >> instantly. it was scary. there were no duds among us. except me. but i wasn't really a dud. i played one on television. >> record in stereo. >> he said, hired any guys. you hired us four. any four guys could do what you are doing. we brought the force of our character to it. >> the boys would butt heads with the snow's music producer
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who duesed outside session musicianss to make the hank keys first records. >> i thought they wanted me to play for them. >> no? >> i was mistaken. >> and how did you feel about that. >> i was mortified. they were doing clarksville and -- and i wrote a counterpoint. i had studied music. i said, no, peter, you don't understand. this is the record. it's all done. we don't need you. is it true that dvyy jones dum dumped coca-cola on his head? >> did you that? >> it was me. >> you enjoyed it too much? >> i lost it. i it maust made him, like, no, they're laughing at me. >> we are. >> those silly monkees. >> the fictional band became
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such a phenomenon fans wanted to see them live. >> it was like, well, now what? >> the producers finally allowed them to play. ♪ and their third album, headquarters, was entirely their own. but critics had already branded the monkees the freefab four. >> it was a, you guys aren't real. it's like, so define your terms. >> you were a fake band that became a real band that wasn't really real? >> now you're november. i don't know the answer to that question. mick doesn't know. >> you felt like a band? >> well, you know, it's -- no.
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yes. maybe. >> i've often said it's like leonard nimoy really becoming a vulcan. >> the series ended after just two seasons. and the monkees eventually went their separate ways. >> i always feel blessed to be part of this. >> dolenz became a tv producer and director in england. so did tork, who settled in connecticut. but reruns have kept reintroducing the monkeys to new audiences. to mark their 50th anniversar anniversary, dolenz and tork have headed out on tour gibb. and the monkees have new album.
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produced by fountains of wayne front man adam, a long time fan. he reached out to other indie rock stars who loved the band. ben gibbard of death cab for cutie they have all written songs. >> a pretty impressive list. >> it's a great list. isn't it. and again, me, lucky. ♪ they also unearthed an unreleased vintage monkees track that features the late davy jones who died of a heart attack in 2012. >> davy was something. >> his loss was completely onyx peck to you guys? >> uh-huh.
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the youngest of us to go first. >> when you first had to go out there without davy how did that feel? >> micky said, how am i going to sing "day dream believer" and i said, well, you can't. it doesn't belong to us any mo more. it belongs to them. ♪ >> you think this could be your last tour? >> no. we're going to tour again next year? >> you are? absolutely. we'll tour until one of us drops. then the other will go on as the monkee. [ laughter ] >> hey, hey, it's the monkee and people say, i monkee around.
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>> osgood: senate republican leader mitch mcconnell has his critics on both sides of the aisle. he tries to make himself herd over the partisan din. >> mitch mcconnell. >> told president obama. >> thest obstructionist, bill blocking -- >> a waste. >> to many condition ken senator mitch mccontinental is the face of obstruction. >> well common cause used to call me darth individualer. >> does that bother you? let me tell you why. >> you accept the fact that you can't make every happy. >> he made clear his intention to block the president's agenda in 2010 when he told auto reporter the single most
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important thing we want to achieve is for president obama to be one-term president. but there was a second part. >> which was, that in the meantime we needed to see what we could do together and make some progress for the country. >> which was snipped off. by my political opponents. people call me obstructionist overlook some inconvenient facts. >> just ask his conservative tea party opponents. >> they think i'm an obama m enabler. the senate majority leader responds to his critics hen his first book. >> i've been around awhile. and second, it took me a long time to get where i hoped to get. most of us success is road. >> that has taken him a long way.
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his mother drove warm to warm springs, georgia. after two years the nurses told mcconnell's mother her son would walk without a brace. he would have ha normal life. then, at 13, mcconnell moved to louisville. >> does it feel the same? >> it looks very similar. it was very intimidating. >> he was underdog for student council president, trying to out maneuver his opponents. >> i would slide the pamphlets through here. i said, join us, vote for mitch mcconnell for president. and it would list the football players and the basketball players and the cheerleaders and the homecoming queens. >> how did you get the most popular kids to endorse --
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>> he won, mcconnell, a pack rat. saved his mementos from that race and every other throughout listener ly 40 years in elected office. >> switch to mitch for president. >> much of it on display at his alma mater. which houses his pears. labor second hunt george w. bush the the long time washington power couple now spends most weekends in kentucky, a far cry from their first date, suggested by a mutual friend. >> i got this call out of blue. >> from his assistant. >> my is he sis than answered back. >> and it was a blind date i'd never seen her before. >> a divorced father of three, mccontinental married coao in 19. >> he actually cooked. he's sully a wonderful husband.
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low main ten apps husband. >> on the campaign trail her p.m. contrasts with his mcconnell's wonkier, side, an immigrant from china, she came to united states when she was eight years old. she spoke about her immigrant experience apt the 2000 republican convention. but when asked about this year's presumptive republican nominee she avoids the question. >> it's not about me. >> when you sit down with mccontinental he's hardly more forthcoming on the subject of donald trump. >> do you think donald trump can win? >> i do. >> are you going to support him? >> i am. >> does it cause you pause to think about how divided this country s. how he is causing some division? republicans in your father are saying, never trump?
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>> i'm call about is that this is no where near the most divisive period. but what protects us in this country against big mistakes being made is the structure. the constitution. the institutions, no matter how unusual a personality may be who gets elected to office there are constraints in this country, you don't get to do anything. you want to. so i'm very optimistic. i'm not depressed about the nature of the debate. >> since becoming majority leader in 2015, mcconnell struck deals with the administration on major transportation, education and cybersecurity bills. owe has warm words for joe biden, but says the president can be a challenge. >> i had meyer his intellect. it is a little bit grading. >> grading? >> to kind of be lectured to.
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i've heard this complaint from democrats as well. this is not a partisan observation. i pretty much know what he thinks, he ought to know what i think i'm interested in how he figured the way forward rather than listening to extension. >> one area where m mccontinental will not budge. merit garland's nomination. >> no waivering on that? >> none. >> he will be on the supreme court if hillary clinton wins. >> if he's on the supreme court he'll nominated by the next president. >> regardless of what happens in november, the 74-year-old mccontinental made it clear. he's playing the long game. >> america's a land of second opportunities. everybody has barriers to overcome, some more than others. ian to act like i'm all that unique. america is full of stories like mine. this is a special country with
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legalzoom. legal help is here. >> osgood: so what's worth see can as the summertime movie season begins. turns out to be a tough question for our david old steen. >> memorial day weekend is a great time to see movies. but, wow, there's not a lot out there.
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my local multi-plex has alice through the looking glass on three screens. and it's a big nothing burger. on the other four screens, x-men: apocalypse. i actually loved that one. it's moving, it's scary, it captures both the pain of being an outsider, a mutant. and the ruinous temptations of super power. but, you do need to have seen all five, six? nine? other x-men movies. and there's a nasty little futuristic satire called "the lobster" with colin farrell as a guy who needs to couple up in a few days or he'll get turned
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into an animal. >> have you thought about what animal? >> you'll either love this or send me four-letter tweets. but there is another choice. >> the punch line is true. >> in theaters and on demand the terrific, behind the scenes documentary "weiner" which charts the 2013 mayoral rub of former new york kong grease man on than knee weiner. what's an apt metaphor for the movie? car crash? too modest. more like, the titanic. you see that iceberg coming and you know -- it's horrible. but you got to watch. you'll recall in 2011 weiner got caught texting pictures to women of the very part of his 'not me from which he spent his lifetime
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to skills associate himself. he and his level posed for "new york times" magazine cover and phase two, the come back was on. the directors had incredible access. and the weird thing is, at first, despite relen relentless ridicule he looked to be covering a weiner. a mean, winner. maybe he'd now be new york's mayor except -- >> would like to talk about -- >> it's amazing weiner didn't pull the plug on the documentary when the second scandal broke when a porn actress released photos and texts he sent after leaving congress when he was, wok on his marriage. but the film crew stays and the campaign perseveres.
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>> multiple people? >> then to say i found weiner less hateful than pitiful. he's not a confident liar. he knows we'll see through him. >> are you suffering from an addition? >> to me, it speaks to the nature of modern dock u commentaries and reality shows. oscar wilde once defined scandal as gossip made tedious by morality. if you have behind the scenes access to the people, it's anything but tedious, it's riveting. >> this is the worse. >> which makes you feel, even if like me, you think it's an amazing move spree. really creepy.
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>> osgood: here's a look at the week ahead on our "sunday morning" calendar. monday is memorial day, honoring all who have fallen in the service of their country with a presidential wreath laying at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington national cemetery. tuesday, march madness champion, villanova men's basketball team visits the white house. wednesday, would have been the 90th birthday of actress marilyn monroe who died of a drug overdose in 196 at the age of 36. thursday marks the 63rd anniversary of the coronation of queen elizabeth the second, who last september surpassed queen victoria to become britain's longest reigning monarch. friday sees actor matt damon deliver commencement address at mit the school where he played mathematically gifted january door in the film "good will hunting" and saturday is the national trails day, sponsored
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by the american hiking society a day to celebrate our country's wilderness trails by literally taking a like. now to john dickerson in washington for look what's ahead on "face the nation." >> dickerson: good morning, charles, we'll talk to bernie sanders about how far he's go to take his fight against hillary clinton and then we'll talk about the tsa with senator ron johnson. >> osgood: we'll be watching. next week here on "sunday morning," mystery man, james patterson. turns a new page. ♪jake reese, "day to feel alive"♪ ♪jake reese, "day to feel alive"♪
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>> dickerson: today on "face the nation," donald trump goes over the top with delegates needed for the republican nomination. but the democratic race continues with ten days to go for california primary win depo is closing for bernie sanders. >> we are the campaign that will defeat mr. trump. >> dickerson: how is he going to stop hillary clinton? we'll stalk to bernie sanders and ron johnson on troubles with the tsa and colorado governor john hickenlooper. president obama visits hiroshima. >> they are not sure how seriously to take some of his pronouncements. but they are rattled by it. and for good reason. >> dickerson: a round up of

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