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swear. >> i am not going to take this lying down! good morning, and welcome to "sunday today." i'm willie geist. it was the tale of two days in america as donald trump was inaugerated on friday followed by massive demonstrations here in the united states and around the globe. mostly women taking to the streets as reportehe chastised
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media. plus, kellyanne conway, a previous trump critic, who helped turn around his campaign and vault him into the oval office. what did you think when he said, kellyanne, i'd like you to join our team. >> nobody really turns down trump. >> today i'd like you to join us in history. speaking out against donald trump one day after he took office. the women's marches had about 600 sister marches taking place around the globe. washington, the biggest turnout with more than half a million, 500,000 people. here in new york, more than 400,000 estimated to walk the streets of manhattan walking right past the president's home in chicago. and out west in los angeles, the numbers reached more than 100,000. nbc's morgan radford is at trump tower here in new york.
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morgan, good morning. you are in the middle of it all right here. >> reporter: willie, we were with those marchers from start to finish, and from los angeles to new york, people completely packed the streets even in those smaller cities in between. but to give you a sense of context, that historic march on washington in 1963, that got about 250,000 people. the 1995 million man march got about 400,000. that's what makes the march that ended right here behind me at trump tower nothing shy of historic. coast to coast and across the world, demonstrators turned out in force for the women's march with pink hats, bright signs and a big message. >> i want my daughter to know she has a voice. >> reporter: people spilling into the streets, their message underscored with star power. >> welcome to the revolution! >> reporter: plolitical icons telling americans that women's rights must be protected. >> this is a day that will change us forever because we are
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together. >> reporter: by the people and by the president. >> mr. trump, we are here to vow to end the trump carnage! >> reporter: in d.c., this was the scene on inauguration day. the next day, the washington mall packed with even more people demonstrating on president trump's first day in office. in new york, thousands pounding the pavement in front of trump tower. >> i knew i could not sit at home. >> i think we need to be active, not just today but for the next four years. >> reporter: crowds calling on their leadership for change. >> what is your message for coming out here to share in this march? >> my message is we're going to keep fighting. we're not going to let him take away women's rights, we're not going to let him defund planned parenthood and we're not going to let him take away obamacare. >> reporter: seattle police standing in solidarity for three
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miles, tweeting, we're going the distance with you. at the sundance film festival in utah, not even the snow could slow them down. >> the silver lining of this election is that we are here in literally 21 degrees supporting each other! >> reporter: and it wasn't just here in the united states, people turned up all across the globe in places like sydney, paris, even antarctica. willie? >> morgan radford outside trump tower. morgan, thank you. some breaking news this morning. reacting to the marches, focusing again on on the media. a white house official saying, it's a shame that the march for life and will be happening next friday will not get the same amount of coverage this march got and those pro-life members were not welcome at the women's march. the organizers noted the platform was pro choice and they
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invoked partnership status from pro-life groups. madonna, who was one of the celebrities headlining the march was quoted as saying, yes, i thought an awful lot about blowing up the white house. comments like these are absolutely unacceptable, and had they been said about president obama, the mainstream media would be in an uproar. the trump administration welcomes a robust discussion about the critical issues facing women and families. end of statement. this after they went to an appearance at cia headquarters. kelly o'donnell is live at the white house with an awful lot to sift through. kelly, good morning. >> reporter: willie, good morning. things are at a tense start. the president will oversee the swearing in of the highest level employees who will work here in the white house. some of those very same top level staffers are in the thick of the battle with the media. he went after media coverage again, but he did so in a surprising place: inside the
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cia. the president's first trip to the central intelligence agency. welcomed with applause by agency employees whose faces cannot be shown. >> i love you, i respect you, there is nobody i respect more. >> reporter: such affection coming after obvious friction with the agency. trump blew that off as media incrimination. >> they sort of made it sound like i had a feud with the intelligence community. >> reporter: trump ignored his own words and tweets. this month where he used quote marks to diminish intelligence and made a stinging comparison. >> i think it was disgrace fful disgraceful that the intelligence agencies allowed any information that turned out to be so false and fake. that's something that nazi germany would have done and did do. >> reporter: the stars behind trump honor the lives of fallen clandestine officers, yet he aired his complaints about media
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coverage of the crowd size at his inaugural. >> they showed a field where there were practically nobody standing there. >> reporter: and that was too much for former cia director john brennan who called the visit a despicable display of selfengrandisement. back at the white house, the press used the briefing room to go after the media. they undercut the crowds deliberately despite widely available photographic evidence that undercut his own claims. >> these attempts to lessen the enthusiasm of the inauguration are shameful and wrong. >> reporter: and already this morning, president trump is up and using twitter. we know that he considers that one of his most effective ways to speak directly to his voters and now the american people. he spoke about his visit to the cia saying, had a great meeting at cia headquarters yesterday.
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packed house. paid great respect to wall. longstanding ovations, amazing people. win! he also talked about the women's march protests. when we were in the briefing room yesterday, we tried to talk to sean spicer to get a reaction. we've heard something today, and here's now the president using his twitter. watched protests yesterday, but was under the impression we just had an election! why didn't these people vote? celebs hurt cause badly. already we're seeing punches and counterpunches and intense hurt at how the white house is responding and the president himself, presumably in private quarters here, using twitter to get out his message. >> chuck todd, moderator of "meet the press." chuck, we're not even 48 hours into this administration. let's go over the last 24 hours. you had president trump talking
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about the crowd size, complaining about the coverage. you had sean spicer making a statement about crowd size taking no questions. you had the statement from the white house today to nbc news saying it didn't like the coverage of the marches yesterday, and donald trump up tweeting this morning. what do these first few hours tell you about the next four years? >> i think it means that don't assume that the donald trump that we covered during the campaign is somehow going to be a different donald trump as president. you know, he's the same person. he gets caught up -- he makes big deals out of small things and then sometimes tries to make small issues out of big things. look, i thought -- yesterday i thought he did a disservice to himself by putting out his spokesperson that's not just the spokesperson for donald trump, he's the spokesperson for the president of the united states, and at times he's the spokesperson for all of the united states of america, and to put him out there in his first time behind that podium to utter
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approvable falsehood just seems to undermine the credibility of the white house press shot from day one. it just seemed to be a head-scratching decision to litigate this. litigate this! you know, the campaign was one thing. this is governing the country. >> and to take no questions about it, either, to walk off the stage as the press secretary to entertain no questions. is donald trump playing small ball here? it felt to a lot of people who listened, even his inaugural address, that he was speaking again to the people who elected him and not to the broader country. again, as you mentioned, frankly being petty right out of the gate, arguing of all things about the size of the crowd at his inauguration. what's the strategy? >> look, i do think that there is -- they would -- the folks around him, whether they think it's a good strategy or not, will rationalize it and are rationalizing it this way, willie. which is, you know what, yes, we may get petty but the media will
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be more petty. we're setting up the press as the person that president trump can constantly run against. he needs a foil. having a foil is good, and you know what, riling up the press has never been bad for donald trump when it comes to his connection with his supporters. but here's the downside of this, i think, for governing the country. the first 100 days, willie, you need an opportunity -- you need to build political capital. you need the support beyond the amount that you got on election day. and i think he's going to find out on day 101 when he is struggling to enact an agenda that maybe he started out too divisive to begin with. >> you have a lot to talk about this morning, chuck. chuck, thanks so much. we'll have much more on the new president these first days later this morning on "meet the press." president trump signed his first executive order just hours after taking office on friday beginning the effort to repeal and replace eventually, he says, obamacare. what would a repeal of the
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affordable care act mean to those protected by it now? i put that question to kellyanne conway, advi helper of the pres. can you give some sense of what that replacement will be? >> president trump has promised to repeal and replace in quick succession. he said it could happen the same hour, same week, same day, perhaps. i think it's great that some americans that had no health insurance now have it. that's a wonderful accomplishment. at the same time, what about all the people who had it and were happy with it who lost it? what about the single moms who now have two jobs where they work 26 to 28 hours per job so these employees who waited can provide health care under the law? >> the line that jumped out, kelly, was that everyone would get coverage. some people read that as single,
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pair. >> what he means is no one will go without coverage, first of all, what we just discussed. and also there will be ways for people to access affordable, quality health insurance if thad like to get it. but we're doing away with the obamacare penalty. this tax has been such a burden on many americans, and it's also been a burden on many small business owners, many who complained to us that that obamacare penalty, along with so many other draconian embassies and then to be able to go after their dream. we need to put in place the proper environment and the incentives that allow small businesses and mom and pops and mothers and dads all across the country to be able to flourish if they would like to. by the same token we need to be sure we're not throwing more obstacles in their way.
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this is something donald trump can do in pretty short order, and people, instead of being reflectively negative and critical, should really stop and think about the difference he can make for many people. >> donald trump has said a replacement is imminent, though we've heard no details about it yet. we'll have much more in the next hour with kellyanne conway, his battle with intel agencies and her rise to become one of the most powerful women in the country. meanwhile, andrew peters is helping us out while dillon is out on maternity leave. she's got deadly weather in the south. >> at least four people have been killed in southern georgia overnight, residents picking up the pieces in mississippi. louisiana, texas and oklahoma also destroyed in the weather. we had a high risk issue here in the southeast. this is the first time we will have seen this in over two
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years, possibly the first time on record, in through florida. here's the very deadly setup. temperatures well above normal in the southeast. you have the low, you also have the moisture. all of this bringing typical conditions you would see in the springtime. here is that deadly high risk. this means we have the potential for not only strong tornadoes, but also long-lived tornadoes. unfortunately, it's in t good morning. i'm first alert meteorologist krystal klei. cloudy conditions philadelphia and north. some haze will hang around the day. overall, iranian doesn't return until we move into this evening. we're under a first alert for the entire viewing area starting tonight and lasting all the way into early tuesday morning, particularly because the winds pick up tonight and get strong to damaging tomorrow with heavy rain and some coastal flooding likely for your monday. >> i cannot stress how dangerous the situation is. it's actuallyctually lasting eve go through the overnight hours
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this evening. straight ahead, the highs and lows of this week, including president george w. bush and the poncho. stealing the show on a grizzly inauguration day. and the ninja mom who went into stealth mode to sneak out of her sleeping baby's room. plus, marathon cheeats. women finding ways to reach the i was out here smoking instead of being there for my son's winning shot.
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course, along with presidents carter, clinton, and george w. bush. george h.w. bush's health prevented him from attending. he watched from a houston hospital. we send him and barbara bush our best this morning. as the raindrops began to fall, president bush reached for a poncho. just couldn't get that sucker to go on right. after a brief battle, he settled for just resting it on his head. that supporting role goes to his vice president, dick cheney, watching over bush's shoulder with complete bemusement. some people on line said poncho, 1, george bush, 0. energy secretary al franken and rick perry during perry's confirmation hearing this week. >> governor, thank you so much for coming into my office. did you enjoy meeting me? >> i hope you're as much fun on
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that dias as you were on your couch. may i rephrase that, sir? >> please. please. please. oh, my lord. ove oh, my lord. >> well, i think we found our "saturday night live" sound bite. >> you know, perry always rolls well with his gaffes. >> it's hilarious. it starts out with, did you enjoy meeting me? >> karen morris became an international web sensation this week after her husband posted the baby cam video to facebook. karen got her 15-month-old son to sleep, and as every parent can appreciate, she did everything it took not to wake him up and get caught leaving the room. lying on the floor on her back, karen executed a flawless scoot out of the room. that is an a-plus mom work right
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there. we've all done that tiptoe move out, they wake up and we have to start all over again. >> you don't have a signature move, willie? >> i don't have those skills, sadly. the next goes to a man that tried to prove his bag was not too big to go on the plane. the gate person said he would have to check the bag because it was too big. so he put it in the measuring frame and jumped on it until it fit. see t fits. he slammed it down in there all right but naturally couldn't get it back out. after some prolonged tugging, the agents took pity on the traveler and let him carry it on the plane. >> i would have done the same thing. >> our next high goes to a third grader from kazigstan. she is nine years old and she will kick your rear end.
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here she is punching a tree. she started boxing with her dad when she was just three years old. videos like this made a web sensation and her dad is now selling the evnik simulator on line if you're interested in turning your child into a killing machine. at the packers-cowboys game in texas last weekend, fans waited like thoroughbreds at the starting line. the good news, no one was hurt or gored in this running of the fans. bad news for the ones in the dallas jerseys, the cowboys lost in a classic. who you got this sunday? you're a huge football fan. >> got to go with the packers. got t
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a few minutes before 8:30 on your sunday. let's get right to meteorologist crystkrystal klei with the fore >> a lot to talk about. currently still foggy. this is a look at center city. you can barely tell because of the low hanging clouds and foggy conditions. in fact, philadelphia and areas north looking at very low visibility. quarter mile at allentown, redding, lancaster and into wilmington. you look farther south where it's weakening and moving out, visibility is much better. after we stop dealing with the fog as we go later today, we have rain chances that start late day and into tonight, the first alert is in effect for your entire area, starting tonight all the way through tuesday morning. why? as we go overnight, the rain will be more light to moderate. by tomorrow, heavy. at times extended and damaging winds with coastal flooding possible. krystal, thanks for that. right now drivers are game planning for tomorrow morning's commute after officials close the pennsylvania-new jersey
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turnpike bridge for major repairs. on friday a, woulder discovered a crack on a steel support. repair crews are installing towers that will support the weight of the bridge. for a list of alternate routes, tap the nbc 10 app. arena bowl champion philadelphia soul will hold a tryout at the novacare complex. registration is under way now. the soul kicks off their new season in april. i'm katy zach i can. krystal and i will be back with news and first alert weather at 9:00 a.m.
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♪ the name on everybody's lips is going to be conway ♪ the lady raking in the chips is going to be conway ♪ i'm gonna be a celebrity ♪ that means somebody everyone loves ♪ they're gonna rise my eyes, my hair, my boobs, my nose. ♪ i'm going to join sag. >> on the first "saturday night live" of the trump administration, a spoof of "chicago" starring the woman who helped propel trump to the white house, kellyanne conway. when conway joined donald trump's campaign last summer, she was a poster known in political circles but she was far from a household name.
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as she rose to become one of trump's most trusted as vdviser and then his campaign manager, she was a target on television and with critics herself. so who is kellyanne conway? i spoke to the aide to the president on the morning of the inauguration. on her 50th birthday, kellyanne conway also began a new job. now arguably one of the most powerful women in donald trump's washington. on a personal level, what are you feeling right now? >> first of all, i feel incredibly humble to be here at this moment. it's a time of change, opportunity, fresh blood. it's more than a fresh coat of paint for america, it's a gut-wrenching nomination, if you will. >> a career as a poster and political adviser that began in the mid-'90s. >> history looks at our presidents very differently. we're not nominating a chief happiness officer here.
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>> sticks and stones may break my bones. what bothers people is that there is a germ of truth in this. >> conway started the 2016 presidential race backing donald trump's biggest rival, helping to run a super pac that helped support ted cruz, conway was critical of trump. >> he says he's for the little guy but he's built his business on the backs of little guy. >> when cruz lost the campaign, she got a call that made history. what did you think when he asked you to join him? >> when he asked me to join him, the only thing i asked in return is that i would have a seat at the president's table where my elbows would bump against him. >> she's credited with helping the unpredictable candidate with staying on his message. >> stay on point, donald, stay
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on point. >> kellyanne, were you jumping at the tv saying, don't say what i say to you! don't say what i say to you! >> and often cleaning up his messes. >> hold on -- >> he was making it up? >> hold on, let me explain as somebody who works for him. >> what were the moments of the campaign that gave you pause, if there were any, for example, during the "access hollywood" tape. did you ever any moments of doubt in there where you said, i don't know if i can do this? >> i had zero moments of doubt. but i also know the difference in this country between what oe fen -- offends us and what affects us. >> on election night -- >> look at all these people. and kellyanne. >> kellyanne became the first woman to organize a presidential campaign. >> was there a little shock when you won? >> it wasn't a shock that we won, it was the intensity that donald trump came really close
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to carrying areas that had been elusive to republicans for a long time. >> so you were a little bit surprised. >> i was a little surprised. i knew when starting on october 22nd that he would win and told him. >> have you picked out your west wing office? >> i am. i'm taking valerie's office and it was also conroe's office. >> valerie made me really see how friendly the white house can be. >> you are now a celebrity. whether you like it or not, you have people wanting to take pictures with you. >> i don't think of myself as a celebrity. it's nothing i ever sought. i don't have security, i don't have an entourage. but i look at it as somebody who is blessed to be in the right place at the right time. okay, jake, so this tweet is actually taken out of context. of course, mr. trump thinks that mexicans can read, and actually, what he wants them to read the most is hillary clinton's 30,000
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missing e-mails. >> so what does your family think when they see, say, s and l do a spoof of their mother? how is the family doing with all this change? >> we thought kellyanne conway's spoof on "snl" was charming. my children like to stop the tape, willie, and see how close to form each of them was portrayed. but i think more importantly, my 12-year-old daughter recently said to me, mom, i don't want to move to washington, d.c. and be known as kellyanne conway's daughter. so i said, honey, why don't you go out and cure cancer and i'll be known as claudia conway's mother? >> the girl of fowas raised fro baby with three sisters. >> it has really made me
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appreciate politics. >> she started picking blueberries on a south jersey farm. but after going to college and law school in washington, she turned to politics. over the years, conway has worked for candidates like jack kemp, dan quayle and newt gingrich. but none of them could prepare her for donald trump, who begins his administration as a controversial president, to say the least. >> the polling this week historically low compared to other presidents at this point. are you not concerned by a number that low as you begin this administration? >> what concerns me about those poll numbers is very simple. it's part of how we got there with him. the question for everyone who covers him and who thinks about him is, what is the line between thoughtful criticism and skepticism and, you know, flat-out denial and dehumanization of what just happened? >> do you think it's purely media coverage? >> i said i'm concerned about how the poll numbers got there. >> people responding to the
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polls did cite specific examples of things that trouble them about donald trump, for example, the fight with the intel community. a lot of people wondering why it appears, anyway, that his reflex is to defend vladimir putin and not the intelligence community. >> that's completely unfair. he has a great relationship with the intelligence community. >> but he snulinsults them all time. >> i disagree, willie, and here's why. president trump has received many intelligence briefings. he also has received other intelligence briefings and he has kept his mouth shut about them. why all these leaks from other people? >> much of trump's criticism of the intelligence community appeared where so many of his thoughts do: on twitter. >> are there mornings where you wake up, you look at your phone, it's 6:00 in the morning, you see a tweet from donald trump and you go, oh, my gosh. i can't believe he sent that out? >> sometimes what he said gets distorted or jaundiced or
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outright twisted into unrecognizable fashion. i know it's great for some readings, but it doesn't help fulfill the duty we all have to inform america. >> do you think he deserves the criticism from "snl," wall street -- >> this man does not deserve criticism. he does not. >> whatever the next four years will bring, it's a good bet that kellyanne conway will be at his side. >> i see mikellly anne. oh, kellyanne. come here. she's been so great. wow. >> to watch more of our interview with kellyanne conway including questions about president trump's border wall, check it out on our beb site. kellyanne had the most talked about look at friday's inauguration. she called the red, white and
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blue ensemble trump wear. and next week, lunch with leslie mann, one of hollywood's leading ladies of comedy on her big break. starring now with robert deniro and on the annoying habit of her husband jed epitow. idra is back with a weather update. >> we continue with bad weather in the southeast, but the northeast has a nor'easter. you may be thinking snow, but remember it's very warm. this will be more of a rain maker here. several inches of rain. the big concern will be good morning i'm first alert meteorologist krystal klei. foggy conditions philadelphia and north. some haze will around the day. rain doesn't return until this evening. under a first alert nor'easter
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for the entire viewing area that starts tonight lasting until early tuesday morning, particularly because the winds pick up tonight but get strong to damaging tomorrow with heavy rain and coastal flooding likely for your monday. >> hopefully you're not flying anywhere today. the pink on the map means we'll see a lot of grounded planes. next on "sunday today," it's next on "sunday today," it's been less than a year when rosie tiki barber running hambone!a barber shop?t hut! yes!!! surprising. yes!!! what's not surprising? how much money david saved by switching to geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. who's next?
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but by 2015, that number soared to over half a million. now just finishing doesn't feel that unique. finishing fast is what matters. some runners are even willing to break the rules just to get bragging rights or to qualify for the prestigious boston marathon. derek murphy has a message for them. not so fast. how many cheaters do you think you've caught in how many races? >> it's probably been over 50 races i've caught, i would say, over 200, 250 runners. >> once a marathoner himself, murphy is now a self-styled marathon investigator with a powerful blog that calls out the cheaters. a year ago he started punching in race stats on his laptop. just for fun. >> you said, oh, time for an algorithm. >> yeah. >> now using statistical analysis together with race
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photos, murphy is out for what he calls irregularities. in philadelphia this year, he found a lot of them. >> he finished in 24.43, yet the report says differently. meaning the runner may have cut the course. starting out with everybody else, maybe grabbing a coffee and the bus and skipping to the end. those runners are among the easiest to catch. the tough ones are the bib swappers. >> just give a bib to someone else that are faster and say, can you run a qualifying time for me? >> catching them means murphy needs to get a tip. in the philly race, he got a big one. a fellow runner accused a couple of beating the system. it showed the husband crossing the line when his wife should
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have been there. >> they both finished the race. the husband does not appear in the results at all and the wife shows a time of a boston qualifying time. >> reporter: murphy looked back over other races and discovered a pattern. his conclusion, the wife was removing the timing chip from her bib and giving it to her faster husband to get credit for better times. >> she has her bib number and he has her bib number, so they have to be physically removing chips out of bibz. >> the couple who nbc agreed not to identify admitted that was exactly what they were doing. >> it made her happy. i was a little nervous about doing it and unfortunately putting a chip on another bib is a very simple process to do. >> reporter: in one race it worked so well, the husband accidentally won a trophy for his wife. >> that number gave me a sense of self-worth even though it wasn't warranted. >> reporter: but didn't you think in the back of your head, i didn't race that fast? >> i think the human mind can justify just about anything.
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we weren't setting out to hurt anyone. >> reporter: derek is out to catch you guys. >> yes. >> reporter: is he doing a good thing, do you think? >> i think so. i haven't had a lot of time to think about it, because at first -- >> reporter: were you angry at first? >> probably more humiliated is a better word. >> i was never angry. >> reporter: the couple says it will never happen again and they have already returned that trophy. >> i felt any gain that i got for my self-validation was taken away completely and i blame myself. >> reporter: murphy is not posting their names in his blog but hopes their story will be a cautionary tale. >> it's not a shaming website, but at the same time if somebody thinks there is a chance they'll get out of it, it's a deterrent. >> stephanie gosk joins me. this is so fascinating. i never thought i would see a day where marathon runners were interviewed in silhouette and
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voice disguisers. >> there is real shame there and one of the things they said in our interview, social media actually puts a lot of pressure on them, this runner's world, where they have to impress their fellow runners for validation. but even more broadly, this is about kind of the human ego and the darker side of that. >> now we've got a guy whose life's work is tracking them down, so everybody, i guess, is on notice. >> that's right. watch out, this guy is going to find you. >> amazing stuff. stephanie, thank you so much. next on "sunday today," to feel this special... need to eat this special. kellogg's special k... ...made with whole grains and fiber to help a body thrive... folic acid and vitamin d... make a body feel this good. start your day with 150 nourishing calories... a bowl of special k. ♪ eat special, feel special. introducing special k nourish bites.
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the inauguration of donald trump on friday was a day that seemed impossible to many people when trump joined the republican race on june 16, 2015. 19 months later, he has the job as the most powerful man in the world. harry smith looks ahead to the trump years. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. >> inauguration. the peaceful transition of power. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> reporter: until we americans came along, the world really didn't have a clue about how to do this kind of thing. the idea that a leader would
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gracefully step down to let somebody else take their place, unheard of. until george washington. many americans loved washington so much they wanted him to stay in office forever like an emperor or king. he said, nope. not going to do it. it's celebrated in the musical hit "hamilton." washington sings. ♪ one last time, let's take a break tonight and then we'll teach him how to say goodbye, to say goodbye ♪ you and i. >> reporter: so we have inaugurations. a victory lap for the newly elected, promises of better days to come. >> together we will make america strong again. >> reporter: and sometimes a show of grace between old foes. >> and honestly there's nothing more i can say because i have a lot of respect for those two people.
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>> reporter: when former presidents show up on inauguration day, it shows they have respect for the system. they respect the office. i think most americans feel that way, too. lester holt heard that last week when he listened to people across the country. cynthia rivera kelly is an army veteran married to a soldier who is still serving. she supported hillary clinton in the election, but now her hope is with president trump. >> you know, a lot of people that supported hillary, they say, you know, #notmypresident. he will be my president. and i want him to succeed, because if he fails, we fail. >> reporter: back in the day, we used to use the word comety. not comedy, comety. the idea that in the end we work toward a common purpose, a common good. not sure if we're headed back that way now but it sure feels like we're going to need it. >> harry smith on a moment of
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transition in america. this week we highlight another life well lived. nasa astronaut eugene cernan is the last person to have walked on the moon. more than 44 years later, his footprints are still there. cernan made the 250,000-mile trip with apollo 17 in december of 1972 landing near the sea of serenity. the navy captain spent three days exploring on foot and on rover, scratching in the soil. he scratched his daughter's initials in the dust. that's still there, too. he's the youngest american to go into space piloting the general 9 in 1982. he later served on the apollo 10 crew which served as allowing buzz aldren and nick armstrong
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to walk on the moon. his advice to young people, dream the impossible and go out and make it happen. i walked on the moon. what can't you do? what can't you do? eugene cernan died this well this here's a load-bearing wall. we'll go ahead and rip that out. that'll cause a lot of problems. hmm. totally unnecessary and it triples the budget. we'll be totally behind schedule, right? (laughschedules. schedules. great, okay. wouldn't it be great if everyone said what they meant? the citi® double cash card does. it lets you earn double cash back: 1% when you buy, and 1% as you pay. the citi double cash card. double means double. game night is our daughter allie's favorite night. and knowing that her favorite general mills big g cereals are gluten-free, like honey nut cheerios, rice chex and lucky charms, she can enjoy it her way. look at you, saving money on your medicare part d prescriptions.
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ingra is back with our prediction for the week ahead. on monday the irs opens its tax filing season. the irs will be accepting tax returns tomorrow. the deadline is april 18. they expect more than 153 million individual returns. we predict this year every last american will just have john hamm come over to do our taxes. who doesn't love hamm in the h
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and r block ads? president obama's life after the white house. the former president and first lady left washington on friday and headed for a much-needed vacation in palm springs, california. we predict he will come back wearing number 45 and three more titles. on tuesday, the nominations for the 89th oscars are announced. "moon light," "manchester by the sea" along with the extraordinary documentary film "o.j. made in america" produced by my sister libby. we predict the award for best actor will go to -- you guessed it -- gary busey for his charming fleet-footed role with emma stone. >> that's a great shot there. >> busey really was nominated for best actor oscar in 1979 for "the buddy holly story." >> so not "la-la
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fogged in. check out the center city skyline right now. it's hard to see as thick fog continues to sit over much of our area. tracking heavy rain, nbc 10'ses first alert radar shows showers moving in later today and another round of heavier rain will bring the potential for flooding for the start of the workweek early monday. bridge to nowhere. forget traveling across the pennsylvania and new jersey turnpike connector bridge, just ahead we have detours for your monday morning commute. >> good morning. i'm katy zachry. it's 9:00 a.m. on your sunday. let's get a check on your first alert forecast from meteorologist crystal clooi.


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