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"faithfully" from ant to byron. here's your long distance dedication, ant. >> where's your wife from? >> my wife is from the south, man. she's -- >> ecuador? >> no. south carolina. she's a honky. first of all, we had a wedding reception in los angeles. apparently you're supposed to have a theme for the wedding reception. my wife was so upset, we didn't have a theme. i said, if you look out there, the theme is right there, 200 white southerners and 1,500 mexicans. that's called the alamo. >> that was your theme. >> that was our theme. and here's the worst thing. her mom who was a first grade teacher, she was working on her spanish, wanted me to take her to a mexican restaurant so she could order the food. darling, do you mind if i order the mexican food?
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takes over. hola, it looking at me, like, man, you sellout. it's different being from different places and different areas. >> how did you and your wife meet? >> we met at the comedy store on sunset. >> she's a kmeedcomedienne. >> she's not. >> you picked up someone from the crowd? >> no. she worked there. >> oh, she was a waitress there. >> you picked up the help? >> i knew you were going to give me a hard time. i knew you were going to give me a hard time. >> how about you, would you fall in love with a comedy waitress? >> no.
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>> oh, yeah. >> i like to look at the black women when you say that. >> they're fine with me doing it. >> no, not that girl. that ain't good! >> let me tell you, i'm not the type of black guy that only dates white women. i date white women and black women who don't mind me dating white women. >> have we seen enough people with plastic surgery these days. >> have you heard about women taking the fat from their buttocks and injecting it into their lips? brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "kiss my ass." >> we have to take a break. we'll be right back. don't go away. >> for more laughs, go to many prescriptions can cause dry mouth. act dry mouth mouthwash and toothpaste relieve dry mouth symptoms with soothing formulas that strengthen teeth and freshen breath.
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switch today and ask how you could get a $300 reward card. time warner cable. welcome back to comics unleashed. carol, you've got your impression? >> i do an impression of a nose job. >> a what kind of job? >> a nose job. but your camera has to come in really, really, really close.
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okay, are you very close? like right here? all right. >> you've got to stand up for that. i'm giving that a standing ovation. that's the first time i have ever seen an impression of a nose job. people do sammy davis jr., sinatra sinatra, elvis. she did a nose job. what kind of music do you like to listen to? >> i'm getting into classic rock. i used to -- rap i can't keep up with. i used to listen to it early on when rappers spoke english, you know. now rappers have their own language. i don't know what they're talk being about, but i think we ought to make suszuse of the
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military and use them as code talkers. i don't think another country could interpret it. this rapper has to send it to another rapper but in hip-hop. yo yo, yo what up i'm gonna let you know what happen rout her rout her. the general has made an erder, yo snap quick holler back! think about the enemy trying to decode that. they're listening, what is this bull crap? i heard them say allah is back. >> what's been going on? you been dining out quite a bit? >> yes, i have. i enjoy dining out. we ran into each out, but i
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cannot stand when -- why is it when you order a bottle of wine now it's this big production. you know what i mean? they give you the cork, then the guy stands there, waits around while you taste it. i feel like such an idiot, like, yeah, that should get me hammered. yeah. that should come back up real nice, yes. let's go with that. >> we have to take a break. we'll be right back. don't go away. >> for more laughs, go to ahhh, jedi. they're just wise old men who like to be comfortable. so they wear robes. remember, tight-fitting clothing leads to chafing, chafing leads to anger. and, well, anger is the path to the dark side.
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i don't know if you know that. because brain tumors are up, did you know that? they're up because of the increased use of cell phones. >> but crime is down. >> is that right? >> and also the talking and driving is dangerous. you hear everybody talking and driving. but, look, the easy solution is just make everybody's license plate number their cell phone number, then when you get behind the idiot who won't go on a green light, hey, i've got your number. you know what i'm talking about. >> i have no patience in l.a. for the people who drive two miles an hour and when you're behind them and you can't get around and you're stuck reading their bumper stickers for half an hour. it drives me nut. like, what would jesus do? jesus would gun it, lard ass!
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-welcome to "good circulation," a program where we talk about the health of the circulatory and cardiovascular systems. in the voices of real patients from the clinic heartvein nyc, we will learn their stories, how they found the right treatment to get rid of leg pain and other symptoms caused by venous insufficiency and heart problems. venous insufficiency and other problems of the circulatory system don't discriminate. just ask kelby bailey, who is only 20 years old and had been suffering a great deal because of problems with his legs. -my legs were very achy. they were very tired. and when i would try to exercise, they would swell up and they would hurt. and at night, i would have to move my legs,
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-because kelby was extremely overweight, he thought that was the cause of his problems. -i thought that if i lost weight that my legs wouldn't be so tired. but it helped a little bit, but the pain was still there every time i tried to exercise in the gym. -kelby has been suffering from his legs probably around three years, you know. he was very overweight, you know. he almost reached 280 pounds. you know, he was very frustrated, like, with no energy, always complaining about his legs. and you know, he started a diet, you know, trying to get rid of the pain and the suffering from his legs. -but even after losing a lot of weight, the pain didn't go away. -he lost a total of like 60 pounds, but that's when it got worse. his legs --
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it was gigantic, you know? it was like -- i don't know how to describe it. it was very ugly. and every time he touch it or do some exercise, the back of the leg swells very, very big. i was very nervous, you know, very concerned. you know, i'm a very caring father. -one day, kelby's father, who is a very well-known deejay called "hugh b. el psycho," met dr. kim at the radio station and learned about the various diseases of the circulatory system, including the veins. -the way to describe venous insufficiency is you think of your veins -- you have arteries and veins. veins bring blood to your heart, arteries take blood away from your heart. so, when the valves break, instead of the blood going up, it stays down, and that can cause a bunch of symptoms, such as what we say protruding veins, varicose veins.
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other people can say they have tired legs. but more commonly, they're associated with varicose veins. -mr. bailey complained of bilateral leg pain. he thought that the pain was coming from obesity, but after losing substantial weight, his leg pains persisted. the diagnosis of venous insufficiency was made after a venous sonogram. a venous ablation treatment was performed, and mr. bailey feels his legs to be much lighter and can exercise with no leg pain. -dr. kim prescribed two treatments, one on each leg, to completely get rid of the problem. -oh, the procedure was very quick, it was easy. and the recovery time was really quick. it was less than a day, i was back to normal. i was able to walk out after, but after i got home, i just laid down.
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-the change was automatically. since the first procedure in his first leg, you know, after i saw him, i saw this smile, you know? so i was like, "wow," you know, "something happened." and he told me, "dad, you know, i feel my leg very light, like if i'm walking on air." -right away, i felt my leg so light, and it felt good. i don't know how to explain it. -the complication rate is very small because we do this on the ultrasound. the reason we do it on the ultrasound, we don't want to be into the deep system, because your deep system is very important, and we don't want to cause a blood clot. usually, patients walk in, they walk out. some people experience minor burning. -it was very quick. i thought it was gonna take all day. then i was out of here the same day. -yeah, same day -- i think it was very quick
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it was enlarged from, like, months and years of insufficiency of that. -before the procedure, i was kind of scared because i didn't know, you know, the outcome, but...i think it's great. you know, i think it's great. if you have problems in your legs, if you have those ugly veins, you know, you got pain in your legs, you really got to come here. these people know what they're doing. they're very knowledgeable. it's party time. it's friday. -whoo! i would recommend it for anybody because it really works, and you notice the results right away. and it really does change your life. -walking is such a simple pleasure. walking is essential in life until one day, you can't do it. -my legs were very achy. they were very tired. -aching pains in my joints and legs. -let heartvein nyc help you recover the simple pleasure of walking again.
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-and you notice the results right away. and it really does change your life. -three, four, five hours a day, and i don't feel the pain. and the great thing is, like, i can wear cute shoes. -when stephanie acierno was suffering from leg pain, she used to tell her friends that she wished she could get new bionic legs. -i was suffering from heavy legs and aching pains in my joints and legs. and my feet were swelling up, and my ankles were swelling. so, at the end of the day, if i went out walking, i had to come home and lay down and put my legs high above my heart so that the blood would drain back down my legs. and that would start to relieve the pain and the swelling,
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but it would never go away. -although the symptoms got worse, stephanie went untreated for several years. -in like 2005 or 2006, at two different places, i got diagnosed with venous insufficiency in both legs. and both places, ironically -- two different hospitals or clinic affiliations -- the doctors both said "you cannot have any procedures." 'cause i knew of the venous ablation procedure, and i said, "can i have that done?" my friend who was pregnant and got varicose veins had that done, and i asked if i could have that done, and they said, "no, you're not a candidate for that. yours are too deep." -the remedies offered to her didn't help, especially when she had to stand all day long at work. -well, they prescribed compression stockings, which i have on now. and they have different amounts of compression. so, they compress the blood or they compress your skin
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it helped a little but never long enough. and i was working, at the time, in a retail setting in manhattan. so, it was a long commute to manhattan, eight hours on my feet, and then a commute back home. and i was dead. it was killing me. and it was very, very painful every night. -the pain got so bad, she had to quit her job. she also stopped going out and couldn't have a normal life. -it's very depressing, and i basically became reclusive, because i love people and i love to go out and i love to see my friends. and i love walking, and, in fact, in 2007 and 2008, i had lost 55 pounds out walking through the pain. but then it just became so, so hard to even walk. then it's a vicious cycle, because now i stayed in more, and i gained more weight back.
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so you start managing your tasks in the day. "well, i can do one thing per day. "i can go to the corner and get the pharmacy or the groceries and come home, and then i have to get off my feet." and it would be constantly walking somewhere and then come home and have to put the feet up. -it was a cardiology-related problem that brought her to heartvein nyc to consult with dr. kim. -in 2010, when i came to dr. kim for heart checkups, because he's a cardiologist, he -- i say it's the day i won the lottery, because he not only checked out my heart, and he found an abnormality with my left ventricle, but he went down to my legs, and he found the refluxes in my legs, which is the blood that's flowing back down and building up in your ankles. -stephanie complained of pain in the legs bilaterally due to venous insufficiency. -i didn't expect him to find anything wrong. so, when he found the left ventricle abnormality, i was pretty upset. and, basically, it relates back to obesity.
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so, here we go back to my legs. but then, when he said, "well, let's do doppler on your legs," and i said, "well, i've had venous insufficiency diagnosed twice by two different doctors, and they said i can't have the procedures," and he says, "nonsense." -after performing a venous ultrasound, i came to the conclusion that she would be a good candidate for endovenous laser ablation. -i had two procedures, and they were both different. the left leg, we did first in june. they don't put you under with anaesthesia, but they do lidocaine shots, i guess -- something topical. and so i felt nothing -- in fact, the entire time, i was waiting for him to give me the shot to numb my leg. and then i just felt like someone was scratching my leg up and down, and he was actually doing the procedure, and i had no idea this was happening. and i kept saying, "well, when is the pain gonna come?
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when is the pain gonna come?" so, there was really no pain. -before they performed venous ablation on her right leg, she thought her right foot was fractured. -my right foot was feeling like it was broken, ani swear to you that i'm not exaggerating in any way. my right foot felt like it was broken. and i was telling some friends on facebook, and one of them's an r.n. and she said, "you might have a neuropathic fracture." and, so, i told dr. kim that, and he said, "no, i think it's this. i think it's this." and sure enough, while i was on that table, while he was still working on the right leg, i felt my right foot just release. like, instead of feeling like heavy anvils, it just felt like a feather. that's the best analogy i can give you. it just lightened right up. and, so, i could feel him in there, and i felt a few pinches. but i got up from that table, and we got the stocking on, and i took the subway home. -her life has turned around completely, and now she's focused on losing the weight she gained
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-huge difference, because then i say, "well, let me go do this," and "oh, it's nice out. let me go walk around the neighborhood. let me go to the library and print something out," or "let me go walk around by the playground or go get wet in the fountain and sit and read a book." you know, it just gets me back outside, like more -- more motivation to go out, because i'm feeling fine. so, why should i sit down now and watch tv or play a video game or sit and do paperwork? -one added bonus is that she can wear regular shoes instead of special shoes with orthotics. -the weather has broken the last week or two. i'm out three, four, five hours a day, and i don't feel the pain. and the great thing is, like, i can wear cute shoes out. i used to wear orthopedic-type shoes and orthotics. and i might pay $500 and have orthotics made. and i couldn't go anywhere without the compression stockings and the orthotics and the goofy-looking black sneakers
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and i wore crocs here today. i'm wearing the crocs, and i have no pain! no pain. -and she no longer wishes for bionic legs. -in one word, i would say it's life-changing. in a few sentences, i would say, anyone who is suffering from this kind of pain, you don't have to suffer. i used to tell people if they could cut off my legs and give me bionic legs, i would do it. and they'd say, "no, you wouldn't. no, you wouldn't." and they didn't understand how serious i was. and now i feel like, well, i don't need bionic legs. i have my legs back. to have the luxury that i can go out walking and look at the beauty that's out there for four or five hours a day, most people would kill for that. i can't look like this anymore. [ laughs ] well, you gave me legs, and i have energy. now i have to get sexy, get my sexy back. [ both laugh ] -so, next time i see you, like, maybe in august, you know, the swimwear season, you'll be looking fantastic? -yeah, i'll come in in a bikini and a miniskirt.
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-wow, that's so cool. -yeah. -walking is such a simple pleasure. walking is essential in life until one day, you can't do it. -my legs were very achy. they were very tired. -aching pains in my joints and legs. -let heartvein nyc help you recover the simple pleasure of walking again. -and you notice the results right away. and it really does change your life. -three, four, five hours a day, and i don't feel the pain. and the great thing is, like, i can wear cute shoes. -for several years now, harvey katz has had numerous health problems, including his heart and legs, that limit his walking and daily activities. -i have a blood clot that is blocking
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the amount of blood that comes into my left side of the heart. and they've already done a bypass on one artery that had a blood clot, also. and i was still having difficulties, no matter what they tried. i was on all kinds of medication. and they sent me into the hospital, and they did an angiogram. and they found out that because of previous surgeries, they can't get into the area where the blood clot is now. -so, last year, his cardiologist suggested he consult with dr. back kim and see if e.e.c.p. therapy would help to improve the circulation and the blood flow. -good. how you doing? -good. -the fact that they couldn't get the wire to unblock the heart, and they can't do surgery because i have stents in that area,
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plus the bypass that comes into that area, they had to leave it as it is. but they wanted to see if they could improve the blood flow somehow to make up for the artery that was lost. my heart, at this point, is absorbing it through the sides and the capillaries. and he suggested i come to see dr. kim. -e.e.c.p. therapy is an outpatient treatment for angina and heart failure. it is usually given for an hour a day. during treatment, you lie on a table with large blood-pressure-like cuffs wrapped around your legs and buttocks. the cuffs inflate and deflate between the patient's heartbeat. e.e.c.p. works by increasing the blood and oxygen supply to the heart muscle and decreasing the amount of work the heart has to do to pump blood to the rest of the body. -they couldn't do anything by conventional methods,
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but dr. romanello, he recommended him and said, "let him try his treatment with you. "it will improve, to some degree. "we don't know how much. "it's not gonna cure you, but if it gives you some relief. that's all we're looking for at this point." -mr. katz has had severe coronary artery disease and underwent multiple coronary stent procedures in the hospital. he still had severe angina despite all the procedures and was referred to my clinic for a cardiac therapy called e.e.c.p. -after having the pain in my legs for about 10 years, dr. kim did a sonogram and found out which veins were not operating completely. i had a reversed blood flow, and he said, "we have to close these off, because you start to pool the blood,
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and that's what's giving you the pain." he says, "i can't cure the pain, but what we can do is reduce the pain," which is what has happened. -the venous laser ablations -- so, we're doing this procedure for the people who are suffering from venous insufficiency. so, basically, we insert a catheter to the vein, the diseased vein, and then we close it up, and, so, no more are patients kind of suffering from the pain or cramping or swelling, which from the venous insufficiency. -although he's not completely cured, harvey is feeling a great improvement, especially after the venous ablation treatment. -this was probably the biggest improvement, 'cause it reduced the pain level here tremendously -- i would say, about 75%.
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it's only when i do too much, get carried away, and think that things are much better than what they are that this becomes inflamed. but that's not from dr. kim's department. it's due to the fact that i have a bad back and the nerves are in the legs, and you can't fix nerves. i feel better. i'm more alert. i know i just got finished saying i sleep most of the day, but when i go with people, i'm not tired. i'm not getting into a fog like i was before, where i couldn't stay awake, and i was nodding off. and now i can go with anybody and know i'm gonna be fine for at least five or six hours.
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-and he is determined to continue his treatment to improve his blood circulation. -i feel better, yes. getting rid of the pain in the legs was the biggest thing that dr. kim has done, since they can't actually cure this. if he has improved the circulation in the heart, great. i keep on asking him, "have you improved it?" he says, "how do you feel?" i said, "i feel much better." he says, "there's your answer." so, he and i are on the same page. -walking is such a simple pleasure. walking is essential in life until one day, you can't do it. -my legs were very achy. they were very tired. -aching pains in my joints and legs. -let heartvein nyc help you recover the simple pleasure of walking again.
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-and you notice the results right away. and it really does change your life. -three, four, five hours a day, and i don't feel the pain. and the great thing is, like, i can wear cute shoes. -in 2008, sara walker suffered a heart attack, and her primary doctor recommended that she see dr. kim at heartvein nyc. -my physician sent me to dr. kim. he was treating me for the problem with my heart. -under dr. kim's supervision, sara was able to stop taking all the pills she used to have to take for her heart, and she felt much better. -you don't have to be on medication. -but a few years later, she started having pain in her left leg. -every time i used to take the train or i was walking, i would get upper pressure in my thigh. it would hurt me, and i would get pain.
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and painful cramp every night. -as time went by, the pain was so unbearable, she couldn't walk and was bedridden for three weeks. -i couldn't put pressure on my heel. i had pains, a lot of pain. and for three weeks, i could not walk. and that was a concern to me, because i love to walk and go shopping and do everything that people normally do. -sara has a history of atrial fibrillation, and she had symptoms of tightness and tingling and cramping of the legs from the thigh to the foot. -he did some analysis, and he told me i had a clot on my left thigh. so, he told me that we will laser. it will be okay -- that i will not have pain. it was gonna be outpatient procedure --
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and that was it, and i will go home without pain, and i could go home walking, so i said, "that's fantastic," because i didn't want to know about pain. -i recommended for sara to get an atrial fibrillation ablation, which is an e.p.s. procedure, and also investigated the other symptoms of her legs by ordering a venous ultrasound, which showed that she needed an endovenous laser ablation. -so, what we do is we scan the deep system, make sure that there's no blood clots, and then we scan the superficial system to see the size of the superficial vein, to see if there's any varicose veins, to see if there's any perforating veins, and then we see how the blood is flowing through the vein. if it's backflowing through the vein, then we measure time. -it took around 30 minutes. for the therapy laser procedure, it only took, i think, 15 minutes. but while i recover, it was half an hour,
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and i went home like nothing. and since then, let me tell you, i have not had thigh pain, heel pain, or cramp anymore. -endovenous thermal ablation, also called laser therapy, is a new technique that uses a laser of high-frequency radio waves to create intense local heat in the varicose veins or incompetent vein. heat is directed through a catheter to close up the targeted vessel. this treatment closes off the problem veins but leaves them in place so there is minimal bleeding and bruising. -i like to walk. i like to do things by myself. i don't like to depend on no one. so, my daughter works, my sons work, everybody's doing their own thing, and i couldn't go out, and i couldn't do nothing. i don't want to bother them to tell them to go shopping and do things for me. and it was painful, and it was sad, you know, because you normally cannot go out and do the things you enjoy, walking without problem.
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right now, i'm very happy that i can walk without problem, without any pain. and i'm really very satisfied. -after the procedure, sara continues to be a cardiology patient of dr. kim. -the staff makes you feel comfortable in here. you come. you ask any question. they will answer you. and they try to accommodate you. and when you talk to the doctor, he's very nice. he understands. he listens to your problem. -mr. katz, we're ready for you. -and i'm really satisfied. my problem is gone already. i'm very satisfied, and i'm very content with the procedure. i recommend the procedure. i recommend dr. kim to anyone. -many people have been misdiagnosed. many people have been underdiagnosed. we take a holistic approach here at heartvein new york city.
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we use nutrition, education. we do some non-invasive procedures and minimal medication. our objective is to get our patients back on their feet and keep them out of the hospital. it just adds tremendous quality to their lives and brings them back to their families. you got pain in your legs, you really got to come here. these people know what they're doing. they're very knowledgeable. it's party time. it's friday. -whoo! i would recommend it for anybody because it really works, and you notice the results right away. and it really does change your life. i'm not tired. now i can go with anybody and know i'm gonna be fine for at least five or six hours. i'm out three, four, five hours a day, and i don't feel the pain. and the great thing is, like, i can wear cute shoes out. i used to wear orthopedic-type shoes and orthotics.
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and i couldn't go anywhere without the compression stockings and the orthotics and the goofy-looking black sneakers or, you know, nurse-shoes kind of thing. and i wore crocs here today. -walking is such a simple pleasure. walking is essential in life until one day, you can't do it. -my legs were very achy. they were very tired. -aching pains in my joints and legs. -let heartvein nyc help you recover the simple pleasure of walking again. -and you notice the results right away. and it really does change your life. -three, four, five hours a day, and i don't feel the pain.
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ukraine will be at the top of the agenda when russian president vladamir putin sits down with president obama next week. both in new york for the united nations general assembly. before his speech to the u.n., putin sat down for a chat with charlie rose for "60 minutes." you are much talked about in america. there is much conversation. more so than -- >> maybe they have nothing else to do in america but talk about me. >> no, no, no. or maybe they're curious people.
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or maybe your's an interesting character. maybe that's what it is. as you know, some have called you a czar. >> translator: so what. you know people call me different names. >> does the name fit? >> translator: no, it does not fit me. it's not important how i am called. either well wishers, friends or political opponents. it is important what you think about you. what you must do for the interest of the country which has entrusted you with the position as the head of the russian state. >> are you curious about america? more than simply another nation that you have to deal with? >> of course we are curious about what is going on. america exerts enormous influence on the situation in the world as a whole. >> what do you admire most about
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>> translator: i like the creativity. >> creativity? >> translator: creativity when it comes to your tackling problems. their openness, open mindedness. because it allows them to unleash the inner potential of their people. and thanks to that, america has attained such amazing results in developing their country. donald trump continues to lead the pack in the race for the gop presidential nomination. on the campaign trail, mr. trump has highlighted many of his business successes, including trump university. but the new york attorney general says the school is a scam. cbs news conducted its own investigation. and julianna goldman has the results. >> reporter: donald trump has become the republican front-runner because of his reputation as a businessman who gets things done. that brought several lawsuits related to trump university which his lawyer says would extend into a potential trump administration. >> what i was looking for was guidance into how to finance real estate transactions.
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>> reporter: in 2010, former transit worker gary smith was unemployed and desperate to make money. he saw an ad for trump university and turned to a then brand. >> i thought he was like, you know, kind of a top-notch, guru of sorts. >> reporter: he was a big draw for you? >> definitely. >> reporter: smith spent more than $35,000 on trump university and contacted the attorney general of new york after he heard about its $40 million lawsuit against trump claiming the billionaire defrauded students and made an estimated $5 million. >> i didn't want to put my name on anything having to do with education unless it was going to be the best. >> reporter: trump university began in 2004. in 2007 it started offering live events around the country. >> if you don't learn from the people we will be putting forward, all people that are hand picked by me. >> reporter: cbs news found three instructors had previously filed for bankruptcy, others like smith's instructor, james harris. >> people call me the money
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were motivational speakers, paid on commission to sell additional trump training. cbs news verified at least 17 affidavits specifically mention harris who was hired in 2008. while thousands attended the three-day, $1,500 seminar around the country. the company's main revenue source was extended $35,000 mentorship, called the trump gold elite package. smith and other former students told cbs news instructors urged them to increase the credit limit on their credit card for investing and to fund their training. one former student's affidavit read when people said they did not have enough money to pay for the trump elite program, mr. harris suggested using newly increased credit card limit. >> certainly wasn't something that was encouraged or implemented. across the board. >> alan garten is trump's attorney. >> unfortunately, i think with any business you are going to get some students who aren't satisfied. >> reporter: former student gary smith was told he would get support from real estate mentors but says they didn't deliver. smith concedes he gave positive reviews to two mentors even writing here, i am very
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optimistic i will be a very successful real estate investor the in the future. >> can you point to any financial gain? >> i didn't get any financial gain. and it's been a big time net loss at this point the. >> people have to take responsibility for themselves and use the tools and move forward. as far as just simply, mr. trump is rich and should refund everyone money, trump university was not a charitable institution. >> reporter: internal 2010 memo shows trump employees acknowledged the mentor program was too difficult to fulfill and expectations are not realistically set or met. the school stopped accepting students and winding down in summer 2010. >> at trump university we teach success. >> reporter: trump's attorney cites surveys showing 98% satisfaction rate.
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court documents indicate of 6,700 students who signed up for the three day seminar or more, 40% received a refund. garten says it is in no way indicative of satisfaction. he says it demonstrates trump's university's refund policy. >> we provided students with valuable resources. with online instruction. in person training. mentoring, seminars, curriculum. and smith says what drew him to trump university isn't so different from the front-runner's presidential campaign. >> behind that, the veneer is to me like, somebody that probably could care less for, the average person, and, you know people that, you know, he is dealing with in general. i think it is all about him. >> reporter: in that speech yesterday, trump said that he had intend to give the profits from trump university to charity. a few students we spoke with said the program was worthwhile. one man in new jersey, who did not want to be named. said the $35,000 he paid got him hands on knowledge to start his own real estate business.
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covergirl pope francis' historic speech before congress did not conservatives. the pope's call for responses to immigration and global warming issues were at odd with some conservative thinking on those
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particular issues. he also condemned the arms trade and called for an end to capital punishment worldwide. here's nancy cordes. >> mr. speaker, the pope of the holy sea. >> reporter: the first pope ever to set foot in the capitol was greeted with applause. like any good guest, he started out with a compliment, saying he was glad to be -- >> in the land of the free and the home of the brave. [ applause ] >> reporter: and then the argentinian-born pope waded into many issues that divide the lawmakers. urging them to reject what he called a mind set of hostility when it comes to illegal immigrants and refugees. >> we, the people of this continent are not fearful of foreigners. because most of us -- [ applause ] -- because most of us were once
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congress to combat climate change. an issue dear to many democrats. >> i am convinced that we can make a difference. i am sure. >> reporter: on social issues, the pope said every life is sacred. a reference to both abortion and to the death penalty which he argued should be abolished. >> i am convinced that this way is the best. >> reporter: and he seemed to be referring to same-sex marriage when he said this. >> fundamental relations have been called into question, the very basis of marriage and the family. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner, who is catholic, invited the pope last spring.
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as he waited to greet him this morning, boehner worked hard to hold back tears and succumbed to them repeatedly thereafter as he and the nation's first catholic vice president flanked the pope on the dais. later on the speaker's balcony, boehner was overcome again as the pope blessed a crowd of thousands gathered on the national mall and asked them to pray for him. >> thank you very much. and god bless america. one word the pope used repeatedly today was dialogue. he said, good leaders promote peace by engaging in it. and several lawmakers told us that's the message that we'll stick with them since they work in a place, scott, where people tend to talk past each other. pope francis has earned the reputation as the people's pope, routinely wading into adoring crowd to kiss babies and offer blessings.
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driver of his popemobile. tapping on the car when he wants to get out. the popemobile itself has an interesting history. here's bill plante. >> for centuries, popes were carried on the shoulders of the faithful. pope paul vi, complained the swaying motion made him seasick. pius xi added vehicles. mercedes-benz gave him a converted limousine. a lincoln continental used for the first papal visit to the u.s. in 1965. but after the assassination attempt on pope john paul ii in 1981, everything changed. andreas widmer -- a member of the swiss guard who protects the pope. >> they put an armored vehicle around the popemobile.
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the name popemobile. he thought it undignified. wherever the pope went you would find the popemobile. and popes have chaffeed at security measures. pope francis called the popemobile a glass sardine can. >> it needs to optimize his security not hindering his ministry. if you don't let the pope do his ministry he is not the pope any more. >> reporter: the popemobile francis is using on his trip in the united states is a especially built jeep wrangler, open and unarmored. allowing crowd in washington, d.c., new york, and philadelphia, to feel that much closer to him. that might keep security officials up at night. but not the pope. he told an interviewer "it's true that anything could happen." but he added, "let's face it, at my age i don't have much to lose." bill plante, cbs news,
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the "cbs overnig the grinding civil war in syria touched off the largest human migration since world war ii. entire towns have been reduced to rubble. and ancient antiquities have been destroyed. at least one thing has managed to survive, a seed bank, shipped out of the country for safe keeping near the arctic circle. elizabeth palmer reports for "cbs this morning." >> this story starts in the city of aleppo in syria at a research center for decades developing crops especially grain for dry land farming. [ gunfire ] but fighting in and around aleppo, some of the fiercest in the conflict threatened the center and its seeds. so staff sent a shipment to the safest place they could think
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of, the global seed vault inside a freezing mountain in norway. professor carrie fowler is the founder. >> the international center for agricultural research in dry areas had taken the precaution of duplicating seed collection and placing a duplicate copy near the north pole for safe keeping for a circumstance like this. >> reporter: the vault located above the arctic circle was built to with stand an earthquake or nuclear strike. it is designed as the ultimate archive of plant biodiversity. and this is where the syrian seeds were stored, preserved and protected. while back in syria, fighting forced the research center to close. there is good news, it's just reopened in neighboring lebanon. and staff have asked the vault if they can have their precious seeds back. absolutely says dr. fowler. >> sending the seeds back is a -- should be a fairly easy enterprise, we'll book tickets
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for them on the airplane. we will track it all along the way. it will go back to the owner. >> now, that the vault has shown how essential it can be in an emergency, the plan is to grow a duplicate set of those syrian seeds to send back to norway for safe keeping. this time for good. >> that's the "cbs overnight news." for this friday. for some of you, the news continues. for others check back with us a little later for the morning news and "cbs this morning. "from the cbs news broadcast
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