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sticking with athletes too long. tiger woods. lance armstrong. with maria sharapova, within hours, distancing themselves from her. sends a powerful message. >> retired soccer great, brandy chastain is donating her brain to science after she dies of course. the three time olympian wants to aid research into cte, that's a associated with repeated cte often affects football players, but so far has not been found in any female athletes. ben tracy reports. >> reporter: no one will ever forget the game winning penalty kick at 1999 women's world cup final. and her sports bra celebration seen around the world. but that's not the only way she wants to be remembered. >> i'm compelled to do more if i can.
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and now working as a coach at santa clara university, chastain decide to donate her brain to science. in her decades long professional career, chastain was known for heading the ball on key plays. she believed she suffered at least two concussions but has no lasting symptoms. examining former athletes brains could help diagnose and treat cte. >> there is not enough information out there. that we can look to to say if heading causes damage. >> she hopes it leads to stricter guidelines for kids including raising the age kids can head the ball from 11 to 14.
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concussions affect women all. think everybody is talking concussions. and yet we were only talking, kind of in the male specific category. >> sports concussion institute says soccer is the number one cause of conditions concussions among women who play sports. of 307 brains, boston university researchers have examined only seven were from women. >> we don't understand the long term effects of repetitive brain trauma. >> after reaching the pinnacle of the soccer world, her goals are now focused on the medical field. >> i feel like my contribution to soccer could be much more and then much longer lasting and -- this is one way for me to do that. >> been tracy, santa clara. the best long distance runners in the world will be lacing up their sneakers for next month's boston marathon. this year's race will include one new runner who was nearly killed in the terror attack. three years ago. norah o'donnell has her story. >> reporter: the milestones you
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>> yeah. >> what has that meant? >> adrian davis is making good on a promise. >> it wasn't very fast for so long. >> reporter: to complete the boston marathon. >> i can run. i'm so fast. >> reporter: you are going to run the boston marathon. >> are you a runner? >> i am now. running for me was like -- torture. i would run a block, be winded. feel like i was going to die. >> reporter: now you are missing part of your leg and running a marathon. think about that. >> yeah, yeah, bizarre. >> reporter: we are here on the street. >> we are. we are. >> reporter: where the finish line is. >> bird are chirping. beautiful day. very similar to the day. >> reporter: she stood ton this very street nearly three years ago watching runners as they crossed the finish line. adrian would not be able to walk
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>> reporter: can i ask you about the day, april 15. where were you when the blast occurred? >> i had taken a right on to boylston street. finish line behind me. i heard a loud blast behind me. and i buried my head and put my fingers in my ears. and knew, and i still to this day don't know how i knew. but i knew it was a terrorist attack. knew another one was going to hit. and -- the next thing i knew i the was on the ground. and i thought -- well, i don't have any experience in this, but there is no way you can live through something like this. >> reporter: after her lower leg was amputated adrian began a long, difficult recovery. >> i feel like i could stay as positive as possible. but it doesn't mean that -- that the outside world isn't going to hurt me. >> reporter: painful as the it
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>> is it scary looking? >> not at all. >> i was thankful it was as raw as it was. that i captured those raw moments. >> ow. >> i wanted to be as emotionally honest as possible. >> here is your foot. >> what was it look to stand on your own for the first time? >> gosh. that moment was amazing. >> so stand up for me. i remember standing up. and then, just, as, as any one, you adjust your shirt at the bottom i had both hand free. you can see the emotion build up. i put my hands in front of my face and lost it. >> reporter: adrian's difficult days, mixed with milestones. ring my bell >> reporter: the professional dancer made her way back on stage. >> i want my life to be defined by how i live it. i am not just an amputee. i am not just a marathon survivor.% and i think it is important to always remember how far you have come as well.
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>> auto safety experts are demanding federal action against a serious safety defect. newly obtained crash test video shows when some cars are hit from behind their seat backs collapse. that could be deadly for people sitting in the rear seat, especially, children. kris van cleave reports. >> move comes days after a texas jury awarded more than $120 million verdict against one automaker for a problem car come pans admit would cost a couple of dollars to fix.
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price. some of the images you are about to see may be disturbing. it happens in an instant. 11-year-old, jesse riviera junior is living with consequences. in 2012 sitting behind his father in the audi sedan. it was rear-ended. you are constantly told put the children in the back seat. you've don't know danger is there. jesse senior's seat broke, launching him head first into his son. both were taken to the hospital. his wife kathy broke the news. she said it is bad. he has a real bad head injury. and we, and we -- he may not make it through the night. and so -- so i started praying again i said, god, please don't take my boy. jesse was left with permanent
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after watching crash test videos like this, the jury ruled young jesse's injuries resulted from audi's gross negligence. in a deposition for the case, a company engineer said the car was designed so someone in the back seat would support the front seat with his neetz. here its the audi attorney talking to the emt who responded to the accident scene. >> so, you're saying that the seat is supposed to do that? >> absolutely. proudly so. it is absorbing energy. >> reporter: audi seats met or exseeded the federal standard for strength. so low the banquet chair could pass. that passes. every american, japanese, automaker has seen similar cases. internal documents show car makers and national traffic safety administration, have known about the potential for seat back collapse for decade. >> shame on them. my boy wouldn't be hurt if they did their job. >> ntsa looked into the issue but it is challenge to upgrade because the accidents are so rare.
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has so far identified more than 1200 people nationally who were severely injured or killed in apparent seat back failures since 1989. most were children. 17 have died tin the past 15 years alone. like 7-year-old crystal butler. >> my child got turned into a human safety device. an airbag. she saved my life. it wasn't supposed to be that way. >> reporter: improving the seats wouldn't be expensive. near said strengthening them would cost $1 or so. this morning the center for auto safety is filing petition with ntsa, urging the industry to to warn parents and create a new seat back standard. >> there is no excuse for ntsa's inaction on a serious safety defect. >> i'm kris van cleave from cbs news. we tried to get ntsa director to speak to us. he said the agency's seat back standard is decade old but working to improve our ability
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committed to saving lives through every tool available. efforts that come too late for the riviera family. >> your children ash at risk. if you don't write your legislator and tell him to do something about this thing, nothing is going to be done. more children are going to get hurt. it could be your child. >> the jury found jesse's father partially responsible because the he wasn't wearing a seatbelt his son wasn't in a booster seat. with the verdict and will >> and the "cbs overnight news" will be right back. ng pc-17 f1 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 12345 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 67890 cbs caption test !!! maint. testing pc-17 f1 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 67890 cbs caption test !!! maint. testing pc-17 f1 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 67890 cbs caption test !!! abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 12345 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 67890 cbs caption test !!! abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 12345 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 67890 cbs caption test !!! maint. testing pc-17 f1 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 12345 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz 67890
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. >> muzing lovers -- music lovers are marking the death of the record producer, he was 90 years old. paul mccartney said george martin was like a second father
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intelligent and musical person i ever had the pleasure to know. an ringo star tweeted. thank you for all of your love and kindness, george. peace and love. charlie rose reports. >> reporter: when a little known band named the beatles was struggling to sell british rock 'n' roll. love, love me do you know i love you >> reporter: it was george martin, a jazz and comedy producer who signed the group their first recording contract in 1962. baby >> reporter: and helped launch a revolution. were able to perform. i said let's record every song you've got. come done to the studios. we just whistle through them in a day. eleanor rigby picks up the rice in a church where a wedding has been martin was behind 30 of the
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yesterday all my troubles >> that school was for string quartet. well when we did it, paul, scribbled on it, by paul mccartney, john lennon, and mozart. >> reporter: from the beatles to james bond. goldfinger your candle burned out elton john's 1997 rework of candle in the wind honoring princess diana. >> he had the beatles on his resume pretty much could have hung up his hat after that. he continued to work with everyone from kate bush, dire straits, meat loaf, celine dion. george martin produced more than 700 record. but his work with the beatles that propelled him here, there,
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deep trouble in the south. floodwaters swallowing everything in their path. >> it is a disaster. i feel sorry for these people. >> also tonight. >> there is only one person that donald trump. >> two, actually. bernie sanders pulled off
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a decorated veteran accused of attempting to murder a pastor has been arrested at the white house. >> and, the man behind the mania. remembering the fifth beatle. >> those guys, i fell in love with them, really. >> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." hillary clinton and bernie sanders squared off last night in miami on the heels of sanders' upset victory in michigan. clinton still has more than twice as many delegates and more than half of what she needs. here its some of what the candidates had to say. >> senator sanders supported indefinite detention for people facing deportation and stood with the minutemen vigilantes in their ridiculous, absurd efforts
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so, look i think the goal here is to elect a democratic senate, elect a democratic president, and get to work immediately to get comprehensive immigration reform. >> senator. >> did you support the minutemen? >> of course not. there was a piece of legislation supported by dozens and dozens of members of the house which codified existing legislation. what the secretary is doing tonight, and has done very often, is take large pieces of legislation and take pieces out of it. no, i did not owe pose ose the bailout or support of the automobile industry. no i do not support vigilantes. that is an horrific, unfair statement to make. i will stand -- my career, political career, fighting for workers, fighting for the poorest people, in this country.
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record against yours any day of the week. >> let's do that. let's talk about that. let's talk about that. let's talk about the auto bailout. i think it imz important s important for people to understand what happened. in december of 2008, we were both in the senate, there was a vote on a freestanding bill to rescue the auto industry. we both voted for it. it was the right vote. unfortunately, it did not succeed. the republicans marshalled the votes against it. a month later in january, a new piece of legislation was offered that contained the money that would be used for the auto rescue. then president elect obama before he had been sworn in, sent word to all of us that he really hoped he would support it. he was still in the senate. i was still in the senate.
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it was a hard vote. i will tell you. it was a hard vote. a lot of the votes you make are hard votes. but the fact is, the money that rescued the auto industry was in that bill. now, senator sanders voted against it. that is his perfect right to vote against it. but if everyone had voted as he voted, we would not have rescued the automobile industry. [ applause ] >> let me -- let, so that everybody knows the bill that secretary clinton is talking about. that is, that was the bailout of the recklessness, irresponsibility, and illegal behavior of wall street. it was the wall street bailout. >> donald trump is looking like the inevitable republican nominee after winning three of four states last night. polls show him leading marco
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in rubio's home state of florida. and trump is in a tight battle with john kasich in ohio where kasich is the governor. here's major garrett. >> there 'tis one person did well tonight, donald trump. >> flushed with landslide victories in mississippi and michigan. donald trump urged his republican detractors to get on board. >> i think it is time to unify. we have something special going on, the republican party. >> trump spoke flanked by trump brand merchandise, answer to critics claims that some businesses flopped. >> we have trump steaks, the wine. trump magazine its out. trump predicted massive delegate haul when ohio and florida hold primaries. >> think we are going to do very well in florida. and very well in ohio. >> in ohio? >> i think so. >> there are other people in our party who actually kind of horrified by donald trump. i'm one of them. >> carly fiorina, once a candidate endorsed ted cruz in miami today.
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i don't have any wine. >> reporter: cruz said florida senator marco rubio shut out of delegates tuesday and struggling in his home state should pray over his political future. >> your presence here divide the anti-trump vote. why is giving trump a victory here, 99 delegates good for you the republican party for you in general. >> major, let's be clear. our object it not to give trump a victory anywhere. we are competing nationallien all 50 states. >> reporter: rubio is angling for endorsement of jeb bush who met with one time prodigy. scott, bush will meet with cruz and john kasich tomorrow. >> last night rubio finished either third or fourth in all contests. hard to see the path to the white house from here. major garrett. thank you. >> fugitive wanted for shooting a pastor in idaho was arrested yesterday outside of the white house. and jeff pegues is on the case. >> reporter: kyle odom made his first appearance held without
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the 30-year-old decorated form marry reason arrested by secret service last night after tossing a flash drive and several documents over a white house fence. president obama was in the residence at the time. odom traveled to washington from idaho after allegedly attacking a prominent pastor sunday. investigators say odom shot pastor tim remington six times outside his church. remington who just a day earlier had given in vocation at a rally for presidential candidate ted cruz is expected to survive. police say odom has a history of mental illness. before his arrest he sent a manifesto to local media in which he wrote that he grew up in a loving family and is 100% sane. but he also said he attempted suicide twice and his life was ruined by intelligent species of amphibian humanoid from mars included a section addressed to the president and, members of
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labeled noteworthy martians. the manifesto mentions encounters with remmington led idaho police to believe he might be head to d.c. despite awarrant for his arrest on attempted murder charges, odom kidded armed, dangerous, flew from boysy to washington monday. tsa was not alerted to the warrant until after odom took his flight. tsa routinely screens passengers against the no fly list for suspected terrorists. scott, had odom been pulled over in a car for example, police would have likely seen the arrest warrant immediately.
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the "cbs overnight the governor declared an emergency. and the louisiana national guard is on the move. more than 14 inches of rain and counting has fallen nearby shreveport.
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water is rising to the rooftops. in oklahoma and texas, two people have drowned. tonight, warnings and watches stretch from the gulf to illinois. and david begnaud is in haughton, louisiana. >> reporter: one of the heaviest hit areas, heavy rains, flooded homes. over 100 have water to the roofline. cars are submerged leading to water rescues. >> a disaster. >> we first spotted carol chavis two grandchildren. are you all okay? as they waited the water rose. before sheriff's deputies could rescue them their neighbor, todd eaton did >> do you regret not leaving earlier when it first started coming up the water? flood. >> reporter: young jackson is her grandson. >> then it came under the door. >> reporter: were you scared? >> uh-huh. >> reporter: sheriff's deputies went door to door helping people
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>> y'all need a ride out? >> reporter: harvey kemper's friend waited in the home to save family heirlooms. >> how fast did the water come up? >> quick. i tell you. less than an hour it was right here. right up to here. >> reporter: paul pickering and his family grabbed whatever they could as the floodwater rose. >> five minutes it was knee deep. >> reporter: five minutes. it's from a few inches to knee deep. >> look out the back door. we have french doors. the water was up to the door knobs. >> who rescued you? >> sheriff's department. had to kick it in. of course, kick it in. tidal wave in the house. >> we are standing in mr. pickering's neighborhood. his home and the ones behind me that have water in them the water has not started to recede. eight neighborhood in the area are under a mandatory evacuation order now. that's because though the rain has stopped finally, it is expected to continue for the
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it. thank you. u.s. forces in iraq have captured an isis chemical engineer who was producing mustard gas. first used by germany in world war i. mustard is not lethal in most cases but does cause severe burns to the eyes, skin and lungs. so it is banned by the civilized world. david martin has more on this. >> reporter: this video appears to show the aftermath of an isis chemical weapons attack using a mustard agent in syria last year. but a recent operation mounted by delta force commandos inside iraq may have disrupted future chemical attacks by isis. in a raid last month. delta captured an isis chemical weapons expert. an iraqi who once worked for the regime of saddam hussein. after interrogating him, u.s. intelligence was able to identify a building in mosul where mustard agent was manufactured and loaded into
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this video released by the british defense ministry shows a building described as an isis weapons factory being destroyed by an air strike this past weekend. by pentagon count, isis mounted a dozen chemical weapons attacks in iraq and syria. fact confirmed by cia director john brennan in a 60 minutes interview. >> we have a number of incidences, where isil used chemical munitions. >> artillery shells? >> sure. yeah. >> isis has access to chemical artillery shells? >> uh-huh. there are reports that isis has access to chemical precursors, ammunitions, that they can use. >> reporter: the day before the strike on the chemical weapons building, u.s. aircraft targeted the top isis commander, known by an alias, who the pentagon kidded equivalent of the secretary tough defense of the group. u.s. intelligence trying to
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this evening, scott, news of what a apeers to be an intelligence gold mine. names, addresses, phone numbers of 20,000 isis fighters from countries across the middle east, africa, europe, north america. reportedly given off to london's sky news by a disgruntled member of isis. cbs news consultant, richard walton, head of terrorism for scotland yard says if documents are awe thntic one of the most significant intelligence finds since isis was created. >> we will be following up on that. david martin at the pentagon tonight. thank you. a jury awarded a texas family $124 million after the failure of the seat in their audi sedan. the case has exposed a weakness in government standard. and kris van cleave looked into it. >> reporter: crash tests like these show what happened to
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when his father's audi was rear-ended. jesse senior's seat broke launching him head first into his son. both were taken to the hospital where his wife kathy broke the news. >> she said it is bad. he's -- he's got a real bad head injury. and we, we -- he may not make it through the night. and so -- so i started praying again. i said god please don't take my boy. >> jesse is permanently brain damaged. the jury ruled young jesse's injuries resulted from gross negligence in the company's seat design. here is the emt who responded to the accident scene. talking to audi's attorney. >> so, you are saying that the seat is supposed to do that? >> absolutely. proudly so. it is absorbing energy. >> reporter: the federal government sets the standard for car seat strength. the audi seat met or exceeded that federal standard. which is so low even a banquet
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>> that passes? >> passes the standard. >> reporter: internal documents show car makers and national traffic highway administration have known about potential for seat back collapses for decade. the cost to fix the problem could be on the order of a dollar or so. >> shame on them. my boy wouldn't be hurt if they would have done their job. >> of the 107 people we found injured or killed by apparent seat back fail years, majority are children. 17 have died in the past 15 years alone. ntsa insists it looked into the issue but says it is challenge to upgrade the standard because the accidents are so rare. >> if you don't write your legislator and tell him to do something abut this thing, nothing is going to be done. and more children are going to get hurt. it could be your child. >> almost all car makers have had recent cases. in this one the jury found jesse's father partially responsible because the he wasn't wearing a seatbelt and his son wasn't in a booster
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scott in a statement, audi told us they will evaluate their next steps in the case. >> chris, thank you very much. >> scientists are fighting zika virus with killer mosquitoes. and a set back after that historic uterus jill and kate use the same dishwasher. same detergent. but only jill ends up with wet, spotty glasses. kate adds finish jet-dry with five power actions that dry dishes and prevent spots and film, so all that's left is the shine. for better results, use finish jet-dry. (sounds of birds whistling) music introducing new k-y touch gel cr
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the u.s. sees mosquitoes carrying zika virus which has been linked to birth defects. dr. jon lapook tells us how brazil its fighting back. >> reporter: the brazilian town is taking a very different approach in its battle against zika. it is fighting mosquitoes with more mosquitoes. millions more. >> released #00,000 mosquitoes per week in this neighborhood. >> the mosquitoes biologist cecelia releases are genetically modified by a british company to contain a lethal gene. to survive they need an bucket which they receive as they're raised in the lab. then they're released so they will mate in the wild. outside the lab, without the antibiotic, they die. as do their offspring who carry the same lethal gene.
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every disease the mosquito can transmit. the mosquitoes can breed in almost any standing water, drainage ditches, trash bag, puddle. breeding sites are monitored. a second gene alteration makes the larvae fluorescent and easy to count. the larvae population in the area dropped by 82% in less than a year. >> we know we can eradicate the mosquito. >> reporter: this doctor is one of the leading tropical disease experts in the word. he says an aggressive international campaign led to near eradication of the mosquito in the 1970s. but the species has rebounded. >> i think we can evaluate the new technologies, it's worth evaluating them to scale. that should not stop efforts methods. >> key west, florida applied to the fda to conduct a test using the same mosquitoes. some residents are fighting it
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understand the environmental impact. >> fascinating. jon, thank you. surgeons forced to remove the transplanted uterus that was hailed this week as a new hope for infertile women. we met the recipient identified only as lindsay at the cleveland clinic monday. but the next day there were unspecified complications. we are told that lindsay is in no danger.
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today the public began paying final respects to nancy reagan. ben tracy is in simi valley, california. ben. >> reporter: bus loads of people are being dropped off here at reagan library to say good-bye to the former first lady. earlier today speaker of the house, paul ryan came to pay his respects as did reagan's daughter patti davis. this morning the first lady's final motorcade brought her
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to the library in simi valley. about 1,000 people invited to attend the private funeral friday, former president george w. bush. hillary clinton, and michelle obama. the guest list includes mr. t and scott that may seem strange. mr. t was one of the voices of the first lady's iconic just say no to drugs campaign in the 1980s. >> ben, thank you very much. in a moment we'll remember the man behind the astronomical rise of the beatles. here comes the sun here comes the sun >> first there goes the sun, the
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george martin died yesterday at the age of 90. here is beatle fan mark phillips. remember i will always be true >> i was looking for a group. i was looking for a new rock 'n' roll act. all you need is love >> reporter: and boy did he find one. george martin didn't look or sound like beatles number one through four, but without george martin, the so-called fifth beatle, one through four may never have happened. >> reporter: it was martin who took the raw energy of the liverpool lads and made the beatles sound like the beatles. even though he admitted when he first met the not yet fab four he wasn't impressed. >> they weren't hip material, i
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but they had tremendous charisma. those guys, i fell in love with them, really. >> reporter: they learned to love each other. >> jrj had done george had no rock 'n' roll when we met him. we had never been in the studio. we did a lot of learning together. >> reporter: martin behind 30 he didn't just record them. he recorded them in ways they hadn't thought of. a place to hideaway >> reporter: the string quartet behind paul mccartney, martin's idea. >> "yesterday." classic example. >> reporter: paul gambocini, historian, author was a friend of martin's. >> he helped them do things they could not have done themselves. >> reporter: sir george, knighted 20 years ago, kept going after the beatles had stopped. gold finger >> reporter: the bond tune, his too. like a candle in the wind
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candle never would have flickered without george martin. i love you more >> reporter: the unsung hero behind the songs that george martin's praises are now being sung. >> it is the end of my career and end of my life in a way. i am going out with a bang not a whimper. >> reporter: mark phillips, cbs news, london. >> reporter: that's the "cbs overnight news" for this thursday. 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 broadcast center in new york city, i'm scott pelley. captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, march 10th,
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this is the "cbs morning news." face-off in florida. hillary clinton and bernie sanders duel over immigration in their last debate before next week's primary. while the republicans make their closing argument to the sunshine state voters tonight. breaking overnight. at least five people are dead when gunmen shoot their way into a backyard party. and boom box brawl. a passenger's blaring music touches off a fight on board a cross-country flight. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. both republican and democratic prsidential campaigns have their sights set on next tuesday's primaries. voters in five delegate rich states, ohio, illinois, missouri, north carolina, and florida, they all vote at the polls. last night, democrats hillary

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