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good morning. face to face. hand to hand combat. donald trump and hillary clinton go after each other in a spirited first debate. >> all talk, no action. >> there's something he's hiding. >> attacking each other's record. >> hillary has experience, but it's bad experience. >> and getting personal. >> this is a man who has called women pigs, slobs and dogs. >> did either candidate move the needle? we'll ask our decision 2016 team and the vice presidential candidates tim kaine and mike pence weighing in live today, tuesday, september 27th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news,
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and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. we'll get the numbers later today, but they were saying this might be the most watched debate ever. maybe 100 million viewers. that would get us into super bowl territory. >> there was a lot of hype. in some ways it lived up to it although i think if you look at the coverage this morning most people agree no knockout punch. am about it. we'll get reaction to the debate from the two vice presidential nominees. senator tim kaine and governor mike pence in just a little while. first our decision 2016 team has it covered starting with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. peter, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. i think you're right. it was an historic night. largely lived up to the hype. a night of contrasts on policy, personality and preparation.
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donald trump relying heavily on his instincts. after their opening remarks, pleasantries were quickly abandon abandoned. donald trump challenging hillary clinton on a washington insider. >> you haven't done it for 30 years. >> i have been a senator and secretary of state. >> reporter: clinton dismissing trump's attacks. of this evening i'm going to be blamed for everything that's ever happened. >> why not? >> over 90 minutes, clinton accusing her brash opponent of being racist, sexist and xenophobic. on trump's past comments about women. >> this is a man who has called women, pigs, slobs and dogs. >> and on the birther controversy. >> he has really started his
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president was not an american citizen. >> reporter: the debate highlighted the contender's liabilities. trump defending his refusal to release his tax returns like presidential candidates have done for decades. >> i will release my tax returns against my lawyer's wishes when she releases her 33,000 e-mails that have been deleted. >> reporter: the billionaire admitting on multiple he didn't pay any federal income tax. >> he didn't pay federal income tax. >> that makes me smart. >> that means zero for troops. zero for vets. zero for schools or health. >> reporter: the republican nominee scolding clinton over her e-mail scandal. >> i made a mistake using a private e-mail. >> that's for sure. that was not a mistake. that was done purposely. >> reporter: trump raising eyebrows trying to convert what viewers see as his biggest
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than she does. no question about that. i also have a much better temperament than she has. >> reporter: one of the night's fiercest exchanges, on the fight against isis. >> at least i have a plan to fight isis. >> you're telling the minute everything you want to do. you tell the enemy everything you want to do. no wonder you've been fighting isis your entire adult life. >> reporter: and on trump's disproven claim he iraq war before it began. >> donald supported the invasion of iraq. that's proved. >> reporter: the later it got, the more heated the exchanges. >> where did you find it? >> she has become a u.s. citizen and you can bet she's going to vote this november. >> okay. good. let me just tell you -- >> reporter: by night's end clinton believes her own debate preparation paid off.
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this debate. and yes i did. you know what else i prepared for? i prepared to be president and i think that's a good thing. >> reporter: unlike in past campaign years, there's no written agreement between the two campaigns that would effectively lock them into participate in each of the next two debates. while donald trump's adviser rudy giuliani said last night that if he were running, he would pull out of the next debate. trump told nbc news late last night, that he is committed to showing up for the nexteb matt and savannah? >> all right, peter. thank you very much. >> let's turn to chuck todd and nicole wallace. good morning to you both. if you watched this until 9:30 and turned it off, a lot of people felt trump is having a very good night. it did seem like his energy and his answering of the questions waned over the night. would you agree? >> the lack of preparation showed itself in the last half of the debate.
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out of gas at the end. he seemed to run out of steam. i think that goes to a lack of preparation because he took the bait on almost every little thing. the last half of the debate i can't remember a substantive exchange on issues. i remember him defending himself. it became more about himself rather than specific issues. >> i don't think it was as time went on, i thought in each particular section his first responses to the two-minute fairly much back to his talking points. but when the followups came, he just went back to his talking points. so there seemed to be maybe preparation but a lack of depth there. >> i mean, understatement of the day. listen, i was involved in preparing a couple of different candidates who were not known for their debate acumen.
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night. george w. bush who had a disastrous first debate against john kerry and had to recalibrate. the trump camp was not trying to spin this as a good night for them. their word was missed opportunities. missed opportunity after missed opportunity. i have to say both of these things can be true. she was excellent and she exceeded expectations that were very, very high for her. and his poll numbers will likely not be affected by a terrible performance. >> perfect segue. is it going to move the needle for either of them? >> if it moves the needle for anybody i think it's more likely to move it for her than him. supporters probably loved the atmosphere that he created. oh yeah. he got her with tax return and e-mail question. there are a group of voters that are swing voters, moderate republicans, suburban republicans, nothing he did last
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column. these are people pondering clinton. >> temperament and trust are a lot of words we're hearing. on the subject of trust and her e-mail situation. i thought she did something very smart last night. when she was asked last night, she answered two or three sentences and stopped. she didn't do what she's done in the past going on and on >> she said yesterday we learned so much from the reviews we got and response we got from the commander in chief forum. they had ten days, two weeks, to completely recalibrate. i think they felt like what they had to do was answer that question and move on. they did that last night. i will say to him, he didn't get on offense. the problem -- voters are willing to give him a pass for not being a politician. voters are willing -- he's graded on a curve because voters
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answers questions. he couldn't get himself on offense and that's why -- >> early on he did on a couple of issues. on a couple issues he did. >> she was speechless almost when he said so when you vote on tpp, that means president obama did -- she was speechless. he has her on trade. watch focus groups in ohio and pennsylvania but cybersecurity comes in and he misses the e-mail hit. >> next debate what does he have to do differently? >> he'll do much better. he has to do better than last night. >> easier said than done. >> we'll talk about a new low bar. he can, i would imagine he'll be better. he needs to watch videotape of himself on mute. split screens didn't help him. >> don't go anywhere.
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senator tim kaine. hillary clinton's running mate. senator, good morning. good to see you. >> good to be with you. thanks. >> if you were a millennial and you were watching last night and toying with the idea of voting for a third-party candidate because you want some sort of change to be brought into the process, did hillary clinton say anything last night that you think would sway them in her direction? >> well, yeah, matt, a she laid out a detailed plan about how we're going to grow the economy including significant support for education and bringing down college costs and secondly, she drew a clear distinction between herself and donald trump on a fundamental issue with millennials which is she accepts climate science and believes we need to do something about climate change, and she pointed out that donald trump believes climate science is a hoax.
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but he's said it over and over again. this is a fundamental litmus test for them. they want to know what you'll do to deal with climate issues and the planet. so she drew a good distinction. >> she was asked about the e-mails. tried to dispatch with that question rather quickly. donald trump did point out correctly that several staffers were given fifth amendment immunity against criminal prosecution as part of this she didn't explain it. can you explain that? >> you know, i thought that there was a pair of trust issues that were put on the table for each of them. the e-mail question was hers to answer. she did. she just looked right in the camera and said i made a mistake. i apologize for it. i take responsibility. there's been an fbi investigation. they determined nothing more needs to be done. >> on that immunity issue.
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was the birther issue. he wouldn't apologize. his explanation of why he did it made no sense. why he persisted in it for five years. you got to see a trust issue put before each. one candidate said i made a mistake. i learned. i'm sorry. one refused to apologize and refused to take responsibility. i thought that contrast was sharp. >> both you and secretary clinton over the course of the last quite long period of time said you don't believe donald trump has the temperament to be president and chief. talk to me about his temperament last night? what did you see that either bolsters your claim or shakes it? >> you know, i don't think he was prepared. in terms of the specifics, he offered very few specifics on any policy issue. he did attack. that's true. in terms of policy, he didn't offer specifics with the exception of his big tax plan, which is huge cuts for folks at the top. he didn't show a command of
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like questions about his tax return. and he showed that he was easily rattled. probably i thought hillary's best moment was when donald trump got challenged about comments that he's made about her looks that she doesn't look presidential. he tried to change that and said i was talking about her stamina. hillary said you go to 120 countries and you sit before a congressional hearing for 11 hours and then talk to me about stamina. in the split screen i was watching at that moment, she looked like she was ready for another 11 hours and debate and he looked like he was out of gas and leaning up against the ropes. that showed a temperament and preparedness issue and really worked to hillary's advantage. >> senator, we appreciate you being with us after a long night. thank you very much. >> you bet. thanks, guys. >> in the next half hour we'll talk to donald trump's running mate, mike pence.
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relief but also that they felt they had a good night. >> no doubt. it is interesting. you brought up the millennial issue first with them. it was clear they had two pieces of business they were hoping to do. one is the way they had this prepared ad with the former beauty pageant contestant who donald trump apparently offended. the minute she launched that hit on him, within ten minutes of the debate being over they were out with an ad. problems in the obama coalition. enthusiasm with latinos. i'll be curious to see if that worked last night. >> a week from tonight is the vice presidential. is that ever about the vice presidential candidates or is that just surrogates for the presidential candidates? >> i mentioned sarah palin in the last segment. in that case it was. usually an opportunity to redirect the momentum.
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than stellar first debate against john kerry. vice president cheney was able to turn the momentum back in his direction. it becomes pivotal when one side or the other has lost momentum. if mike pence has a great night, the trump team can turn momentum back in their direction. >> interesting. you mention strategy. pieces of business that the clinton team wanted to accomplish. on the other side, you did see trump hitting some sweet spots for republican voters. he talkedbo just mentioned fifth amendment thing. he talked about janet yellen at the fed. do you think that's a good strategy in terms of expanding? >> i think their goal was to use this to unite republicans and right before the debate he put out a new list of potential supreme court nominees. i thought that actually was a missed piece of business last night. that's been the most important rallying cry for many republicans is the supreme court.
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you know, again, this goes to preparation issue. there were ways he could have inserted some issues and he just whiffed. time and again he whiffed at opportunities. >> chuck and nicole, thank you so much. we'll have a lot more for you guys and how this may reshape the race in just a little while. >> let's take a turn and get a check of the weather from al. >> we've been talking about the flooding in iowa. cedar rapids. good news is the river there, cedar river, just about ready to star not quite at records but awfully close. as you look closer you can see that we're looking at the peak happening sometime this afternoon and then quickly receding. here in the east, we've got a front that goes from new england all of the way down into texas. heaviest rain is going to be along the mid-atlantic states into the northeast. we really need the rain here in the northeast in new england. got a bit of a drought going on. the heaviest rain is actually going to happen down along the mid-atlantic coast. the secondary front brings in
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five days. upwards of five inches of rain from central pennsylvania all of the way down into the virginias and may see even something else developing as we get into the weekend. it's going to be a wet time. where we really need the rain, we're not getting it. we'll get to your know how you earn the title ... world's best mom? by starting each day with a perfectly balanced mug of... i've got this. mom! to be on top of your mom game... nailed it! thanks so much. you need a balanced coffee you can drink throughout the day. mccaf? coffees brew a smooth blend. for a taste that's not too strong, but never weak. so you can savor every sip knowing you are matriarch supreme. mommy's not a napkin honey. mccaf?. available where you buy groceries. >> chris: good tuesday morning, everyone. starting off with wet weather, a click quarter to a half inch of rain before drying out this afternoon, cloudiest across southeastern mass this afternoon. numbers not bad.
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back now at 7:30 on a tuesday morning. it's the 27th day of september, 2016. it's also the morning after the first all-important presidential debate. millions watching last nig. going head to head for 90 minutes on the most explosive issues in this election. >> we talked to tim kaine in our half hour. mike pence is here and we'll talk to him in a moment and today's first campaign moment happened before clinton and trump took the stage. their spouses were at the center of attention.
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noticed the setting was different from 11 years ago and bill clinton attended the trump wedding. >> one of the big questions heading into the debate, how was trump going to handle himself? that temperament question. nbc's hallie jackson is still at hofstra. good morning to you. >> reporter: for donald trump it was all about whether he could come off as presidential under that very big spotlight and in the end it was talk about his temperament thatnd viral. maybe not for the reasons you think. temperament the top trend of the night with twitter and facebook lighting up when donald trump said this. >> i have much better judgment than she does. there's no question about that. i also have a much better temperament than she has, you know. i have a much better -- >> reporter: hitting his
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a temperament problem. >> reporter: the first general election presidential debate, a kind of test with trump kicking it off seeming sarcastic. >> with all fairness to secretary clinton, yes, is that okay, good. i want you to be very happy. it's very important to me. >> reporter: for both candidates, it wasn't just what they said but how they said it. their expressions, appearing composed and sometimes amused. >> i have a feeling by the end of the evening i'll be blamed for everything that's ever happened. >> reporter: compare that to trump's more animated expression repeatedly interrupting clinton and even rolling his eyes. >> were you mad? some said you seemed angry. >> i was not angry at all. >> reporter: in the spin room after the debate, trump's team
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call his restraint. >> i was going to say something extremely rough to hillary, to her family. i said to myself, i can't do it. i just can't do it. it's inappropriate. it's not nice. >> reporter: the candidate himself pleased he held off on certain topics like bill clinton's past affairs. >> i'm very glad that i didn't mention it because chelsea was in the room. indiscretions by bill i didn't think would be appropriate to presidential? >> i think they each looked presidential to their own supporters in the course of this. i think what both candidates tried to do was to appeal to their base voters. if this was a debate that was supposed to persuade people in the middle to come to either side, i doubt if it accomplished that. >> reporter: so the question now given all this, will trump prepare any differently for the next debate?
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to do what they've done which is let trump be trump. >> we're joined by indiana governor mike pence. governor, good morning. nice to have you with us. >> good to be here. >> you saw the debate last night. you were in the hall. was this donald trump at his best or is there room for improvement? >> it was a good debate. i thought donald trump had a great night. what the american people saw is what crowds of tens of thousands aree and that's someone that speaks straight from his mind and straight from his heart and focused on issues that american people care about talking about jobs and trade economy and trade deals that will work for the american worker. i was just excited to be there and excited to see donald trump lay out that positive vision for america. quite a contrast to hillary clinton who spent two to one the amount of time attacking my
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talking about her plan. >> i thought he struggled on the birther question. he was asked what happened last week that made him step away from that question and declare once again that barack obama was born in this country and had some unusual answer about he accomplished his goal of getting obama to release the birth certificate but that came five years ago and he persisted with this birther question. can you explain that because he didn't. >> i think the people that persisted with this i presidential campaign was really the media. >> he was involved as well with innuendo and questions. >> i've been campaigning with him for the last two months and watch his campaign unfold the last two years. donald trump has been focused on rebuilding our military and having a stronger america on the world stage. >> he had multiple opportunities to put it to rest and declined. multiple opportunities. >> the reality is that -- and he said this last night. this began long before he walked
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ago. it began literally in the 2008 campaign. you know, i think the reason why he's made the connection that he's made with millions of americans and the reason why you see the momentum in this campaign is even showing up in polls around the country is because donald trump is talking about the issues the american people care about and last night that was in high relief. here's a candidate in hillary clinton who has been on the public stage for the last 30 years and basically this was a status donald trump showed the energy, the leadership to be able to carry a message of change washington, d.c. and strengthen this nation. >> let's talk about another issue. last night hillary clinton said donald trump thinks that climate change is a hoax perpetrated by the chinese. mr. trump responded i did not, i did not, i do not say that. in point of fact if you look on twitter this morning, you'll see a tweet from donald trump that states the concept of global
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u.s. manufacturing noncompetitive. was that not true? did he tell a lie last night? >> what he said was -- that by the way was a flippant and joking comment. >> if you look on twitter, there are probably at least six occasions where he calls climate change a hoax. >> what donald trump's position is the hoax is some bureaucrats in washington, d.c. can change the climate of the earth. the other piece of this is donald trump and i both kno barack obama's plans on climate change are going to continue to cost millions of american jobs. the big win last night for donald trump is that he really focused on jobs. he focused on not the tax increases that hillary clinton is advocating but tax relief for working families, small businesses, family farms, making america more competitive and that means pushing back on this radical climate change agenda that hillary clinton wants to
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>> he didn't do something that he's done during the campaign and that is bringing up the marital problems of the clintons. chelsea was in the room. it wasn't appropriate. seemed proud of himself for that restraint. you will have to imagine chelsea will be in the room for the next several debates. do you agree with that strategy? >> the whole evening was an avalanche of insults by hillary clinton. it was remarkable. i was seated it was one line after another leveling personal attacks at donald trump. what the american people saw last night is the word you used. it was restraint. for the president of the united states, that person has to have the temperament, they have to have restraint to deal with a wider world and challenges facing the american people, and i couldn't have been more proud of donald trump -- >> he hasn't shown the restraint on the campaign trail on that subject. >> i think what people saw last
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one very, very scripted politician, 30 years in public life and here on the other side you saw a businessman, a doer, someone who spent a lifetime building, speaking straight to the american people. i thought donald trump had great night. >> governor pence, thank you for getting up early with us. we appreciate your time. we'll see one week from tonight. >> let's bring chuck and nicole back in. this is weird because governor pence is still here. he says his running mate drew clea and had a good night. what did you think? >> he's a very important person in the trump world because he made the two best points that his candidate made last night. the best arguments against hillary clinton is that she's been there for 30 years and that donald trump has spent this campaign on the trail, on the stump, listening to ordinary americans. but donald trump didn't underscore those points last night as well as governor pence did this morning. >> it was interesting.
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talked this morning. he is not denying it wasn't a good night now. there were a lot of insults in the air and looks like they want to blame hillary clinton for the tone of the evening. interrogato interesting to hear him say that. >> right after the debate we go to the spin room. that's where the surrogates go. nicole you have been at this rodeo many, many times. donald trump himself went into the spin that could be interpreted a couple different ways. was he trying to clean up his performance and immediately knew that or was it just he loves the cameras and couldn't stay away? >> he was in the spin room after many of the gop primary debates. i think he likes the spin room. it is, as you said, traditionally a place for staffers to do that sort of work. he has so far liked doing that work for himself. that won't hurt him. i think his problem is the governor in here this morning
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message at the same moment the candidate was on another news program doubling down against miss universe. >> by the way, you saw governor pence. he's got a running mate that works hard defending him. does a pretty good job doing it. >> if you based a lot of your campaign, chuck and nicole, on being a winner andt' he says he's a winner. you have a performance last night where it's hard to walk away saying i was a big winner last night. what does it do to your mojo going forward? >> after all of his setbacks, when he lost the wisconsin primary and horrible august. he was at war with a gold star family. it's hard to even say that sentence. he was able to recalibrate. sometimes in his inner circle
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who want him to maked adjustmens have their influence and people that want donald to be donald win the day. >> there's a long history whether the president or a candidate coming back from a first debate and coming back strong. >> we'll know that if in two days we hear news that they got donald trump to watch his performance. they got him to watch on mute. remember that right after al gore's bad first debatein a way of trying to reassure supporters, he's working harder this time. i wouldn't be surprised in two days we get that kind of conversation from the kellyanne conways and governor penses of the world. >> you're excused. let us take a look at the rest of the debate schedule. vice presidential candidates will square off a week from tonight. there are two more presidential debates still to come. the next on october 9th in st. louis.
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that one in las vegas. >> from politics to the weather. al is standing by his weather board. >> it's great having so many people here. we're going to cool down a bit around the great lakes into the northeast. going to feel more fallike which is okay. look at these temperatures going into latter part of the week. 69 in green bay. new york city dropping into the upper 60s. 80 degrees in raleigh. as we head toward the weekend, look at this. boston, you'll be at7 53 in atlanta. 48 in kansas city. all right. time to break out the >> chris: good tuesday morning, everyone. starting off with wet weather, a click quarter to a half inch of rain before drying out this afternoon, cloudiest across southeastern mass this afternoon. numbers not bad. low to mid-70s later today. tomorrow we change it up. a breeze off the ocean. a couple scattered showers and some patches of drizzle, but we'll get some dry stretch, too.
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we're back at 7:48. i can hardly remember a time when you watched the debates without social media. remember the olden days? it's incredible what you see. >> a lot of just watching the tv screen and watching your phone. let's get to it. as you might imagine that debate dominated the total conversation in social media took over all top ten of twitter's trending candidate at facebook and twitter but he trumped himself with his own word choice. trump used the word when describing his income. now he was trying for braggadocio. top of our lookups right now. that wasn't the end of the language lesson. alice was concerned. here's the picture.
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>> chris: this is 7news now. >> christa: good morning, everybody. three minutes before the hour. as you can see from this live look in downtown boston, it's wet and rabie. here's chris lambert for more. >> chris: won't last that much longer. the backdg by 8:30, 9:00. most of the showers done in the city of boston. 61 degrees right now. 65 in plymouth. 68 in hyannis. a couple showers lingering through mid-day down near the cape and the islands. otherwise 70 to 75 this afternoon. kisss the 70s good-bye. cool, damp pattern, breezy at time, as well. the rest of the week closer to 60. >> christa: chris, thank you. a man was killed in a shooting in jamaica plain earlier this morning on center street.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, round one. >> you called it the gold standard of trade deals. you said it's the finest deal you've ever seen. >> donald, i know you live in your own reality but that i >> hillary clinton and donald trump square off in their first presidential debate with both sides claiming victory but did either candidate make their case to the american voter? then royal road trip. william and kate battle bad weather north of the border but are greeted with a warm welcome and an emotional message for the future king. >> we have been asked by many of our people to share with prince william how much we cared for
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and honoring hidden heroes. oscar winner tom hanks joins us live in studio 1a to shine a light on a cause close to his heart, "today," tuesday, september 27th, 2016. ? >> from dallas and tulsa. it's our dream come true to be on the "today" >> good morning south dakota! >> we came all of the way from florida to see hoda kotb. >> we love the "today" show. >> good morning, everybody. it's 8:00 on "today." it is tuesday, september 27th. we're so happy to see this crowd. awesome day. we had a little rain this morning but it feels good right now. glad to have everybody with us. >> it's nice.
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we like that. all right. we've got a lot to get to in this hour. let's start with the top story of the morning including the big debate last night. it's time for the news at 8:00. >> reporter: i'm andrea mitchell at westchester county airport where hillary clinton will be taking off for a rally in north carolina after a feisty face-off against donald trump. face to face for the first >> secretary clinton. >> the flattering. >> donald, it's good to be with you. >> turning quickly to fireworks. >> by the end of this evening i'll be blamed for everything that's ever happened. >> why not? >> reporter: donald trump claiming again that hillary clinton failed to defeat isis. >> no wonder you've been fighting isis your entire adult life. >> reporter: calling her out for supporting a controversial trade deal with asia before she was running for president. >> you called it the gold
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you've ever seen. >> donald, i know you live in your own reality but that is not the facts. >> reporter: she did once call it the gold standard but clinton attacked trump for refusing to release his taxes. >> maybe he doesn't want the american people all of you watching tonight to know that he's paid nothing in central taxes. >> that makes me smart. >> if he paid zero, that means zero for troops, zero for vets. >> when she releases her 33,000 i will release my tax returns. >> i made a mistake using a private e-mail. >> that's for sure. >> and if i had to do it over again, i would obviously do it differently. but i'm not going to make any excuses. >> moderator lester holt asked why trump supported the birther movement for years after president obama showed his birth certificate. >> the birth certificate was produced in 2011. you continued to tell the story and question the president's
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'1' '15. as recently as january. >> reporter: clinton pounced. >> he has a long record of engaging in racist behavior and the birther lie was a very hurtful one. >> reporter: when trump said this -- >> i've been all over the place. you decided to stay home. and that's okay. >> i think donald just criticized me for preparing for and, yes, i did. you know what else i prepared for? i prepared to be president. i think that's a good thing. [ applause ] >> reporter: when lester asked why trump said hillary clinton doesn't have a presidential look -- >> she doesn't have the look. she doesn't have the stamina. >> well, as soon as he travels to 112 countries or even spends 11 hours testifying in front of a congressional committee, he can talk to me about stamina.
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debate, trump said he considered bringing up bill clinton's past affairs but didn't because chelsea was in the hall and didn't think it was nice to do that in front of this are daughter. savannah? >> all right, andrea mitchell about to get back on the trail. thank you. investigators in houston are trying to figure out why an attorney opened fire at a strip mall on monday injuring nine people. he was killed during a shootout with police. officials say the gunman lived in the area and was having issues with his law he wore a vintage military uniform and had two weapons along with nazi paraphernalia. they do not believe there was a connection to terrorism. an emotional night in florida as the marlins paid tribute to jose fernandez who died in a boating accident over the weekend. they began that night with a moment of silence. the entire team wore the number 16 jersey. the number will now be retired
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in the first inning infielder dee gordon came to the plate wearing fernandez's batting helmet and took the first pitch from the opposite batter's box in honor of his right-handed teammate. batting from the left side, gordon launched a home run over the wall in right. his first of the season. gordon in tears as he rounded the bases. after the game the marlins huddled around the mound to share their condolences and left their caps as a tribute to those players and a home run. incredible. just ahead, we've got "rossen reports," how far do you have to go to get your kids' attention when they're using an electronic device. you won't leave what happened when our camera put kids to the test. >> why your astrological sign may not be what you think. >> we're on the road with ?
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we're back now. 8:11. with the royals trip to canada. >> nbc's keir simmons is following them every step of the way. it's perfectly good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. one moment here in particular would have taken duke and duchess by surprise. they were visiting a community who suffered under british rule and suffer today but what william wasn't expecting is a message they had about his late mother, diana. braving bad weather, william and kate got a warm welcome and thousands of miles from home a
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prince. >> we have been asked by many of our people to share with prince william how much we cared for your mother, princess diana. [ applause ] >> she remains in our hearts. >> across generations and cultures, friendships made in a community where life has not always been easy. the royals who arrived in canada saturday with their children left prince george and princess charlotte in nanny while traditional dances included the youngest members of the first nation's community. william and kate are clearly loving it. there were many gifts. a drum for george. a doll for charlotte and dancing costumes for the whole family.
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dancing? >> she said is it hard? >> reporter: what did you tell measu her? you told her it wasn't hard? the rain cleared and william and kate forced to cancel a scenic flight heading back to vancouver, we took the plane they were meant to take and saw what they would have seen. a million acres of rain forest. beautiful. the end of another day. and in complete contrast, last night they attended a glittering event. they are scheduling time with children in between each of these events. another way in which william is definitely diana's son. another royal generation would have just left the kids behind. i think when the time is right, guys, we will see them with their children again in public here in canada. >> very cool. >> keir, thank you very much.
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reacting online and elsewhere. anyone here a fan of roller coasters? not at all? not at all? no. i'm like you. early in my life loved them. hate them now. well, they make some people a little queasy but taking a ride on a roller coaster is proven to offer one surprising benefit. passing kidney stones. researchers at michigan state university found that taking a spin on a moderate intensity ride could help move things along. the technique helped 60% when small stones were involved. they say it was effective before the stones grew to a size where surgery is necessary. you pass a stone. the guy in the back car what was that? you pass it right then. they say the last car is best. >> you made that part up. >> i heard that this morning.
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you feel terrible. would you just get on this roller coaster. it might help. >> meanwhile, have you ever had one? >> no. >> with all due respect to this, i think it's the male version of child birth. >> evan had them. can you imagine? >> at the olympics. >> we just violated ten privacy laws. >> sorry, evan. >> let's ask him. he's on a roller coaster. >> show of hands. yeah. okay. do you know that your sign may not be the one you think it is. it may have changed. get ready folks. listen to this. this comes from nasa. this is real science for once. nasa did the math and realized the ancient astrological calculations were off.
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a new one for people whose birthday is between november 29th and december 17th. we don't have any here. so matt and i our birthdays are three days apart. we were capricorns. now we're sagittarius. >> i refuse. i like obsessive and congratulations you still are. cheerful and humorous. hoda you were leo. >> don't say were. >> girl, you're a cancer. >> no! >> cancer is good. >> no. >> carson, you're not a cancer anymore. no, you're not. you're a gemini. adaptable and curious. i think that's you.
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it could be worse. >> all right. carson? >> we'll start with the reunion of one of tv's most beloved cast. ten years after the series ends its run here on nbc the gang got together for a short video and all of the talk was about the election. >> will, don't waste your energy on her. it's going to come down to undecided voters in pennsylvania anyway. >> the unemployed, uneducated angry white men. do wew >> i am lived. i still haven't heard one thing to convince me to vote for one candidate or the other. >> katy perry likes hillary. >> and bingo was her namo. >> the cast coming together for that video to lend their support to hillary clinton. >> i miss that show.
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the best way forward is to separate as a couple. they have two young children together and of course we wish them nothing and their family nothing but the best. goldie hawn is opening up about hers with kurt russell. been together 33 years. gol goldie says what kept them together is not getting married. >> if you like your independence, there's psychological about not being married. it gives you freedom to make decisions one way or the other. for me i chose to stay. kurt chose to stay. >> goldie was asked what percentage of their time couples should spend together. want to take a shot at that? >> 25%. >> i didn't ask you. >> i thought that was her answer. >> 58%.
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stars in the world surprised you on the best day of your life. >> oh my god. >> can we get a picture with you? >> by all means. >> that is tom surprising a couple in new york central park. jogging by. posed for selfies and offered his congratulations on twitter as well. congrats and a great moment. great guy. typical mr. hanks who matt will talk to in our next hour. >> running through central park, no sunglasses. no hat. no disguise. >> he's a peach. >> love him. >> we're glad he's here. that's your "pop start." >> let's get a check of the weather. >> let's see what we have going on for you right now. we're watching this investigative area right now.
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90% chance of formation in the next 48 hours to five days and formation zone in five days takes it all of the way through puerto rico on into cuba and parts of the bahamas. we'll watch this. it would become matthew if it does in fact become a tropical storm. we are looking at a lot of wet weather in the mid-atlantic states. river flooding continues in the mid to upper mississippi river valley. unseasonably warm out west with plenty of sunshine. los angeles, downtown, 95 degrees today. things cooled off in the pacific northwest. >> chris: good tuesday morning, everyone. starting off with wet weather, a click quarter to a half inch of rain before drying out this afternoon, cloudiest across southeastern mass this afternoon. numbers not bad. low to mid-70s later today. tomorrow we change it up. a breeze off the ocean. a couple scattered showers and some patches of drizzle, but we'll get some dry stretch, too. but it remains cool and raw. not only tomorrow, again on thursday, some heavier showers a
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te >> and that's your latest weather. guys? >> al, thank you. this morning on "rossen reports," more of our special back to school checklist. >> it's about what happens when they get home from school. today national investigative correspondent jeff rossen has a hidden camera investigation. >> kids hop right on the on tablet. can be a great baby sitter. we know that. but kids are spending too much time staring at all kinds of screens according to the american academy of pediatrics, seven hours a day on average. doctors say it makes them feel rewarded so they keep on staring. it could also impact their social and verbal development too. this morning, you're about to see just how oblivious kids can
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school's out. and these kids are zoned out on their ipad. entranced by the screen. how entranced? >> in this experiment we're going to test just how absorbed these kids are with their devices. >> this new video going viral overseas. parents pranking their own kids. >> this is a classic mom swap. >> trading out their mom for a complete stranger. >> sisters arrived. >> swapping out their siblings. >> t in comes a massive new brother. the kid never noticing a thing. >> by the way the same exact thing happens with my kids. they probably watch ipads too much. my fault i know. right now my 6-year-old daughter sloan is watching hers. my 4-year-old son blake is watching his. she watches video. he plays games. oblivious to the world. love you guys. do you want lunch? are you hungry? i love you. and nothing.
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working with these two moms who want to try it out on their young daughters. how much can they get away with before their kids notice? first up, 6-year-old avery and her mom, jackie. avery is in place. she's engrossed in her ipad. we're hiding out a couple rooms away on the back terrace with cameras rolling so we can watch put on the silly glasses. we'll see in avery notices. there's mom walking past avery mugging for the camera. mommy is walking back and forth with a mustache and avery is not paying any attention. didn't blink an eye. crazy. let's try something more colorful. mom is wearing a bright blue wig but avery still doesn't catch on. mom has blue hair and avery is not looking up.
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actually shaken. >> it's alarming from a perspective i don't know if there's a fire that she would know to get out of the house because she's so focused on it. >> reporter: but we're about to get even more bold with this next family. that's 6-year-old cami and her mom michelle. that's a giant stuffed camel right in front of cami. a camel just feet from her. >> hasn't looked >> we try everything. big signs that say hey, kids, look here. cami doesn't see it. she hit them together and she didn't hear a thing. only thing missing from this circus is a clown so we bring in one of those too. her teenage brother putting on a show of his own. cami oblivious. what do you think of that?
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universe. >> i'm out of props. time to bring cami out of her trance. >> did you see the clown? >> who's the clown? >> your brother was a clown. >> he did. he had rainbow hair. rainbow wig. >> polka dots on. >> you didn't see that? >> nope. not at all. >> she is so cute. for years experts say kids should be spending less than two hours on media devices but there's actually some developing news he pediatrics about to change their recommendations next month say we'll do away with time restrictions because tablets are part of our kids' lives. instead help them pick better, more educational apps and engage with them when they're not on these devices. >> i was just texting my child to say are you watching? because this is a problem in my house. >> it is. >> by the way, when jeff walked over you didn't realize he was
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us. absolutely. an eye opener. >> not a bad baby sitter and cheaper than one.
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>> this is 7news now. >> christa: good morning, everybody. 8:27 your time right now. and definitely allow a little extra time, depending on where you're going today. chris lambert has more on wet weather outside. >> chris: still some raindrops in boston. take a look across eastern mass. light rain. steadier showe cape. a lot of this wet weather ending by about 9:00 or 10:00 a.m. a couple showers lingering longer down through southeastern mass where it's warmest right now. mid-60s there. a lot of 70s this afternoon. some breaks of sun and overcast, as well. enjoy it. we'll see much more of hit the week. christa? >> christa: thank you. top stories now, a boater stranded in the ocean for a week is headed back to boston as we speak. a chinese frighter picked up nathan carmen on sunday. he was in a life raft about 100
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carmen and his mother went on a fishing trip back on september 18th and his mother has yet to be found. man was killed after a shooting in jamaica plain on center street early this morning. police say someone shot the victim four times in the chest. right now police are searching for suspects in that case. and a new report by the u.s. attorneys office finding that boston latin school allowed a pattern of race-based harassment and discrimination violating the civil rights act. federal prosecutors say school officials did not properly investigate and they did not apply the same disciplinary actions to all students. we're back back back with more r
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narrator: over and over it's been their agenda: anything to defund planned parenthood. kelly ayotte and washington republicans voted 6 different times to defund planned parenthood. they're on a crusade to block services new hampshire women and families depend on: cancer screenings, birth control, basic women's healthcare. kelly ayotte and washington republicans have put defunding planned parenthood at the top of their agenda... and it's time for that to change. i'm maggie hassan
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we're back now 8:30 on a tuesday morning, september 27th, 2016. got a very nice crowd out on the plaza. you know what? we have got someone very special inside. >> we really do. he's got to be one of our absolute favorites. a great guy. i called him a peach earlier. he's here. he'll tell us what he's doing.
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caregiver that's part of a great new initiative we'll talk about in just a couple minutes. >> we also have the great samuel l. jackson. he's going to fill us in on what it's like to play a villain. look at this guy in tim burton's new movie. that's where nightmare comes from. >> and mandy moore is here. scoop on her hit new show here on nbc called "this is us." we'll find out if we can get new music out of her as well. first, a check of the weather. >> and sir paul mccartney -- sorry. let's show us what we have for today. wet weather through the southwest. we're also looking at a lot of rain making its way from new england into the mid-atlantic states. the heaviest rain will be in the mid-atlantic coast. we'll be watching that. river flooding in parts of iowa continues but then we'ill subsi.
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heavy rain over the next several days. the fall warmth continues out west. showers around the central great lakes. that's what's going on around the >> chris: good tuesday morning, everyone. starting off with wet weather, a click quarter to a half inch of rain before drying out this afternoon, cloudiest across southeastern mass this afternoon. numbers not bad. low to mid-70s later today. tomorrow we change it up. a breeze off the ocean. a couple scattered showers and some patches of drizzle, but we'll get some dry stretch, t not only tomorrow, again on thursday, some heavier showers a possibility on friday into saturday. te >> get that weather any time you need it. you go to the weather channel on cable. >> all right, al. thank you very much. we love it when oscar winner tom hanks stops by studio 1a. this morning he's here to draw attention to hidden heroes. the nearly 6 million military
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our country's wounded warriors. >> if you are a military caregiver, there's no uniform, there's no camouflage jacket, not even a cape but do you serve our country every day. like jessica. you are a wife or maybe you're a mother or a father or a friend. a family member, a loved one, who is taking care of our wounded military veterans. you rarely ask for help but you deserve our support. >> jessica allen is one of those hidden heroes. i'm excited to say that i've initiative as well along with nbc universal and our parent company comcast. tom, jessica, good morning. nice to have you here. >> look at her. >> you say you want to humanize the term military caregiver. why? >> it's the people who love our wounded veterans that come back. these people need -- you want to call it 24-hour a day care. >> 24/7. >> how hard is it to go to the grocery store?
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if you're going to college trying to get a degree. how hard is it to do daily life all the time. >> organized chaos. >> people talk about how the lives of the service members change after they are injured or wounded while serving our country. talk about our situation and how your life changed. >> my husband and i met in '99. we were married in 2001. he's been to kosovo, korea, afghanistan and in afghanistan he stepped on a device and lost both legs and his elbow. my husband is missing both legs above the knee and his arm is fused in a 90 degree angle. full dexterity in his right hand. limited feeling. back injury, hearing loss and it just keeps going. >> you never thought twice. this is just something you were going to do as a spouse and this happens with friends and other family members all the time.
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did you think there were a lot of other people like you across the country? >> no. as an infantry wife you prepare for one of two options. they come home safe or they come home in a box. the army does not prepare you for in between and in between never ends. i have to look at what my day will look like and pray my husband doesn't further injure himself. >> why did you think you could have an impact on this? >> i covered some of this turf as a puts on other people's clothes and emotional impact has never left. it comes down to a chance in order to serve and i think help out in a very pragmatic and understandable way. there's nothing unique about it. let's come up with this organization that will put these people together and rally their resource. simple concept. >> i asked you if you felt alone. i want to go to washington. senator elizabeth dole is an integral part of all of this.
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other military caregivers from all across the country. senator, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> talk to me about the people you're surrounded by. >> these are wonderful dole foundation caregiver fellows. they are taking care of the wounded, the ill, the injured, many of them are spouses, young spouses in their 20s, 30s, they're also mothers, dads, in brother or a sister. and i'm so proud of them. they're representing all of the 50 states and puerto rico. >> senator, tom just joked he got involved in this because he has some experience with this in his fake life. you were really involved with this because of an experience in your personal life. >> well, you know, my husband, bob, was wounded at the end of world war ii but he has managed
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wounds but about five years ago he was ill and was hospitalized at walter reed for about 11 months. i was there day in and day out and what i saw just opened my eyes to something i had no idea about. i found a young wife sleeping by her husband's bed having both legs amputated. down the hall was mrs. stewart from mississippi. she was taking care of her son putting of the hospital in his room every day to encourage him because he was about to undergo his 40th operation. and i began to take the caregivers that i got to know there at walter reed down to washington to get them out of the hospital room for a night and i became much more familiar with the kinds of challenges that they had. worrying about how they were going to manage the legal, the financial matters for the
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system with different structures because of the multiple illnesses and injuries. had to do something about it. >> that's a good way to kind of segue back to you, tom. what can people do? >> well, they're getting involved at hiddenheroes.org. the thing that i can't stress enough is there are military caregivers in you will be -- it will be astounding how a tiny bit of help can alter the lives of those people. a ride in the morning. help with the kids. a job offer. businesses that can work schedules that make it easier for people like jessica to take care of the kids, chaz, the husband, as well as get on with the rest of life. this is really the unwritten act three for a lot of these people. it's going to define the future for an awful lot of americans.
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in this cause. jessica, what a pleasure to meet you. senator dole, we thank you for your work and support in this initiative as well. >> thank you very much. >> and again, for more on hidden heroes, go to today.com and you can join the conversation with hashtag hidden heroes. up next, samuel l. jackson. first, this is "today" on nbc. one in eight women will face breast cancer. early detection can mean the difference between life and death. planned parenthood gives new hampshire women access to life saving cancer screenings. but ayotte voted to defund planned parenthood six times. why? because ayotte opposes a woman's right to choose. in her relentless effort to overturn roe v. wade, ayotte puts critical cancer screenings at risk, hurting new hampshire women. kelly ayotte:
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comcast business. built for business. it's 8:41. samuel l. jackson is one of the hardest working actors in hollywood with more than 100 movies under his belt. his latest starring role, the villain in "miss peregrine's home for peculiar children." >> how do you do? >> i saw you at your
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companion got to him before me. >> samuel l. jackson, good morning. we see your white eyes. if we didn't know you were the villain, the white eyes give it away. >> sharp teeth too. >> exactly. do those hurt? >> which ones? >> the contacts? >> the contacts are -- after the third hour they're a little irritable. >> and obviously the bad guy here. he's not good. he just had funny moments. >> i conveying his humanity. humanity that's left. he still has interesting sense of humor. he's trying to make the best of a bad situation. >> this is a book that so many people love. set up the premise here. you're the bad guy. we've got a little boy. we've got peculiar children.
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to conduct an experiment that will bring me and my colleagues who are victims of this bad experiment back to humanity along with immortality. in order to achieve immortality, we need to capture a group of people that protect children who are very peculiar. >> which means superpowers. >> they don't have superpowers necessarily. some of them are like they have a mouth in the back of their head to eat or one girl is unusually strong and one kid can make things grow and one kid can reanimate things. one kid is invisible. just that. >> do you like being the good guy or the bad guy? you played both throughout your career. >> i like bad guys. we know they're bad people so
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order about them to convey a quality for the audience. they end up hating them but can relate to them in a specific way or take the ride with that particular character opposed to the good guy. >> you like that complicated soul thing. >> you were at the opening of the national african-american museum. you're a founding donor. what was that moment like? it looked incredible. >> it's great to know -- i've been on this planet 68 now. so i studied a lot of history. i had to make an effort to study mine and to know that there's a place that anyone can go to see what my journey has been in this particular country and what my people's contribution has been. it's worthwhile and satisfying for someone coming from where i came from. >> incredible. from sublime to ridiculous, you
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instagram. i looked at your instagram account. you're a parorolific poster but your photos have a style to them. down a little bit. we want to see you. >> it's about the thing i take a photograph of. i stick my eye in there so people know that i'm taking the photograph and not someone else managing my account. so many celebrities have people that manage their accounts. >> can i stick my eye in yourselfy real >> why stick the eye in the selfie? >> i'm going to take a photo of you but it will be my eye and everyone will know i took it. that's how i work it. sit there. i'll see if i can work my magic. >> i like that you do your own thing. it's like doing your own stunts. there you are. done and done.
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"miss peregrine's home for peculiar children" hits theaters this friday. don't forget to post it to your 10 trillion followers. >> and mandy moore is here. first, this is "today" on nbc. i used to watch this perfect couple. do you know megan hipwell? she's missing. you were seen in the area that night. there's some time missing. what happened that night?
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amazingly samuel l. jackson turned into mandy moore entertaining us as an actress and singer for 17 years starring as a wife and mother in nbc's hit new show "this is us." more than 10 million people watched last week's premiere. we have a sneak peek at tonight's episode. >> do you need me to show you where the coffee is? >> i know where the coffee is. >> okay. good. >> do you need me to show you where my mouth is. >> nope. i know where it is. >> oh.
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>> now that we got that straight. mandy, nice to see you. good morning. how are you doing? >> i'm well. how are you? >> you need to pay hoda kotb. hoda kotb has been running around talking about this show for a couple weeks now because she got a sneak peek at it. she's your biggest fan. >> thanks, hoda. >> she has gone crazy on this. how did it feel to wake up the morning after the premiere and see the numbers? >> really exciting. we're all so proud to be part of the show. i'm proud to represent forha of actors. we're psyched that it's finally out there and we don't have to hold the secret anymore of what the show is really about. >> let's talk about that. it's tough in a 15-second clip to get a sense. how do you describe this? >> well now it's a show about family. before we had to talk about a connection between birthdays which is true but it's about
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choices we make moving forward. >> i don't think a spoiler alert applies when the show has been out with a week. episode one ends with a big twist. is that something that we can expect week to week? >> there will be twists occasionally. there's a little bit of a reveal at the end of this episode tonight that airs. it's not a show that sort of relies on that. the writing is elevated. >> a little comes off each week. i mentioned you have been entertaining people since -- >> since i was 15. >> 17 years. does it feel better now? >> yes. >> you didn't let me ask the question. i'll tell you what i was thinking. when you're young and wide eyed and it's kind of almost child star, it may not mean as much to you as it does right now. >> that's precisely it. i think i'm so much more comfortable in my skin now and
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and appreciative of everything. i don't take any of it for granted. i don't think i did before either. when that machine is rolling and that ball is rolling, it's hard to really take stock of what's happening. >> when it comes to a halt all of a sudden and picks back up, that's when you're part of the workforce my dad used to say to me. >> i like that. >> mandy moore, great to have you here. you can catch "this is us" tonight at 10:00, 9:00 central here on nbc after "the voice." up next, soccer stars on the planet, carli lloyd, is here.
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it was doggie destiny was mr. bonejangles expecting the perfect toy at an amazing price? of course not. he's a dog.
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you never know what you're gonna find, but you know you're gonna love it. we are back with soccer superstar carli lloyd. >> she's scored winning goals for team usa in both the 2008 and 2012 olympics helping her team take home back-to-back golds and she followed that up with a hat women's world cup final bringing the title back to the u.s. for the first time since 1999. >> now a new book called "when nobody was watching." good morning. so good to see you. so interesting. we reel off your stats. two gold medals. world cup. amazing career. the book as title suggests, it's about a hard fought journey. what do you mean by that? >> it is. you know, i don't think i would
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i had to call crawl my way to the top. it's about perseverance and obstacles that came my way. it's not truly just a soccer story. it can inspire so many people that want to be great, you know. they can do it if they put their mind to it. >> you wonder if some people are just born great. when you read about what your coach and you quoted him in the book. he told you, not weak, your character was poor. you make excuses and find people to blame." that somehow motivated you to turn the beat around, didn't it? >> i think there was no question about my dedication at an early age. i loved the game of soccer. i needed someone to help navigate me through life and through obstacles. i respected him. when i first met him, he was straight up with me. >> you weren't mad when he said
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for 12 minutes. i took in everything that he said. i was like a sponge and just listened to him. worked really hard. >> you talk a lot about soccer culture. you said early on, i don't think you used the word click, but it could be a girls club. what do you mean by that? >> i think when you get a bunch of high level athletes, females, in a room together, 20 of them as i'm sure you guys know, we can be drama at times. i think that's just the competition within the room. you know, the team is awesome. it wouldn't be this magnificent team if we weren't all like that. there were some challenging times and some moments where i was shedding tears in my hotel room. i look back and it was great. i wouldn't change a thing. >> like you said, the book isn't only about soccer. it's about family and things like that. you say in the book you've had a strained relationship with your family since the beijing olympics. is it a little weird to have written about it and know that
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about your life? >> absolutely. i think when i first was preparing to write this book, i wasn't going to include this. my family situation. in discussing things with my writer, it is part of my journey. i think to so many other people whether you're a parent reading it or a kid reading it, they can hopefully learn from it. it is part of the journey. i had to include narrator: over and over it's been their agenda: anything to defund planned parenthood. kelly ayotte and washington republicans voted 6 different times to defund planned parenthood. they're on a crusade to block services new hampshire women and families depend on:
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basic women's healthcare. kelly ayotte and washington republicans have put defunding planned parenthood at the top of their agenda... and it's time for that to change. i'm maggie hassan and i approve this message. >> dissecting the debate the gloves were off as donald trump and hillary clinton square off in new york and we have a recap for you. also we're tracking breaking news this hour.
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in jamaica plains. and a new report levelling allegations of racism against boston latin. plus the yankees giving the red sox an unexpected boost as the teams head into a three-game series tonight in new york. showers tapering off this morning. we'll see a little bit of sun this afternoon. but not a whole lot of and the cool week ahead. forecast coming up. forecast coming up. thanks, the news there's a reason cnbc named new hampshire maggie hassan's approach to innovation and business development. controlling spending. smart investments in education. and hassan's balanced budget was a bi-partisan "compromise" the telegraph said "worked." cutting taxes for small businesses. targeting millions to fight the opioid crisis. all with no income or sales tax. working across party lines is how maggie hassan makes new hampshire work for us. i'm maggie hassan
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>> when it was over they shook hands. for 90 minutes hillary clinton and drum drum pulling no punches in the first of three critical presidential debates. we also have breaking news for you today. a man shot and killed overnight in jamaica plains as police search for the suspect right miami as marlins play tribute to their teammate killed in a boating accident on sunday. good morning to you, everybody. 9:00 on this tuesday morning. i'm christa delcamp. it's great. and it's rainy out there. not the best way to start off your tuesday morning. let's go to chris lambert who has some good news about things looking a little bit better on in the day. >> in fact temperature should warm to near 70 degrees.

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