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we will occupy this floor. >> takes us from further from the country we aspire to be. >> people want to take their country back. >> i've never seen anything this terrible, ever. good morning and welcome to "sunday today." i'm willie geist and this is life after the brexit. we'll talk through han historic week in a moment. also this morning, sebastian junger, the author and famed war correspondent who made his name with the best-seller about a perfect storm is now out about another thought-provoking book that challenges the way we live together. >> the neighborhood used to be a tribe, right? people are so
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fallen apart even the last generations in america. then, dvr overload. has the golden age of television left us awash in so many shows that viewers have reached their points of saturation? >> we've got netflix, amazon, hulu, are all very ambitious so a lot of people are saying we might sort of be reaching a bubble. plus, harry smith with a story of artists giving their time to fill the gaps where school budgets have fallen short. >> a lot of the teachers oftentimes say to me that, you know, so and so may not be -- isn't really flourishing academically but in the art studio they are really able to come to life. >> and we have another great group assembled around the table in a moment and we'll talk to them in a moment but first the headlines. water slowly starting to recede in west virginia, allowing searchers to go door to door to check on people who haven't been heard from since the beginning of the historic flooding there. at least 24 people now dead. president barack obama called west virginia's governor on tu
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firefighters out west now say they have that massive wildfire about 10% contained. the fire burning just south of california's sierra nevada mountains has consumed 37,000 acres so far. these images you're about to see taken at night show just how big the fire is. at least 150 homes have been destroyed. donald trump is back in the u.s. this morning after a two-day trip to the uk that coincided with great britain's brexit vote to pull out of the eu. trump again connect that had vote to the mood in this country. >> the single biggest problem we have in terms of what you're asking is the fact that we have $19 trillion in debt. we have tremendous deficits. we have horrible trade deals. we have people coming into our country that we don't even know who they are. those are the problems -- >> news today on that brexit vote and some hopes for a do-over. a petition to have a second referendum in the uk is now up to more than 3 million signatures there. experts say that second vote is
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being told to keep their doors locked after three inmates escaped from a nearby jail on friday morning. police say the men pushed out a window and then used a blank tote scale a barbed wire fence. the search for the men was called off last night after they ran into a swamp with rough terrain. two nascar truck drivers got into a brawl on the track in madison, illinois on saturday after they wrecked during the race. john west townley and spencer gallagher grappling with each other taking each other down, eventually throwing a few weak bunches and they are just in it for a long time. let's be honest. officials finally stopped giggling at them and came over to break it up. ali/frazier, this was not. and it's a general rule of broadcasting, do not show the idiot who runs on to the field during a sporting event. it only encourages them but we're going to break that rule this one time. this is a signature you don't see every day. a fan started jogging through left field. >> oh, my goodness gracious. >> as a fly ball was loft that had way during the cardinals/ma
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game and was quickly taken down by security as you see there. to work through the remarkable week we've gathered another great group around the table, a republican strategist who worked on mitt romney's 2012 run and more recently as depp can i campaign manager for carly fiorina's presidential run and worked for a time in the british house of commons and she describes herself as a cat lady and doesn't care who knows. it isn't that true? >> hi, franny, hi, sooy, sorry i'm not home. sunday mornings is kind of our time, you know. >> wear it with pied. >> wes moore is the ceo of dredge edu, an education technology startup for low-income students and retired captain in the united states army where he served in afghanistan, a rhodes scholar and best selling author. i know, it's kind of annoying. hallie jackson is our outstanding tireless nbc news correspondent who has been home for about are 15 minutes the last year as she's on the road covering every twist and turn of the presidential campaign and also i'm told taking over our
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annoying. she's all over us, right? >> it's hot fire, willie, is what it is. >> it is hot fire. >> guys, let's get into this. let's start with what happened in great britain. sarah, people woke up friday morning, shocked, surprised, here, there, all over the world. should they have been? >> i don't know that they should have been as surprised as everyone was. the polls were tight up until the very end, plenty of people were saying this was a possibility. i think there was a lot of wishful thinking by pundits, elites of their parties and ours that thought it would be remain because they kind of wanted it to be remain, but i think that short term the consequences seem a lot bigger than long term and that really what the british people are voting for is sovereignty in their minds. they wanted to have their own country versus this unelected bureaucracy that had kind of been snowballing over the last several years, decade or so, and they felt a lack of control so i'm not shourd that people wanted government closer to home. >> this does, wes, feel l
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right under the nose of political elites and media elites while they were asleep at the switch. >> that's the thing. we don't know what the long-term consequences or implications of this is going to be. i mean, the second most popular google search in the uk the day after the vote is what is brexit? and so we have a lot of people where the frustration is very real but still how that became targeted is a big question. i remember in the movie "the american president" there's a great line where he says, you know, they tell people to be afraid of it and tell people who to blame for it and that, ladies and gentlemen, is how you win elections. that very much feels like what was happening in brexit because we still don't know the long-term consequences. >> the two are going all aaron sorkin on a sunday morning, really impressive. really impressive. some of the breakdown of the vote, too, hallie, overwhelmingly voters over 65 who voted to remain, to break away. >> to leave, yeah. >> and young voters who wanted to remain. >> you saw that sort of divide, right, between the so-called millennials a word you hate overseas and the older folks, too, and it mirrored
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states when it comes to u.s. politics, right? you can draw parallels to the obama coalition, the younger groups versus the people who are backing now in 2016 donald trump. not exactly the same obviously because the electorate here is so much more diverse than it is in the uk and there's other big differences as well like the idea of where we are with immigration when it comes to where people generally are, so, for example, that was a big driver for the leave folks in the uk here at home and while donald trump is tapping into that there's a question of how much it will propel him to victory in the general. >> funny you mentioned that. we had this surreal thing where the brexit vote was happening and there's donald trump standing at turnberry, his golf course, talking about the beautiful suites now available and the lighthouse behind him and connected the dots as hallie said to what happened there and what is happening here. let's listen. >> i think people really see a big paralevel. a lot of people are talking about that and not only the united states but other countries. people want to take their country back, and they want to have independence in a sense and
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europe. you're going to have more than just in my opinion more than just what happened last night. >> you heard some of the rhetoric in that news conference. he was using the terms that he uses in his campaign here. he was saying the uk voted to take its country back. the uk voted to have borders so that they could have a country. is there a parallel between donald trump and the brexit vote. >> >> i would be really careful making too many comparisons between the two, as hallie said. the country -- we share a language and a history and that's sort of where it stops in a lot of places. i do think that donald trump is right at a very super fireball 30,000 into the level. people are very angry. they don't really feel like this economy has really recovered since 2008 and you're seeing that in various ways and that being said just because britain voted to leave doesn't mean donald trump wins the white house. i think it helps him on momentum enormously and momentum in june isn't momentum in hokt. >> hillary clinton is already capitalizing on is
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airing beginning today nationally using donald trump's comments at turnberry where he kind of seemed to say, hey, this is good for my business because the pound may be dropping in comparison to the dollar and trying to show that he is not for the people. he's out for himself. so already you're seeing it have an impact in sort of the u.s. political race. >> if there is a parallel, wes, with the brexit vote, the media political elites laughed and mocked donald trump. he became the nominee. does this continue through a general election? >> i think what ends up happening, you saw with brexit, where you've had two strains of thought for the people who voted to leave. one was all the media and all the elites and everybody else they are saying something but frankly they don't know what they are talking about and the other thing is they look and say is the alternative anything worse than what i already have? that has become this narrative that's been built up, and i think one of the big challenges that could potentially happen in november is if there is increased volatility, if we start watching things like what we saw on friday which is the
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and what that means to people's pensions, do people continue to look at that and say, well, what is the other alternative? how can things get any worse than what they are right now and that roll tilt really did lead a lot of surprising election results. >> and in donald trump's campaign, sarah, got the incredible fund-raising numbers where he had just over $1 million cash on hand, a paltry amount, as you know well for a presidential campaign. >> paltry amount for a congressional gain. >> right, many congressional candidates that have more cash on hand than the nominee of the party. where is his campaign right now? >> i think they are in trouble. i think that this is a tough spot to be in. he's had a bad month. i think he's turned it around somewhat this week. he's had a better week. that being said, the money doesn't matter so that we can talk about the money and you can just have this war chest. the money should be going out the door already to field staff, to this ground game. a ground game is about a one to three-point difference come november and you can't do it overnight and if you don't have the money in the ban
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elections or campaigns are a really like a treadmill that is speeding up. if he's only getting on it now he's got to catch up to hillary clinton and go even faster. that will be tough. on the other hand, donald trump just had the worst month of his campaign and hillary clinton is within the margin of error in these swing states. if i were her team, i would be panicking. >> and he finally, donald trump, turned and made that hillary clinton speed on monday. he had been planning it and postponed it because of the orlando attacks and started going after her in a more specific way and as sarah said if you look at pennsylvania and ohio. >> yeah. >> they are effectively tied in a poll this week. >> coming off, again, his worst week. she's coming off what some consider one of the best weeks of her campaign and yet this is where they are in the swing state polling. it was remarkable to watch him go after hillary clinton because he did in a way that for donald trump was than what we've seen. he read off a teleprompter which he did a few times. did it at trump sojo which was the ninth trump property we've seen him deliver a speech at but he stayed on script and stayed on message. i will tell you
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this, within the republican world, people were heartened to see that because they want to see a donald trump who can stay on message but i really think until we see him at some of these rallies as he gets back on the campaign trail and back home from scotland until we see how he's there that's the big question. even over the weekend he muddied the water a little bit on his muslim ban, temporary ban on muslims and raised some questions about what have been his positioned for a long time. the question is he can read off a teleprompter, getting more comfortable doing that but what happens when we see donald trump unfiltered and unscripted and that's the question a lot of gop people want to see before the convention and it has a short window and starts to close july 18. >> like lucy and the football we've fallen for the new donald trump, we keep kicking at the football and he goes back to the town halls and we have another week of talking about whatever. >> any chance he can bring you around, sarah? >> i don't think so. >> not going to happen? >> so what do you do on election day? >> i don't know. i mean, this is just
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possibility for someone who has spent their life working in politics. i really truly feel that we are deciding between two corrupt people who can't run the country. >> do you vote? >> i hope so but -- >> you need another option. you know who you could write in, lebron james, because there was some other history this week in the world of sports. the cleveland cavaliers won the nba championship. lebron gets his title but more importantly cleveland, wes, gets its title. the parade was on wednesday. more than a million people waiting to explode after 52 years. >> yeah. >> jim brown got them an nfl title in 1962, and they have been waiting that long. you had to be happy, if you don't love lebron, fine, but you had to be happy for cleveland. >> and i know there's a lot of people that say why is this such a big deal? unless you're from a cleveland or another city like a cleveland you don't understand why this is such a big deal. being recognized on a global st
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regardless of what that means, that is a really big deal for a city like cleveland, and i think particularly for someone like lebron who is maholmtown guy to actually be able to bring that home. it's a perfect story tale narrative and also for lebron hearing all the talk about steph curry and everyone else it's a chance to say let's not forget who the game was on the line who the best player was. >> interesting. go back and look at his celebrations, played them on certain networks. after the miami title it was handshakes and hugs. this was something else for lebron. >> he was bawling. >> and crying. >> all forgiven for miami, for going to miami? >> yeah. >> i think they were good when he first decided to come back to cleveland and now they are like miami what? what happened in miami? >> now he's god. he's virtually a god. >> stick with me for the highs and lows of the week including the a-plus father who got an extraordinary tattoo to make his son feel better a
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today we'll have our temperatures climbing into the low and mid-80s during the afternoon with will low humidit. it gets more humid tomorrow. 4 day forecast, we'll have a chance of afternoon storms and a likelihood of storms late afternoon and evening on monday. some of them could be severe. mid-80s. still humid tuesday, up near 90. small are chance of afternoon storms. low humidity returns as we led toward the fourth of july
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sarah, wes, hallie still with me as we run through the highs and lows of the week. our first high is my favorite story of the week. hope you're up for a good sunday morning lip quiver here. surgery to remove a brain tumor left 8-year-old gabriel marshall of cancer with a good sized scar on the side of his head. he said it made him feel like had a monster so what did his dad josh do? he got a tattoo on the head in the exact shape of his son's scar, josh telling gabriel if they want to share with you they will stare at both of us. his tattoo went viral this year and best bad period. >> how about best bald dad. still a great hashtag. >> isn't that an amazing story. our first low lindsay lohan star of "the parent
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fully load loud. can the "lohan launched a passionate tweet storm during the brexit vote imploring brits to remain in the eu and tweeted, among other things, what would #markrhettthatcher think and good luck with the pound. it will take you about 15 years to get it back up. #remain. lohan now lives in london with her boyfriend and she later deleted the brexit deals. >> mean girl brexit. >> surprisingly coherent, some of the arguments that were made there. >> thank you for reading the hashtag. >> our next high stretches the branding power of the "star wars" franchise. a european perfume company has released a line of "star wars" fragrances. just in case you wanted to smell like the inside of darth vader's helmet. the men's colognes are called empire and jedi and the women's perfume is called amadallah after natalie portman's character and it carries, seductive
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the day or night. >> going to go over huge at comic-con. >> everybody wearing it. our next low is a fake controversy about a fake controversy. new england guy ben affleck was on bill simmons show this week when asked about tom brady and the deflate gate scandal. affleck went on a rant defending brady and attacking the nfl that by his own count included 18 f-bombs. paraphrasing affleck said degate is the most outrage us bs ever. he later tweeted i should have only used 12 f-bombs. adult uses bad words on april both. where's the controversy? >> i can't imagine he's upset about something. >> the outrage machine kicked into high gear. >> yeah. >> ready for this next one. mar lawn lynn is punishing now retired seattle seahawk back known for running over anyone in his way. you may have remember him the guy who should have been
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touchdown in the super bowl last year and asked about his beast mode philosophy lynch went beast mode. >> if you just run through somebody's face a lot of people won't be able to take that over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over again. they are just not going to want that. >> you think there's a deeper metaphor there? >> run through a [ bleep ] face. >> beast mode. >> actually -- >> i could watch that over and over again. i did this week. >> just had to put it in the show. watch the whole interview it's so deep. he talks about why he's protecting his money and why he's good with finance and asked john, the interviewer there, he says have you ever had cockroaches in your cereal? >> he said no. i did growing up. i never want cockroaches in my drearyial again. an amazing
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and our final store. strolling romantically down a path along the horse tooth reservoir thinking about their future together when all of a sudden man down. a rattlesnake springs out and bites johnny in the leg. >> oh, my god. >> the bensons flagged down a park ranger and in her wedding dress lauren called an ambulance and off to the e.r. the doctor discovered he had not injected his venom. he hops back to his feet and bolts back to the reception. i won't have told that story if it didn't have that ending. >> she's an amazing wife because she takes those vows very seriously. >> guys, thank you so much for being here. coming up next on "sunday
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thank you for joining us for this news 4 news break. it's sunday, june 26. a man is dead after a shooting in southeast on
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when police arrived, they found the victim who was rushed to the hospital are he diwhere he died. police have not released a description of the suspect. greens pore r s borrow metr will be closed for an emergency drill, practicing removing victims from the tunnel. metro will run free shuttle buses to replace the silver line service.station will reopen around 2:00 today.
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we're in store for a beautiful sunday. let's check in with tom for a look at our forecast. >> yeah, the sun is up. perfect day for golf at congressional country club. mostly sunny, hitting the upper 80s by midafternoon. low humidity. and a light wind will be with us, as well. then tomorrow turning more humid, afternoon highs in the mid-80s and scattered afternoon and evening storms looking more likely now. there is a slight chance there will be severe. highs mid-80s. tuesday, still humid, smaller chance of an afternoon storm. up near 90 tuesday afternoon. then a break from the heat and humidity, wednesday, thursday and friday. in the low and mid-80s each day and partly cloudy. getting in to the weekend, saturday some showers and storms around with highs in the mid-80s. next sunday, looks like it will be partl
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and fourth of july, mid-80s and partly cloudy. >> we have 90 minutes of news and weather coming up in the you know, it's just fantastic to be here. it's just fantastic. >> isn't he beautiful? isn't he terrific? >> down, boy. down. >> easy, easy boy. >> easy. >> we make quite a team. look at us. we have the same voice. we have the same hair. >> and we have the same size hands. >> that is jack iello, the chicago area eighth grader who showed off his presidential candidate impersonations during a graduation speech. a week later he was on "the tonight show" with jimmy fallon. next stop, high school. >> nearly 25 years ago sebastian junger was living in the boston area doing the dangerous work of a tree cutter when he drove up to gloucester,as
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commercial fishing crew that had disappeared in the north atlantic. the story of the six men and their boat became the best selling book "the perfect storm." later a george clooney movie. his work since then as a war correspondent has placed him in some of the world's most dangerous places where he reports about the daily plight of the men and women who fight. his latest book, "tribe" on homecoming and belonging," explores the challenges faced by servicemen and women when they come home, but the book's premise is a fascinating new idea, that the problem lies not with returning soldiers but with the rest of us. ♪ what do you feel, sebastian, being back in gloucester? >> well, you know, i go -- gloucester goes way back in my life. i moved here in the early '90s. i was working as a climber for tree companies and wanting above all things to be an author, a journalist. i didn't know if that was going to happen and i hurt myself really badly with a chainsaw and i starthi
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about dangerous jobs and that led me to the story of "the perfect storm." >> no. >> you said you were something of an outsider coming into this town. what did they make of you here first? >> i was asking about a very painful thing, the loss of these boat and men were beloved in town. everybody knew them, and so people were a little bit -- a little wary, and i would say to them, listen, i'm writing about fishing, about your town, about your industry, about these men, and if you don't tell me about it, i'm going to get some stuff wrong and your story deserves to be told and told accurately so please talk to me so one of the mothers of one of the guys who worked behind the bar took a liking to me. once she sort of signaled that i was all right then everybody was okay with me and i became really good friends with a lot of people. >> you're wise to win over mom first. >> you always win over mom first. once you've got mom, you're good. >> it's been said of
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dangerous places and a fascination with dangerous lives and dangerous jobs. is that a fair assessment of you? >> i mean, i hate danger. i mean, fear -- the feeling of fear, it's like -- i've described it as someone injecting poison into your veins. i mean, it's a horrible feeling but situations that are dangerous also feel that they have a lot of consequence. a lot of importance. the stakes are very high for yourself personally and maybe for humanity. >> this book "tribe, on homecoming and belong." let's start with you for tribe in the context of this book. what are we talking about? >> 30, 40, 50 people that live in your immediate area where their fate is your fate. the neighborhood used tonight a tribe but people are so mobile now it's fallen apart even in the last generations of america. a platoon is something very close to a tribe by tha
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definition. the very minority that's in combat, those are the soldiers i spent tolgd, eating together, doing patrols together and everything together and, boom, they come back and suddenly her in a modern society that does not function communally. after i covered combat and i was looking at the ptsd rate in american soldiers, only one in ten soldiers experiences combat, but 20%, two out of ten american soldiers have ptsd. in other words, twice as many -- long-term ptsd as were even in combat. >> right. >> so something else is going on, and i've tried to look at this country through the eyes of a soldier returning home. >> do you think out in a foxhole in the congo valley that the soldiers cared if you are a democrat or a republican, or if you're gay or straight, black or white, rich or poor? do you think they really care? no, they didn't care at all as long as you did your duty, as long as you were in a sense faithful to the tribe you were with at that
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they fought for a society which is destroying itself, and they have to wonder how can they not, they have to wonder why the hell did i do that? what did i fight for? >> your argument goes against the grain, against conventional wisdom anyway which is what people think. these men and women go overseas, fight wars and damage in some ways and come home and have trouble reintegrating. it's on them and not the society. you're flipping is and saying the exact opposite is rue. >> if we lived in a mentally healthy society where we had very low rates of suicide and depression i would say, you know, there's something going on with the soldiers but we don't. one of the tragedies of modern society is that your community almost never needs you until there's a disaster. 9/11 was a horrifically traumatic thing. really scarred new york. gave a lot of people ptsd, right? suicide rate went down after 9/11 in new york city. the murder rate went down.
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so when a community experiences trauma it makes people become closer together and they get through it. that's how we evolve as a species to get through trauma. soldiers do that in a platoon. >> come on, young. fight back. >> you've said now that this is your last book where you're going to be writing about war. how come? >> i decided to stop reporting on war for a number of reasons. my good friend, brother and colleague tim heteroerrington was killed in libya in 2011. i was supposed to be with him on assignment and i couldn't go with him in the last minute and watched guys in the platoon that i was with struggle with things and i watched myself struggle. my marriage ended, among other things. i started to think about society that i came home to and what's wrong with if? why is nobody feeling good, and then i realized the last book that i had to write about war, the last war story is the story about coming home from war. i
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iliad. >> you've written so much over the years about the guys fighting over there and the impact that those wars have had on them. what have the wars meant to you? what impact have they had on you? >> ironically war humanizes you enormously. it traumatized me. it almost killed me, but it also enabled me to really become a full human being and to understand suffering, understand pain, to understand love. i know this is going to sound old-fashioned. would i say it turned me into a man and turned me into a human being in very profound ways. >> you would do it again, same life, same career? >> if i somehow could rewind the clock and be 22 years old again, yeah, i would. i really love my country, and -- and it really breaks me heart to see its flaws, to see the way it is occasionally degraded and underm i
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is, you know, the message to my country, like, listen, we are all way, way better, and what comes after that i have no idea. no idea. >> sebastian suggests a good place to stop the division in our culture is right the top and writes about the corrosive effect of political leaders of all parties talking about each other with contempt and their supporters following suit. "tribe" is available now. sebastian and i went back to the crow's nest bar in gloucester where he first met the locals and researched "the perfect storm." to see that conversation in our sunday today web extra go to sundaytoday.okay/extra. and we'll spend time with kimmy smid who talks about succeeding in the tough hollywood business. that's next sunday. and is there such a thing as too much
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♪ >> reporter: maybe it's tony's fault. >> doesn't make any sense. >> or is it don draper who should take the fall? >> that's not how it goes. >> do we blame carrie? >> i think i'm in love. >> the now classic hit shows kicked off the so-called golden age of tv, but also opened the floodgates for what some call the era of too much tv, hollywood insiders divided on whether too much of a good thing is bad. >> if i could do this seven days a week, 365 days a week, can't even keep track of the networks, not even the series i think i would argue that's too much of a good thing. >> as a consumer it's such a fantastic time to consume more, watch more, be more selective if you want to and real get into content and get into great
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number of scripted series doubled from 200 to more than 400. by the end of this year there may be upwards of 450 of them. >> we've got netflix, amazon, hulu, are all very ambitious, so now there's a lot of people who are saying we might be sort of reaching a bubble. >> for now the explosion of scripted series has created a gold rush with more opportunity for unknown actors to land their big break and with no room for mediocrity this new age of tv is also drawing a-list celebrities to command top dollar like naomi watts who reportedly inked a six-figure per episode deal for an upcoming series with netflix. >> you have movie talent, emmy award-winning oscar talent that is coming over and doing serial television like never before so in a way you have access to more talent than did you in previous times in television. >> reporter: but all the pull towards top tv shows also created some new challenges. writers come at a
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you can land one at all. >> yes. >> reporter: sometimes it's very hard to put together a real deep writing binge. that's not all a bad thing because that means more jobs for people and new people will come in hand learn these skills. >> reporter: with location space becoming hard to find the boom has spread to other popular locales like vancouver and georgia, now known as the hollywood of the south. >> there's a lot of states now that are trying to, you know, entice some of these hollywood producers to come film there, and they give them these very generous tax credits. >> reporter: a popular prop house in new york city used to its steady business now can't keep up. online series to network shows, you're sort of pumping up props to all of them. >> we are. we are. i don't think there's a single show that's filmed in new york that we haven't done business with. we had an incident in the past where we were dealing with some tombstones, where three different television shows wanted the tombstones, the same
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same day. >> reporter: with the surge in scripted programming, consumers not only have more choices but more ways to watch them. with computers, smartphones, tablets, tv viewing is way more accessible but that means people are watching more. consider this. the series finale of "m.a.s.h." back in 1983 had nearly 106 million viewers. "cheers" in 1993 had more than 80 million and "friends," 11 years later, just over 52 million. today a lot of popular series pull averages of just 600,000 to 1.5 million viewers. that suggests those millions of viewers from yesterday are now being stretched across hundreds of new shows. >> i haven't seen it yet. >> reporter: what toss that mean for consumers? andy sandberg used tv's biggest night to poke fun at an emerging modern day problem that, well, many are struggling with. >> i've seen it. >> you've seen "empire? >> not yet. >> "transparent. >>
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>> no. >> "simmy schmidt?" >> reporter: is there such a thing as viewer fatigue. >> i think so. you want to be part of the water cooler conversation. co-workers talking about did you see that show last night, and you want to sayyaf, i did, but in most cases people haven't because there's so many other shows they want to keep up with. >> a really interesting theory that basically says when you have too many choices you actually enjoy things less because when you have many good choices and you have to choose one, you actually have a degree of regret, of grief about the good things that you didn't choose. >> and hallie jackson shows me now live. welcome to my cigar lounge. >> i feel like i need some scotch. >> too early for scotch. slow down there. >> okay. >> this is a nice first world problem to have, too much great tv. is it a problem. >> >> first of all, it's uniquely american, right, a cultural phenomenon. we got to grocery store and have all the options. like to have options. t
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people, but it's something that i think people talk about, especially because there's just not enough time. 450 scripted series. if you watched an entire seer as i day it would take you years to get through it so the challenge is how do you have the cultural moments where you connect with somebody? like we were just talking. when do you have time to watch these shows? >> you don't really, an oar right. the water cooler moments are fewer and fewer though tonight there's a finale of "game of thrones" and a lot of people will be talking about that. >> that's one that's broken through and you look to at the netflix series and the amazon series they haven't broken through. you don't go to the water cooler and say did you watch "kimmy good morning. your outdoor recreation forecast, we'll have temperatures hovering in the 70s for another couple of hours.
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it is a story familiar to just about every school district in this country. as administrators are forced to trim their budgets, the first cuts often are to the arts. harry smith has the story of one group of artists making sure children don't have to miss out on the good stuff. >> reporter: it's time for art class in ps-134, a grade school in lower manhattan. >> what is transformation? yes. >> transformation is something turning into another thing. >> reporter: today a special guest. sarah z is a contemporary artist whose work is as dazzling to the eye as it is provocative. kids get? >> that looks like a picture of a beach wripd into 20 pieces. that looks like
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i'm going to have you write my next artist statement. >> reporter: sarah's art is in the collection of the most important museums in america. she's been awarded a mcarthur genius grant. >> on a scale of 1 to 10 how s your reputation? >> 1 to 10, what would you tell me. >> reporter: students are engaged. they unintimidated, maybe because they have been learning what it means to become an artist. this is their regular teacher. >> again, notice, i'm not reaching for the glue immediately. i want to plan. i want to really know and understand what this picture is going to look like. >> reporter: she herself is san artist. it's a requirement of a program called studio in a school. >> have to be realistic. does pink actually exist? >> what kind of world is in? >> it's a dream world. >> reporter: studio in a
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has been bringing art to underserved schools for years. they share their gift and the knowledge of how to express yourself. >> what are you going to add? >> i don't know. >> aliens. >> reporter: the children poised, purposeful. this was not drudgery. it was joyful. to be honest, we were knocked out. >> i like the one that has the spikes on it and it has a flag on top of its roof. >> reporter: tens of thousands of children have been enriched by studio in a school. a response says founder agnes gunned to arts budget slashing that started decades ago. to be in the classroom today and see what you saw, what does it mean to you? >> well, i just enjoy it. i really love to see the kids, really, if i could visit every day i'd be a happy camper. >> reporter: you
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watching the walls. there's art everywhere, and it's good. >> a lot of the teachers oftentimes say to me, that you know, so and so may not -- isn't really flourishing academically but in the art studio they are really able to come to life. >> reporter: this process, learning the tools of self-expression, can serve as an anti-virus to the lock media has on kids. >> and in this day and age where we're prone to getting these instant gratification, by making art, by doing art, they have to learn to persist and they have to learn to not get instantly gratified but actually have to work hard. >> reporter: art should be taught every day at every school and the reasons it's not are not good enough. >> harry smith reporting. this week we highlight another life well lived. ralph stanley is one
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know offhand but whose work is all around you. borned and raised in big spratt greek, ohio. he was a big fan of appalachian music and blew gross and his mom bought him a banjo when he was 12 after his family left the family. he and his brother formed a band because in ralph words they didn't want to work in the mines. they were known as the stanley brothers and clinch mountain boys. he went on to play about bob dylan, emmy lou harris and george jones, just to name a few. jerry garcia called her the most perfect singer alive. ralph played at the inaugurations of presidents jimmy carter and bill clinton and received a national medal of arts from president george w. bush and his music got a second life 16 years ago when his 19451 song "i am a man of constant sorrow" was included on the hit soundtrack for the movie "oh, brother, where art thou?" ralph stanley, the very sound of bluegrass, died this week at the age of 89.
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we close this morning with predictions for the week ahead. it's the sin sex finale of "game of thrones" on cbs and we predict dumble dore will meet his bloody end and on wednesday pope ha travels to ottawa to meet with canadian prime minister justin trudeau and some members of the press will cover this important diplomatic meeting. and also on wednesday the 72nd birthday of academy award nominee and celebrity apprentice star william gary busey. we predict busey will celebrate again this year by going stroking through an on score non-teleadvised mixed double match at wimbledon which
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happy birthday, busey, we right now news 4 today, a man shot the to death overnight. what investigators are revealing about violence in the district. i don't know how i'm going to go through every day without seeing her again. >> a community demands answers in a triple murder while family and neighbors remember those lost. staying prepared. how first responders are training for emergencies to make sure you stay safe on metro. good morning. we're in for another sunny, warm and pretty perfect sunday i think. i'm molette green. >> and i'm meagan fitzgerald. it will be a sunglasses, shorts kind of day. maybe get outside with some park cuing. for the latest let's check in with tom kierein. good morning, tom.
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with tom kierein. good morning, tom. >> great day for the pool, as will. we'll have sun with low humidity and we'll take this in late june. right now the bright sun climbing high in a blue sky. just wispy high clouds. mild morning, low humidity, but turning more humid on monday. so for your exercise forecast, we'll be in the upper 70s over the next hour. then low 80s by noontime. by 1:00, mid-80s. mid and upper 80s for the rest of the afternoon with lots of sunshine. very light wind. low humidity stays with us throughout the rest of the day into early this evening. a look at our next chance for storms coming up in just a few minutes. we're following where break ne news, a man dead after a shooting this southeast d.c. just after midnight on wahler place. when police arrived, they found a man hurt and he was rushed to hospital but died. no word yet on a suspect.

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