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captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations >> cowan: good morning. charles osgood did off today i'm lee cowan and this is "sunday morning." this coming friday the people of japan will mark the fifth anniversary of the tsunami that killed thousands along its coastline.
seismologists are warning that it's just a matter of time before something similar happens here on our west coast. but they're not talking about the area around california's san andreas fault. instead they're looking at the pacific northwest as don dahler will report in our cover tori. a 9.0 earthquake and tsunami devastated eastern japan in 2011. and scientists say it's a question of when, not if, it happens here in the pacific northwest. >> this would be like five or six katrinas all at once up and down from california to canada. morning." a really big one. how do you go from a high school student who doubted her looks to a grammy-winning pop star almost overnight?
tracy smith does the honors. >> meghan trainor always knew she had the talent to be a big pop star. she just never thought it would happen. did you get told no a lot? >> yeah. even by myself. >> why? >> because i just -- i didn't think looked like it. >> she was wrong. later on "sunday morning" all about that superstar, meghan trainor. >> cowan: holly hunter is on oscar winning actress with a long list of distinctive performances to her name. she'll sit down with jane pauley. >> holly hunter doesn't play a role, she reveals it. >> that's very powerful for me as an actor to just own it. >> ahead on "sunday morning". we'll meet the inspiration for
>> because today -- and find out what is coming up next. hint, men in capes. >> cowan: shakes is a story from bill geist all about a collecting compulsion that even has the reporter himself in its spell. >> this is the kind of device -- i started collecting souvenir salt and pepper shakers decades ago. >> these are my favorite. world's largest ball of twine. >> thinking america would become this sophisticated for such knick-knacks. boy, was i wrong. >> i would guess around 55,000. >> extreme salt and pepper collecting later on "sunday morning." >> cowan: rita braver looks at a show of jackson pollack paint innings dallas.
in hot springs national park. steve hartman visits a cattle ranch that's gone vegan and faith sailly warns that selfies can be hazardous to your health. first, the headlines the 6th of march, 2016. donald trump and ted cruz are both winners in the latest republican presidential nominating contests. trump won yesterday's louisiana primary as well as the kentucky caucuses. cruz won caucuses in kansas and maine. as for the democrats,h won louisiana's primary but bernie sanders took democratic presidential caucus in kansas and in nebraska. today, republicans have a primary in puerto rico. democrats caucus in maine. in washington, ted cruz was also the winner in yesterday's cpac straw poll capturing 40% of
cpac is annual gathering of conservatives. the coast guard is searching for a texas man who fell from a royal caribbean cruise ship. he fell from the 10th deck of the navigate for of the seas off the coast of key largo, florida, early yesterday. scientists have discover had appears to be a new species of octopus, deep in the pacific ocean near the hawaiian islands. the small light-colored creature has a ghost like appearance which has prompted some to call it casper. 84-year-old rupert murdoch and former supermodel jerry hall yesterday celebrated their marriage in london. he is owner of 21st century fox, the american-boesch hall is mick jagger's former partner. not quite enough snow but thousands of people turned out for yesterday's starting ceremony for alaska's annual iditerod dog race. today. now today's weather, a parade of
the west. soaking rain, strong winds and snow in the sierras and the cascades. isolated thunderstorms are expected from wisconsin to texas. but the east should be mild and sunny. in the week ahead, though, still wet in the west. the northeast will warm up a bit. and just in case you're wondering, just two weeks until spring. ahead -- >> this is the christmas room. >> cowan: please pass the salt. but first -- >> would you say we're prepared. >> we're not completely unprepared. but we're pretty darn close.
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a tsunami similar to the one that devastated japan five years ago this week wreak the same kind of havoc along our northern pacific coast? unfortunately the experts say, it's just a matter of time. our sunday morning cover story is reported by don dahler. >> in march 2011, the world watched in awe and horror as a colossal tsunami ravage the
the result of a 9.0 magnitude earthquake. entire cities were washed away. millions stranded without power or water. 15,000 died. it was an otherworldly event, thousands of miles away. thank goodness many of us thought, it couldn't happen here. but it could happen here. in fact scientists say it's a question of when, not if, a devastating earthquake, followed by a huge tsunami, strikes the continental united states right here in the pacific northwest. >> this would be like five or six katrinas all at once up and down from california to canada would be the closest thing i can
>> it may sound like a hollywood disaster movie. but it's not. this is the future for the region's seven million people, says chris goldfinger of paleoseismologist at oregon state university. in fact his research shows much of the region is overdue for a major quake. the last one was back in 1700, long before there were large cities right in harm's way. >> if it happens any time soon area. >> goldfinger estimates there's a one in three chance the quake will strike some time in the next 50 years. >> would you say that we're prepared for something like this? >> we're not completely unprepared. but we're pretty darn close. on a scale of one to ten we're
>> this is ground zero, the 700 mile long area off the pacific coast called the cascadia subduction zone, where the north american tectonic plate meets another plate known as the juan de fuca. >> image here is literally sliding under the lighter image. they're converging but still stuck. what happens is the weaker plate which is new york america buckles. something is going to give, the coastline that's been jacked up over 500 years or so is going to drop about a meter in a minute or so. >> and that's just the earthquake. next, as we saw in japan, comes the tsunami, with waves as high as 50 feet roaring on shore reaching miles inland. it's a threat the government says it's taking seriously. but is fema ready for the big
>> i would never say we are ready. >> ken murphy is the administrator for fema region ten. >> these represents the roads that can be affected by the earthquake or be the tsunami. >> the agency has spent years preparing the federal response. fema's best case scenario, 10,000 dead. and that's assuming no beach tourists, which would lead to their worst case scenario simply too verifying to contemplate. >> depending on when it happens. we're talking numbers that this nation i'm not sure is really prepared to deal with. >> potentially the greatest natural disaster this country has ever experienced? >> i would say it has the potential for that. this is an event you send everything to and scale back down if you don't need it. >> the quake could displace a million people from northern california to southern canada.
and vancouver will crumble. in coastal towns, roads and bridges will likely be impassable, stranding whole communities. the region's economy could collapse. rebuilding might take years, even decades. and few places are more at risk than this one, it's seaside oregon's school complex. 1500 students in four aging buildings. superintendent doug dougherty. >> structural engineers tell us that a vast majority of building will collapse in a seismic event. >> three of seaside's four schools are also in the tsunami zone. in fact agents high school is just feet away from the pacific ocean. >> the students and staff if they are able to evacuate -- >> earthquake! >> have between 15 and 20
1.3 miles, that's one of those other pieces that keeps me awake at night. >> 100 miles to the north in westport, washington, acosta elementary is another school with seemingly no way out. it builds its own way out straight up. a new school building currently under construction offers safe and high ground right on its roof. it's the country's first vertical evacuation structure with walls 44 feet high and 14 inches thick. >> run as fast as you can, get up into the tsunami safe area. >> superintendent paula akerland says voters approved an additional $2 million for the emergency structure. >> the community, you know, they were looking at the safety of not just their children now, but
this is not an affluent community. it was a huge commitment. >> other evacuation plans and seismic upgrades are taking place. but not nearly fast enough, say the experts. back at aside, oregon, three years ago, the school district did try moving all its students to a new campus. but when they found out it would take an 18% property tax increase, the voters rejected the measure by a margin of almost two to one. were you surprised? >> oh, i was not only surprised but heartbroken. >> it was just very, very expensive to foot the bill entirely. i hope people don't understand the implications of their
basically be writing off an entire school district's student population. >> with no money from the state or the federal government, doug dougherty says he's planning to retire and work for another ballot campaign for a new campus. as for oregon state's chris goldfinger, he continues to warn about a disaster that science says, is just a mat are of time. >> this is going to scare a lot of people. >> well, i don't think that's a bad thing. if you are really well prepared prepared and the infrastructure hardened, that can be the end of it. nothing you can do about that. >> got to give children.
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>> cowan: that was the day a bomb accidentally exploded in a 19th century greenwich village townhouse, a building once owned by stockbroker chairs merrill, lynch. the bomb was being assembled by members of the weather underground, a radical left-wing group that took its name from the bob lilian hire rick, you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows. three members of the group were killed out right two. others, kathy boudin and cathy wilkerson whose fare owned the house. >> the young woman who escaped the townhouse during the explosions. >> cowan: in the confusion that followed actor dustin hoffman was spotted retrieving valuables from his apartment in the townhouse next door. after years on the run, kathy wilkerson voluntarily
she would serve less than a year in prison. >> among the four suspects of the catherine boudin. >> kathy boudin was arrested for her role in 1981 brinks truck dead. she was paroled in 2003 and was later, not without controversy, appointed adjunct professor at columbia university in 2013. as for the greenwich village townhouse, a new owner rebuilt it in the late 1970s in an eye-catching and distinctly non-19th century style. it changed hands in late 201 for reported $9.25 million.
one period of his career has tended to be overlooked, an omission that rita braver is about to correct. >> jackson pollock's complex and colorful, multi-layered canvases took the international art world by storm beginning in the plate 1960s. >> there was painting before jackson pollock and there's painting after jackson pollack. >> the curator of a new pollock exhibit at the dallas museum of art. how many pieces are in this? >> over 70 works by jackson pollock in the exhibition. >> there are some of the paintings for which pollock is best known. >> there's this sodium orange, this glistening orange line. >> but the exhibit focuses mostly on a series done in 1951, when jackson pollock painted only in black. some levels you might say it
>> it's doodley because he's still thinking it through. can i make paintings exclusively using black on raw cotton substrate that can maintain the tightness and excitement of my classic painting. this is the moment that the penny drops. >> but the events surrounding that moment comprise a tale of triumph and tragedy. paul jackson pollock was born in 1912 in cody, wyoming. one of five sons. the family bounced around the living. still poll look's mother art. >> he took art classes those were the only classes he really seemed to be very good at. >> helen harrison, who runs the pollock home and study center near easthampton, long island, says that at age 18, pollock
with american muralist thomas hart benton, whose influence can be seen in poll look's early work. gradually, however, pollock became fascinated with ab traction. his work drew the attention of gallery owners. as dramatized in the 2000 biopic starring ed harris, jackson pollock had a serious drinking problem. >> no! >> so in 1946, his wife, lee krasner herself an accomplished painter, convinced him to move here. >> there was incentive to get him away from the drinking buddies but to give him the space and the mental space that he needed to really develop himself, and he did. >> it was here as this rare
developed the style that really made him famous, dripping and pouring paint directly on to canvas. >> i usually paint on the floor. i enjoy working on a large canvas. having the canvas on the floor i feel nearer, more a part of the painting. >> although the work was puzzling to some, as this norman rockwell painting playfully illustrates, by 1949, "life" magazine was asking if jackson pollock was america's greatest painter. >> as a matter of fact most of the people who wrote their letters to the editor over 500 of them in response said snacks no" but those who did like it were crazy about it. >> some did call him jack the dripper. this was pollock's studio from
>> his studio is still splattered with his paint. plus a few footprints. just the sales of pollock's works were taking off he started to work in black with recognizable images peeking through. it seems like you can see a head, an ear, arms, what's going on? >> it is part of the transition of the black paintings that pollock starts to resuscitate or bring back to life some of the figuration that had previously dominated. >> did anybody rush out and buy them? >> no. sadly not. >> no? >> people were confused, why would someone who has just developed a new language of painting go off on a tangent, but it was pollock distilling and purifying everything he had learned. >> pollock would return to
but by the mid 1950s he was drinking again and cheating on his wife. in 1956, he crashed his car while driving drunk. his mistress who was riding with him survived. jackson pollock and a second passenger did not. he was just 44. the man who at most made a few thousand dollars for a painting never lived to see his works go for millions or to fulfill his artist pick promise. >> should jackson have lived, i think we would have seen some of the great bodies and periods of work that we -- you get with matisse and picasso singular periods that they did in mid career and it fills me with pain to know that we never got to see that from jackson pollock. >> cowan: still to come, meghan trainor's timeless
>> cowan: introducing meghan trainor, whose hit snook all about that bass" has become an an then of self acceptance for countless numbers of young women. back stage. >> how are you feeling? do you do anything before you -- >> nope. i just pretend i'm not nervous and i fake it until i make it. >> four years ago, meghan trainor was just another face in the crowd here at cape cod's nauset regional high school. now she's a reason to cancel class. >> what do you say we get up on our feet give rousing cheer to the great meghan trainor to the stage. [ cheering and applause ].
had the kind of success that artists twice her age can only dream. in less than two years she's gone from virtual unknown to full-fledged pop star with a series of catchy, retro--sounding radio friendly tunes that, for the most part, she wrote and produced herself. when she first met her in january, she was hold up in an l.a. studio wrapping up her second album and feeling the heat. are you a perfectionist? >> yeah. last time because i didn't know that the whole world would listen to it. but now knowing that everyone is waiting for this album and excited, i'm kind of like, let's go back, make sure it's perfect before i have to live with it
>> this song her latest single "no" debuted last week. not bad for a young woman who never thought she was pretty enough to be a pop star. meghan elizabeth trainor's road to the top started here on nantucket island. a middle child growing up in music-loving family. when did you first see that meghan had musical talent? >> wow, start with the big questions. >> i would say around seven years old. they always wanted to put on a show. that's what the family was all about. we knew that she loved music right from the start. >> she also loved to sing in public. gary trainor played the organ at the united methodist church. on sunday morning 3/4eghan would
see her now. with dad's encouragement, young meghan started writing her own songs and never really stopped. >> by the time you were in high songs? >> over 200. >> over 200? as a teenager? >> but she says her dream of pop stardom fizzled whenever she looked in the mirror. growing up in your tween years, what were those like? >> why? >> i didn't believe it. every day i wore sweat shirts and sweat pants to cover up my body because i was so incure and it would be summer. i'd go on vacation i'd be in tran dade and tobago, wearing sweat shirts that said "nantucket." i would think when i'm 5 i'll figure out how to do the diet
and then i'll try to be really pretty and be the artist and get dance lessons. but for now i'll just do this. >> it changes your posture ander. >> i would sauce sit hunch, i'd always go forward because i thought that made me look better. it didn't. >> in high school her insecurities sometimes showed. tom faris was her music teacher. >> she wand to be a pop star but she didn't have the right body image and she just kind of bemoaned the fact that it might never happen. maybe i'll just end up being a songwriter for other artists. >> sure enough she managed to get a publishing deal and wrote songs for groups like rascal flats. but then she tried something more personal cowrote song that was celebration of full-figured females. "all about that bass." she started shopping the song around, in january 2014 she played it for epic records.
moment on a cell phone. within minutes after he hard her play, epic chairman l.a. reid signed her. suddenly the shy songwriter was an artist on stage and making her very first music video. >> i was scared. every time they said "cut" i would bend over and be, oh, god. >> the first thing at 7:00 a.m. i was dancing, which i've never done. does it look cool? i remember i rehearsed in sneakers they put me in heels i was like -- this is a lot harder in heels. i don't know if she would do this. it rocketed to number one, earned two grammy nominations
airwaves. >> did you mean to bash skinny people? >> i was just writing for myself. >> for millions it was word of encouragement. do you think about how that song resonates with some little girl who was like you sitting in a saggy sweatshirt? >> yeah. i get messages all the time. i hated myself. i didn't want to go to school. i was so uncomfortable. and now i love myself. and i was in really dark place until your song came out. i was like, whoa, man, we got to do more of these songs. >> you want to answer some questions? >> these days, just about everything in meghan trainor's world has changed. >> i was thinking we could go to prom together.
>> all about that bass is still her biggest single but she's no one-hit wonder. last some she was grammy nominee for best new artist. dad went along as her date. >> and the grammy goes to -- meghan trainor! [ cheering and applause ] >> he whispered something to you. >> yes. when they said meghan trainor, hugged him. i went to go up. he whispered in my ear, while crying, you made it. and i lost everything. i broke apart. i was like, oh, no. i'm never going to make it up these stairs. i don't know if i can do this. >> i'm a mess. sorry. i have to thank l.a. reid for looking at me like an artist and my mom and dad. >> truss is, there's a lesson in meghan trainor's story. the best way to conquer self
and to work your bass offer. how proud are you of this young woman? >> i mean, i'm sure everybody knows as well as we remind ourselves all the time how wonderful it really is. >> cowan: ahead -- felt better after they drank it. >> cowan: some like it hot. ple when they actually did start saving. this gap between when we should start saving and when we actually do is one of the reasons why too many of us aren't prepared for retirement. just start as early as you can. it's going to pay off in the future. if we all start saving a little more today, we'll all be better prepared tomorrow. prudential.
>> cowan: how often do you consider your salt and pepper shakers? clearly these are no great shakes. but the ones our bill geist observed at a recent shaker show, there are such things, most definitely are. >> salt and pepper! >> rarely do you see some unbridalled enthusiasm for salt and pepper shakers. unless you're at the annual novelty salt and pepper shaker collectors convention. >> this is the continental divide. >> i brought a sampling of my own humbling collection, numbering about 50, to the most recent gathering. >> let's get the party started
>> this one in virginia hotel where clearly i was out of my league. how many do you have? >> i have at least 5,000. >> dorothy porter has 5,000 sets. >> it sounds abnormal to remember people. >> they think you're nuts. >> they know me. i have never been called normal. but then that's boring. >> you're from long island? >> can't you tell? >> this is the canadian delegation. >> we like them because they don't take up a lot of room. they're pretty much everywhere so it's hard to tell. they're not expensive. >> how many do you have displayed in your home? >> 14,900 and counting. >> at the annual gathering they
favorite salt and pepper. admire salt and pepper diarmas but mostly here to buy more. hotel rooms upstairs are stocked and open for business. karen weaver and sylvia have wide variety to fit everyone as pocketbook. if i come in here with five bucks i can find something? >> that's why we have the $5. >> what would be the top of the line a hundred? >> the german sets. >> the two women have coauthored a book about, what else, salt and pepper shakers. this year will be the fourth to england. >> at age 89, sylvia is still out there collecting. but she has to be a bit more particular these days. >> i have around ten. i had to give some up because i moved to a retirement community. i don't have the -- >> you called down to 10,000?
>> karen on the other hand has not scaled down. >> this is the christmas room. we have all the snowmen, santa. >> her home in ohio looks like the metropolitan museum of salt and pepper shakers. >> this is our character room. tv characters. and i have the jettisons in the center this is my very favorite. >> how many has she crammed in sneer. >> i would guess around 55,000. >> 55,000 pairs. shaker shock and a worke. >> this is the naughty section. the monkeys, dogs, cats, mice. >> luckily karen married a builder, greg, who has enlarged their house and is building cabinets as fast as he can. >> i thought once we ran out of room in a certain area maybe she would slow down herself. but that didn't happen. it just kept growing and growing and growing.
>> cowan: it happened this past week. the loss of three masters of three very different crafts. tennis commentator and writer bud collins died friday at his home in brookline, massachusetts. known for his colorful wardrobe and his colorful opinions, bud collins was the sports beloved television presence for nearly 50 years.
>> his series including time here at cbs. of all his insights into the game, his bittiest was perhaps his best. either the ball goes over the net, he once wrote, or it doesn't. but collins was 86. actor george kennedy died last sunday in boise, idaho. he won an as car for best supporting for for his role as prison inmate in the 1967 film "cool hand luke" in which he first bested fellow prisoner paul newman in a boxing match. and then looked on as new man bluffed his way to victory in a card game. >> good luck today. >> not always a tough guy george kennedy showed a more comic side in later years with roles in the "naked gun" movies. >> any other victims.
now. >> george kennedy was 91. author pat conroy died on fry die. despite that disclaimer to our bill geist back in 1949, conroy's success was no accident. born in georgia and with high school years spent in south carolina, conroy mined his unhappy childhood for series of novels, several of which were made into films. in "the great santin" he drew on his life with an abusive military father, portrayed in the 1979 movie by robert duvall. >> who the hell asked you anything. >> who turned basketball game with his son played by michael o'keefe into a war of words. >> my favorite daughter, i swear my sweets little girl. this little girl just whipped your ass, colonel.
way of realizing the ambition he laid out for cbs back in 1988. >> i could figure out the south, what the glorious about it, pick out the south, what is hideous about it. if i could get it down, if i could get it right, i would tell the story of the entire human race. >> pat conroy was 70. >> cowan: still to come, cattle call. and later, actress holly hunter
knighton on the trail think morning that trail leads him to arkansas. >> in the city of hot springs, arkansas, you can't miss the water. it's ever where. bubbling out of the fountains, steaming up the sidewalks and on tap at 103 degrees in the center of town. but you just might miss the national park. >> i have had people stop me on the sidewalk out front, where's the national park? how do i get to the national park? well, you're here. >> hot springs is the smallest of our 59 national parks and visitor center is located in the middle of a busy street. they're. >> they're expecting the yellowstone experience where you drive through the little shack and the ranger leans out and don't get run over by a bear. that doesn't happen here. >> ranger tom hill is the curator at hot springs.
yellowstone will our first national park, president andrew jackson protected this area as a land reservation. not for its beauty but for what was underneath the land. >> they realized that there was something therapeutic about the geothermal spring water that was coming out of the ground in hot springs. they felt better after they drank it. after they bathed in it. >> hot springs became a destination for bathing, known all across the world. and while there was certainly some pampering, most visitors were coming with a prescription. >> most people are coming here as their last resort not because it was a resort. they were coming here because their doctors had tried everything else and it didn't work for whatever the ailment was, whether it was arthritis or whatever. >> a regiment of hot springs baths was used to treat trevor polio to syphilis. treatments were coupled with
eventually electrotherapy. by the 1920s, notables from al capone to rudolph valentino were all heading to hot principle to take the watersful r. baseball teams came for some literal spring training. in is the 46 the town was serving up one million baths a year. but by the 1960s, spot transcription had cooled down. >> the first bath house to close this was one. building. the most expensive to operate. >> scientific advancement meant that a hot bath was no longer the preferred way to treat disease. one by one the houses closed down. all except the buckstaff which is the only bath house who never shut its doors. patrons can still experience a series of baths, treatments and whatever this thing is.
sure, the water probably doesn't have any magical healing properties. but according to coner michael branch, it can still work wonders. >> nowadays most people use it for stress relief. most people don't realize how much stress they have in their lives until they slow down. >> and old bath house specializes in different kind ever stress relief. >> moving to hot spins, why is nobody drewing with the pot spring water. it seemed so cool. >> applied to the park service as a brewery. bengal dark ale. >> only brewery in the nationalz when you brew beer the first thing do you is heat up water. we have water that's 90% of the way heated. we need to heat it a little bit more. >> rose leases the old bath
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>> cowan: when a texas cattleman transforms his ranch into a dietary green acres, steve hartman just had to go take a look. >> all cattlemen face challenges beyond their control. but not long ago on this ranch south of houston, tommy sonnen face add problem of his own. >> every marriage has its issues. it's not always easy. >> i was as unprepared for it as anybody. enough. shortly after they got married six years ago, renee just started hanging out with the livestock. tommy warned her -- >> renee, don't name those cows. >> but she didn't listen.
>> then she started singing to them, too. >> and before long, this rancher's wife had turned into a rancher's worst nightmare. a vegan. who couldn't stomach so much as living on a cattle ranch any more. >> just get out of the business and our marriage was going to be over. >> it wasn't working. and i said, i'm going to sell the whole herd. she goes, well, if you're going to sell the whole herd anyway just sell them to me. >> he looks at me like you have lost it. you are crazy. >> clearly there was some truth to that. but what tommy didn't know that was renee had been secretly posting a blog called "vegan journal of a rancher's wife." she attracted thousands of followers. and through those contacts renee was able to raise $30,000, enough for a hostile take over.
to be bought out by his wife. >> is this not emasculating in any way? >> no. >> i'm asking him. >> yeah. i didn't appreciate it. it was growing pains. >> and here's where this story gets good. of a city his wife raised the money, tommy did something rare for a rancher, or any man for that matter. he put aside his ego and reconsidered a core belief. he stopped eating meat, liked how it felt, now works for his wife at the rowdy girl vegan farm animal sanctuary, as best we can tell, the only cattle ranch conversion in the country. >> now that he's changed for you, how would you like to changer? >> i can't think of a thing. >> aww.
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>> give me that baby. but on camera she packs a powerful punch. whether playing a screen-steal ing secretary. or a detective battling inner demons. >> what i didn't tell them was my name or that i was a cop. or that you left a beer bottle at my house. even very ordinary people upon closer examination can often look extraordinary and i've played a lot of every day kind of people. normally might not have a lens trained on them. >> holly hunter digs deep into her characters, consider "the piano commitment won her an oscar in the role of 19th century woman who was mute.
was lot of communication with your hands. >> right. >> she says -- you made up that language. i hired somebody who was a sign language interpreter. >> how did you speak? >> then we kind of created one that would look good, with my hands, something that i felt comfortable with that would be creative. >> but when holly hunter does speak, there's no mistaking that distinctive accent. it comes straight from conyers, georgia, where she grew up youngest of seven kids. >> i was, you know, born and raised on a farm where. boys had chores and girls did not. drive tractors, bale hay. >> you were free to be in the drama club. >> and make things up. >> and makes things up. >> yeah.
school, to theater in new york. six years after her film debut, the break out role. >> you get me a toddler. >> the coen brother's "raising arizona" in 1987. and later that same year an actress became a star. >> stand by. >> in "broadcast news" opposite roll bert brooks and william hurt. >> "broadcast news" was, i don't know if i can do this. i'm not sure i can do this. >> hunter brought that self doubt to the part of a young tv news producer swinging wildly between under and overconfidence. >> being nice to always believe you know better. to always think you're the smartest person in the room.
cbs news producer, susan zirinsky. >> we sat right off the newsroom. >> holding your arm. >> from the cast. >> they're still friends. >> today zirinsky is senior executive producer of "48 hours." 29 years ago she was a driven young producer in the cbs washington bureau. hunter studied her for weeks. >> i was tailing her. >> she took notes. >> i took copious notes because, you know, it's a daunting thing to have to, one, be smarter than bill hurt. >> if i can pick your brain. >> i can't help you, sorry, i'm not here to teach media reporting. >> and two,, you know, pretent to do something that you don't do.
or i'll fry your fat ass, goodbye! >> i have no idea she was this good. >> the comradery that susan had with her the physical relationship that susan had with something that i really wanted to capture in the movie. >> i like to do research. it gives me a sense of ownership. that's s. >> that's very powerful for me as an actor to just own it and so i have to go through a series of steps to own it. >> you can relate. >> totally. >> this is who she is. you don't learn that. that's just who she is. i mean, it's in your d.n.a. >> but it's kind of in your dna, too. >> yes, obsessive cull sieve is an attractive quality to me.
>> reunited in the cbs newsroom, zirinsky and hunter attracted some attention. >> so nice that you talk to someone who doesn't have an accent. >> it was first of four oscar nominations. but as hard as holly hunter works, she's also fine not working. >> i can very much enjoy taking a year off. where as some people would feel tripled by that. i can feel enlarged by it. >> and also like to work nonstop maybe for a year and a half then take a year off. >> ten years ago at 47 she became the mother of twins. after playing a super mom in "the incredibles." >> be strong. >> holly hunter is the voice of elastigirt. >> run as fast as you can.
>> i often don't watch those movies. >> i do. >> do you? >> yeah. >> you watch these super hero movies. >> anything that gets me to the theater a bucket of popcorn in front of me. >> we act by the consent of the governed, sir. >> may seem ironic, an actress not so into super hero movies her latest role is small part in a big one. "batman versus superman." >> could be the biggest audience you will ever have. >> yeah. it's wild to be in a movie that you've, you know, possibly, majority of people that i pass per block in new york city will have seen that movie. that's something that never happens to me. >> and holly hunter has three more films lined up to be released.
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people, selfies do. mumbai has outlawed selfies after 19 deaths in india. pamplona officials have banned them during the annual running of the bulls. and new york just became the first to ixnay tiger selfies, for obvious reasons. while gals take more self lease than guys, 75% of selfie victims are men. these untimely deaths are sad and i feel sorry for those left behind. but really, death by selfie is a low-hanging fruit of a metaphor. because selfies are killing our experiences. we're obsessed with proving that we had experiences rather than appreciating them as they occur. we cannot admire a breathtaking mountain without inserting ourselves into the scenery. it's not enough to see the mona lisa we have to photo bomb her. you know what's made the mona lisa so compelling through the
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>> cowan: here's a look at the week ahead on our "sunday morning" calendar. monday is arts advocacy day, kicking off a with-day campaign to increase public support and funding for the arts. on tuesday, the u.n. and dozens of nations officially observe international women's day, aimed at achieving gender parity by 200. wednesday marks the ninth anniversary of the dismeans of former fbi agent robert levinson, last seen on the iranian island of kish the the fbi is offering $15 million reward for information leading to his return. on thursday recently elected canadian prime minister justin trudeau and his wife, sophie, arrive at the white house for an official visit. friday sees the unveiling of the second class of honorees at the internation natural mustache hall of fame in pittsburgh.
included former cbs news anchor walter cronkite. and on saturday the city of lowell, massachusetts, celebrates the 94th birthday of its favorite son, jack kerouac, the author of the novel "on the roadism. now to john dickerson in washington for look what's ahead on "face the nation." good morning, john. >> dickerson: good morning, lee. we'll have the front unrunner and then system, hillary clinton and drum then ted cruz big count. >> cowan: thanks. reminder with our website you can find out more about our stories here on sunday morning by following us on social media on facebook, twitter and instagram and far those who like to sleep in, well, consider setting your dvr to watch "sunday morning" on sunday afternoon or any other time you please. and next week here on "sunday
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>> dickerson: today we'll talk to the front runners, donald trump, hillary clinton and ted cruz. interviews you'll only see on "face the nation." yesterday ted cruz was the delegate winner take can maine and kansas. donald trump took louisiana and kentucky. is it down to with-man race? >> i would love to take on ted one on one. that would be so much fun. >> dickerson: fun for donald trump but not so much fun for the republican party. who some say is in the process of shattering. we'll talk with trump and cruz, plus we'll hear from the chairman of the republican party, reince priebus. and with hillary clinton's wins this week she's turning her attention to donald trump.