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it is friday, march 2, 2012. welcome to studio 57 at the cbs broadcast center. i'm charlie rose. there is a new round of powerful storms that are threatening areas already devastated by tornadoes. we'll show you where the violent weather is headed. also, super tuesday is around the corner. we'll show you how the gop candidates are battling over the wimgs vote. i'm gayle king. what is that guy doing in a jeep on the runway at the philadelphia airport? john miller looks at the stunning security breach. when i see you at 8:00, steven van zandt is here to talk about his new show and his new tour with the boss. i'm erica hill. you'll meet a basketball mom honoring her son by giving schools the tools that might have saved his life.
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plus, a rock on a slow roll. all in the name of art. we'll show you this only in california story. but first, as we do every morning, we begin with today's eye-opener. your world in 90 seconds. i don't know, it will be bad, worse. >> the midwest app south brace for another battle with mother nature. >> a widespread tornado outbreak very, very possible. >> weather watches from missouri, arkansas, tennessee, mississippi, kentucky and illinois. >> as entire communities try to recover and rebuild from disaster. we'll get through it. we will. we'll get through it. iran holds pivotal elections as tensions ratchet up between tehran and the west. >> everybody is worried because we're -- >> syrian rebels fighting government troops in homs have pulled out of the air wra. >> regime forces are going door to door arresting any males in the houses there over the age of
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12. grieving students head back to classes for the first time at the ohio school where three of their classmates were fatally shot. >> i have never been more proud to live in chardon than today. >> what's going on on the right? >> i don't know. we're trying to keep that -- >> philadelphia airport, a man drove on to a runway as a plane was coming in. none of -- nobody is announced a war young lady. >> maryland is the latest state to legalize gay marriage. >> a popular beverly hills cupcake shop has come up with a 24-hour cupcake dispensing machine. >> all that. >> crossover is solid. >> justin bieber turned 18 years old today. he's now officially too old to listen to his own music >> did you shave your mustache? >> i shaved it today. >> keep shaving, it will grow faster. >> and all that matters. >> we're right in the middle of a show right now, tina. >> i get it. didn't mean to steal your
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>> on "cbs this morning." didn't mean to steal your >> on "cbs this morning." [ applause ] captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning." forecasters are predicting another round of violent storms today in the south and the midwest. it could bring even stronger tornadoes to the same region where 13 people were killed earlier this week. >> the most severe threat extends from louisiana all the way to ohio through tomorrow morning. elaine quijano is in kentucky this morning, which was hit by two tornadoes on wednesday. elaine, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, to you, erica and charlie. as you can see behind me, this neighborhood here took a direct hit earlier this week and residents have not even really had a chance to start cleaning up. well, now they are bracing for what could be another round of devastating storms. melissa clark and her family scrambled to salvage their
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belongings thursday while the skies were still clear. >> now there are storms rolling in again. >> i know. it's awful. we've worked all day to get as much as possible out. obviously, we don't have any roof whatsoever. >> a tornado tore through her home in kentucky wednesday sucking almost everything with it. the system was part of the same string of killer tornadoes that roared a kro the midwest and south. clark wasn't home at the time. but she's pregnant and this ordeal is taking its toll. >> we have a baby in eight weeks. so, you know, to not have a home to bring him home to, it's pretty stressful. >> today's storm is threatening to unleash even more devastation with potentially stronger twisters. at jennifer mayfield's house, there's not much left to destroy. >> there's not much more damage it can do to my house. if it levels it, it's probably less i pay for cleanup. she collected what she could thursday with help from her church friends. she feels blessed she lived
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through wednesday's storms. her pastor has faith they'll make it through the next round. >> the same god that we trusted will be the same one we trust through the next storm and the next storm and the next storm. >> now, forecasters are especially worried about what this round of storms will bring late tonight into early tomorrow morning. that is a big concern because experts say that nighttime tornadoes are more likely to be deadly than daytime ones. erica and charlie? >> elaine, thanks. we now turn to politics and the race to super tuesday. 11 states will be voting in just a few days. as always, it will be a crucial day in the presidential nominating race. >> one important question for the republican candidates, how do to get female voters on their side. political correspondent jan crawford is in cleveland in the very important state, of course, of ohio. jan, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, erica. we've really seen social issues move to the front burner in this campaign and rick santorum is capitalized on that to win
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several states. the question now for santorum is how does he walk that line? how does he continue to appeal and galvanize the base while still reaching out to independents and women voters. >> in michigan this week, santorum talked about women, specifically the three he said have been roll role models, his wife, daughter and his 93-year-old mother. a nurse he described as a pioneering working mom. >> she was a very unusual person at that time. she was a professional who actually made more money than her husband. i grew up with a very strong mom. >> it's all part of an effort to connect and win over women voters. as santorum surged in the polls with his conservative views, he could be facing a gender gap. in michigan, he lost among women voters by five points, which helped give romney the win. he isn't watering down his views. thursday he accused romney of being insincere on social issues
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like the controversial obama administration decision that would force religious organizations in institutions like catholic hospitals to provide employees birth control, even if it violates their religious believes. >> a lot will tell you what kind of presence you're going to be when you haven't been properly briefed by your consultants and you're asked what's really going on here. >> romney has stumbled on the issue in an interview wednesday when he seemed to indicate he opposed a senate bill that would have exempted religious employers from being forced to provide employees birth control. romney quickly corrected himself saying he misunderstood the reporter's question. >> i clearly want to have religious exemption from obama care. >> indeed on many social issues, romney's views aren't that different from santorum's. but santorum has taken a more forceful issues like abortion. saying those could -- in a cincinnati radio interview,
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santorum bristled that his views would hurt him. >> here's a question senator. >> let's stop right here. what i talked about was my personal beliefs. >> santorum is really seen his numbers rise when he talks about his blue collar roots and alliance himself with the working man and the working woman. of course frk the challenge now for him going forward is to continue doing that, to say what he means. which voters also like. while also reaching out to those women voters. >> jan, thank you very much. with us now is former hewlett-packard ceo and former senate candidate in california now former vice chair of the republican senatorial committee carla fiorina. >> good morning, charlie. >> what do republicans have to do to win the women's vote which they did not do in 2008? >> first i have to say that i object to the term woman's vote.
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because women are a huge andy verse population. mare the majority of the vote. we don't talk about the men's vote. >> right. >> secondly, i think it's -- women care about the economy, they care about their own jobs, they care about their children's future jobs, they care about -- every issue in the election with -- >> with respect, when people analyze polls, they break down men into all kinds of different categories and they break down women and they break down ethnic backgrounds and all that. you understand that. you've been a a politician. no one is saying they're single issue voters, but they want to understand how particular issues have impact. you are seeing, in terms of different candidates, different kinds of appeals to voters and you see romney. >> absolutely. to men and to women. >> right. what are the important issues you think in terms of the
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republican primary, whether they're economic or social that are making a difference in. >> well, i think economic issues make a difference to everyone, including to women. and i think, as you've just heard when rick santorum is talking about how to recover manufacturing, for example, he is landing with women. a lot of women care about social issues. whether they are pro choice or pro life. i think a lot of this actually is about tone. do candidates reach out to women and treat them and their views with respect. do they pigeonhole them or cubby hole them at single issue voters or do they view them as full participants in society. i think women care a lot about compassion. the goal here is to lift people out of poverty, as many as possible. i think it's a question of tone and i think it's a question of making sure that, to women as well as to men, candidates are
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talking about the whole range of issues that matter to a woman, to her family and to her community. >> we have a new poll from ohio suggesting that santorum winning 35-31 in ohio. where do you think the race is now between former senator santorum and former governor romney? >> if i knew that -- this race has been a roller coaster ride. one of the reasons is, honestly, is because the issues are very important. the issues are very important. so voters want to really understand who they're voting for. and so voters put their candidates, whether they're democrats or republicans, we happen to be talking about a republican presidential primary, voters put their candidates through their paces. and i think we're going to see that continue. >> there's fairly controversial sound from rush limbaugh, this may be nothing new. but as you talked about tone
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being important and how you're addressing women being important, i want to listen to this and get your reaction. >> what does it say about the college co-ed susan fluke who goes before a congressional committee and essentially says that she must be paid to have sex. what does that make her? it makes her a prostitute. we wants to be paid to have sex. >> there is now a call obviously for the comments to be repute yated. he was referring to this woman who was testifying about birth control, but as a health measure for women who mentioned a friend of hers. how does that reflect what the republicans are trying to get. >> that language is insulting in my opinion. it's incendiary and most of all, it's a distraction. it's a distraction from what are
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very real and important issues. you know, the senate had an important vote yesterday. there are some who are calling this a vote on a woman's right to choose and a woman's access to contraception. i think that's fundamentally backwards. this is a vote about protecting the conscience clause, which used to have broad bipartisan support. that's a hugely important issue in this country. so those kinds much comments are completely distracting. >> carly fiorina, thank you. >> thanks for being here. iran is holding parliamentary elections today. it is the first major vote since president mahmoud ahmadinejad was re-elected in 2009. that led to mass row tests and a government crackdown. elizabeth palmer is in tehran this morning where iranian leaders are calling for a large turnout. liz, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, the run-up to the election and in fact the election itself has been pretty subdued. that is because the process was
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strictly controlled. of about 5,000 candidates who wanted to run, 2,000 were disqualified at the outset. that certainly included anybody who would call for furious reforms or challenge the system. iran's supreme leader made a dramatic entrance this morning at his own personal polling station when he cast his ballot live on national tv. he was also sending a message. voting is a patriotic duty. the regime wants a big turnout today to legitimize its anti-western position and its refusal to back down on its nuclear program. there are more than 3,000 candidates running for parliament, but all of them are conservatives. the liberal opposition that blossomed so dramatically in 20 aught has been crushed. its activists are deep underground and its leaders are under house arrest. no matter who wins today's
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election, the hard liners will be in charge. this professor teaches politics at tehran university. >> iran's policy towards the united states would not be changed. iran's policy towards state of israel would not change. nothing will change. >> what is changing, though, is iran's response. the u.s. sanctions designed to pressure iran over its nuclear program are starting to hurt. the price of ground beef and tea is up by 50% since january and the price of eggs has more than doubled. because iranian currency lost nearly half his value again the u.s. dollar shall the cost of imported things like machinery or drugs is skyrocketing. >> are you worried? >> yes. of course. everybody is worried. >> a crisis that will only get worse as new, even tougher sanctions, targeting iran's oil revenue are due to take effect in june. as the hardship continues to
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grow, the regime is betting that suffering citizens are not going to blame their politicians but blame bullying by the united states and israel as they call it. liz palmer in tehran this morning. thank you. in ohio, the alleged gunman in monday's school shooting is officially charged with killing three other students. the students returned to class this morning as michelle miller report, the boys' basketball team was back in action last night. >> it was the first chance in four days to be kids again. >> i have never been so happy to be a part of chardon as a community. >> hundreds of students, parents and fans got to watch the chardon basketball team on the court and forget what happened in another court. >> thomas m. lane, iii was charged with three counts of aggravated murder. >> this game was supposed to have been played monday, that was the day police say lane
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opened fire in the high school cafeteria killing three stew tents and wounding two others. prosecutors have said publicly that t.j. lane chose his targets at random, but investigators tell cbs news that he knew his alleged victims well and that one of the key factors that may have led to the shooting is that the week before, lane's girlfriend had broken up with him and started dating one of the boys he allegedly killed. ohio court and police records reveal lane's home life was deeply troubled. his father, thomas n. lane served time in prison. his mother, did not at times live with children. >> never saw them playing or bee hafrg like children. >> this man lives across the street from where lane lived. the house has been empty since they moved away five years ago. the bedroom doors are padlocked on the outside. >> the house had been turned
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into something that looked like a jail cell. >> but that mattersed a little less thursday night as they took on their conference rival. madison high school. the hilltoppers move on to the second round of the state plyoffs to get another shot at hope instead of heartbreak. michelle miller, cbs news, euclid, ohio. time to show you some of the headlines from around the globe. the miami herald reports on a school prayer bill approved in the florida legislature. it would allow students to lead "inspirational messages at school events." governor rick scott plans to sign the bill. opponents plan to sue if he does. u.s. auto sales have hit a four-year high as we see in the detroit free press. industry analysts say rising gas prices are outweighed by positive signs for the economy. >> this warmer than usual winter is affecting the cherry blossoms. those trees will start blooming earlier than usual, around march
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22nd. by the way, this is the 100th anniversary year for those trees. and the new york times reporting the famous monkey house the bronx zoo has been lows closed for good. it opened 111 years ago. the animals will be moved to other parts of the zoo or other zoos in the city. the actual house will remain. it is an officia this national weather report sponsored by puffs. a nose in need deserves puffs
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ultrasoft and strong indeed. a wild chase on the tarmac raising serious security questions at the philadelphia airport and at other airports. we'll show you why pilots and police were understandably not so happy. plus, rocking and rolling in southern california. the amazing journey of a 340-ton piece of art. you are watching "cbs this morning."
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andrew breitbart is gone. >> i use the words dynamic, brilliant, fearless, altruistic, passionate, unconventional, trailblazer, patriot. lost friend. >> what a huge loss for our country and certainly for the conservative movement. >> presidential candidate rick santorum and others there reacting to the death of conservative blogger and
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we are leading again by the power of our moral example. that's what changes. >> [ inaudible ] >> change none of that. nobody has announce aid war young lady. but we appreciate your testimony. >> president obama heckled in new york state. he had a big fundraiser last night. welcome back to "cbs this morning." a 24-year-old man is facing criminal charges and psychiatric testing after a bizarre incident at philadelphia international airport. he broke through a fence and drove on to the runway yesterday. whit johnson reports that for a while, authorities thought it just might be a terrorist attack. >> we got a road vehicle driving around on the airport.
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>> with a black jeep cherokee flashing across the tarmac. >> what's going on on the right? >> i don't know. we're trying to check that out now. >> one flight had seconds to abort its landing. more than a dozen others drifted in a holding pattern as air traffic controllers at philadelphia international scrambled to communicate with pilots. >> we're stopping all airport movements at this time due to the situation on the field. >> i guess somebody is having fun. >> police say 24-year-old kenneth mazik was either drunk or high on drugs when he rammed his jeep through a chain-link gate. the ensuing chase at yesterday's busy hour of 11:00 shut down the airport for 30 minutes. >> just hold position. >> it's a black suv. >> in addition to dui and resisting arrest, mazik may face federal charges. it's an isolated incident with no link to terrorism.
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a decade after 9/11, it's raising questions about airport perimeter security. >> terrorists remain fik ated on aviation. aviation has to maintain the highest levels of security. it does highlight a potential vulnerability which is why it needs to be reviewed and request i cannily. >> someone with more sinister intentions may look to exploit. for "cbs this morning," whit johnson, washington. senior correspondent john miller is with us now. he's led anti-terrorism efforts at the fbi and the lapd. welcome. >> good to be here. >> good to see you. >> how often and how easy is it for this to happen? >> well, security breaches, there's 25,000 security breaches since 9/11. but that's with 5.3 billion passengers over ten years. the actual perimeter breaches where a car wanders on like what we saw yesterday are pretty rare. the problem is, there's not much
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of a way to stop them the way airports are configured. you look at philadelphia international airport like a lot of major airports has 40 unmanned access points around the perimeter. there are fences there and gates controlled by locks, key pads, touch pads, things like that. but as we saw yesterday, if you're going to drive a car through one of them, there's not much that can be done to stop it. that was demonstrated again. >> the interesting proposals, how to deal with the issue? >> the tsa has a $55 million program over five years for airport perimeter surveillance. but this is largely devices that show when a breach has happened as opposed to strengthening fences. i mean, right here at kennedy airport, we have a quarter mile stretch of the fence that's very vulnerable and a number of other holes. that's not uncommon. i'd like to take a look at a piece of individual crow tape out of dallas. this is august 19, 2010. this is a car chase. take a look at this. he's got three wheels, he drives
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straight through the fence and you know, in real life there is very few things happen the way they happen in the movies. if you shoot a car, it doesn't blow up. when it comes to driving through a fence, if you're taking an suv or a truck and drive through one of those gates, you're probably going to take it down. >> how much -- as you said, there's not a whole lot they can do despite the plan to look at things. how much of a concern, though, is something like this that it could be some sort of a terrorist attack? >> whenever it happens, that's always the first assumption, which is probably the right way to think. so far it hasn't been. the proposals that are out there are, do you man each one of those posts? if so, do you man it with an armed person. if a truck is going to hurdle through the fence. >> what's that guy going to do? he can't stop a truck. >> pretty much. most police departments and security agencies are barred from shooting at moving vehicles because it's inherently
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dangerous and it rarely works. what they'll look and philadelphia airport said they don't plan to make any changes. the overarching look will have to be what do we do to strengthen the gates in terms of reinforcing them. >> when you were head of anti-terrorism at the lapd, did you think about this as a threat? >> not only did i think about it, i devoted a day-long field trip to the airport where i had one of the officers from lapd bomb canine who knows the airport like the back of their hand drive me around the entire perimeter. it took half the day to do it and show me every access point. when you see how porus those places can be, trucks need access, the service providers, the maintenance people, the ship shippers. it can be surprising. >> i feel so safe now, john. >> well, it's a rare incident. >> i know. thank you. the costa allegra passengers are headed hom after a nightmare at sea. you'll hear from them and about
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how serious is this issue right now? it's a week old and mitt romney has taken two positions on it. >> rubio is being debated, i believe, later this week that deals with banning or allowing employers to ban providing female contraception. >> have you taken a position? >> i'm not for the bill. it's working fine. leave it alone. >> of course, i support the blunt amendment. talking about some state law that prevented people from getting contraception. so i talked about contraceptives. i really misunderstood the question. >> that is -- i got dear oxford english dictionary. i submit to you a new measure of time. the romney. it's defined as the three and a half hour window in which a grown man running for president can change his deeply held conviction to it opposite.
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came when the alarm rang out to abandon ship. they got separated and scrambled for a lifeboat. >> we all went to our stations and there was a point where we thought we would have to lower the boat. >> crews put out the fire within an hour, but the ship with a thousand people on board was stranded in an area known to be targeted by somali pirates. cabin temperatures soared to over 110 degrees. there was no electricity to power the kitchens. >> not having enough food, not being able to rest well at night. we had to -- the heat is unbearable. we had to spend most of the nights on the top deck of the ship. >> in the three days it took to be towed to port, passengers say hygiene conditions became deplorable. >> everything was off. no light, no air conditioning, nothing. no toilet. i mean, that was horrible. that situation. >> the vice president of costa said the company made an
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slow speed boulder-dash is actually all about art. >> southern california, home to many rock stars now has another, bigger than the rest. a two-story, 340-ton boulder. >> it's amazing how big that thing is and how they're getting it around. >> it came from this -- shrink wrapped in plastic and cradled in a specially built carrier is proceeding slowly to the los angeles county museum of art. it will be the centerpiece of a new work levitated mass. museum director says a rock this big needs a beautiful setting. the rock just as it is, will sit atop this concrete trench allowing visitors to walk under it. >> this is huge. >> huge is the right word. this is an artwork. it's a sculpture. >> pull the whole thing back. >> the artist, michael highser shies away from the public. but his art is bold. he built a city scape in the nevada desert that can be seen from space. >> what he really loves to do is
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make things of great scale that have a powerful feeling to them. and this is one of those things. >> but first, it must get to l.a. to avoid traffic, it travels at night. it's so big the truck is 3 hundred feet long, it moves about 5 miles an hour. >> this move is performance art. >> yes. that's the way we look at it. >> terry 'em ert owns the company moving the boulder. >> we have 22 cities we're going through and 40 different agencies to work with nightly. >> mark albrecht is project manager. >> people say, oh, it's a boulder. that's a piece of art. when you look at it, what do you see? >> a challenge. >> to avoid low overpass, it's traveling 105 miles through four counties, george kill ger came to see the rock roll by. >> do you consider this art? >> definitely. but the person or the company that, whoever purchased this thing, i think they must have too much money to spend on
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voice. we just learned that. 50 words and the results of that book was green eggs and ham. we turn to gayle king with a look at what's coming up in the next hour. hi charlie. hello, erica. wes leonard was a superstar athlete who collapsed and died after making the winning shot in a basketball game. erica spoke to his mother about what she's doing to make sure it doesn't happen to anyone else. he's about to head out on the wrecking ball tour with bruce springsteen and the rest of the e street band. can't wait. before he goes, steven van zandt is stopping by studio 57. we'll talk about the sopranos five years later, playing the role of a gangster again and what was supposed to happen at the grammys. >> it's not often somebody lying in a coffin wakes up. we'll make a long story short of that. >> fast thinking and slow thinking. we're talking to an author who says we have fast thinking. two plus two is what? slow thinking, 24 times 17. what's the answer to that?
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made many friends, jimmy. >> you have. >> as a matter of fact, we're doing a tv show together. >> who? >> i get the question. is he a good driver? i go, well, okay. >> i'm a great driver. and gayle is a great new best he's friend. she gets me. >> [ bleep ]. >> they let you on the road just because you drive a handicapped van. >> he's a lot of fun. >> no, gayle. you're a lot of fun. suck it kimmel. you go, gayle. >> you go, adam. we can't say some of the language they said. but thank you, jimmy kimmel.
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thank you. i thought that was very nice. it's 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this morning." i'm gayle king. i'm charlie rose with erica hill. a michigan high school basketball star made wes leonard made a game winning basket, then he collapsed and died. >> that tragedy made national headlines. it shook his tight knit hometown and turned his mother into an activist. she spent the last year on a mission to keep this from happening to anyone else. six miles from the shores of lake michigan, like the tiny town of fennville. a place you might never have heard of if not for wes leonard. >> wes had tons of energy, like when he walked in the room. i mean, everybody kind of gravitated towards him. >> how are you feeling? >> he has a smile and you just wanted to be with him. >> never stops jordan, kobe. i'll be all right. >> at 16, wes was already a
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local legend. having caught the eye of college recruiters for his skills on the court and on the field. on march 3, 2011, with the game in overtime and the fennville blackhawks just one basket away from a perfect season, wes hit the game winning shot. the team hoisted their hero on their shoulders. moments later, wes collapsed. in the chaotic moments that followed, his mother jocelyn yelled for a defibrillatodefibr. when it was found. the batteries expired. wes was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead of cardiac arrest. >> was there a time when you found yourself going through the what ifs? >> yeah. eve had a couple of doctors saying once they looked at the autopsy that it was a heart that could have been restarted. >> are you ever angry that this
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happened to you and to your family? >> angry? oh, i don't know. i get angry when i see people in stores and they call their kids stupid. that makes me angry. i think what a great parenting moment you're witnessing. i wish i had that moment. i get angry that we had a crowd of well over a thousand. we didn't do the right thing. i get angry about that. doesn't change anything. i just try to channel that into things i can change. >> these are just our awareness cards that we give. >> last spring, jocelyn created the wes leonard heart team. the goal, working automated external defib rayly tors in every school. >> michigan has them for the government in their offices and you have to have them in casinos. but no schools. so something happens you have to wait for the ambulance.
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and for every minute, it's a 10% less chance of restarting the heart. >> aed's require no medical training and can shock a heart back into rhythm. dramatically increasing chances of survival. to date, the wes leonard heart team placed them in 25 michigan schools. >> this woman, her daughter died 23 years ago. >> the leonards received countless messages of support and comfort since wes's death. >> this is the christmas card we got from them. a nice -- >> 13-year-old brady was reluctant to have surgery to fix his heart murmur until he learned about wes. >> then the part i think means the most, brady asked mom, why did they not fix wes' heart. i explained they were not aware of his condition and he started crying. he said mom, i want to have my heart fixed. so ever since then, she wrote brady is wes's number one fan
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without ever meeting him. >> as a way to say thank you, brady held a fundraiser at his school last week. >> you have a nice crowd. i walked in, i felt like i think wes could have attended hoor. i mean, there was so much love for him. it was supposed to be a bake sale or something and it's turned into a big group of goodness. >> goodness that raised more than $8,000 for the wes leonard heart team. in addition to the aed brady presented to jocelyn. >> i'm doing everything i can. on behalf of my son, my heart is breaking in half every time i talk about him. i miss him so much. >> wes' parents haven't missed a fennville game this season. their younger son mitchell now plays on the varsity team. >> we wouldn't miss him play. that's what they're for. it was a heart -- i never walked
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over that side of the court again. i don't know if i ever will. you know, we kind of thought about what it would be like this one year when they would be in school together. i think they would have really enjoyed it, you know, playing together. yet, wes is always with her. his number 35 close to her heart. >> what do you want wes's legacy to be? >> we want to make sure that other kids don't -- this doesn't happen to them. i think that's what he would want me to do. he wasn't a quitter. he'd say mom, go make this right. >> about 900 americans die every day from sudden cardiac arrest. there is a bill in the michigan state senate that would mandate aeds in every school. the problem, the lawmaker told me who put it out there, it's an unfunded mandate. the chaps of getting it passed are slim. thomas lake is a senior writer for sports illustrated. his article about wes leonard. if you have not read it, highly recommend you do.
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one of the things that came out in the article, you helped the leonard family learn this. what happened to mitchell? you got them that diagnosis about it being a condition with his heart, not virus. how had. >> well, i write a lot about people who have died and i try to find the autopsy report. if i can. here i took a look at it and sent it around to prominent cardiologists and one of them, dr. jeffrey tobin in cincinnati, said wait a second, this wasn't a virus. it was a rare genetic condition that causes heart to go from all to nothing like a collapsing bridge. which is why he was able to play so well all season and then it ended so quickly. >> i got to talk about his mom, guys. i know both of you spent time with mrs. leonard. i'm always touched by parents who can find a way to carry on after the death of a child to help someone else. what struck you about her, about the leonard family? >> just unbelievable courage.
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you wouldn't blame them if they had been a little angry about what happened because the aed didn't work. but for them, there was never a question of placing blame. it was always about how can we turn this into something positive? that's exactly what they've done. >> by all accounts, jocelyn leonard and wes' legacy and the kind of kid he was, she's really holding the community together in a lot of ways. some days she's more worried about other people than herself. >> totally true. it's sort of a continuation of what a great kid wes was and fls a story they tell about him in fennville. one day they were running sprints in gym class and wes finished first. and there was a girl who couldn't run very fast and she was out there by herself and wes actually went out there and ran the sprints again so she wouldn't have to run alone. >> nice kid. he was a great kid. >> i think so.
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reasons to make a long story short. says bruce springsteen got involved in the search for a missing student where his son goes to school at boston college. they have posted saying help find franco garcia who has not been seen in more than a week. cigarette warning labels appears on the huffington post. a judge blocked new regulations requiring large graphic images on cigarette packs to show the dangers of smoking saying they violate the free speech rights. a whispering coach. whispering. that's a job title of a new first class. the new coach will help passengers keep their voices down. no louder than three decibels, please. >> i think we should investigate and hak sure everybody is doing that. we're talking about a picture of whitney houston and her casket. the funeral director is speaking out saying she has nothing to do with leaking the photo but she
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does know who took that picture. she will not say who it is. >> want that person's name. our los angeles station, kcbs says l.a.'s famous cupcake place will soon have a vending machine in one of its shops so you can get your cupcake fix 24/7. that's a really good idea. a story from china about a grandmother who died, or they thought she did until she woke up in her casket. that's the long story short. erica, she was 93 and she fell and was knocked unconscious. she was out for six days. then all of a sudden she gets up and says hey, i'm sthill alive. could you make sure i'm totally gone before that happens? >> does that have to be my job? all right, gayle. since i love you.
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where do you watch television? >> we don't necessarily watch a lot of television. what happens in this house is we watch a lot of movies. >> that's a tv, isn't it? >> that's pretty amazing. >> so we screen whatever is in
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theaters here. it's great fun. >> that was rock superstar. he has a nice house, jon bon jovi. talking to you, charlie and lara logan on person to person. he hits a major milestone today, turning the big 5-0. >> a little surer these days but he and the band are still packing stadiums around the world. you can see how time flies when you see him out there having so much fun. >> shot through the heart and you're too vein ♪ you give love a bad name sthoets ♪ >> some big celebrity life. you could do worse than having a life that jon has for himself. jon was one of those kids with a dream who saw rock'n'roll as their way out of the working class life and who saw music as a way to articulate things they're thinking about and a
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life they wanted to have. >> she's a little runaway ♪ >> the first bon jovi i ever heard was runaway. you knew they were going to be huge. >> his appearance was potential. mtv was a big deal. >> everybody happy. we're back hosting mtv. i'm jon bon jovi. this is richie sambora. >> they looked good but also sounded good. >> tommy used to work on the docks ♪ >> really well-constructed and well-recorded songs. they can still get up today and sing living on a prayer. >> and then all of a sudden, you know, really seemingly out of nowhere nirvana shows up in 1991. ♪
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>> kurt coe baine kicked in the teeth the music industry as it was. >> the minute grunge started to come in, everybody it was like it's got to be grunge. >> this ain't a song for the broken-hearted. >> we didn't shake that bandwagon. >> ♪ >> what makes a bon jovi song is that it's true to who they are as people. they're loyal to where they came from. it's my life ♪ it's now or never ♪ >> it's my life, was the song in the late '90s that i think re-established or redefined bon jovi. survived, we're still here. >> no apology ♪ we will not back down ♪ >> when i was growing up,
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somebody 50 was like whoa, they're old. now you think of somebody who is 50 and look at bon jovi. he looks better than people i know who are 25. >> if he's 50, then 50 is the new 20. >> jon bon jovi is as driven today than he ever was. probably more so. there's so much more he wants to do. >> when you love what you do, i really think that adds years to your life. you know he loves to get on stage. >> it's my life ♪ [ applause ] love it. >> love to be a rock star, wouldn't you? >> you know that i would. you know i can't sing but i sew love it. i love what lara said if he's 50, 50 looks good. as we know, life starts at 50 i think. >> i do too. yes indeed. >> erica, you have a couple of years. look what you have to look forward to. >> i'm gaining so much wisdom. so thank you. >> you're welcome. >> pretty good life. mr. bon jovi has. >> not too shabby. >> not bad.
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go ahead. bounce in your chair. bounce in the bed. he is here. does it ever remind you of the sopranos? we hope so. that's our mobile 2 van with their own version of the sopranos open. welcome back to cbs this
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morning. i just love the music. we remember that steven van zandt played silvio on the sopranos. now he's playing, listen to this. another mobster in the netflix series lilyhammer. >> hey, hey. >> how long, boss? what's customary sm. >> that should do it. >> i'll pay. okay. i'll pay. >> you see, nothing clears a mind like an early morning swim. >> he's also back as little steven hitting the road with bruce springsteen and the rest of the e street band. welcome. >> thank you. you have got it going. >> are you as excited to be here as we are to have you here? the whole building was abuzz with you coming. >> totally excite being here with you two guys. >> can you imagine this acting
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thing would happen? >> no. you know, isn't it funny. i think the most productive events in my life i have nothing to do with. people just call and you say okay. i'll take an adventure. >> you get the role on the sopranos and david chase said you had no acting ability. you had so much presence, you were interesting and funny. you looked penetrating and suspicious. what is that look, steven? >> ready for anything. may i see your penetrating and suspicious look? >> i don't have it on me. >> originally, they were thinking of you for tony. is that true? >> yeah, yeah. there was talk about that. yeah. they -- are you crazy. the guy never acted before in his life. >> yeah. but here's what you say. we have a big spread on you guys. you said two weeks into the show, i'm walking down the street and three out of four people stop me talking about sopranos. 24 years as a rock'n'roll star, forget it. i'm like, wow, the tv thing,
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yeah. every cliche you've heard about television, i just witnessed it. >> it's true, though. it's true, right? 25 years, gone. it's all about sopranos. i look pretty different in the show. >> you do. >> still, they recognize. >> can we talk about the ending. the ending of the sopranos. i was one of the people standing with my mouth like this saying what kind of ending is that. how would you like it to end? all i could do was -- what did you like? >> everybody had the same reaction. like, jeez, that's a little strange. >> here's what you say to vanity fair. i had to go into a -- i heard from the whole country how upset they were. started asking people, okay, what's your ending? that's what you did. >> nobody has it. you want your family wiped out in. >> no. >> you want to see tony? >> no. i said to people, what happens at the end?
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i said, the director yelled cut and the actors went home. >> let's talk about music a little bit. >> let's. >> this is the first tour without clemons. >> yeah. you know, it's tough. tough without danny. all you can do is consider it a tribute to their work and carry on their work and do the best you can. it's never going to be the same. you don't replace people like that. but you have somebody doing their parts and those parts are now part of the composition of the show. it's important. the work will be carried on and, you know, it was that vibe that we took that vibe right into the grammys even before the whitney houston tragedy. >> there was going to be a tribute to clarence. >> we had that already with us.
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we just take that stuff and use it. you got to use it to make it more intense. make it work harder. just pick up that flag and keep carrying it, you know. >> what's it like to have been and continue to be part one of the great rock'n'roll bands of all-time? >> well, it's a wonderful relationship we have with our audience which i think is the best in the world. it's an audience, we have -- we decided early on, it's not going to be an nostalgia act. we're going to go out there every time. what's inspiring is that bruce, as a writer continuing to write vital, important stuff. >> almost -- exactly. we wait for him to tell us where we are at this moment. >> as actors, he's writing the script. every single tour is inspired and has the energy coming from his work. i mean, he just continues like it's his first album, his first tour. we try and keep up. >> but he always seems, though, charlie, to hit the right note
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at just the right time. to open the grammys with we take care of our own with all that was going on, really in the country and with whitney's death, you guys always seemed to figure out a way to knock it out o of the park. >> we're built for those moments, honestly. you know what i mean. he's a serious writer, we're a serious band and those serious moments, we do our thing. i think the whole show was elevated, though by that. instead of becoming somber, it became more intense. >> the thing that the band has always had for me beyond the brilliance of his lyrics, but also you and that coming together and clarence an everybody there, it was a sense that we are here for you. you the audience, what we care about. we'll stay here as long as you'll stay here. >> yeah. i think you hit it right there, charlie. honestly, it was the same feeling i had, you know, i remember the night that john lennon died and i was just -- i couldn't stop crying. it affected me much more than you would have expected. i said to bruce, are we going to
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cancel? he says, no, no. this is what we need to do. this is our job. people need us tonight. >> at this time more than ever. >> yeah. >> here you are, your acting career is continuing. where does little stevie come from? >> my mother called me that. >> but now your acting career continues, little stevie. you're playing, guess what, another mobster, giovanni hendrick son. did you say i don't want to do that again but this guy is fun. >> i was not expecting to play another mobster. but once in a while, gayle, you have to take an adventure and get away from the daily grind of being a rock star, you know what i mean. go somewhere where you're really pampered. >> something else to do. >> isn't it funny. >> it's funny. speaking of pampering, norway does not pamper. they're real do it yourself people. very tough people. said we have an idea for a show. gangster, witness protection,
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going for lilyhammer. i'm like, jeez, i wasn't planning on playing a gangster again unless marty scorsese calls. it was great. netflix picking it up for america. what a compliment that is. what an honor that is. these guys are terrific. really they're visionaries. >> this is not the kickoff of the of the tour but the tour really begins in part at the apollo theater next friday night. >> very, very -- >> money for a good cause. to do things that put you guys there at a legendary place. >> the legendary place. really all of our heroes, we're so into soul music growing up. really equal with rock'n'roll. soul music was there. all the old tv shows, you would see the beatles followed by margin gay and the rolling stones. >> influenced each other. >> yes, yes very much. >> charlie, gayle, erica, would you like to come next friday?
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surely you're going to -- >> i figured you were already going. >> i am going. >> charlie, you can't drag him to rock'n'roll stuff. >> of course you can. if i was not in brazil, i would be there. >> oh, sure, sure. likely story. >> steven van zandt. all episodes of lilyhammer are available now on netflix. >> thank you, stevie. how often do people say trust your gut on a big decision?
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that is perfect music to introduce our next guest. he says that there are two types of thinking, fast and slow. it's really important to know when to think slowly. >> daniel kahneman of princeton has been called one of the most influential psychologists in history.
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he's one of the only one to win the nobel prize. welcome. great to see you here. >> great pleasure. >> what do we mean by thinking fast and thinking slow? >> every one of us really recognizes that there are two different ways that thoughts come to mind. so if i say two plus two. >> four. >> if i say 17 times 24. >> 748. >> no. >> it's 408. charlie wait -- >> you rehearsed that. >> let me tell him. in the green room, charlie, i had the nerve to say 17 times 24 is 404. no. it's 408. i'm trying to tell you the right answer. >> the point is, some things we can go by instinct other things by -- >> we have to reason our way through and figure things out. we have to -- >> trust our gut? >> we have to trust our gut and act quickly. most of the time we cannot
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reflect. we act on habit and impulse. it's all fine because most of the time we do very well. occasionally, we follow our gut. we follow our intuition and we follow our faith. >> how do we know when to trust our gut and when to be careful? >> in routine situations, when you're in an environment you're comfortable with, encountering decisions you've made before, you usually can trust your gut and you'll be fine. when you are -- when the stakes are high and the situation is normal, you're not all right. in many cases, people have intuitions that they're convinced of although they're wrong. >> give us other examples of thinking fast and thinking slow. >> and is one better than the other, thinking fast and thinking slow? >> you know, if i tell you, what are you more afraid of, to die in a terrorist incident or afraid to die? most people are more afraid of
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dying in a terrorist incident than they're afraid of dying. people who pay more for insurance against dying in a terrorist incident than against dying. this is silly. because your chances of dying, if you travel abroad are higher than chances of dying in a terrorist incident. but we go by fear. we answer the wrong question when we estimate, you know, how much we would pay for insurance. this is going with type 1. when we see a person and we make a snap judgment about them, do i trust this person, don't i, in many cases this is system wide. in many cases this is right. in some cases, there are people who can fake being sincere. they can fake that and they will trap other people into believing them although they shouldn't. >> malcolm gladway wrote a book called "blink."
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was he right about what he said? >> he was right about what he said, because he doesn't believe that intuition is magic. but i think of many of his readers read it wrongly. they read it as if blink or the intuitive thinking has a magic to it. is bound to be right. he has examples in his book where intuition does not work. very few people remember those examples. they remember the example intuition doesn't -- >> you say that president bush was by instinct, he was a guy who reacted by instinct and his gut. >> but he was a fast thinker, you said. >> i mean, he took pride in being a fast thinker. he took pride in acting on his gut. >> and president obama he said is a slow thinker. >> well, you know, again, it's not necessarily that he thinks more slowly than president bush. he makes decisions -- >> it has nothing to do with his intelligence. >> right. he makes decisions more deliberately.
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he clearly thinks more, he looks at both sides. which by the way, in terms of impression it makes on the public is not an advantage. the public, i think, likes decision makers who makes decisions very quickly. >> we also would like them to be right. >> yes. >> we like them to be right. between really before we know whether they're right or wrong, we want them to be made quickly and confidently. >> but you can also make a mistake with slow decisions. you can look at things and ponder them and look at all the evidence and still come to the wrong conclusion. >> of course. the world is a complicated place. we don't know what to do. >> the slow thinking might mean that you can think slowly and badly. there's no guarantee when you think slowly, think well. >> "moneyball," michael lewis wrote a profile of you for vanity fair after "moneyball" or before? >> long after. he o wrote a profile of what i
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said thinking under certainty. he made fun of me. >> do you have grandchildren? >> i do. >> you look like the most amazing grandfather. >> i will have them look at this. >> thank you very much. daniel kahneman. we'll be right back. stay with us. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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we saw this thing earlier. tomorrow on "cbs this morning," saturday, james brown and rebecca jarvis will talk with reese witherspoon about issues she cares about most and lin-sanity and jeremy lin and the advice he's been given. that's saturday, right? >> this is saturday.
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this is jeremy lin's chaplain from harvard about the advice he gave him while there. >> let me talk about this thing i saw at the top of the 8:00 hour. >> jimmy kimmel. >> listen, i had no idea that they were doing it. no idea. when i came in this morning, they said jimmy kimmel did a spoof. i thought it was amusing. did you in. >> i did. >> when did they do it? >> they took old clips from when oprah and i were on the road show and took that interview and put it in with adam. >> congratulations. >> always nice to have a shoutout. >> nice shoutout. that does it for us here. we'll look back at the past week and show you the names of the people who brought thu wonderful broadcast. we hope you have a great weekend. see you monday. we just had a shooting at our school. >> fire another one that hit my friend. >> his name is thomas lane. >> for a parent to talk to their kids about it. >> he chose victims at random. this is not about bullying. >> three of the students are
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died. >> picking out a ks ket for your son. i don't want to do it. >> didn't win by a lot but won by enough. >> charlie sheen barely winning a primary in a hooters. >> they know who we are now. >> comfortable with the direction that both the campaigns are headed. >> we could have a -- >> usually the primaries come to a conclusion. thus far, they haven't. >> how is that mitt romney hasn't crushed this guy already? >> how many cadillacs his wife had. rick santorum deciding to run against john kennedy. >> police say at least nine people have been killed in the car bomb. >> we're not going to fix afghanistan. you have to live your own miserable life. >> the political system loves the extremes. it doesn't so much show a lot of love for the moderates. >> assassinating president putin. >> the situation is calm, the captain is in control of the boat. >> the system it wreaking havoc
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as it continues to make it way across the country. >> you can imagine what it was like. >> the oscar goes to the artist. >> jean dujardin. >> i love you. >> for the last four hours. >> good evening. >> wrapping up. i'm sorry. i'm freaking out. >> kind of sinking in. but we had a lot of problems. >> emma elizabeth deaf row montgomery. >> why don't we sit on the chair. >> you can try it on. >> no. >> would you like to try it on? >> are you as excited to be here as we are to have you here in the building was abuzz. >> totally excited to be here. >> do you need water, charlie? >> no. thanks very much for looking after me. >> hey hey we're the monkees. >> daydream believer. >> my homecoming queen. oh, what can it mean ♪ do a daydream believer ♪
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