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. good morning. september 19, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning" saturday. breaking news overnight, an arrest is made in the string of freeway shootings that terrorized phoenix. plus, in the air and on his way, the pope doeeparts for his historic trip to cuba. and a camera captures a hiker's escape from the flood. and johnny depp's new film about whitey bulger is getting rave
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reviews so why is everyone involved in the case upset about the portrayal? but we begin with look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> authorities arrested a suspect who they think is responsible for four shootings on the i-10. >> new developments in the freeway attacks in arizona. >> 21-year-old leslie merritt, jr., is arrested in a walmart store in glendale. >> over the last two weeks, arizonians have been terrified. are there others out there? are there copycats it's possible. we'll continue to investigate. donald trump under fire for failing to correct a supporter who said that president obama is a muslim. >> if someone says they're a christian we accept that. and a wrong way freeway driver has died after being shot. deputies were fwiollong the home invasion suspect. and tornadoes wiped out homes in kansas city. it moved on to illinois where winds caused damage.
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pope francis is scheduled to arrive in cuba beforedi heaong t the united states where he'll visit washington, new york and philadelphia. so nice. fireball on wheels. the owner of the rv had to scramble to get out with his life. all that, right center. a play in right -- >> all that matters. >> drawing crowds of 10,000 people to hear your campaign. how are you doing in south carolina? >> we're working on it. >> on "cbs this mog"rnin saturday. astronaut scott kelly is halfway through his year long assignment aboard the international space station. >> scott will see 11,000 sunrises and sunsets. he said it's like following a single girl on instagram. [ laughter ] onnen en
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instagram. and welcome to thekend and welcome to the weekend, everyone. we have a great show this morning including the first in depth u.s. tv interview with david gilmore. we talk to the former member of pink floyd end and the start of the new u.s. tour and the album he wrote with husband wife. plus george carlin left his personal life out of his act. kelly carlin has written a book and has a one woman show about their life together. she'll join at the table. she's been known for being the chef at one of the best vegetarian restaurants in america. she's also the leader in the no tipping revolution. amanda cohen will join us. he won an oscar for "the once" but for two decades irish singer/songwriter glenn hansard
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has been performing. he'll person for us. a suspect has been arrested in the freeway shootings in the phoenix area. the arrest can put an end to weeks of terror for commuters along interstate 10. marlie hall has details. good morning. >> reporter: domestic terror is exactly what the director of public safety called the string of 11 shootings and though police say they have the man who started it all, they still aren't sure if he is the only suspect. 21-year-old leslie alan merritt merritt jr. was led into the police station last night. he was tracked to the walmart where s.w.a.t. teams moved in. he reportedly did not resist. >> tonight we have made an arrest in the i-10 shootings that occurred on august 29, that day and on the morning of august 31, 2015. the subject is in custody because the weapon that he owned
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is foe wren sickly linked to the crimes. >> reporter: he is charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm and it was announced in a simple tweet, we got him. his father was not convinced, however. >> whoever reported this and claimed my son is the freeway shooter is a moron. have a good evening. >> reporter: merritt's facebook page shows a video of the suspect firing a rifle with the young boy at his side. the page also contains a series of pro gun and anti-government posts. merritt's mother in law -- >> that's the not leslie. he has a big heart. he would not do this. especially when he's -- he's working hard to support his two kids. this is his son. he goes to work and he does everything that he's supposed to be doing. >> reporter: but the arrest may not be the last. police say they are only sure he's responsible for the first four of the 11 shootings.
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>> are there others out there, are there copycats, that's possible. >> reporter: there has not been a confirmed shooting in the case since september 10th. the car believed to be the suspect's was towed away from the scene of last night's arrest. it had bumper stickers that read, criminal control, not gun control. >> thank you. also breaking overnight, extreme weather hit from kansas to illinois. a tornado was captured on friday near payola, kansas, southwest of kansas city. a lot of debris was blown tone into the air. tornadoes caused severe ma dage in florida south of kansas city, kansas. at a campground and in the chicago area streets were flooded after heavy rain last night. some drivers were stranded in lake forest and other places.
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pope francis' historic journey to cuba is now underway. it's the initial stop on a tour that will include his first visit to this country. francis left rome for havana and among other things he will meet with president raul castro. president obama spoke with castro on friday about progress in normalizing relations between cuba and the u.s. that the pope helped to advance. >> then the pope will fly to washington on tuesday for a meeting with president obama and an appearance before a joint meeting of congress. he arrives in new york on thursday and wraps up his visit in philadelphia next weekend. allen pizzey is traveling with the pope and filed this report from rome. >> reporter: the flight aboard the plane shepherd one kicks off a trip that is complex, an understatement of the first order. pope francis will fly for 29 hours over a distance of 11.5,000 miles not counting helicopter commuter hops. he will make 26 speeches, four of them in english. the welcome at the first stop
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havana is expected to be more than warm. not least because he's hailed for the key role for the new cuba/u.s. relationship. the official government newspaper has informed readers that the pope will leave the island after the irrefutable demonstration of the unity, solidarity and commitment with humanity. francis will likely meet former cuban leader fidel castro as did two papal visitors. havana's main square is being prepared for a huge outdoor mass during which francis will personally give first communion to five children. a sign of growing religious freedom in a country still communist. in what may be a sign in which the church feels kit go slowly the 68-hour visit will not include his usual encounter with poor people or prisoners. the u.s. leg of the trip will. and vatican officials said that
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francis will meet privately with victims of sexual abuse by priest. concern for the poor criticism of what francis sees as the excessive greed of capitalism and pointed references to climate change is good bets. he is known for ad-libbing and he speaks from his heart. so pity those doing simultaneous translation from spanish to english and vice versa. as for what else might happen as the papal spokesman warned those of us in the traveling press pool with this pope nothing can be excluded. for "cbs this morning" saturday allen pizzey rome. donald trump's silence continues this morning in the wake of his latest controversy. the front-runner can seld an appearance -- can seld an appearance at a forum in south carolina last night. it's about something he did not say in an answer to the question about the president's heritage and religion at a rally in new hampshire. we have more. >> reporter: well good morning to you.
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no one seems to be buying the trump's campaign story that the room was too noisy and trump had a hard time hearing the questions. and now nearly two days later we are still waiting to hear directly from the generally outspoken gop front-runner. >> okay. this man, i like this guy. >> reporter: donald trump's moment of silence during this exchange. >> we have a problem in this country it's called muslims. we know our current president is one. you know he's not even an american. >> we need this question. >> reporter: it spoke more than volumes to his opponents on both sides who heard enough to launch and fuel a firestorm of criticism. >> i think it really shows that he doesn't have the character and doesn't really have the gravitas to be president. >> he should have repudiated that kind of rhetoric, that level of hatefulness in a questioner in the audience. >> barack obama is an american,
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by the way, and a christian. >> reporter: trump did not correct the controversial questions made during a packed town hall meeting. his opponent dr. ben carson says he would have. suggesting trump made a mistake but stopping short of attacking him. >> certainly one must always analyze the questions carefully. that's something that has to come to them, because sometimes you go into answering mode without thinking about jie. on friday night trump was scheduled to speak with a conservative thing tank the heritage foundation but he cancelled, citing a need to close a significant business transaction. his campaign released a statement instead saying the media wants to make this issue about obama. the bigger issue is that obama is waging a war against christians in this country. christians need support in this country. their religious liberty is at stake. some of trump's gop opponents brushed off up's lack of response.
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notably texas senator ted cruz who said americans are not interested in a food fight between the candidates. we have to see how trump defends himself. he is scheduled to give a speech in iowa tonight. anthony? tomorrow morning on ""face the nation"" john dickerson's guests will include democrat and former secretary of state hillary clinton and republican senator rand paul of kentucky. congress is fighting over the future of funding for planned parenthood. the battle could shut down the government. but the fight has also turned violent. cbs news has learned that law enforcement authorities are seeing an uptick in attacks on reproductive health care facilities. last week a planned parenthood in pullman, washington was burned down in an apparent arson attack. congress has 12 days to pass a spending bill or force another federal government shutdown. but republicans in the house are blocking the measure, because they want to cut funding for planned parenthood which provides women's health services
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including abortions. nancy cordes has more on that. >> those are lungs? >> reporter: friday's vote was a reaction to the undercover videos. they show planned parenthood doctors discussing the harvesting of fetal tissue from abortions for research. pennsylvania republican mike kelly -- >> this is about a horrific act that is repulsive and repugnant. it has no place in america and america's taxpayers refuse to pay for -- >> the gentleman's time has expired expired. >> wake up. >> reporter: but cutting it off for a year was largely a symbolic gesture because the republicans don't have the vote in the senate. jan cha cow city. >> planned parenthood does not sell body parts for profit. that is a fact. >> reporter: still a group of conservative lawmakers is
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threatening mutiny against house speaker john boehner if he doesn't take the fight further. and use the threat of a government shutdown to force democrats to cut off funding. >> we need to stop -- >> reporter: a strategy endorsed by several republican presidential candidates. including ted cruz and carly fiorina. >> i dare hillary clinton, barack obama to watch these tapes. watch a fully formed fetus on the table. its heart beating. its legs kicking. while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain. >> reporter: the videos don't show that, and some republicans are openly warning that the last time the party tried to use this strategy to cut off obamacare funding it was unsuccessful. and led to a 17-day shutdown for which they got most of the blame. i'm nancy cordes on capitol hill. tens of thousands of syrians, iraqis and others
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fleeing war and poverty at home are stranded. hoping to reach safe haven, but brocked in the south and the east. the ever changing focus of the desperate migration is in the balkans. we have more. >> reporter: good morning. well even when the refugees do finally move on it hasn't been easy. the latest wave of refugees is on the move. but slowly and not all of them. it's unsure how far they'll get. somewhere around 1,500 migrants crossed from hungary into austria. hungary doesn't want them, they want to keep moving many toward germany. but they represent a fraction of the refugees currently in hungary, not to mention those still back in croatia and serbia. that's the dilemma. everybody wants to get rid of them. but nobody wants to take them. at this crossing from croatia into hungary, the croatians have
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been trying to move on the 17,000 they say have come into their territory latter part of this past week. along the croatian border with slovenia, another route to the west a standoff is underway. the slovenians don't want them either. and even beyond these bottlenecks the future is uncertain. austria says it reserve the right to send people back and even germany the most welcoming so far is trying to slow the flow down. any lurch forward is good news to the refugees. whose fits and starts trek has been going on for weeks. mahmoud's family of 17 are from damascus. >> we are really -- we're so happy. maybe -- maybe the entire two weeks, maybe finished now. >> reporter: you have been walking two weeks? >> yes. we have children and we have kids. >> reporter: it's like a game is being played here called pass
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the refugee. all of the countries of southeastern europe have been reluctantly accepting migrants and trying to move them on as quickly as they can. that's no deal on where they'll end up and no sign that the flow will stop. >> mark phillips in croatia on the border with hungary, thanks. concern is deepening in washington over russia sending heavy weapons into syria. there are fears the russians might encounter u.s. warplanes operating against the isis terror army. chip reid has more. >> reporter: the satellite photos of the base taken last few days show the transport aircraft, tanks and armored personnel carriers. some u.s. intelligence analysts believe the weapons could be used to attack rebel forces threatening the regime of bashar al assad. russia's long time ally but an enemy of the u.s. russian military intervention in
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syria would be a game changer one said creating the potential for run-ins was warplanes that are conducting air strikes against isis in syria. in an effort to avoid potential conflict between the u.s. and russia, secretary of defense ash carter spoke by phone with the russian defense official. the pentagon called it a constructive conversation and in london secretary of state john kerry addressed the escalating u.s./russian tensions. >> i think everybody is seized by the urgency. we have been all along. but the migration levels, the continued destruction, the danger of potential augmentation by any unilateral moves really puts a high premium on diplomacy at this moment. >> reporter: earlier this month, russian president vladimir putin said intervention in syria is quote, not yet on our agenda. some u.s. officials fear that given the latest developments, his plans might have changed. for "cbs this morning," chip
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reid, the pentagon. time to show you some of this morning's headlines. the "boston globe" reports two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a 2-year-old girl. her body was found washed up in a bag on a boston beach this summer. the suffolk county district attorney identified the child as bella bond. her mother and boyfriend were charged with the murder. the d.a. declined to comment on a motive for the killing. >> such a heart breaking case, remember, because they showed it in the image. they say that actually was the biggest gift because it was like 50 million people. could never hit that many doors, they were able to help and call in clues. the "wall street journal" quotes sources close to joe biden saying he's leaning closer to announcing a presidential run. one aide said, quote, my sense this is happening unless they change their minds. biden would like to qualify for on october 13th. "the new york times" says the environmental protection
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agency has ordered volkswagen to recall half a million cars built between 2009 and this year for putting software to defeat environmental standards. all the recalled vehicles have four cylinder diesel engines and they include the jetta, beetle and gulf. the 2014 and '15 pass sat. vw and audi face billions of dollars in fines. some rumors if you take off the pollution controls some of the cars could increase their performance. that might have been the impetus behind it. "the washington post" reports that president obama is nominating eric fanning as secretary of the army. he would become the first openly gay leader of a military service branch in u.s. history. he's been part of national security planning at the pentagon for the past 20 years where his assignments have ranged from ship building to fighter jet products. the senate must confirm fanning's nomination. and "rolling stone" magazine reports the who is pressing
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pause on the rest of their north american tour that's because front man roger daltrey has been diagnosed with viral meningitis and ordered to rest. pete townsend assured the fans of the postponed dates will be re rescheduled for the spring. daltrey said i'll need a considerable time to recover. >> so a long good biis delayed. >> it's 21 after the hour. here's a look at your weather for the weekend. coming up seven hikers were killed in this week's flash flood in utah's zion national park. we have video from one who narrowly escaped? and later david letterman's
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sometimes shooting video on your smart phone can be dangerous. in pennsylvania a man sitting in his car was taking pictures of a recreational vehicle on fire. huge clouds of smoke rising into the air. >> you can see there it began to roll down the hill right at him. he barely escaped the flames by moving his car across the street. a woman in the car was rescued from the flames earlier. >> looks like special effects. >> when we first saw i didn't understand what was happen. just because it is a little crooked. but can you imagine? top story this hour. the flash flood that killed 12 in a national park in utah.
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another hiker who just managed to escape the chaos shot video as he ran for his life. and ben tracie has it. >> need to go down. it is going to flood. >> reporter: as torrential rain poured down on zion national park hikers desperately tried to get down the mountain. jordan burnbaum shot this video earlier this week. as he and his girlfriend ran for their lives. >> all we were thinking was survival. >> how quickly did the weather change? >> the whole thing must have happened in about 60 seconds. the wind hits me in the face. must have been at least 50 miles per hour. >> holy [ bleep ]. so dangerous. >> and hail size of marbles, coming down right on us. >> there is no way. look at this hail. >> he was lucky. the same flash flood killed seven hikers right before they began repelling into a narrow
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canyon. family said exploring the canyon canyons was his passion. and also killed a sheriff's deputy from california. when he was taking this video jordan burnbaum said he knew the storm would be deadly. >> we saw how many people were in the park that day. and we were like some people are going to be in some really big trouble. >> it's oic okay baby. >> for "cbs this morning saturday." coming up democratic candidate bernie sanders hit the late show with stephen colbert on cbs last night. his reaction to the latest campaign controversy ahead. here's a look at the weather for your weekend.
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snup next medical news in our morning rounds includingñ. the effectiveness of antibacterial soap. does it really do a better job than regular soap? >> and hot coffee before bed may disrupt your natural body clock. you are watching "cbs this morning saturday."
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time for "morning rounds" with cbs chief dr. john lepuc and dr. holly phillips. hard to believe but it is time for flu shots again. 40 million doses have been shipped as the cdc tries to get ahead. >> already thinking about the
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flu. >> wipes you out. you become a worn out dish rag. >> she came to this clinic in arlington for people 65 and older. those vacuated ed those vaccinated here received a special vaccine four times stronger than the regular one. last year the vaccination rate was only 47%. new research suggests vaccinating younger adults in a community helps reduce the rate of flu in the elderly. dr. cathleen nuzel is a vaccine researcher. >> protecting others should be as good a reason to get the vaccine as protecting yourself. >> last year the vaccine was only 53% effective because the
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virus had already mutated. this years is matched better. >> in a typical year it is actually 56% effective. even if you do get the flu after getting immunized the case that you get is likely to be less severe. so it could still be important. >> next up this morning, aspirin's double dose of potentially life saving help. it is being recommended to prevent cardiovascular disease and a form of cancer. they believe the benefits for daily aspirin use outweigh the risks. really big news. >> really is. for years we've known about the cardiovascular benefits of the aspirin in people who've already had a heart attack or stroke. kit lower risk of having another one.
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the big was but what about everyone else if you haven't had a heart attack or stroke should you take a daily aspirin. everyone was confused frankly within the med cad community the patients themselves. the task force decided to put out clear guidelines about who would most benefit from daily aspirin therapy both for cardiovascular disease and this time they broadened it out to include colon cancer prevention. so those groups are adults who are between the ages of 50 and 59 years old who are thought to have a 10% or more risk of having a heart attack or a heart disease in the next ten years, who don't have bleeding problems and who have at least a ten year life expectancy. that is the group who would benefit most according to this task force by taking aspirin every day. >> but you have to self identify that 10%. how do you know if you are in it? >> well your doctor can do that. there are online tools. the american college of the cooling and the americancardiology.
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and it will calculate that risk for you. the problem is there is no similar tool for the risk of bleeding which is on the other side of that. risk versus benefit. >> how do doctors calculate the risk then? >> john really just brought up the important point. we know there are great benefits for daley aspirin therapy. but there are also significant risks. it can increase the risks with bleeding. and blood clots. so there is actually no one size fits all for who should be taking aspirin. you really have to look at your doctor. look at your risk of bleeding and balance that with your risk of having a heart attack stroke or colon cancer. >> and nearly 40% of americans over age 50 take an aspirin and say it is for their heart. if you have one of these
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internal symptoms we've been talking about how do you even know? >> aspirin can cause ulceration you know, in your stomach. or duodenum but really anywhere in the intestinal tract. so you may have symptoms like burning, nausea, that suggest that you are getting an ulcer. but you may not have it. the first symptom may be something like bleeding. how do you know you are bleeding? very often you can see read red from below. and these are the kind of clues that people should be looking out for. and then of course if you have bleeding in the head change in mental status. stroke symptom, weakness. bottom line, if you are taking aspirin and have any kind of new symptom, talk to your doctor about it. >> don't ignore. well a new study looks at the effectiveness of the common
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ingredient in antibacterial soap. what is the ingredient. >> tricyclin. and one of the things when you go to the stores now. they are lined with antibacterial. so researchers really wanted to focus on soap. they wanted to compare antibacterial with just regular soap. just to see which one was more effective. what they did was used both types of soap and exposed bacteria, 20 different types to the soap. they did witit the test tubes and with people washing their hands. what they found is after 20 seconds there was no difference in how many bacteria were killed between the antibacterial soap and the regular soap. it actually took nine hours. the bacteria had to be spp exposed to the antibacterial soap for nine hours for it to show any benefit. the bottom line is who washes
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hands for nine hours. you what wash them for 20 seconds. >> generally about eight and a half hours. >> i get tired at eight. >> we should know a proposed fda rules calls for makers to show their products. and the fda plans to issue a final rule by september 15 next year. antibacterial soaps are still allowed on the market at this time. finally you might be enjoying aenjoy ing a cup of coffee this morning. but you may want to skip it at night a new study so suggests. caffeine a few hours before bedtime seems to disrupt the body's internal clock. and this could cause daylight sluggishness like jet lag. i'm not shocked. >> decalf decalf. decalf. >> it is not just the circadian rhythm. we know it jazzes you up. >> i find even mid afternoon
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sometimes. >> 2:00 p.m. >> yeah. it lingers. >> that is the rule. thanks so much. up next johnny depp's new movie is "black mass" act the vicious boston mobster whitey bulger. but not everyone is thrilled with his portrayal. we'll take look at history versus hollywood. you are watching "cbs this morning saturday." here's a little healthy advice. take care of what makes you, you. right down to your skin. aveeno® daily moisturizing lotion with 5 vital nutrients for healthier looking skin in just one day. aveeno®. naturally beautiful results® there's only one egg that gives you better taste and better nutrition in so many varieties. classic. cage free. and organic. only eggland's best. better taste.
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you said this is a family thing and you gave it up to me. boom. don't look to john because he's not going to help you. >> i was just saying. >> you were just saying? just saying gets people sent to allenwood. just saying could get you buried real quick. >> that was a scene from black mass, which just opened around the country.
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i stars johnny depp as the infamous james whitey bulger. in 1995 he went into hiding and went caught until 2011. now he's serving two life sentences in federal prison. >> the new movie is getting raves for performances but some victims families and even whitey bulger himself are not happy about the movie. tj english has a new book about bulger titled where the where the bodies were buried: whitey bulger and the world that made him." good morning. >> good morning. >> you saw this film last night. what did you think. >> two things. you can analyze it as entertainment or as some accurate depiction of the bulger story. i think as entertainment it is a good story. people will find it compelling and interesting. as the picture of the bulger story i think it skims the surface. the bulger story is a very complicated story.
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maybe too complicated for a two hour movie. and i found the movie to be rather superficial in that regard. >> what what was the biggest detail you think it misses? >> the biggest detail about bulger is that corrupt relationship he had with the fbi and the criminal justice system. was a series of relationships that were in existence in the new england jurisdiction before whitey bulger even came on the scene. that this was a tradition of law men interacting with gangsters to make criminal cases and that bulger actually inherited this rather than created it himself. and so to me the historical context of the bulger story is essential to understand it. >> just how powerful a crime boss was he? >> he was a very powerful crime boss. he had a few edges in the under world that most people don't have. number one he had a brother who was the president of the massachusetts state senate
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maybe the most powerful politician in the state. and he had this unique connection to john connolly and the fbi and the criminal justice system. the fact they enabled him, covered for him, protected him really gave his tremendous power in the underworld. >> it's been reported that bulger himself doesn't want to see this. he didn't want to write with johnny depp. he didn't want to talk to him. no interest. so how did he prepare. >> i understand that he watched surveillance photo. he listened to some audio tape they do have of bulger. he may have talked to people who know bulger. but i think he took liberties. he creates his own interpretation of who this guy was. and as i said the performance is one of the best things about the moie. >> the film attempts to show bulger's human side as well. and this is one of the things i think the family objects to as
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well. in some ways makes him too sympathetic family say. >> they say that he had a child and the child died at a very young age early in bulge ears life. the facts are true but what i understand bulger spent very little time with that child. and the key scene where he's at the dinner with the child never happened. so that is a device. a screen writer's device to humanize the character. >> i know you never had a chance to actually meet whitey bulger but now that you have seen the movie and what you know about him, do you think he would be happy i with it. >> bulger? >> yes. >> he would never be happy with anyone else's depiction or interpretation of him. this is a guy who was very careful about cultivating his image in the neighborhood and in the public domain. and he would have problems with anyone else taking control of that. he was a control freak. he would want to be the one who controls that. >> i know you told us he had one
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of your books at -- >> he did. he was a reader. he spent some time in prison early in his life and e developed a reading habit. and he loved to read true crime book, organized crime books. particularly ones which he was featured. i wrote a book called paddy whacks history of the irish mob. >> the book is in stores right now. coming up a speedboat flips in pre race qualifying in san diego. see what happens. i you are watching "cbs this morning saturday." discover card hey! so i'm looking at my bill and my fico credit score's on here. yeah! we give you your fico credit score. for free! awesomesauce! the only person i know that says that is... lisa? julie? we've already given more than 175 million free fico credit scores to our cardmembers. apply today at
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bay race a hydroboat was going 170 miles per hour when it flipped over during a qfyualiing session on friday. the driver was able to climb out of the boat. he was taken to the hospital as a precaution. he's expected to be okay. unbelievable. but they say every portion of that boat was damaged. $300,000 boat. and in this sport there's no insurance. >> why would there be? how do you insure against that? all right. what's david letterman up to after retiring from the lathe"the late show" show"? you may be surprised. stick around you are watching "cbs this morning saturday."
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welcome to "cbs this morning saturday." i'm anthony mason. coming up this half hour we build a secret of dadevid letterman's plan. >> and then to new england for a "cbs this morning saturday" exclusive. the first in-depth interview with rock legend david gilmour. >> and you want to travel this fall and you love football? we've got the guide to the best football towns in america, including the things that make them special off the gridiron. >> first an update to our breaking news overnight. an arrest has been made in
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connection with the seemingly random shootings along interstate 10 in phoenix arizona. leslie david merritt was arrested last night after police were able to trace a gun he owned to four of the shootings. it is not clear if merritt had any help or played a role in the other seven incidents. >> i thought it was important for arizonans to know that the weapon and the man who we believe is responsible for what started this spree in arizona is in custody. >> a tweet from arizona governor was equally confident writing quote, we got him. pope francis is flying to cuba this morning. first stop on a tour that will also bring him to this country for the first time. he departed forward havana this morning where he'll meet be raul
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castro. >> on tuesday francis flies to washington where mooelhe'll meet president obama and speak to congress. thursday he moves to new york and completes his visit in philadelphia next weekend. no let up for the refugees making their way across eastern europe. fleeing war and poverty and home for a safe haven in western europe but now find themselves stranded. a hungarian official says 8,000 migrants entered its border from croatia friday. others have entered through slovenia and croatia. still to word from donald trump about the latest controversy involving him. the outrage is about what trump did not say in answer to a question about president obama's heritage in a rally in new hampshire. the gop front runner canceled an appearance at the
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akknger and yoyou turn it againstst thehem a and you win v votes on that. i think that t is not something we should be doing in 2015. >> sanders was colbert's third political guest in just two weeks. >> tonight we're learning more about david letterman's plans.
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it is another tv gig but perhaps not the one many of his fans were expecting. >> reporter: david letterman was tight lipped about his future plans when he signed off from the late show four months ago. >> i doubt that anybody will ever see me again. >> but we will see him again next year in a rather unlikely place. he'll be traveling to india to appear in a episode of years of living dangerously, a documentary series on the national geographic channel focussing on climate change. >> producers for the gnat geo dock youu-series actually said any time a story came across the desk and they reached out to him to see if he was interested and he was. >> here's what i know about fracking. >> letterman has never been shy about addressing environmental issues on "the late show." >> ladies and gentlemen, we're
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screwed. >> environmentalists were often guests. >> when it heats up like this is that in fact an indication of the climate change. >> absolutely. >> you might the postnight activism from jon stewart. >> they are being dragged down to washington hat in hand. >> or some of the other stars seen on years of living dangerously like harrison ford or matt damon. >> is he just a recognizable face for the series or is he going to add something to it? >> i think he'll add the letterman flare and it will be interesting to see him with the darker subject matter. >> carter evans, lajs languagesos angeles. >> there are a lot of celebritying doing this. >> and he's going to india where he's never been. >> i'm excited for him. >> yeah. it's about five after the hour. now here a look at the weather for your weekend. ♪ captioning funded by cbs
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up next the late george carlin left an indelible mark on america and society. now his daughter has written a companion, a memoir of growing up with him. on "cbs this morning saturday." ♪
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with george. >> good morning you guys. >> your dad called you guys the threemusketeeers. why would you want to write this. >> i grew up with the greatest truth teller of the 20th century. that is what our family does. i wanted to write it because it is a survivor story. even though unique oh it's george carlin our story is an average american story. we had dysfunction, addiction, depression, anxiety. i had agoraphobia. some abusive relationships. it is stuff a lot of people can relate to zble. >> we all know your dad. your described your mom as dad's lover, press agent and mother all rolled into the one. what was it like growing up. >> it was a like a family meeting all coming together. and then i came along.
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and my dad, you know, he was this clean cut comic who had a lot of success. and my mother had a drinking problem during my childhood. but our dynamic was that we were very close, very loyal, very loving. we were this little three mus ke tears unit and there were some real chaotic dark times that i'm very honest about. but what you get -- and people have told me in the book -- is there was love. and that helped us make our way through it. >> and you have been to so many shows. what was it like to watch your dad go through all that fame? >> it was two things. it was exciting and overwhelming and like that milwaukee show it was terrifying. there we were backstage and my dad is saying the seven dirty words in front of thousands of people. and everyone and the cops are there. the promoter comes up and says they are going to arrest him the minute he gets offstage.
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and my dad had drugs in his pocket and my mother went on stage to warn him. leave the other way. and we suddenly opened the door and there are the cops and i'm about 9 years old and i think i'll never see him again. they are taking him away and this is terrifying. >>hold how old were you then? >> i was nine. >> you describe listening to your father was like little life rafts in the middle of all this chaos. >> music was my dad's soul. he grew up on the street, upper of new york. harlem. he called it irish harlem. and my dad onewould be listening to music and he'd be like come here. come earhere. and you would put them on and they would be like tubular bells. and we had a connection around
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that. >> there was a part about how introverted he was. what was his first spontaneous when he saw some of your writing about what was happening in your family when he was still alive? >> it was hard for him. he wasn't auto biography cal. comic. he talked about his ideas and things outside of himself. it was personal to him but he wasn't personal. and when i wrote my first show he said the words i feel betrayed by this. that i didn't come to him and i was more willing to go on a stage and talk about these things and even though it was a crisis in our relationship it brought us to together and we really did learn to talk about each other. >> do you think there is a reason he didn't talk about his famimily mucuch in h his comedy?? >> i don't k know.nal preference or his style or age. he was born in '37?
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a different generation? i don't know. i'm from the oprah generation. i'm here to share myself with the world. >> [ inaudible ]. >> it would be amazing. absolutely. >> the book is a carlin home companion. thank you so much for being with us. >> thank you for having me. up next a familiar side of the david gilmour. out with his first solo album in nearly a decade. ooh, i think i saw dessert!... hey! steven stay strong! what's that? you want me to eat you?... honey, he didn't say that!... don't fight your instincts. with each for 150 calories or less try our lemon bars, brownies and new cheesecakes. fiber one. johnson's believes that bath time is more than cleansing. your loving touch stimulates his senses and nurtures his mind. the johnson's scent, lather, and bubbles help enhance the experience. so why just clean your baby,
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>> a rarity for you this morning. a chat with legendary david gilmour of picnk floyd. formally of pink floyd. that's over now and he's out with his first solo album in ten
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years. he's never done an indepth television interview until now. and i travel to england to speak with him. on his own and with pink floyd, david gilmour has been making music more than five decades now. >> in the whole process of the bit of a song and the performance of a song what is the most thrilling part of you. >> when you realize that you have a little germ of an idea that has i suppose i can only say to me has a little taste of magic. there are lot of exciting bits. first time you hear would have been your tracks on the radio. >> that still throws you? >> well you have this idea that there are millions of people listening to it at the same time as you. and that little strange telepathy, feeling you are
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sharing something live with all those people. >> with his first solo album in nine years, gilmour's music is floating out over the air waves again. lot of that rock was recorded mainly in his home studio. >> how do you start writing? >> mostly i have recorded a track. a song without words. >> he lives in seaside town of hove shares his music with his wife. who for 20 years now has written most of his lyrics. >> and where do you go for that. >> i walk for miles with it on repeat. and the more i walk with it and the more i listen things just start emerging. and the music is so suggestive. i mean, david speaks with the guitar. >> gilmour and sampson who have eight children between them
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first connected through friends. >> they sat us together on a dinner party on more than one occasion. >> for a few years actually. >> didn't catch? >> didn't catch. >> what finally did work? >> he needed a lyricist. >> and she did right for his 2004 album, the division bell. but she wanted to do it anonymously. >> you didn't want to o. >> i didn't want to stick any name up on the parapit. >> ju just want to be a target. >> i didn't want to be a target. big shoes to fill. >> sampson took inspiration from milton's paradise lost. >> what did you think when you heard it? >> terrific. when she finally told me what it was all about.
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>> another song "a loetboat lies waiting" is a tribute to the rick wright who died in 2008. >> we missed rick. but i think it was at that point that you'd realized exactly what you'd lost in terms of music. 50 years of reading each other's musical minds. >> yeah. you develop a sort of umm -- >> telepathy. >> yeah. i do miss that. gilmour was 21 when asked to join pink floyd. and the song writer who had been experimenting with psychotropic drugs was exhibiting erratic behavior. >> must be hard. >> it was hard to witness something like that.
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a extra imemely intelligent, funny, gregarious guy. and we had been around. and been arrested for our troubles in, you know we'd spent a lot of time. we were friends from about 14. >> how did you feel about that going on? >> it felt tragic. you know it felt permanent. that whatever was happening wasn't a rapid deterioration of his mental faculties. >> barrett would leave pink floyd soon after. >> there was quite a time i was playing sid's songs and more or less his guitar parts and singing his words. i don't know how long it took me to find my own voice. >> do you know when you found that. >> i can remember a moment when i finally started liking my own voice. and that was quite weird because you know that thing when you hear your voice. you're sort of oh god.
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>> gilmour went on to become one of rock's most acclaimed guitarists. ranked number 14 on rolling stone'sts li of the all-time greats. but after pink floyd's success with "dark side of the moon" and "the wall," gilmour and roger waters battled for control of the band. >> how did you get around them? >> we pretend they're not there. we certainly don't face up to them in an adult way if that is what you mean. >> waters quit pink floyd in 1985. a bitter legal battle followed. and he wouldn't play with the group again until the rival concert 20 years later. they have since reunited at charity concerts. >> couple years ago you played with roger. roger played with you. are you guys okay? >> it is a funny old thing. you know, we -- it's now ten
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years ago that we did live aid. and that was a -- you know, it was good to be on a more or less friendly basis again. after years and years of difficult times. the charity gig we did sit up halfcarouseing and drinking and laughing. that was a -- we don't talk to each other very much. >> no? >> no. >> as gilmour heads outlet on a new solo tour he insists that pink floyd's 2014 album, the endless river is their last. >> you are finished with pink floyd. >> yeah. yeah. i mean i have been for a long time. i mean it is impossible anyway to go back and do that properly without rick. and there would be no -- no great joy in it. it ran its course in a wonderful
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way. and i don't miss it. >> you don't. not one minute. gilmour's tour will arrive in the u.s. next year. includes two nights each at the hollywood bowl and madison square garden right here in new york. >> so troginteresting to hear about his wife. >> yeah. >> he's kidding when he says i didn't know what the lyrics met. >> it was scary at the beginning. and people were going to compare tore pink floyd wrierters. and she's become more confident and she now shares her own voice. >> i don't know with eight kids how she finds time. >> she writes and he
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we begin this half hour with travel tips for football fans. and those who are forced to follow along. the fall begins on wednesday. football season is well under way, of course. and whether you follow college games or the nfl, there is plenty of action for all. >> thank you for not looking directly at me when you said that. how about the gridiron get away. it could be the perfect weekend to escape. picks for football towns that have a bit much more to offer than just the the traders point creamery.
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an actual working 120 acre dairy farm. and they will have october fest coming up. and hayrides. here is the cool thing about it. go for the chocolate milk. they do something really great with their chocolate milk. it is worth it. and then the children. the children's museum of the indianapolis. the largest children's museum in the world. they have everything from leonardo this duck billed dinosaur. and interactive exhibits at the contemporary chinese culture. and the cool part is when you walk around there are so many residents who walk with you and talk you through it. it's a pretty cool thing. >> next to nashville tennessee, home of the tennessee titans andtruck.
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this is everything made of bacon of course pairing with bourbon and bluegrass. >> sounds better all the time. >> you cannot go wrong. can you so i designated driver? i can. and then outside town is cheek wood, a great place to relax and picnic. fall foliage. just one thing, no pets allowed. >> baton rouge is next up. the longest r about is it stadium itself. built in 1924. this is death val. 120,000 will be there this afternoon by the way to watch them play auburn. the prison rodeo, is the angola prison rodeo. "stir crazy" my favorite movie, all about that. and if you don't want to do
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that. great french cuisine at the museum of art pairing great wine. >> and next toe arrow head home of the kansas city chiefs. >> the loudest football stadium in america. they are in the guiness book of world records. and the kansas city royal, this is the world series of barbecue. serious stuff. you don't go there jus taste the food. you go there to see the contraptions people will build just to be able to get their barbecue going. >> my hometown next. the cotton bowl in dallas. >> stadium built in 1930. not talking where the cowboys play. this is the texans playing oklahoma sooners. this is red river rivalry. and of course they have the state fair at the cotton bowl. they have been doing that for years. and what's great about that is you have got so many things to do and eat.
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and then talk about history? a little bit of south town. in ennis, they have the galaxy drive in movie theater. six screens there and they are pet friendly. you can bring the dogs and festivals all year wrong. a mexican spirits festival in october where they close the city and streets and every restaurant in the world is open. it is great. >> you always keep mastery of so many facts and i always wonder how you do it and then i saw these little pieces of paper. can i show this? i love these. >> the handwriting -- >> it is like little -- but it always seems to work. >> i don't know how you keep track of all this it to the baton rougetenon rouge you can catch
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by the "new york times." five years in a row and won awards from gourmet magazine. in february she moved dirt candy to a much larger location in manhattan lower eastside. she calls it big candy and it still reflects her love of vegetable asks sense of humor. welcome to the dish. >> thank you for having me. i think this is the first time we've had a vegetarian brunch here. >> to start we have the himmimos a's. very important. and beets and perp ss peppers. then carrot granola with candied marmalade and candied carrot. the layered omelet stuffed with the slan troe and basal and super crispy potatoes on the side. in the middle the brussel sprout
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tack koes. sizzling brusal sprouts served with a lettuce wrap. and we make a tomato roll up and tomato cake. fennel sticky bun, chocolate and onion croissants and a beet coffee cake. >> so often we have chefs come on and tell us at the very early age they knew what they wanted to do. but for you it was in your 20s. >> i traveled a lot. and i need a way to pay for travel and i thought maybe through cooking. and i went to cooking and fell in love with cooking actually and never traveled again. >> when you opened dirt candy in new york, the original restaurant had how many seats
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in it. >> 18 seats. it was about 350 square feet in total. it was like the size of this table. >> why did you go so small? >> i wasn't sure i was going to be successful. i needed a small enough space that if i failed it was okay. >> were you nervous because you didn't think people would embrace vegetarian cuisine or where did the nerves stem from. >> i wasn't sure they were going embrace vegetables. we entered at a time when pork and bacon was all the rage. >> why was that? did you feel as the vegetarian you had limited options. >> i found -- it's weird there are all these fish and steak and chicken restaurants and then you have all of these glorious vegetables and nobody was dedicating a the restaurant to it. it sodiumeemed like a prime opportunity. >> was there a moment you said okay this is going to work. >> when we stopped losing money. about a year into it. >> a lot of people describe your restaurant as the place that even if you are not a vegetarian you will leave and never miss
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the meat. >> that is what we try. the first thing we try to do is make food fun. it doesn't matter what you are eating, as long as it is fun and you are having a really good experience, what's on the plate isn't as important. and then what we try to do is change people's notions about what vegetables are. it is not what you had when you were a kid and your mom maybe boiled them too too much. and they were bland. here look at everything you can do them. >> and the other thing we love is you are a leader in the no tipping movement. is that going take off. >> i think it has to take off. minimum b wage is going to go up. we have to start paying workers a living salary. 8, $10 isn't enough in new york city. through the no tipping i'm able to pay everybody $15 an hour 25 dollars an hour and it is great. >> whether have you heard from other chefs in new york and across the nation. >> that i that ear terrified.
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they know they're going to have to start doing it. >> what are they afraid of? >> they won't be able to find servers. and the truth is we found our customers really supportive. and what we say is if you don't like your service, complain. don't take it out on a tip. somebody's wage. >> i was so excited for this meal. and it is so delicious. i want your signature on this dish. and if you could have this meal with any person past or present, who would that person be. >> probably not present -- or past. because i think they would be creepy. they would be dead. awkward conversation. by i think i'd like to have it with like 14-year-old amanda. who was worried about everything. and tell her it doesn't turn out so bad. >> up next our saturday session from a street performer in dublin to an oscar winning ingning
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composer, glenn hansen has done it all. now he's out with his second solo album and you are in for a musical treat. you are watching "cbs this morning saturday." ♪ ♪ well time has not been kind ♪ ♪ but you're still standing here here ♪ ♪ leave the light on in your window -- and sometimes, i just don't eat the way i should. so i drink boost® to get the nutrition that i'm missing. boost complete nutritional drink has 26 essential vitamins and minerals including calcium and vitamin d to support strong bones and 10 grams of protein to help maintain muscle. all with a great taste. i don't plan on slowing down any time soon. stay strong. stay active with boost®. who knows, one of these kids just might be the one. to clean the oceans, to start a movement, or lead a country.
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♪ ♪ >> in this morning's saturday session, irish born singer/song writer glen hansard. his roots on the street of dublin where he began singing at age 13. he later became the front man for irish rock band the frame. >> and driving force behind the hit film and broadway musical "once" and started in the movie and won an oscar for best original song. his second solo album released
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yesterday for rave reviews. totalled "why did he ramble" and his title "winning streak." here is glen hansard. ♪ ♪ summer's long and winters cold ♪ ♪ may you always have someone to hold ♪ ♪ and make your fortune ♪ ♪ and may your winning streak never end ♪ ♪ so roll the dice boys ♪ ♪ my money's on you ♪ ♪ take my advice now ♪ ♪ put your money down too ♪ ♪ because there's something in the air you just can't ♪ ♪ and may your win streak ♪
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♪ may it never end ♪ ♪ and may the sound of the southern cross ♪ ♪ be some comfort so you when you're lost ♪ ♪ and may the devil be the light ♪ ♪ pass you by ♪ ♪ well it's not for glory ♪ ♪ i tell you truth ♪ this is that i do these things ♪ ♪ but for a promise i made i must defend ♪ ♪ and may your winning streak ♪ ♪ may it never end ♪ ooh, ooh-ooh ♪ ♪ ooh, ooh-ooh ♪
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♪ ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh-ooh ♪ ♪ may the sound on the cross be some comfort when you east lost ♪ ♪ help you when ouryou're all broke down ♪ ♪ and don't you look back my friend ♪ ♪ ♪ summer's long ♪ ♪ and winter's cold ♪ ♪ may you always have someone to hold ♪ ♪ and may good fortune be a constant and a loyal friend ♪ ♪ and may your winning streak ♪ ♪ may it never end ♪ ♪ may your winning streak ♪ ♪ may it never end ♪ ♪ may your winning streak ♪ ♪ may it never end.
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tomorrow on cbs sunday morning my interview with d henley. henley returns to his texas roots for a new solo album. >> and you will meet the first american woman ever to captain a cruise ship. >> and we leave you with more from glen hansard. this is "her mercy."
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♪ ♪ when you're kneeling to the hours ♪ ♪ and you're doubting your given powers ♪ and when you're ready for her mercy ♪ ♪ and you're worthy ♪ ♪ it will come ♪ ♪ when you're sneak inging 'round the back door ♪ ♪ and she's wait ging for you no more ♪ ♪ and when you're ready for her mercy ♪ ♪ and you're worthy ♪
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♪ it will come ♪ ♪ it will come ♪ ♪ when you're broken ♪ ♪ when you're -- ♪ ♪ -- when you down ♪ ♪ down and troubled ♪ ♪ when you're lost along the road ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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