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captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations .>> pauley: good morning and happy labor day weekend. charles osgood is off today i'm jane pauley and this is "sunday morning." we americans will be spending this holiday weekend in any number of ways and in any number of places. some of us may even be spending the weekend quite literally up in the air. ly cowan has been watching some airborne adventurers and will
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ballooning. >> in a world full of extreme sports, hot air ballooning is a quiet, almost silent depature. but that's not to say it's not exciting. >> there's an adventure aspect to ballooning. the only thing certain about today is where we're taking off. where we land? who knows. >> in short if you get in that basket you better not make any plans, and frankly why would you want to. up, up and away ahead on "sunday morning." >> pauley: he's a show business legend with a long-standing connection to this particular holiday weekend. he's jerry lewis. >> jerry lewis has more than five dozen movies and an oscar to his credit. but even now, at 90 he can't seem to sit s
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>> yes. all the time. >> the labor day legend, jerry lewis, later this "sunday morning." >> pauley: space, the final frontier. is where the star trek saga has been unfolding for the past half century. and as of now at least there's no end in sight. as faith salie can attest. >> star trek, pop culture phenomenon is celebrating its 50th birthday this week. quite an achievement for a show that was almost forgot glenn we were on for three years then we were cancelled. that was the end of it. >> you thought. >> so i thought. >> the not so final frontier later on "sunday morning." >> pauley: all washed up is a story from our bill geist,
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about one of the world's oddest but cleanest past times. >> folks this speed queen is top of the line. but i don't know if i'd call it collectible. >> these guys do. >> what's that? >> washing machines are their passion. >> they have burping action. for me i've always been fascinated with these machines. >> meet these magnificent men and their washing machines, later on "sunday morning." >> pauley: mo rocca the tongue twisting signs ever vehiclessology. anthony mason has the sad story of joey and rory. conor knighton is on the trail to mesa verde national park. and more. the headlines for this sunday morning the 4th of september, 2016. her mean is gaining strength out over the atlantic after washing
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along the east coast. it's already made a mess of the southeast coast sand now menacing people and property from the mid atlantic states north to newt gingrich. for the latest we turn to eric fisher, chief meteorologist at our cbs boston station, wbz. eric, good morning. >> good morning, to you jane. we're watching hermine in a shift overnight moving a bit farther off toward the east. we're looking at now tropical storm warnings extend from new york to connecticut down across the coast of the mid atlantic as well as tropical storm watches around cape cod and martha's vineyard. the track keeps the center off shore, it's going to move very slowly over the next couple of days. the big concern continues to be a large wind field, just going to sit and generate a lot of surf throughout the day today, throughout monday this is likely go to be the peak day. then slowly off to the north and east. doesn't look like a big rainmaker but a very large surf
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our main concerns strong coastal winds, look at areas of coastal flooding also a lot of beach erosion. jane. >> pauley: all right, eric, thank you very much. at the vatican today, pope francis led a mass canonizing the late mother theresa as a saint. more than 100,000 filled st. peter's square honoring the nun who worked among the world's neediest in the slums of calcutta. the united states and china have formally agreed to the landmark paris climate change agreement. president obama made the announcement in hangzhou where he's attending the g20 summit. he disembarked from a lower door. then a verbal confrontation turned into a shouting match between an american and chinese official. a special delivery at the
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a giant panda gave birth to twins yesterday. cute, aren't they? now, the holiday weekend weather. we told you about hermine, also the threat of thunderstorms from nebraska north to the dakotas and minnesota. and brace yourself, it could snow in some parts of montana. tomorrow, the west coast and the southwest are the places to be. ♪ next, up, up and away. >> all decks to go full 'or. nd later, space, the final frontier.
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>> up in the air is where you'll find fans of one particularly bouyant sport. refining their skills just ahead of their big annual gathering next month. but it's going to take a lot to top their last get together, as lee cowan shows us in our cover story. >> they arrive long before dawn. rubbing the sleep out of their eyes, some on foot, others with trailers in tow.
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>> moo. >> it's a dark pilgrimage, but it doesn't stay dark for long. off in the distance what look like giant multi-colored turnips start to awake, fed by the blue-green belch of a propane dragon. >> three... >> by sun up, gravity is given a pass and the spectacle everybody came here to see, finally lifts off the ground and floats away on the wind. every october for the last four decades, the albuquerque international balloon fiesta turns the skies over new mexico into a kaleidoscope, a feast for the eyes, the heart and for some, their soul. >> you fly in an airplane and you're looking out a little bitty hole. you fly i
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got all this noise. and you can't hear. you fly in a balloon and you've got a 360 degree view of everything that you see. closest thing to being a bird. >> the sheer scale of it is overwhelming. more than 500 hot air balloons are all in the air at the same time. crowd cheer as the balloons lift off one by one in a colorful wave. some just second apartment it's a delicate dance, all choreographed by so-called zebras, dressed that way so the balloon pilots can see them in what looks like organized chaos. >> i'm like a kid in a candy store when i see balloons. i love it. >> as spectator sports go, the balloon fiesta is pretty laid back. in fact the best way to watch sit on your back to prevent a kink in your neck. >> i'm just so happy to be here. >> the balloon fiesta has been on susan brs
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years. she came to see this heavenly sight all the way from north carolina. >> i say god, thank you. because he has blessed us with a beautiful world and it's just another way that we can see it. and i just -- i love it. i just absolutely love it. >> ballooning is man's first form of flight, it happened in paris in 1783. the mongolfier brothers believed that it was actually smoke that caused things to rise. although they were wrong, they got quite a ride, says historian, troy bradley. >> they didn't get a lot of lift but they got enough to get it up to probably have spectacular view. and coming back and telling stories of this aerial view had to be remarkable. >> go that go high was pretty death defying feat. >> especially in the balloon that they were flying. that's a scary contraption. not sure that i would have wanted to do that. >> that is saying something. last year in russian
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broke two world records, flew farther and stayed aloft longer total of more than six days. but ballooning is not without its dangers. >> i looked off over there next thing i knew you saw a big fire ball. >> in july a sightseeing balloon carrying 16 people crashed in texas killing all on board. but accidents like that are rare, even among those who use their balloons to compete. the point of this competition is to maneuver the balloon over a target and hit the bull's eye with a beanbag tossed from the basket. there are few better than it than the heartsill family. >> it's not hard, you just have to be lucky. i'll wear a belt that's got indian head neck else. i have a silver dollar in my pocket. you just want to be luckier than thhe
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>> it's a family affair for them. joe and his two sons all fly. the rest of the family help out on the ground. >> third generation pilot. >> they're all about exposing newcomers to the sport and it is a pretty easy sell. >> looks like you're not getting -- >> judy nakamura has been piloting hot air balloons for about a decade. >> let's hit it. you guys ready to top? >> although before she took us up, she had a confession to make. >> here's the funny thing. i'm afraid of heights. >> , no you're not. are you really? >> i wasn't going to tell that you until it was all over. >> she's a fan of the truth. she has to be. she's a state supreme court justice, i
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ballooning doesn't really offer. >> if you war control freak, ballooning is not for you. if you need to know, lee, where you're going to land today you better not get in this basket. >> that all sounded pretty good to me. and so, we were off. [ applause ] the assent is so smooth you barely realize you've left the ground. there's a gentleness about it and a silence. >> you get it? >> i totally get it. >> i still don't know quite how to describe it. look at that. like christmas ornaments hanging in the air. >> judy's fear of heights seemed to melt away for the most part. >> you deal with those fears. you overcome those fears. >> does it ever get old. >> no, it's different every time.
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>> but it can't last forever. >> i'm currently at 6300. i'm going to start the descent. >> landings can be the tricky part. >> i want to go there. we're not. i'm okay. any land thank you walk away from is a great landing. >> sometimes you glide right into the hands of a waiting crew. other times, the ground comes up to meet you pretty hard. and sometimes you come down and you don't always stay down. such is the nature of hot air ballooning. it's not always an exact science, it's more of an experience. >> that was
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thank you so much. in these days when flying is more drudgery than anything, here it's all about whimsy. a place where pigs fly and hound dogs hover and where reality seems silently suspended. >> pauley: a sunday drive in an ed sell is just ahead. ry, ga. i am proud of you, my man. making simple, smart cash back choices... with quicksilver from capital one. you're earning unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase, everywhere. like on that new laptop. quicksilver keeps things simple, gary. and smart, like you! and i like that. i guess i am pretty smart. don't let that go to your head, gary. what's in your wallet?
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jane and now a page from our sunday morning almanac. september 4th, 1957. 59 years ago today. the day americans got their first look at a brand new car. >> this is the ed sell, unlike any other car you've ever seen. jail named for henry ford's son who had died years before at the age of 49, the ed sell was the ford company's bid to expand marketshare. >> with ed sell's exclusive teletouch drive. turn the wheel -- >> in the tv commercials ford showcased the ed sell's futuristic features. the ed sell roll out was a huge event. >> how does it feel to own an
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sell? >> it's like -- featuring a mountain of print ads and tv commercials. and all-star television spectacular here on cbs. 'also, all to no avail. critics mocked the ed sell's distinctive vertical grille as a horse collar. or worse. and owners complained of problems with all those space-age features. sales fell drastically short of projections. in the fall of 1959, ford shut down the ed sell assembly line. although collectors and enthusiasts still keep a few edsels on the road, for most americans the edsel remains synonymous with failure. failure on something of a
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natural beauty? conor knighton is here to tell us, it can. >> nor 50 weeks out of the year susan madden works here in an office as an administrative assistant in salt lake city. but for two weeks this year she was able to work here, in the hills of southwest colorado, as an artist in residence at mesa verde national park. >> since i was 20 i've always wanted to be an artist full time. it doesn't work financially. so i have a day job then i do what my heart loves in my spare time. >> whenever susan has a spare moment and a spare piece of fabric, she's qualitying. but you're not likely toe find her work draped across a bed, it's meant to be hung on a wall. >> i first started learning traditional quilting.
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could use fabric the way i used paint. >> susan is a landscape quilter and the national parks have frequently provided inspiration. this is canyonlands national park. this is a scene from arches. >> the fabric changes the color. >> with each new quilt there's a quest to find just the right piece of cloth to represent a blue sky or a pink sunset. is when you're looking at these are the gears already starting to turn where you're seeing these as pieces of fabric. >> of course. i've got the perfect fabric for that. >> i'm inclined to believe her. this is susan's palate for a two-week trip to colorado she packed a lot of paint. >> there's more. >> there's more? >> under the -- another one of these? >> there's four. >> my gosh.
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susan was given free housing. it's a rare chance to live and work in a park where people lived and worked hundreds of years ago. so how old is this area here? >> all the cliff dwellings were built in the 13th century. >> she's spectacular cliff dwelling created by the ancient pebble people prompted teddy roosevelt to designate mesa verde as the first national park to preserve the works of man. today, rangers like david franks are still marveling at these structures. >> it's beautiful here. it's humbling. it's amazing. there's a lot of mystery. >> the puebloans left this area in the early 1300s leaving behind these communities for archaeologists to puzzle over. even left behind art. >> you look up in here at the three stories up, you will see the painting up in there. >> susan has already started working on quilts inspired by e
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of artists who have been moved by these public lands. >> back in the 1800s there were painters that came out, drew these landscapes, caught the interest people back on eastern part of our country. hey, you might want to go see this, you might want to save these. >> today several parks have artist in residence programs. whether it's painting or photography or fabric, there's something about these places that makes people want to crea create. that's the common thread. >> our eta is three hours -- >> pauley: ahead, star trek. still boldly going after 50 years. and -- >> anything that you have on your bucket list -- >> i want to be a viking. >> py:
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still getting laughs at 90.
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♪ >> pauley: "i'll fly away" by joey from
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unknowns to winners of the acm awards for top new vocal duo a few years back. what's happened since is story we're calling "with love" here is anthony mason. >> when did you find this place? >> well, i was driving from nashville down this road. and in 1999 i saw a homemade for sale sign. >> rory peek spent 14 years on this farm in pottsville, tennessee, with his wife joey when their country music career took off, they converted their barn into a concert hall. >> they'd say, ladies and gentlemen, from clear across the parking lot, joey and rory. we'd walk on stage, it was special. it was so good. ♪
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their album "hymns that are important to us" debuted atop the country chart, joey lost a two-year battle with cancer. she was 40. you had time to prepare for this in a way at the same time nothing prepares you for this. >> i don't know if i expected it to be as heavy as it is. because we had so much time to prepare for it. but i think it's that heavy when she's that wonderful. ♪ >> for the past few months on the farm, rory has been working on a documentary to be released this week. >> this whole experience of making the film has been in dreadible. because i get to see joey every day. >> to joey with love, is the story of their relationship. >> our first date was on
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joey worked at a horse bred clinic i was a songwriter. >> rory was a single father with two teenaged daughters when they met. she kind of picked you out, didn't she? >> my wife stalked me. that's what she says. she actually saw me play at a songwriter's night in nashville at the blue bird cafe. that's proof that there's a god. because there's no way i could have landed that girl without his help. ♪ in 2008 a friend persuaded them to audition for the cmt show "can you duet." >> the whole time i just said, this is not going to happen. they're not going to let a 42-year-old man in overalls stand next to this beautiful girl and have a career. ♪
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>> they came in third and soon had a recording contract and their own tv show on the rfd network. then in 2014, their daughter indiana was born with down's syndrome. 13 weeks later, at joey's check up doctors discovered cancer in her cervix. >> she had extraordinary optimism through all of it. >> she just believed god had a bigger plan. that everything's going to be oak, even if it's not okay. >> joey's surgery first appeared to have removed the cancer. but it came back. she fought to see her daughter's second birthday. how did you feel when she
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finally said, i just can't fight this battle any more? >> i think she knew i was ready. i wasn't. >> you weren't as ready as you thought you were? >> no. none of us are. still not. it's been -- i don't know how long. five months? i'm still not quite ready that's the biggest thing i struggle with is still walk around thinking, she's really not here? she's really not coming back? is ♪ >> at the rear of rory peek's 60 acres under a cluster of sassafras trees is a cemetery where the family that built the farm in the 1800s is buried. joey martin peek was laid to rest here in march. ♪
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>> i can't brick myself is to order a stone yet. i don't know if it's that she's so simple a wooden cross is part of what she would like. it probably has something to do with permanence. >> you have a bench here. >> i've got a. you come out every day? >> almost every day. i got a place for my coffee and her's. and we still have coffee together. >> show indiana doing? >> indy's doing really well. she'll just sign mama say mama every once in awhile. but usually it's in the car she wants to hear mama sing.
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♪ >> are you still writing music? >> no. i don't want to be on the stage without her. that's what i'm thinking about right now. it wasn't something that i loved that much to be on stage performing. she loved to be on stage performing. i loved to stand next to her. i just had the best seat in the house to watch the world discover my wife. ♪ >> pauley: coming up history is on the menu. in your mutual fund. we invested in your fund
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>> pauley: much happier memories can be find in a landmark that survive and thrived with a timeless family recipe. jamie wax has saved us a table. ♪ >> to be known for indulgence, history and ceremony in a town like new orleans, you have to be the genuine article. antoine's is that. and more. >> i'm only here 48 years myself. >> 48 years? >> yes, sir. >> the 14-room restaurant dates back to before the civil
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when in 1840 a young french immigrant named antoine alciatore first opened its doors. while most restaurants aim to constantly reinvent, an stan's goal is to make its french creole food exactly the way it's always been made. tom fits morris has been writing about new orleans cuisine for more than 40 years. he's been eating at antoine's even longer. >> this dish never changes. i like it for that. >> their finest example of consistency is their most famous creation. >> this is oyster rockefeller. antoine created oyster rockefeller. >> the decadent oyster recipe was says rich they decided to name it after the famously wealthy john d. rockefeller. served in restaurants around the world but head chef says none of them do it right. >> this is a family secret. only three cooks who know how to
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around five million orders to everyone from fdr -- to andy rooney. >> it's tradition. >> rock salt. >> and tradition defines antoine's. >> welcome all alciatores and descendants. >> not long ago they gathered every living memory of the family to celebrate and commemorate their 175th anniversary. >> hope i get to see each one of you some time before the day is over. >> yvonne alciatore blount that is her front and center at the 100th anniversary when she was three. her father ran the restaurant. now her son rick is in charge. >> when people say this is a family-run restaurant, it's not just our family. it's -- this is my family. the waiters, the cooks, i love them all. >> that sense of family even
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extends to the guests. >> how are you doing? >> watch michael howard and his family greet their waiter as they first walk through the door. >> nice to see you. come on, let's go. >> in most other restaurants, in most other places, waiters have sections. they have a dining room. and if you sit in that section you get charles or harry or joe or whatever. here, once you have a waiter, that's your waiter from then on. >> charles carter is a third generation career waiter at antoine owes and in full disclosure he's also my family's waiter. >> old fashioned? >> jack daniels old fashioned. >> charles' father val was the howard's waiter for years now charles is their waiter. >> every birthday, every major academic event, we celebrate here. the one person who's always here is our waiter. he's the one can
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i don't think any of us could actually discern, that charles is not actually blood to our family. >> that's why when charles' dad val was diagnosed with cancer, the howards are who have doctors in the family, called in every favor they had. it ended up buying him a few nor years. did you have an opportunity to feel like he was proud of you and what you were doing? >> i -- he told me on occasion, is that he was proud. but i do remember when i served the greek orthodox pope, it was right before he passed away. and i called him, i told him that evening and he did, he said he was proud. >> charles' own son is just learning how to to walk. >> you can't hatch the shoe polish. >> but charles hopes he might decide one day to work side by side with his old man, too. >> this isn't a job, this is a career. we do spend our lives
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able to take care of our children and our families. they do well for us. >> good critic tom fits morris. >> this is my favorite restaurant. i would not tell you they have the best food in new orleans or best service or west wine list or best anything. but you put the whole package together, it's hard not to love this place. >> a new orleans landmark, elegant, a little saucey and aging gracefully. >> pauley: next, we run it up the flag pole. man: i am a veteran;
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jane witnesses broad stripes and bright stars our nation's flag demands respect. but ask an expert, which is to say a vexillologist, turns out that all flags are not created equal. mo rocca takes a closer look at flags. >> pop quiz, what does your city's flag look like? admit it, you probably didn't even know your city has a flag. >> what i want is for people to love their flag. >> roman mars loves flags, he's host of 99% invisiblea hit podcast all about design. but he says city flags may be the worst designed things you've never heard of. hialeah, florida? really? milwaukee's flag? ouch, turn away. as for san francisco, the city he makes home its flag
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>> the obvious things are take off the words. i would stylize the phoenix a little bit more. >> mars collects flags he likes from ohio's -- >> only non-rectangular flag in the union. >> to that of zheleznogorsk russia. >> made weapons grade plutonium this is their flag. >> expert on flags is called a -- >> vexillologist. sorry. >> it's a mouthful. that is vex-il-lol-o-gist with an extra lol in the middle. the study of flags is -- >> vexillologz the north american vexillologist association's guide to flag design, good flag, bad flag. >> keep it simple. child should be able to draw it from memory. second one is use meaningful symbolism. third one is use two to three basic colors. the th
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writing of any kind, fifth one be distinctive or be related in sort of a group of flags. for example, the scandanavian countries all that have offset cross. >> a good flag makes a clear statement from when seen from hundreds of feet away even at sea. pirate flag. >> the jolly roger. >> it works. >> it's a great piece of design because what it was meant to do was to scare people so much that they didn't fight. >> you see this flag, you respond with this flag. >> exactly. >> last year mars gave a ted talk on city flag design. >> here's a bunch of flags again. vexillologists call these sob,, seals on a bed sheet. and if you can't tell what city they go to, yeah, that's exactly the problem. it. >> inspired efforts in dozens of cities to rede
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from south bend, indiana to, bowling green, kentucky. but as hopeless as these flags may seem they can't compare to pocatello, idaho's, which the north american vexillologist declared the worst city flag on the continent. >> it violates all the principles of good flag design. >> this from the man responsible for its design. one of the things that the north american association took issue with was use of a copyright and trademark. >> absolutely. >> to be fair gunner's marketing business designed the artwork as a logo for a city pride campaign back in 2000. this art was never intended as a flag? >> exactly. >> somebody literally ran it up the flag pole. >> they did literally run it up the flag pole.
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are you ready, the sewage treatment plant it. >> was taken down and local committee now working on a redesign. it's an issue the entire city is rallying behind, including mrs. delones' fourth grade class. >> we talked about the five characteristics of a good flag. >> we asked these young people for some of their ideas. >> a drew a poe take foe for the state vegetable. >> two of the blue lines, one represents the sky one represents the river. >> this is chief pocatello. and the black triangles represent the mountains in pocatello. >> pocatello plans to reveal its new flag early next year. as for roman mars he hopes one day to see a new flag flying over san francisco, but for now he says efforts for a veog
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vein. >> the city not all that interested because they have a lot of problems to solve. >> you got to hand it to pocatello. san francisco take note. they don't have golden gate bridge but they get stuff done. >> absolutely. >> bill got coffee on his shirt. >> pauley: just ahead, bill geist comes clean.
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>> pauley: this is a 1940 maytag washer. also an antique. much admired by a small but determined group of collectors. and for them, as our bill geist discovered, this gem is anything but all washed up. >> you consider wash days as nothing more than a chore? maybe it's time you changed your
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attitude. try to be more positive, more enthusiastic. >> want to go do laundry. >> like these guys. >> bring your dirty. there we go. >> they love laundry. they can't wait to wash. >> what is best for colored -- you want to do this one? >> get your laundry. >> they're members of the washing machine collectors club. really. this is your treasure trove. >> yes, it is. >> come on in, bill. >> this is a top loader. this is '57 speed queen. it's a washer-drier. this is 1958. >> john charles was a founder of the group back in 1984. how many members at that point? >> about six i think. now up about 3,000 members. >> 3
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collectors. a staggering, some might say alarming figure. >> we have a collector in madagascar. our first russian member. people in australia. everywhere. >> members gather regularly. >> put more dirty clothes in here. >> for what are called wash-ins like this one at john's house near boston. >> like shaving cream now. >> anybody need a shave? >> just three days of crazy washing around the clock. i mean at 4:00 in the morning you say, okay, guys, time to quit. >> 15 of faithful brought their dirty laundry from as far away as canada and nebraska. to play with the 22 working machines in john's basement. >> i thought i was the only person crazy for appliances like this. and come to find out when i
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there's more people like me. it was really nice. >> this is rinsing action for you. >> they have personalities. a burping action. >> for me i've always been fascinated with these machines. >> this is sleek. >> this is my pride and joy. >> this come bow a favorite. it's a pounder. >> exactly. >> the 1957 blackstone b250. in charcoal with distinctive and very excellent control towers. >> like it's going to take off. >> 1100 rpm. a top loader. >> the two are believed to be the only pair in captivity. >> look at that. >> that's pretty isn't it? >> john's other fresh sur the 1938 bendix. >> first time i've seen one of these run is l
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moment which always draws a crowd. they like to watch. and watch. and watch. >> everybody has their most favorite part of the cycle. everybody is different. >> what's yours? >> i like the drama of spin. to me that's dramatic. washer drama we call it. >> between loads they chat, debate -- >> two dozen machines in my collection. >> and compare collections. >> how many machines do you have? >> near 200. >> 16 washers. 14 briers. >> fall from canada collects but >>e color. turquoise is my color. that's my handle in the club. turquoise dude. >> what draws seemingly normal people to collect big old
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people's basements. we'll let can maryland answer that. >> i have a good friend who is a child psychologist, she says studying this sort of -- >> it's a syndrome some of kind, something that can be treated? [ laughter ] >> we all know it can't. >> not to worry. >> bill has coffee on his shirt. >> oh, no. >> put that in there. >> there will will always be loads and loads of dirty laundry in this world. >> pauley: still to come -- at home with jerry lewis.
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i'm getting over not walking. it's rough. >> it's got to be hard because you are such a physical comedian. >> frustrating as hell. but, like my daughter said, "dad, would you have liked not to make 90?" i said, no, i'm very happy. >> he's a bit less mobile now but for jerry lewis, not walking doesn't mean not working. in his latest film "max rose" he's a retired jazz artist coming to terms with his wife's passing. >> i never told you, but you breathe nicer than anyone i've ever known in my life. >> why "max rose"? >> i fell in love with the material. >> vonnegut is on charlie rose tonight. >> that man is a horse assays.
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expressions say it all. then again, they always have. the typewriter seen from 1963's "who's minding the store" is a good example. jerry lewis made more than five dozen sight-gag heavy films by himself and as half of what was most popular comedy team on the planet. ♪ >> jerry lewis and dean martin first teamed up in is the 46 post war new york. >> i fell in love with him. >> within weeks they were selling out shows with their own brand of sex appeal and slapstick. >> why are you waiting?
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>> for you and dean it almost seemed like anarchy. is that the right way to describe it? >> yeah. pretty good. good explanation as i've ever heard. i loved him so much. and i knew how much he loved me. jesus christ, haven't talked about in 60 years. we were both six feet tall. i took his shoes one day and put lifts in them so that he would be a little taller than me. >> because you thought that was better for the bit if you looked -- >> younger. >> you can't do that unless you're feeling it. >> but after a nonstop decade together they weren't feeling it any more. the two parted ways in 1956. and wouldn't even speak to each other for nearly 20 years. you said you loved each other.
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when you split up. >> oh, sure, oh, yeah. >> it just was time? >> it was time for us both. ♪ >> martin hit new heights on his own. >> you discurious -- lewis became a top box office draw. >> only this morning looking in the mirror before saying, i enjoyed seeing what i saw so much i couldn't tear myself away. >> under his direction, slapstick comedy became performance art. >> young man, that vase is worth $7,000. >> for this scene in 1964's "the patsy" he broke hundreds of vases training himself catch them just before they hit. lewis, who leard
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movie sets -- >> that is simple way to remember. >> wound up teaching a film class to grad students at the university of southern california. who was in your class? >> i had steven spielberg. about 12 guys from class of '60 made it in the big -- in the bigs, we called it. >> really bigs. >> the bigs, yeah. >> in 1960 he made another lesser known contribution to film making, video assist, that is, instant video replay of a movie scene after a take. today it's something directors can't live without. >> the video is invented by jerry, because nobody had any idea what they were getting until the operator critiqued it. there should be sign saying, jerry lewis invented this.
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several people. >> but today, in jerry's las vegas home, the oscar that sits atop his tv isn't for technical achievement or a specific film. it's the academy's humanitarian award, for his other career. >> one more! for millions it just wasn't labor day until jerry hit his number on the muscular dystrophy telethon which he hosted from 1966 to 2010. you raised an incredible amount of money. >> i'll give you exact figure. 2,700,oo. >> the money led to research and longer life spans for md patients, but it didn't buy a cure. and at times lewis could only watch as the disease claimed another of his kids. >> t
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waiting for the answer for this child, is he going to live or die. i took it very personal. >> each one. >> how could he die? look at the work i've done. and what did we do with all that money? why don't we use it to help sn snip. >> how do you answer that? >> you don't. you don't. oh, god almighty, i could write a book on children's reactions to meeting their clown. one child says to the coordinator, if i didn't get muscular dystrophy i'd have never met him. >> my goodness. >> these children look at you like you're some kind of god. i'm not a god. i just love people. and i lovepl
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i don't like to see someone sick. >> the mda telethon had its credit can but also had its moments. one of the greatest happened 40 years ago today, september 4th, 1976, when frank sinatra brought out a mystery guest. >> would you send my friend out, please, where is he? [ applause ] >> did you have any idea what he was up to? >> everybody knew but me. >> all right, break it up. break it up. >> martin and lewis never did get their old act back together. not even after this. >> so, ya workin'? >> but they stayed close until dean martin died on christmas day in 1995.
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>> you can't write love off or put it on hold. it stays with you until death. and i don't know it doesn't continue. >> that's the thing, do you still think about dean now? >> oh, sure. there isn't a day i don't think about him. and the fact that he left and died, i can't believe how bad i was [bleep] that he died on me. i knew he would do it. >> so, i have to ask you this question. you workin'? >> yes. yes. christ, all the time. >> do you know what a verge, sir? where jewish cowboys work. >> the twice married father of seven is still performing live with no plans to quit. is there a goal you have now? >> i wanna live a little longer. >> yeah. >> what's a little longer? >> well i'm 90.
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both made switching to eliquis right for me. ask your doctor if it's right for you. >> what is a girl supposed to do after waking up from a long sleep. each speck of light out there can make a life for ourself. jane yes, that is our own faith salie appearing in the 1909s tv series "star trek: deep space nine." star trek's exploration of the time frontier has spanned five decades now. with more to come as faith explains. >> space, the final frontier. >> it's a line that launch add pop culture power house.
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worlds. >> a line that, would you believe even 50 years later, still doesn't sound quite right to william shat tore, aka captain james tiberius kirk. >> when i heard it i thought, i'm not doing it right. there's something i'm not doing. it's not right. >> oh, i think millions of people, millions and millions would beg to differ. >> star trek the original series which lasted just three years from 1966 to 1969, boldly set off on a voyage that'sville traveling at warp speed half a century later. 50 years ago when you -- >> did you say 50 years ago? >> that show led to spin off series and movies including a 2009 big budget reboot that introduced kirk and hits gang to a new generation of fans.
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it's a good time to be a trek key. and those at last month's annual star trek convention in las vegas no matter what the species were feeling out of this world. >> it's a pilgrimage for -- 50 years. >> there among the kirks and spocks and whatever this is, we found perhaps star trek's most important fan of all, 83-year-old bjo trimble. when you sat down in front of your tv on september 8, 1966 what did you see and how did you feel about it? >> well, we were thrilled to have grown up science fiction finally, not -- there's an ugly monster, like to kill it. >> that might bj and her husband john discovered a sci-fi show they could warm up to in the middle of the cold war. >> what kind of message
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trek give to audiences who were worry that the world might be blown up in the next ten years. >> that maybe it wouldn't be. >> the doomsday machine? >> i'm a doctor not a mechanic. >> so strong to destroy both sides. something like the old h-bomb was supposed to be. >> creator gene roddenberry may have pitched his show to the nbc brass as weighing on train to the stars. but it was his hopeful view of the future, stories of a racially diverse crew settling problems peacefully that turned its viewers on. still, by the end of the second season, word got out that the voyages of the starship enterprise were about to be cancelled. >> my husband, we talked about it, he said, there ought to be something we could do about that. >> using 20th century technology of pen, paper and postage stpams bjo boldly went where few fans had gone before
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campaign to save star trek. and sent it to whom? >> not only to nbc but to all the nbc affiliates, to all local tv stations and most importantly, all the sponsors. >> it worked. star trek was renewed. for one more season. though -- >> television was the term. >> though officially cancelled after third season bjo's effort meant that star trek now had enough episodes, 79 of them, to live on in reruns. >> that is how a whole generation of new star trek fans discovered the show. >> scott mantz is the film critic for access hollywood and if his bar mitzvah photos are any indication a life long trekkie. >> keep in mind that when star trek premiers, youad
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"bewitched." yet you flipped a channel and you're watching star trek, that was ahead of itse. tim >> for him it wasn't just the storytelling that was ahead of its time. it was the way star trek motivated viewers to become fans. >> no entertainment property before star trek had done, likea convention. organizing fans, bringing people together to come and dress up like their characters. >> then those are star trek fans who have become star trek family. >> is this your last name? >> honestly. i am debra kirk. my husband took my last name. >> bravo. >> that's a wise choice. >> i would have done the same glick my son, patrick james -- tiberius kirk. >> i love it. >> all this seems a little spacey to you, consider
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star trek science fiction that today is science of fact. >> there are many things they had in star trek that we had today, the ground on earth or in space. >> special advisor to the intrepid museum. mike mass me know grew up watching star trek. he explored the final frontier for himself. >> like communicator cell phone. use of computers. >> this unit is the ultimate achievement in computer evolution. >> flat screen monitors. ipads. >> but it wasn't just the technology that was ahead of its time. >> if you look at the space program in the '60s when it came out it was primarily white male test pilots who were there. then expanded over the years, civilian scientists, men and women and big italian guys from new york. >> which brings us back to the captain for the shakespearian trained
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always been first and foremost all about entertainment. >> fascinating. >> you have interesting villains here, training, wonderful life forms that take place. you have mental gymnastics of plots. >> and love. >> and you have love. lots and lots of love. oh, yes. pardon me a moment while i think about all that love. >> and for the fans, there's more love than ever. a new spinoff launches on cbs all access in january. the voyages of the starship enterprise are far from over. from our blog to video editing... our technology has to hang tough with us. when you're going to a place without electricity, you need a long battery life.
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now to john dickerson in washington for a look at what's ahead on "face the nation." good morning, john. >> dickerson: good morning, jane. we'll have the latest on hurricane hermine, talk to governor chris christie about that and his support for donald trump. he's running the trump transition. and brand new poll numbers and analysis of where the race stands in this final stretch. >> pauley: john dickerson, thank you. also ahead this morning, conor knighton chats on facebook, details go to our website. next week here on "sunday morning." >> come on, everybody. >> letting loose with wendy williams. ♪ and demi lavas toe. most stubborn makeup with one towelette. need any more proof than that? neutrogena.
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