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the nature of the decision to hire fusion in 2016 but kept for reasons that i can understand to a very select group given the sensitive nature who they hired. >> fusion gps hired christopher steel, former british spy who compiled a dossier, that included unsubstantiated information like ties to the kremlin. and worked for senator rubios's campaign. >> every compa tent campaign does opposition research on opponents. you want to know vulnerabilities. hiring foreign spies is a rather aggressive tactic which is not normal but normal to do opposition research. >> republicans paid fusion gps to initiate the research during the primary. later as the fbi found some of the information credible it kidded hiring steel but when his role became public, that deal collapsed. anthony. >> jeff
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thar thanks. the cbs "overnight news" will be right back.
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this is the cbs "overnight news." as president, donald trump is also head of the republican party. and he denied today that it is a party divided despite evidence to the contrary. including prominent republicans yesterday calling him, a habitual liar and danger to democracy. here is chief congressional correspondent, nancy cordes. >> members of congress. >> jeff flake's call to arms was met with mutiny as gop colleagues refused to open fire on mr. trump. >> still on good terms with the president. >> very focused on getting results. >> job is to put our head down and start ledge lating. >> holding back because t
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their agenda. on issues like tax reform. >> we now have a president who will sign it. >> the yeas are 50. nays are 50. >> just last night. vice president pence cast a tie-breaking vote enabling republicans to block an obama era rule that would have allowed consumers to band together to sue banks for wrongdoing. >> the vice president votes in the affirmative. the join resolution is passed. >> we have great unity. >> the president insisted to day party friction has been overblown. he repeatedly mentioned the standing ovations he got. at yesterday's lunch with senate republcans. >> i think the press makes me, more uncivil than i am. you know people don't understand. i went to an ivy league college. i was a nice student. i did very well. i'm very intelligent person. >> as for flake. >> his poll numbers are terrible. he has done terribly for the greaop
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that likes donald trump very much. >> al mighty god. >> but the senate chaplain, barry black, hailed flake's courage and asked for comedy vine intervention. >> lord, provide us with more patriots who will stand for right regardless of the consequences. >> flake's decision to retire was hailed as a victory by presidential allies like steve bannon. senate republicans argue that's short-sighted. they worry anthony that his seat could now get scooped up by a democrat. >> nancy cordes at the capitol. thank you, nancy. with the republican president under attack by both of arizona's republican senators, we talked to republican voters in the state. here's jim axelrod. >> i will not be complicit or silent. >> senator jeff flake went after donald trump in
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baked, spurious nationalism. off awe john mccain's criticism last week in philadelphia. >> did you vote for president trump. >> i did. >> 2300 miles from both cities there are no clear winners in arizona. >> it is the party. >> lose-lose. >> what do you mean, lose-lose? >> the president loses credibility when heap does this stuff. >> we gathered four republicans at the henry. a coffee shop in phoenix. >> i feel like our senators lost because president trump has a very loud base. a loud and aggressive and somewhat angry base. >> they side with their senators. >> the bigger thing that i see is he is fighting for unity. asking us to unite. >> frank -- >> he walked away from a fight he shouldn't have walked away from. >> and would have liked flaek to hang tougher. >> i was disappointed that he threw in the towel. some what premature. >> all
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calling to stop and said their patience is starting to wear thin with the president. not his policies, his demeanor. >> i personally agree that, that, the president is more divisive than he is uniting. >> we vote for the people. we give them our proxy represent us. when president trump attacks people personally he is attacking all of us. >> four republican voters say they are now a bit more concerned about the 201 senate race here as well as unpopular as flake is, his departure opens the door to the possibility of a candidate who could have a tougher time holding on to a senate seat, been in republican hand for more than two decades. anthony. >> jim axelrod, thank you. >> president trump told reporters today that he did not specifically order the military mission in niger in which four american soldiers were killed. he said his generals mad t
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decision. we have also learned the pentagon deployed elite commandos to search for one of the soldiers. margaret brennan is following this. >> sources describe the ambush as a complex attack involving rocket propelled grenade and small arms fire. investigators are still trying to determine how or when sergeant la david johnson army mechanic got separate from 11 other u.s. troops. also unknown whether he was alive when the wounded troops were evacuated. his body was recovered two days later. on the morning of october 4th, the soldiers were on a joint patrol with 30 forces near the village of tongo, tongo. they met with elders and loaded on sa pliz. at the end of a 24-hour mission when the attack began. an hour into the fight. patrol called for help. french forces arrived 30 minutes later. the military soon declared a dustwun, duty status where abuts unknown for sergeant johnson. request made to chairman of the joint chiefs, joseph
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more u.s. personally. >> at that point knowing we had a missing soldier, we made a decision to make sure all resources to include national assets were available for the recovery operation. >> it is still unclear whether at take was preplanned. but investigators believe it was carried out buy an isis offshoot operating in the area. according to military officials the group is run by this man. he command just 40 to 606 fighters but has allies throughout the region. he is wanted by u.s. and french authorities. but, u.s. intelligence has not established a direct link between him and the isis militants that the u.s. has already fighting on the battleground in iraq and syria. anthony. >> margaret brennan at the pentagon. thank you. coming up next -- would you give amazon the key to your home?
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to prevent packages from being stolen from your mailbox or your doorstep, would you give a delivery service access to your home? starting next month, some amazon shoppers will have that option. here is anna werner. >> use amazon -- >> amazon's cheerful video, presents the key program as a simple convenient way to have your packages dropped off inside your home. here's how it works. for $249, you buy a special smart door lock, along with an in-home wireless camera aimed at the door. when the delivery driver arrives, amazon gets a notification. the company activates the camera and unlocks the door remotely. the driver can open your door and put your package inside. he steps outside and asks amazon to relock the door. you can watch the delivery happen live or view a video sent later. convenient in theory, sure. but on twitter one user called it a
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another asked, convenient or too creepy? a third said tongue in cheek what could possibly go wrong? cybersecurity expert john cilios says hacking. >> biggest risk is the hackers who get ahold of the database of door code. literally if they can hack the nsa, they can hack, a database of, you know, entry code into, an entire block's worth of homes. that part its what scares me, not how amazon will use it. how the hackers will use it. >> but with 11 million packages stolen every year, yahoo! technology writer and cbs sunday morning contributor david pogue says. >> to me the comparison is not should amazon be allowed to open the front door and drop off a package and possibly then ransack my house? the question is is that a better option than leaving my expensive order on my front porsche when i am not home to me that's the
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prime members only. if anything were to go wrong it offers a satisfaction guarantee. anthony. >> what could possibly go wrong? anna werner, thanks. coming up. a "60 minutes" investigation into contaminating flooring lead to a multimillion dollar settlement. that cough doesn't sound so good. take mucinex dm. i'll text you in 4 hours when your cough returns. one pill lasts 12 hours, so... looks like i'm good all night! why take 4-hour cough medicine? just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. let's end this.
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lumber liquidators agreed to pay $36 million to settle lawsuits over contaminated wood flooring. a 60 minutes investigation found that laminated flooring made in china contained formaldehyde which can cause cancer. the flooring between 2009 and 2015 has been discontinued. news about this broadcast. cbs news president david rhodes announced today, jeff glor will be the anchor of "cbs evening news." jeff is an experienced journalist, good friend to all of us here at cbs, and we will be proud to pass the baton to him next month. the broadcast will be in the best hand you can be sure of that. and i will finally get a day off. congratulations, jeff. up next, remembering fats domino, a g
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♪ ♪ >> announcer: this portion is
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music came alive in the 1950s thanks in great part to antoine domino junior, better known as fats. fats domino died yesterday at home in louisiana. he was 89. he helped create a new style of music called, rock 'n' roll. >> once again, fats domino. >> fats domino a show stopping piano player with a soothing baritone voice. ♪ i'm walking >> most powerful and popular of a generation of keyboardists. domino rocked into public consciousness in the
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with the "fat man." >> because i went to. >> his dynamic style and warm vocals drew crowd and inspired musicians some who began as fans would later perform with him. rolling stone likened him to benjamin franklin, beloved for the revolutionary change he's brought to r & b, a blend of new orleans parade rhythms and rock 'n' roll. ♪ i found my thrill >> reporter: perhaps best known for his rich ren daidition of blueberry hill. ♪ sunset i fund my thrill ♪ >> the song entered pop culture as an anthem for young lovers. ♪ on blueberry hill ♪ ♪ >> reporter: fats domino had 37 top 40 singles, selling 65 million record in a career that spanned five decade. ♪ ♪ along the
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barriers. and transcended genres crossing over into country music. a global star, he never forgot his new orleans roots. almost dying at home in the lower ninth ward during hurricane katrina. >> sorry it happened to me and everybody else. ♪ all over the country people want to know whatever happened to fats domino ♪ >> touched by the outpouring of concern, he reminded fans he was alive and well, in the title track of his last album. ♪ and i'm where i want to be ♪ ♪ and that's the "overnight news" for this thursday. for some of you the news continues. for others, check back a little later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm anthony
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welcome to the "overnight news." i'm jericka duncan. the white house scrambling to contain the gop family feud that threatens to derail president trump's stalled legislative agenda. the president insisted there is great unity within the republican party as he kept up his war of word with arizona senator jeff flake. as for the upcoming battle over tax cuts, the president predicts both flake and senator bob corker another gop critic will vote with him. nancy cordes has the more. >> reporter: arizona republican jeff flake's call to arms was met with mutiny as gop colleagues
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on mr. trump. >> i am still on good terms with the president. >> very focused on results. >> put our led down and start ledge lating. >> holding back partly because the trump white house is key to their agenda on issues look tax reform. >> we have a president. >> the yeas are 50. nays are 50. >> just last night. vice president pence cast a tie-breaking vote enabling republicans to block an obama era rule that would have allowed consumers to band together to sue banks for wrongdoing. >> the vice president votes in the affirmative. and the joint resolution is passed. >> well have great unity. >> the president insisted today that party friction has been overblown. he repeatedly mentioned the standing ovations he got, at yesterday's lunch with senate republicans. >> i think the press makes me, more uncivil than i am. people don't understand. i want to an ivy league college.
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i was a nice student. did very well. i am ape very intelligent person. >> as for flake. >> his poll numbers are terrible. he has done terrible for the state of arizona. a state that likes donald trump very much. >> but the senate chaplain, barry black, hailed flake's courage and asked for intervention. >> lord, provide us with more patriots who will stand for right regardless of the consequences. the people of puerto rico are still picking up the pieces of their shattered island which was devastated last month by hurricane maria. roads and bridges remain washed out and tens of thousand of homes were destroyed or damaged. and much of the island remains without power. well, now, a no bid government contract to fix the power grid is coming under fire.
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julianna goldman has the story. >> it has been more than a month since hurricane maria ravaged puerto rico leaving the power grid in shambles. today, 75% of the island is still without power. lawmakers are asking why a small montana company was granted a $300 million no bid contract. >> my biggest concern we don't have enough information as to the process that went through that. >> republican congressman, rob bishop chairs the house committee that oversees puerto rico. the government company, prepa signed with whitefish energy, two person two-year-old company whose largest previous federal contract had been for $1.3 million to upgrade lines in arizona. prepa filed for bankruptcien july amid the island's on going debt crisis. bypassed utilities and muchable aid system activate ford storm recovery. the $300 million contract is the biggest yet for puerto rico's
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whitefish which relies on subcontractors for their work. >> this atears to be a small company are they capable of doing the job, that, that, i think they're being asked. >> republican senator, chair of the energy committee expects a hearing on puerto rico in the next week. and democratic senator maria cantwell is calling for an investigation. >> here ready to light up puerto rico. >> the subcontractor rates are raising questions. $4262 per hour for supervisor. $319 for a lineman. and its ties to the administration are under scrutiny. whitefish backed by hpc investments. founder and partner, gave $33,000 to the campaign of then texas governor now energy secretary rick perry. colinetta and his wife gave $2,200 to president trump. >> i'm andy techmansik. >> he knows, ryan zinke.
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whitefish based in his hometown. interior department and whitefish say zinke played no role in the contract and the company says colinetta didn't either white fish officials were willing to work for $2 million up front while prepa was considering, wanted $25 million. tonight puerto rico's governor will be reviewing the contracting process. anthony. when rock 'n' roll was born in the 50s and 60s, stars, elvis, chuck berry, jerry lee lewis and fats domino. his piano and baritone set the stage for acts that followed him. well fats passed away of natural causes just across the river from his beloved hometown of new orleans. he was 89. anthony mason has the story of his life and remarkable career.
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>> once again, fats domino. >> fats domino a show stopping piano player with a soothing baritone voice. ♪ i'm walking >> most powerful and popular of a generation of keyboardists. domino rocked into public consciousness in the 1950s. with the "fat man." >> because i went to. >> his dynamic style and warm vocals drew crowd and inspired musicians some who began as fans would later perform with him. rolling stone likened him to benjamin franklin, beloved for the revolutionary change he's brought to r & b, a blend of new orleans parade rhythms and rock 'n' roll. ♪ i found my thrill >> reporter: perhaps best known for his rich rendition of blueberry hill. ♪ sunset i fund my thrill ♪ >> the song entered pop culture as an anthem for young lovers. ♪ on blueberry hill ♪
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♪ >> reporter: fats domino had 37 top 40 singles, selling 65 million record in a career that spanned five decade. ♪ ♪ along the way he broke racial barriers. and transcended genres crossing over into country music. a global star, he never forgot his new orleans roots. almost dying at home in the lower ninth ward during hurricane katrina. >> sorry it happened to me and everybody else. ♪ all over the country people want to know whatever happened to fats domino ♪ >> touched by the outpouring of concern, he reminded fans he was alive and well t
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♪ ♪ this is the cbs "overnight news." it's been said that you can be the biggest star in hollywood or rock 'n' roll, but you haven't really made it until you have been photographed by annie lebovitz. she has a book of port ritz and leibovitz sat down to discuss with charlie rose. >> i love photography. i eat it up. fee feel like an encyclopedia inside. photographing the queen. i am thinking of about cecil beaton taking the picture. she said, annie, you have really got to find your own way. >> is that the way she
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way. >> your majesty. i will ask you to look to your left. >> there are few kinds of royalty that sunny has not photographed. her subjects some of most prominent people in the world. famous athletes. actors, presidents, and business men, turned president. >> this is down in palm beach. leaving to go back to new york. >> latest collection spans her work from 2005 to 2016. the year she writes culture was shifting in ways that we didn't quite take in. >> why this book now? what's the story of this book? >> well, over a year ago, must have been august, like three months before the election iechl thought, you know, i think i should try to put a book out. it would end with hillary clinton in the white house. that would be my ending. >> that was your plan? >> that was my plan. >> then we had an election. >> we had an election. i really do think in the last,
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20, 30 pages you can feely like not knowing where to go what to do if i was throwing in there. kate mckinnon. oprah. throw her in. bruce springsteen. throw him in. we head to pick ourselves up. >> as one of the most sought after portraitists in the world. she worked with top magazine editors who as she did became celebrities in their own right. >> how did they define you? from, from, how were they definition? >> after 13 years at rolling stone it was hard for any one to tell me what to do. they were smart enough off to know to let me go do what i do and find may way. >> you were tough enough to do it? >> i love my work. >> her work regabegan in the counterculture capital of san francisco. in three years at 24 she was
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photographer. scoring stars like john lennon and mick jagger. who in 1975, personally asked leibovitz to swap the magazine for his rock 'n' roll band. >> i was bright-eyed like i couldn't believe, you know, everything that i was walking into. >> did that begin with rolling stone? >> rolling stone. hanging out with the two biggest stars. >> you were hanging out. no. no. >> i never hung out. >> come on. >> i never hung out. >> you were part of the thing. >> i did not hang out. >> a rolling caravan, you were part of it. >> i went on tour with the rlling stones. and, two, three cities. and in 1975. the tour photographer for the rolling stones. >> she left the tour with a drug addiction that took years to overcome. but found new sli
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and long time partner, susan sontag. >> i thought about the relationship with susan. thought, oh, god this is mean i will have to be good. this is going to be about my work. to know susan. >> because you, she wouldn't have it any other way. >> that's right. that's right. she's tough. she was tough. >> she said. >> she set a bar. >> she definitely set a bar. for quality of life. >> didn't have to do much to set a bar. she was the bar. >> their 15 year relationship ended when susan died from cancer in 2004. her death marked a a period of hardship for leibovtiz, lost her parents and found herself in millions in dealt. >> i would do assignments. pay for them myself. had no regard for money. had no regard for -- for -- for business. well that is completely not happening anymore. you know i just worked really hard and picked it all up and put it become together.
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more. >> okay, girls. >> now 68, leibovitz lives with her three daughters in new york city. and works with her team in an office downtown. >> what would the natural light feel like? >> for all of the change her world has met with over the years she says she find herself increasing prepared for it. >> i feel more like a creative artist using foelt graphotograp. digital work is interesting. >> first word for you is artist not photographer. >> thank you. yes. i would like that. >> an artist who uses a camera. that's your brush? that's your, your -- >> it's come to that. i have had many stages of photography as there are many ways to take photographs. but i feel now, i am in that stage. of my life where i use the camera, you know in that way. >> i think you have said this. i hope you have. >> ha-ha. >> me too the way you a
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it. >> you welcome age and learn from age. >> i have said that. i think it is not talked about enough. how interesting it is. >> i do too. i really do. i mean. >> it is, really exciting. and -- it doesn't mean you are going to necessarily take -- a better photograph. but you know what you are doing. it's just great. i love it. i just love it. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay.
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they're the unsung heroes of the news business. sketch artists when cameras aren't allowed for whatever reason, the artist who captures the moment. lee cowen had a chat with some of the best. >> reporter: as lohan surrendered the judge ordered cameras turned off leaving a sketch artist to capture the moment she was cuffed and led away. there is a scumpell -- come paling part of art drawn on the fly when the subject is famous and in court. some times i will do this, outside shape. sometimes the eye. it depend. bill roblis spent a lifetime capturing celebrities when cameras couldn't. from madonna to dustin hoffman, to oj simpson to michael jackson. >> even got the stubble on his face. >> yeah, the stubble. band-aid over the tip of the
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people were wondering if the the nose was falling off or what. >> there are notorious too. the night stalker, hillside strangler and unabomber. just to name a few. do you think of yourself more as an artist or, a journalist? >> beth. you have off to think like a journalist. but you are an artist. >> an artist with little time to plan, and no team for mistakes. >> i draw direct with a pen. no pencil. once i get the drawing to a finished state then i add the color. but usually in the hallway that the color goes on. >> this is easier to do. >> elizabeth williams has sketched many sketchy person. and she has written about them too. inill straltillustrated courtro. under intense deadline pressure not allowed any artist license. >> courtroom art is really not
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it's really much more factual. but that's what it is. that's what it is. it's not intended to be creative. it is intended to inform. >> which is why the library of congress mounted a first of its kind, special exhibit called drawing justice. the library amassed a collection of thousand of courtroom sketches many of which gathering dustin studios around the country. sarah duke is the exhibit's curator. has drawings that date back over five decade. >> start with jack ruby in 1964. there is also the son of sam. david burkowitz. bursting out with obscenities. mob boss john gotti giving a look that could kill. >> he made it clear he did not like the way he was depicted. >> jacqueline kennedy onassis looks almost regal. rapper p diddy in puff daddy days looks positively
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>> each drawing tells a story whether it's, martha, nervously playing with her hair, or joanne woodward knitting during the newman salad dressing trial. these are just moments that, that allude us if artists don't capture them. >> have hey look at this. star quarterback, tom brady, and this is, a widely criticized sketch of hip. >> it doesn't always go so well. when jane rosenberg rushed out the sketch of tom brady during the deflategate aper ans she wasn't lampooned she was mocked. >> didn't make him look soft and beautiful. which he is. when i am working fast. lines are heavy, fast. try to pull out quick things. >> here its another one. not good enough. nope. >> elizabeth williams her own worst critics rejects more drawings than approves doesn't settle on a face until she doodled it. >> if you took the stand. >> over and over and over
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this right yet. i mean this is going to, going to take me, probably, a whole page of you. to get you. look, your brow is, actually defined like that. see. so now, i know. but. >> people always ask me do you make them uglier because of, what they have done? no, you have to remain professional. you have to remain, true to what you see. >> especially when it is some one like charles manson. >> looks like he is staring right at you. >> yeah, he got into stares with media. there he is with the x carved which he turned into a swastika. he will never forget the day the hippy cult leader leapt across the defense table in a failed attempt to attack the judge. >> all of a sudden, manson hollered, somebody has to cut your head off, old man. and leaped. before you knew it, the bailiff
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talkd h tackled him in midair. often the news worthy moments are most fleeting off the awe tonight, bernard madoff behind bars. >> borny madoff, the financier whose scheme bilked billions out of investors. the image mattered most was the iffage in cuffs, it happened so fast, elizabeth williams almost missed it. >> federal marshals came over, descended upon him and put handcuffs on him i thought to myself, holy moly they're going to put this guy in prison right now. i just, started drawing him. i thought the arms back. hand are cuffed. i got, like -- this marshal and then, tie got the, the, jail cell. the door open. one of the victims came up and took her fingers and kissed right where his hand were. and she said, that's just what i want feud see. i said, that's right. that's whey i drew it. >> i remember reporter years
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dinosaur. but here it is. 46 going on 47 years. still
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there are 54 weeks to next year's election. the battle for governor of kansas is already heating up. four young men are already pounding the campaign trail. at least when they're not in school. dean reynold as their story. >> these four high school students are smart, politically active. forward thinking and running for governor of kansas. >> i mean, government norks come on. right? >> why not? >> why not? >> why not indeed. because it seems the 19th century state leaders never thought to include age requirements to run for governor. or any requirements. >>
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you know, wouldn't matter. >> last year when she was 15. jack ferguson filed to run as a democrat. >> i am going to go fight for what the people want. and i think when you give people true honest choice, very rare in american politics they're more likely to vote for you. >> timyler is a republican. >> of course there is a chance we can run. what matters the four of us have a chance of winning this election. >> there is really no chance of one of these kids becoming the governor of kansas. >> reporter: none? >> no. >> neil allen, political scientist at wichita state, university. >> none of the teenagers has experience in elected office. but our president didn't have any experience in elected office until elected. so, maybe we are seeing a trend. >> i encourage the legislature. >> governor sam brownback, is leaving and the office to succeed him is crowded. but the republican is undaunted. >> youthful point of view in a field of career
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could be good in topeka. >> libertarian, whose friend sea say they're not surprise his hat is in the ring. >> yeah, something he would do. nothing crazy. i am not having crazy reactions at all. >> decriminalize every drug. off awe most important as public school student, education. >> transparency. >> to cut taxes cut spending as well. >> campaign would be extra couric lar activity for them. but they saul say they can adjust their schedules to study and stump. >> say we are not serious about it. we fit the legal requirements. if we are running, we are in it to win it. >> run for class president? >> i did that. >> the party primaries are next august. election day is november 6th, 2018. dean reynolds. cbs news, wichita. that's the "overnight news" for thursday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us later for the morning news and
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from the broadcast center, in new york city, i'm jericka dunn an. something is fishy. what congressional critics are saying about the no bid contract awarded the whitefish energy company to rebuild puerto rico's electric cal grid. also tonight -- >> well have great unity. >> the president denies his party is divided. >> i call it a love-fest. >> the postman always rings twice, but the amazon man will walk right in. ♪ i'm walking yes indeed i'm talking ♪ >> and we are talking about one of the founding fathers of rock 'n' roll, fats domino. ♪ oh
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blueberry hill ♪ ♪ ♪ this is the cbs "overnight news." five weeks later the power is still out in most of puerto rico. now lightbulbs are going off in the heads of members of congress. calling for an investigation of the deal that awarded a big contract to a tiny company to get the power back on. the company happens to be headquartered in hometown of a member of the trump cabinet. julianna goldman is looking into this. >> more than a month since hurricane maria ravaged puerto rico leaving the power grid in shambles. 75% of the island without power. law makers are asking why a small montana company was granted a $300 million no bid contract to help rebuild transmission and distribution lines. >> my biggest concern we don't have enough information as to the process that went through
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>> republican congressman, rob bishop chairs the house committee that eversees puerto rico. the government company, prepa signed with whitefish energy, two person two-year-old company whose largest previous federal contract had been for $1.3 million to upgrade lines in arizona. prepa filed for bankruptcien july amid the island's on going debt crisis. bypassed utilities and muchable aid system activate ford storm recovery. the $300 million contract is the biggest yet for puerto rico's recovery effort and for whitefish which relies on subcontractors for their work. >> this atears to be a small company are they capable of doing the job, that, that, i think they're being asked. >> republican senator, chair of the energy committee expects a hearing on puerto rico in the next week. and democratic senator maria cantwell is calling for an investigation. >> here ready to light up puerto rico. >> the subcontractor rates are
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raising questions. $4262 per hour for supervisor. $319 for a lineman. and its ties to the administration are under scrutiny. whitefish backed by hpc investments. founder and partner, gave $33,000 to the campaign of then texas governor now energy secretary rick perry. colinetta and his wife gave $2,200 to president trump. >> i'm andy techmansik. >> he knows, ryan zinke. whitefish based in his hometown. interior department and whitefish say zinke played no role in the contract and the company says colinetta didn't either white fish officials were willing to work for $2 million up front while prepa was considering, wanted $25 million. tonight puerto rico's governor will be reviewing the contracting process. anthony. >> thanks. hurricane maria also
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critical drugs and medical supplies. dr. jon lapook found hospitals on the u.s. mainland are seeing shortages. >> this is slated to go to patients for infusion. >> the small bags of intravenous fluid deliver life saving medications, antibiotics and chemotherapy. the job at nyu health is to manage supplies. and she is worried. the bags are in short supply. >> we have been practically hand to mouth. counting by the drops how much we have in house. really nerve-racking to, to think about not being able to have those bags available for the patients. >> her concern is echoed by hospitals and pharmacists around the country. the american hospital association told cbs news, the shortage is quickly becoming a crisis and threat to public health. >> there was already an existing shortage for several years.
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made worse by facilities damaged by the hurricanes. on top of that, the three major manufacturers usually shut down for maintenance before the end of the year. >> this the thing that keeps me up at night. because the i feel if those shut down, go on as planned, we could be experiencing unprecedented issues around iv solutions. >> meaning what? >> meaning that we may be in a situation where we have run out of a lot of those necessary iv fluids for the hospital. >> salt water. sugar solutions. >> of correct. >> that's meat and potato stuff. >> first thing that we do. we use an iv. hang an iv. that's how we start taking care of you. >> we have been told that patient care has not been compromised so far. but it is unclear how long that can last given the strain on the system. anthony. >> dr. jon lapook. president trump today called
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helped pay for some of the information in a dossier of allegations against him. >> reporter: the 35 page dossier details some of the most explosive allegations under investigation by robert mueller. president trump continued to dismiss the document today. >> it was made up and, i understand they paid a tremendous amount of money, and hillary clinton always denied it. the democrats always denied it. >> the law firm that represented both the democratic national committee and the hillary for america campaign has confirmed that it paid fusion gps in april of 2016 to perform a variety of research services. until now, some top clinton campaign officials have denied knowing who was behind the effort to dig up dirt. former campaign spokesman brian fallond. >> small group of folks aware of the nature of the deon
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hire fusion in 2016 but kept for reasons that i can understand to a very select group given the sensitive nature who they hired. >> fusion gps hired christopher steel, former british spy who compiled a dossier, that included unsubstantiated information like ties to the kremlin. and worked for senator rubios's campaign. >> every compa tent campaign does opposition research on opponents. you want to know vulnerabilities. hiring foreign spies is a rather aggressive tactic which is not normal but normal to do opposition research. >> republicans paid fusion gps to initiate the research during the primary. later as the fbi found some of the information credible it kidded hiring steel but when his role became public, that deal collapsed. anthony. >> jeff pegues. thanks.
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this is the cbs "overnight news." as president, donald trump is also head of the republican party. and he denied today that it is a party divided despite evidence to the contrary. including prominent republicans yesterday calling him, a habitual liar and danger to democracy. here is chief congressional correspondent, nancy cordes. >> members of congress. >> jeff flake's call to arms was met with mutiny as gop colleagues refused to open fire on mr. trump. >> still on good terms with the president. >> very focused on getting results. >> job is to put our head down and start legislating.
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>> holding back because the trump white house is key to their agenda. on issues like tax reform. >> we now have a president who will sign it. >> the yeas are 50. nays are 50. >> just last night. vice president pence cast a tie-breaking vote enabling republicans to block an obama era rule that would have allowed consumers to band together to sue banks for wrongdoing. >> the vice president votes in the affirmative. the join resolution is passed. >> we have great unity. >> the president insisted to day party friction has been overblown. he repeatedly mentioned the standing ovations he got. at yesterday's lunch with senate republicans. >> i think the press makes me, more uncivil than i am. you know people don't understand. i went to an ivy league college. i was a nice student. i did very well. i'm very intelligent person. >> as for flake. >> his poll numbers are terrible.
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that likes donald trump very much. >> al mighty god. >> but the senate chaplain, barry black, hailed flake's courage and asked for stom divine intervention. >> lord, provide us with more patriots who will stand for right regardless of the consequences. >> flake's decision to retire was hailed as a victory by presidential allies like steve bannon. senate republicans argue that's short-sighted. they worry anthony that his seat could now get scooped up by a democrat. >> nancy cordes at the capitol. thank you, nancy. with the republican president under attack by both of arizona's republican senators, we talked to republican voters % in the state. here's jim axelrod. >> i will not be complicit or silent. >> senator jeff flake went after donald trump in washington.
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>> for the sake of some half baked, spurious nationalism. off awe john mccain's criticism last week in philadelphia. >> did you vote for president trump. >> i did. >> 2300 miles from both cities there are no clear winners in arizona. >> it is the party. >> lose-lose. >> what do you mean, lose-lose? >> the president loses credibility when heap does this stuff. >> we gathered four republicans at the henry. a coffee shop in phoenix. >> i feel like our senators lost because president trump has a very loud base. a loud and aggressive and somewhat angry base. >> they side with their senators. >> the bigger thing that i see is he is fighting for unity. asking us to unite. >> frank -- >> he walked away from a fight he shouldn't have walked away from. >> and would have liked flaek to hang tougher.
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>> i was disappointed that he threw in the towel. some what premature. >> all four want the name calling to stop and said their patience is starting to wear thin with the president. not his policies, his demeanor. >> i personally agree that, that, the president is more divisive than he is uniting. >> we vote for the people. we give them our proxy represent us. when president trump attacks people personally he is attacking all of us. >> four republican voters say they are now a bit more concerned about the 201 senate race here as well as unpopular as flake is, his departure opens the door to the possibility of a candidate who could have a tougher time holding on to a senate seat, been in republican hand for more than two decades. anthony. >> jim axelrod, thank you. >> president trump told reporters today that he did not specifically order the military mission in niger in which four american soldiers were killed. he said his generals made the decision.
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pentagon deployed elite commandos to search for one of the soldiers. margaret brennan is following this. >> sources describe the ambush as a complex attack involving rocket propelled grenade and small arms fire. investigators are still trying to determine how or when sergeant la david johnson army mechanic got separate from 11 other u.s. troops. also unknown whether he was alive when the wounded troops were evacuated. his body was recovered two days later. on the morning of october 4th, the soldiers were on a joint patrol with 30 forces near the village of tongo, tongo. they met with elders and loaded on sa pliz. at the end of a 24-hour mission when the attack began. an hour into the fight. patrol called for help. french forces arrived 30 minutes
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later. the military soon declared a dustwun, duty status where abuts unknown for sergeant johnson. request made to chairman of the joint chiefs, joseph dunford for more u.s. personally. >> at that point knowing we had a missing soldier, we made a decision to make sure all resources to include national assets were available for the recovery operation. >> it is still unclear whether at take was preplanned. but investigators believe it was carried out buy an isis offshoot operating in the area. according to military officials the group is run by this man. he command just 40 to 606 fighters but has allies throughout the region. he is wanted by u.s. and french authorities. but, u.s. intelligence has not established a direct link between him and the isis militants that the u.s. has already fighting on the battleground in iraq and syria. anthony. >> margaret brennan at the pentagon. thank you. coming up next -- would you give amazon the key to your home?
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being stolen from your mailbox or your doorstep, would you give a delivery service access to your home? starting next month, some amazon shoppers will have that option. here is anna werner. >> use amazon -- >> amazon's cheerful video, presents the key program as a simple convenient way to have your packages dropped off inside your home. here's how it works. for $249, you buy a special smart door lock, along with an in-home wireless camera aimed at the door. when the delivery driver arrives, amazon gets a notification. the company activates the camera and unlocks the door remotely. the driver can open your door and put your package inside. he steps outside and asks amazon to relock the door.
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you can watch the delivery happen live or view a video sent later. convenient in theory, sure. but on twitter one user called it a hilariously bad idea. another asked, convenient or too creepy? a third said tongue in cheek what could possibly go wrong? cybersecurity expert john cilios says hacking. >> biggest risk is the hackers who get ahold of the database of door code. literally if they can hack the nsa, they can hack, a database of, you know, entry code into, an entire block's worth of homes. that part its what scares me, not how amazon will use it. how the hackers will use it. >> but with 11 million packages stolen every year, yahoo! technology writer and cbs sunday morning contributor david pogue says. >> to me the comparison is not should amazon be allowed to open package and possibly then f a - ransack my house? the question is is that a better option than leaving my expensive order on my front porsche when i am not home to me that's the risk.
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>> sr. vis available to amazon prime members only. if anything were to go wrong it offers a satisfaction guarantee. anthony. >> what could possibly go wrong? anna werner, thanks. coming up. a "60 minutes" investigation into contaminating flooring lead to a multimillion dollar settlement. baa baa black sheep, have you any wool? no sir, no sir, some nincompoop stole all my wool sweaters, smart tv and gaming system. luckily, the geico insurance agency recently helped baa baa with renters insurance. everything stolen was replaced. and the hooligan who lives down the lane was caught selling the stolen goods online. visit geico.com and see how easy it is to switch and save on renters insurance.
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lumber liquidators agreed to pay $36 million to settle lawsuits over contaminated wood flooring. a 60 minutes investigation found that laminated flooring made in china contained formaldehyde which can cause cancer. the flooring between 2009 and 2015 has been discontinued. news about this broadcast. cbs news president david rhodes announced today, jeff glor will be the anchor of "cbs evening news." jeff is an experienced journalist, good friend to all of us here at cbs, and we will be proud to pass the baton to him next month. the broadcast will be in the best hand you can be sure of that. and i will finally get a day off. congratulations, jeff. up next, remembering fats domino, a 5'5" giant of rock 'n' roll. ♪
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music came alive in the 1950s thanks in great part to antoine domino junior, better known as fats. fats domino died yesterday at home in louisiana. he was 89. he helped create a new style of music called, rock 'n' roll. >> once again, fats domino. >> fats domino a show stopping piano player with a soothing baritone voice. ♪ i'm walking >> most powerful and popular of a generation of keyboardists. domino rocked into public consciousness in the 1950s. with the "fat man." >> because i went to. >> his dynamic style and warm vocals drew crowd and inspired musicians some who began as fans would later perform with him. rolling stone likened him to
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benjamin franklin, beloved for the revolutionary change he's brought to r & b, a blend of new orleans parade rhythms and rock 'n' roll. ♪ i found my thrill >> reporter: perhaps best known for his rich rendition of blueberry hill. ♪ sunset i fund my thrill ♪ >> the song entered pop culture as an anthem for young lovers. ♪ on blueberry hill ♪ ♪ >> reporter: fats domino had 37 top 40 singles, selling 65
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million record in a career that spanned five decade. ♪ ♪ along the way he broke racial barriers. and transcended genres crossing over into country music. a global star, he never forgot his new orleans roots. almost dying at home in the lower ninth ward during hurricane katrina. >> sorry it happened to me and everybody else. ♪ all over the country people want to know whatever happened to fats domino ♪ >> touched by the outpouring of concern, he reminded fans he was alive and well, in the title track of his last album. ♪ and i'm where i want to be ♪ ♪ and that's the "overnight news" for this thursday. for some of you the news continues. for others, check back a little later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm anthony mason. thank you for watching.
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york city, i'm anthony mason. thank you for watching. welcome to the "overnight news." i'm jericka duncan. the white house is scrambling to containt gop family feud. the president insisted there is great unity within the republican party when he kept up his war of word with senator jeff flake. as for the upcoming battle over tax cults. the president predicts flake and senator bob corker, a gop critic will vote with him. nancy cordes has more.
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>> jeff flake's call to arms was met with mutiny as gop colleagues refused to open fire on mr. trump. >> still on good terms with the president. >> very focused on getting results. >> job is to put our head down and start legislating. >> holding back because the trump white house is key to their agenda. on issues like tax reform. >> we now have a president who will sign it. >> the yeas are 50. nays are 50. >> just last night. vice president pence cast a tie-breaking vote enabling republicans to block an obama era rule that would have allowed consumers to band together to sue banks for wrongdoing. >> the vice president votes in the affirmative. the join resolution is passed. >> we have great unity. >> the president insisted to day party friction has been overblown. he repeatedly mentioned the standing ovations he got.
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at yesterday's lunch with senate republicans. >> i think the press makes me, more uncivil than i am. you know people don't understand. i went to an ivy league college. i was a nice student. i did very well. i'm very intelligent person. >> as for flake. >> his poll numbers are terrible. he has done terribly for the great people of arizona, a state that likes donald trump very much. >> al mighty god. >> but the senate chaplain, barry black, hailed flake's courage and asked for comedy vine intervention. >> lord, provide us with more patriots who will stand for right regardless of the consequences. >> flake's decision to retire was hailed as a victory by presidential allies like steve bannon. senate republicans argue that's short-sighted. they worry anthony that his seat could now get scooped up by a democrat. >> nancy cordes at the capitol. thank you, nancy.
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julianna goldman has the story. >> more than a month since hurricane mraia ravaged puerto rico. leaving the power grid in shambles. today, 75% of the island is without power. lawmakers in both parties are asking why a small montana company was granted the $300 million no bid contract. to help transmission and distribution lines. >> my biggest concern we don't have enough information as to the process that went through that. >> republican congressman, rob bishop chairs the house committee that oversees puerto rico. the government company, prepa signed with whitefish energy, two person two-year-old company whose largest previous federal contract had been for $1.3 million to upgrade lines in arizona. prepa filed for bankruptcien july amid the island's on going debt crisis. bypassed utilities and muchable aid system activate ford storm recovery. the $300 million contracis
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whitefish which relies on subcontractors for their work. >> this appears to be a pretty small company are they capable of doing the job, that, that, i think they're being asked. >> republican senator, chair of the energy committee expects a hearing on puerto rico in the next week. and democratic senator maria cantwell is calling for an investigation. >> here ready to light up puerto rico. >> the subcontractor rates are raising questions. $4262 per hour for supervisor. $319 for a lineman. and its ties to the administration are under scrutiny. whitefish backed by hpc investments. founder and partner, gave $33,000 to the campaign of then texas governor now energy secretary rick perry. colinetta and his wife gave $2,200 to president trump. >> i'm andy techmansik. >> he knows, ryan zinke. whitefish based in hiset
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interior department and whitefish say zinke played no role in the contract and the company says colinetta didn't either white fish officials were willing to work for $2 million up front while prepa was considering, wanted $25 million. tonight puerto rico's governor will be reviewing the contracting process. they helped set the stage for the act that followed him. fats passed away from natural causes across the river from new orleans. he was 89. anthony mason has the story of his life and remarkable career. >> fats domino a show stopping
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piano player with a soothing baritone voice. ♪ i'm walking >> most powerful and popular of a generation of keyboardists. domino rocked into public consciousness in the 1950s. with the "fat man." >> because i went to. >> his dynamic style and warm vocals drew crowd and inspired musicians some who began as fans would later perform with him. rolling stone likened him to benjamin franklin, beloved for the revolutionary change he's brought to r & b, a blend of new orleans parade rhythms and rock 'n' roll. ♪ i found my thrill >> reporter: perhaps best known for his rich rendition of blueberry hill. ♪
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>> the song entered pop culture as an anthem for young lovers. ♪ on blueberry hill ♪ ♪ >> reporter: fats domino had 37 top 40 singles, selling 65 million record in a career that spanned five decade. ♪ ♪ along the way he broke racial barriers. and transcended genres crossing over into country music. a global star, he never forgot his new orleans roots. almost dying at home in the lower ninth ward during hurricane katrina. >> sorry it happened to me and everybody else. ♪ all over the country people want to know whatever happened to fats domino ♪ >> touched by the outpouring of concern, he reminded fans he was alive and well, in the title trac h
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this is the cbs "overnight news." it has been said you can be the biggest star in hollywood or rock 'n' roll, but you haven't really made it until you have been photographed by annie liebovitz. really think about cecilb taking your picture. she said annie, you have got to find your own way. >> is that the way she
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>> you must find your own way. there are few kinds of royalty that she has not photographed. subjects are some of the most prominent people in the world. they are athletes. actors, presidents, and businessmen. turned president. her latest collection from 2005 to 2016. years she writes when culture was shifting in ways we didn't take in. >> why this book now. over a year ago. i thought i should try to put a become out. it would end with hillary clinton in the white house. that would be my ending. >> that was your plan. >> then we had an elects. >> then we had an election. >> i really do think in the last,
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me just not knowing where to go what to do i was throwing everything in there. shot kate mckinnon. shot oprah. throw her in. shot bruce springsteen. throw him in. we head to pick ourselves up. >> reporter: as one of the most sought after portraitists in the world she worked with top magazine editors who as she did became celebrities in their own right. but how did they define you? i mean from, from, jan winner, to tatum brown to anna wintour. how were they part of the definition of annie liebovitz. >> after 13 years at rolling stone it was hard for any one to till me what to do. they were smart enough to let me do what i do find my way. >> you were tough enough to do it? >> i love my work. >> her work began in 1970 in the counterculture capital of san francisco. with just three years, at 24, she was rolling stone's
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photographer. scoring spreads for stars like john lennon and mick jagger. ♪ ♪ who in 1975, personally asked liebovitz to swap the magazine for the rock 'n' roll band. >> i was bright eyed. like i couldn't believe, everything, that i was walking into. >> you mean did that begin with rolling stone. >> rolling stone. >> hanging out. >> some of the biggest rock 'n' roll stars. >> knob was -- >> hanging out. no. no. >> i never hung out. >> yeah, yeah. come on. >> you were part of a thing. >> oh, my god. i did not hang out. >> it was a rolling caravan the you were part of it. >> i went on tour with the rolling stones. two, three cities. turt photographer for the roll stones. >> she left the tour with a drug addiction that took years to overcome. but found new sta built fee in steady portrait work, and then, in her long time
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susan sontag. >> i kind of thought about this relationship with susan. i thought, oh, god, this is going to mean i will half to be good. i will have how to be, about my work. this is what it is going to be. to know susan. >> she wouldn't have it any other way? >> that's right. right. she's tough. she's tough. >> she said. >> she set a bar. >> definitely set the bar. she didn't have to. didn't have to do much to set a bar. i mean, she was the bar. >> their 15 year relationship ended when susan died from cancer in 2004. her death marked a new period of hardship for liebovitz and lost her parents and found herself millions in debt. >> i would do assignments and pay for them myself. and you know had no regard for money. had no regard for, for -- for business. well that is completely not happening anymore. and i just work valley hard. and picked it all up. put it back
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and understand my business so much more. >> okay, girls. >> now, 68, she lives with her three daughters in new york city. >> mommy, can i take it. >> worked with her team in an office downtown. >> what natural light feel like. >> for all the change her world has melt with over the years she says she fiend herself increasingly prepared for it. >> i feel more like a creative artist using foelgt graf. because there its, there 'tis, the digital work is so interesting now. >> so the first word for you is art, not photographer. >> thank you. yes. i would, i would like that. >> an artist uses a camera. that's your brush. that's your. >> it's come to that. i have had many different stages of photography as there are many ways to take photographs. but i feel now, i am in that stage. of my life. where i use the camera. you know in that way. >> i think you have said this. i hope you have. so -- >> i have. me too the way you a
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they're the unsung heroes of the news business. sketch artists when cameras aren't allowed for whatever reason, the artist who captures the moment. lee cowen had a chat with some of the best. >> reporter: as lohan surrendered the judge ordered cameras turned off leaving a sketch artist to capture the moment she was cuffed and led away. there is a scum pell -- come paling part of art drawn on the fly when the subject is famous and in court. some times i will do this, outside shape. sometimes the eye. it depend. bill roblis spent a lifetime capturing celebrities when cameras couldn't. from madonna to dustin hoffman, to oj simpson to michael jackson. >> even got the stubble on his face.
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>> yeah, the stubble. band-aid over the tip of the nose. people were wondering if the the nose was falling off or what. >> there are notorious too. the night stalker, hillside strangler and unabomber. just to name a few. do you think of yourself more as an artist or, a journalist? >> beth. you have off to think like a journalist. but you are an artist. >> an artist with little time to plan, and no team for mistakes. >> i draw direct with a pen. no pencil. once i get the drawing to a finished state then i add the color. but usually in the hallway that the color goes on. >> this is easier to do. >> elizabeth williams has sked
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and she has written about them too. in the illustrated courtroom. under intense deadline pressure not allowed any artist license. >> courtroom art is really not very creative. it's really much more factual. but that's what it is. that's what it is. it's not intended to be creative. it is intended to inform. >> which is why the library of congress mounted a first of its kind, special exhibit called drawing justice. the library amassed a collection of thousand of courtroom sketches many of which gathering dustin studios around the country. sarah duke is the exhibit's curator. has drawings that date back over five decade. >> start with jack ruby in 1964. there is also the son of sam. david burkowitz. bursting out with obscenities. mob boss john gotti giving a look that could kill. >> he made it clear he did not like the way he was depicted.
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looks almost regal. rapper p diddy in puff daddy days looks positively bored. >> each drawing tells a story whether it's, martha, nervously playing with her hair, or joanne woodward knitting during the newman salad dressing trial. these are just moments that, that allude us if artists don't capture them. >> have hey look at this. star quarterback, tom brady, and this is, a widely criticized sketch of hip. >> it doesn't always go so well. when jane rosenberg rushed out the sketch of tom brady during the deflategate aper ans she wasn't lampooned she was mocked. >> didn't make him look soft and beautiful. which he is. when i am working fast. lines are heavy, fast. try to pull out quick things. >> here its another one. not good enough. nope. >>za
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settle on a face until she doodled it. >> if you took the stand. >> over and over and oer again. >> you know, i am not getting this right yet. i mean this is going to, going to take me, probably, a whole page of you. to get you. look, your brow is, actually defined like that. see. so now, i know. but. >> people always ask me do you make them uglier because of, what they have done? no, you have to remain professional. you have to remain, true to what you see. >> especially when it is some one like charles manson. >> looks like he is staring right at you. >> yeah, he got into stares with media. there he is with the x carved which he turned into a swastika. he will never forget the day the hippy cult leader leapt across the defense table in a failed attempt to attack the judge. >> all of a sudden, manson hollered, somebody has to cut your head ofld
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and leaped. before you knew it, the bailiff tackled him in midair. often the news worthy moments are most fleeting off the awe tonight, bernard madoff behind bars. >> borny madoff, the financier whose scheme bilked billions out of investors. the image mattered most was the iffage in cuffs, it happened so fast, elizabeth williams almost missed it. >> federal marshals came over, descended upon him and put handcuffs on him i thought to myself, holy moly they're going to put this guy in prison right now. i just, started drawing him. i thought the arms back. hand are cuffed. i got, like -- this marshal and then, tie got the, the, jail cell. the door open. one of the victims came up and took her fingers and kissed right where his hand were. and she said, that's just what i want feud see. i said, that's right.
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that's whey i drew it. >> i remember reporter years ag ♪ [electric guitar] i've always wanted to be a soldier but my ultimate goal was to be a pilot. i think i was meant to, to fly.
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