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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is thursday, november 17th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning.? donald trump meets japan's prime minister today. his first face-to-face talk with a foreign leader as and cbs news has learned who the front-runners are for several key cabinet positions. campaign manager kellyanne conway is here in studio 57. >> a deadly natural gas explosion rocks an illinois city, causing widespread damage. the shock waves were felt miles away. we are at the scene. >> jon stewart's first interview since the election. he talks with charlie about the power of government and the question he says nobody asked donald trump. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener."
i know many of you are deeply disappointed about the resultlts of the election. i am, too. more than i can ever express. >> hillary clinton opens up after losing the election. >> coming here tonight wasn't the easy thing for me. a few times this past week, all i wanted to do is just to curl up with a good book and nerver leave the house again. >> donald trump and his transition team denying charges of turmoil and picking key members of his administration. >> trump meets with japanese prime minister shinzo abe today in new york. >> your reaction to this election? >> i don't believe we have a fundamentally different country. the same country that elected donald trump, elected barack obama. >> president obama will meet with angel merkel, an ally he calls his closest foreign
castile was shot in july. >> it scared the living jesus out of me. >> the answer is no longer blowing in the wind. >> bob dylan says thanks, but no thanks to the nobel prize ceremony. >> this has to be the catch the day. a 9-year-old saves his baby brother as he is falling off a changing table >> all that. >> the closing bell on wall street didn't go exactly as planned. >> the college cross-country event. >> watch out! >> and all that matters. >> today, there's speculation that trump's attorney general could be his former enemy ted cruz. >> don't be surprised if he names secretary of state hillary clinton! >> after donald trump's administration team is in disarray, trump tweeted he is the only one who knows the
position. but only you can pick the winner now. text your answer to 555-trump and who knows, the next secretary of state could be you! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places! ? welcome to "cbs this morning." the first world leader to meet with president-elect donald trump says he wants to build trust with the new president. japaneme abe will visit mr. trump today in new york. during the campaign, mr. trump suggested japan and other american allies should pay more for their defense. >> the president-elect is also focusing on his inner circle. "wall street journal" reports his son-in-law jared kushner is being considered for a top level white house role and sources tell cbs news mr. trump is offering key administration positions to some candidates. chip reid is watching the transition for us. chip, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president-elect trump's transition team is on a full-court press to show they
conference call with reporters announcing their plan to institute a lobbying ban on any person who is part of the transition or the new administration which could pose a problem for some of the people going in and out of trump tower. the evidentors at trump tower were kept busy as a stream of transition members, possible administration picks, and well-wishers went up and down greeting president-elect donald trump. today, he plans to meet with a group that includes former secretary of state henry haley and the current director of the nsa. cbs news has also learned that trump has five front-runners for key positions in the trump white house. former director of the defense intelligence agency, mike flynn is the favorite for national security adviser. flynn was loyal to trump throughout the campaign and claims that he was fired from his former post at the dia for strong views against radical islam. senator jeff sessions of baum
loyal trump supporter is believed to be a favorite for attorney attorney general. sessions was the only nonfamily noncampaign member in hour-long meeting yesterday on supreme court nominees. >> you don't form a federal government overnight. >> reporter: the transition team continues to push back on stories of inner turmoil. >> president obama didn't have his entire cabinet formed within the first week. we make sure we get it right. >> reporter: in fact, president obama waited 20 days making his first announcement on november 24th. bill clinton waited until december. trump is only on day eight of the transition. >> went very well. >> reporter: vice president bider defended the incoming administration while welcoming mike pence to his future home. >> no administration is ready on day one. we weren't ready on day one. i've never met one that is ready on day one but i'm confident on day one everything will be in good hands. >> in response to reports that world leaders were scrambling how to figure out how to contact
list of 29 world leaders that trump and pence have spoken to over the last week. charlie? >> chip, thanks. kellyanne conway is a senior adviser to the trump transition team and she was campaign manager for the president-elect and we are pleased to have you here. welcome. >> thank you, charlie. >> i'm reading the papers this morning. a personal question. i see the name of kushner and bannon and sessions and priebus and ryan and mcconnell and pence and the family. what is it that you might be doing in this new i just want to go for my highest and best use to serve president-elect trump and vice president-elect pence. >> have you a special relationship. you came in at an important moment in the campaign. >> i have a special relationship with both of them and i'm thrilled they will be leading this country. charlie, i am still sorting that out. i have four small children and i'm sure many of your viewers can relate to that and i need to balance the personal considerations for the professional ones. i've been with president-elect
elected and i love the hype of activity that is trump terry and transition down in washington where i was also this week. >> have you been asked to serve a role? >> i have. i was asked immediately what i would like to do. >> you were? >> yes. >> turn to the people who will be coming including heads of state. the japanese prime minister. as you well know, the candidate said, during the campaign, that he might want to reconsider and have japan consider how many he is willing to prepare and pay fo >> maybe they will discuss that today. i think it's a much more informal meeting than all of that since we have a current president and commander in chief and president obama is still the president. we are sensitive to the fact that these early meetings with heads of state occur within that construct, that fact, charlie. but, at the same time, i'm very happy the prime minister is there to meet with president-elect trump and vice president-elect pence today. but president obama is on his last foreign trip in that capacity, so i think any deeper
relationship between japan and the united states will have to wait until after the inauguration. >> the front page of "wall street journal" is reporting that jared kushner will probably get a top post in the administration. >> i spoke to him last night. he has not applied to any job and has no security clearance but he is incredibly important to his father-in-law president-elect trump and was a big, big part of our election victory, franklin. jared has been intimately involved in the campaign strategy from day one and i'm sure that he and his wife and her brothers will continue to be very supportive, but time will tell in terms of the positions that different people -- >> traditionally, the president announces his national security staff first. south carolina governor nikki haley is heading to trump tower today. her lieutenant governor told local reporters she is under consideration to be secretary of state.
positions. its serious business. i took a look yesterday at the time lines from past administrations and we are basically right on target with respect to where other presidential administrations in formation have been including president obama. i very much appreciated what vice president biden said yesterte vice president-elect pence. we in our world did not have our administration formed in week one and they don't either. it would probably be irresponsible to go ahead and name all of the people right at once, but we are very happy that governor haley is coming to meet with president-elect trump. i'm sure they will have a wide ranging conversation and i think everybody should be very not surprised the number of people have come forward expressing interest in high level positions. >> does it mean the president-elect is seeking out
because of some of the questions raised during the campaign? he wants to make sure women are in his administration? >> the major qualification is can you do the job? that is a major criterion. are you qualified to do this job? and then i think, secondly, charlie, it's do you support what president-elect trump has put forward as his first 100-day plan. it's specific and out there for all to see. and any of these individuals who would serve in his cabinet on a senior staff should be well aware this is a man who intends to get things done quickly. he is a he delivers and he produces. the excuses of divided government that has existed for probably six years having two parties in power in washington, d.c. is gone now. you have one party in power. i think it's luplifted you can execute and deliver and produce and takes away the excuse i think many have been using in washington, d.c. to not get things done. >> is rudy giuliani, he has been very vocal about his desire to be secretary of state.
any number of positions. he is incredibly loyal to donald trump. he was very important during the campaign. >> are you concerned about his business connections that have been raised? >> no. no, i'm not. and i understand that people want to vet things publicly but, again, we have a process that should be respected and gayle, i just can't help but feel whether it's the protesters or whether it's some of the unfortunate and frankly inaccurate headlines about the would-be team and cabinet members floating through steve bannon headline? i assume you're referring to that. >> pretty much everything. the man is brilliant and he treats everyone kindly and the same. i think people are cherry-picking some headlines and maybe even some projects that he was not -- he was not involved with. he has the ear and the trust of the president-elect and rudy giuliani would be -- if he was our secretary of state, he would command a certain presence worldwide but i think he is qualified for many different positions.
>> hillary clinton spoke in washington last night one week after conceding the presidential election. she received a very warm reception from supporters of the children's defense fund. it's a nonprofit advocacy group she worked as a some light on what the last week has been like for her. chont w clinton was greeted with a standing ovation and kiss on the cheek from the woman who hired clinton out of yale law school in the 1970s. >> i will admit, coming here tonight wasn't the easy thing for me.
past week when all i wanted to do is just to curl up with a good book or our dogs and never leave the house again. i know many of you are deeply disappointed about the results of the election. i am, too. more than i can ever express. >> reporter: she has been largely out of sight since her return to private life, except for this photo captured during a hike in the wood near her chappaqua new york home last week. >> i urge you, please, don't lose heart. share. >> reporter: dckeemocrats are trying to figure out how to promote those values now that republicans will control both the white house and congress. the new senate minority leader new york's chuck schumer created new leadership roles for vermont's bernie sanders and wisconsin's tammy baldwin, as the party tries to reach out to both progressives and midwesterners. clinton acknowledged that the base is still reeling. >> i know that over the past
themselves whether america is the country we thought it was. the divisions laid bare by this election run deep. t. charlie? >> nancy, thanks are. an investigation this morning is trying to determine the cause of a deadly gas explosion in central illinois. the massive blast rocked downtown canton and heavily damaged several buildings. one person was killed and 11 others were hurt.
residents here say it could have been far worse. >> there used to be a building right there, guys. >> reporter: video captured shortly after the blast shows how powerful the explosion really was. >> i'd say this was pretty damn serious. there is where the building used to be. >> reporter: officials say it was around 6:00 p.m. when a natural gas explosion ripped man. reports say he was a utility worker investigating a leak. 11 others were injured. >> there was just glass and stuff blown everywhere. it scared the living jesus out of me. >> reporter: debris from damaged buildings littered the streets, while emergency workers scrambled to help any of the injured. this surveillance video taken from inside a nearby local business displayed the strength of the explosion. >> just a massive rumble and a
crashing down at one time. >> reporter: overnight, community members wasted no time picking up the pieces, boarding up broken windows and cleaning up affected businesses. >> i might loss the building. >> reporter: jeff hawk owns a building in downtown canton that was also devastated by the blast:there are reports people felt it all the way on the other side of the lake compromised by the explosion. norah? >> don, thank you so much. a minnesota police officer set to appear in court tomorrow for the deadly shooting of a black man during a traffic stop. st. anthony, minnesota, police
he shot and killed 22-year-old philando castile in july. his live streamed it on video. jamie yuccas has more. >> reporter: not only does officer yanez face a charge of manslaughter, he also faces two felony counts of intentional discharge of a dangerous weapon. prosecutors say the whole incident was caught on dash cam video, but they are not releasing that tape because this is an ongoing investigation. >> oh, my god. please don't it will me he is did. >> reporter: diamond reynolds and her 4-year-old daughter were passenger in philando castile's car when he was pulled over by police. >> i saw my best friend, my confidant, take his last breath for no reason. >> reporter: ramsey county prosecutor john choi says police dash cam video shows philando castile was shot seven times by officer yanez within 60 second.
have had. >> reporter: belted into a seat, castile had first provided his insurance card to officer yanez. >> castile then, calmly, informed officer yanez, sir, i have to tell you that i do have a firearm on me. >> reporter: according to the criminal complaint, officer yanez responded, okay. but then pulled his own gun and reached inside the driver's side out. castile responded, i'm not pulling it out. moments later, officer yanez started firing. >> i told him to get his head out! >> no reasonable officer would have used deadly force under these circumstances. >> reporter: minnesota's police and police officers association says the police community is disappointed in the charges to which yanez is expected to plead not guilty.
>> god wants us all to forgive. definitely, i could forgive anyone, but will i forget? will i not be hurting? absolutely not. i will always hurt. >> reporter: castile had a permit to carry his handgun and minnesota is an open carry state. there have been 150 police-involved deaths here in the state of minnesota since the year 2000. officer yanez is the first officer to be charged. he could face 20 years in prison. >> jamie, that video still so tough to see. thank you very much. did fake news influence the outcome of the presidential election? ahead a new report on showing how many people were fooled
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welcome back to "cbs this morning.? coming up in this half hour, jon stewart. remember him? yeah, you do. he is keeping a close eye on politics after the election. the former "daily show" host has some critical comments, but he tells charlie repeat, not giving up on the united states of america. plus, your right to be suspicious about some articles posted on facebook. a new report looks at how many americans were hooked by fake news during the election. ahead, why social networks face challenges fixing the problem. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" reports a tax by russian and syrian war planes on rebel-held areas of syria are intensifying. for a second day, air strikes
medical facilities and hospitals have been bombed in the past 48 hours. aleppo's main blood bank was hit. attacks killed more than 50 people in rebel-held areas of northern syria. "the dallas morning news" reports on the discovery of the largest continuous oil field in the united states. geologists conducted a new assessment of the wolf camp shale in west texas and contains 20 billion barrels of oil and worth 900 billion current prices. >> ow is right. >> geologist ons, it says. >> the new jersey star ledger reports that the engineer in the deadly train cash in hoboken had undiagnosed sleep apnea. the commuter train slammed into a station in september killing a woman. the engineer was diagnosed with sleep apnea after the crash. the union representative did not
his family. the whistle-blower tyler schultz is a grandson of a theranos official. they rarely see or speak each other now. tyler schultz and his parents it's cost them more than 400,000. the blood company lab has shut its doors and is now under investigation. much of the presidential campaign went on without jon stewart's satirical point of view. i to discuss about the more than 16 years he spent at the comedy central program. he was quick to give his post-election analysis. we just went through an election. >> what? >> reporter: yes! your reaction to this election? >> uh. >> reporter: surprise? >> surprise? surprise? it all ties together. >> reporter: fear? >> well, fear, you know, here is
i don't believe we are a fundamentally different country today than we were two weeks ago. the same country with all its grace and flaws and volatility and strength and resilience exists today as existed two weeks ago. the same country that elected donald trump, elected barack obama. i feel whom this election will mean more uncertainty and insecurity. but i also feel like this fight has never been easy. the ultimate irony of this election is the cynical strategy of the republicans which is our position is government doesn't work. we are going to make sure that it doesn't but they are not
are the swamp and what they decided to do was i'm going to make sure government doesn't work and then i'm going to use its lack of working as evidence of it. donald trump is a reaction not just to democrats, but to republicans. he's not a republican. he's a repudiation of republicans but they will reap the benefit of his victory in all of their sinnicynicism. i guarantee you people are coming to of government. one of the things that struck me odd about this election and maybe i missed it, but nobody asked donald trump what makes america great. and that was the part that i -- >> reporter: he wants to make america great again but nobody said to him what is it that makes america great? >> correct. >> reporter: what is it you want to do that we are not doing now? >> what are the metrics? because it seems like, from listening to him, the metrics are that it's a competition and
what makes us great is america is a homily in the world. there are a lot of people, and i think his candidacy has animated that thought that a multiethnic democracy, a multicultural democracy is impossible. and that is what america, by its founding and constitutionally is. >> reporter: and become more and more, year by year. >> correct, correct. >> reporter: but do you think it's healthy that we ha now, that, in fact, this real sense of finding out who we are and whether we have gone off track in some way? >> absolute. you know, i think you -- i would rather have this conversation openly and honestly than in dog years. somebody say there might be an anti-semite working in the white house and have you listened to the nixon tapes? forgot about advising the president. the president.
you know? this is -- and we also have to caution ourselves to the complexity of that history. i thought donald trump disqualified himself at numerous points, but there is now this idea that anyone who voted for him is -- has to be defined by the worst of his rhetoric. like there are guys in my neighborhood that i love, that i respect, that i think have incredible qualities who are not afraid of mexicans and not afraid of muslims and not afraid they are afraid of their insurance premiums. in the liberal community you hate this idea of creating people as a mondomonolith. they are individuals and it would be ignorance. but everybody who voted for trump is a monolith, is a racist. that hypocrisy is real in our country. this is the fight we wage against ourselves and each other. america is not natural.
thousands of years of human behavior and history to create something that no one has ever -- that is what is exceptional about america and that is what is -- like, this ain't easy. it's an incredible thing. >> incredible thing. it's so nice to hear from him, charlie, about this. >> he is very reflective about the country and the election. he does not miss being at comedy central but has a lot to say and you know how much his voice was missed when you heard him. >> yes. >> i like it. >> very interesting points. >> i like how he, rathe dismissing trump or those who voted for him, tried to explain and understand why they voted for him and not -- don't paint them as a monolith. >> about all of the things the people are talking about in terms of muslims and that, they are worried about insurance premiums. >> shows you how people jump to conclusions and jon stewart is basically saying, calm down. everybody think. america is going to be okay. >> he is fatiscinating but he ao talks about "the daily show" and
>> did you say he doesn't miss it? >> i believe he has moved to another state. >> i do too. >> we will bring you more of our conversation with jon stewart and author chris smith next week. their new become reveals the behind the scenes history of "the daily show" with jon stewart at the helm. some of the popular news on facebook never really happened. ahead the numbers that show millions of americans were fooled by fake stories in the last weeks of the campaign! subscribe to our "cbs this morning" podcast and get extended interviews and news of the day and podcast originals and find them all on itunes and apples podcast app. we will be right back. ? (announcer vo) when you have type 2 diabetes, there's a moment of truth. and now with victoza?
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the website studied how facebook users engage with bogus news stories compared to authentic ones. jericka duncan looks at the findings and what they mean for voters. >> reporter: this report compared fake news from sites and hyperpartisan blogs to legitimate news articles from major news outlets including "the new york times" and fox news and cbs news. buzzfeed found the headlines hooked facebook users more often than real headlines. you might have seen this article on your facebook feedback in september. a headline blaring pope francis shocks world and endorses donald trump for president. you may have even shared the article or just clicked like or wow or made a comment. the problem is the story was false. joining the ranks of other fake highly shared or liked articles. wikileaks confirms hillary sold
bu buzzfeed news says the last three months of the presidential campaign, of the top 20 fake election-related articles on facebook, all but three were anti-clinton or pro-trump and facebook users engaged with them using a share, a like, or a comment more than 8.7 million times. but they engaged with the top 20 election-related stories from legitimate news outlets and con for each candidate, fewer than 7.4 million times. while campaigning for hillary clinton, the day before the election, president obama criticized how false information can spread on the social network. >> as long as it's on facebook and people can see it, as long as it's on social media, people starting believing it. >> don't believe it! >> it creates this dust cloud of nonsense. >> reporter: according to pugh
site. but at a tech conference last week, facebook ceo mark zuckerbe zuckerberg dismissed the issue. >> i think the idea that in a fake news on facebook influenced the flex in any way is a pretty crazy idea. >> reporter: a few days later in a post he acknowledgeded that facebook has begun to look into ways for the online community to flag hoaxes and fake news. stiltf and google could face legal hurdles in addressing the problem. >> there is legislation in this country that says if you are a platform, you are not liable for what people publish on you. however, if you start to edit what people publish on your platform then your local obligations increase. >> reporter: experts say it's difficult to filter out fake news in real-time but facebook and google have each announced new plans to prevent fake stories from spreading by restricting advertising with
>> there is a lot of it out there. i have to say, i'm not on facebook every day but when i'm on, i see a lot of these stories that are sort of like, what? >> it's really incumbent on the people to check. here at cbs we make sure we have two sources and possibly more. you have to be a smart consumer and not take everything at face value. >> thank you. baseball's most famous broadcaster gets a surprise call from the white house. this is great. when he learns he will be honored by the president.
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>> it is the highest civilian honor that any president can give and president obama has given it out every year he has been in office and he gives it to a handful of people and this year, he is going to give it to you. >> oh, my gosh. no. >> yes. >> are you sure? >> yes. >> i'm just an old baseball announcer. >> you've had the impact on lives in people and sports fans in this country. bye for now. >> thank you. take care. how cool is that? >> that was white house press secretary josh earnest telling retired dodgers broadcaster vin scully he will receive the presidential medal of freedom. pretty cool, josh. scully joins a list of 20 other honorees and they include basketball stars kareem abdul-jabbar and michael jordan and actors robert de niro and tom hanks and tv host ellen
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first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> president-elect trump's transition team is on a full-court press to show they are in control. >> south carolina governor nikki haley is heading to trump tower today. her lieutenant governor told local reporters that she is under considerations to be secretary of state. is she on the short list? >> well, we have long short lists at trump tower.
before the election to deliver this speech and shed some light on what the last week has been like for her. >> there used to be a building standing right where you see that backhoe. now there is debris and broken glass in all directions and residents ere say it could have been far worse. nice to hear from him, charlie. >> he does not miss being at comedy central and has a lot to say and you know how much his voice was missed. >> we have been talking about this all week. obviously, the country right now has been consumed by it and i think a lot of us are still in shock. i know, personally, i am. but i guess it's finally time for all of us to just accept the new reality that dwayne the rock" johnson has been named "people" magazine's sexiest man alive. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. president-elect donal trump
since the election. japanese prime minister shinzo abe left for new york last night. during the campaign, the president-elect questioned america's longstanding military commitment to japan and other allies. >> president obama brings a message of solidarity to his meeting in berlin today with german chancellor angela merkel. margaret brennan is in berlin this morning. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, here in berlin, donald trump and vladimir putin loom large over president obama's meetings. the rhetoric from the president-elect, as well as his friendly outreach to russia, has german chancellor angela merkel concerned. now mr. obama and chancellor merkel hope to extend european sanctions on russia for its military intervention in ukraine. they are saying trade ties need
trump's plan to rewrite or cancel several free trade agreements. in an article today, the two wrote, quote, we find ourselves at a crossroads and never return to a pre-globalization economy. others will join president obama's serious conversation tomorrow. >> margaret brennan in berlin, thank you so much. a ground breaking new report out this morning calls substance abuse one of america's most pressing health problems. prescription painkillers the last year. according to the surgeon general's first report dedicated to addiction. and 78 americans die every single day from opioid overdoses. the cdc says more people died from drug overdoses than car accidents or gun violence. think about that -- 2014. chuck rosenberg is the acting administrator of the drug enforcement administration and here for an interview you will only see on "cbs this morning."
>> my pleasure. >> i know you have called this epidemic unprecedented and horrific. why is this problem still growing? >> it's a great question. it's growing and it's growing fast. you're right. more people die from drug overdose than from car accidents or firearm violence. in fact, the numbers aren't even that close. 30,000 people who die each year from gun violencth it's awful. >> the question is why? >> the question is why. there are a lot of prescription pills out there. and here is the problem. we know that 4 out of 5 new heroin users started on prescription pills. and most of the people who start on prescription pills get them out of someone's medicine cabinet. get it, quote/unquote, legitimately. and so there is a pill problem that becomes a heroin and opioid
cases, it's prescriptions. >> it's not most cases. prescribed legally. so a lot of blame to go around. a lot of blame to go around. we are 5% of the world's population. we consume in one way or another 99& of the world's hydrocodone. that is crazy. >> i was stunned to learn the dea sets the limit how many pills can be manufactured. in 2014, 14 billion opioid pills were dispensed. >> we don't regulate the practice of medicine. we do allocate the amount folks can use and manufacture. >> why not bring down that amount? >> well, we did. we did bring it down, but there is still plenty of capacity there and a lot of pills that are going to be produced so we got to think about fixing this,
reduction. dea is good at supply reduction. we attack the unholy alliance between international cartels and violent street gangs. it's not enough. we will not force or prosecute our way out of this man so we have to do demand reduction. >> congress thinks the dea is culpable. >> senator richard durbin sa they have sgied to flood america with opioid pills far beyond any purpose. >> i met with senator durbin after that and some of his colleagues. i think there was some misunderstanding and i hope we set it straight but i don't think that characterization is accurate. >> back to the demand side and who is asking. how do you reduce the demand? public education or what? >> it's public education as part of it. but we got to teach and rehabilitate and we got to treat. an example, we have a partnership now with discovery
we have created a stem-base curriculum we can drop into any middle school or high school in america and tell people what the science of opioid addiction is and we can help parents and kid and teachers have conversations about it. another example to your question, gayle. >> the national takeback. >> critical stuff. we did it twice the past year. here's a big number. we took in 1.6 million pounds of unwanted and expired drugs. >> no questions? >> no questions asked. now by some estimates, only about 10% of what we get on take-back are opioids. that is still 160,000 pounds of opioids out of medicine cabinets and off the streets so this is a good thing. >> a lot of work to be done but you're saying we are doing it. >> look. the men and women of dea are amazing. they have a hard and dangerous job but we need help. we need it from doctors and pharmacies and manufacturers and
a lot of help to be had. >> we thank you for joining us today. spread the word. >> bringing more awareness to this issue. appreciate it. >> thank you for having me. songwriting legend bob dylan is living the way he wants to, you could say. ahead, his snub to the prestigious nobel prize committee that is recognizing his iconic career. it appears bob is going to be
a new dad made an emotional plea onl h precious family recordings. ahead in our series "a more perfect union" how strangers made it possible for a baby to hear his late mom's voice. an incredible story and it's coming up on "cbs this morning." his late mom's voice. an incredible story and it's coming up on "cbs this morning." . an incredible story and it's coming up on "cbs this morning." mom's voice. an incredible story and it's coming up on "cbs this morning." late mom's voice. an incredible story and it's
right now at the volkswagen sign then drive event. ? ? legendary singer bob dylan has put an end to speculation of whether he will appear at the nobel prize ceremony. after weeks of silence, dylan told the committee he will miss the event next month because of preexisting commitments. he won the nobel prize in literature in october for songwriting. vladimir duthiers of cbsn shows us what could be behind dylan's decision.
>> reporter: if song lyrics are poetry, then bob dylan is its patron saint. the prolific songwriter has produced more than 150 songs in his career and setting the tone for generations of performers. sean wilentz. >> i don't without bob dylan. ? >> reporter: dylan now says he plans to accept the nobel prize for literature, just not in person. >> do you think primary you're a singer or a poet? >> i think of myself as a song and dance man, you know? >> reporter: never a stranger to controversy, dylan has carefully managed his image over the decade. often appearing reclusive. >> he wants to live life the way he wants to live it. he doesn't need anybody else to tell him how to do that. i don't see that as reclusiveness.
performs more than hundred shows each year as part of his never-ending tour. in a rare interview he told "60 minutes" ed bradley why. >> it goes back to the destiny thing. i made a bargain with it a long time ago and i'm holding up my end. >> reporter: what was your bargain? >> to get where i am now. >> reporter: he told ed bradley that he knew that destiny was looking at right him. >> he said in his t ? forever young ? >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," vladimir duthiers, new york. ? forever young ? >> he certainly does things on his own terms. the ceremony is december 10th. makes you wonder what is a commitment that can't be rearranged by december 10th but in order to receive the prize money at $871,000, he does have to give a lecture within six months after the ceremony.
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>> cbs news was there back in 1971 when the first amtrak train arrived in new york city. 45 years later, the railroad is setting ridership records and planning to introduce new trains and it's also moving forward under new leadership and president-elect promising investment in america. >> we are going to fix our inner cities and rebuild our highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, schools, hospitals. we are going to rebuild infrastructure. which will become, by the way, second to none. >> we will be watching very closely. he took over as amtrak's president as ceo and president in september, charles "wick" moorman. he spent 40 years at norfolk southern and joins us for an interview you will see first on "cbs this morning." wick, good to see you. >> thank you. >> first wick i've ever met and ask you about that later on.
have all taken trains at this table and amtrak has received a new loan for high speed trains and infrastructure. how soon will that happen and what kind of a difference will the passengers see? >> we expect new delivery of the new trains to start in 2018 but it's essentially a 2020 product. a great new product and replaces acello. we need all of the revenue we can get. >> how do you ride and not pay? we always fipay for a fare. >> what are we missing? >> it's a great new product. it's state-of-the-art technology. the trains will be bigger so we will not have quite the crowding and the difficulty of getting
popular product and more train sets. >> they will be faster? >> as we upgrade the infrastructure, they will be faster and faster and faster, although there are limitations because of the way the route is designed on how fast we can go. >> i know that acello can reach 150 miles per hour. the actual speed is so much slower. why is that? why can't we have fast trains or even faster trains? >> right. it's a really good question. the limitations is the fact that the railroad was built -- basically in the 19th sent relationsh century. the curvature it doesn't allow for high speed. curvature is what limits speed so you would have to build a whole new route. >> how much would that cost between d.c. and new york? >> you know, i haven't seen the latest estimates, but it's tens and tens of billions of dollars. >> you have to go buy the land. >> you have to go buy the land and engineer it and you have to
process. it's not that it couldn't happen or shouldn't happen, it's just something that is a long way away. >> after that train crash in hoe poken, called the positive train control system. what can you tell where amtrak stand on that? >> amtrak has positive control system installed on the entire corridor with the exception of a very small terminal but the positive train control guarantees they get there going at the guaranteed speed. >> one of the things i love about the train you don't have to take off your shoes or take off your belt and to the hokey-pokey and turn yourself around to get on the train. >> absolutely. >> it also rays questions to me about security. i always wonder what is being done and how safe the train is. every time i'm on it, i'm looking around and checking things out.
middle seat either. >> yes. that's good! >> but security is a really interesting question. and safety. obviously, from the safety standpoint, amtrak is very focused and safe way to travel. from the security standpoint, we have our own police force and we have a big police presence around our terminals. we have all kind of things in terms of cameras. we have things that i really couldn't need to discuss. but we focus on security in a big way. from a new administration? >> well, i think what the administration is talking about in terms of infrastructure investment is absolutely critical. not only for amtrak but for our country. hopefully, we will be there. >> wick moorman, looking forward to the new trains. >> absolutely. >> curious about the name wick but, okay. >> okay. >> a southern name. >> a southern name? >> it's a southern name. that is good enough. >> mississippi and new orleans. >> yes. >> got it. right. >> we have jumped the rails.
? watch this video. 61-year-old valerie sharp had a rough time putting her granddaughter to sleep. she is just five feet tall and needed a stepladder to reach into the crib. she fell head-fir i baby. the two are okay. >> she did not fall on her granddaughter? >> she did not. we wouldn't laugh about that. the family released a video they got a great sense of humor and wanted us to see it. i bet grandma is not so happy. thanks, family, for showing my butt in the air. >> happens to the best of us. >> it really does. what? the butt in the air or falling into the crib? welcome back to "cbs this morning.?
macy, "shameless" have watched his character frank gallagher be a great dad. why are you? there you are. we will share what we expect as we approach the season's finale. >> a utah man recovered some precious lullabies and now their infant son can still listen to the voice of his late mom. how people came together to help our series "a more perfect union." morning's headlines from around the globe. detroit prepress says smokey robinson was overcome with emotion as he received a prestigious songwriting award. the 76-year-old motown star was presented about the gershwin prize last night in washington. hi hits include "my girl" and "the tracks of my tears." he is a ninth winner of the war given by the library of congress. >> wow. >> you got to listen to the song. "the boston globe" says tom
deflategate in an ad for foot locker. the ad is about two customers are suspicious. >> just because everything is great doesn't mean anything is going on. why can't some things just be great. >> just a question. >> it starts witith tions turns then assumptions turn into vacation! >> the nfl said he was involved in tampering with those footballs so he suffered a four-game suspension. "the new york times" reports on a painting by claude monet setting an auction word for the artist. grain stack fetched more than $81 million including fees yesterday at the auction. the 1981 work is from monet's series of the same name. it was sold to an anonymous collector. >> he said i'm going to stay anonymous. the kindness of totally strangers is the focus of our continuing series "a more perfect union."
connections that people might have in common than the headlines might suggest. a father in utah is sharing his gratitude for a group of internet strangers that came together to bring his late wife's voice back to life. john blackstone shows us how the strangers restored a mother's lullabies so her infant son can know the music of his mother. ? baby don't you worry about me ? >> from the moment i met her, i thought she was the most beautiful person i had ever seen. >> jared and sharry buhanah-cker got married after sharing a kiss on valentine's day in 2004. a beautiful woman. what else attracted you to her? >> just full of life and enthusiasm. she was passionate about so many things and she was passionate about music. >> reporter: music was a big part of their life. >> when we were first dating we went to a lot of different concerts kind of all over in california and las vegas and she played quite a bit. >> reporter: but sharry sang mostly alone, recording songs at
to youtube. ? ? just set ? >> reporter: when sharry got prosecuting last year, she had a captive audience for her songs. >> she was always rubbing her belly and talking to him and tell him how much she loved him and sang to him as well, so he knows her voice. ? >> reporter: in june, sharry went into labor. >> we were just waiting for the contractions to really go into labor. yeah, that's when things kind of plummeted. >> reporter: suddenly, people rushed into the room? >> yes. >> reporter: things were going wrong? >> uh-huh. uh-huh. i was, obviously, very afraid and scared. but i was afraid for our baby. you know? it didn't even enter my mind that sharry would be in danger because that kind of stuff doesn't happen any more. >> reporter: she had a rare
bloodstream and affects the heart and lungs. >> they told me it doesn't look good. we need some kind of miracle. >> reporter: their baby j.j. survived. sharry did not. seemed to me you had one miracle that day and denied two miracles that day. >> for sure. no question, i'm grateful that j.j. made it out of there and survived. in fact, sharry always kept a bucket list. one was to safe save a another was to become an angel. that day, she saved j.j.'s life and became an angel. >> reporter: jared, now a single dad with a newborn, went to sharry's computer. >> i found seven or eight songs were were in a format i had no idea even what to do with. >> reporter: the songs were locked away in files jared couldn't open. so he asked for help on the
sean saw his plea. >> i was heartbroken. there wasn't much to think about. it was what i felt and i felt the need to help. >> reporter: rex wrote wasn't alone. hundreds of reddit users responded and dozens helped to unlock sharry's files. >> i felt pretty proud to be a part of the community that came to help him. it's inspiring when you but they help. >> reporter: what would you say to all of those reddit users who responded? thank you very much. thank you for helping me and my baby and i think sharry would be happy took. >> eporter:head reddit cofounder said among the site's 250 million users, good things are shared every day. >> this is, more than anything
the fact that the vast majority of us are actually decent people. and given the right opportunity and the right circumstances, running look to help out one another. ? >> reporter: it's the sound that go to your heart. >> yeah. she has a beautiful voice, doesn't she? one of my favorite ones, "baby don't worry." that is the one i listen to the most that sharry wrote that people have helped with. it's like a lullaby to me and j.j. baby, don't worry ? baby don't you worry about me ? i just got to say ? >> reporter: a mother's voice became a gift to her child through the kindness of strangers. for "cbs this morning," john blackstone, st. george, utah. ? i'm okay to stop worrying about me ? >> wow. >> john blackstone, you have the
at the same time but thank you reddit comes to the rescue of that guy. she had a beautiful voice and beautiful smile. the baby is very cute. >> a beautiful way to reach out and help. >> i'm glad they could save the music. tomorrow we have an unlikely friendship. an 82-year-old man had a chance encounter in the canned food aisle of a grocery story. where he met a 4-year-old girl at the time when he needed her most. >> she i didn't know existed. >> another great tease. we will see how this man now considers this little girl to be an angel. that is tomorrow on "cbs this morning." shameless star william h. macy is not shy about acting in his underwear. the emmy nominated actor is in our toyota green room. not in his underwear!
single dad on "shameless" on sunday's episode, frnk triank to work his way back into the gallagher household. >> calm down. i have a few repairs to do on the house. now that fiona has dropped the ball someone has to pick it up and that someone is me. wait! my clothes are in the wash! >> count of three. dressed or not, frank. 1! >> let's take a vote. everyone in favor of having an actual parent geez! >> william h. macy joins us at the table looking very dapper. i saw that episode of new the pink robe. we could say for frank, that is almost overdressed sonsome wayse have seen him. >> you have to be brave to wear a pink robe.
unloveable character that embarrasses and humiliates his father. it thohas to be a great role fo you. >> he is so delicious and so much fun and so wrong on so many levels. >> do you have to love him to play him as long as you have? >> well, he's a good guy. he is fun. he's hard working. he's loves women. >> he really loves women. >> all shapes and sizes and colors and waists. >> yep. i love him for that. >> you have two daughters. >> i do. >> have you learned anything from frank about fatherhood? >> yes. it's our job. there is an old phrase, you prepare your children for the road, not the road for your children. so i'm introducing them to traumatic experiences early. >> exactly! >> so they are ready. >> but that is what is so fun about this show because it's
topics and subjects that many shows go like this to. >> the more wrong it is, the better. at its core, though, it's very moral. it's about family values. it's about this family that is this far from being on the street and they get ooeach othes back and it's a little morality tale every week. >> do you like -- >> somebody has to be the bad guy. >> do you like they how handle sex on the show? >> oh, my golly. so good and there is l it. it's sort of as a matter of fact. yeah, i love it and proud of it. and i'm very proud to be 60 something years old and carrying -- getting laid flat for -- >> for all us what? >> alter cockers. >> how much do you like this job? >> something like that. >> you were telling us at the table you get what when you go to work every day?
dollars. oh, yeah, because i ride a motorcycle there. >> seven minutes. >> and i go. it's just the best job in the world. plus, television is so good now! >> yeah. >> it's the best place to be, isn't it? you can tell stories better on television than anywhere else. >> nep. we have a huge audience but you don't need to have a huge audience for television now. i think it's good for the country. we are telling a lot of stories that otherwise wouldn't have seen the light of day. >> i think the phrase you used with us earlier was that you feel like the cock of the walk. >> that good of a job? >> it's a great job. i'm the bad guy. i'm irrevent and he is a liar. >> you strut a lot around in your underwear. >> i am. at my age. >> you look good. >> i'm sort after sex symbol. i was in chicago. we were shooting there a couple of years ago in the bar and this really attractive woman hit on me! >> did you tell felicity? >> i called her immediately,
>> she said, i'm doing my best to share your joy. >> this is good. how did she hit on you? what did she say? we were talking about this and she said do you want to come to my place for a cocktail? i said, what? i couldn't believe it. it's been a long time. >> did you say i have to call my wife first? >> i said, thank you so -- no, but thank you very much! i feel so good! >> reporter: you and felicity have been married like 20 right? >> one of the great marriages in the industry. good to see. did you hear chicago won the world series? >> how about that? >> i know. you were there in chicago? >> i was there. i started my career in chicago. i had a house across from wrigley field. i was a bleacher bum. couldn't be better. >> you were there on the actual night. tell us about that. >> we did a scene i walked across the street and walked into a bar.
gallagher in the bar, they said, woo. i kept telling john, could i get one more take? they were ahead 6-1 when i rapped. i walked into the hotel and boom, all of a sudden, it's even. i felt like it was my fault. so i went to bed. but then all hell broke loose. >> you could hear the noise outside? >> a man outside of my window and he screamed for four hours! >> we are screaming for >> you've had a long time practice. >> i love doing it. >> it airs sunday on showtime. up next,,reflects on 50
are so grateful to you for everything that you've done for cbs news. >> that was scott pelley toasting legendary cbs news journalist bill plante last night in washington, d.c. plante announced his retirement this week after a career covering every major story over the past half century from the civil rights movement to four reporting tours in vietnam and the administration of four pr i've had a wonderful window, a close-up of a human condition, telling the stories of civil rights and of the wastes of war and the politics of power. so here is to the past. but, more important, here's to the future. keep up the good fight. i'll be cheering you on. and maybe even chiming in from time to time. thank you from the bottom of my
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