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captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations >> osgood: good morning i'm he charles osgood this is "sunday morning." last night tornadoes left a trail of death and destruction in texas. in the southeast, 18 people lost their lives in twisters and floods over christmas. and here in the east, we were having a heat wave. knows full well the weather of late has been warm or wet or
stormy but perhaps most of all strange. mark strassmann will report our "sunday morning" cover story. >> this is what winter is supposed to look like. but not this year. this warmth, this heat capacity is what is driving that jet pattern. >> ahead on "sunday morning" from tornadoes in the south to the heat wave in the east. the flooding in the west. the weather. what in the world is going on? >> osgood: jane pauley this morning will be introducing us to an artist with a most unusual calling and most unusual history to match. >> if an egg is a symbol of a fresh start, then it's perfect metaphor for the life of convict turned artist, gil batle. >> my art was my ticket to freedom. >> most guys didn't have that. >> no. >> after decades behind bars,
batle has emerged to create exquisite works of sculpture carved into the shells of ostrich eggs. history and a story's hatched from these eggs later on "sunday morning." >> osgood: dame maggie smith is one of our most venerated performers she's playing two very different characters. mo rock could talking to her. >> dane maggie smith obtained new level of fame as the dowager count he is of "downton abbey." >> as seen from the outside. i'm not a beggar. >> eccentric she plays couldn't be more opposite. >> i wonder if the dowager count he is and miss shepard were stuck in an elevator what would happen. >> the dowager would take out very large hat pin. >> ahead on "sunday morning" you don't keep this dame waiting.
>> osgood: as is our tradition and year's end this morning we'll be saying hail and farewell to those who left us in 2015. >> there are things i like most, love, love and love. >> osgood: every year we take time to remember the many remarkable people who left us in the year gone by. >> maybe you can use some help. >> ♪ stand by me ] >> osgood: later we'll say hail and farewell. all through the morning we'll look pact at the year's top books, movies, music and more. first, here are the headlines for this december the 27th the last sunday morning of 2015. to begin subject is weather. deadly twisters that touched
down in dallas area last night, mark strassmann who is in the south for our cover story has the latest. >> it's very big. it's massive. oh! >> as many as 11 tornadoes roared through north texas overnight and at least 11 people are known dead in the dallas area. damage is substantial. suburbs northeast of the city were hardest hit. >> everything is gone. so is my room and my son's. >> it's just sad. hard to see all these people's livelihood gone. >> the panhandle areas of texas and oklahoma, people are now bracing for what the national weather service is calling a historic blizzard. more than a foot of snow and subzero wind chills and ice are expected beginning tonight. charlie? >> osgood: mark strassmann. officials say a huge wildfire in coastal southern california is now more than 50% contained. some 1200 acres have been blackened.
the blaze briefly shut down the pacific coast highway. after months of silence the leader of isis has resurfaced in an audio tape released yesterday abdu al bagdadi russian and american led airstrikes will only make islamic state tougher. now more on the weather a new storm will soak the pacific northwest. it will be more snow, too. rain will spread from the midwest to the northeast. looking ahead, colder and soggy in many areas. as we ring in the new year. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
>> osgood: tornadoes ripping through texas. these pictures of dallas last night. earlier in the week there were at least 18 deaths from twisters and flooding in the southeast. and record highs in the east. what is going on with all this very strange weather. our cover story is reported by mark strassmann. >> last christmas, buffalo looked like the north pole. this year? santa wore shorts. a few flakes finally fell last week smashing a 116-year record for the longest streak with no
snow. in cities up and down the east coast, christmas eve was the warmest ever. it felt like summer in the big apple. with temperatures in the 70s. >> where's the nearest beach. >> this is awesome. being able to see 70 degree weather in new york city on christmas eve, is something really cool to experience. >> one of many record highs -- here in oregon record shattinger rain. >> this month's whacky warm weather broken more than a thousand records from coast to coast. this december has been exceptional for a lot of areas of the country. you look into the northwest where the rain and snow has been nonstop. the northeast, mid atlantic, midwest, upper midwest winter on pause temperatures so far above average they will be smashing records before we're done. >> eric, what is in store? >> eric fisher is chief meteorologist for cbs station
wbz-tv in boston. >> this is the most staggering thing. in the boston area we're going to see coldest winter month ever recorded and warmest winter month ever recorded in the same year. in 144 years of records. >> take he a look, the nation's weather map is divided in half. many eastern cities temperatures are as high as 30 degrees above normal. out west, it's colder and wetter than it's been in years. two weeks ago dangerous floods in oregon swallowed homes and prompted terrifying rescue missions. scientists say what's behind this weather madness in part is phenomenon that goes back millennia. you've heard its name, el nino know. >> it's about a year long warming that takes place along the equator in the eastern half of the tropical pacific. and it's related to changes in the trade winds. they also are weaker when that ocean warms up. this is from the coast of
outamerica to the middle of the average ocean. >> nate is a climatologist with the national oceanic and atmospheric administration. >> when was the last time you saw this rain? >> we've had very little of this in the last four years. >> four years? >> mantua has been studying the effects of el nino know for 30 years. every four to seven years he says, those pacific trade winds weaken. >> and when that happens, there's a massive shift in rainfall patterns in the tropics. so wet places end to be really dry. and normally dry places end up getting lots of rainfall. >> this el nino know, how significant or intense is it? >> the current el nino know is among the three strongest since 1950 at least. >> so strong the effects of this el nino know can be seen on every weather forecaster's radar
the world over. >> this warm pat concern is not only at the center but of the pacific ocean provides tremendous amount of heat capacity to drive the whole circulation pattern, not only across united states, but around the globe. >> louis uccillin is the director of the national weather service. he says el nino know causes the temperature of the pacific ocean to increase up to ten degrees and triggers a ripple effect across the globe. >> simplistically, wetter than usual over here, warmer than usual over here. >> yes. wetter than normal here. and as we see the el nino know pattern evolve we should see a more active storm track along the south. so wetter and warmer up in this area here. >> as if light on cue over the last five days, killer tornadoes swept across the south killing
more than 20 people from texas to tennessee. the house is gone. what are you going to do? >> i'm going to try to rebuild. >> here? >> uh-huh. >> what is worrisome about all of this? >> parts of the globe that are impacted by el nino know that do suffer from those impacts. increased drying in brazil and indonesia with possibility of forest fires. increased precipitation over africa, central africa and east africa, which lends itself to the increased likelihood of disease outbreaks like malaria. >> but can the alarming weather events be blamed on climate change? scientists say, not so fast. >> climate change adds couple more warmer days or makes the warmest temperatures a little bit warmer. i don't think you can just say that because it's warming world. we're seeing record warm
december. you might be enhancing the normal pattern that would have happened anyway by a little bit. >> in california, the ocean, is that were already warming are getting even hotter. that has created a crisis for the creatures who live in it. >> 2015 has been one for the record books. typically we rescue 600-800 animals we're almost to 1800. >> shawn johnson directs the marine mammal center in sausalito. in the past two years 90% of california sea lyons and first seal pups have died. >> what is going on out in their natural habitat that has brought about this crisis? >> because of water so warm it's pushed all the feeder fish, the foraging fish for their mothers farther out to sea, deeper in the water and farther north. all the animals have lack of food. there's not enough food right in this area for them right now.
>> relief will come eventually. because historically el nino is followed by la nina characterized by cooler ocean temperatures. but at least for the next few months the world will continue to feel el nino know's effects, both on land and in the ocean. >> osgood: coming up a toast to the bloody mary. e hospital after a dvt blood clot. what about my family? my li'l buddy? and what if this happened again? i was given warfarin in the hospital but i wondered if this was the right treatment for me. then my doctor told me about eliquis. eliquis treats dvt and pe blood clots and reduces the risk of them happening again. not only does eliquis treat dvt and pe blood clots, but eliquis also had significantly less
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break out the febreze, and [inhale/exhale mnemonic] breathe happy. >> osgood: we come to the end of 2015, here are some of the stories we'll remember. january brought the terrorist attack on the french magazine "charlie hebdo" that had loom panned islam. 13 people were killed. millions would soon rally in paris saying "je suis charlie." in february, isis shocked the world again posting online videos of a captured jordanian pilot being burned alive, and later the mass beheading of 1 coptic christians. we'll remember march for the crash of the germanwings jetliner. 150 lives were lost when the plane's copilot deliberately aimed the plane into the french alps.
in april, a boston jury convicted marathon bomber joe car tsarnaev. one month later he was sentenced to death. may sue the duke and duchess of cambridge present their new daughter princess charlotte elizabeth diana to the world. >> it's beginning to look like i'm not going to get "the tonight show." >> and david letterman signed off after 33 years of late night tv. >> thank you and good night. >> i'm always going to be your dad. >> osgood: in june, caitlin jenner former ly known as bruce jenner made her debut. and supreme court led same sex marriage. provided the druglord el c hahappo an escape from prison in july. that same month pluto was revealed in spectacular photos snapped by a nasa spacecraft.
in august, news of minnesota dentist walter palmer had killed zimbabwe's beloved cecil the lion sport triggered global outrage. the photo of 3-year-old alad kurdi's lifeless body on a turkish beach in september quickly became symbol of the world's indeference to the plight of syrian refugees. october brought an official end to china's controversial one child policy. allowing families now to have two children. islamic terrorists targeted paris again in november. 130 people would die in multiple attacks. leaving the heart of the french nation badly wounded. and this month radicalized husband and wife killers would take 14 lives in san bernadino, california. and two weeks ago 200 nations met in paris to adopt the first
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>> at first glance they look like something wrought by he faberge. egg-shaped skip terse elegantly carved into lacy designs and so, so, delicate. but look again. and the art's true meaning comes into focus. an unsparing account of life behind bars. >> what i do a piece i actually have to go back to prison mentally. to feel the loneliness, the anger, the fear. i have to go back there in order to -- to recreate that scene again, the brick wall, the bars. and when i look up from the egg, you know, i feel gratitude that i'm not there any more. >> gil batle spent most of his adult life in and out of california jails and prisons for fraud and forgery. yet after nearly a decade of freedom, batle finds himself
drawn back to the scenes that once defined his world. >> a lot of the eggs i have the chain gang. i used to think those aren't just 20 guys. those are 20 guys with 20 different stories. >> you give each individual a different face? >> it's impossible to do the same face. you can't make the same face. >> different faces but no expression? >> different faces but no expressions, right. >> an egg and an egg shell is expressionless until the artist arrives. >> wow, right. life, yeah. i put life on that thing. >> that thing is an ostrich egg. >> first i come up with a scene for each egg. once i figure out what the three-point is i have to then figure out how i'm going to place it on the egg. in this case, i wanted to do four panels. so i divide the egg in half. then i try to find the equator.
>> batle has had a life long obsession with the shape of eggs. and their promise of a fresh beginning. but ostrich eggs aren't exactly medium. he carves using a high speed dental drill. the only tool that can render such astonishing detail. >> the shell on an egg is about a 16th of an inch. if you go past that 16th of an inch you practically destroy the egg. and i think that kind of fragility is where i stand -- emotionally, i think. >> well, aren't we all? >> that's right. we all are. we all have that 16th of an inch. >> in works like "it's your fault" batle charts the cycle of cruelty. the abused boy becomes an abuser himself.
>> in "abscond" letters from jonathan, batle recalls his absence from his son's life. >> it was his high school graduation was coming up. and he says "you're going to be there right, dad?" i said, "i can't, i wouldn't miss that for the world." i got arrested the next day. couple weeks later, the guard goes, batle, you got mail. and i couldn't open up that letter for a week. >> batle says his skill designing tattoos and other works for fellow convicts was his protection behind bars. >> that would be a prison shank. a knife. this is a toothbrush shaped into a weapon. >> it's no small irony that his
talent for creating another type of artwork forging checks to support a drug addictions what kept landing him back in prison. to break the cycle he moved 7,000 miles away to a remote island in the philippines, his parents native country. where he supported himself making knickknacks for the tourist trade. >> i was proud of that. here you got to check this out. i appreciated them. >> but his younger brother agelio, himself an accomplished san francisco artist, prodded him to do more. >> i just melted my heart, because i knew what he could do and was capable of doing. well, why don't you tell your story? and he looked at me and said, like i was crazy. he said, well, who would be interested in that? and i told him, i'd be interested in that. i said, i think there would be a
lot of people interested in that. >> that your brother would be proud to have you be an artist who tells prison stories? >> yeah. he's always been there. he -- yeah, he has never closed the door on me. >> and now the door to a future as a successful artist has opened for gil batle. it's quite beautiful. >> thank you. >> the imposing ex-con who creates such delicate masterpieces which sell for $14,000 each, at age 53, there's so much lost time to make up. you could have had a great career as an artist. but then you wouldn't have a story to tell that you've got. >> isn't that wild? i think it was my son jonathan. i said this could not have
happened years ago. my son says, no, he says, if you didn't go to prison this couldn't have happened. i used to see this bumper sticker it says "art saves lives" and i said that's kinda corny, but it does. saved my life. ♪ >> osgood: still to come. we say "hail and farewell." but next -- dame maggie smith. it's the story of america- land of the doers. doin' it. did it. done. doers built this country. the dams and the railroads. ♪john henry was a steel drivin' man♪ hmm, catchy. they built the golden gates and the empire states. and all this doin' takes energy -no matter who's doin'. there's all kinds of doin' up in here.
exotic marigold hotel" these days she's best known for her role in television's "downton abbey" and she also has a new movie out. mo rocca has questions about that and more. >> the day after this interview airs is your birthday. >> no kidding. i don't want to be reminded of that. that's the last thing i want to be reminded of. >> do you know how you're go fog celebrate? >> i thought you were going to say, do you know how old you are. >> if you want to know her age we're not going to tell you. all that matters is that this legend of stage and screen is still very much in her prime. >> i'm not going to stand quietly by and be crucified. i shall give you a piece. lie is so unmusical a word. >> she only recently finished shooting the final season of
"downton abbey," the smash hit television drama in which she steals pretty much every scene -- >> of course. >> as lady violet, dowager count he is. >> you will both admit you were wrong. >> that isn't easy to accept because i'm never wrong. >> naturally she's savored this particular success. hof you seen any of "downton abbey" yet? >> no. but they gave me the box set. i'm going to do all sorts of things. i'm free. >> free enough to talk with us on a recent afternoon in london. are you through with corsetz yes, i'm all through. in actual fact i have to say that i did cheat a bit. because i promised that if i sat up, bolt up right i would look as though i were wearing corsets. >> so often you were not wearing a corset. >> don't tell anybody.
>> i came all the way from new york. this is an exclusive. >> i don't want it to be put around. i was tortured every day. >> the show's final season premiers next week. don't worry, no spoilers here. are you bound by contract not to reveal what happens in the last episode? >> yes, i am. but to speak truth i can't remember. you had to read it then eat it. just in case. do not leave it in your trailer. >> that would be amazing box set bonus watching the cast of "downton abbey" eat their script. >> she has had her fill of the dowager countes. is which makes playing while she's gone opposite direction for her newest role. the movie "the lady in the van."
>> don't take any notice of what he says. >> for this movie you spent a lot of time in a van. >> yes. yes, i did. >> dame maggie plays miss shepard a real life woman who spent last 15 years of her life living in her van. >> shut the door. >> parked in the driveway of play wright alan bennett's home. >> i cannot beginning to imagine how it must have been in reality. of what alan had to cope with. >> the film is written by bennett and directed by nicholas hytner, both friends of dame maggie. >> she, miss shepard, morphed into maggie. and maggie morphed into shepard. >> you can't see miss shepard. >> shepard. >> filming 12 hours day in the van in the rain in the cold.
>> yes. >> what do you think miss shepard would think of maggie's performance? >> well she'd think it only right that she should be portrayed by england's leading actress really. she was a person of great importance. >> what are you doing? looking at my things. >> indeed miss shepard is i am peer just, but also sympathetic for the surprising back story we won't reveal here. reminder, that that person on that street corner is there day after day may have quite a story. >> i know. you pass all the time people just on cardboard on the street. you know, she had a van. >> she at least had that. >> you see these people are just in doorways and it's just -- i mean, what do they do all day?
♪ >> american audiences first met maggie smith on broadway. when she was one of the new faces of 1956, and sang this comedic ditty. ♪ what was your impression of new york when you first got there? >> the thing that astonished me more than anything was the food. we hadn't long stopped rationing, food rationing in england. i was really a nervous wreck because it would be mountainous. and also it was -- it seemed very, very bright. it was like being in the movies instead of watching them. >> she would make plenty of movies. and win two oscars along the way. >> three gins and one tonic. >> catch up on the tonic. >> but her first love was the
stage. at britain's national theater her company stars would include the great laurence olivier. and her first husband the late robert stevens. >> is it hard to be an actor married to another actor. >> it is. don't ever do it. >> no, i'm not. why is it hideous? >> i think it's because when i was married to robert we spent our entire life, really, at the national theater. there wasn't any other existence. it was too close. it was great, you know. lot of it was great. lot of it wasn't. >> the couple divorced her second marriage to play wright beverly cross was much happier. he died in 1998, not long before the harry potter movies would introduce maggie smith to a new generation of fans. >> welcome to hogwarts.
perhaps it would be more use physical i transform you into a pocket watch. >> for the lady in the van, dane maggie has been dominated for a golden globe. she's already won three of those. have you heard this expression, egot? >> no. >> egot is emmy, grammy, oscar, tony like if you win all four. >> i see. >> you have gotten all except the grammy. >> i think that's never going to happen. that's never going to happen. >> well, i beg to differ. because you know what's completely delight envelope. >> what? >> is you on "carol burnett." >> that's going back so far. >> dane maggie appeared on the carol burnett show back in 1975. >> classz we were only too happy to refresh her memory.
>> ♪ no, you're wrong >> i don't believe that. i remember those crazy clothes. that was the guy who -- >> bob mackie. >> yeah. oh, do stop it. >> then it goes into a dance. i never want to make you uncomfortable. ♪ >> very different. >> correction. these are still the days of dame maggie smith. e's pain. why do you lock yourself up in these chains? ♪ this would be so easy if you had progressive. our mobile app would let you file a claim
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dismantled and shipped to paris a little over a hundred years ago. >> it's an old bar since 19th century. >> harry was added later when harry, that's him there, he bought it after the first guy went broke. probably from shipping that bar to paris. anyway, this obviously american bar has a singular, one might even say historic distinction. >> my son went to merrimac college, my daughter went to providence college, we brought banners and they're up on the wall. >> that's not actually the distinction i was referring to. this bar is historic because back in the 1920sa bartender here mixed worcester sauce with tobasco, salt and pepper. >> fresh lemon juice. >> mixed it. >> i love the way he does this. don't forget the vodka. and tomato juice, that's key.
harry's is where the bloody mary was born. the bloody mary, a brunch staple for when you need a little hair of the dog. in 1920s as prohibition closed bars in the united states some american bartenders came to france looking for work. they brought a new idea to the french, cocktails, mixed drinks, to a country used to drink wine. at the same time, paris was a refuge for a lot of russians escaping the communist revolution back home and they brought this new stuff called vodka. now there are a lot of different versions of how the drink was created. most widely accepted is that a barman at harry's named fernan found vodka too bland he added tomato juice and spices to give it some flavor as the henry family from massachusetts can attest. >> very good. >> perfectly spiced. >> it's bloody because of the tomato juice. mayor preis believed to be
somebody's girlfriend but after a few of these who really remembers the details. it's a versatile drink that inspires many interpretations like at a mexican restaurant it's made with tequila. >> at sake it's made with the japanese vodka and wasabi. >> it's bloody makz three generations later harry's still owned by the macelhone family and they claim they sold more than 12,000 bloody maryy. >> everybody wants to try a bloody mary at harry's bar. >> don't you? >> osgood: coming up, all in the family. >> they have had it as anybody else. ,,,,,,,,
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>> generally speaking, if you're a kid growing up in pittsburgh, like jessie and josh lyle, the last place you ever want to be is in a courtroom across the table from detective jack mook. mook is a by the book, no nonsense, chew 'em up, spet 'em out, 22 year veteran of the force. outside of work he's a committed bachelor, a man's man. who had never so much as let a vidalia see his soft side for fun he hits people, volunteers at the steel city boxing gym teaching the sport to under privileged kids. >> most of the kids that come in this grim are street kids. i'm not going to hurt you. many have been born into poverty. >> kids like jessie and his older brother, josh. long before their date in court jack had been working with them. he really liked these kids and knew the feeling was mutual. so when they just stopped showing up at the gym one day jack went out and found them. >> he was asking me about it and
then i just cried. >> what jack didn't know, what no one knew till that moment, was just how bad these kids had it. they were in a foster home with foster parents who jack says were extremely abusive and neglectful. >> they have had it as worse as any other kid that's ever lived in the city of pittsburgh. living conditions wise. i had enough of it. >> jack mook took matters into his own hands. cashed in some favors and got the kids placed in a new home. >> you want something else to eat? >> his. for jack it's been quite an adjustment. >> i'm in here trying to learn my culinary skills, brother. >> i get the sense that you're really loving this. >> yeah. it's awesome. it's the best thing i ever did in my life. >> at least it was the best thing. until the day he went to court and did one better. adopted the boys and made them
mooks. >> you're a mook, right? you happy? >> after this story first aired in 2014, we got a lot of e-mail. a surprising amount from women who wanted to meet this guy. >> did you e-mail us, are you one of those? >> no. no. >> mary said she saw the story but she met him in a bar. >> did you go to the bar because you knew he'd be there? >> yes. i am -- i am answering hobbestly. >> they were married last summer. she came with three of her own, now jack and boys are part of the brady bunch, a family none of them could have ever imagined just a few years ago. jack especially. >> i thought being single was fun because you don't have any responsibilities. but when you're single you don't realize what you're missing. i'm glad i let her break through that barrier and take me away from that life. >> sounds like it wasn't just the boys were rescued.
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made for real, real life. mom! >> osgood: sunday morning tradition. come the end of december we take time to remember some of the many people who left us in the year gone by. for them so many others who lives touched our own we say hail and farewell. omar shariff, you were brilliant and handsome. easy smile, dark eyes that spoke of deeper passions. as dr. zhivago your love for lara burned hot. melted our hearts, farewell. farewell to maureen o'hara.
feisty, fiery-haired irish beauty. >> i prefer the company of men except for maureen o'hara, john wayne once said. anita ekberg. >> three things i like most, love, love and love. >> ciao bella. >> would you please give me a hand? >> osgood: fond farewell to george winslow who famously up stage marilyn monroe as 7-year-old. >> you've got a lot of animal magnetism. ♪ when a man loves a woman wom] >> ceo to percy sledge. >> i'm not pretending. >> jackie collins your steamy romances always kept us coming back for more. >> find the building. i'll leave you there.
>> osgood: david canary, you kept us coming back to "all my children" for 26 years as the ruthless adam chandler. you made soap opera history. goodbye to al molinaro, big al on happy days. he was born to be funny. to "laugh in" gary owens and judy carne she was one funny lady. >> change your mind with their brand new pitted bruce? possibly. they're still rather badly wrinkled you know. >> osgood: stan freburg gave prunes a whole new live as the funny fruit. farewell to you my brilliant funny friend.
and little jimmy dickens, the tater was a big talln't. >> you come from a large family? >> do you have lot of sisters. >> i have a lot of sisters. sister mary monica. >> anne meara you were very funny as the tall irish girl who married the short jewish guy. >> if anybody told me i'd be happier than i was in younger years, i'd never believe you. >> you kept us laughing for 60 years. >> don't cut it toward you. >> how do you cut a bagel? no, you do the coffee i'll do the bagel. >> osgood: speaking of bagels, if you're eating one now in boise, bozeman or kalamazoo, you can think danielle thompson. his bagel machine spread the love and the cream cheese from coast to coast. forrest bird loved to fly. and to tinker, too. >> i went to the hardware store got a nor nobody you can see this right here. the patient would take push down like this on the door nobody
blow their lungs up. >> ventilators he invented have breathed life into countless patients around the world. thank you, dr. bird. >> three, two, one. ceo jane briggs hart was a pilot, too. she dreamed of blasting into space on mercury rocket: and passed all the tests to qualify. but nasa wasn't ready for a woman astronaut. >> you don't think a male test pilot would be suddenly disturbed to find a woman in the cockpit? >> i would hope mutual training for them. it wouldn't be any surprise to him. ceo she had the right stuff. better tackaberry blake. blue army fighter planes during world war ii one of the first women to do so. she had the right stuff, too. ♪ mary doyle keefe was a telephone operator during the war. she posed for norman rockwell's "rosie the riveter" in 1943.
>> i apologize but i made you very large. >> the larger than life portrait inspires women still. >> today it's still a man's world. and just look at it. move over, gentlemen, maybe you could use some help. this is marlene sanders. >> osgood: marlene sanders led the way for women in broadcast news. evelyn furtsch and her relay team printed to olympic gold in los angeles in 1932. she led the way in sports. ceo annis general son was a tough blocker and tough sport. >> there's general son with another block. >> she was quite a jammer, too. >> our newest colleague for
glorious, fearless frank gifford. >> farewell frank gifford. a starry severe for the new york giants he was knocked out cold in 1960 by no. 60 of the philadelphia eagles. concrete chuck as he was known also left the field this year. their historic collision was captured back then by this still photo. cbs' tony verna would change that by giving us the instant replay. >> professional football in america is a special game ceo ed sabol used all of hollywood's tricks to bring football's bruising drama into our living rooms. >> the game is beautiful, i love it, that's the way i want to portray it. >> he made football a national obsession. you can thank him or blame him for that. yogi berra loved baseball, passionately and exuberantly as
a player and a manager. >> when you come the a fork in the road, take it. i don't which seemed to capture something true while making no sense. yogi, the future ain't what it used to be. stuart scott shared his exuberance for sports soon. george barris created the city's koach the beverly hillbilly's gentleman jalopy and this. >> the batmobile. shiny, sleek, super charged. the better to proceed pole super heroes batman and robin on their prime fighting missions. george barris died this year at 89 but batmobile lives on. >> even occasionally other caped crew cadeers on high minded missions. his batman brought bit of joy to very ill children who was real
super hero. so was 19-year-old lauryn hill who lost her battle with brain cancer but not before fulfilling her dream. >> this has been the best day i've ever had. >> i wish we could get in touch with superman. >> jack larson, your jimmy olson was no super hero but did he have a super hero friend. >> perhaps you'd include bat girl, too. and yvonne craig, who astonished everyone every time she came to save the day. on "star trek" she used her charms to seduce captain kirk. those charms didn't work so well on the ever-analytical mr. spock. >> worked out infallible method for assuring permanent mail fidelity. nothing. >> a vulcan salute to you,
leonard nimoy. >> live long and frogs per. >> osgood: long overdue salute to you calvin spann. one of the cuss key gee airmen he flew 26 combat missions in world war ii. >> the negro pilot has proofed himself a capable, fearless fighter. dangerous and deadly to the enemy and able defender of the american way of life. >> osgood: but he could not get hired as a pilot after the war. edward brook of massachusetts did not think of himself as a black leader but he was one. the first african american ever elected to the u.s. senate by popular vote. >> i extend to you my profound gratitude for giving me the supreme moment of my life. >> osgood: julian bond was a born leader, very young georgia legislator who came to the national stage at the democratic convention in 1968. >> i'm deeply honored by having
my name placed in nomination as the vice president shall candidate. unfortunately i have not yet reached the age. >> osgood: he championed the cause of civil rights for the rest of his life. >> thou shalt not sin against equality era. >> osgood: and might have been president had he chosen to run. fred thompson first appeared on the national stage during the watergate hearings. >> are you aware of listening devices that were installed in the oval offers? >> yes, sir. >> osgood: and stayed there as senator, presidential candidate and actor. >> senior captains don't start something this dangerous. >> osgood: there are many ways to serve your country. >> i'm beau biden. and joe biden is my dad. >> osgood: beau biden served his country faithfully and well for far too short a time.
farewell. ♪ stand by me. >> osgood: ben e. king, your song gives us hope in our darkest hours. ♪ stand by me nicholas winton gave humanity hope in very dark hour. he rescued 66ed children from the horrors of the hole cast. >> why did you keep it secret for so long? >> i didn't keep it secret. i just didn't talk about it. >> osgood: thank up, sir nicholas, and thank you bob simon for telling that story and so many others honestly and eloquently here at cbs news. you were family. as were you producer, harry radliffe and you sandy socolow you helped walter cronkite take us all to the moon. >> ray gandolf's subject this morning. >> osgood: smart sports stories helped to get us started. you were family, too.
>> what varied gifts they gave us, the het rock. came with it's own carrying case. he sold million of them. horst brandstatter sold nearly three billion of these, play mobile pirates and doctors and knights. done featherstone passed flags particular into pink flamingos. and architect michael graves showed us that tea kettles and toasters can be as beautiful as towers in the right hands. robert loggia played the piano with his feet. a little tune that will cheer us up for years to come. >> ♪ just a song at twilight. >> osgood: oliver sacks explored the training paradox of the human brain with human, affection and never ending curiosity. >> i don't know why music is so
powerful. it's a great mystery. >> osgood: farewell dr. sacks. and farewell to e.l. doctorow who took us to earlier eras with his eloquent pen. >> in fiction there are no borders. you can do anything and. >> osgood: journalist david carr who explained our modern media world with brilliance and passion. goodbye to john forbes nash whose beautiful mind inspired a movie. and to charlestownes, whose brilliant harnessed the power of light. the lacers he developed changed our world forever. joel spia's invention let us dim the lights once in awhile.
>> like to make a song -- albert maysles was glad he said hello in is the 64. >> i put my hand over the phone and said to my brother, do you know who they are? and he said, yeah. >> cynthia lennon became famous as john's wife, that couldn't have been easy. mrs. murphy scannedlized the country when she married a presidential hopeful in 1963. >> new york's governor rockefeller hopes a time and public exposure will turn odds his way before the republican convention next year. >> goodbye, happy. goodbye to less see gore who gave us a hit song for when we are sad. ♪ you would cry too if it happened to you ♪ donna douglas as elly may clampett, kept us laugh can for nine seasons on "the beverly
hillbillies." which featured a band called "the enemies" in 1965. a band that would become three dog night. singer cory wells died this year. it was fun while it lasted. jack ely, his song was so scandalous in 1963 it was investigated by the fbi. they never figured out what it meant, either. clark terry, no need to call in the fbi. ♪ what a remarkable band of musicians left us this year. allan toussaint. buddy emmons, ornette coleman, phil woods. cynthia robinson the queen of funk.
she played a mean horn with sly and the family stone. bb kick, how can we even begin to thank you for all the good times. you were, are and always will be the king of the blues. james horner, your talent was titanic. your music will go on and on. as will the moments, great and small, given to us by those we came to think of as family. dick van patten, the ever reliable tv dad. >> it's only natural that guys get interested in girls as they get older. >> osgood: roger rees. the ever predictable tvcad. >> you're welcome. >> osgood: richard dysart. >> let's move on.
daniel von bargen. he played george's terrible boss. >> do you know who i am? i'm moe green. >> alex rocco played a mob boss in the god father, goodbye to him. and to taylor negron. and rick ducommun. >> this is walter. >> what a pleasant surprise meeting you here, my dear. >> osgood: patrick mcnee you were dashing on "the avengersism. suzanne crough as the littlest partridge. you were cute. so were you, ellen albertini. ♪ >> osgood: goodbye to james best, hazard county's bumbling
sheriff. and to martin millnez you don't get yourself get emotionally involved. his cop was a real pro. farewell to rod taylor, who battled hitchcock's birds. >> let the cartoon begin! >> osgood: gilbert lewis, peewee's king of cartoons. gregory walcott will be remembered best for starring in a movie that was one of the worst. >> you mean it came from up there? >> yeah, it's counterpart. >> i want to create indisputable masterpiece once in my lifetime. >> osgood: christopher lee, your villains and vampires will never die. and neither will wes craven's creepy creations, he left us screaming this year.
as will gunnar hanson who wielded that terrible chain saw in texas and died quietly on the coast of maine. ♪ burt shavitz kept bees quietly in the maine woods even after he became famous for the lip balm and beauty products he and his bees helped produce. he buzzed off this year. au revoir to paul prudhomme. he gave us cajun recipes to spice up our lives. chuck williams provided the cookware. >> i'm a born chef. i love to shop. >> osgood: put her stamp of approval on lots of things which could be personalized for free. farewell to betty willis who gave us this fabulous sign. who are you going to call? >> ghost busters!
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happened for the first time in 2015. just to name a few, the first ivf puppies were born, the church of england chose its first female bishop and scientists captured a photo of light as both wave and particle. and, are you ready for this, for the first time ever, the word of the year isn't a word. it's this. oxford dictionaries chose this "face with tears of joy" hemojee as the word that best reflects the ethos, mood and preoccupations with 2015. in our social media driven world. others may view the word of the year as progressive and the youngest among us will just see it as life as they have always known it. i take it as a visual reminder that some wonderful things happened this year. yes, we faced tragedies, ruthless terrorism and perplexing political movements. but let's not forget we also had
reasons to cry from happiness. when the supreme court rule that gay people deserve equal dignity in the eyes of the law, and granted same-sex calms the right to marry, many of us shed tears. bearing witness to something we only dared to hope we'd see in our lifetime. while the conflict over where and how to place syrian refer few geese continues, here is story to choke you up in a good way. a picture of this 3-year-old syrian refugee trying to sell pens on the street of beirut while carrying his sleeping daughter went viral. online donations made it possible for him to open three local businesses and hire 16 refugees. he gave away $25,000 to loved ones in syria. we heard a lot about police misconduct in 2015, but you may not have heard this story two. texas cops pulled over a man and saw the driver's young daughters weren't in booster seats. this man had no home and no
money. instead of fining him, the officers drove straight to wal-mart and bought three hot pink car seats for the girls. are you cruising yes? perhaps closer to home you can celebrate the fact that drinking coffee can help you live longer and drinking wine could help control diabetes. we've all had our moving moments this year. i wrote my first book and my 3-year-old pot tree trained himself. perhaps you ran your first marathon or met your beloved or finally succeeded in folding a fitted sheet. there is such goodness in our world, such happiness in our livesf we take the time to recognize it. here's hoping that your 2016 will be another year filled with many tears of joy. >> osgood: on i don't john dickerson in washington on what's ahead on "face the
nation." >> dickerson: good morning, charles. in the year of the outsider we're going to start to dr. ben carson and bernie sanders then going to get a little perspective steven colbert and in outer space commander scott kelly. >> osgood: thank you. we'll be watching. the subject of things to watch our david edelstein has chosen few movies worth your attention, you can see his reviews on our website. and next week here on "sunday morning" -- >> you're going to fix it? >> osgood: ross war double bill, kate winslet and lilly tom lynn. , kind-of-day. live 24/7 with 24/7 digestive support. try align, the undisputed #1 ge recommended probiotic. wheall i can think abouthit, is getting relief. only nicorette mini has a patented fast-dissolving formula. it starts to relieve sudden cravings fast. i never know when i'll need relief.
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live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix news. good morning. thanks for joining us. it is 7:30 sunday morning. the last sunday of 2015. thanks for joining us i'm ann makovec. oakland's mayor is about to make another pitch this week all in the hopes of keeping the raiders in oakland. last thursday's game was their last one. and there's a motorcycle group causing trouble all over the bay area. we found out that their leader is actually a law enforcement