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and the next local news update at 7:26. >> have a great day, everyone. captioning funded by cbs good morning to our viewers in the west. it is monday, june 6, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." we're in the hometown of muhammad ali with preparations for his final farewells. daughter laila and boxing legends george foreman and evander holyfield join us to celebrate ali's impact in and out of the ring. charlie had to duck for cover in the front lines of fallujah. iraqi troops close in with help from devastating air strikes. storm colin will dump up to eight inches of rain. it will slam ashore today. we begin with a look at
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today's "eye opener: your world in 90 seconds." i have wrestled with alligators, tussled with a whale, put thunder in jail. you know i'm bad. >> the world says good-bye to the greatest. >> muhammad ali is home. his body is now back in louisville, kentucky. >> who he was as a person is greater than his legend, which should be all of our goal in life. tropical storm colin is gaining strength in the gulf of mexico. warnings stretch from western florida to coastal georgia. thousands of southern californians are making their way back to their homes after fleeing a huge brush fire. iraqi forces backed by u.s. air strikes are said to be advancing on fallujah. >> they just cleared this area a few days ago. what is the mexican heritage of the trump case have to do with anything? >> he has bias. i want to build a wall. >> what trump is doing is trying to divert attention from the serious fraud charges.
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a u.s. journalist and afghan translator have been killed in an attack in southern afghanistan. capturing the moment things went very wrong for the massive cruiseship. >> all that -- >> a new jersey couple gets a star-studded surprise as their own swift love story unfolds. ♪ and i'll write your name curry, steph curry. >> golden state, what an impressive performance. >> and all that matters -- >> miss usa 2016 is -- district of columbia! >> shawna barber traded her fatigues. >> i'm small and powerful. >> the three-time heavyweight champion transcended boxing, transcended sports, transcended the divisions of politics, race and religion. >> the greatest of all time! >> once the most dynamic figure in sports. >> arguably the most famous person on this earth.
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>> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." the world is paying tribute to the legendary heavyweight champion and humanitarian, muhammad ali. his family says he was a citizen of the world, and they know the world grieves with him. ali died friday in a phoenix-area hospital. he was 74. >> a chartered flight yesterday brought ali's casket to louisville, kentucky. there will be a public funeral for the champ on friday after a private service for his family. outside the muhammad ali center in louie have where flags throughout the city are at half-staff. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. muhammad ali, as you know, spread his message of perseverance, strength and civil
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rights to millions, why he was known as a citizen of the world. here in louisville where the man known as cassius clay got his start, you can see fans are putting out flowers, cards, photos, and even boxing gloves. >> i think it's going to be over. it's all over. >> reporter: he was known as the greatest of all time with physical jabs that stung just as much as the verbal ones. >> i can run through a hurricane and don't get wet. when george foreman meets me, he'll pay his debt. >> reporter: the three-time heavyweight championfought until the end. how did you guys become friends? >> we wound up practicing and training together. >> reporter: victor bender first met ali, then known as cassius clay, when they were 13 and went to school at central high. they remained lifelong friends. what are you going to miss most? >> i'm going to miss his friendship, his happiness, his telling jokes, and just enjoying being around people.
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he loved people. >> reporter: on sunday ali's body traveled from a scottsdale, arizona, hospital and came home to louisville. at the baptist church ali attended before converting to islam, his younger brother wept during a service held in his brother's honor. >> he's one of the saints. he's a wonderful man. >> reporter: it at the muhammad ali center, a stream of people stopped to pay their respects. at a louisville mosque, those at an interfaith service remembered ali for being a symbol of vent. >> i'm muhammad ali. >> i'm muhammad ali. >> reporter: a local muslim leader. >> at this time when islamaphobia is at its height, when hatred and bigotry is the word of politics, we needed muhammad more than ever. >> reporter: what do you think muhammad ali is saying as he looks down at all the support from the people? >> well, if he was looking down he would say, i'm still the greatest. i'm still the greatest of all time.
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>> reporter: among the speakers that are scheduled to speak at the public service on friday, our former president bill clinton and comedian billy cryst crystal. when you think about ali's death, think of this. in an interview ali gave when he was 35 years old, a young boy asked the boxer what ali planned to do when he retired. ali said, by doing good deeds, he was getting himself ready to meet god. gayle? >> thank you. muhammad ali bragged about his speed, his power, and then he demonstrated it in the ring big time. in his heyday his wit and charisma were unmatched. >> he had to go to the hospital, and i'm still pretty. what are you going to say about th that? i cut records, i sing, i fight, i can do anything. that's why i say i am the greatest. that's the name of the alwum. i am the greatest. yell, scream, throw peanuts, but whatever you do, pay to get in. now someone with color, someone
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with dash, running with cash. this brash boxer is something to see, the heavyweight championship is his destiny. i have a lot of speed and a lot of endurance. when i meet foster, he'll need more insurance. float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. rumble young man, rumble. he's not the active, tough man recognized by the people of africa, asia, london, america, black, white, red, yellow, cathol catholic, jew, methodist, he's not recognized by them people. >> you're still number one? >> i am the man all over the land. if you don't believe it interfere with my plan. >> i don't think i'd want to do any interfering the way you wave those arms around. >> you're not as dumb as you look. >> laila ali followed her father into boxing and became a champ herself. she retired with a perfect 24-0 record. she is now a host on the cbs sports network.
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laila, good morning. thank you for getting up so early. >> thank you. thanks for having me on. >> the world mourns for your dad, as i know you and the family do more deeply. help us appreciate him from your perspective. >> well, i mean, there's nothing i can say that hasn't already been said. you know, my dad was not only the best fighter ever but also such a great man and there will never be anyone else like him. and i think that, you know, anywhere you go in the world, people recognize him -- not only recognize him but also love him because of the man that he is, because he stood up for his beliefs. he fought for those that couldn't speak up for themselves, and he'll truly be missed by all of us. >> where do you think that confidence came from? >> i think that's something that just naturally comes from within and then people who are -- first of all, you have to have confidence and believe in yourself but then you have to work hard to prepare, and i
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always say my confidence comes from preparation. it's not something you just go around saying, oh, i'm going to win just because. you actually go and do the hard work when nobody is watching to make sure that you win to back it up. >> one of the wonderful things i read and heard over the weekend, when it was time to go, his heart wouldn't stop beating. >> yeah, i'm not personally, myself, i'm not really comfortable talking about his last moments, but what i will share is that we were all there, all of his kids had the opportunity to come and be at his side when he passed on. i'm happy that we had the opportunity to be there with him. >> and to say that -- do you think he was ready? i know the people that loved him weren't ready, but do you feel he was ready? he fought parkinson's, probably his fiercest opponent, for so long. >> it's hard to say whether or
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not somebody is ready, but i do know -- i understand the circle of life and at some point we all have to pass away. obviously i'm sad. i'm going to miss my father. >> of course. >> but i've been sad for a long time because my father's been vug willing with parkinson's for a long time and he hasn't been who i -- himself -- for a long time. i'm happy knowing he's no longer struggling, and that's what gives me comfort. so, again, i'm sad that he's not here. i'm sad i can't hug him and kiss him and my daughter, sydney, who has a special relationship with him, doesn't quite understand yet that papa is gone to heaven. he's not coming back. i'm trying to explain that to her. it's a hard time. i feel like i have to be strong because, for one, i know no other way to be but at the same time i have children that i have to teach and this is just a part of life and obviously we're all going through a lot and will miss him very much. >> he did not want you to box,
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laila ali. he was very concerned about that. what was his concern and how did you convince him? >> well, obvious reasons, the same reasons i wouldn't want my kids to box. you know, he tried to talk me out of it indirectly. obviously i did what i wanted to do and he knew i was going it to do what i wanted to do. he had so much respect for the fact that, you know, i did what i believed in just like he did. i'm his youngest daughter. i'm a girl. >> you're pretty. you're pretty. you look just like him. >> i guess he loved 24-0, too. >> with 21 knockouts. >> let's be clear. >> can you do the ali shuffle, laila? >> no, i never -- i never even tried because i knew in the beginning of my career when people -- if i start trying to be like my dad now, i will never be able to stop, so i went about my own career in my own way and i love my dad, i love him, but i love me, too. i wanted to do my own thing. >> laila, thank you for joining
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us this morning. we appreciate it. i know it's a very tough day for you and your family and all of us who love muhammad ali. tharmgs aga thanks again. >> we appreciate it. >> our special look continues. george foreman, evander holyfield and james brown of cbs sports will all be with us today ahead on "cbs this morning." turning now to the weather. a powerful tropical storm, heavy rain and severe flooding threaten the coast. tropical storm colin is churning? the gulf of mexico. it is on track to hit the southern united states with winds around 50 miles an hour. david begnaud is in clear water beach, florida. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. they've already clocked wind gusts about 45 miles an hour in st. petersburg. where we are on the beach in clear water, skies are getting darker. the rain is intermittent. the storm is on the way. colin, the third named storm of the hurricane season and the
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season officially started only six days ago. here is what we're told colin may bring, flooding and the real threat of possible tornadoes. this tampa bay area got 45 inches of rain last summer so they are vulnerable to flooding and are expecting some with this storm. hurricane hunters overnight flew into tropical storm colin, wind gusts at about 5,000 feet. the wind gusts subside a bit, but we're told people here are being warned to expect wind gusts up to 50 and 55 miles per hour as tropical storm colin prepares to make landfall. >> all right, david, thank you so much. donald trump faces new criticism from republican leaders for racially tinged comments about the judge overseeing a trump university lawsuit. the presumptive nominee has repeatedly said the judge can't be impartial because of his mexican heritage, and he defended his stance yesterday on "face the nation." >> how is his mexican parents
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have to do with him not ruling -- >> he's a member of a club or society, very strongly pro-mexican, which is all fine but i say he has bias. >> if he was a muslim judge, do you feel that? >> it's possible, yes. that would be possible, absolutely. >> senate majority leader mitch mcconnell rejected trump's comments saying he could not disagree more with that statement. house speaker paul ryan called the comments, quote, out of left field. it's reasoning i don't relate to. i completely disagree with the thinking behind that. >> hillary clinton could wrap up the democratic nomination tomorrow. voters in california, new jersey, and four other states cast their ballots tomorrow. a new cbs news battleground tracker shows lyclinton with a g advantage over bernie sanders in new jersey, but she only has a two-point lead in california. nancy cordes with a closer look at tomorrow's crucial contest. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: of those six states
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that vote tomorrow, there are nearly 700 delegates up for grabs and clinton only needs about 26 of them to clinch the nomination after a blow-out win in puerto rico yesterday. and yet her opponent says publicly at least he's not going anywhere. >> if there is a high voter turnout, we're going to win. >> reporter: campaigning in california this weekend, sanders insisted he will fight on regardless of tomorrow's outcome. >> the democratic national convention will be a contested convention. >> reporter: but the stats are not on the senator's side. he trails clinton in virtually every poll of california and new jersey, and she has already wrapped up about 3 million more votes nationwide. >> donald trump has run a campaign based on insults. >> reporter: clinton's focus remains on trump, and she's making the case that he discriminates. hammering him for his comments
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about a federal judge who is of mexican descent. >> he is personally attacking a federal judge who was born in indiana. >> reporter: there is a division in the sanders' camp about the path forward after tuesday, some want to prolong the battle through july keep the focus on his platform, while others say it's time to put party loyalty first. while they sort that out, the two campaigns have begun quietly communicating behind the scenes about how it to work together eventually. >> eventually. thanks, nancy. >> you thank you. a rare look at the american warplanes back in the ground fight in isis and iraq. cbs news cameras onboard the "uss harry truman" captured planes taking off. their air strikes are paving the way for iraqi forces advancing on fallujah. we were close to the front lines west of the capital and saw the effects. now in baghdad, charlie, good morning. >> reporter: it's now been two weeks since the battle of
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fallujah began. we watch as government forces advance d to within two miles o the city center but they've had to fight every inch of the way, and it's only going to get harder. we cut through the dust to reach the southern outskirts of the city. we're just on the front lines of the iraqi special forces as they're moving into fallujah. they just cleared this area a few days ago. [ gunshots ] they say the entire thing was mined. they say the entire area was mined with homemade bombs. much more relaxed was the man in charge of the overall operation against isis in fallujah, lieutenant general who said after days of fierce fighting, his elite u.s.-trained forces are now on the verge of entering the main city. the general said the biggest factor on the battlefield, american air strikes. how important is that support? >> it's very, very important.
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>> reporter: and just as we were speaking -- those are air strikes. usa? it's going to get harder to rely on those punishing air strikes as pro-government forces close in out of concern for tens of thousands of civilians who remain trapped inside the city. the fight then will be street by street. this sergeant says it's an all or nothing fight. >> when you go inside, you have two choices. if you kill him or he kill you. >> reporter: iraqi commanders told us isis fighters have been targeting civilians opening fire on them as they tried to flee. norah, eight agencies here confirm a number of civilians have been shot dead trying to get away. >> charlie dagata, thank you. two journalists, one an american, have been killed on assignment in afghanistan. veteran npr photographer and his
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interpreter were killed yesterday in helmand province. they came under fire. two of gilkey's npr colleagues survived. he won an emmy and an edward r. mur row award. npr said david brought out the humanity of all those around him. he was very well liked and was so skilled, so skilled. >> and a reminder of those who go it in harm's way in order to tell us what's happening. >> it's always tough to hear that kind of story. george poreman says muhammad ali was the most exciting person he has ever met. ,, good morning from the kpix studios in san francisco. here's what it looks like as you start your monday looking
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next year. and tomorrow, james corden of "the late, late show" hold its primary election y, a concert good monday morning. 7:26. i'm anne makovec. california is holding its primary election tomorrow and today, a concert for democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders in san francisco. the dave matthews band will perform and democratic frontrunner hillary clinton will spend time in southern california today but her husband, former president bill clinton will be campaigning in bay area locations on her behalf. stanley cup playoff time, game 3 today in san jose between the sharks and the penguins. the sharks won in overtime at home on saturday night and trail in the series 2-1 and the puck drops at 5:00 p.m. traffic and weather next. ,,,,,,,,
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a man like george that comes out with those big -- [ laughter ] >> that's where it draws him back. from the left. from the right. get ready, come another left. that's what i hear when i'm throwing them. so i don't believe that i'm going to be knocked out and pushed around. experience is why i know i'll win. >> almost nobody believed that muhammad ali that day in new york city, they don't believe what he had to say. a few months later, he made it happen. knocking out george foreman to reclaim the world heavyweight title. >> rope-a-dope. >> he was a big trash talker.
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coming up this half hour, george foreman will be with us. hello, pageant. it is time to show you some of the morning's headlines. "the new york times" reports the navy has banned alcohol for more than 18,000 american sailors based in japan. it follows the drunken driving arrest of a sailor in a crash on okinawa. two people were hurt. relations worsened after a former marine there was arrested in the death of a japanese woman. the "wall street journal" says a startup may soon be the first private company to launch a mission to the moon. u.s. officials are expected to approve a plan by moon express to land a 20-pound package of
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scientific hardware on the moon next year. the mission could potentially open the door to for-profit ventures throughout the solar system. and "the sacramento bee" reports on the nba's tribute to muhammad ali. a video honoring the champ was played last night before the final game in oakland. the oracle raeb -- arena crowd observed a moment of silence. they won over cleveland 110-77 and lead 2-0. muhammad ali's boxing life was full of great nights. one of the greatest was 1974's rumble in the jungle. ali fought heavyweight champion george foreman. he was undefeated and a heavy favorite to win that night. ali shook up the world again with an eighth round knockout. >> another right hand. [ wild cheers ] >> two, three, four, five, six
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-- >> after that fight, ali and foreman became really lifelong friends. george foreman is with us. he joins us from his home in texas. george, we thank you very much. it's good to see you this morning. >> good morning, and thank you. >> did it feel like a rumble in the jungle to you? i've heard you say it's hard to fight somebody that you admired and loved. >> yeah. it was like i was mugged in the jungle. went there with two title belts. i came home with none. muhammad ali was as smart as charlie rose and as pretty as gayle king. >> you charmer, you. what was it like to be hit by muhammad ali? i heard he said, george, is that all you got? what was it like to get a punch from muhammad ali? what did that do to you? >> it was strange. i thought i'd knock him out in one or two rounds, but about the third round, i hit him. he fell on me, i thought that's
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it. he started screaming, "that's all you got, george? show me something!" i knew then i was in the wrong place at the wrong time. >> did the trash talk get to you? what was the line you said, norah? >> he told david frost, "if you think the world was surprised when nixon resigned, wait until i whip foreman's behind." >> did that trash talk get to you? >> you know what, he could have continued with the trash talk if he hadn't hit me with that straight right hand. that did it. >> yeah. >> on the canvas, the most embarrassed -- the most embarrassing moment of my life. >> they say it was the rope-a-dope that did it. that he avoided you by the rope-a-dope, and tired you out. once you started to fight, you had nothing. >> yeah. i thought -- like i said, i went out for the first and second tround clean it out and get it over quick. i didn't have any idea that that fight was going to continue
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round after round after round. you know how the ladies walk around with the ring card? i was thinking, please don't come back in here. stay out. it was a terrible day for me. >> george, i hate to be laughing at you, but you're hilarious. >> you are. >> after that fight, you sort of gave up boxing. you walked away. were -- >> became a preacher. >> did it affect you that much? >> yeah -- yeah. in '77 i walked away and became an evangelist, which i am. i moonlight as a boxer and grill salesman. in reality, i walked away from it. you end up with ten kids, you got to box. >> let me say -- >> let me say that the george foreman grill is a very fine grill indeed. yes. you have said no one loved living more than him. what are some of your favorite memories of him? >> oh, he was so good looking.
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every morning he woke up -- didn't matter what situation he was in. he was going to try to find a way to be joking and laughing. once he came up and said, "george, o old telephone. like a fool, i went out and bought one. it was pre cell phones. he loved life. >> he did. the more you watch and see his life, it's amazing the things i learned. people describe him as not just a once in a lifetime athlete but once in a lifetime man. you agree, don't you? >> he was the greatest man i ever met. to say he was the g at
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least once in terms of what his skills were. how fast was he? how hard did he punch? >> you'd describe him -- i got into the ring with him, he didn't have the best power, the best anything. but his presence. you got in the ring with him and knew this is the sad thing in it, he was. he was. >> he was pretty. he was. >> no one could deal with him. his greatest power was his presence. and i wish everyone would have gotten a chance to meet him just to know who i'm talking about.
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>> i know. how did you become friends with somebody who beat you up so badly? how did that happen? >> you beat me up like he did, i'd be your friend, too. >> george got jokes this morning. >> ain't nothing like it. >> george came to play. you know, he once said he wishes everybody loved each other the way that they loved him. he had great compassion for children and for other human beings. i think that's what struck me a lot this weekend watching the stories about him over and over and over again. >> he made me feel so important. if you sit around him, you felt important. you really felt like you were something special. and he'd sit there and make you think, wow, he's paying some attention to me. and he wouldn't yawn much. he'd just listen to you. >> he was so brash and arrogant. very unusual for a black man at that time speaking his mind the way he did. what are your thoughts about that? >> you know, i didn't want to
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hear anymore of his conversation after africa. that's all you got, george? show me something. i'm the greatest! you don't have any business in the ring with me. i didn't care much about his conversation. >> all right. >> george, it's great to have you. >> really great. thank you very much. we really appreciate it, george foreman. >> thank you. >> evander ful women. we'll be right back.
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a 26-year-old army reserve officer has a new title this morning. deshauna barber was crowned miss
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usa last night in las vegas. she's the first-ever military member to win miss usa. and we show how her strength and confidence overshadowed her beauty. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. miss usa's parent organization has suffered a number of controversies in the past year including a breakup with former owner donald trump and miss taking the winner of miss uni-- miss taking the winner of miss universe. the applause of last night's winner may help shape up the competition's image. >> miss usa 2016 is district of columbia! >> reporter: the title known for beauty and grace looked to guts and glory sunday night. >> as a woman in the united states army -- [ cheers ] >> reporter: deshauna barber joined the military at 17. she's now an army reserves logistics commander in ft. meade, maryland. when asked whether women in combat impedes the u.s. military's performance, barber
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didn't flinch. in a moment many believe clinched the victory over her opponents. >> we are just as tough as men. as a commander -- [ cheers ] >> as a commander of my unit, i'm powerful. i am dedicated, and it is important that we recognize that gender does not limit us in the united states. >> reporter: other contestants had trouble mustering as much firepower during their own interviews. >> i think that the rich need to -- >> reporter: runner up miss hawaii punted when asked whether she would vote for donald trump or hillary clinton. >> what we ned in the united states is someone who represents -- those of white house don't feel like we have a voice. those of white house want our voices heard. >> i have to apologize -- >> reporter: comedian steve harvey appeared in a video at the show's start poking fun at himself for mistakingly confusing the winner of the miss universe pageant.
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>> under no circumstances don't say miss columbia. don't go nowhere near it. >> reporter: she will go on to compete in the miss universe pageant. the associated press says she'll take a break from the army reserves to manage her new duties. >> i love it. i love that they chose a woman of substance and style. >> and when she said gender does not limit us in our accomplishments. i loved that a lot. >> yeah. >> she's impressive. >> i think so. >> i wanted to hear the rest of that, what the rich were supposed to do. >> i don't think she finished the statement. i think it trailed off, and crickets took over. >> no one does well under the gun like that. >> it's tough. >> certainly. one of the most famous moments in "60 minutes" history features, guess what, muhammad ali. coming up, how champ yacht ed bradley -- champion caught ed bradley by surprise. he made the world laugh at this. good morning from the kpix studios in san francisco. here's what it looks like as
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ali, ali, ali? touch him -- >> sometimes he does that. >> yeah? >> it happened after the frazier fight in manila. >> what happened? >> i don't know. i wasn't there. but ever since the frazier fight in manila, muhammad will -- sort of like narcolepsy. he'll start sleeping -- >> i love this. "60 minutes" cameras captured a classic moment between ed bradley and muhammad ali. the boxing legend appears to fall asleep. ali's wife tells bradley what's happening. >> so he's not putting on when he's doing this -- >> no, this actually happens. and the doctors told us ton really try to wake him if it does because he might end one a heart attack because it might frighten him, so i don't. i get up and move.
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that's -- that's the hard part. you have to sort of -- [ snore ] [ laughter ] >> how great was that? >> what's great is that they're all in on it. >> except ed. >> except ed. 20 years ago, guys. 20 years ago that happened. >> ed's so serious. yeah, yeah. >> priceless. generations of athletes found a role model in muhammad ali. we'll talk to james brown ahead on "cbs this morning." not yet, i'm... folding the laundry! can you? no... cleaning the windows! the living room's a disaster! (vo) most insurance companies give you every reason to avoid them. plants need planting! well the leaves aren't going to rake themselves! (vo) nationwide is different. hon, did you call nationwide to check on our claim? (vo) we put members first. actually, they called me. ♪ nationwide is on your side nationwide is the exclusive insurance partner of plenti.
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7:57 on your monday morning. good morning to you. we are following several crashes. the first real quickly on highway 85 near deanza. and take a look at the bay bridge live right now. look at the drive time. carquinas bridge to the maze, 55 minute this is morning. plus, a minor slow down on the san mateo bridge, 20 minutes from 880 to u.s. 101. roberta? good morning. let's head towards the south bay. i don't know if that will pop up. there it is. san jose under a gray sky. we have clouds at the coast into the bay, into the santa clair valley. temperature wise, pretty much in the 50s from the peninsula to the inland areas. later today, no clearing at the coast, 50s and 60s and everyone else with ample sunshine, 60s and 70s.
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is monday, june 6th. we have more real news ahead including the latest tribute to muhammad ali. why sho many looked up to ali and why his legacy goes far beyond boxing. muhammad ali as you know spread a message of perseverance, strength, and civil rights. >> well, i mean there is nothing i can say that has not already been said. he was not only the best fighter ever, but also such a great man.
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>> the third named storm of the season. here is what we're told collin may bring. flooding and a real threat of tornadoes. >> there are nearly seven states with delegates up for grabs. >> they had to fight every inch of the way. >> miss usa's parent organization has suffered a number of controversies in the last year. >> did it feel like a rumble in the jungle to you. >> it felt like i was mugged in the jungle. i had two title belts and i went home with no. he was as smart as charlie rose and as pretty as gayle king. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. muhammad ali is home in
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louisville, kentucky this morning as many remember his extraordinary life. he was 74. he battled parkinson's disease for nearly half of his life. there will be a private service on friday. >> he burst on to the scene with an unorthodox style and a very sharp tongue. >> no, no, keep it close. >> you know that is impossible. >> i'm the greatest. i never even think about losing. >> i'm prettier. >> i can drown a drink of water and kill a dead tree. >> every time you open your mouth you should be arrested for air pollution. >> that famous line started as a simple brag, but few people today dispute it. he won 56 fights, 37 by
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knockout. he was the first to win the heavy weight championship three times. >> he was also an entertainer, activist, and humanitarian. >> he is jabbing all over body. >> in 1964 few people gave muhammad ali much of a chance. but the 22-year-old, still known as cassius clay, pulled off an incredible upset. >> who is the greatest? >> a string of memorable bouts followed. the fight of the century against joe frazier. the rumble in the jungle where his style helped him out last george foreman.
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and the thrilla in manila when he beat frazier by a technical knockout. >> when he fought joe frazier for the first time at madison square garden, each man got the unheard of sum of $2.5 million. that was one of the things that opened the way for larger purses, salaries in all sports. >> thomas houser wrote numerous books about ali. >> he was the first in a new wave of athletes that were big, fast, and coordinated. >> but his words could be just as brutal as his fists. he elevated trash talk to an art form. >> i had a dream when i got to africa i had a hell of a rumble, i had to beat tigers before i was king of the jungle.
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>> he was rapping before anyone else rapping. >> float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, rumble, young boy, rumble. >> it is easy to forget he was a polarizing figure for much of his career. as a member of the nation of islam he famously changes his name. >> muhammad ali. he was also a draft dodger and objector to the vietnam war. he was stripped of his title and banned from boxes for 3 1/2 years. lennox louis was the last undisputed. >> i'm the greatest, aim poet, a
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movie star, activist, fighter, and i'm pretty. >> he took and estimated 29,000 punches to the head. three years later, he was diagnosed with parkinson's it has. over the next three decades, his strength and his ability of speed, two of his greatest gifts, were slowly taken. >> everybody around the world knew muhammad ali. >> many of o the biggest names in sports say there was no one bigger than ali. michael jordan, tiger, derek jeter, and wayne gretzky all say he was the best. >> charlie, looking at all of that, what a transendant figure
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he was. this may never be another like him. >> and you say that because? >> athletes have the highest regard for him because he was the best in the support. it was the depth of the convictions of the man. the brash markets exterior came from the wrestler gorgeous george. off camera, out of the spotlight, he was a quiet, pensive man. he called himself a functional illiterate because of how poorly he did in school, but he was brilliant. >> one of the nicest tributes is someone said he didn't set out to change the world, but the world changed because he said and did what he thought was right.
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it is so unusual for a black man to speak out at that time. he was 22, brash, arrogant, and the people that vilified him now think he was a hero. what do you say about that? >> right on point. i could not say it any better. early on, he was reviled because of his stance on the vietnam war. but he was stripped of his title. my producer and i were talking about this, and for five decades, he was the best known athlete around the world, and more than just an athlete. others say michael jordan, babe ruth, and respectfully i know they may mention then, but no doubt in my mind ali was best known. and this is before instagram, facebook, and twitter. he flew to those places. >> he paid a big price for
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speaking out. >> he did, but that is why people like and respect him. even if they disagree with his position because he has the strength of conviction that it cost him at the height of his career. you have respect for somebody who will stand on their believes, gayle. >> he was as agile with his words as he was in the ring. >> and that is why i use the word brilliant to describe him. he was masterful, i listen to the rapping he did before rap became popular. before he fought sonny. he was so scare and hyper. and george foreman was having fun with you guys, and he did forget to talk about norah's
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beauty as well. but the guy was frightened when he went in the ring. >> what did he mean to you personally? anything? >> the last time i saw him, gayle was eight years ago at fight night in arizona. he was respective of other people, but he had a reagle air about him. >> you were very good for us. very eloquent, we thank you. >> charlie, thank you very much, god bless you, gayle, and norah. and evander holyfield remembers ali. and forbes,,
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only on "cbs this morning," we're revealing the annual "forbes" list of the 100 most powerful women. the 2016 picks include 11 billionaires, 32 ceos, 25 political leaders, and a record 12 world leaders. more than double the number in 2005. at five, the ceo of general motors. fourth, medical and gates, co-chair of the bill and medical and gates foundation. third, janet yellen. hillary clinton is second. for the sixth year running, angela merkel is number one. and executive president of "forbes" media joins us.
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good morning. i always look forward to this list. it's remarkable to see this. and angela merkel, she's not only the most powerful, but staying power. >> staying power. she's been number one for ten of 11 years on the list. she's someone who's defied existential political economic crises, not just in germany but saving the eurozone and also dealing with huge issues such as the immigration crisis. she has staying power and resilience. >> she's also barack obama's favorite head of state. >> not surprising. i mean, she's a woman at the helm of the fourth largest economy. you can't dismiss the type of power and staying power that she has. >> hillary clinton's number two even though she doesn't hold office. >> she doesn't technically even have a job. but she's someone whose career is defined by historic milestones. first lady to run for office. first female senator of new york. potentially the first woman to hold the highest office in the land. >> and you took the celebrity category off. what was the decision making for
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that? >> we wanted to look for women in more high-power rules. six women are new, heads of state. we're seeing women ascend globally with nearly half the list from outside the u.s. including a quarter from asia. >> does that mean you don't think people like beyonce or taylor swift are powerful? >> for sure they are powerful, but they are women shaping culture. that's not to say that that is not power. it's a different type of power. we're looking at more hard power, controlling nations, huge corporations, and finding them transforming the world we live? >> what about who's off the list? ceo elizabeth holmes? >> she was on the list for the first year and what a duffs a year can make. we estimated her self-made fortune last year, $4.5 billion. this year at zero. she's -- >> zero? >> zero. at zero. she's someone who's faced huge challenges, huge scrutiny, questioning the fundamentals of her company. she took a lot of investment,
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and she's someone whose future is very uncertain. will she bounce back? we hope so, but time will tell. >> power is fleeting. >> for sure. >> power is fleeting. a little scary. who was on the list that you think we should know about that surprised you? >> one woman whose name you $8.. what we love about her story is she was from poor rural china and is an incredible, incredible success story. >> how oiled, children? >> 46 years old. she's young. she speaks to a lot of ascend ants that we're seeing in china. outside of the u.s., china has the most number of power women on the list. >> children? i always wonder about how many women with children. >> the majority -- you know, can they do it install. >> and you can. >> and you can. the majority of the women on our list do have children.
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they're leading countries. building multibillion dollar businesses, saving millions of lives around the world. and their power only increases year to year. >> well, due to -- kudos to "forbes" for highlighting. >> a fun list and amazing women. >> always good to see you. what taylor swift didn't make the "forbes" list, she tops it -- very top you could say with a pair of newlyweds. what did she do? next, swift's wedding day surprise after a heartfelt plea. you're watching "cbs this morning." fall in love with a new daily fiber. new mirafiber from the makers of miralax. it's the only fiber that supports regularity with dailycomfort fiber. so unlike others, mirafiber is less likely to cause unwanted gas. love your fiber. new mirafiber.
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♪ that face one day ♪ >> taylor swift crashed a new jersey wedding over the weekend. she performed "blank space" for the newlyweds. they slow danced to the hit tune which carries a special meaning to them. swift planned the surprise with the groom's sister who sent a letter to the star back in april. she wrote how their mother was dying, and that "blank space" was picked for a mother and son wedding dance at the hospital. swift also gave the couple a handmade card that reads, she knitted this herself, embroidered it, "so it's going to be forever." a lyric. i'm glad they picked it. the next line are s, "always going to go down in flames." not good at a wedding. >> goose bumps. >> special to them, so i get it. just that taylor came is nice.
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>> she's the best. we love taylor swift. there was never anyone brown c1 good morning. it is 8:25. time for news headlines. i'm anne makovec. happening today, governor jerry brown will meet with several east bay mayors taking up their request for money to put up cameras along contra costa county freeways after i string of shootings. and federal authorities have identified a man arrested for stealing an fbi agent's gun. michael gregory, journal could face 30 years in prison. coming up on cbs this morning, a conversation with former heavyweight champion e vanneddary holyfield as he remembers the late muhammad ali. ,,,,,, ,,,,,,
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it's 8:27 on your monday morning. good morning to you. we are following several crashes including this one on highway 85 at de anza boulevard causing slow downs. some spots are only about 7 miles per hour and the carquinas bridge to the maze about 39 minutes right now and take a look here. this is finally starting to
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move ever so slightly, the san mateo bridge from 880 to u.s. 101, about 25 minutes, so very slow and go. time for an update on the forecast with roberta. i've been showing you low clouds, fog, drizzle all morning long and i thought i would show you sunshine from mount vaca and the sun continues to lift over the horizon, blue sky there is. livermore clear and stockton clear and san jose with areas of gray. temperatures in the 60s at the beaches and 60s at the bay, and 81 in mountain view. san jose down from 88 to 84 and 93 is my outside number in the brentwood and byron, and tracy area. additional cooling on thursday with the trough over the bay area. otherwise. a stationary weather pattern. ,, ,,,,,,,,
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♪ novak djokovic collapsed after achieving something no man has done in nearly half a century. his championship win yesterday over andy marick helped him complete a career grand slam. the tennis star has won four consecutive major championships. he said the win was perhaps the greatest moment of his career. his next career goal is to hold all four major league titles simultaneously. he's already on track to achieve that this year. >> pretty good. >> maybe on his way to becoming the best ever. >> heard you say that about him. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour,
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former heavyweight champ evander holyfield, real-deal holyfield. hello, evander holyfield. >> how you doing? >> it's okay to smile. that's okay. let us see a smile. there you go. he remembers muhammad ali as his childhood hero. >> she intim dates everybody. >> he's not scared of me. we'll find out how ali inspired holyfield to become a champion and his confidence in the ring. will smith pays tribute to the champ. my conversation with the actor about his portrayal of the boxing legend. how smith says ali's greatness reveals something that exists in all of us. time to show some of this morning's headlines. new york's "daily news" reports on chaos at a popup concert by kanye west. more than 4,000 fans mobbed the outside of a concert hall in new york city after midnight. west announced the show after a scheduled appearance at a music festival was canceled because of severe weather. then he showed up in a car appearing through the sunroof.
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the venue stopped the show because the crowds got too big. "business insider" reports on mark zuckerberg's social media accounts getting hacked. the ceo of facebook had his twitter and pinterest accounts briefly hacked yesterday. hackers claim they got his password from an old linkedin breach. zuckerberg reused the passwords, dadadada. you can tell little kids in the house. babies' first words are da da. he doesn't talk to me about % passwords or anything else. his facebook account was not affected. >> isn't gayle fun? >> yes. >> you know what i mean. >> i know. >> da-da -- and "sports illustrated" announces that muhammad ali will again grace its cover. this week's issue will feature a shot of the champ in his prime. it will be his 40th "si" cover. it focused on his career for
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more than 50 years dating back to 1963. only michael jordan with 50 covers has been featured more often. >> cool. >> surprising. >> muhammad ali held the record for most heavyweight championship titles until evander holyfield took it away. holyfield surpassed ali's three titles in 2000 after a fight against john luis. he was inspired by ali as a child. evander holyfield is with us from his home in ft. lauderdale, florida. got up bright and early. we appreciate it. good to see you. so the story i hear about you is that a boxing coach said to you at 8 years old, you could be like muhammad ali. and you thought that was great. but you had to ask your mom first. true? >> yes, i had to ask my mom because -- had to get the okay. my f my mom didn't say i could be it, i couldn't be it. >> what did it mean for you to be compared to ali at that age? what did you know about him at 8?
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>> i knew he was a champion. and i wanted to be a champion. and everything in life, people told me i wasn't going to be anything because i was from the ghetto. they told me i wouldn't succeed. >> what was it about him that inspired you? >> because he said he was the greatest. and it was amazing just -- the word greatest means that you're the best. and i wanted to be the best. and i thought to be like ali i could be the very best. >> did he have the best skills or the biggest heart? >> well, you know, now as an adult he had both. you know, he had skills, and he had heart. it took faith to succeed. >> you know, it's interesting because everybody who knew muhammad ali said he had confidence in and out of the ring. did you learn something about confidence watching him?
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>> of course i did. i know practice makes you perfect and hard work and perseverance. there's always going to be something that don't work out for you. you have to have the right attitude to overcome it. >> what did you admire most about him? >> that he's a man that followed up. if he said he could do something, he would do it. it wasn't just -- it's easy to say but hard thing to make it happen. and ali was the one that when he said something, he backed it up. >> some people look at ali with such awe and admiration and at the same time say, you know, that's what i don't like about boxing, what it might have done to him. >> i didn't hear the question --
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>> people look at ali with such admiration. at the same time, they look at the parkinson's and its toll on him. they say that's the problem with boxing. do you share that. >> yeah. i would say that's -- you know, howard cosell had parkinson's, and he didn't fight. there's a lot of bleep have parkinson's -- of people have parkinson's didn't get hit. you know that it's not because of boxing. but, you know, that's a whole big point of have having thing -- he did things for parkinson's, for someone to find out what is the problem, how do you catch parkinson's. when you don't know and say because he got hit -- you know, there's a lot of people got hit and didn't have parkinson's. >> did you ever get a chance to spend much time with him? i'm curious if you have any
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personal memory and what you thought when you heard that he had passed away. >> well, actually, you know, that's been a long time, you know, with ali after '84. got an opportunity to years and years -- i went to his events all the time. he was a man with a lot of heart. a man that wanted to please everybody. it was a man that had given out and kept giving. so at some point in time, you know, it's aspiring on everything. we all got to meet the maker. >> yep. did you think he was pretty? >> well, you know, as a man, i don't usually call nobody pretty but a woman. but you know, as a man, you tend to be handsome. leave it at that. >> okay. >> well said. well said. >> before you go, do you have a favorite ali quote? a lot of people have been quoting him. do you have a favorite?
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>> you know, float like eye butterfly, sting like -- float like a better fly, sting like a bee. that was it for me. when you're floating, they can't catch you. >> all right. thank you very much for taking the time. >> thank you. >> thank you. will smith captured some of the champ's magic in the 2001 movie "ali." >> he's going down in five. he talk a little more, i might drop him in four. >> smith earned his first oscar nomination for that role. i spoke to him on my pbs program three month after ali was released. he shared the challenges and lessons from playing the legendary boxer. >> the one thing that i truly tried to communicate and the interpretation of ali is the complex simplicity of greatness. >> yeah.
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>> and how greatness is not this wonderful esoteric, elusive godlike feature that only the special among us will ever taste. it exists within all of us. sitting with nelson mandela, with ali, it's very simple. this is what i believe, and i'm willing to die for it. >> wow. >> wow. >> well said. >> yes. i tribute on smith's facebook page has about 1.25 million likes. smith called ali "my mentor and my friend. you changed my life." >> he changed a lot of people's lives. >> everybody has a story about muhammad ali, black, white, male, female, has a story about how he affected them. you, too, charlie. everybody does. first on "cbs this morning," best-selling author brad meltzer
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returns to studio 57.
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you know brad meltzer as a best selling author of mysteries. his novels have sold more than 11 million copies in the u.s.
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alone. and he has a children's series featuring figures such as abraham lincoln and helen keller. "the house of secrets" is the story of a fictional tv host secretly working for the u.s. government and a daughter's search to find the truth. first on "cbs this morning," brad meltzer joins us at the table. welcome back to studio 57. >> thank you. good to see you. >> good to see you. this "house of secrets" is the first in a me to seares? >> yeah, "house of secrets" starts with a woman who wakes up in a hospital with no memory. an accident killed a father of a conspiracy tv show. the fbi tells her that there's been an accident, and the amazing part of this is the fbi says the last person seen with her father is dead with a priceless object in his chest, a book about benedict arnold. she doesn't remember owning guns, she has scars, she doesn't know how they got there.
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she realizes only by solving this murder can she figure out the truth about her father and, more important, who she is. she's the mystery. and she's full of secrets. >> this is hazel nash? >> hazel nash. she's the secret. >> inspired by your daughter? >> i was looking -- >> is your daughter's name hazel? >> my daughter's name is lila. when i was writing a female protagonist, we all know jason bourne and others and i said i'm not teaching my daughter to be a victim. i teach my daughter all the time that no one's coming to rescue you. you're going to rescue yourself. that's why i wrote "hazel." i wanted to have a strong female protagonist who would be unlike any other. >> how old is lila? >> she will tell you now she's 10 and very, very close to 11. >> that matters. >> it matters. >> this benedict arnold and betrayal with benedict arnold and george washington is key to this book. why does that resonates with you so much? >> it's true. one of the last moment between benedict arnold and george
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washington are some of the most amazing in history. what happens is they say george washington is so devastated by his friend's betrayal, it's one of the only times they see him cry. here's what happens is alexander hamilton brings a letter to george washington from benedict arnold. letter has three things in it. it says, one, don't kill my wife. she didn't know i was going to be a traitor. two, don't kill your staff, they didn't know i was a traitor either. this is the third part, the craziest part. he says, "i want you to make sure that you please send me my passionage." -- "baggage." to this day, nobody knows what is in that bag the gentleman george washington actually sends back. he actually does send it back. but no one knows to this day what's in that baggage. i won't ruin my theory, i won't ruin chapter 85, but it's -- >> don't ruin it. >> yes, what you said is true. >> it's absolutely true. this is all real. i use it in the book, but then i show you my theory in chapter 85. >> there was a great line about what did benedict want
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ultimately. you said the same thing we all want. what is that? >> for someone to give a damn about us. everyone thinks that benedict arnold is the bad guy. sometimes he's just the complicated guy. >> how did he make that case? did he be tray the country or not? >> of course he betrayed the country. but you want to see everything black and white, you'll see benedict arnold as the worst guy in the world. he's a complicated guy. like anyone who's good or bad, there's another part of the story. the interesting part to me is is benedict arnold really doing something bad. and there's a theory that maybe he's not the bad guy. that maybe, just maybe he was working for us the entire time. >> and on that very note, you in researching -- >> best transition i've seen. >> i know. found an interesting story about a former dictator that was on, what, the u.s. payroll, working for the cia? >> i'm researching the book. i talked to a military intelligence officer who tells me that years ago there was a dictator who through one of his top lieutenants was working for us, a spy for the united states.
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and why was he doing it? for most logical reason of all -- >> money? >> no, for his family. for his family. what happened is the lieutenant had a sick child -- >> you have to live us on that -- >> it's a cliffhanger. >> tell you the name -- >> i can't tell you. he's still alive. eiffel tei'll tell you that. >> "house of secrets "goes on sale tomorrow. and years ago on "face the nation," muhammad ali talked about the impact he wanted to have on the world. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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people know about you in every corner of the earth. what is it that you want to do after you've stopped fighting? >> well, i figure that we only have so many hours a day to do whatever we have to do. submarine years to live. -- so many years to live.
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in those years we sleep eight hours a day, we travel, we watch television. a man's 50 years old, he's lucky to say if he's had 20 years actually to live. i would like to do the best that i can for humanity. i'm blessed by god to be recognized as the most famous face on the earth today. and i can't think of nothing no better than helping god's creatures, helping poverty, working for good causes where i can use my name to do so, to help this country and other countries where we're having various problems, where my influence might help. >> that was muhammad ali on "face the nation" in 1976. five years before his retirement and eight years before his parkinson's revelation. ali spoke of his ambitions outside the ring. >> one of his friends said don't cry because he's gone. smile because he was here. >> a remarkable man who gave up a lot, at the same time brought so many gifts. none more important than the idea of conviction and standing
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for what you believe in. that does it for us. see you tomorrow on "cbs this see you tomorrow on "cbs this morning." she had to earn it.anded to cecilia aguiar-curry. built a business. became an expect in water policy. balanced budgets. and always solving problems. that's how she brought much-needed technology to local classrooms... so every child has an opportunity to learn. and worked to create more local jobs... so more families can get ahead. that's democrat cecilia aguiar-curry for assembly. okawhoa!ady? [ explosion ]
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tomorrow. voters will make decision dential race good morning. it's 5 minutes shy of 9:00. i'm anne makovec. california's primary election is tomorrow. voters will make the decision in the presidential race, u.s. senate race and several local races and issues. polls open tomorrow from 7:00 in the morning until 8:00 p.m. thousands of people in los angeles county are now allowed back home after a wildfire forced evacuations over the weekend. at 1 point, 3000 homes were at risk in the calabasas area. that fire is 80% contained. and san jose police are looking for suspects in a deadly shooting that happened at 8:45 on saturday night at east hills drive and south white road. officers found a man who was shot at least once. he died that night. rough batter gonzalez with a look at the monday morning
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forecast. great to see you ann, and good morning, everyone. you will be greeted with yaifers drizzle. -- areas of drizzle. pretty much across the board in the 50s and later today, partial clearing at best in monterey bay in pacifica. 60s and 70s across the bay and mid-80s inland and outside numbers, 93 in brentwood. notice a stable weather pattern, turning cooler by thursday, and meanwhile, copa america tonight at 7:00 p.m. at levi stadium. 74 pleasant degrees. a look at traffic up next.
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it is 8:58 on monday morning. we are following a couple of crashes this morning including this one northbound 280. a motorcycle versus car and some lanes are impacted. and another on northbound 85 at de anza boulevard causing major slowdowns. and a look at the san mateo bridge in the red, 880 to u.s. 101, a 29-minute drive.
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have a great monday.
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