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captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com captioning sponsored by cbs >> ninan: political enemies joining forces? president-elect donald trump meets with one of the most outspoken critics, mitt romney. who else might join the trump emotion? ( booing ). >> ninan: also tonight, vice president-elect mike pence gets booed on broadway and hears from one of the stars of "hamilton." >> we truly hope this show has inspired you to uphold our american values. >> ninan: what's behind the spike in hate and harassment since the election? ♪ 100 days 100 nights ♪ to know a man's heart >> ninan: and she was 4' 11" of sheer power. we remember soul singer extrord
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air sharon jones. ♪ this is the "cbs evening news" >> ninan: good evening, i'm reena ninan and this is a western edition of the broadcast. it was a highly anticipated meeting between a "choke artist" and a "con man." nosour wards. that's what president-elect donald trump and mitt romney called each other during the campaign. they got together at the trump national golf club in bedminister, new jersey, where the president-elect is working this weekend. can weijia jiang haas the latest. >latest. >> reporter: they greeted each other warmly. their arm-homelanding civility, in stark contrast to the harsh insults they exchanged during the campaign. former republican presidential nominee, mitt romney, once a fierce critic of candidate trump. >> donald trump is a phony, a
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fraud. >> reporter: ...is now a potential pick for secretary of state in the trump administration. they met today for 90 minutes at mr. trump's golf club in bedminister, new jersey. >> very thorough and in-depth discussion in the time we had, and i appreciate the chance to speak with the president-elect. >> reporter: mr. trump also had meetings with educator michelle rhee and retired marine general james mattis, a candidate for secretary of defense. meanwhile, mr. trump is defending his decision to settle lawsuits against trump university. as the trial was about to begin, mr. trump on friday agreed to pay $25 million, explaining in a tweet, "i settled the trump university lawsuit for a small fraction of the potential award because as president, i have to focus on our country." tomorrow, president-elect trump will meet with two of his most loyal supporters, former new york city mayor rudy giuliani, it said to be in consideration for secretary of state. and new jersey governor chris
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christie, who recently lost his job leading trump's transition team. reena, it's unclear what role christie might play in the trump administration. >> ninan: weijia jiang covering the president-elect, thanks. vice president-elect mike pence was in the audience last night for a performance of "hamilton." a cast member went off script and tried to put mr. pence in the hot seat at broadway's hottest show. marlie hall is at the theater. ♪ i'm past patiently waiting >> reporter: the hit musical "hamilton," about america's founding fathers, turned into modern day political theater. >> we know we had a guest in the audience this evening. >> reporter: after the final curtain call, the cast directly addressed vice president-elect mike pence, who was greeted with boos and a few cheers from the audience. ( booing and cheering ). >> we, sir, we are the diverse america who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us. our-- ( cheers ) >> reporter: actor brandon
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victor dixon delivered the message. he plays america's third vice president, aaron burr. >> we truly hope that this show has inspired you to uphold our american values and to work on behalf of all of us. ( cheers and applause ) all of us. >> i really thought this was an important moment to really say something and, you know, to get in front of an individual with whom we feel we have differences. >> reporter: pence got up to leave as dixon began his monologue. theater-goers had mixed reviews. >> i think a show, especially like "hamilton," where the message is about immigrants and, you know, the difference they've made in our country, it was something that the crowd was really into. >> i didn't feel like it was an appropriate setting at all for anyone to be booing someone who is willing to serve our country. >> reporter: president-elect trump tweeted the cast should apologize to mr. pence for being rude. the creator and former star of "hamilton" tweeted, "all are welcome at the theater." reena. >> ninan: marlie hall outside the richard rogers theater on
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broadway. thanks, marlie. the vice president-elect will be among can john dickerson's guest tomorrow on "face the nation." the civil rights group the southern poverty law center says there have been at least 700 cases of hateful harassment or intimidation since the election. carter evans has more on this. >> reporter: from swastikas at a baseball field in a playground-- >> white power! >> reporter: to pennsylvania high school students shouting hate messages in the hallway, and a throe back to the days of segregation at a high school bathroom in northern california. >> i can't even explain to you what it feels like to come to a campus they loved for four years and not feel safe. >> reporter: according to new numbers from the f.b.i., reported hate crimes were up almost 7% in 2015. that includes a 67% jump in reported hate crimes against muslims. when the racial tension continued even after election day, lesley stahl asked president-elect trump about it on "60 minutes." >> they're harassing latinos,
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muslims. >> i am so saddened to hear that, and i say stop it. if it-- if it helps. i will say this-- and i'll say it right to the camera-- stop it. >> we're extremely pleased to hear those two words. we would encourage president-elect trump to continue to send that message. >> reporter: deborah lauter is with the anti-kevmation league. do you see this beginning to subside now? >> i hope so. this is such a unique in order this country's history so i don't have precedent to say it will go down. >> reporter: and it's not just crimes against migh minorities. four people are under arrest in chicago after this attack on a trump supporter. >> don't vote trump! >> reporter: on friday, attorney general loretta lynch encouraged all hate crime victims to continue to speak up. >> we need you to continue to report these incidents to local law enforcement as well as the justice department. >> reporter: the complete hate crime numbers for 2016 won't be out until next year. but, reena, based on what
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they've already seen, minority community leaders expect to see another increase. >> ninan: carter evans in los angeles. well, this past week, thousands of demonstrators from colleges and universities came to voice their concerns about how the trump administration will treat undocumented immigrant who came here as children. tony dokoupil reports from harvard. >> say it loud, say it clear. >> reporter: they rallied at big schools-- >> racism has got to be. >> reporter: and at tiny colleges. >> everyone is welcome here! >> reporter: but the focus was the same ever-- message of support for undocumented stiewns like harvard freshman can rosa vasquez. how does it feel to be at harvard? >> it feels great. >> reporter: the california teen cried tears of joy when he got into harvard. now she's afraid in a trump presidency she won't be allowed to stay. >> i'm afraid for friends. i'm afraid for thousands of undocumented students across the country. >> reporter: donald trump won the white house with a message
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of opportunity for americans first. >> i want the children that are growing up in the united states to be dreamers. >> reporter: in an interview with lesley stahl on "60 minutes" last week, he pledged deportation for millions of convicted criminal immigrants but left all others, including students, in a long sunshine. >> after the border is secured and after everything gets normalized we're going to make a determination on the people that you're talking about who are terrific people. >> the concerns are very well placed. >> reporter: terry hartel works for the american council on education, a trade group for colleges. >> but at this point they are simply concerns. we don't have any evidence that the trump administration will do anything in this area. >> i believe that we will win! >> reporter: but as long as the president-elect's policy remains uncertain, students like rosa plan to fight. >> i am as american as everybody else. like, i've grown up here, have all the values and pursued the american dream. >> reporter: we contacted the trump transition team for
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clarity on its policy towards undocumented students and the 750,000 young people protected under president obama's policy. but, reena, the suspense continues. >> ninan: another tony dokoupil. thank you, tony. president obama is in lima, peru, the last stop on his final overseas trip as president. mr. obama is attending the asia-pacific summit and also talking about president-elect trump. errol barnett is there. >> reporter: president obama is trying to ease fears in latin america that his successor will pull out of american trade deals. at a town hall meeting today, the president asked perivians to give president-elect trump a chance. mr. obama said despite mr. trump's stance against global trade deals, he predicts the president-elect will eventually see the benefits of those deals. >> once they look at how it's working, i think they'll determine that it's actually good both for the united states and our trading partners. >> reporter: president obama is meeting with chinese
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president xi jinping, and expected to talk with russian president vladimir putin on the sidelines of apec. if it happens, it would be putin and obama's first meeting since the white house blamed russia for interfering in the election by hacking democratic party e-mail servers. and president obama also tried to assure people here that how candidates campaign is not always the same as how they'll govern. reena. >> ninan: thank you, errol. in washington, d.c. today, a funeral was held for journalism pioneer gwen ifill. the "pbs newshour" coanchor and managing editor died monday of endometrial 7 cancer at the age of 61. coming up next, they're the new princes of the catholic church. pope francis inducts a new group of cardinals. ♪ ♪
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>> ninan: at the have the today, pope francis elevated 17 bishops to cardinals, including three americans. seth doane tells us about the
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new prenses of the catholic church. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: pope francis placed those signature cardinal-colored skullcaps on the 17 newest members of this exclusive club. the pope references their diversity as he expressed worry about increasing polarization and exclusion in the world. he called it a virus. your excellency i'm seth doane with cbs news, first of all, congratulations. >> nice to meet you. >> reporter: this afternoon, we met now-cardinal joseph tobin, who was indianapolis archbishop clashed with vice president-elect mike pence over resettling refugees. we asked if the pope's message was a political statement aimed at america. >> well, i don't know if it had anything to do with the u.s. election because i think you can see similar movements in many part world. >> reporter: another new american cardinal, blase cupich, shared the pontiff's concerns. >> it's getting out of hand in society today where people almost have this-- this
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contagious inflammation of animosity towards each other because they're different, they speak a different language, they look different. >> reporter: just before he became cardinal, former dallas bishop kevin farrell told us he agreed with pope francis' desire to have a church that's closer to the people. is this pope choosing people like you because he's-- he's trying to shape the college of cardinals in selecting the next pope. >> whether he's trying to stack the deck, as we would say, i don't think so. maybe i'm wrong. but i don't be in that. >> reporter: of the new cardinals, 13, including the americans, are under 80. reena, that's the age limit to be eligible to vote for the next pope. >> ninan: seth doane, thank you. up next, we were agreement-nominated soul singer extrordary sharon jones
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>> ninan: well, the music world is mourning the death of soul and funk singer can sharon jones. she lost a long battle against pancreatic cancer at the age of 60. anthony mason looks back at the career of this extraordinary talent ♪ 100 days 100 nights to know a man's heart >> reporter: from the first notes you heard, you could feel the force of 4' 11" sharon jones. born in augusta, georgia, and raised on gospel, jones began performing in bar bands while work as a corrections officer at rikers island. but an early meeting with a record company executive nearly made her quit as she told us in 2010. >> he told me, "you need to go maybe loose loouz some weight, and use some bleach because you don't have the look we're looking for. we want someone light skinned." and he literally came out and said those things-- i was too
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fat, too plaque, too short. >> reporter: it wasn't until many years later at brooklyn's daptone records that the then-46-year-old jones would release her debut record with the dap-kings. >dap-kings. ♪ i got a thing on my mind >> reporter: in 2013, her late-in-life stardom was sidelineed by a cancer diagnosis. but after surgery and chemo, which took her hair, jones, who refused to wear a wig, fought to return to the stage. >> stage two pancreatic cancer. >> reporter: she came back even stronger with the grammy-nominated "give them what they want," which is exactly what she did on this broadcast in 2014 ♪ to my happiness, yeah, oh >> reporter: in october, sharon was scheduled to perform at an event for president obama on the white house lawn. when her health forced her to
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cancel, the president sent this note, "michelle and i hope you have a speedy recovery and that we have a chance to see you perform in the future." what a show he would have seen. ♪ to my happiness >> reporter: anthony mason, cbs news, new york.
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>> ninan: a growing number of families who have lost a relative to a drug overdose have found comfort by donating their loved one's organs. kenneth craig tells us about a pennsylvania family's gift of life. >> full of hope. >> reporter: long before the day came, charles grugan let his parents know he was going to be an organ donor. >> he was checking it off because he believed it was the right thing to do. not that he would ever be called on to do that. he had big dreams. >> reporter: but an addiction to pain killer cans derailed those dreams and swept charles
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into the nation's opioid epidemic. he had his first pill in high school. ♪ happy birthday to you >> reporter: and by his 30th birthday, he had moved on to heroin. he was 33 when he overdosed in the family living room. >> and i yelled to him again, "charl." and he didn't answer. and i ran in and grabbed him and said, "charles." and he was gone. the brain damage was very, very severe, and he wasn't going to be-- he wasn't going to be coming back. >> reporter: his parents and sisters honored his wish to donate his organs. >> it is the thing that helped us get through this grief that we thought we were never, ever, ever going to be able to be whole again. >> reporter: drug overdoses have spiked since the opioid epidemic starting sweeping the nation, and health experts say the only silver lining has been increase in life-saving organs for transplants. >> those are young people. >> reporter: howard nathan of the gift of life donor bank in philadelphia, has witnessed how
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organ donation can comfort the grieving. >> they hear that their loved one can save somebody else's life, and as many as five or six or seven people. this helps them in a way we can't even imagine. >> reporter: charles' organs were test exclude cleared for diseases and damage. his kidneys, liver, and heart went to three strangers. what's it like on know that his heart is beating in somebody's chest. >> i think about that every day. >> he often thought he would do something so incredible, and he did it. he really, really did it. >> reporter: kenneth craig, cbs news, king of prussia, pennsylvania. >> ninan: when we return, a frameby frame handpainted film about van gogh.
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>> ninan: timely tonight, a movie that's sure to make quite an suppression. it's called "loving vincent."
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it tells the story of the brilliant 19th century dutch painter vincent van gogh. each of the film's 60,000 frames is a painting. jonathan vigliotti has a look. >> reporter: one of cinema's most ambitious new films is under production in a small studio in poland. here, with the stroke of a brusque, a team of painters brings to life the work of vincent van gogh. the final result-- the first handpainted film ever made. >> we have definitely, without a doubt, invented the slowest form of film making ever devised in 120 years. >> reporter: hugh welchman is the film's director, using letters written by van gogh, welch man and his wife, dorota kobiella, tell the story of van gogh's creative genius and sudden death. vincent van gogh of born in the netherlands in 1853.
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over the course of his career, he painted over 800 canvases, famous themes including sun flowers and wheat fields. at 37 years old, after being released from a mental institution, he took his own life without any explanation. >> how does a man going from being absolutely calm to suicidal in six weeks? >> reporter: that pivotal question is explored flew threw fictional interviews with the real-life characters and locations depicted in 150 of van gogh's famous paintings. >> he was an interesting man. >> he was a genius. >> reporter: like a traditional film, "loving vincent" began with a set and actors. >> use your initiative, son. an important man like mr. van gogh. >> he filmed with live actors on green screen. we composited it into the backgrounds of those shots van gogh paintings. we cut it it the like a live-action film but then we
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projected each frame individually on to canvas. >> reporter: as the producer explains, a total of 120 artists recruited from all over the world turned those projections into oil paintings. to be clear, every single frame of "loving vincent" is painted by hand, all 64,000 of them, the equivalent of 64,000 canvases. >> he was a nice, quiet man. >> and he comes here with a girl. >> reporter: "loving vincent" is a painstaking tribute to van gogh, a moving exhibit of his work, unlike any before. jonathan vigliotti, cbs news, london. >> ninan: live action oil paintings. i never would have thought of that one. well, that's the "cbs weekend news" for this saturday. later on cbs, "48 hours," and the news continues on our streaming channel cbsn at cbsnews.com. i'm reena ninan in new york. thank you for joining us.
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good night. california with rain, wind d snow. good eve it's not even thanksgiving yet. but it sure feels like winter today as a messy storm slams northern california with rain, wind, even snow. good evening, i'm juliette goodrich. >> i'm brian hackney. it's been a rough day on bay area roads and bridges with heavy rain and strong winds reducing visibility for the drivers. 80 near donner summit in the sierra, traffic is crawling in both directions. chain controls are in effect from emigrant gap to truckee and on highway 88 headed down to lake tahoe, or 89, sorry, let's have a look at the hi-def doppler radar where the brunt of the front pushed through today leaving almost 2" of rain in spots up in the north bay. most of the rain headed south and east into the central valley and the sierra foothills
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where thunderstorms are popping. all unwinding from a deep low off the pacific northwest and it's not over yet. more rain on the way tomorrow morning and our own risk of thunderstorms. cate caugiran reports live from sausalito. >> reporter: we are getting a little bit of a break from the rain here at vista point in sausalito. we can see that the clouds have started to clear up over san francisco, though, the wind is still picked up a bit in the area. but good news right now, it is dry. the rain picks up a little bit after our 5:00 newscast but for the visitors here taking pictures of the iconic golden gate bridge, they are getting it with a nice clear shot. it may be dry now but utility workers did spend a good part of the morning trying to repair some of the storm damage. in bolinas, two trees and branches came down. the marin department of public works spent hours cutting down this large cypress tree

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