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good morning. it's may 26th, 2018. welcome to "cbs this morning." trabi tracking alberto, the first named storm of the year starts gaining steam. we'll see how it may affect millions this holiday weekend. plus is it on or is it off? the president says talks with north korea have resumed and the historic summit may still happen on time. she made history and waves during her time on the track. we'll talk to danica patrick as she prepares to take her final lap this weekend. on this memorial day weekend, the unsinkable bond
between the coast guard and the city of new york. details on a new proclamation and its history is getting some new attention from a broadway smash hit. but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> look what's spinning around here. >> we have got subtropical storm albe alberto. >> alberto eyes the gulf coast. >> a little ahead of schedule. hurricane season starts june 1st. >> it's going to be a huge rain maker. >> oh, my goodness, right toward the gulf coast line. >> the on again/off again summit between the u.s. president and leader of north korea, it's back on again. maybe. >> everybody plays games, you know that. you know that better than anybody. >> active shooter. >> two were hurt, a student and a teacher. the teacher is being called a hero for stoppinhe ttragy. >> it's just another cotton-picking sad day. and it happens in noblesville.
>> it is a day many accusers thought they would never see. hollywood producer, harvey weinstein in, handcuffs arraigned on rape and sexual abuse charges. reaks out on a flig>>htig to mi aami a fll bht passenger couldn't get another beer. >> i want to get a cup of coffee -- >> a man accused of stealing an suv in new york took its owner for a ride. >> i caught up to this guy. >> all that -- >> a special delivery right in the middle of a tampa airport. a 2-year-old service dog went into labor. now the proud mom of eight puppies. >> sometimes you just snap. >> oh, boy. >> -- and all that matters. >> steps back, puts up a three, bang! he tries it again, puts it in! >> mama, there goes that man. >> -- "cbs this morning saturday."
>> 2018, hip hip -- >> hooray! ♪ ♪ what a great sight that is, right? >> i know. it's fleet week in the city so all the sailors around. >> it's great to see them. welcome to the holiday weekend, everyone, i'm anthony mason along with dana jacobson. we begin this morning with what could be a washout of a holiday for millions of people living along the gulf coast. storm watches are in effect from new orleans area to the florida panhandle, southwest of tallahassee, as subtropical storm alberto slowly moves north-northeast from the caribbean. alberto is about 95 miles east of cozumel, mexico, packing winds of 40 miles an hour. the storm brought heavy rain,
flash floods and dangerous rip currents on friday. >> a separate storm system brought heavy rain to central alabama on friday. ed curran of wbbm tv has the latest on what to expect. ed, good morning. >> well, good morning. we're looking at a system that will create a lot of rain as it continues its trek here. we already see rain streaming into southern florida and we're looking at the tropical storm watches that are up here in the pink and a flood watch throughout florida. also the concern up here along the gulf coast, a flash flood watch in place. we could see 5 to 8 inches of rain in this area. it's not out of the question that locally some areas could see maybe double that amount. alberto's currently 40-mile-per-hour winds tracking to the northeast at 7 miles an hour will become better organized as it travels through the warm waters. we're looking at landfall
probably around 1:00 in the morning on tuesday as a tropical storm. you can see futurecast shows you the movement of the storm as we go through this holiday weekend. anthony. >> what a weekend in the gulf. meteorologist ed curran of wbbm tv. thanks, ed. there's renewed hope this morning that the highly anticipated summit between president trump and north korean leader kim jong-un may still happen. just hours after abruptly cancelling the meeting, mr. trump signalled friday that conversations with the north koreans had resumed and a planned meeting in singapore next month is still possible. >> mola lenghi is at the white house this morning where the president is spending the holiday weekend. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the on again/off again summit between president trump and the north korean leader took yet another turn yesterday. speaking to reporters outside the white house, president trump used one of his favorite phrases to reveal that a meeting he cancelled less than 24 hours
before may go on as planned. >> we'll see what happens. it could even be the 12th. >> reporter: before leaving the white house friday, president trump told reporters the discussions with north korea about a possible meeting had resumed. >> we're talking to them now. it was a very nice statement they put out. we'll see what happens. >> reporter: that statement issued by north korea's first vice minister of foreign affairs praised the bold decision to agree to the historic meeting and expressed the north's sincere and active efforts to end the relations of hostility that have lasted for decades. >> the president is not just looking to have a meeting, he's not looking for just a cheap political stunt, he wants to get something that's a long-lasting and actual real solutions. >> reporter: press secretary sarah huckabee sanders said the white house was looking for a meeting that could produce results. if the north korean overtures were serious, the president would be ready. >> we're always going to be prepared. if the meeting takes place on june 12th, we'll be ready.
if it takes place on july 12th, we'll be ready. >> reporter: a planning trip to singapore led by joe hagin appears to be in question. hogan gidley said he couldn't comment on whether preparations would go forward. >> does that mean joe hagin's team is still going to singapore this weekend? >> there are no plans for that right now. >> reporter: the white house now says it will send a team to singapore for summit planning if it can secure guarantees the north koreans will attend. they skipped out before and the white house doesn't want to be stood up twice. james mattis says diplomats are back at it and mike pompeo could be dispatched for more talks. let's get perspective on what's going on with north korea and more from gabriel deben dety, national correspondent at "new york" magazine. where do we think the situation is at this point? >> it depends on who you're listening to. if you listen to the president,
you aren't really sure. he says actually this meeting might happen, it might not happen. there's still back channeling going on between the two nations and still some willingness to get something done of some sort. do we expect to see a meeting any time within the next few weeks? not clear right now. >> do we know what happened? was it a breakdown in communications, was it strategy, what was it? >> no, we don't. there seems to be a lot going on in the white house with different advisers talking to the president about whether they like or don't like the way north korea is talking about different americans involved in all this. of course kim jong-un had some harsh words for vice president mike pence. the president, donald trump, did not like that so he called everything off. then you have people including the secretary of state, the national security advisor all saying different things to the president here. there clearly seems to be some sort of disconnect. we're not sure exactly where it is. >> the other news making big news this week was the ongoing russia investigation and the briefing top lawmakers got about
classified intelligence from the justice department. where are we left at the end of this week after those briefings and the fight over them, in essence? >> a whole lot of confusion, which of course has been the theme here over the last few weeks with this investigation. those briefings in particular got pretty testy because a lot of democrats thought it was quite inappropriate that the white house was trying to insert or not insert one of the president's lawyers to the meetings. there seems to be some disagreement over what kind of involvement that lawyer actually had. where this leaves us, though, is continued partisan bickering on capitol hill over the president's attempts to really monitor what's going on in these meetings or what's going on in this investigation. when you have the president out there talking about whether or not there was a spy implanted in his campaign, something that democrats say is just totally not true, there seems to be a lot of confusion in the public which is perhaps what the white house wants. >> "the new york times" had a report that michael cohen, the president's attorney, had a meeting with a russian oligarch just days before the
inauguration. what does that mean for the mueller investigation? >> it means the investigation continues to be much broader than most of us realize. >> continues to get broader. >> absolutely, and perhaps much broader than the white house realizes. there seems to be so many more meetings than we knew about, so many more characters on the american and the russian side. an important thing to remember is because michael cohen is involved in this part of it, it also shows us that a number of these different scandals or controversies that the white house is wrapped up in are more closely involved than we might realize. michael cohen is known for being central to the stormy daniels saga which many think of as totally separate from the russian saga but we hear he's meeting with russians during the transition. there seems to be a lot going on here. >> a number of states held primaries on tuesday ahead of november's midterms. were there any surprises in those? >> there were no huge surprises, but there were some small upsets. i think one of the main takeaways here, particularly on the democratic side, you're seeing enormous energy behind
women candidates. over and over again women candidates keep winning in these primaries, including in somewhere they're not expected to win. >> lexington kentucky. >> amy mcgrath, the fighter pilot, beat the mayor of lexington, jim gray, who was the favorite there. and what basically she harnessed was this grassroots energy behind a number of women candidates all over the country. that's why you see more and more democratic women running and winning. >> that works right now in the primaries. can they carry that forward to the midterm election? >> this is the huge question and especially in kentucky where amy mcgrath who won this race was not the favored candidate of the national party. there's a bit of worry over whether she can win a general election in a conservative area like that. this is the big question. right now we're not sure but democrats are certainly confident. >> it feels like we're talking about the midterm elections as soon as the election was over. gabe, thank you. tomorrow morning on "face the nation" here on cbs, margaret brennan's guests will include florida senator marco
rubio and former national intelligence director james clapper. protecting epa chief scott pruitt is costing taxpayers twice as much money as it did for his last two predecessors. the agency revealed it cost $3.5 million for pruitt's 20-person round-the-clock security detail for his first year in office. the epa inspector general says pruitt faces significant more threats than former epa administrator, gina mccarthy. a 13-year-old student is in critical condition this morning after a classmate started shooting at an indiana middle school on friday. a teacher is being called a hero after he was wounded while tackling the gunman. the school is in noblesville, north of indianapolis. adriana diaz reports. >> reporter: it's become a routine site, a mass student exodus, this time at noblesville west middle school after explosions of gunfire pierced the halls. >> the shooting was right next to us.
we were all really scared. all my friends ran to the corner for safety. >> reporter: police chief kevin jowett. >> a male student asked to be excused from his class. he left the classroom. he then returned, armed with two handguns. >> reporter: shortly after 9:00 a.m. a student gunman fired at least four shots in his seventh grade science class. students say that's when their teacher, 30-year-old jason seaman, tackled the shooter and managed to swat the gun out of his hands. >> we were all just screaming oh, my god. >> reporter: sammi lovall was in the classroom. >> his eyes were just -- he looked upset and angry but i don't think anyone knows why. >> reporter: this is the 17th school shooting this year, the fourth this month. last friday ten people were killed by a 17-year-old student at santa fe high school in texas. back in indiana, the alleged shooter is being held in police custody while the teacher and student ella whistler are hospitalized with gunshot wounds. seaman was shot three times, in
the stomach, hip and arm. the former college football player who doubles as the middle school football coach is being hailed as a hero for putting himself between his students and the bullets. karen cantor-reyes is a seventh grader. >> what do you think about the sacrifice mr. seaman made? >> i have no words for it because it was such an amazing act of caring. >> reporter: police aren't released a motive. after the incident the middle schoolers were bussed from here to the high school and there they were put on lockdown again because the high school received threats. as for the hospitalized science teacher, in a statement he thanked his students for their support and said, quote, you're the reason that i teach. for "cbs this morning saturday," adriana diaz, indiana. police are trying to determine the motive behind the shooting of three people in oklahoma city. the suspect, alexander tilghman, allegedly opened fire inside a restaurant thursday. he apparently had no obvious
connection to the victims, a woman and two girls. they are hospitalized in good condition. the gunman was shot and killed bye-b bystanders. he was legally authorized to carry a firearm. an intense search is under way in canada for two men who bombed a restaurant that left 15 people injured. the two men with their faces covered ran away before the blast. three people who suffered critical injuries in the blast were treated and released from the hospital. police say the attack does not appear to be terrorism or a hate crime. harvey weinstein, the once powerful hollywood producer, is wearing a monitor and is out an a million dollars bail this morning. it was the moment the me too movement had been waiting for. weinstein surrendered to police here in new york on friday and was charged with rape and criminal sex act charges. they stem from alleged assaults against two women in 2004 and 2013. in all, more than 80 women have
accused him of sexual misconduct. demarco morgan has the latest. good morning. >> good morning. weinstein found himself in handcuffs following a months-long investigation by the manhattan district attorney's office and the nypd. prosecutors think the survivors who came forward and urged additional survivors to reach out to investigators. the disgraced hollywood executive ignored the lights, cameras and questions as he walked into new york city's first precinct. while inside, the 66-year-old sat in a jail cell for a half hour while his paperwork was processed. weinstein emerged in handcuffs before being escorted to court to hear the charges. two counts of rape and one count of a criminal sexual act. >> this defendant used his position, money and power to lure young women into situations where he was able to violate them sexually. >> one of the charges stems from an alleged 2004 incident involving lucia evans. she told "the new yorker" when
she was an aspiring actress, weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on him at his manhattan office. the second charge is connected to an anonymous woman who alleges weinstein raped her in a new york city hotel in 2013. weinstein's attorney, benjamin brafman, said his client posted a $1 million bail and agreed to burn over his passports. >> people get convicted only when there is credible evidence beyond a reasonable doubt. in this case i do not believe that the district attorney has that nor do i believe that mr. weinstein has intentionally violated the law. >> i'm so proud of all the women that came forward bravely and told their stories. >> tv reporter lauren sivan said wine streen trapped her in a hallway and masturbated in front of her. he hopes he will eventually face jail time. >> i take solace in the fact that he will never be remembered for his oscar-winning movies or any of the careers he helped launch. he will be remembered as a
predator, a sexual predator, and that actually fills me with joy. >> again, harvey weinstein was fitted with a gps tracking device and told not to leave new york or connecticut without the court's permission. if convicted, he could face up to 25 years in prison and the grand jury is still working, more charges may be coming. ireland's long-standing constitutional ban on abortion could soon be over. official counting of the historic referendum is under way this morning, though it already appears one of the world's most restrictive abortion bans will come to an end. jonathan vigliotti is in dublin this morning with the latest. jonathan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. voter turnout in some areas was as high as 70%. the historic vote to legalize abortion shows an overwhelming desire for change in a nation once so closely entwined with cath catholic tradition. for months, both sides of this divisive referendum campaigned in the streets, but at the polls, the vote was more
unified. an irish times exit poll predicts nearly two-thirds of voters selected yes to repealing ireland's eighth amendment. the 1983 law bans all abortions except when a mother's life is at risk. in europe only malta and poland have similar bans. among those casting their ballots, thousands of returning ex-pats. >> to not vote would essentially be a no vote so i have to be part of it. >> reporter: ireland has leaned more liberal as the rate of catholicism was declined. ahead of yesterday's vote, the catholic church in ireland encouraged its followers to keep the right to life in the constitution. >> ireland definitely is a beacon for the rest of the world. it's one of the last places that has really protected women and their children from abortion. >> reporter: american emily faulkner flew in not to vote but
to join the anti-abortion rights campaign. >> roe v. wade legalized abortion in 1973, you would like to reverse that. are you worried legalizing it in ireland will hurt your effort? >> it will make us fight harder. >> reporter: there has been concern against foreign influence after revelations of meddling in the u.s. election. in an unprecedented move earlier this month, facebook and google banned all ads from campaign groups outside ireland. official results will be released later this afternoon. paurliament will now move to allow women to have an abortion within the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. >> jonathan vigliotti in dublin. thanks, jonathan. time to show you some of the morning's headlines. "the washington post" says some members of congress from both parties are taking issue with president trump's bailout of the chinese telecom company, zte. seeing no potential upside for the u.s. mr. trump says the company will oust its management team, hire
american compliance officers and will be required to buy u.s. products under an agreement announced last night. zte will also pay more than a billion dollars in fines for selling equipment to north korea and iran in violation of u.s. sanctions. the news and observer of raleigh, north carolina, says a high school teacher has been suspended after appearing to choke a student. the incident was caught on cell phone video. a spokesman for the wake county schools says brian kelley who's been with the district 14 years will be paid while the incident is investigated. it's not clear what precipitated the incident. variety reports the creators of sesame street are suing the company behind the new melissa mccarthy movie for its marketing of the happy time murders. they claim the r-rated film, which shows the puppets using drugs, having sex and speaking foul language tarnishes the sesame street brand. the tag line of the trailer says, quote, no sesame, all
street. a spokesman for stx entertainment says they're disappointed that sesame street does not share in the fun. they're not laughing at sesame street. "usa today" reporting about quadruplets in michigan about to serve four different branches of the military. the four siblings just graduated high school and will fan out to the army, navy, air force and marines. their younger brother is also planning to join the marines as well. some of the siblings say they wanted to pursue an alternative to college. others wanted to use military service to advance their career path. >> that's impressive. >> yeah, they all talked about being inspired by their other siblings and the way they were brought up, so it's an amazing gift that they are giving us all. >> it sure is. and it's about 22 after the hour. now here's a look at the weather for your weekend.
this holiday weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and the summer travel season. we'll get the forecast on what to expect when you hit the road over the next few months. plus all summer long the coast guard will be patrolling our shores. we'll look back at the long history of the service and its special relationship with america's biggest city. that's coming up on "cbs this morning saturday."
imagine what we can do for asthma. and if we can stop seizures in epilepsy patients with a small pacemaker for the brain, imagine what we can do for multiple sclerosis, even migraines. if we can use patients' genes to predict heart disease in their families, imagine what we can do for the conditions that affect us all. imagine what we can do for you. trading up to one of the top jobs in finance. we'll meet the first woman to lead the new york stock exchange, rising through the ranks from intern to president. and she's hoping to go out on top, making one last effort to claim indy's checkered flag. we'll talk to danica patrick about her history-making career ahead on "cbs this morning saturday."
i know you all have reached out to her family. tell us about that. >> the survival of 148 never eclipses the loss of one. and just from a viewpoint looking in, she seemed like a woman with a profile of just being beautiful and in her priorities she seems like she didn't wait until it was convenient and easy to love her lord and her family and her community. the way she invested in her work is still blessing people. i think she left a beautiful legacy. >> her husband has talked and we've seen the funeral and her children. as happy as it is that she survived, most of us can't stop thinking about jennifer riordan.
when you look at the size of an airplane window, i wouldn't think a human being could get through a window. >> i'm thankful that we had awesome passengers to assist us during a difficult time. >> how is it physically possible that she could go out that window, tammi jo, darren. >> we saw a lot of things that were unprecedented. something that we had never seen in our aviation careers and it was just things that you're never going to see again. we just had to deal with what we had at the time. >> katherine, you had only been working for southwest for six weeks. >> yes. but i've already been in the aviation industry for the last 18 years so i already had like experience in the airline. >> in all those years have you ever experienced anything like this? >> no. >> and this was the first time this crew had flown together, right? >> yes.
the men and women graduating today, you come from the rest of us, but you are the best of us. you're the pride of your family and you're the pride of the american people. >> that was vice president mike pence addressing graduates of the u.s. coast guard academy in new london, connecticut, earlier this week. >> members of the guard are spending this memorial day weekend joining the navy in fleet week celebrations. it's happening here in new york, a city that has a long and storied history with the coast guard. don dahler has the story. >> reporter: this week more than a dozen navy and coast guard ships took part in a tradition,
parading through new york harbor for fleet week. the nautical display lasts just a few days, but the u.s. coast guard patrols the waterways of new york all year long. >> as frank sinatra would say, start spreading the news. you are about to become a coast guard city. >> reporter: and this month the city was honored as the country's 25th and largest coast guard city. >> proclamation of the united states coast guard. >> reporter: the proclamation coming from new york commander captain michael day. >> is one of the elements that new york is welcoming to your presence and activities here? >> without a doubt, new york is one of the most patriotic and welcoming cities i've ever been stationed at. >> reporter: day is in charge of 1,000 active duty and reserve guardsmen and women in a city where the coast guard was founded nearly 240 years ago by alexander hamilton. >> right here in new york city. right at federal hall, george washington assigned it august
4th, 1790, so we've got a lot of history with the city of new york. >> what was the purpose originally? >> it started off as a revenue cutter service. ships were coming in and people were avoiding paying their taxes, so customs type of duty. >> reporter: the history may have been lost on most but not the creator of "hamilton," the musical. ♪ how does hamilton >> he just says creator of the coast guard, founder of the new york post randomly. >> reporter: michael luwoye plays hamilton on broadway. >> that's a modicum of what the show is. it speaks volumes to me because it's just like he did that and he did that. >> reporter: the coast guard's presence in new york has evolved considerably from the original revenue cutters. the service now oversees everything from maritime security for the u.n. general assembly and july 4th celebrations in the summer to
ice-breaking missions in the hudson river in the winter, not to mention the rescues. >> you can't think of the coast guard and not remember an aircraft went down in the river and you guys were right there. those pictures of that were just indelible. >> miracle on the hudson, of course, superstorm sandy, 9/11. the coast guard played an integral role in a lot of the darkest hours for the city. >> reporter: captain day led what's been called america's dunkirk. >> the great boat lift of 9/11 became the largest sea evacuation in history. >> reporter: as explained in the 2011 documentary, 500,000 people were rescued from lower manhattan after the terrorist attacks on september 11th, 2001. >> all available boats, this is the united states coast guard aboard the pilot boat in new york. anyone want to help with the evacuation of lower manhattan report to governors island. >> reporter: day organized an
amateur armadarmada. >> 15 to 20 minutes later there are boats all across the horizon. >> it started very small scale but seeing how efficient it was, the coast guard made the call for all available boats and was just inundated with help in getting those people off. >> captain day, in what you did, you changed the course of history for the better. >> reporter: captain day's service was recognized by new york city mayor bill de blasio. day's tour of duty in the city is ending next month. the incoming captain will now lead the sector new york into the future. >> how would you define what the coast guard's duties are now? >> i think a lot you can trace back to 1790. as the port has grown and the population has grown, that mission has become perhaps more dynamic in some ways, but really the roles are fundamentally the same. it's the safety, security and resilience of the harbor. >> reporter: for "cbs this
morning saturday," don dahler, new york. >> so great to see so many of those ships in the river this week and the harbors. >> and i think the coast guard is the one you forget about. you forget about all the work that they do. when you see it there, it's a reminder. >> not in my house, my stepfather was in the coast guard so we remember. it's credited with launching the careers of almost every big name in comedy. later we'll visit improv and hear the inside story of the venue that helped give rise to the comedy club itself. first here's a look at the weather for your weekend. it's the hospital where doctors and nurses heal and so is the building itself. up next we'll visit an
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minds of parents and children at a facility in palo alto, california. a top priority was to create a special environment for young patients with comforts, amusements and distractions to make a hospital stay easier to handle. john blackstone took a tour. >> reporter: a playground is a key feature of a ground-breaking new children's hospital at stanford university. christopher dawes is proud of all the details. >> this is a photo op for the families and for us too. >> reporter: dawes heads the newly opened lucile packard children's hospital at stanford university. >> we have an outdoor patio for every floor. >> i have the view. >> reporter: karina garcia is one of the first patients. >> how many things are you hooked up to anyway? >> like a million. >> reporter: her recovery for surgery for serious intestinal problems has been made easier in a hospital designed from the ground up to serve young patients and their families. >> i like these. >> reporter: when she is able to take a walk with a nurse and her
mother, lucila, she seeks out the animal sculptures that dot the hallways. she was particularly delighted to discover the cow, made out of toys. >> what difference does it make having something like this in the hospital? >> it's just cool. it's distracting. it's like, whoa. it gets your mind off the sickness and medicine and you're just like oh, my god, admiring the art. >> reporter: for 2-year-old olivia and her parents josie and aaron, there is no better distraction than the story room with its huge interactive screen. >> there's another seen where you can wave your arms around and the seaweed moves and the fish interact with you. >> reporter: it makes long hospital days easier for olivia who in her short life has undergone 13 surgeries. >> it's all about finding new things for her to do. >> and there's always kids in here. i think it's awesome. not only are they here because they're sick but they get to be kids too. >> reporter: the hospital was mostly funded by the lucile
packard foundation, created by the wife of hewlett-packard's co-founder. >> in her view and in ours, it's so important to think about the hospital from the kids' perspective. >> reporter: david orr is lucile packard's grandson. >> it's not just kind of a sterile institution with echoing whitehallways. >> reporter: a scary procedure like a ct scan is filled with distractions. >> for example, twinkling stars on the ceiling, wallpaper on the walls to make it look like the beach or san francisco. >> reporter: but one simple feature seems most significant. almost every room is private and includes a couch that makes into a bed. >> tremendous difference i see the bed in here. >> this bed here? >> yeah, because i have to spend many days, more than 100 days in the hospital. >> reporter: karina's mother never leaves. >> she stayed with me every single admission, she slept every single day and she hasn't ever left my side.
so i'm like very lucky and thankful for my mom. >> reporter: the technology, the art, the outdoors may all be good for healing, but love helps too. for "cbs this morning saturday" john blackstone, palo alto, california. >> you look at this and go why didn't somebody think of this sooner? >> you're seeing some of the hospitals really start doing this. the university of michigan has it and also iowa, we did the story last year on overlooking k kinnick stadium. >> the psychology of recovery. i'm with karina, i love the cow. >> i want to go see it. for many americans, winter's icy grip seemed to hold on extra long but with the holiday weekend here, the unofficial summer season is finally under way. up next we'll get the forecast. not the weather, but the travel forecast for the coming months, including how to make the most of your time off. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday."
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memorial day weekend is here and with it the start of the summer travel season. more than 41 million americans are expected to travel this weekend, the most since 2005. that, of course, means crowded airports, long lines and jammed highways. here to tell us what to expect is jacqueline gifford, travel director of "travel and leisure" magazine. jackie, welcome. >> good morning. >> with higher gas prices are more people traveling by road or by air? >> actually most of them are traveling by road, 37 million, if you can believe that. even though gas prices are higher, they're making up for it because hotel prices are lower and car rental prices are lower. about 3 million people will be flying this weekend. again, this is a record year, up 5% from last year. it's an encouraging sign for the economy. we've seen over the past few years people are really valuing travel, valuing experiences over things, so i think it's just a symptom of that. >> we're just getting into the summer travel season. how about tips for people saving time and money as they look
ahead. >> sure. one thing i like to suggest to do is set a fare alert. go to a site like google flights or use an app called hopper which i love. they'll notify you if it looks like the flight price will drop. i also suggest being flexible about your travel schedule. people have busy lives, they have their kids' camp and they have work. if you're a little flexible over a couple days, you might save a couple hundred dollars. the cheapest days to fly are tuesdays, wednesdays and saturdays. and the last tip, i suggest cashing in your points and miles. people like to hoard them. >> i'm impressed with mine. i admire them. >> they're there for a reason. you should use them. i'm guilty of it myself but i just did it and it was great. i'm letting them go. >> you have a few favorite easy getaways. let's start with the first one. charleston, south carolina.
>> it's so beautiful right here on the east coast. it's just the quintessential southern city. a ton of great historical sights to see, it's on the water and it's a really big food town. you can go from everything from a formal restaurant to great barbecue. i just love charleston. it's also a family friendly destination. there are tons of barrier islands near the city so you can go to the beaches, great hotels. it's just a great place if you like food and you like history. >> mackinaw island, a place i know very well. >> it's kind of a time capsule. it's got a victorian air of charm to it. no cars allowed on the island. people still travel by horse-drawn carriage if you can believe it. all these charming little shops, just lots to do. >> finally in the rocky mountains, telluride, colorado. >> so a lot of people go there to ski in the winter but the summer is just as beautiful. you can go mountain biking and hiking. they're famous for their charming little town, the main street. it's like stepping back into the wild west, lots to do there in
terms of outdoor activities. >> all those are great suggestions for a weekend. actually we hope most people dodge the rain. >> i don't know if we're going to do that in new york. >> jackie gifford, thanks for being with us. >> thank you. a blue chip career on wall street has just paid a big dividend. up next, we'll meet the new president of the new york stock exchange. the first woman to hold the post in the big board's more than 200-year history. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday." your body was made for
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>> is it breathing life into you again being out here? >> yes, it always is. it never gets old. >> stacey cunningham has called the new york stock exchange home since 1994. >> your first memory of the new york stock exchange is what? >> so i was an engineering student. i sort of threw happenstance ended up with an internship on the trading floor. as soon as i heard all the sounds and the energy and the pace, i knew it was home for me. >> she climbed the ranks on wall street, starting as a floor clerk and specialist, working her way up. >> there it goes. >> now 24 years after that new york stock exchange internship, stacey cunningham is its first female president. >> it's -- you know, it's overwhelming. we have a very high-profile role in global commerce, in the capital markets, and so being the face of that is a little intimidating. >> when you first started, you were one of few women. >> yes. >> what was that like?
>> i didn't notice it. >> really? >> i know that's a surprising answer. i know i was outnumbered. i can tell the difference between a man and a woman. but it was not -- it just wasn't top of mind for me. >> thanks in large part, cunningham says, to muriel siebert. back in 1967, siebert paved the way, becoming the first woman to own a seat on the new york stock exchange. >> she kept pushing, and she had to get sponsored to be a woman and the first nine people she asked said no. and even when she finally did get in, there wasn't a whole lot of support for having her there, so she did that hard work and so that's inspirational. >> but not all the doors were fully opened. >> so they turned phone booth number five, they turned it into a ladies room. right next to phone booth number five were the men's room. there were literally big saloon doors, attendants, couches, the whole thing. when i left in 2005, it was still the phone booth there.
>> she isn't the only prominent woman on the move. the beloved fearless girl statue is heading to her own perch in front of the new york stock exchange. >> what does that fearless girl mean to you? >> i think she's the greatest thing. i love her. i think she challenges corporate america to do better. when you look at the number of women in the corner office as ceos, less than 5% of the fortune 500 women and not necessarily growing. but for me, i just look at her and think she is taking on the world and she's not afraid at all. >> i absolutely love talking with her. she took a sabbatical during they are time there on wall street to go to culinary school. >> wow. >> she said that kitchen frenzy is like the wall street frenzy and it taught her a lot about communication which helped her when he she returned. >> i love her shoutout to muriel siebert who was a real pioneer on wall street. >> put your head down and charge. >> very impressive. it's the nation's most iconic comedy club and in many
ways the one that started them all. still ahead, we'll drop in on the legendary improv with the club's founder and a very famous face, jay leno. having that kind of a role with the crisis of faith, does that do something to you when you see yourself in the mirror and you're wearing a collar or is it like those other roles you described in terms of having toin habto in ha inhabit it? >> it's the question that i think is on the edge of so many people's lips and minds and it is on mine about where intersects with ecology. are we being good stewards, good leaders to our young people? where is ethics today? it is something we're all choking on as we feel it undermined and we look to the religious community, we look all around us for voice. i think paul schrader has given that anxiety voice in this movie. >> in this movie, the priest keeps a journal. did you keep a journal?
>> i kept a journal from the time i was 16 till shortly into my 40s. then somebody stole my briefcase and it had my journal in it. i got so worried about people reading it. i know that sounds -- there's nothing that shocking in it, okay, but -- >> it's just personal. >> it was personal. and then i never started again. it's a great way to organize your mindin. it is so hard sometimes to organize your thoughts and figure out what you mean. i think it's valuable to see how much we repeat ourselves. i look at my problems when i was 18, 28, 38, i just keep -- why is my mom driving me crazy? >> i bet your mom likes you playing a priest. >> she does. my whole family wanted me to be an episcopal minister. >> there you are.
welcome to "cbs this morning saturday," i'm anthony mason. >> and i'm dana jacobson. coming up this hour, he found a baby lifeless and blue, apparently unable to breathe. we'll see how a police officer handled the life or death drama, all captured on dash cam and body cam video. then her third place finish at the indy 500 is the best ever recorded by a woman. now danica patrick is giving one last go at taking the checkered flag. we'll meet with her as she tunes up for tomorrow's big race and looks ahead to life beyond racing. and his life has been devoted to going out on a limb and capturing the natural world. we'll meet the photographer who's most at home high up in
the trees. but first an update to our top story. subtropical storm alberto is getting an early start to the hurricane season. storm watches are in effect this holiday weekend from louisiana to the florida panhandle. alberto is about 90 miles east-southeast of cozumel, mexico, carrying winds of 40 miles an hour. >> the storm has brought rain, floods and rip currents to parts of mexico. meteorologist ed curran of our chicago station wbbm tv has the latest. ed, good morning. >> alberto, the first named storm of the season will produce a lot of rain. we already see rain that's streaming up here into southern florida and along the gulf coast a tropical storm watch is in effect along with a flood watch in florida. here along the gulf coast, flash flood watch as we could see 5 to 8 inches of rain and locally much higher amounts than that are possible as this storm continues to approach the area. right now alberto is moving at
the northeast at about 7 miles per hour with 40-mile-per-hour winds. the track of the storm takes it to the north into the gulf coast by about 1:00 tuesday morning. again, large amounts of rain associated with this. finally, the other story we have today, very warm temperatures around the nation. 95 at minneapolis, 97 in kansas city, 95 in dallas, big area of the country in the heat, including new york, 90 degrees. dana. >> all right, meteorologist ed curran of our chicago station wbbm tv, thank you. in hawaii, the number of structures destroyed by lava from the kilauea volcano has reached 82. 37 homes are included in that total. the volcano has been erupting for three weeks. it has sent lava and ash into the sky and into residential areas from multiple fissures. about 2,000 people have been forced to evacuate. disgraced hollywood producer
harvey weinstein is out on bail this morning, but he must wear a monitor. weinstein is restricted to new york and connecticut after his court appearance friday. he's accused of rape and other charges. weinstein's attorney says his client denies the charges. >> people get convicted only when there is credible evidence beyond a reasonable doubt, and in this case i do not believe that the district attorney has that, nor do i believe that mr. weinstein has intentionally violated the law. >> if convicted, weinstein could be sentenced to up to 25 years in prison. hopes are being rekindled for the cancelled summit between president trump and north korean leader kim jong-un. this morning kim and south korea president moon jae-in met at the border to discuss the possibility of a potential summit in singapore. president trump says the meeting with kim may still be possible and could happen on june 12th. that's the scheduled date. the discussions come just hours after he told graduates at the
u.s. naval academy, the u.s. will soon have, quote, the strongest military that we've ever had. >> you are now leaders in the most powerful and righteous force on the face of the planet, the united states military. and we are respected again, i can tell you that. we are respected again. >> after the speech, mr. trump shook the hands of the more than 1,000 graduates. it was followed a short time later by the traditional hat toss. >> always a great sight. a police officer is credited with saving the life of a baby in marietta, georgia. the officer found the 2-month-old girl to be breathing but not conscious after she just had a bottle. the officer administered back blows and chest thrusts in an attempt to clear the girl's airway. the infant responded and was crying when medical personnel arrived. the baby is said to be fine.
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good evening, ladies and gentlemen. i'm feeling a little strange tonight and i'm not sure why. >> that is so disturbing. jim carrey of course like so many comedians making a name for himself at the legendary improv. >> the venue with that iconic brick wall backdrop launched countless careers and in many ways the comedy club itself. jamie wax has more. jamie, good morning. >> if you enjoy live comedy many say you have budd friedman to thank for it. his story is told at the improv, the comedy club that revolutionized standup. we sat down with budd, his
co-author tripp whetsell and jay leno to talk about the impact. >> these are the 90th academy awards. this is history happening right here. >> standup comics are a massive presence in today's entertainment industry. >> here's how clueless hollywood is about women. we made a movie called "what women want" and it starred mel gibson. >> everyone says they just have to talk about something other than trump. >> to specials. >> i'm 35 but i'm still like, hey, when am i going to get big and strong. >> to sitcoms. >> i'm not afraid of you. >> give it time. >> and movies. >> what does this do? >> standup comedy is at the height of influence and earnings. >> my parents did just well enough so that i could grow up poor around white people. >> both in the spotlight and behind the scenes. >> how responsible for that do you think budd friedman is? >> i think he's hugely responsible for it. >> according to jay leno and many others in the industry, it was club owner budd friedman who
changed the game of comedy. >> there are a lot of great players and coaches but the guy who came up with the idea, he wouldn't be here if it wasn't for him. i mean he was a guy who gave us all a break. >> that break for leno and numerous other comedy icons game at friedman's now legendary brick walled club originally called the improvisation. >> there would not be what we know as comedy clubs. it would have been very different had it not been for this man i'm sitting next too. >> tripp whetsell is co-author of a book about improv. >> his intent was never to be in the comedy club business at all. >> it was a desire to get a break of his own as a broadway producer that drove friedman to open the original improv in the hell's kitchen neighborhood. at first it was a more traditional nightclub hosting a
variety of acts including singers like then a little known bette midler. >> was it clear right off the bat that you didn't really want it to be a variety club anymore, that you wanted to focus on comedy? >> yes. finally we dropped the singers completely. >> for aspiring comics bike leno, a few precious minutes on the improv stage was a goal worth sacrificing for. >> i would drive all night from boston every night of the week just to get three or four minutes at the improv. >> about the third night of him doing this, he said you mean to tell me you come down three nights in a row from boston and go back and you haven't been on yet? and he said yeah. okay, you're on next. after that it was -- >> one of the best -- the best moves i made. >> leno was there again when friedman moved out west in the mid-70s to open the now iconic hollywood improv. >> and the story goes that you actually picked budd up at
l.a.x. on his trip out here to open the improv. >> i painted the ceiling in fact. i mean it was a real home. i would not have come here was it not for the improv. >> those of you who were at the improv in new york, i see a lot of familiar faces, you're out here. this is a whole different feeling for the club. we've got new lights, both of them. >> by the mid-'80s, standup comedy was thriving, much credited to friedman and his counterpart, comedy store owner mitzi shore. >> some people sneeze and make no noise at all. they sneeze but there's no noise. >> the hollywood improv stage was where top comedians went to perform. >> how are you doing? evening at the improv or at the improv, it's in the evening, all the qualifications are fulfilled. >> and the bar was a scene packed with celebrities. >> bruce willis, john goodman, you know, i mean we're talking almost every night singing, bruce and john, to the jukebox.
we had the best jukebox in town. >> eddie burke has been the bartender here since 1979. >> do you have a favorite night? >> the night johnny carson was here and i got to serve him here at the bar. another night was just recently actually. paul mccartney came in a couple >> the improv's success has grown to 22 venues nationwide, and now more than half a century after opening its first club, friedman is retiring. he sold the franchise that is so rich in history. >> i would tell budd to rest on his laurels. it's legendary. i mean it's the club that everybody remembers. you know, the first is always usually the best, and that's the way it was for me. it's been a whole life. it's been a whole life. so i would say rest on your laurels. you certainly will never be forgotten. and for those of us, he will always remain a very special person. >> he is the godfather of comedy clubs. the man that invented the template for all else that
followed. >> how do you want yourself and this place to be remembered, budd? >> i would just like us to be remembered and that's all. they can have their own opinion, but just remember me. >> and to add to the stories of the famous people who have come through the improv, that bartender you saw, eddie burke, replaced in 1979 an aspiring actor named les moonves. >> who runs this company. >> to be a bartender since 1979, that is an extraordinary achievement. >> he is a great guy, eddie burke. >> i want his stories. >> pull up a stool one night and you'll have a great experience. >> all right, jamie wax, thanks so much. no woman driver has posted a better finish at indy than danica patrick. on the eve of this year's race, dana will meet up with her as she gets ready for one last try at the checkered flag and we'll find out what's in store for her now that her racing career, this is amazing, comes to a close.
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let's listen in on the radio. >> danica patrick has been living in the fast lane since she was a little girl, making a name for herself racing against the top men in professional motor sports. her final race, tomorrow at the indy 500. the raceway that launched her ground-breaking career. i recently spoke with her about that and the road ahead after racing. >> danica patrick has moved out into the front. >> it was a stunning, almost storybook debut for danica
patrick at the indy 500 in 2005. >> danica patrick is for real and she leads. >> a 23-year-old female rookie driver not just hanging with the guys, but leading them for a record 19 laps. her fourth place finish the highest ever for a woman. the "it" girl in racing had officially burst onto the world stage. >> i didn't call it this but got coined danica mania. there was people everywhere. the cover of "sports illustrated" and billboards and tv. it was an exciting time. >> what was it like not just as a rookie but as a female rookie? >> i don't really know about the female part. the female part had to do with, i guess, the amount because it was a unique scenario being a girl in racing. >> there was a lot of publicity about it or that was the interest from people. >> of course, it still is the interest that i'm a girl. it's never to go away. nor do i want it to because it's part of what's made me who i am today and given me as many opportunities and luxuries and
everything. but back then what was happening was overwhelming. >> danica started racing when she was 10 years old, breaking records at sugar river raceway in wisconsin. she was just a teenager when she headed overseas to hone her craft in european road racing. eventually making her much hyped indycar debut 13 years after danica first got behind the wheel. >> what did you love about driving that made you keep pushing? >> i loved setting a goal and accomplishing it. i don't race because i like driving fast. people always ask me do you like to go really fast? no, i'm not a daredevil. >> why do you race? >> i do it for the journey. it could have been anything. >> but for more than 25 years, it has been racing. her journey included indycar rookie of the year honors, the first ever indycar win for a female driver, and an eventual jump to nascar. danica was known for being outspoken and tough, for defying gender stereotypes in sports while proudly flaunting her
femininity. >> what was the hardest thing for you along the way? >> i think wanting to be successful every single time i went on track and sometimes not being, which then, you know, leads to why. we all have to prove ourselves as people with a job, right. your job, my job, anyone's job. you have to prove yourself. maybe i had to prove myself a little bit more frequently. >> blaze her own trail, if you will, something danica says she's been doing since even before she started driving. >> i just never grew up and thought i want to be like you, i want to do what you did. i always thought in my mind i want to do more. >> where does that come from? >> i don't know, i don't know. i've never been afraid of change. and i think that's why my life changes in ways that i would never expect every couple years, which is really scary, but it's also amazing because i'm open to it. >> my sister told me i was supposed to get emotional.
i said i wouldn't. >> danica's latest change, no different. overcome with emotion last year, she announced it was time to end her racing career. >> i just felt like there wasn't as much of a journey anymore. i remember last year, you know, talking to my dad and kind of saying to my dad, being emotional and like i don't really love it. he's like i know. you needed a job and you were good at it. >> i'm like, yep. >> so it wasn't a difficult decision to walk away? >> i mean it took some time, but it was more because it was sudden, kind of like bursting onto the scene. i came off the scene probably kind of sudden too. >> danica sue, this is for you. >> and with that, the danica double was announced. one last nascar run at the daytona 500 this past february, followed by the final race of her career at the indy 500. the place where it all began. >> the greatest memory for me was my first indy 500 in 2005. >> which makes sense then that
the last race would be -- >> lucky number 13. >> so if you could write the dream scenario. >> oh, i'd win. i would win. >> i think i knew that asking that question. what will be enough, though, when you finish that race? >> you know, i think all of my life i've kind of felt like you're only as good as your last race. it's fine to live by that when you're in the middle of it because it drives you and pushes you. but for that to really be the reality of your entire career is really silly. people are going to remember 20 some years of racing, 13 years professionally at the indycar and nascar level. not necessarily how i did at the indy 500 in my very last year unless i win. >> no matter the outcome, danica will continue to fuel her competitive spirit as an entrepreneur. she launched her own clothing line last year, wrote a book on fitness, and owns a vineyard in napa valley. all, she says, are part of her next journey. >> what's the first thing you think of when you look at what's ahead?
>> i think when i look forward to these other businesses that i've started very organically, i'm not going to bore you with how every one of them started, but trust me, they were not planned, they were only dreamt of. i think how much fun it's going to be. >> when you look back and you remember the career, how do you remember your career? >> i remember my career as being exciting. i remember it as being hard. i say this with total love and appreciation. i hope that some day i'm known for something else other than racing and people remember i was a race car driver. not to take away from racing but only to mean the other things i did were that successful and meaningful and affected people. that would be a pretty good career. >> two careers. >> or three. whatever. >> just don't count her out, i know that much. >> she is so impressive. i love the way she's going out. she's got such a good way to look at the whole thing.
>> i covered her since the beginning and it's really nice to see her so happy about what's ahead, because i think it took her a little time to find her way in that racing world with so much pressure and so much focus right from the beginning. >> we wish her all the luck today. very cool. most of us have stopped climbing trees since we were kids but not one emmy award-winning photographer. james aldred has spent 20 years high above forests. we'll meet him next. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday."
when ideas come to me, i'll be walking around, something will pop in my mind and i'll say, well, let's play with this a little. what would a story be like if the evidence that somebody committed a horrible crime was iron clad, but if the evidence that the person had a perfect alibi, what if that was iron clad? you know, kind of a movable object and irresistible force. >> and he was a little league coach and you were a little league coach for your kids. >> i was. i started as a student learner when my youngest son was in little league and stepped up. i liked it, i liked the kids, i liked the whole ambience of it. what i liked particularly and what i used in the book was tidn
is more respected than someone who works with kids who's an upstanding -- and if something happens to that person where they find out that they have a secret life that's not nice,ere hated. >> if you ever heard him describe what happened to his ear as a child, something happened to him as a child. >> you know, people will say that in this casual way like what were you like as a child? and what they really mean is what screwed you up so badly that you want to do this? >> you talked about being a little league coach and what you noticed there. are you always taking notes for some character who might come down the road or picking up little bits of behavior to use and sprinkle through your books? >> it's like what they say about sharks. they have to keep swimming and feeding all the time, but you don't do it on purpose.
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orangutans are unique among primates on the way they move between trees. >> that was a clip from the national geographic series "paradise island." viewers may wonder how such astounding footage is actually filmed. in this case and many others, it was shot by our next guest. >> emmy award-winning wildlife photographer james aldred has spent a career up in the trees in jungles and forests across the globe. his life's work is documented in his new book "the man who climbed trees." james is with us. good morning, welcome. >> good morning, thank you very much. >> so i just asked you, you were 10 when you first climbed a tree. you knew it would play some role in your life. >> yes. >> what is it about the trees and these giant features that
you love so much? >> i think it's the energy really. they're sort of fountains of life, aren't they, trees, and support a lot of biodiversity. they're just an opportunity for looking at familiar landscapes from a different perspective in many respects when you climb up into their branches. it's a nice physical experience but also takes you on a mental and emotional journey. >> you've worked with one of the most well-known voices in nature shows, sir david attenboro and you rigged up systems so he could climb up in trees. >> nerve racking. >> you write about it. why? >> just sort of hoisting or raising any other human being and having responsibility for their safety -- >> there he goes. >> yes, of course. so we had that on a counterbalanced chair system so i could winch him up. >> you've got him at the end of a rope. >> actually i put a lot of safeties in that.
i'm quite a paranoid rigger. >> this is not a 10-year-old climbing a tree, this is more like climbing a mountain. >> it is, mountaineering and caving and industrial rope techniques because the trees, they're the size of buildings, you know. some of them are 30, 35 story building. >> looking at all of this, when you're able to show people this different perspective from up high, do you think that's helping people maybe appreciate nature and conservatism a little bit more? >> i think so. i mean it is one of the few sort of last truly unexplored sort of biological frontiers on the planet, the rain forest canopy. so to take people on a journey and particularly with a presenter as gifted as david, they can communicate that very, very well. to be part of that helping introduce people to new environments and sort of engender inspiration is nice. >> when you go up in the trees to get these shots, typically how long do you spend up there? >> it can be anything from a
couple of days to i've just come back from a month in the philippines where i was up in a tree every day for four weeks dawn to dusk every day to get the footage. >> the waiting is the hardest part? >> i actually enjoyed it. it's like waiting at a theater for your favorite actor to come out onstage. it could be ten seconds or it could be ten days. but sooner or later, richard burton or whoever walks out there. >> if we get richard burton out, that would be interesting. >> worth it, yeah. >> it's not always safe, though. there's got to be more danger than just getting up there. in the book you write about some crazy things that have happened. >> yeah, it's a very dynamic environment, the rain forest. there's a high turnover of life, a lot of pair sighrasites and a dynamic things that are constantly changing but that's part and parcel of working there. >> you've been attacked by african honeybees, charged by elephants. >> it sounds terrible, doesn't it? it's just because over 20 years it happens.
because you're entering their environment. a love these places as a human being. you don't really belong there and you're trying to force yourself into an ecosystem that gets on perfectly fine without you. there are a lot of things there that you do need to be careful of. >> the next place that you want to go and be able to capture? >> i would love to spend some time in the pacific northwest actually, up around british columbia. the temperate rain forest really, really interests me. so maybe one day. >> the book is "the man who climbs trees." james aldred, thanks for being with us this morning. it was a treat. and now here's a look at the weather for your weekend.
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this morning on "the dish" renowned southern cooking expert virginia willis. born in augusta, georgia, she loved her grandmother's southern classics of the when the family moved to louisiana, fell for cajun cooking too. >> after college and culinary schools in the u.s. and france, she began a multi-faceted career as a chef, cooking show producer and prolific author of six cookbooks, including a winner of the james beard award. her latest, "secrets of the southern table" full of both recipes and southern lore was published just this month. virginia willis, good morning. welcome to the dish. >> good morning. thank you for having me. >> we love this table. >> it's bright and beautiful, no? >> biscuits and more. >> we have here in the middle, a skirt steak with grilled vidalia onions. we can use peanut or pecan but
it's nuts and smoked paprika. these are big biscuits called cat head biscuits. the reason they're called cat head biscuits is because they're as big as a cat's head. >> that's true. >> and then i have tomato ginger green beans. one of the things i'm excited about with this book is that the recipes are a little unusual. i'm drawing to different cultures. this has ginger, tomato and cilantro. you're about to hopefully enjoy -- >> i am. >> raspberry lemonade. >> it's very pretty. >> it can either be adult or not. and then here i have a summer squash salad and that's tossed with a lemon horissa. peach upside down cake. >> fantastic. you mentioned the biscuits. what was it about cooking when you were young with your grandmother that just sort of spoke to you? >> it was really -- the kitchen
was my favorite place to be. there are photographs of me 3 years old making biscuits with my grandmother. i just really think that's so important to be in the kitchen with kids. it teaches them history and math. it teaches so many things. that was just my favorite place. >> how did you get into cooking as a profession? >> my first job cooking was actually on a tv cooking show. >> it was? >> as an apprentice for natalie dupre. >> and what did you learn from her? >> i always like to say that natalie took me out of my mom's kitchen and exposed me to things that i had not been exposed to before. even though my mama is still a very adventurous cook, natalie showed me more the classic french technique and it was fantastic. >> you were also a kitchen director for bobby flay, for martha stewart. >> right. >> when and why did you decide to go out on your own? >> so it really reached a point where i was making recipes for other people and i wanted to start making my own recipes. that's when my first book came out ten years ago. it's recipes and stories from
three generations of southern cooking. >> you have resisted the idea of opening a restaurant, which is a direction a lot of chefs go. >> right. >> why? >> there are so many different aspects of the culinary field. i often laugh that i might do it backwards and when i'm ready to retire i'll open a restaurant. >> of course i take a bite of the biscuit before i ask you a question. i'm sorry, they're very good. i can't resist. the stories, you mentioned in the cookbook, it's not just the recipe, it's the stories behind them. why did you want to include something like that? >> there are eight chapters and two stories per chapter about a farmer, a harvester, a maker, a catcher. my friend and photographer angie and i drove to 11 states over the course of eight months to photograph for this book. so i really want to tell the stories of this richness and diversity in the south. >> well, i'm going to have you sign our dish next. >> yes. >> if you could have this meal with anyone, past or presenti, , who would it be?
>> i would have to say dolly parton. she is an angel on this earth. >> at dollywood possibly. >> yes. >> chef virginia willis, thank you so much. >> thank you. it's a pleasure to be there. >> for more head to our website at cbsthismorning dahl. up next, our british pop band fickle friends is in our saturday session. after playing more than 50 festivals over the past couple of years, they're now signed to a major record deal and are touring the u.s. hear their world television debut right here in studio 57, next. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday." our dad was in the hospital. because of smoking. but we still had to have a cigarette. had to. but then, we were like. what are we doing? the nicodermcq patch helps prevent your urge to smoke all day. nicodermcq. you know why, we know how. cold brew coffee packs. dunkin' donuts premium craft coffee,
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♪ next week on "cbs this morning saturday" superheroes like "black panther" and ironman" are dominating the box office but sales of comic books have been sluggish. we'll go inside marvel and their plans bringing audiences back to comic books. have a great weekend. >> have a great weekend, travel safe. we leave you with more music from fickle friends. this is "swim." ♪ always teaching how to be ♪ when your folks are not here to see ♪ ♪ you crashing on the floor with me ♪ ♪ but i can't sleep ♪ and i don't wanna know
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♪ it's the same, it's just like then ♪ ♪ when i was 9 and you were 10 ♪ i'm wishing we would still be friends ♪ ♪ where we move is where we end ♪ ♪ you are not alone ♪ for the last time i am sure ♪ you are not alone ♪ for the last time i am sure ♪ i know what to feel when you decide, oh why ♪ ♪ hey, where is the appeal when you don't try, try ♪ ♪ but i can't swim
♪ but i can't swim ♪ but i can't swim ♪ but i can't swim >> f of you still with us, more music now from fickle friends. >> this is "brooklyn." ♪ ♪ i wake up with worry ♪ nothing fills me up ♪ he follows me daily ♪ he knows how to love ♪ no true end inside me ♪ i won't ever say it enough ♪ you're a brooklyn baby
♪ you know how to love ♪ i know what can rule me ♪ sink me with the sand ♪ oh, i can be the warden ♪ and i will never crave it ♪ i won't ever say it enough ♪ you're a brooklyn baby ♪ you know how to love ♪ you are someone else ♪ there's something i can't define ♪ ♪ you are not mine ♪ you are someone ♪ you are someone else ♪ worrying in my head ♪ that's what she said ♪ you are someone else ♪ you, you are not my ♪ you are like the honey ♪ i am not allowed ♪ oh, i won't go without
the neighborhoods where it could hit 90 degrees.. live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. >> warm weather is moving in this holiday weekend. the neighborhoods where it could hit 90 displease a high school teacher hailed as a hero. the move that saved lives after a student opened fire in class. electric scooters have taken over streets and sidewalks. now they are snarling traffic on the baby. 6:00 on this saturday, may 26. good morning. i'm devin fehely. >> i am julie watts. a check of your forecast. a few clouds and sprinkles around, but overall the headline is warmer weather is on the way. here a live look outside. you can see the camera is, well, up in the clouds this morning. current temperatures as yo