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first heart attacks or strokes. but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. people just started running and the gun shots were everywhere. >> people were hiding, everybody was screaming in fear. >> a florida video game tournament ends in bloodshed. >> the competition was being live streamed when shots rang out. >> two people were killed before the gunman took his own life. >> as you go through life, you need very few truly great men. >> tri >> tributes continue to pour in for the late senator john mccain. >> i'm going to miss him. >> the "washington post" reports the white house drafted a statement but president trump instead posting a brief tweet. >> the former vatican official is now accusing the pope of covering up allegations against an american cardinal. >> following the cancellation of secretary of state mike pompeo's trip, north korean state media accused them of hatching a criminal plot. >> frightening moments at the
concert in atlanta when a fan rushed the stage. >> oh, my god. >> on hawaii's big island, people are cleaning up the mess left behind from floodwater. >> don't underestimate the power of water. >> a dog in alabama decided it wanted to be part of the fun, running around in the middle of a high school football game. >> and all that matters. >> serena williams is brushing off the decision by the french open to ban her from wearing her cat suit again. >> when it comes to ion, you don't want to be a repeat offender so. >> on "cbs this morning." >> there you have it. hawaii wins it! no ka oi, hawaii. >> they go undefeated to win the championship. >> check it out. genuine joy right there.
welcome to "cbs this morning." hawaii could certainly use some joy. there's into jno joy when you t about john mccain. even though we all knew the end was near. whether you heard it late friday night, still. >> it seemed like the end of an era. >> it did. >> end of an era, a lot of different things, norah. john dickerson is in mishawaka to interview former president jimmy carter. anthony mason, co-host of "cbs this morning saturday," can't say it like you, joins us in studio 57. >> good morning. >> we're learning about the two people killed in yesterday's shooting at a video game competition in jacksonville, florida. our cbs affiliate wjax named them as 22-year-old eli clayton and 22-year-old taylor robertson. they were playing in that madden nfl '19 event when another gamer who had lost returned with a and fired shots into the crowd. police believe the gunman is 24-year-old david katz.
they say he wounded nine others being killing himself. manuel manuel bojorquez. >> reporter: people initially thought it was balloons popping or firecrackers because no one ever expected a shooter to turn up at a qualifying event for a video game tournament. but then the panic set in. and people were trampled as they rushed for the exits. >> a lot of good games going on today. sglit goi >> it's going to be hard to get them on screen. [ gunshots ] >> reporter: a live stream from the event shows what appears to be a red dot flash. seconds before the first shots ring out. >> it was a lot, like, it was pop, pop, pop, pop. like it didn't stop. >> reporter: the first 911 calls came in at 1:34 p.m. local time. police rushed to the jacksonville landing mall. >> there were three deceased individuals at the scene. one of those being the suspect who took his own life. >> reporter: the suspected
shooter was identified as david cat hkat katz. >> david katz keeeeps to himsel >> reporter: a one-time madden tournament. katz lost in yesterday's tournament. dennis alston played against him. >> i went to shake his hand, tell him good game and he just looked at me, didn't say anything. >> i could never see his face because all i could see was the flash from the muzzle of the gun. >> then you knew it was gunshots? >> i knew right away, yes. >> reporter: tony montagnino also competed. the father of two was shot in his lower back and leg. >> if you would have told me i was going to get shot playing a video game, i would have called you a liar. >> reporter: he says when the shooting started, he immediately dropped to the floor. >> my phone is on the ledge, you know, probably about ten feet in front of me and all i can think about -- is getting my phone so
i can text, you know, my family. just let the that i care about them. that that's the most helpless feeling in the world. >> reporter: ea sports, the maker of the madden video game series, issued a statement expressing its condolences and calling the shooting a, quote, senseless act of violence that we strongly condemn. the nfl also said it is shocked and deeply saddened. all nine of the people who were injured are in stable condition. >> at least some good news there. thank you. former presidents and world leaders are remembering senator john mccain. a military hero who became a political giant. mccain died of brain cancer at his arizona home saturday. funeral services will be held in phoenix, washington, d.c. and annapolis, maryland. the flag at our nation's capitol is flying at half-staff this morning to hondyrote on twitter
that her heart is broken and that her husband, quote, passed the e way he lived, on his own terms. nancy cordes covered the senator's career for the past decade. she's in phoenix. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. here's the front page of "the arizona republic." it says political giant, arizona legend. that legend will lie in state here at the arizona state capitol this week. and at the u.s. capitol in washington, d.c. a hero sendoff for a man who served arizona for 36 years. and served the nation in war. >> it's tough. i'm going to miss him. >> reporter: mccain's fellow arizona senator jeff flake got to say good-bye in person this weekend. >> it's tough to imagine a senate without him. it's tough to imagine politics without john mccain. >> reporter: the six-term
senator and father of seven was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer 13 months ago. and had time to plan his own funeral. first, a memorial service here in phoenix. former vice president joe biden has been asked to speak. >> there's john. >> reporter: as has mccain's first congressional chief of staff, grant wood. what was he like as a novice politician? >> he knew every issue backwards and forwards and loved to talk about them. >> the reason he won is because he knocked on everybody's door in that district multiple times. >> reporter: former president barack obama said he and mccain shared a fidelity to something higher and former president george w. bush described mccain as a patriot of the highest order. both men have been invited to eulogize mccain on saturday in washington. >> any comment on john mccain? >> reporter: president trump expressed deepest sympathies for mccain's family this weekend, but did not pay tribute to the senator. the two men often clashed.
>> he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured, okay. >> the funny part of it, didn't bother john mccain at all. he could have cared less. and that's just because, hey, i'm lived a pretty full life here. i'm going to do what i think is right. >> reporter: later this week, mccain will lie in state at the u.s. capitol. his longtime colleagues remembering their friend. >> he was widely respected but he knew what the goal was. the goal was to make this a better nation. >> reporter: arizona governor doug ducey says that out of respect for the mccain family, he will not name a successor for mccain's seat in washington until mccain is laid to rest next weekend. mccain requested that he be buried at his beloved u.s. naval academy in annapolis, maryland, near the grave of a longtime friend. >> so appropriate. such a class act. thank you, nancy, so much. john dickerson covered mccain's political career for
more than 20 years including hid john is in mishawaka, indiana, with a look back. you were one of the first kn thes i thought about, because mccain family. good to see youmorning. >> reporter: yes, thanks, gayle. when you hear about john mccain passing, with his friends and family, it really was the way he would have wanted to go. though it's terribly sad news for the family, i think they feel really strengthened by the way that john mccain was a bell to go out on his own terms. as a senator, john mccain forged a reputation as a champion of bipartisanship during his more than three decades in the senate. some of the conservative republicans closest friends and collaborators were democrats. ted kennedy of massachusetts. joe lieberman of connecticut and russ feingold of wisconsin. mccain challenged lawmakers to set aside party loyalty and work
together. a standard he always successfully, to live by. >> mr. mccain. >> reporter: six days after learning he had brain cancer last year, senator john deciding vote to save obamacare. >> stop listening to the bombastic loud mouths on the radio and television and the internet. to hell with them. >> reporter: he often urged his colleagues to ignore extreme voices, even in the white house. >> some half baked spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems. >> reporter: the son and grandson of admirals, john graduated near the bottom of his class at the naval academy. he was shot down during vietnam, impressiistortured. refusing early release and staying six years. he later worked to normalize
relations with vietnam. the war hero left the navy in 1980. the day his father was buried. and found a new way to serve as an elected official. >> i had no improper behavior involved in this -- >> reporter: after being singed for his role in the keating five corruption scandal in the late 1980s, mccain pushed for reform of campaign finance laws. >> we came to power to change washington and washington changed us. >> reporter: he built his 2000 presidential campaign around that issue. and nearly knocked off the party establishment favorite george w. bush. in the 2008 campaign, mccain wanted to pick democratic senator joe lieberman as his running mate. >> governor sarah palin -- >> reporter: but instead picked alaska governor sarah palin. that decision to woo the party's die hards foreshadowed the ascendancy of president donald trump and the seemingly irresistible pull of the republican party fringe, which he memorably resisted in the final day, of his 2008 campaign.
>> i can't trust obama. i have read about him and he's not -- he's an arab. he is not? no? >> no, ma'am. no, ma'am. he's a decent family man, citizen, that i just happened to have disagreements with -- >> reporter: senator mccain was married twice and had seven children. during his final months, a steady stream of friends visited him at his favorite spot on his deck in sedona, arizona, where he loved to grill. norah. >> nice to see him there in his favorite spot. one of his other favorite spots was on the campaign trail. john where you and i spent many a miles out there with him. not only in the senate campaign but in the 2000, 2008, riding the straight talk express. he was sarcastic. he also gave it back a lot to reporters and even people there in the audience sometimes. remember for us, too, what you
found, some of the highlights of your time with him. >> well, you characterized exactly perfectly, norah. it was that -- this word is so overused in politics -- but the authenticity. it's one thing to talk about being open to other ideas but it's quite another thing for voters to see you in a town hall engaging with somebody who is criticizing you, really giving it to you, and giving it right back to them. it's one thing to talk about bipartisanship but to show it like that is what voters found so attractive about john mccain. i know you loved the story of mike christian. when politics talk about patriotism, that's one thing. when john mccain tells a story of mike christian who sewed the american flag inside his prison uniform inside the hanoi hilton and people openly weep, that is connecting with voters in a way that's so much more powerful than lots of the precooked lines that politics just sort of shoot over their heads at rallies in many of the politics we see today. >> he served this country so
beautifully, not only in the military but in public service. john, thank you so much. earlier this morning, we spoke with rick davis, one of senator mccain's close esst confidants. he served as campaign manager both times mccain ran for president. he was with the mccain family in phoenix this past weekend. we asked him about the senator's final days. let's start first with i know you were with the mccain family recently. what was it like to be with him in his final days? >> well, it was a great pleasure for me to be counted as one of the family over the last week. you know, we've been together almost since these kids were born and to have spent a lot of time in the last six months in and out of their beautiful place in sedona with the family, with cindy and the kids, was probably the greatest opportunity of my life to sort of see closure with what has been the greatest
wildist adventure i think in anybody's history. so it was really wonderful to be included. i really appreciated it. as heartbreaking as it was, i can't imagine wanting to be anywhere else. >> what is the best way we can honor and pay tribute to him, rick, as someone who knew him well? >> well, gayle, i thiyestery wao what that tribute is looking like. i don't think i've ever seen a sunday, you know, where there was only one report and that was all about john mccain. he would have loved that. he loved the media. he felt really strongly about having total access to all of you. and as a political strategist for him for over 20 years that was a nightmare for me most of the time. but he would have loved it. i don't think he would have spent two minutes away from the television set watching all the
coverage. it was just glorifying. and around the world. i mean, every media outlet and every country and every capital, you know, spent the day talking about john mccain and that was really a special thing. >> one of his colleagues said yesterday we're losing john mccain right when we need him the most. which may account for the extraordinary outpouring of affection from both sides. and you get the sense from john dickerson's piece that john mccain was aware of of that in his last year. did you get that sense? >> yes, a lot of john's life was spent in the arena. i mean, he was the man in the arena. he loved it. the harder it was, the better he liked it. and i think it was a bit of a bittersweet situation for him for the last six months. he was in a beautiful place, surrounded by his family, fighting, you know, cancer, and every day wishing he was in that senate, trying to make america a
better place. and he had great opportunities and some of the speeches in the last year to really use the opportunity to crystalize some of those messages. i'm so proud that he was able to do that, you know, in philadelphia, at the freedom award, and annapolis, the places he really loved. >> senator mccain requested that both former presidents barack obama and george w. bush speak and deliver eulogies at his funeral. these were the two men that kept him from the presidency. why did he want them to eulogize him? >> i think it's a very practical thing. there are things he experienced himself, right, it's not just somebody else's story that's a message to the people. it's his life story. even in defeat, he found ways to work with people like george
bush and barack obama. in a world that's turned red and blue and nothing in between, even as he planned his own funeral, he felt very strongly that he wanted to have these two individuals who he grew to respect and work with closely to try and accomplish important things for the country and the world to be present at his funeral. >> and the decision not to -- the family's decision foot to include president trump at the funeral too also says something, does it not? >> well, we really want to focus on the positive aspects of john's life. i'd prefer not to get into any of that at this point. >> totally understand that. thank you for joining us. pope francis faces the call to resign. ahead, the explosive allegations by a former vatican good monday morning to you:
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two of washington's great landmarks are showing something different this morning. all flags at the u.s. capitol are flying at half staff in honor of the late senator john mccain. but the white house flags are now at full staff after they were lowered over the weekend. we've reached out to the white house to learn about its plans for the flag today, but it declined to comment. >> that's interesting to see that. someone remarked that the reporting is this morning that president trump declined to put out a white house statement. >> he just put out that one tweet.mily. >> with an exclamation point. welcome back to "cbs this morning."
here are a few things you should know this morning. mexico are in talks about the free trade agreement. president trump tweeted minutes ago, a big deal looking good for mexico. critical issues like automobile trade and energy policies are at the center of those nafta discussions. canada, the third country involved in the pac said it hopes mexico solves all bilateral matters. a tropical storm 1,700 miles east of the islands. the once category 5 hurricane drenched part of the island with 51 inches of rain. it was the highest rain total from a tropical cyclone in the u.s. since 1950. a new study says daily low-dose aspirin may not prevent strokes or heart attacks in people with moderate risk of a first cardiovascular event.
taking aspirin every day has been known to lower the risk of recurrent heart attacks or strokes. experts say health issues such as smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes also affect whether aspirin will be successful at prevention. they advise consulting with a doctor on how to use the drug. senator john mccain represented arizona, but new hampshire played a special role in his political career. mccain held 114 town halls across the state during his presidential campaign in 2000. john dickerson covered mccain in the lead-up to his historic victory in that year's new hampshire primary. john recently returned to the new hampshire town of peterborough to hear them comment on the remarkable political story. later today he will interview former president jimmy carter. john, good morning. >> that's right, i'll talk to president carter. i'll ask him about senator mccain.
as you heard so many times senator mccain in new hampshire talked about devoting yourself to a cause greater than your self-interest. president carter is here at habitat for humanity. there is an army of volunteers dedicating themselves to just that. what made covering senator mccain in 2000 so extraordinary is that he was all open. everything was on display, and yet behind it were classic american values. mccain was an independent, called a maverick, breaking down the status quo. for the moment in time he won in new hampshire. for the merry band surrounding him and the senator, it was nothing short of magical. >> we came here for one of our first town hall meetings in the basement and served ice cream in hopes that we could get a few people out, and we got 13. but then the last one we had, the night before the primary, was jam-packed with people out the door. >> reporter: what happened here at the town hall in peterborough, new hampshire is a
metaphor for john mccain's 2000 presidential campaign. >> i'll show you how reviving -- >> steve duprey ran the republican party at the time. mike dennehy was the campaign manager. >> this was our campaign for 2000. it illustrated the entire campaign from start to finish, starting so small and ending up with people busting through the doors. >> i can beat al gore like a drum. >> reporter: senator john mccain relentlessly campaigned across the state on a bus aptly named the straight talk express. >> since 1999, give me a sense of where the republican party is. >> wide open. i just remember we had lots of candidates. >> reporter: the field of candidates included elizabeth dole, dan quayle, pat buchanan and texas governor george w. bush. >> our first poll in new hampshire showed me at 2% with a 5% margin of error.
what that could mean is 3% actually were against me. >> reporter: the arizona senator often asked the crowd for sympathy. >> because we have so little water in arizona, the trees chase the dogs. >> reporter: you all sort of think of yourselves as david and goliath versus george w. bush? >> yes. george w. bush had everything going for him, so it was difficult to get anyone's attention. but what we did get was john mccain's time, which was the most meaningful. >> reporter: mccain was a different kind of politician. he may have kept tubs of hand sanitizer on the bus, but he shook every hand, took every question. >> questions. yes, ma'am. >> i like republicans, democrats, libertarians, vegetarians, legalitarians. there were people that would interrupt, and john would say, if you just stop yelling, i'll call on you next and we can have our debate.
and he would take on these people, and after a couple minutes, he would say, okay, i'm clearly not your candidate, i think we're done and you need to sit down so others can have a chance. >> reporter: mccain's candor was on display during those long stretches on the road. >> i'll be glad to beat the crap out of president clinton. >> reporter: even, and perhaps most especially, when reporters were on the bus. >> reporter: steve, it feels like the campaign in 2000 and the senator in a horseshoe of reporters talking, as near as we can tell, constantly. that feels like an age before the internet. would it be possible today? >> no, it wouldn't, and i saw john do this on the bus a couple times. he made comments like, oh, that would not look good as a headline. he goes and does the town hall meeting and we talked to reporters and said, john mccain would like to revise that
statement, and it worked. >> reporter: did he have any flaws? >> not at all. >> reporter: oppon s mcin's mper, calling him senator hothead. mccain's team prepared him for criticism during this closed door strategy session filmed by "60 minutes." >> you killed a guy, you did all kinds of stuff. >> you know, that really makes me mad. >> reporter: in the primary, mccain beat george w. bush by an astounding 18 points. >> i think there is a feeling among the establishment that we might have interfered with the coronation. >> reporter: what's the political legacy of john mccain? >> he put the town hall meeting on the map. john mccain just made interacting with people, giving answers to questions, the legacy of a presidential campaign in new hampshire. >> i want the presidency in the best way, not the worst way. >> reporter: after a blistering
victory, mccain went on to lose in south carolina. but for a moment in time, the insurgent took on the establishment and won. >> america loves heroes. john mccain is a legitimate hero, and i know he annoys a lot of people in his party. i think sometimes he enjoys it a little bit too much, but i think the american people respect the fact that john mccain is going to tell you what he thinks even if it makes you madder than hell. you can disagree with him but you can't question his patriotism or his service. >> reporter: there have been a lot of questions of whether anyone will pick up the mantle after john mccain. there was nobody else like him. but his message in new hampshire and throughout his political life were the things that gave him sustenance in hanoi throughout the years and all of his career were in all americans, duty, discipline, honor and love of country. those values are still open to all of us, and that was mccain's biggest message to those
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♪ pope francis refuses to answer accusations that he knew about alleged sex abuse by a former cardinal and allowed him to serve unpunished. while the pope was in ireland and meeting sex abuse victims, a former vatican official made the claims in a letter. this comes less than two weeks after a scathing grand jury report in pennsylvania detailed sex abuse in the catholic church. seth doane is following developments in rome and joins us with the latest. seth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the explosive letter was penned by the man who was the ambassador to the u.s. and he called on pope francis to
resign. >> translator: i will not say a word about this, pope francis told reporters. i believe the document speaks for itself. the 11-page letter by italian archbishop alleges back in 2013 he told pope francis about the attlez allegations of sex abuses by cardinal mccarrick. but the pope ignored that and allowed mccarrick to serve the church another five years. the 80-year-old mccarrick resigned in his role this summer. amid allegations, many involving s seminarians. the pontiff repeatedly asked for f giveness and apologizing for sex can sdals. mccarrick makes a number of idealogical claims and isal of .
he ignored sanctions placed on the previous pope benedict and removed him from his duties. >> what is archbishop vigoneau's reputation? >> i know him as a person. i know him as a man of great integrity, honest to the core. he's worked for three different poeps a popes and sent to a vatican position, a different position as big as the united states, which means he's a trusted man. >> reporter: cbs news has spoken with viganeau and he stands by those claims. some have disputed the claims in his letter while others havewo u.s. bishops have called for an investigation. norah?
>> there is clearly a battle going on in the catholic church. seth doane, thank you so much. up next, a look at this morning's other headlines, including a breakthrough for a weight loss drug shown to avoid happy monday to you. we are starting off with morning clouds and fog, especially along the coast and the bay. heading through the afternoon, most of us will see the sunshine, except the coast. our highs will be 4 to 8 degrees cooler than normal, around 70 for oakland, upper 70s livermore and fairfield, warming back up by the end of the week. and the wolf huffed and puffed... like you do sometimes, grandpa? well, when you have copd, it can be hard to breathe.
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was found last week, more than 20,000 people paid tribute to mollie tibbetts in brooklyn, iowa. she disappeared while jogging last month. the man suspected of being in this country illegally has been charged with her murder. the boston globe reports that for the first time a weight loss drug has been shown to work without raising the risk of heart problems. belviq is the first medicine to succeed in a long-term heart safety study now required by federal regulators. the results published in the new england journal of medicine found users shed as much as nine pounds in 40 months. over 2 million americans are overweight or obese. hawaii won its third little league world series title. >> hawaii wins it! >> love this. the kid from the alohae leaguer
south korea 3-0 yesterday in south syania. they hit a home run on the first pitch. the team allowed just three runs in the entire tournament. >> a terrific run. >> they need some good news in hawaii. senator john mccain wasn't shy about telling people what he thought. ahead, long-time "face the nation" anchor. there's bob schafer in our green room and townsend remembering the man they knew. on the built ford tough f-150. so hurry and save big on ford, america's best-selling brand. get zero percent financing for sixty months plus twenty-eight hundred bonus cash on a 2018 f-150 xlt equipped with 2.7 liter ecoboost. oh! oh!
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are debating whether or not to help pg&e shoulder costs from the deadly wildfires sparked by their equipment. it comes as insurers are raising pg&e's rates.. that d increase custo 7:56, i'm kenny choi. state lawmakers are debating whether or not to help pg&e as rates could increase customer bills by up to $150 a year. the iowa college student found murdered has been laid to rest. the service for mollie tibbetts was yesterday after she disappeared in july while jogging. the suspected killer is due in court on friday. the cause of a brush fire is now under investigation in castro valley. it burned nearly 50 acres of
good morning, 7:58. we are tracking delays along southbound 680. an earlier accident near pacheco slowed things down and that's been cleared. a new crash near 780, so expect delays to continue. we're in the red from i-80 down to marina vista, over an hour commute there. mary? thanks, jaclyn. we are starting off with clouds and fog along the coast and the bay, and parts of inland locations as well. we have cooler temperatures for today and the next few days. highs today 70 for oakland, 79 concord, and we're cool tuesday
♪ you can go your own way it's monday, august 27, 2018. welcome back to "cbs this morning." one of the people wounded by a gunman a morning. in one of the people injured by a game game etournament in florida. but first, here's today's eye opener. >> we have learned about the two people killed in yesterday's shooting at the gaming competition in jacksonville, florida. >> reporter: initially people thought it was firecrackers.
political giant, arizona legend. that legend will lie in state here at the arizona state capitol as well as the u.s. capitol. >> although it's terrible for the family, i think they were strengthened by the fact that john mccain was go out on his own terms. >> what did you think of him in his final days? >> it was the greatest opportunity in my life to see closure to the wildest, greatest adventure in anybody's history. so it was really wonderful. fly ball, deep right field, seven games in a row with a home run for morales. >> that's a new franchise record. >> what a historic run for kendrick morales. > i'm norah o'donnell with
gayle king and john anderson. we' the fbi is searching for a jackive in a deadly shooting at thedeo game tournament in jacksonville, florida. the suspected shooter is 24-year-old can david katz. >> katz had competed in the ly'snament but lost earlier in more ay. police searched his home after the shooting. .he man who was wounded, he knew the two member who were killed. >> they were good people, i couldn't even imagine having to galk to them or tell them that their son or their husband or their dad didn't make it. because that thought crossed in my head today. so it's a lot to take in. > other gamers are calling for more security at e-sports
to tournaments. deanow we turn to our continuing coverage of the death of senator john mccain. in john dickerson is in indiana where he wi where -- >> reporter: leaders around the world are celebrating the loss of john mccain after he lost his battle with brain cancer on ndturday. ch presis remembered as a man truegreat courage and entireion. try.uel macron said john mccain was a true american her-. mideastern leaders remember mccain as a friend and a voice against bigtd otry. praisedjamin netanyahu said that
h is belief in -- more condolences came from war torn war ne. itsin was one of its strongest supporters in its ongoing lictlict with russian backed separatists. and in hanoi, vietnam where mccain was a prisoner of war for 5 1/2 years, u.s. citizens laced flags and flowers at a umentent marking the spot where mccain was captured in 1967. s>> now let's second it back to in in new york. ture inaordinary gesture in ietnam. thanks, john. the nation will honor senator mccain's memory throughout the week mccain will lie in state at the arizona state capitol until wednesday which would have been his 82nd bit day. former vice president joe biden will speak at a memorial on friday in phoenix. and mccain will lie in state at .he capitol building.
mccain asked george w. bush and iend.k obama to give juleweljew eulogies. requenator mccain held the record as cbs news's most frequent guest. national security analyst fran esident , president george w. w.h's homeland security advisor, she worked with senator m as a on immigration reform. fran, let's start with you because i have heard you say fr that senator mccain was always one of the first people you alled for advice. so i'm wondering what you fr learned from him and when was he last time you called him for advice? nk likee, interestingly, i think like many, what i learned from him was country comes first. interestingly, it was may of 2017, i was asked, invited down to washington to be interviewed dir the fbi director's job. and there had been a good deal
inessratchiness between the senator and the president. friend.m an incredibly loyal friend. toi wouldn't go down without talking to him. i wasn i'm not sure i wanted to go down at all. he was i called his ranch, i got a hold i told i cindy and i talked to him and told him they wanted me to come ngwn and i said what should i go. id the senator said, you're going to go. but i said i don't want you to hink it would be disloyal to you. ab he said it not about you, it's rt about me, it's about the country. i had visited the large a couple of times. cindy has been extraordinary. y e has been by his side every day, she has been his care giver, his advocate, she's been the rock of the family. but but it didn't matter that you xpect it, this is of course e for to be a difficult time for everyone in the family. ed bob, senator mccain lived so
inh of his live in public, sotern being shot down of lifee over vietnam, but the last six months of his life, we yo know so little about his life. you were at his ranch in may, like was that visit like? >> well, i'll tell you, it's omething i will never, ever thrget. rget.s out on the back porch, khat house out there, there's a aeek that runs by and these thetiful trees and there's a little breeze and he was in a litt big hospital bed and i went the day after the annapolis graduation. beeyou'll remember that president trump had been the speaker there and there had been backsof problems, a lot of talk that cadets would turn their backs on the president, and might have some sort of a demonstration. it well, they didn't. as we were talking about it, itator mccain said to me, he med to me, i was so proud of them, i was so proud because
this was about the presidency. offoffice of the president. and he said they conducted cemselves as they should have. rieshe more stories you hear about john mccabccain, though, keep thinking about courage, i that n saidhinking about grace. the woman who said barack obama was arab, he took the mike away he and said no, ma'am, no ma'am. wn, mmediately shut that down. >> he wrote this book about why courage matters. he really believed, it didn't he mistaket he never made a mistake or anything that he regretted. but he really believed you needed to live your life with courage, and that meant idealism coup act. was coupled with action, willingness to act. that clip your mention is one hat i prize, because i think it's vintage mccain. that was not about getting votes, it was about doing the right thing in that moment when nt you w presented with the opportunity. opportuno do so. >> he appeared on "face the
ation" 112 times, and mark helter, his long time aid said that mccain was -- >> we all liked him very much, nut he was involved in almost everything, every major issue of the last 30 years, he's either ornning for president, he's the heairman of the senate armed t the es committee, he's talk aout the war in iraq and all of these things, he was in the middle of everything. te is he replaceable in the senate right now? i mean at this moment in time, his voice? >> what was it that president >> w eisenhower said when they asked tim can you name what richard nixon has done, who was his vice ni president, he said give me a week to think about that. i would like to think about that. het the thing about john mccain and why he was such an effective
communicator, he understood what we do, and he expected us to snderstand what he did. >> they said he could get mad at the press, but he wasn't petty, youould get upset with you, and pout a little bit, but then he .ould carry on. >> sometimes he held grudges. setere's what set john mccain apart. what?uld always find him. you know, most politicians when she news about them is good, they're easy to find. but when the news turns bad, you hounda blood hound. >> the vanishing act. >> you could always find john mccain and he was never afraid to have a quick interview. noras he human and normal? e> he and jerald ford were the muchnormal people i ever covered. johnch of what we know about his mccain is appearing on your program, but his book, i wrote
about this yesterday online, about faith of my fathers. he said, i fell inecountrwhen h for 5 1/2 years. >> that was his life, that was his father, that was his grandfather. there's a famous story about when john went to the episcopal oolool, it was a boarding school in washington, he was a terrible ays gnt, he was always getting into trouble. and the principal called his is, ar and said this, and his outher said have you caught him lying or stealing? and the principal said no, and he said, well call me if you do. >> thank you both, very much. n>> electric skier bodhi miller and his wife will be
want to do, but i feel like if and when or if they know that some things are for health reasons, then there's no way they're not going to be okay with it. >> tennis legend billie jean king wrote, criticizing what she wears to work is where the true disrespect lies. williams says she respected the decision and says she maintains a positive relationship with the federation, and she said i have already worn it once so i'm not going to wear it again. nike had the best response, they made the outside fit, you can take the superhero out of her costume, but you can never take away her superpower. there's enough more news ahead, oa look at ski champion bodhi miller who lost his young daughter after an accidental drowning, now he will join us in
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♪ tributes are pouring in for the legendary playwright neil simon. he died yesterday at the age of 91 of complications from pneumonia. simon's hits include "the odd couple" and "lost in yonkers" which won a pulitzer prize. actor matthew broderick says i owe him a career. and nathan lane added, i am so proud to have played a small part in his remarkable legacy. jamie wax shows us simon's iconic world. >> reporter: neil simon wrote dozens of successful and acclaimed plays and films. easi.
>> thank you, mr. dooley. next time you're in new york, just call meofum with helping h through a difficult bronx childhood. he wrote for "your show of shows." >> he never spoke up. he spoke up when he wrote it down, when he started writing plays. he became the force of nature. >> reporter: simon's first broadway hit "come blow your horn" opened in 1961. "the odd couple" opened four years later. >> i just vacuumed the rug. >> reporter: it's one of the most frequently produced plays. bill evans was a longtime friend and colleague. what do you think neil simon's legacy will be? >> i hope that it's certainly the comedy and that there's a humanity there. >> reporter: in all his work
including his acclaimed auto u y biographical trilogy, relationships, family, friends, and loved ones in ways that everyone can relate to. >> i think that aspect of their lives that's familiar with them is familiar with me, making a connection with millions of people is pretty good. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," jamie wax, new york. in 1966 at one time on broadway he had four plays "barefoot in the park," "the odd couple," and when i was growing up in new york he was broadway. >> i like his philosophy, anthony, i like to write the way people talk. what a novel idea. it works. a new warning for pregnant mothers. how research says pot could negatively affect your babies. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back.
miller and his wife morgan lost their daughter when she drowned in a neighbor's pool in june. now they're here with their push to m 2 bills are now on the govenor's desk... to lift the veil of secrecy off of sexual misconduct. e bills would ban se good morning, everyone. it is 8:25, i'm michelle griego. two bills are on the governor's desk to lift the veil of secrecy on sexual misconduct. the bills would get rid of mandatory nondisclosure agreements in employment contracts. newuc berkeley police released these images of a suspect they say broke into two
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♪ i know i'd go back to you welcome back to "cbs this morning." some of this morning's headlines around the globe. the american academy of pediatrics is warning pregnant women against pot use. more than half of states have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use. it suggests exposure could interfere with children's concentration, impulse control and problem solving. the paper says up to 28% of urban, young, and socioeconomically disadvantaged women report using the drug while pregnant. one report found nearly 70% of colorado dispensaries recommend pot use to treat morning sickness during the first tts f
cars to electric bikes and scooters for shorter trips. uber ceo says it's inefficient for vehicles to carry one person a short distance like ten blocks. he admits in the short term the move will mean further financial hit for uber. the ride hailing service acquired the bike sharing company jump and added e-bikes to its app. they are available in eight u.s. cities. "usa today" reports the gala apple is likely to pass the red delicious to become america's favorite apple. the red tlishs hdelicious has h spot for nearly a century. gala production will exceed red delicious output this year. granny smith apples rank third. consumers like gala's taste, texture, and sweetness. the summer is when parents have to be particularly alert to the dangers of drowning deaths.
children younger than 5 are among the most likely to i ay neay expected to be in the w. kids often find ways to slip away from adults. olym19-month-old daughter emmy in june. now they're trying to prevent other families from experiencing the same tragedy. she wld walk and everyone would want to know who is this little blond haired, blue eyed girl who just is a massive ball of energy and light and love. >> you couldn't believe that she had that balance of personality and patience and all the things you would want. >> reporter: emmy was playing at a neighbor's house when the 19-month-old slipped out unseen, fell into their pool, and drowned. >> when they opened the door and she was floating facedown in the
pool, every time i close my eyes at night to go to slt replays in my head. but it happens so fast. >> reporter: on the same day nicole hughes lost her 3-year-old son levi in a similar drowning accident. like emmy, levi also found his way outside to a pool. >> when i look at pictures of him, it's so overwhelming to think he will not see any new pictures of him ever. >> reporter: now the two moms bonded by tragedy are uniting with water safety advocates to prevent these drownings. >> a lot of people reached out to me saying i put my child down for a nap and that was the last time i saw my child alive. >> reporter: bode has been in the water with his 3-year-old son nash as he learns self-rescue techniques. >> wow! that was a long float. good float, man. not just our kids but our friends have brought their kids over and we've been attacking it
as a group. it's been really eye opening to see. >> reporter: eye opening for them and they hope for others as they push for change. >> i cannot le have been in vain. i have to fight like hell to do everything for all of us to fight so that no one else experiences this. >> bode and morgan miller and nicole hughes join us now. also with us is dr. ben hoffman from the american academy of pediatrics. good morning to all of you. thank you so much for joining us. we've spoken on the phone but, again, we are so sorry for what's happened to you. bode, let me ask you, i mean, what do you hope people will learn by sharing your story, your family's tragedy? >> i hope people sort of raise the awareness of what the danger is. i think people have a natural awareness of water dangers. as a human being we know it's m
there sthat knowledge alone is really powerful tool. i think that knowledge is not common practice right now. these drownings are happening not during swim time. i think as a parent those little tidbits of knowledge are things we can share with each other. once it becomes something everyone is aware of, we can really prevent these kind of ag day what happened to us is horrible for us and i think a lot of people shared our pain in that. we want to make it not happen for other people. >> you both told me separately you couldn't have done this without the other. bode said you're motivated by emotion. i'm so touched by that. what do you say to people who say this could never happen to me? this is what's important to understand how quickly this can happen. >> every time i would read as a parent all these stories and i automatically always looked for the loophole.
this isn't me because, oh, they were here so that's why -- okay. or i would never let that happen. okay, not me. this tragedy is not mine. it actually does, it really happens. we're involved, attentive parents who loved our children. we love our children and keep them safe. no one is -- tragedy does not play favor. to make sure you are aware at all times and you spread that knowledge to your friends as well so this becomes a village mentality that we are all looking out for each other's kids like we do with car seats and with everything else that we share. >> tragedy is not fair. i like that line. morgan, you said that people don't understand, a, how quickly this can happen, even to the most vigilant parent. and have you had other people coming up and saying this almost happened to me, has happened, or because of you didn't happen? >> touching briefly on what
nicole was saying, i think a lot of parents feel like it's not going to happen to them because they think it will happen during swim times when they're watching their children, there are all these people. but one of the most surprising things we've learned is the times this truly is an issue and how many parents have reached out to us and said i put my child down for a nap. that was the last time i saw my child alive. and understanding that when even though you're not by the pool that if you don't have that visual stimulant of water, it's almost like out of sight, out of mind. but understanding that just putting your child down for a nap, they are curious. they are brilliant, amazing little people. they can find ways outside, outdoors, out doggie doors, out windows. so really being aware that even though you're not swimming, it can still happen. >> so many of us are surprised by the statistic that drowning is the second leading cause of children 1 to 4. why is it we're not aware of
this? >> it's the leading cause -- >> number one. >> unintentional death for kids under 4. some of it has to do with risk perception and the fact we don't talk about it a lot. it happens. >> what does that mean, risk perception? we don't see it as a risk? >> yes. because we're around water a lot that people don't recognize the constant threat that it represents. it comes down to the fact you can't drown proof a child and we need to think about ways to educate, policies and ways to enforce those and engineering solutions so we can automatically protect kids and famili families. >> i think morgan and nicole, everything i've learned about the two of you is not only your bond but you are united in trying to make a change. you don't want anybody else to have to go through this. you have a specific action plan. what do you want help from
doctors, nurses, others, what do you want them to do? >> well, one of the things that really inspired us was a quote we read that when women, moms, come together, parents come together, anything can be accomplished. and so we are really, really hoping that people will get involved and there are going to be other moms, babysitters, nannies, grandparents, teachers, that are going to help us spread the word. so not just relying on pediatricians but having this just be a change in society, a change in our mind-set to have this be a conversation. >> that's exactly what happens with mothers against drunk drivers. exactly what happened and led to a change -- it was a game changer for everybody. that's exactly what happened. >> you met each other through this tragedy. what has that -- the support you've given each other meant?
>> to have -- it's horrible because we would not have met without losing our babies. so obviously there's that horrific part of it. this goodness, to be able to have this connection, to have >> this goodness, to be able to have this reminder through this friendship with both of them and to havetruls been a ian'tot thi movement, this conversation that we're starting about drowning prevention, but just knowing that we're going to survive, one second at a time. >> and even in the moments that we don't, we know that it's just a moment, and that we -- i don't know how, but we usually know when the other person is feeling down. and grieve is such an individual process, that somehow we have been on the same page through most of this journey, which has been inspiring and amazing to
have someone, besides obviously our spouses. >> removing the stigma is part of changing the conversation. we have people who come up to us, it's really hard to address, they don't know what to say and they don't want to cause you more pain and they don't want to dodge around the subject. butwhis no stigma there, because they have gone through it as well. it's an open conversation, and laughing and joking doesn't even it's gone, it's just part of our lives now. >> thank you all for being here this morning on this critical subject. ahead, we yield the floor one more time to senator john mccain. >> stand up! stand up! stand up and fight! we're americans. we never give up.
♪ you were one of the most vocal critics of pork barrel politics, yet while you were chairman of the executive committee, there were unrealized appropriations. i'm kidding, i don't even know what that means. >> that's steve correll with john mccain. >> he was really trying, now how do i answer that? what the hell is he saying? that was good. >> john mccain finished his final book "the restless wave" to reflect on his service. john mccain saying i hope those who mourn my passing and even those who don't, will celebrate as i celebrate a happy life lived in imperfect service.
john dickerson is in indiana. good morning, again. >> reporter: good morning, anthony, that life of service, according to mccain's office, 60 years they noted when he passed, in his own words here's a look at how john mccain reflected on his life, legacy and the country he loved. >> i fell in love with my country when i was a prisoner in someone else's. i loved it not just for the many comforts of life here, i loved it for it's decency, it's faith, for the wisdom justice and goodness of its people. the real joy in my life was the bonds that were formed between me and my fellow p.o.w.s, we fought together, we loved other. there was also a lot of courage displayed and a lot of love for one another that i think maybe americans are uniquely capable
of. i'm a far better man for having had the experience that i had. i learned the meaning of friendship and comradeship and love and compassion and learned many of my own failings, which continue to this day. >> i have been a member of the u.s. senate for 30 years. our debates today can be lively and interesting. they can be sincere, but they're -- it's necessary that even in times of crisis, we have these contests and engage in spirited disagreement, but it should remain an argument among friends who share an unshaken belief that in our great cause, and in the goodness of each other, we have americans first, americans last, and americans always. my country saved me and i cannot forget it and i will fight for her as long as i draw breath, so
help me god. >> i want, when i leave, that the ceremony is at the naval academy, and we just have a couple of people that stand up and say, this guy, he served his country. >> you know, one more final line from mark salter who you quoted earlier, norah, long time aid of mccain, he said mccain acknowledged that the marvelous achievement is when experience has taught that -- >> the passing of an era, the passing of a time. they were reflective on his service, the importance of service to his country. >> and you can hear more of cbs this morning on our podcast. and other major podcast
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