tv CBS This Morning CBS September 25, 2019 7:00am-8:59am PDT
mayer island we will stand up this. you can always go online for updates and this is a cbs news specialty report. the white house has just released a transcript of president trump's july 25th phone call with ukraine. >> in that phone call the president asked for an investigation of democratic hopeful joe biden and his son hunter, who used to be the director of a ukrainian oil company. a whistle-blower report related to that phone call led house speaker nancy pelosi to open a formal impeachment inquiry. >> a justice department statement this morning mentions the intelligence community's inspector general who investigated the whistle-blower complaint. it says, in part, the inspector
general's letter cited a phone call between president trump and volodymyr zelensky as a potential violation of federal campaign finance law. jeff, this was a july 25th call. it was about 30 minutes in length. what did you see in that transcript? >> yeah, we didn't get a lot of time with the transcript. we weren't allowed to take it out outside of doj but we took some inserts. we took notes. this was a five-page document and, you know, as you might imagine, it starts out like any other call with a foreign leader would start. there's a congratulations on the election victory, but president trump did allude to europe not doing enough to help ukraine. but then he seems to veer into the dnc server. he mentions crowd strike, a company that investigated the russian hack of the dnc server. and then from there he progresses to ask the ukrainian
president about joe biden. let me put this quote up on the screen for you to see. this is what the president said, according to the transcript, which according to senior doj officials is not verbatim but this is what they have. quote, the other thing, there's a lot of talk about biden's son. that biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that, so whatever you can do with the attorney general would be great. biden went around bragging that he stopped the prosecution. so, you can look into it, it sounds horrible to me. so, that's one excerpt of something the president said to president zelensky, the president of ukraine. now, whether that is an example of a quid pro quo, that's obviously what democrats will be looking into. it's important to mention that doj, senior officials here say their criminal division took a look at this. they don't believe there were any violations of the law.
what is alleged here is that there was a violation of campaign finance laws. but according to senior doj officials, they just don't see that in this document. but, of course, members of congress will eventually get this document and they will have to decide for themselves. that's why this is important. again, it was a five-page document. we didn't have a lot of time to look at it but we did get some quotes. let me go through another one because what we saw throughout the document is this mention of rudy giuliani, the president's personal attorney, as well as attorney general william barr. we knew rudy giuliani would be mentioned but we did not know the attorney general would be mentioned. here's one exert. i will have mr. giuliani give you a call and i'm also going to have attorney general barr call and we will get to the bottom of it. so, this is what we have gathered from this document.
we're still going through it. but so far, it shows that there was this repeated mention of rudy giuliani and also attorney general barr. back to you. >> jeff, thank you very much. paula reed covers the white house for us and she joins us now. good morning. it's an extraordinary document. we're all sitting here digesting it on the fly. >> exactly. >> it's not a perfect transcript. more like notes. we should say at the outset there's no evidence, nothing to substantiate the claims that president trump made in that call about joe biden and joe biden's son. and there's not an explicit quid pro quo, if you do this, i'll do this, exchange. does it matter that it's not that explicit? >> it does matter legally. we know the president is very good at this. he's very good at putting pressure on people or getting his point across without saying something explicit that in court would be extortion or bribe. we saw this repeatedly in the russian investigation. the way he would dangle pardons
without promise. we were looking at exactly how did the president pressure his ukrainian counterpart in relation to the biden investigation. what we see here is he's suggesting his personal attorney will reach out, he's suggesting the attorney general of the united states will reach out. that's where things get a little tricky for president trump because the question is, why would you entaj your attorney general, why would you entangle yourself having to do with a political rival? that's significant. again, he goes right up to the line. he doesn't make any explicit threat. >> we should point out here that the justice department says in a statement, the president has not spoken with the attorney general about having ukraine investigate anything relating to former vice president biden or his son. >> exactly. according to this statement, it appears the president never followed up on this with his attorney general. i want to draw some parallels here with what the attorney general is doing on behalf of the president. we saw with the mueller report. william barr came out, released statements before we got to see the report. he helped the president in that he hped sor put positive
spreee doing that 'smself,rying to gehe fact out. the fact we have a statement at the same time we have a transcript, it does help the president. it's like, he said this to the ukrainian leader and then he can say, i never talked about it to the attorney general so clearly i wasn't serious. >> there's not an explicit quid quid pro quo here. is this a big bowl of nothing or how significant is this? >> legally it's important to note that the justice department has looked at what happened in this phone call. they did not clear him on all violations of law but they say we don't see a campaign violation. going forward this will be like so many other things in the trump administration, a political fight on capitol hill. and it will be up to democrats to decide if they believe this rises to the level of conduct of articles of impeachment. it's an open conversation. it's murky. there's no quid pro quo.
there's no explicit promise or threat. that's great for the president's ar d attorneys to argue. a lot o of voters in the midwes will say, why have we keep talking about this. >> depending on how you feel about president trump will depend on how you feel about this. >> it's a rorschach test on president trump. >> exactly. >> nancy cordes is on capitol hill where we first learned about this whistle-blower complaint. what's the reaction there to this transcript? i know everything is still in flux. >> reporter: i can tell you even before the transcript came out, democrats were very skeptical that it was going to be complete, that it would be an exhaustive readout of exactly everything that went down on this call, the exact number of times that the president asked the president of ukraine to look into the vice president. that's why the house intelligence chairman adam schiff told me this morning, even before the transcript was released, that he still wanted to talk
on that call to make sure that the readout reflects the entire conversation that the president had with zelensky about biden. but democrats also argue -- remember, impeachment is a political process. it's not a legal process. democrats argue that they already have enough evidence to establish that there was a likely quid pro quo here. even if the president wasn't explicit about that on that phone call because if you widen out and look at the timeline here, about a week before the president had that conversation with the new president of ukraine, his first conversation ever with the new president, he suddenly, unexpectedly withheld about $400 million in military aid to ukraine. no one outside of his inner circle knew why he was doing it. even the senate majority leader, republican mitch mcconnell, was kept in the dark about the reasoning. then a week later, while that money is withheld, the president has this conversation with the
president of ukraine asking him to help him in clearly political ways. so, democrats say that that shows that the leader of ukraine knew that his military aid was on the line if he didn't do what the president wanted him to do. >> nancy, congress has heard from the whistle-blower's attorney, but are they going to hear from the whistle-blower and are they going to get a copy of this report? >> reporter: they are deep in negotiations over that right now, anthony. the house and senate intelligence committees are hoping to interview this whistle-blower as soon as tomorrow and friday, before congress goes on a two-week recess. but they are in negotiations with the director of national intelligence. he withheld this whistle-blower's complaint because there were concerns that the whistle-blower was discussing privileged information. if he was willing to withhold the complaint, why would he then allow the whistle-blower himself or herself, to come to capitol hill and tell members
everything? those are the talks going on right now. >> thank you you, nancy. jonathan turley is with us from washington. he's a constitutional law professor at george washington university and has criticized the push towards impeachment. jonathan, good morning. >> good morning. >> you can argue that what the president did is inappropriate. is it impeachable? >> it could be. part of the problem with the past impeachment allegations is they are very strong allegations raised. self-dealing is something that can constitute a form of corruption, an abuse of office. so, this is the real mccoy. you just have to prove it. the problem is with this transcript is that there's plenty here that helps the president on his defense. not only are they a quid short of a pro quo, no express promise, but it also contains president trump's discussion about why he wants other countries, european countries, to also put money into ukraine.
trump is insisting he withheld that $400 million to try to put pressure on the europeans to pony up. the transcript will help him there. but there's also, you know, material here that will concern congress. a legitimate subject of investigation. you know, there could be a quid pro quo. they just need someone that can connect those dots. it's not going to come from this whistle-blower, i don't think. the whistle-blower apparently heard this third-hand. i'm not sure how he's going to move the ball. it's more likely to come from someone in the inner circle, including someone like john bolton, who might have access to statements that would support the theory. >> you know attorney general barr very well. what do you make of his involvement in this? his name is mentioned in the transcript. >> i'm not surprised at all that there was no contact with bill barr. the chances bill barr would get involved in this is roughly the same as the president winning
the nobel prize. barr apparently was never told about the call. he was informed that his name came up once the referral was made. and so this is part and parcel of what we've seen before where the president says things that, quite frankly, are reckless and disturbing. what follows is crickets. no one does anything. and that seems to be the case here, but congress has a right to find out if something more concrete was done. >> thank you very much for being with us. once again, the remarks that the president made with the president of ukraine have been released. we've got our first read of it. details still coming out. but there was -- the president did directly raise the question of investigating vice president biden with the president of ukraine. our coverage will continue on our 24-hour streaming network cbsn. there will be more to come on your local news on this cbs
station and tonight on the "cbs evening news." many will return now to "cbs this morning." this has been a cbs news special report. cbs news, new york. climate change report out this morning raises the alarm about the world's oceans. more than 100 scientists spent the last three years looking at the impact of climate change on glaciers and the seas. mark phillips is in monaco where the findings have been released. what have we learned? >> reporter: good morning. this report concerns the world's
oceans and frozen regions, north and south poles and high mountaintops. the general conclusion they can't take it anymore. the consequences for humanity, severe. until now, much of the earth's warming has been absorbed in its oceans. according to this latest u.n. report, tipping points are being reached where some of the more severe consequences of climate change can no longer be avoided. melting ice in greenland antarctica and mountain glaciers is continuing at high level rates and threatening global populations. as many as a billion people could be affected. one of the authors of the report, arizona scientist, ted sherr, says the signs are already happening. >> what happens once in 100
years happen once a year. you can relate to something like that. >> reporter: flooding. >> exactly. imagine you have a story your grandfather told you about the town flooding, 80 years ago. imagine that happening every year. >> reporter: the report list as cascade of potential negative effects from more severe storms to drought and declining fish stocks. and the more we pump carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, the more catastrophic those effects may be. according to the authors of the report we are now in a race between the speed of climate change and our ability to adapt to it. it's a race we're losing. it's no longer a question of if or when the worst consequences will happen but how bad they will be. >> thank you very much. coming up at 7:40 we travel along california's iconic coast and learn about the battle there to save communities threatened by rising sea levels. for the first time, jurors
in the trial of a dallas police offense who shot and killed her neighbor saw footage from the scene. the footage is graphic and sos the moments she killed him in his own miami. she claims she mistakenly thought it was her apartment. outside the courthouse in dallas with more on this story. what did the testimony reveal? >> reporter: we learned the results of amber guyger's blood test. it showed she did not have drugs and alcohol in her system at the time of the shooting. the jury saw body cam video of the responding officers and saw geiger after the shooting and his last moments alive. former dallas police officer, amber guyger, appears frantic in this body camera. she told investigators she mistook this 26-year-old for a burglar in her apartment when she opened fire.
moments later, you can see one of the officers begin cpr on john for seven minutes face-up on the floor bleeding from a gunshot wound. paramedics arrive about five minutes later. as he is being wheeled out of the building, surveillance video shows geiger, waiting in a squad car hugging and being comforted by fellow officers. in the courtroom, his neighbor, joshua brown said he was heading back to his apartment when he heard the interaction. followed by two gunshots. >> did she yell, stop, police, or anything of that nature. >> no. but that's not what they were saying. >> that's not what you heard. >> brown became emotional talking about what it's like living across from him. >> i could hear him sing ing the
morning. >> you could her his activities in his apartment. yes? you have to say it out loud, i'm sorry. >> yes, ma'am. >> reporter: yesterday's testimony cleared up speculation how geiger got into his apartment. a video showed her key did not work in his door but investigators say it was not latched properly and in fact slightly open. testimony resumes later on today. >> thank you. a second parent is going to prison in connection with the college admissions scandal. california businessman, devin sloane will spend four months behind bars. he paid $250,000 to get his son into the university of southern california, even faking photos of his son as an international water polo recruit. earlier this month, actress felicity huffman was sentenced to 14 days in connection to the
scandal. and lori loughlin has pled not guilty. a "joker" warning showing potential violence at theaters. and ceo of juul labs is out and who is takin now. good wednesday morning to you, one more day off of offshore flow, hot and dry conditions, that means a heat advisory and spare the air alerts and red flag warning. most of the bay area under a heat advisory, due to the dangerously hot temperatures, we'll check out our highs, triple digits in concord, livermore and san jose and upper 80s in san francisco, cooling down starting tomorrow.
>> looking how insurance companies handle prices. a woman treated for the same treatment after her insurance changed. climate change is already taking a toll on california's coast. you're watching "cbs this morning." (beep) the ups and downs of frequent mood swings can plummet you to extreme lows. (crying) lift you to intense highs. (muffled arguing) or, make you feel both at once. overwhelmed by bipolar i symptoms? ask about vraylar. some medications only treat the lows or the highs. vraylar effectively treats depression, acute manic and mixed episodes of bipolar i. full-spectrum relief of all symptoms.
with just one pill, once a day. elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis have an increased risk of death or stroke. call your doctor about unusual changes in behavior or suicidal thoughts. antidepressants can increase these in children and young adults. report fever, stiff muscles, or confusion, which may mean a life-threatening reaction, or uncontrollable muscle movements, may be permanent. side effects may not appear for several weeks. metabolic changes may occur. movement dysfunction, restlessness, sleepiness, stomach issues are common side effects. when bipolar i overwhelms, vraylar helps smooth the ups and downs. when bipolar i overwhelms, for that many calories you could have 9 veggie chips. these are more chip than veggie. while v8 is a snack you can veg out on. v8 the original plant powered drink. veg up. ♪mhm... nice! ♪
what's the score? no idea. ♪ in a vast desert completely wdevoid of basset hounds. [ back in baby's arms by patsy cline ] then, it appeared a beacon of hope. ♪ i'm back in baby's arms more glorious than a billion sunsets. we were found. ♪ i'm back where i belong found by the hounds. ♪ back in baby's arms
if you have moderate or psoriatic arthritis, little things can be a big deal. that's why there's otezla. otezla is not an injection or a cream. it's a pill that treats differently. for psoriasis, 75% clearer skin is achievable, with reduced redness, thickness, and scaliness of plaques. for psoriatic arthritis, otezla is proven to reduce joint swelling, tenderness, and pain. and the otezla prescribing information has no requirement for routine lab monitoring. don't use if you're allergic to otezla. it may cause severe diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting. otezla is associated with an increased risk of depression. tell your doctor if you have a history of depression or suicidal thoughts or if these feelings develop. some people taking otezla reported weight loss. your doctor should monitor your weight and may stop treatment. upper respiratory tract infection and headache may occur. tell your doctor about your medicines and if you're pregnant or planning to be. otezla. show more of you.
it's 7:26, i'm kenny highway. fire crews are battling a brushfire near vallejo. chopper 5 is over the scene. this broke out after 3 this morning. it was caused by someone trying to cut into two power poles with a saw. pg&e made a call last night due to high fire danger. it could take up to 12 hours to restore power. temperatures are rising cries the bay area again. cooling centers are opening up for people looking to cool off today, community centers can offer big relief. in san francisco, all city pools will be free of charge
good morning, we held to the peninsula right now, we have green lights in both directions, look out for a trouble spot, right at third, this is slow coming off of the san mateo bridge as well. north of there, look outer for a crash in the clearing stages. this is south 101 near bay shore. speaking of the heat as well as the high fire danger, once again for today, for the second day in a row, we have a spare the air alert, this due to the dangerous hot temperatures, a red flag warning until 11:00 a.m., due to the extreme fighter danger. triple digits in concord, livermore and san jose and upper 80s in san francisco. cooler tomorrow. wife died.
>> i'm going to comp the peppers. >> awkward. >> yes. awkward. very funny show. >> yes, it is. welcome back to "cbs this morning." i'm anthony mason with gayle king and tony dokoupil. in our new series "medical price roulette," we've teamed up with clear health costs to see why americans are paying dramatically different prices for the same medical procedures. today investigative consumer correspondent anna werner focuses on how insurance companies and providers keep some charges a secret. anna, what did you find? >> right. we're going to talk about this through the lens of a young woman who learned the hard truths about the health care
system when she was just a teenager. >> i am 15 years old. i know that's not that old, but i should have some say in what i want being done to me. >> reporter: that was morgan gleeson five years ago, already speaking out about health care. >> i am the patient, and i need to be heard. these are my morning pills -- >> reporter: now 21, she's learned a lot about the system through her own journey. gleason suffers from juvenile dramatomyacitis which causes muscle weakness. treatment requires infusion therapy once a month in a hospital. if you couldn't get those, what would that mean for you? >> i mean, not to sound morbid or anything, but i could die. >> reporter: as a budding health activist it was the payments for the monthly infusion that's caught her attention. >> it was mind blowing, shocking. >> reporter: shocking because she discovered insurance companies paid different amounts for the same procedure. gleason is covered under her parents' insurance which over a year changed three times.
for each infusion, the hospital billed roughly the same amount, around $29,000. in june, 2018, records show cigna paid a negotiated rate of just over $3,300 for that procedure. then in december, 2018, blue cross/blue shield alabama paid a different negotiated rate, just over $3,8-00. yet in february this year, insurance company geha paid five times as well, nearly $21,000. >> it was $17,000 more. >> reporter: $17,000 more was this bill? >> yeah. i was like, how is this possible? the only thing that's changed has been what insurance i have. >> reporter: that difference affected the cost to her parents, too. gleason said the price they paid went from about $220 out of pocket to more than $4,000 under the different insurance plans. for the same procedure at the same time hospital. >> there's no rhyme or reason to it. >> reporter: doctor and health
services researcher eer aaron carroll says it's about the price negotiations between hospitals and insurance companies, deals he says are done in secret. >> they don't want everyone to know the information. >> why not? >> because if everyone knows the price, everyone can say i want that price, not letting everybody else know someone else is getting a discount is a good way to get some people to pay more money. >> reporter: ashley thompson is with the american hospital association. why don't hospitals make it public what those deals actually are with the insurance companies? >> hospitals don't expose privately negotiated rates. it's a competitive market, it's a private market, and both hospitals and insurers believe it should remain that way. >> reporter: if it was public, if consumers knew those prices and could understand them better, wouldn't that help? >> again, i mean, i think that what consumers want to know is what we're going to pay out of pocket. >> reporter: even figuring that out can be a real challenge. as new jersey's beth toful
knows. three years ago she wound up paying $4,000 for cardiac tests after insurance. >> it's a lot of mornings and it's a lot of money when you're already spending money on insurance. >> reporter: she needs those tests again, but there time she's calling around to check prices and let us listen in. >> can you tell me what they would run this time? >> reporter: they told her they didn't know the price. she would have to speak to the lab. so -- >> i'm trying to find out approximately what the tests will run. >> reporter: the lab told her to call the financial counselor. >> hi, this is beth toful calling -- >> reporter: it went to voicemail. two hours later, she was no closer to an answer than when she started. >> i think that's what happens. i think people either probably give up, they don't understand half of what they were told, and maybe they don't get the care they need. >> reporter: toful's still working on getting those tests. we reached out to the insurance companies in this story. only cigna responded saying it empathizes with gleason's
situation but said it's important to realize that health care costs vary, and they're right. so to share the prices, the varying prices you've paid, go to cbsnews.com/healthcosts. you can see what others paid in our sample cities. share your prices with us, folks. >> the subtitle of the series is "anna makes us angry." >> it's insane -- makes your blood boil. to hear the hospital say we don't want you to have this information. >> yeah. well, you know, they're saying, look, it's a private market, they think it works a certain way. and if -- they say that, the insurance companies say that if you expose the prices, they think the prices will go up. >> yeah. >> that's what the insurance industry's position is. >> people want to know the end cost. >> there's transparency in almost every other industry. there needs to be transparency in this one. >> go to cbsnews.com. >> it's never going when the person goes again, dot, dot, dot. but you said, i hrd but i don't understand what you're saying. >> i'm trying to understand why
exposing prices makes things worse. >> especially when you're dealing with bills florida can bankrupt people. >> thank you so much. california is spending tens of millions to protect its famous coast from the effects of climate change. ahead we take you on a tr tohowommunities arebeache homes, and vital transportation networks. you're watching "cbs this morning." stra) ♪ performance comes in lots of flavors. there's the amped-up, over-tuned, feeding-frenzy-of sheet-metal-kind. and then there's performance that just leaves you feeling better as a result. that's the kind lincoln's about. ♪ full of flavor. color. full of... woo! so you can be too. try our new warm grain bowls today.
order now on grubhub. try our new warm grain bowls today. (amber jagger) if we don't give students from an underserved background the technology that they need in school, they're not going to be competitive in the workforce that's waiting for them. since verizon innovative learning, students have hardware, connectivity, and quality curriculum. the jobs of tomorrow will involve technology. now students are truly hopeful for what they may achieve. dove conditioner can proves it can.ive damage? we treat one brush with dove conditioner and expose both to damaging conditions. the difference is clear. dove intensive repair conditioner. for smooth, touchably beautiful hair. our because of smoking.ital. 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. kohl's lowest prices of the season! prices so low - no coupons needed! women's tops - $6.99... shoes for the family - $39.99 and under... the big one bath towel or pillow - $2.99! plus - get $5 kohl's cash for every $25 spent! it's the lowest prices of the season... at kohl's. nyquifor your worst cold andrful relieflu symptoms, on sunday night and every night. nyquil severe. the nightime, sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, stuffy head, best sleep with a cold, medicine. that's ensure max protein, with high protein and 1 gram sugar. it's a sit-up, banana! bend at the waist! i'm tryin'! keep it up. you'll get there. whoa-hoa-hoa! 30 grams of protein, and one gram of sugar. ensure max protein. imagine a world where nothing gets in the way of doing great work. where an american icon uses the latest hr tools to stay true to the family recipe. where a music studio spends less time on hr and payroll,
♪ in our "eye on earth series" we look at the real world consequences laid out in the dire u.n. climate change report laid out this morning. one place under threat is california's iconic coastline. jonathan vigliotti traveled hundreds of miles south of san francisco to see the effects. good morning to you. what did you find? >> good morning to you. we have been on the road for the past two days arriving here in pacifica last night to what we thought would be an idyllic beach but finding what looks like a disaster zone. this is a sea wall built ten years ago, meant to survive for decades to come. now in need of major repairs to help protect the homes that sit
atop this cliff. from our travels, i can tell you this is hardly from mico t ogon, california's rugged coast runs more than 3400 miles. we're starting here in san diego. we'll be driving about 600 of them to show you how this state is getting ready for what scientists call an inevitable future. our first stop is del mar about 25 miles north of san diego. >> we maintain the lagoon. >> reporter: principal planner amanda lee says her town wants to dump additional sand on this beach over a decade at a total cost of $6 million. >> if we do nothing at this time, as soon as the year 2060, we could potentially lose our beach. >> reporter: there's more at risk than just homes here in del mar. at the top of this 50-foot bluff, more than 4 million people every single year ride rails that sit precariously close to the edge. our next stop is the city of
ventura about 60 miles north of los angeles. you can see where the pacific ate away at a bike path. officials ripped it up and put rocks in its place and moved it inland 60 feet. this took 25 years and cost about $5 million. not a single home was involved. just a bike path. when homes get involved, private neighborhood groups build sea walls. those come with a big downside says uc santa barbara's charl lester. >> when you build a sea wall and try to stop that erosion, you'll lose your beach over the long term. the choice we're facing in a lot of places is sea walls and no beach or something else. >> reporter: up the coast where erosion averages 5 feet a year, we literally reached the end of the road. so, the state chose to do something else. >> we're talking about a realignment of state route 1, about 2.8 miles that we moved inland about 475 feet.
>> reporter: the price tag to move a world famous highway, $55 million. mother nature was also loud and clear up the coast in pacifica, just south of san francisco. so far at least nine homes and three cliffside apartment buildings have been condemned and demolished. >> all of the struggles we've had with erosion are going to be exexacerbat exexacerbated. >> reporter: california expecting a more extreme sea level rise. scientists say by 2100 the surge could be as high at 9 feet, putting in danger more than $150 billion in property >> wow, jonathan, just -- very concerning. a billion people around the world face similar consequences from rising seas. important message here on u.n. climate week. jonathan, thank you. ahead, concerns about violence when the new movie
good wednesday morning to you, we're talking about the heat and the high fire danger and spare the air alerts that continues for the second day of the row. the heat advisory for most of the bay area. once again today, a red flag warning and we'll see the heat for the rest of the day. 101 fairfield, 100 in concord 90 in oakland and upper 80s in san francisco. >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by safelite auto glass. my safelite story? >> vo: my car is more than four wheels. it's my after-work decompression zone. und e expert so wat safelite auglass.ith ei. ms sll work.ibd o my
whknewhat was g?! >> woman: safelite has service i can trust. >> singers: ♪ safelite repair, safelite replace. ♪ if ylittle thingsate tcan be a big deal., that's why there's otezla. otezla is not a cream. it's a pill that treats plaque psoriasis differently. with otezla, 75% clearer skin is achievable. don't use if you're allergic to otezla. it may cause severe diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting. otezla is associated with an increased risk of depression. tell your doctor if you have a history of depression or suicidal thoughts or if these feelings develop. some people taking otezla reported weight loss. your doctor should monitor your weight and may stop treatment. upper respiratory tract infection and headache may occur. tell your doctor about your medicines and if you're pregnant or planning to be. otezla. show more of you.
s before she puts them in the dishwasher. so what does the dishwasher do? (vo) cascade platinum does the work for you. prewashing and removing stuck-on foods, the first time. (mom) wow! that's clean! (vo) cascade platinum. "have you lost weight?" of course i have- ever since i started renting from national. because national lets me lose the wait at the counter... ...and choose any car in the aisle. and i don't wait when i return, thanks to drop & go. at national, i can lose the wait...and keep it off. looking good, patrick. i know. (vo) go national. go like a pro. you may be at increased risk for pneumococcal pneumonia - a potentially serious bacterial lung disease
that can disrupt your life for weeks. in severe cases, pneumococcal pneumonia can put you in the hospital. it can hit quickly, without warning, making you miss out on what matters most. just one dose of the prevnar 13® vaccine he you pncc pneumonia. it's not a yearly shot. prevnar 13® is approved for adults to help prevent infections from 13 strains of the bacteria that cause pneumococcal pneumonia. don't get prevnar 13® if you have had a severe allergic reaction to the vaccine or its ingredients. adults with weakened immune systems may have a lower response to the vaccine. the most common side effects were pain, redness and swelling at the injection site, limited arm movement, fatigue, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, less appetite, vomiting, fever, chills, and rash. ask about prevention. ask your doctor or pharmacist about prevnar 13®. for that many calories you could have 9 veggie chips.
these are more chip than veggie. while v8 is a snack you can veg out on. v8 the original plant powered drink. veg up. go ahead. you can flip the pillow but you won't find anything cooler than vlad. >> very good, tony. >> i like that one. >> it's so good when i come here, guys. you float my boat. good morning. >> good morning, vlad. >> that was very good. here are a few stories we think you'll be talking about today. we're starting with breaking news. the ceo of juul is stepping down according to announcement a short time ago. he had faced a storm of controversy over the vaping product denying to you, tony, in a "cbs this morning" interview that juul targeted teenagers. casey crosthwaite will take over as new ceo of juul.
>> it sdbt help their messaging to have a tobacco company executive run their company. i will say that kevin burns came from chobani, a logistics guy. he's in a controversy that he's maybe not equipped to handle. this could be why they've gone to a tobacco executive. the only person involved in this kind of controversy. >> in your interview he was very candid and people were paying attention to what he had to say. >> he did acknowledge in the interview that the 35% stake that altria had hurt their trust. the new movie "joker" is causing concern about the possibility of violence. the u.s. military is warning service members ter aasked shooter at screenings. the army says the warning came after social media posts related to extremists were uncovered by the fbi. in a statement the fbi says it is in touch with law enforcement and private sector partners about the online posts.
seven years ago a dozen people were killed at a mass shooting at an aurora, colorado, theater during "batman." the theater in aurora will not be showing "joker." the family members of the 2012 shooting are also asking warner brothers to donate to gun shooting victims. they are they're known as incel, involuntari involuntari involuntarily young men. >> they are not calling for a boycott but they want the studio to know what they're doing here. >> joaquin phoenix walked out of an interview whens cc abe movie's effects. >> not taking any questions. we'll end on a happy note. >> good. >> gayle says good. firefighters in one california
fire department are sounding the alarm but it is for a very good reason. nine firemen fathers in rancho cucamonga joined their fathers at the fire house. the proud papas shared the photo on facebook. there was no comment if there was anything in the water that may have caused the baby boom. >> thank you, vlad. coming up, another baby. baby archie's first royal engagement. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." look at him. those darn seatbelts got me all crumpled up.
that's ok! hey, guys! hi mrs. patterson... wrinkles send the wrong message. sorry. help prevent them before they start with new downy wrinkleguard. i have heart disease, watch what i eat, take statins, but still struggle to lower my ldl bad cholesterol. which means a heart attack or stroke. could strike without warning, pulling me away from everything that matters most. (siren) because with high bad cholesterol, my risk of a heart attack or stroke is real. ♪ repatha® plus a statin seriously lowers bad cholesterol by 63%. and significantly drops my risk of having a heart attack or stroke. do not take repatha® if you are allergic to it. repatha® can cause serious allergic reactions. signs include: trouble breathing or swallowing, or swelling of the face. most common side effects include runny nose, sore throat, common cold symptoms, flu or flu-like symptoms back pain, high blood sugar, and redness, pain, or bruising at the injection site.
i won't let a heart attack or stroke come between me and everything i love. neither should you. tell your doctor to lower your ldl and reduce your risk with repatha®. pay no more than $5 per month with the repatha® copay card. it's an hon tor riskll you thatha®. [ applause ] thank you. liberty mutual customizes your car insurance so you only pay for what you need. i love you! only pay for what you need. ♪ liberty. liberty. liberty. liberty. ♪ 3 after trying it for a week, dovlike crystal.ials underarms are so smooth to the touch and i love that fresh smell i feel amazingly protected i'm definitely feeling more confident would you switch? in a vast desert completely wdevoid of basset hounds. [ back in baby's arms by patsy cline ] then, it appeared a beacon of hope. ♪ i'm back in baby's arms
good morning, it's 7:56, i'm kenny highway. firefighters are battling a brushfire. this one broke out after 3 this morning. it was caused by someone who tried cut nothing two power poles with a 1400 customers are without power right now. pg&e made a call to shut everything off last night due to high fire danger. it could take up to 12 hours to fully restore it. the ceo of san francisco based company juul is out involving a growing health care and a number of deaths. they're launching a criminal
good morning, it's 7:57, if you're headed out the door, and plan on taking 880, you have delays in hayward as you head towards 92. we have reports of an accident as you connect over to san mateo bridge, stop and go conditions, a 22 minute drive time from 880 to 101. you'll see brake lights in both directions. we're dealing with a bit of a snag near third and near the coliseum lots of brake lights there. we're talking about the heat and high fire danger and the spare alert for the second day in a oh, temperatures are very similar to yesterday. well, above average for this time of year. we're watching strong gusty winds in the north bay in the northbound diablo range.
that will continue before things subside. mid-90s san jose, low 90s in oakland and upper 80s in san francisco. saved money on our boat insurance. how could it get any better than this? dad, i just caught a goldfish! there's no goldfish in this lake. whoa! it's pure gold. we're gonna be rich... we're gonna be rich! it only gets better when you switch and save with geico.
♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's wednesday, september 25th, 2019. welcome back to "cbs this morning." i'm "game of thrones" king with tony dokoupil and anthony mason. a white house transcript confirms president trump asked ukraine's president to investigate joe biden. an exclusive interview with jacinda ardern who led a massive gun control effort in her country. >> new york firefighter recutes talk about following the path of their parents who died on 9/11. but first here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. the white house has just roo leased a transcript of president trump's 25th phone call with ukraine's president. >> what is alleged here is eye
have alati sighlation of campai finance laws but they don't see that in this document. >> the president is good about this. very good at putting pressure on people. getting his point across without saying something explicit. >> even before the transcript came out, democrats were very skeptical that it was going to be complete. >> this report concerns the world's oceans and frozen regions. its general conclusions, they can't take it anymore. >> she did not have drugs and alcohol in her system at the time of the shooting. the jury also saw body cam footage. >> to make her case, nancy pelosi reached back to the earliest days of the republic. >> in 1787 when our constitution was adopted, americans gathered on the steps of independence hall ato wait the news of the document our founders crafted. >> a young bernie sanders was there to complain about it. >> the top 1% of the land owners
are owned by 45% of the legislature and refuse to adopt my universal leach craft. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning" where we have breaking news, the white house released an unedited transcript of president trump's july 25th phone call with ukraine's president about one hour ago. news of that phone call led house democrats to launch an official impeachment inquiry into his conduct. paula reid is with us. what does it show us. >> it's so important because we heard these reports that the president urged his ukrainian counterpart to investigate joe biden. here we see how. there's nothing explicit. no promise, no direct threat. hear president trump tells the ukrainian leader i'll have my attorney general reach out, my personal attorney reach out. apply pressure and walks right up to the line but doesn't make explicit extortion threat or bribe promise. >> isn't it improper for him to
make the request. >> completely. if i was his lawyer i would say you've been under investigation for two years for possibly co-colluding with a foreign government why would you entangle up? if you think there's something not on the up and up tell congress, don't get involved. >> we've been hearing this is only one portion of the whistle-blower's complaint. are we going to hear from the whistle-blower soon and what else might be in the complaint? >> that's a great question. the whistle-blower wants to talk to lawmakers so according to my source, white house, intelligence community they're talking to figure out how much they can actually release. there are concerns about confidential information, about privileged information. it's not unusual for the white house to compromise to offer up information but this happened real quick. once the impeachment inquiry came up they said we want to get it out on our terms so i think we will see a redacted version of the complaint. it's unclear what else will be in there. >> if this is inappropriate, it is impeachable. >> that's going to be a question for the hill. right now legally speaking
justice department lawyers cleared the president on any campaign finance violation because they said they weren't sure what the value of this would be but it'll be up to the hill and if they can prove there is for evidence. right now we know the individual who filed the complaint did not have first of hand knowledge and republicans will seize on that. it will be up to democrats to bring more evidence to the table. >> we're all watching. i know nobody wants another two-year investigation. world leaders are sharing mixed reaction to president trump's attack on globalism. during his united nations address, the president highlighted his america first policies during yesterday's speech saying, the future belongs to patriots. new zealand's prime minister jacinda ardern is among the leaders in new york for the u.n. general assembly. her country as you know got global attention for implementing strict gun control measures after the mosque shootings. earlier we spoke to her in an exclusive interview about her closed door meeting with president trump. it happened earlier this week
and what he thinks of new zealand's gun laws. >> word is that our president did express interest. what can you share with us about that meeting? >> well, thereby those who are interested in what happened in new zealand. obviously after the 15th of march where 51 lives were lost from our muslim community the sentiment was clear. we are a country who has legitimate use for guns. our farming community particularly for peace control and animal welfare issues but there was a real line in the sand moment for us as a nation and a question was asked, you know, why do we need -- why does anyone need military-style semiautomatic weapons or assault rifles? so that's where we drew the line and announced those laws were changed and within a month it was done and now in the middle of buying back all of those weapons and we've had 20,000 of them returned and over 70,000 -- >> did you get the impression he
wants to do that here? >> i got the impression he was interested. i would be second-guessing anything beyond that. >> when ideas of buybacks and gun mans one criticism, look, law-abiding people will give you the guns back but the criminals and potential terrorists, it's not like they're going to listen to the ban. >> one of the -- one of points we tried to make there's only a small proportion of people who are licensed, a small portion but if their guns are not stored properly, cared for properly they are the ones that can still turn to the black market so there is a connection there. >> are you punishing law-abiding citizens while letting the criminals continue with their criminal activity? >> no, certainly the perspective we've had from those part of the buyback, they see this as the right thing to do and australia, you know, they did results off the back of their
buyback scheme and so i look to them and see it was a positive experience for them and for us actually there is just no rational reason to have these in circulation. we didn't know how many we had. but in fact we've had 20,000 return for a small country of less than 5 million people, that's a big result for us. >> sometimes our president has been criticized for what is seen as divisive rhetoric in this country. how do you think it's viewed on the international stage? >> increasingly and i've made this statement about any of us, you know, even if you're from a smaller country like new zealand, you can be shot on to a platform depending on what's happening in your corner of the world. i point i've tried to make increasingly we are actually all amplified within each other's borders so nothing we say within our countries anymore is just limited to that. we all hear each other now and our people feel the effect of that. i don't say that to any one leader. it's a duty of care we all have
and in this borderless world now i think we need to be mindful that other countries hear it. kids hear it and our words, they have impact. >> one of the most talked about probably the most talked about moment at the u.n. has been the speech by greta thunberg, a 16-year-old challenging the leaders of the world. >> as she well should. >> do you think she made an impact? >> i do. >> do you think the world leaders heard her? >> well, i certainly did and i'd like to think that we had heard her sometime ago, but it was whether or not -- we're all in the room. we need to hear that generation and they don't want speeches. they do want to know we're taking it serious supply yes, we are. see more of our interview with jacinda ardern, visit our website at cbs.marketwatch.com. ahead, the newest member of the royal family makes a rare appearance to spend time with a
ta-nehisi coates says thomas jefferson's estate changed how he wrote his novel "the water dancer." we visited monticello with him to see how ittive spired the book. there's been comments that said i didn't come here to hear about the bad things thomas jeffersonson or the slaves he owned. why aren't you talking about the plants? >> how does he think the plants got there? i think, gayle, we are at a
point where that won't be a choice anymore. >> ahead, what ta-nehisi coates says. the title "water dancer" and what it means. you're watching "cbs this morning." we thank you for that. we'll be right back. you're watching "cbs this morning." we thank you for that. we'll be right back. of frequens can plummet you to extreme lows. (crying) lift you to intense highs. (muffled arguing) or, make you feel both at once. overwhelmed by bipolar i symptoms? ask about vraylar. some medications only treat the lows or the highs. vraylar effectively treats depression,
acute manic and mixed episodes of bipolar i. full-spectrum relief of all symptoms. with just one pill, once a day. elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis have an increased risk of death or stroke. call your doctor about unusual changes in behavior or suicidal thoughts. antidepressants can increase these in chiand yoadts. report fever, stiff muscles, or confusion, which may mean a life-threatening reaction, or uncontrollable muscle movements, may be permanent. side effects may not appear for several weeks. metabolic changes may occur. movement dysfunction, restlessness, sleepiness, stomach issues are common side effects. when bipolar i overwhelms, vraylar helps smooth the ups and downs. when bipolar i overwhelms, upbeat music♪ no cover-up spray here. cheaper aerosols can cover up odors in a flowery fog. but febreze air effects eliminates odors. with a 100% natural propellent. it leaves behind a pleasant scent you'll love. [ deep inhale] freshen up. don't cover up. febreze.
if ylittle thingsate tcan be a big deal., that's why there's otezla. otezla is not a cream. it's a pill that treats plaque psoriasis differently. with otezla, 75% clearer skin is achievable. don't use if you're allergic to otezla. it may cause severe diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting. otezla is associated with an increased risk of depression. tell your doctor if you have a history of depression or suicidal thoughts or if these feelings develop. some people taking otezla reported weight loss. your doctor should monitor your weight and may stop treatment. upper respiratory tract infection and headache may occur. tell your doctor about your medicines
and if you're pregnant or planning to be. otezla. show more of you. thiwith the world's firstdo, invisible trailer. invisible trailer? hop in. silverado offers an optional technology package with up to 15 different views- including one enhanced view that makes your trailer appear invisible. wow. that's pretty sweet. that's cool. where'd the trailer go?
ar ang theesrs t new york city fire department. the fdny swore in 301 new probationary firefighters at a ceremony yesterday. that included a record number of legacies whose fathers died protecting new yorkers. 13 of the new firefighters lost a parent during the 9/11 attacks. mola lenghi visited the fire academy and spoke with six of the brave recutes honoring a heroic legacy. [ sirens ] >> ever since i was little i always wanted to do this. >> reporter: for leonard and anthony regalia becoming firefighters has become a lifetime in the making. >> i've been trained by the best, be prepared for the worst. >> reporter: the brothers are part of fdny's newest graduating class but to them it's not just a job, it's a way of life. >> i really want to be like that. helping so many different
people. you know and fdny ran in the family. >> reporter: the regalias say their passion for helping others stems from their father, leonard j. regalia also a new york city firefighter just like manny mow hoch ka's dad. >> he was a superhero. >> reporter: it's a family legacy, a proud but painful one. >> september 11th this year was definitely different for me. >> how? >> it gave me a different outlook on it. now going to the training and understanding the job, it gives a little sense of clarity that i didn't have growing up. >> how old were you on 9/11. >> i was 10. >> i was 1. >> i was 7. >> i was 9. >> reporter: their father was a 33-year-old firefighter when he died. >> i remember the morning, that was the last time i saw him. he came in the room early morning and brought me tic tacs and then i went off to school. >> kidding were getting called home one by one. >> i kept asking my mom when my father was coming home.
she didn't have an answer. they never found him. the guys were stepping up and were always there, whatever we needed and it just continued for years. >> it's an honor to be a part of that now. you know, knowing people rely on us. >> reporter: thomas' father died in 2015 from cancer he developed while sifting through ground zero rubble. >> the books are written in blood and 9/11 being one of the biggest events to ever happen, it makes you think about it. especially all the guys that lost their father the day of. you know, it's serious stuffer. >> you know better than anyone the risks and dangers involved but choose to do it anyway. why? >> my father gave his life for this job and so many other people did and it's a very rewarding job. >> like my dad and being just like him certainly and definitely at least the dangers and risks we know of the job. >> some might feel bound but
these firefighters seem emboldened by theirs. what's it mean to wear in fdny. >> it means everything. these four letters hopefully will guide me through the rest of my life. >> all the legacies we spoke to say despite some nervous mom, byes, their families are 100% supportive of their decision to join the fdny. >> their fathers would be so proud. i got goose bumps watching them. >> the 9/11 legacy and them continuing the legacy. >> well done, mola lenghi. youngest member of britain's royal family made a rare appearance. ahead how his mom and dad, that would be meghan and harry took him to a high-profile in south africa. you're watching "cbs this morning." that looks like hard work. >> announcer: this morning's "pushing the limits" is sponsored by subaru. love, it's what makes subaru subaru. banjo?
(man) go home. (woman) banjo! sorry, it won't happen again. come on, let's go home. after 10 years, we've covered a lot of miles. good thing i got a subaru. (man) looks like you got out again, huh, banjo. (avo) love is out there. find it in a subaru crosstrek. woman: i'm here, and suddenly my migraine takes me somewhere else, where there's pain and nausea. but excedrin pulls me back in a way others don't. and it relieves my symptoms fast for real migraine relief. kohl's lowest prices of the season! and it relieves my symptoms fast prices so low - no coupons needed! levi's - 40 to 50% off... kids' tops - 60% off... kitchen electrics - $9.99! plus - get $5 kohl's cash for every $25 spent! it's the lowest prices of the season... at kohl's.
♪ on day three of prince harry and meghan's south african tour we finally saw the face of the third member of the royal family. remember when we first met archie, all we saw was his nose. archie came along when they sat down with one of south africa's heroes. desmond tutu. debora patta has more. >> reporter: it was a moment worth waiting for. an animated baby archie proudly carried in his mother's arms while a beaming prince harry looked on. archbishop desmond tutu known as the arch may seem seriously ill but seemed energized with his infectious laugh. roy the royal correspondent said this should not be underestimated. >> a man who has campaigned for
rights for most of his life so there's history in the making there and that's harry and meghan sending a powerful message with a lovely informal meeting but very significant. >> reporter: throughout that meeting his first official engagement as a member of the royal family. >> oh, you like the ladies. >> reporter: archie stole the show. for "cbs this morning," i'm debora patta in cape town, south africa. >> he is very wiggly. is it wishful thinking or did we see a little bit of auburn tippett to his hair? >> i would like to see -- >> harry with a baby carrier. >> who is carrying the diaper bag? >> harry's got it. ahead we'll talk with academy award winner walton goggins star of "the unicorns" and has a great show on hbo. he does two things. local news is coming up next. you're watching "cbs this morning."
this is the kpix morning news update . good morning. it is 8:25. i am michelle griego. firefighters are battling a fire. it first broke out after 3:00 this morning and officials say it was caused by someone cutting into two power poles with a saw. pg&e made the call to shut everything off last night due to high fire danger. it could take up to 12 hours to fully restore power. the man accused of opening fire on the san jose campus will be in court. no one was hurt in the shooting but it left a the building with broken
also, backed up. a triple effect on the 580. once you get on the upper deck, it is a little bit better. the drive times right now, 48 minutes on that you sure. you might skip the roadways and use mass transit. we have an air quality alert for the second day in a row. south-central bay and santa clara valley, moderate air quality for the rest of the day. we will see that with offshore flow. a heat advisory for most of the bay area.unl 11 a clock a.m.. mid 90s in san jose, low 90s and upper 80s for san francisco. much cooler for all of us. temperatures later on this week
welcome ba welcome back to "cbs this morning." what is this? my my my -- >> my carona -- >> that's what i was like what is it? time to bring you stories we call talk of the table. >> i'm glad we cleared that up. >> i know. what's the name of the song. okay. this is where we pick a story every day we like and share with each other and all of you. tony, you're going first. >> this is important for both of you. you will want to listen. >> we're listening. >> read it off the screen, technical, science involved. if you need motivation to exercise you can apparently buy that motivation in a bottle. adidas launched a fragrance collection they say is designed to increase your desire to exercise. >> please, tony. >> that would be a miracle. >> yes, that would be.
>> doesn't smell like a locker room. >> what's the name of it? >> strike charge unleash and uplift. these scents allegedly activate an emotional center of the brain and nervous system to enhance performance. a past study does suggest fragrances can impact mood, stress, and aroma therapy can trigger memory. >> what motivates me a cheeseburger i want to eat. if i workout i can get it. i don't want to criticize anybody's business model but i find that interesting. >> i would love to see the underlying research. >> there you go. >> if it works i want it. i somehow doubt it. my story is what happened if you found a rare masterpiece above your hot plate and discovered it might be worth about $6 million? that's happened in italy. a painting by an italian artist will be auctioned off next month.
religious icon but the painting could fetch more than $6 million. an auctioneer caught sight and said you should have that appraised it was painted by an italian master. only 8 by 11 inches but part of a painting that included eight scenes from the passion of christ. >> i love that. hope she's not attached to it. $6 million could make you lose the attachment. >> i don't have anything like that over my stove. a picture of my daughter -- >> check when i get home. >> the lesson we don't know what's hangingen our walls. >> i don't know. i'll take a look around. i don't see nothing in the kitchen this morning. >> mine about ellen degeneres and what she did for a 5-year-old fan of singer lenny kravitz. huge surprise playing a lenny kravitz's song and look what happened to him.
♪ ♪ [ applause ] >> that you guys is little justin l.j. wilson playing the drums -- >> the little voice, he goes, lenny, so good to see you. he has such a little boy voice. lenny. so good to see you. he's been playing since before he was 2 years old. >> what's up? you are amazing. >> he already has an album out called "l.j.'s world." once performed at the golden state warriors. >> this is what ellen does, she likes making people happy. big spiderman fan and after that moment she rolled out the spiderman memorabilia and he went crazy again. special mommy hug to ellen and we're so happy and lenny too. >> i love how he didn't stop drumming. >> didn't recognize him at first and when he saw him. maybe you all have that at some
point today too yes. >> were you watching on monday, i hope, because oprah was here and revealed her newest pick for oprah's book club first on "cbs this morning." we like when that happens it's called the "water dancers" a fiction debut from the critically acclaimed author tanehisi coats. he has won a national book award and grant for his nonfiction work and his first novel so we met him on thomas jefferson's estate monticello where he found inspiration for his very first novel. ♪ >> it occurred to me then that even my own intelligence was unexceptional for you could not set eyes anywhere on and not see the genius in its makers. genius in the hands that carved out the columns of the portico. >> it took tanehisi coates ten years to imagine the world of enslaved people in "the water
dancer." the book tells the story of hiram walker a gifted man born in bondage. >> the title, what does that mean? >> there were insulated africans who leapt into the water when they were being brought over to america. people would talk about how, you know, these folks when they leaped they almost seemed to dance on the waves. >> water plays a key role in this book. >> it does. >> several times. >> what hiram has is memory a need to not forget and remembered what happened and the great power he can pull from that. >> i feel this is one of the few books, tanehisi, that touches on the humanity and the emotion of slavery. you know, in most cases it's painted with a monolithic brush. we don't normally have individual stories. >> right. i wanted to bring that into the fictional realm and center the emotions and feelings of the people. >> for his first novel he based the story in lockless, a
fictional plantation inspired by monticello. >> slave labor put this house together. >> reporter: it's the home of president thomas jefferson a founding father himself enslaved over 600 people. >> this is history. history is dirty. >> history is dirty. >> history is dirty. >> what impact did being here in monticello, because you came here. >> i did. >> in the course of researching for this book. had how did it help you with the story? >> i was at a place in writing where i had written a draft and it wasn't a good draft. >> says who? >> says me and my >> it just -- >> so to bring his story to life coates came to this excavation site. >> is this the imprint of a house. >> yes. >> archeologists unearthed the home of an enslaved family and artifacts they used. >> what was missing before you came here the before and after what was missing? >> i think they had no heart.
and the characters the enslaved people weren't people. you have to get the small details of their life you know what i mean. you have to again, get them playing marbles, them playing the instruments and all of that little small stuff. you have to get their humor. >> you know what i call that humanity. >> exactly. >> so what do you envision and what do you see when you look at this? >> even like the natural sounds we hear right now, like the you ow, looking at the shadows and the way the light, you know, comes between the trees, like little things like that. after i left here, i had it, i was buzzing and when i sat down it went out of my fingers on to the page. >> you said that you're good at two things, writing and driving. >> yeah. >> and that if your writing career hadn't worked out you would have been a taxi driver. >> i would have, yeah. i wanted to. >> why? >> because i wasn't making it. i had gotten what, fired from this alternative paper if
philly, fired from the village voice, i had gotten laid off from "time" magazine all in a period of five years. >> you must have been discouraged, fired three times. >> i just didn't think i could make a career at it. whatever it took to make a career in writing -- i ended up being at the atlantic ten years. for the first two years this is how it ends, just waiting, kid, you really ain't got it. >> what turned for you that you're not driving a cab or uber or lyft today. >> my wife wasn't hearing that. you need good people in your life. i'm lucky that i live with a really, really good and wise person. >> do you have any other fiction books in there? >> i have a ton. i have a ton. i got to figure out how to get them out but i have mane. >> are they all in this genre? >> no, but today i was talking to one of the historians here and, you know, i was thinking,
what if it's my job just to tell the story of the enslaved, what if that's everything i write from here on? >> would you be satisfied with that? >> i think so. there's so much. you have to remember that the period of the enslavement is 250 years in this country and until recently the story has only been told by people who had a vested interest in shading it a certain way and really erasing the stories of the enslaved. that's a tragedy. but if you're a storyteller, well that's the most beautiful thing in the world because there's a wealth of information that people have now to explore and just beginning to dig in to. >> i love talking to him. he had a moment when the book "the underground" was released, now the story has been told. then thought to himself, when somebody does a western nobody says there's no more western stories to tell. tanehisi's book is number one on amazon and apple already and a
famous arthur said this, i've been wondering who might fill the intellectual void that plagued me after james baldwin died. clearly it's tanehisi coates, the person who said that is tony morrison. >> wow. amazing. s. >> and you walk around the woods too. >> after walt goggins -- >> whatever do you mean, with at his new role as a single dad in "the without the letters a, b and o,
the only thing better than playing a hero in the movies, is being a hero in real life. like the 50,000 veterans who returned from iraq and afghanistan with devastating injuries. they are true heroes. and they're why i'm proud to support paralyzed veterans of america. they make sure veterans with spinal cord injuries get the care and support they need at no cost to them. to learn more, visit pva.org. that's p-v-a dot org. staying through graduation's even harder. so at communities in schools, we do just what our name says. our staff brings a community of resources to meet each student's needs right in their school. doing whatever it takes to keep kids focused, so they see what we see.
a bright future. join in at communities in schools dot org goggins has played more than 70- >> nice lead, what a man -- ♪ >> what a man. including the righteous gemstones and "the shield." his acting career spans around 30 years overall. now goggins is starring in a new cbs sitcom called "the "the un" he plays wade, he's a father and widower who is getting back into dating with a little help from his friends. >> you are a unicorn. >> i'm a what? >> a unicorn. you know, that elusive creature that all single women are looking for. see, most of the men on these dating sites are having mid-life crises, getting divorced, they're buying porsches, hooking up with 25-year-olds. >> you are a devoted father. you are a devoted husband.
and not for nothing, you haven't had sex with anybody besides jill in like 20 years. you're factory fresh, buddy. >> technically he's certified preowned. >> why you got to put your own spin on everything? >> that's life for you. wallon goggins -- walton goggins. what a man indeed. i have to say that the premise for the show would not immediately strike one as fodder for comedy. the guy's wife passes away. he's living in the aftermath of that. >> that's right. yeah. >> but you say this is kind of the life on the other side of tragedy. >> yeah, his wife passed away, and he has two daughters. and -- yeah, like at first glance, it wouldn't be funny. but pain and joy are infused with absurdity. and that's -- that's what life is. life is funny in those moments. and this is a story about his community kind of coming together to help him learn how to live again. >> yeah. the dating world has changed a lot since wade was last in it. how does he adapt? >> yeah. it's like being dropped off on
mars, to be quite honest with you. >> yeah. >> exactly right. and it's a show about dating. really it's about -- >> so much more than dating. >> yeah. about learning how to live again. it's about community, and it's about kindness, and it's earnest and from the heart. it's absurd, and the comedy is born out of all of these situations, you know. i think for us as people, the thing that unifies us is struggle. we all go through difficult times, whether you get divorced, lost a job, have an age could parent, we've to adapt to changing situations. >> how doing figure out -- what did you learn about online dating that you didn't know before? having to make this leap through your character? >> and weren't you glad you're not out there? >> i know. >> men at the table, aren't you glad you're not out there dating? >> the biggest takeaway was how exhausting it is. even filling out a profile, i would have to take a nap. yeah. i don't know -- i was talking to
someone about it last night. and i said, what do you -- what do you -- what are you looking for? what do you really, really want? like is it commitment? like what is it? and they said, you know, i don't know that we've really figured that out yet, you know. for this generation and like what they're kind of getting from dating kind of on line. >> i want a sense of humor, kind, intelligent. were you asking me? >> absolutely. yeah. yeah. yeah. >> this is the thing about you, walton, that i think is so interesting -- because you play such a variety of roles, i know it's called acting. but that you also at the same time while you're shooting this, you were shooting a role for hbo. >> yeah. >> which has taken off and is huge. talk about that. >> well, i -- it's interesting. >> "the real gemstones." >> the opportunities i've been given over the course of my career have more often than not been able to kind of hide behind something, you know. and "the righteous gemstones," i'm playing a 70-year-old man. "the unicorn" is me. >> how so?
>> like, that's the relationship that i have with my son. withyife and with our group of friends. what these people go through and the show is -- like what i go through kind of getting out of the house like every single morning. >> you left the south and came here with -- came to california about $300 in your pocket and said i'm going to do what? >> $300 and an accent. >> that's right. >> that's right. yeah, you know, i only ever wanted to see the world. that was the most important thing for me. and while i did come to los angeles, in a way to become an actor, it was really about understanding people. and listening to stories. i've always loved hearing people's stories. and it worked out for me. >> does the southern accent ever slip out again? >> oh, yeah. it comes out right now. any time i need it. >> congrats. >> congrats, walton. thank you so much. >> thank you so much for having me. >> very funny. >> "the unicorn" premieres tomorrow, 8:30, 7:30 central on cbs. how a teacher stepped up to
with the world's first invisible trailer. invisible trailer? hop in. silverado offers an optional technology package with up to 15 different views- including one enhanced view that makes your trailer appear invisible. wow. that's pretty sweet. that's cool. where'd the trailer go? or, get a total value of ninety seven sixty on this silverado all star without optional tech package or enhanced invisible view. find new roads at your local chevy dealer.
a kentucky teacher went out of his way to make sure student could a kentucky teacher went out of his way to make sure every student got a chance to. since the trip required a hike, she could not go but a teacher strapped her on his back and carried her in 90 degree heat. ryan's mom says she had a blast. deal, and he would have done the same for any of
they took $12.8 billion from big tobacco. juul marketed mango, mint, and menthol flavors, addicting kids to nicotine. five million kids now using e-cigarettes. the fda said juul ignored the law with misleading health claims. now juul is pushing prop c, to overturn san francisco's e-cigarette protections. say no to juul, no to big tobacco, no to prop c.
this is a kpix news update. good morning! it is 8:55. i am michelle griego. firefighters are battling a fire that first broke out after 3:00 this morning. officials say it was caused by someone trying to cut into two power poles with a saw. sonoma and napa counties are without power right now. pg&e shutting everything off due to fire danger. it could take up to 12 hours to fully restore power. the city voting unanimously to block large vehicles. news updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms including our website, kpix.com .
6 months, 6 push-ups. ready,up.. down. down. uh-uh. that's one. up. that's two. inhale. down. get down. get down. good morning. we set up a look at mass transit. we are dealing with some cable car delays due to a protest at the intersection of california and kearny. bart dealing with a 10 minute delay on the embarcadero line as you work your way into the city. again, a 10 minute delay. your freeways are pretty typical for this time of the day. westbound 80 around savant a,
that accident. brake lights continue at the bay bridge. no delays across the city. westbound side, 80. the heat advisory is in effect for today. the second day in a row. we have a high fire danger, this morning. the heat advisory and most of the area due to dangerously hot conditions and offshore winds. we are talking about that alert, once again, today. a high fire danger as we go through the rest of the morning until 11 a clock a.m. . let's check out our temperatures as we are heading through the day. record-breaking highs this afternoon, triple digits from nevermore to stair field. mid 90s at san jose. low 90s for oakland. much cooler starting tomorrow through the weekend.
wayne: i just had chocolate! - i love it. jonathan: it's a trip to spain! breaking news! wayne: i like to party! you got the big deal! - yeah! wayne: go get your car. - so ready, wayne. wayne: cbs daytime, baby. - on "let's make a deal"! whooo! jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady! wayne: hey, america. welcome to "let's make a deal." this is our season 11-- i love those words-- season 11 premiere week. and what are we going to do with it? oh, i don't know-- trips, being fantastic, triptastic. we have golden tickets, yes. we have golden tickets in today's deals. and if you find a golden ticket in your deal today, and i'm talking to y'all, then they'll be entered into our triptastic game at the very end of the show.