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captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations >> osgood: good morning i'm charles osgood this is "sunday morning." the spirit that built america could be boiled down to two words they would be "can do" that can do spirit that settled the west, forged our industries. that same can do spirit that drives small army of speakers who travel the country saying, you can do it. tracy smith will be reporting
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our cover story. >> you blink and time can go just like that. >> want to hear the secret to health, happiness, success? americans spend billions every year for a verbal kick in the pants. do you think that a speech can change someone's life? >> oh, sure. >> one speech? >> absolutely. >> ahead this sunday morning, the power and the profit of the pep talk. >> osgood: katey sagal has played two versions of motherhood on television. lee cowan tracked her down for some questions and answers. >> how could anyone forget peg bundy on "married with children." >> why don't you ever rock me, al? >> certainly isn't funny in her current role. the matriarch of deadly
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motorcycle gang. in between the light and dark turns out there's music. the many sides of katey sagal. ahead on "sunday morning." >> osgood: uga is a college football star. martha teichner has seen him in action. >> meet uga 9. the university of georgia's mascot. >> when he starts seeing his bag and box rattle around he can hear his car open. >> his car? >> he has his own car. >> ahead this "sunday morning," uga who gives new meaning to the concept of being treated like a dog. >> osgood: with our anthony
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mason. >> he may be a super hero on screen, but acting didn't seem to run in mark ruffalo's genes. >> my aunt was a hairdresser, my brother was a hairdresser, my sister is a hairdresser. >> what happened to you? >> i was way off the track. >> the oscar nominated actor has a new role at olympic wrestler. we go to the mat with mark ruffalo later on "sunday morning." >> osgood: rita braver visits ann roth. steve hartman watches his former football player take on whole new field. we'll show you photos finding common ground between country and suburb. plus david edelstein and more. first here are the headlines of this sunday morning the 16th of november, 2014. another american, aid worker peter cast significant has
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reportly been beheaded by isis militants. >> a graphic new video proceed reportedly shows the militant seen in other execution videos claiming to have beheaded peter cast significant who changed his name is abdul raw man while in captivity. >> this is peter edward cast significant a u.s. citizen. >> the 26-year-old aid worker was captured in syria over a year ago. a former army ranger who served in iraq kassig showed him helping the wounded providing medical training. his parents are from indiana and his mother, paula kassig pleaded for isis to spare her son. >> we implore those holding you to show mercy. use their power to let you go. >> the new video shows what appears to be the mass beheading of over a dozen syrian soldiers.
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unlike previous execution videos this one did not show kassig alive before the alleged beheading. national security council trying to determine the authenticity of the video. if true the united states says it's appalled by the brutal murder of an innocent american aid worker. for "sunday morning," i'm charlie d'agata. >> osgood: a suffer gone infected with ebola is in extremely critical condition. a plane carrying dr. martin salia landed in omaha yesterday. he's 44 was working in sierra leone. president obama on his way from the g-20 summit. the president and other leaders took vladimir putin to task for supporting ukraine's separatest militarily. a new round of open enrollment under the health care law is now underway. it runs through february 15th.
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interview with national public radio scott simon, bellicose derefused comment on allegations that he sexually assault several women in past decades. the polar plunge goes on. serious winter like conditions are being felt in many states. thunderstorms are expected in the southeast. in the week ahead still very cold in the plains and beyond. pleasant in the pacific northwest. >> they were this color and this color and this color. >> ahead, costumes by ann roth. you make lemonade. >> no. every time i squirt life in the eye with the lemon.
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>> osgood: can do. two words that can move mountains or fill auditoriums with people eager to be motivated. our cover story is reported now by tracy smith. >> just about everybody here is standing, this is awesome. give yourselves a high five. >> maybe you can't buy success or happiness. >> you blink and time can go just like that. am i right? >> but there are plenty of people willing to help you find both. >> if you want to go fast, go alone. if you want to go far, go
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together. >> we found one of the biggest names in motivational speaking last month in pasadena, california. at a self help seminar called, appropriately enough, "i can do it." >> please welcome the father of motivation, dr. wayne dyer. >> wayne dyer is speaking what bruise springsteen is to music. >> one of my favorite speakers. how many times have you seen him. >> 1, 14, 15 times. >> have you ever seen him in person before? >> no. but every time i see him on pbs i start crying. i'm supposed to see him. maybe today is the day. >> we find ourselves giving up on our magnificence. >> basic message is simple. think good thoughts and good things will surely follow. >> last five minutes of your day and put your attention on everything that you would like to attract in to your life. i am well. i am healed.
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i am abundant. i am happy. say those things to yourself then you'll marinate for eight hours you'll awaken and you'll begin to attract the things that are in your subconscious. >> it works. >> absolutely. >> you've seen it work. >> i've seen it work with myself. >> we've been programmed from the time that we were very, very little about what we can't do, what isn't possible. >> dyer's own story is motivating in itself. he rose from an orphanage to become one of the best selling authors ever. but while his message is unique, he has plenty of company on the speaking circuit. according to the national speakers association more than 40,000 paid speakers in the u.s. and roughly a third around 13,000, work primarily as motivational kind. it's something that could happen only in america, says author jonathan black. is there something about americans that makes us more
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receptive to these motivational messages? >> there is. we have to improve ourselves at the same time americans are constantly disgruntled, always want something better. we want a better husband or wife or job or money or house. we can do better and we don't really like the way things are. >> that said, people have always liked a good speech, from a funeral to patrick henry's call to arms. >> americans love a winner. and will not tolerate a loser. >> don't misunderstand this -- back in the 1970s salesman turned motivator zig zig already was chaining lives. >> kids all over america today, now is the best time you'll ever have in life to get ahead. >> and by the '80s a tony robbins' seminar might include a
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speech. >> the order in sequence will determine your success or failure. >> but a walk over hot coals. >> the best time to be a speaker could be right now. >> the business is very healthy will end up with our best year ever. >> best year ever. >> brian palmer who runs the chicago based national speakers bureau says he sees 15 new speakers a week and turns most of them down. >> my name is matt foley and i am a motivational speaker. >> just like chris farley classic snl sketch, not everyone who thinks they can motivate. >> that you're not going to amount to squat. >> there are a lot of people that want to speak because i don't want to book them. >> really? >> i've hurt some feelings but i'm not there to make somebody's
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career. i'm there to make judgments, who's good, who is very good and who is excellent. >> to help sort them out he uses a trick, his dad picked up from phyllis diller. >> you know when your favorite drink is metamucil. >> measure the time between the big laughs in her act, the goal was at least one every few minutes. turns out it's a good rule of thumb for motivational speakers, too. >> you literally sit there with a watch and time how often they get somebody to laugh or some sort of emotionally sons from their audience. >> old saying, you have to be funny to be a public speaker, the answer is, no. unless i want to get paid. >> palmer says his agency's average booking around $20,000 a speech. >> it was life changing. >> what is more, 80% of motivational speakers now sell
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something besides their pep talk. but merchandise is only the beginning. >> your imphee feck shuns that make you. >> 312-year-old josh shipp turned very rough childhood and talent for talking in to a kiir. he would amuse his fellow students. today he delivers a targeted message of hope over adversity and get five-figure check every time he takes the stage. >> let me guess motivator, you make lemonade? no. every time life hands me lemon i squirt life in the eye with lemons. >> how much of your income comes from speaking? >> five years ago, 99%. today, 10%. what is going on i'm josh josh p founder of youth speaker university. >> shipp started the youth speaker university. a for-profit school for the growing number of people who think they have what it takes to
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motivate. >> to me there is sort of that undefineable "it" factor. that what i look for, what i'm mentoring speakers. there's something that they have to get on their soap box about. give me that person, i can eventually turn you in to a successful speaker. >> successful speaker meaning -- get paid for it. success is not going to be easy, free, or overnight. >> can you give me an idea of your overall worth? >> i mean, certainly my cash net worth would be in the seven figures. >> how much of that comes from -- >> i'm in my early 30s. >> speaking is a good gig. >> yes. >> i am 74 years old. and i have sex almost every day. almost on monday, almost on tuesday, almost on wednesday.
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>> bottom line, talk isn't always cheap. nor does it need to be. as long as there are people motivated to buy it. what with do you say to folks say this is a bunch of baloney. >> you're probably right. if you really believe, it's like the famous quote of henry ford, whether you believe you can't or whether you believe you can either way you're correct. if you believe it's baloney, then you're probably attracting a lot of baloney in to your life. >> you've been talking about this for a long time and other people have been talking about this for a long time. is it so self evident, and works so well why are people so hungry for this message? why do people need motivational speeches. >> because you don't have to be sick to get better. >> the vacuum tube makes it possible to transmit sound. >> osgood: next -- go with the glow.
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>> vacuum tube makes it possible to transmit sound whether by radio, loud speaker system or motion picture projector. >> osgood: now, a page from our "sunday morning" almanac. november 16, 1904. 10 years ago today. heard around the world. that was the day british inventor john ambrose fleming
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patented the thermionic valve, in other words known as vacuum tube. >> science that applies these tubes to the service of man. >> the way vacuum tubes serve most americans was inside their radios. it was frequently like a piece of furniture in the center of the room. and filled with vacuum tubes. and after world war ii came even bigger vacuum tube. the cathode ray tube which provided pictures of generation of television sets. today of course transistors and chips in flat screens have broadly replaced old fashioned tubes. but still glows warmly in many a memory. >> osgood: coming up.
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>> osgood: costumes by, is a credit that many movie goers fail to look. not the stars they know better. costume designers help them to become the characters they play. for years ann roth has been one of the best. as rita braver will now show us. >> that's the oscar. that's the tony. >> we've seen her work in more than a hundred films. and dozens of broadway shows. she's dressed he everyone from robin williams to matt damon, to meryl streep. ann roth is considered one of top costume designers she prefers that you don't pay much attention to her or her work. what's the best thing someone could say about costumes that you've designed. >> it depends. if it's an audience member they just love the show.
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that's good for me. >> at 7:30 in the morning. >> actors like glenn close count on ross to create the perfect costume just look at the detail on this robe worn by the upper class country club type close plays in a new broadway production of edward albee's "a delicate balance." >> when you see the first outfit that he -- >> he seems a little bit goofy. >> my father dressed like that. >> what were you going for? >> well, a guy who is comfortable at 65 years old. probably. living where he does with his own club and own gang. and nobody's ever said those are
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goofy pants to him. he likes them. >> she's formidable. the conversations in the fitting room with ann, the first times the character has all come together. >> now you have quite a history. >> yes. >> when was the first time she did a costume for you? >> about eight years old, seven or eight. i was mustard seed in "a mid summer night's dream." >> a glenn close and ann roth all worked together on 1982 film "the world according to garp" where roth dressed lithgow as a transgender -- >> i had a great pair of hands. >> she had to build my body. the hips and the breasts and she said, i thought, aren't these awfully big breasts? she said i'm thinking julia child.
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>> at age 83, roth is known for getting it right. her new york studio is filled with posters, drawings and costumes from productions like "the book of mormon" what started out as assistant to the 1950s, then she was full-fledged costume designer, on major film like? midnight cowboy" she created signature looks for john voight and dustin hoffman, but brenda didn't want to do her nude scene. >> i bought this red fox coat for 200 bucks. i told brenda not to worry that she wouldn't have to lie their naked. how could you not fall in love with a naked girl in a fur coat. >> the director gave ann roth her way. >> talk about your reputation for a minute.
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>> all by yourself you'll be talking about it. >> people use words like, formidable. >> that's nice. that means susie. would you say it's nice? >> how do you see yourself? >> i think i'm darling. i would say that i am very, very kind and understanding with actors. when they take their clothes off in the fitting room they are at the most vulnerable anybody could possibly be. >> actors just tend to adore her. she's on their side. >> roth spends much of her time far from hollywood and broadway. we are in pennsylvania. eastern pennsylvania. >> it's here that she and her late husband raised their daughter. and where roth keeps her vast research library, huge volumes just for the military uniforms
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in the civil war epic "cold mountain." >> where the jackets were made. where the wool was woven, where the wool was dyed. >> why did you need to know that? >> because you do. you just can't not know it. >> as archive of her sketches shows, every detail matters to roth. she convinced nicole kidman to wear a prosthetic nose to look more like writer virginia woolf in "the hours." >> without the nose she was adorable person from australia. >> what does it say that she's willing to do that? >> should is an a o actress who would do just anything to find a character. she is good. she's really good. >> there is of course a shelf of awards. oscar for the english patient in 1997. roth won a tony in 2013 starring
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nathan lane who had the gal to turn down suggestion that he wear a corset during the show. >> he is a treasure. he's a national treasure. but he is not a piece of cake. i'll say that. in the fitting room, oh, god. >> these days roth has more work than she can handle. a new film for meryl streep and three, that's right, three new shows running on broadway. but ann roth has no interest in resting on her laurels. this career that you have had. >> well, i want something overwhelming. something to knock you out. something new. >> you just know she's going to get it. >> how long did you bartend for?
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>> still to cool. bottoms up with mark ruffalo. and game day for uga.
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>> you got a night job? >> no, i only got one of those it's called getting in bed with you. >> well then, you've been missing work. >> "sunday morning" on cbs here again is charles osgood. >> osgood: kathy sagal got lots of laughs on "married with children" as her current show clearly demonstrates. lee cowan has the story. >> one more time, please. >> it's tv mothers go, katey sagal is hardly the june cleaver type. on the biker series "sons of anarchy" on fx her morally in spins sometimes take the shape of a closed fist. >> and you don't get to come at me. >> she wears tight clothes and big boots and lots of jewelry
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and tattoos that aren't mine. she's a badass. >> sagal plays gemma teller morrow the matriarch of drug smuggling motorcycle gang. >> i had a passionate conversation with her. >> the whole thing is shakespearian. calls it hamlet on hard. >> locked up real tight. nothing gets in the way of me taking care of my family. especially my conscience. >> usually at this point you're a mom, a grand mom, maybe a judge, you're a lawyer. >> now on cover of biker magazine. >> i'm a biker babe. i have a whole new audience, actually. >> new audience, perhaps.
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♪ but as actress sagal pushes the boundary of motherhood. >> why don't you ever rock me, al? >> no more so than tacky, orange haired peg bundy on "married with children." >> can't we just be friends? >> no. i don't like you. i just want to have sex with you. >> she was just like an over sexed -- >> that's what you turned her in to. >> kind of, yeah. it wasn't infectional. >> for some it was a bit too much. >> exploit women. stereotype the poor people. >> especially anti-obscenity activist terry rakolta who ran nationwide boycott to get it off
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the air. >> we don't believe in sensor ship just change the channel. if don't like it turn it off. she got us on the front page of the "new york times" by trying to take us off the air which completely sent our ratings over the top and every year we would send her flowers. >> would you, really? >> oh, yeah. >> her bold choices certainly made her a famous actress. actually wanted to be famous for something else. for as long as katey sagal can remember -- it's always been about the music. ♪ she's recorded three albums so far, the latest called "covered." >> people that don't know you really well always seem surprised when they find out about your musical background. >> can you believe that? >> katey sagal was born in to an
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entertainment family in los angeles. her mother was a singer, her forboris directed some of the iconic shows "the "twilight zone" and "colombo" but acting wasn't for his daughter. >> i remember going to a casting agent they said, i would never work in television. they said to me, you're not tv type. and i thought, that's okay, great, why really want to be tv type. >> she pursued her music forming bands and going on the road. >> i had period of time where i actually played down at venice beach with my open guitar case. >> did you, really? >> make a lot of money? >> i'm sure i can't. but probably enough. >> but she was getting attention. soon she was singing back up for none other than bette midler. sagal was one of midler's famous
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us singers and it that james, tanya tucker and bob dylan for awhile. >> i rehearsed for him almost two months. i'm sure i was doing a terrible job. >> he would take me out to dinner. he liked me. >> others liked her, too. she stood out on stage. and caught talent agent's eye. >> that nasty bitter man who writes the cool i'm. >> yes, i am. >> before sagal knew it she was cast opposite mary tyler moore in "mary." >> cigarette? >> no, i don't smoke. >> you might as well you're going to die sitting across from me. >> even then she considered acting more of a side job. on weekends, she and her band were busy playing gigs along hollywood's sunset boulevard.
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>> it was the life she wants, but a lifestyle that took its toll. >> definitely promoted some bad behavior. and being sort of the personality type i am that bad behavior led to more bad behavior. >> drugs and alcohol make constant companions. soon, her music was fading. >> i think i crashed it down. i think i burned it down a little bit. my potential at that time of my life. >> how bad did it get? >> it got pretty bad. got bad enough that i realized that i had serious problem. >> right over here. >> she's been sober now for 28 years. it was in recovery where her life really turned around. now husband, kurt sutter also in recovery, asked her out for breakfast. >> she brought her sponsor with her. then at some point in the --
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during the breakfast she gave the sponsor the nod like, it's okay, he's not a psychopath. >> it all worked out. they're now happy blended family. and work companion. kurt is the creator of "sons of anarchy." and he wrote the role of gemma specifically for his wife. >> i'm not the same girl i was ten years ago. >> i am. >> but even though she's earned a golden globe for her performances -- still thinks that her heart is in music. >> she's the happiest i think on stage when she's singing. ♪ just got a different energy up there. she's like a kid. she just digs it. >> she gets the chance to perform on stage.
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she does indeed seem right at home. >> there's nothing better than playing music. to me, it's something very centering, just such a great gift. she says she has no regrets, acting has given her a pretty great life. but more often than not while her husband is downstairs crafting her next scene, she's upstairs finding her peace at the piano. >> osgood: next, the postcard from 300 million miles away.
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>> osgood: it happened this past week. the greatest show off earth the philae lander set down on a comet more than 00 million miles from earth on wednesday culmination of ten-year mission by the space agency. its landing was far from perfect. in fact lander bounced twice before setting down in the shadow blocking light from philae's rechargeable collar panels which is why on friday controllers attempted to rotate
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>> osgood: season after season uga is one of look's most valuable players. well not a football player
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exactly he's often in the dog house. but a key part of the team all the same as martha teichner will show you. ♪ >> by the time the university of georgia scored its first touchdown against tennessee, more than 92,000 people were there, but uga was calm, that is uga as in uga, university of georgia. air conditioned house on the field, snuggled up to a bag of ice, as if he knew georgia would win. so uga just named by "usa today" the best mascot in college football was content to pose for pictures with his fans, something he does a great deal
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of on game day. >> we come to see uga every day. >> if i can, yes. >> with this particular dog's back story, let's rewind to game day minus two. you sound like your -- we find ourselves on home turf, so to speak, savannah, georgia,. >> this is your shrine for the various ugas. >> well, we don't call a shrine, other people do. this is significant because it shows the retirement of uga one at the stadium. when they said he's going to retire the whole stand started yelling "damn good dog." >> in 1956sonny had just gotten married, they gave the couple a white english bulldog puppy as a wedding present. >> we took him to the fraternity house before the first home
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game. she made a shirt for him to wear out of a child's t-shirt. and sewed a "g" on the front made from felt. we took him over there never intended to take him to the game, but after several iced teas, you know how that goes. take him to the game. take him to the game. >> next thing, the dog was asked to be georgia's mascot. >> we named him uga, we're now an uga nine. >> for 58 years the family considered it honor to share unpaid their family pets with the university. sonny's son charles is uga's nine. >> i was born in to uga one. grew up with the dogs. lot of people say uga is my brother. >> i'm trying to look for a family resemblance there. how many dogs are famous enough to have a wikipedia entry.
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uga three presided over a national championship in 1980. in 1982, uga four in black tie shared the limelight when one time georgia star herschel walker won the trophy. uga five was on "sports illustrated." >> not at all. >> then became a movie star playing uga four in the clint eastwood film of the best seller "midnight in the gart enof good and evil." >> whatever we do in our lifes either of us will be as famous as uga. >> kevin spacey was a dealer. a noted trial attorney in savannah got him off. in the movie he played the judge. >> ladies and gentlemen, this trial -- >> these days sonny is semi
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retired. but he's still uga's lawyer managing his image. uga wears what georgia players wear. his jerseys are made from fabric supplied by nike. all of the dogs have been related. each one inheriting a lifestyle that's good. he's got his own room in charles seiler's house. >> when he starts seeing his bag come out of the closet and box rattle around he can hear his car open -- >> his car? >> he has his own car. >> uga has his own car. >> he does. >> it's university of georgia red. >> the dog also has a official georgia license. we've got it blocked out to uga 25. >> that's smart. >> bulldogs don't do well in heat. the car is specially engineered
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so the air conditioner can run full blast all the time. and uga can ride in 60 degree comfort for the four hour ride from savannah to athens for home games. he knows he's close when he sees himself coming and going. when uga arrives at the hotel of the university georgia campus he's greeted like a rock star as he makes his way to the uga suite. before a game, uga always gets a bath, oatmeal shampoo, baby shampoo on his face. and what a face. do you have your game face on? on game day when the georgia players arrive at the field, it's called the dog walk. but uga rides.
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sonny's daughter, a professional publicist handles his pr. >> uga has a lawyer, a publicist, uga has an agent/handler. it takes a village to raise a bulldog. >> i suppose there are people who are going to see this and say, man, is that silly. >> this whole mascot idea has any of this stuff kind of struck you as being funny? >> never has struck me that way. >> it's not the slightest bit preposterous. >> georgia take its mascots very seriously. he's interred alongside the football field, his epitaph a fitting tribute. to a dog who has given full
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credit for the team's successes but has never blamed for its losses. you know the old saying about living the life of reilly. forget about reilly. he's got nothing on uga. >> osgood: next, jason brown's field of dreams.
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>> osgood: a former player who started his very own routine. here is steve hartman. >> at one point no. 60, jason brown was one of the best centers in the nfl. at one point he had a five-year, $37 million contract with the st. louis rams. at one point he decided it was all meaningless. and just walked away from
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football. >> my agent, he told me, he said you're making the biggest mistake of your life. and i looked right back at him i said, no, i'm not. no, i'm not. >> what could possibly trump the nfl? you wouldn't believe. jason brown quit football to be a plain old farmer. even though he never farmed a day in his life. >> how did you learn to do what you're doing. >> get on the internet. watch youtube videos. >> you learned how to testimony from youtube. >> thanks to youtube and good advice from other farmer here in lewisburg, north carolina, last week jason finished harvesting his first five acre plot of sweet potatoes. >> when you see them pop out of the ground, it's the most beautiful thing that you could ever see. >> he says he has never felt more successful. >> in god's eyes.
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god cares about the nfl, i see people praying to him. >> lot of people playing out there. when i think about a life of greatness, i think about a life of service. >> which is here? >> which is here, yes. >> his plan for this farm which he calls first farm, donate first fruits of every harvest to food pantries. today, it's all five acres, 100,000 pounds of sweet potatoes. >> it's unusual for a grower to grow a plot just to give away. >> rebecca page organizes food donation. >> that's what jason has done. he's planning to do more next year. >> jason has a thousand acres here which could go a long way toward eliminating hundreder in this neck of north carolina. >> love is the most wonderful
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currency that you can give anyone. you sure you played in the nfl? >> yes. >> jason may have left the nfl but apparently it's still a penalty. >> i know where everything is. >> osgood: still to come. >> i literally can go right back to setting up this bar. >> a toast to mark ruffalo. >> two images side by side something magical happened. >> osgood: finding common ground through the lens of a camera. at you'doing now, janice. blogging. your blog is just pictures of you in the mirror. it's called a fashion blog, todd. well, i've been helping people save money with progressive's discounts. flo, can you get janice a job? [ laughs ] you should've stuck to softball! i was so much better at softball than janice, dad. where's your wife, todd? vacation. discounts like homeowners', multi-policy -- i got a discount on this ham. i've got the meat sweats. this is good ham, diane.
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spread the happy. there's a whole lot of happy in every jar of nutella. >> last time i was in new york i kind of broke harlem. >> no surprises. >> it's "sunday morning" on cbs. and here again is charles osgood. >> osgood: that's mark ruffalo along with robert downey, junior in the 2012 film "the avengers" he is a man of many talents as anthony mason discovered in our
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sunday morning profile. >> the actor mark ruffalo was championship wrestler in high school, for his role in the new film "foxcatcher" he goes back to the mat. >> most physical role you've had to play? >> oh, yeah. it was tough. i was in a lot of pain and i hurt myself a lot. >> fox catcher follows the tragic true story of wrestling's schulz brothers, dave and mark played by chaining tatum both olympic champions who fall under the eerie influence of millionaire john dupont, played by steve correll. >> more than anything to win a gold medal. >> ruffalo wrestled all through high school before giving it up for acting in his senior year.
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>> my aunt was a hairdresser, my brother was a hairdresser, my sister a hairdresser. >> what happened to you? >> i was way off the track. >> on screen he's become known for his extraordinary range. >> my label to preview -- playing disgraced music executive in "begin again." >> half the cases, half the debt. i don't want to know any more. >> a gay activist in "the normal heart." >> might be a good time to getting angry. >> a super hero in "the avengers." >> i'm always angry. but it all started slowly for ruffalo. who studied acting at the stella adler school in los angeles. >> he was in the dressing room,
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on the floor in tears and i said, what is the matter? he said, i can't find my action. >> how long were you here for? >> a three-year program and i ended up staying for six years. i was working on my craft, man. >> and for a long time it was bartending that actually paid the bills. >> i literally can go right back in to setting up this bar. >> one of his gigs was at l.a.'s good luck bar. you had your own drink? >> i had a drink that i sort of became famous for they started calling it a remarkarita. >> after more than 600 auditions, he broke through in 2000 in the film "you can count on me" playing laura liny's troubled brother. >> how would you ever know? >> i'm not looking for anything. i'm just like trying to get on
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with it. >> where did you come from? like, what are you talking about? i've been under your nose the past ten years, where have you been? >> just as things were breaking his way, doctors discovered a mass in his brain. >> it was very scary. my life -- >> she was pregnant. she was due. basically i found out then our baby was born two weeks later, our son. and i didn't know what to do. i couldn't tell her. >> you didn't tell her? >> no. i didn't know how to tell her without making her afraid. and so i just waited until after. >> you were sitting on this in your head for -- >> honestly i thought i was going to die.
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so when my son was born, it was very loaded. >> the tumor was benign. but the surgery to remove it left one side of his face paralyzed. >> you didn't know how long that was going to last? >> no. it lasted a long time. to the point where they were saying you're probably not going to get your face back. >> then one day after almost a year -- >> i was looking in the mirror mirror -- >> what did you do? >> i can move my face, unbelievable. i showed her, look! we both burst in to tears. then it slowly started to come back. >> you didn't think of -- of course not. >> and slowly mark ruffalo, the actor, came back.
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winning roles in snoopier isal sunshine of the spotless mind," "13 going on 30" and "collateral." his success in l.a. was beginning to rival that of his younger brother, scott, who had become a popular hairstylist in beverly hills. >> for the longest time i was scott ruffalo's brother. >> really? >> he was the mayor of beverly hills. he was just so beloved there. >> then in 2008 scott ruffalo was found shot in the back of the head. they never solved the case, did they? >> they made kind of a last scrambled effort to solve it. ended up just closing it as a homicide. >> how do you feel about that? >> you know, it's a great mystery of my life. >> how do you make peace with a
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mystery like that? >> how do you make peace with anything? you just live alongside it. >> why are we going back? >> grieving the loss of his brother, ruffalo left l.a. and moved to a farm in upstate new york with his wife, sunrise, and their three kids. he was considering a career change when he took apart in "the kids are all right" as a sperm donor to two lesbian parents played by julian moore and annette bening. >> what about your social life? >> my social life? >> yeah, are you married, divorced, seeing anyone? >> mom. >> getting to know paul. >> being my last thing. >> last acting job? >> basically, yeah. i didn't know if i would ever act again. i wasn't -- i was like, i'm fine
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with this part of my life. i knew going in to it, that was going to be what it was. i had such a good time. >> why did you donate sperm? >> seemed like a lot more fun than donating blood. >> when that movie became what it became and people -- >> you got oscar nomination. >> i got an oscar. >> you modeled your character on your brother. >> he was incredibly beautiful, sexy, vibrant, the fun loving guy. he devoured life. >> that was a gift to him and you in a way. >> a way for me to say thank you to him. >> today at 46, mark ruffalo is
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devouring acting again. >> i realized, i'm holding back a little bit. i can always say, i didn't really give it everything to myself. >> and now? >> now i'm just going for broke, man, this is it. this is it. >> osgood: coming up. through the distance of time. hey, how you doin'? it hurts. this is what it can be like to have shingles. a painful blistering rash. if you had chicken pox, the shingles virus is already inside you. as you get older your immune system weakens and it loses its ability to keep the shingles virus in check.
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i just can't stand seeing him like this. he's in pain. one in three people will get shingles in their lifetime. the shingles rash can last up to 30 days. i wish that there was something i could do to help. some people with shingles will have long term nerve pain which can last for a few months to a few years. don't wait until someone you love develops shingles. talk to your doctor or pharmacist about your risk.
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photographic journey with harlow, his wife jean and herd of angus beef cattle. i first step foot on the farm in 1994 to snap some photos for newspaper story about people who raise farm animals in suburban chicago. something told me i would return. i did return again and again. over the years there were many stories about the changing landscape, about aging, about the economy and of course about the disappearing family farm. when urban sprawl finally forced the cagwins to sell, i thought that would be the final chapter. i was wrong about that. in early 2007 when i presented my story one of my students raised her hand. told me they lived in the willow walk subdivision which was built on the land that cagwin once farmed. i stood on a sol da sack as the
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family joined other young families for easter egg hunt. at the time i wasn't sure my photographs of one family suburban life had anything with common. but i was glad to be back on piece of land i knew so well. on my second visit i photographed amanda and ed's older son ben as he wrestled with his cows in on the front lawn of their home. there was something about it that seemed familiar. then it hit me. i pulled out a if he toe of this. i put two images something magical happened. i discovered their common ground. image of the two daughters watching for their father's return home from work brought back mammaries of his sister visiting childhood on day the family farm was razed. caitlyn's drawing on red cup reminded me of photograph of one of the cows standing alone in a winter storm. one family's prayer of thanks
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for their barbecue dinner evoked another family saying grace. together these images tell story that is much more powerful than either story alone. on great spring day in 2008 the cagwin visit, spanning their driveway, feet from where the old farmhouse used to stand, amanda thanked hair bow and jean for her gift. tears flowed. worlds apart that one world and one generation ends and another new one begins. we're all much more alike than different and share common bond, a common experience and common ground. >> osgood: up next. based on a true story.
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can be seen through january 1. thursday, prince hari takes part in a charity polo match in the united arab emirates. friday is world hello day. which all of us are urged to say hello to at least ten people we meet. and on saturday the world championship duck calling contest gets underway in stuttgart, arkansas. could something that small make an impact on something as big as your retirement? i don't think so. well if you start putting that towards your retirement every week and let it grow over time, for twenty to thirty years, that retirement challenge might not seem so big after all. ♪
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>> osgood: a movie that scores big at the box office is a hit with david edelstein. >> documentary, it's a bull word. it comes from latin, meaning lesson as in time for class,
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children. but the explosion of docs has been rocking my world. i want to escape reality. they can write up the margins of your world even the thoroughfares like fireworks. some are crazy boring but consider what is happening in new york. what are the country's biggest doc festivals. 150 films andesites. sad leah begin to name all the movies. i hear scores of film makers going pick me, because they don't get much pr. subjects, what a range. a guy tries to figure out if his voice sounds gay in "do i sound gay." and why. another explores the bizarre career of nutty male sex abuse victim turned literary sensation j.t. leroy who turned out to be 30 i don't recall woman.
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why did people embrace her? i mean, him. >> he's a fraud. he's lying. >> speaking of hoax, do you know the yes men. impersonating big business, especially climate change denies using satire to speak truth to power. >> none of this is about science. >> in the infuriating "merchants of doubt" likening industry funded experts who say, cigarettes don't cause cancer and climate change is a hoax. the high paid conartists. whatever your political sympathies, you want to see "happy valley" depressing story of coach joe paterno and what he sim balancelized to his number two jerry sandusky got molested. >> i'm not afraid of you. you're not going to bully me in to silence like you've done to everybody else. >> some of threes loom large in the oscar race. i love the justly paranoid
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edward snowden doc. >> i really want to know. >> finding viffian meyer whose photo negatives turned up. it was a major photographer. and "tales of the grim sleeper." >> imagine if they would have treated victim number three as if she was a ucla. >> the portrait of the l.a. serial killer and social sources that let him thrive. you can see some of these on pay per view or by subscription. find these links and more online. i know i sound like a salesman, not a critic. i am. you may be watching dumb reality shows which, news flash, can reality in to a side show. why not seek out film makers who illuminate instead of distort.
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i want them to rock your world, too. >> osgood: the movie tips from our critic david old steen now to bob schieffer on "face the nation." >> schieffer: good morning, charles. we're going to talk to israeli benjamin netanyahu about latest atrocity that has taken place in the middle east and then we'll talk about the battle on immigration coming up here with former massachusetts governor mitt romney. >> osgood: thank you, we'll be watching. next week here on "sunday morning." eat, drink and be merry. the food issue. to carry on traditions to come together, even when we're apart in stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, and more, swanson® makes holiday dishes delicious!
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