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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, this is "sunday morning" 'tis the season to be jolly. or so the yuletide carol would have it. jolly would not describe the mood of many these days who have jobs but can just barely make ends meet. erin moriarty will report our
cover story. >> mcdonald's franchise worker and her two children barely get by on her fast food wages this is how you thought you would be living? >> i can't even buy them a toy from mcdonald's because i don't have the dollar. >> with their purchasing power in decline workers are leaving the burger line for the picket line. can low wage workers have it their way? our sunday morning cover story just ahead. >> osgood: unlikely pair of chefs from the middle east have pit upon just the recipe for success in lone son. we'll pay a visit to their kitchen. >> the food bursts with the flavor of their native israel. >> wonderful. >> superstar chefs a palestinian on how their partnership depends
on their middle eastern roots but steers well clear of its politics. >> they go like, are you guys poster boys of peace in the middle east? we have to say, look, we are what we are. >> we'll bring you that story later on "sunday morning." >> osgood: bruce dern is a veteran screen actor who is enjoying a big success. >> you told the sheriff that you were walking to nebraska? >> that's right. to get my million dollars. >> seems odd to say after more than 50 years in front of the camera but actor bruce dern may have finally arrived. >> you got to stop this, okay? >> i'm running out of time. >> so far for me i'm not stopping. >> how a cold winter in nebraska warmed bruce dern's heart, ahead on "sunday morning." >> osgood: the heart and soul
of one nfl team is a man who can no longer walk yet he's an ins per rakes to everyone wearing the people colors. >> once o.j. brigance was a hard charging pro football player. >> how are you doing? >> today he still works for the baltimore ravens, even though he is paralyzed must speak via computer. >> stop feeling sorry for myself. i realize that i have the strength to handle this assignment. >> ahead on sunday morning a different kind of football hero. >> osgood: serena will show us the outdoor murals. wonders about people who take pictures of their food. steve finds a young football fan with special reason to cheer his team. and more, first, headlines for this sunday morning.
1st of december, 2013. take two for the obama administration troubled and maligned health care website. technicians have been working around the clock to get health care.gov fixed. it is how hoped that the site will be able to handle as many as 50,000 people logging in at the same time. we'll see. bargain hunters fill stores this holiday weekend but spending on black friday fell 13.2% compared to last year. according to the research firm shopper track. some people shop the day before at stores that jumped the gun opened on thanksgiving day. if you combine the receipts for both days spending was up 2.3%. only 24 days now until christmas. how many shopping days? what's not a shopping day? a commuter pane trip has derailed in new york city. the engine and several rail cars came off the tracks in the bronx this morning.
some of them spilled down an embankment. there are multiple injuries, the train was headed to grand c.entral terminal in manhattan. actor paul walker who rose to stardom in the highly successful "fast and furious" movies was killed yesterday in a california car crash. walker was a passenger in a porch that struck a tree and caught fire. paul walker was 40 years old. don't see this too often with one second left in the tie game between auburn and number one alabama. returned a missed field goal more than 100 yards for the game winning score. major upset auburn rolled back the crimson tide 34-28. today's weather, not much weather to speak of across much of the country. except in the pacific northwest where a storm will bring rain and snow in the higher elevations. in the week ahead, look for scattered showers along the east
year. a few big name companies low paid employees have been staging protests. erin moriarty for "48 hours." >> do you think they notice the person serving them? >> no, they never notice. i believe that's my skill. even though i'm heartbroken, i have problems at home and i have to deal with them day by day, i will still give you a smile. >> 27-year-old nancy's sweet smile may be her most marketable asset in the fast food industry that and her willingness to do just about any task. >> i work at the grill, making sandwiches, i work breakfast, lunch, dinner. i work cashier, i work drive through. i do drink station. throw away garbage. >> pretty much everything. >> that's an awful lot. >> and yet after working for a decade at mcdonald's franchise
restaurants in chicago, she still earns the state minimum wage in illinois. currently $8.25 an hour. nancy a divorced mother of two struggles to get by on little more than a thousand dollars a month and that's with no benefits. >> how much is this? >> no. >> even as she helps her 7-year-old daughter with homework, she can't get the numbers in her own household budget to add up. >> it's hard thinking about it every day. for her to tell me, you know, it's okay, mommy. i know you don't have enough money. it's hard. because they are noticing how bad we are living. >> which is why on this hot day in late summer she went from behind the counter to in front
of cameras demanding along with hundreds of other low wage workers an increase in pay. her situation say economists is america's troubling new normal. >> you look back at america 30 years ago most of your wage workers were teenagers or they were women who didn't have to work but actually had some spare time. today your typical low wage or even minimum wage worker is an adult over 25 years old, 25% of those low wage workers have children. >> 25%. >> 25%. >> robert, former secretary of labor under president clinton is now a professor at the university of california berkeley. he sums up the problem in a new documentary "inequality for all." >> if you look at the average hourly earnings of production
workers, the average hourly earning continued to rise until the late 1970s and then something happened. flattening wages. look at the gap. >> that gap, between worker productivity and the wages they earn grew as low paying retail jobs began to replace the 40 hour a week unionized job with benefits that once supported a large american middle class. >> that is gone. only 7% of private sector workers are unionized. that is not enough to give workers any kind of real power bargaining leverage. >> unions are mostly behind the recent wave of protests, some reminiscent of the civil rights era where fight for 15 has become the rallying cry.
demand for a new federal minimum wage law that would force companies to pay workers at least $15 an hour. >> $15 an hour minimum wage is completely unrealistic. >> executive vice president of the national restaurant association. industry's lobbying arm in washington which is opposed to any large increase. most restaurants, he says, operate on a grim profit margin, increasing wages would mean fewer jobs and might even put some owners out of business. isn't it embarrassing for the industry to have any employees who are living at or right around the poverty level? >> i would say that there's people living at or around the poverty level in virtually every industry in this country. i would say that may be a result of the economic distress that the country has been under not a kind of pattern that the restaurant industry intends to
have as its base. >> and yet the issue has become something of a public relations nightmare for the nation's largest employers. this summer mcdonald's posted online a budget that was supposed to help employees make better use of their income. >> all we have to do is follow their sample monthly budget where they estimate you will spend $600 on rent, $100 on cable and phone zero dollars on eating. no problem. just accumulate a warming layer of fat on your body like this employee. >> paid off more for comedian than fast food workers. would you describe nancy part of the working poor? >> yeah. no question. >> according to financial planners, nancy is stretching her income about as far as she
can. she walks to work, has no credit cards and gets help with child care. and yet -- >> i know you don't put anything in for savings. >> i've got nothing for savings. >> because there probably isn't any money for that. >> i would love for her, for everyone to be in the habit of saving, paying themselves first when they get a paycheck put a little bit aside. but is that realistic for her right now? >> tonight, let's declare that in the wealthiest nation on earth no one who works full time should have to live in poverty. and raise federal minimum wage. >> during his state of the union address earlier this year, president barack obama vow toed change federal law. >> this would raise the incomes of millions of working families. >> but with congress seemingly stuck in perpetual gridlock, some states are taking action. california will soon have the highest state minimum wage in the country, $10 an hour.
18 other states also require minimum wages above the federal level which is currently $7.25. washington, d.c. city council tried to go even further this year targeting just one business, wal-mart. demanding the retailer pay a minimum of $12.50 an hour. wal-mart responded by threatening to stop construction of three of its six planned locations in dc. but in september the district's mayor vetoed the proposal. >> since that bill was vetoed we're proceeding with all of our stores in washington, d.c. we had our hiring center open and 6,000 people showed up for those jobs. >> david tobar is wal-mart's vice president of communication. its worth noting of all the corporation "sunday morning" reached out to wal-mart was the only one that would provide an interview. >> we don't want people to stay
in entry level jobs. we have clear data shows that there is a tipping point in terms of their productivity if they stay in entry level jobs too long. >> higher paying retail and fast food jobs often require longer and unpredictable hours. single mother, nancy salgado has turned down chances for promotion to care for her children. in october her frustration was caught on cell phone video at an event where mcdonald's usa president was speaking. >> the thing that i need a raise. but you're not helping your employees. how is this possible? we don't speak up we're not going to be heard. they are saying that we have to come out do what we got to do. >> nancy is putting everything on the line. there's a $15 an hour price tag on her american dream. >> we'll be able to spend a
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♪ >> osgood: now page from "sunday morning." december 1, 1913. 100 years ago today, the birthday of the singer and actress who played the boy who never grew old. ♪ mary martin was born that day in small town, texas. nicknamed audition mary for her persistence in seek can roles, mary wowed broadway with her rendition of "my heart belongs to daddy" in cole porter's. in 1949 she made cover of "life" magazine with starring role in the musical "south pacific." ♪
in 1954 another broadway opening, musical version of "peter pan" performed three times on tv most recently in 1960. ♪ >> osgood: captain hook was played by sirl was also born on december 1 in 1897. ♪ martin and richard both won tony awards. at the time went on to other projects most notably. mary martin was maria in "the sound of music" in 1959. martin, who by the way is the mother of the dallas star larry hagman won a kennedy center
honor. in interview recalled her famous neverland role. >> i'll always be peter pan. i have a vision of wanting to fly. >> osgood: they are now long gone countless members of generation that grew up in the 1950s still remember watching their television portrayals of peter pan and captain hook. those are performances that never grow old. ♪ ahead, a taste of jerusalem. r. my employer matches my charitable giving. really. i get bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart.
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>> osgood: there's no question that food brings people together especially this time of year. but it took a pair of remarkable chefs to find just the recipe for bringing two seemingly incompatible cultures together. elizabeth palmer found them hard at work in london. >> there's a real yearning for our set of flavors. we brought in middle eastern flavors when people were not so
familiar with them. >> family food, love the mixtures. mix the flavors, the colors are very important as well. >> the restaurant and the food, something to celebrate. >> hungry londoners have been celebrating meal times at any one of three delis since 2002. now there's a restaurant as well which serves of mouth watering food rooted in the flavors of the middle east. lots of fresh vegetables, accented with olive oil, sesame and pomegranate molasses and spiced with sumac and cardimom. >> we use lemon zest. >> meet the men behind this mini empire. sami tamimi is israeli palestine ran and yotam ottolenghi is an
israeli jew. they met by working in a london deli after emigrating to the u.k. in the late 1990s. >> we have been presence here for quite awhile. in england we were kind of a known entity but not in america. >> not that is until the publication of their cookbook "injure ruse limb" and the story of their partnership under the full name ottolenghi. >> does it bother you, sami to be under your partner's last name? >> i think it did. but not any more. i have to think about it. their shared heritage in jerusalem inspired this latest book, exploration across
cultural and religious lines. the sun baked streets and alleys of the old city transformed in to recipes for the modern cook here in the test kitchen under a set of railroad arches. >> the salad is a very israeli thing. you have it with everything. we add all these spices, chick peas you have contrast of warm and cold. >> wonderful. does the fact of being a palestinian and jew affect your relationship? >> i don't think it affects our relationship really. i never thought it did because we first and foremost we were just people that got along well, a friendship that evolved. i don't think the fact that we're jewish and palestinian ever affected that.
>> if we were living back home. we might have been friends but i think that we wouldn't have had a business. >> it was cosmo poll stan london chock full of immigrants and glorious food that nurtured this success story. for the moment there are no plans either to expand in the u.s. market or in to politics. >> they go like, are you guys, the poster boys of peace in the middle east we have to say, look, we are what we are. but if we -- if people want to be inspired, by all means that's the kind of answer i don't want to give. >> he adds, if real middle east peace talks ever do get underway, he and sami would be happy to cater them. >> osgood: ahead, saw the script that i had to play the
>> osgood: even the simple act of holding a football is no longer possible for the man who was the heart and soul of the baltimore ravens. he inspires and motivates his team by his very presence and example. here's rita braver. >> happy birthday ♪ >> he is a man with a smile that won't quit. surrounded by family and friends as he celebrates his 44th birthday. >> happy birthday. [ applause ] >> but o.j. brigance has lived a life of stark contrasts. his former pro football player who sports a sparkling super bowl ring is now paralyzed. and confined to a wheelchair. >> i learned a life lesson through football early on.
i learned that quitting is never an option. >> psychiatric enwith als a disease that progressively attacks nervous system, brigance must take every breath through a ventilator, communicate every thought to a voice that is generated by his computer. >> it tracks the movement of my pupils allows me to type with my eyes like others type with their fingers. >> born and raised in houston, brigance played football for rice university. then the canadian football league and finally in 1996, no. 57 made it to the nfl. he played first for the miami dolphins then joined the baltimore ravens in 2000. went on to win their first ever super bowl that year. you made the first tackle on the game. what was it like? >> i remember seeing the
thousands of flash bulbs sparkling in the night. it was my dream come to reality. >> still the team didn't resign him after that big win. he played a few more years for other teams but plagued by a long time back problem decided to retire in 2003. that's when the ravens called him back. this time to be a counselor to players and a spokesman for the team. >> hello again, everyone, welcome to ravens report i'm o.j. brigance. >> his wife was by his side through it all. married nor 20 years, they still joke about their first meeting. she thought he was poorly dressed. >> why did you keep going after her when she didn't seem interested? >> rita, look at this. look at me. >> because i had the goods.
>> their life seemed golden until -- >> while playing racquet ball over the course of a few weeks in 2007 i began to notice increasing weakness in my right arm when swinging the racquet. >> then shanda noticed something, too. >> one night, o.j. was asleep something just woke me up. and so i felt his muscles just jumping. >> after a battery of tests doctors diagnosed als and known at lou gehrig's disease. >> the biggest thing was that als was a disease with two to five year life prognosis from onset. >> that was six years ago. o.j. brigance has not only out lived predictions, he has also become the heart of the baltimore ravens. continuing to counsel and rally the team.
even as his health was declining -- >> get ready for something great. >> even as he lost the ability to speak on his own. former team captain, ray lewis. >> he's the example of what it means to be brave, because of your mindset you can live through anything. >> brigance still goes to the office five days a week. he says it gives him a reason to wake up each day. you seem so upbeat despite all of this. do you ever getting angry and frustrated? >> i have experienced two times where i have been overcome with the wave of the diagnosis. but my dry my tears and stop feeling sorry for myself i realized that i have the strength to handle this assignment. >> but year after year ravens
head coach, john harbaugh, has always believed in brigance. >> o.j. you got the game ball. [ applause ] >> just by who he is. just by his life, by his presence, how he attacks every day. the enthusiasm that he brings and the strength that's counsel enough. >> o.j. and shanda started the brigance brigade a foundation to help others with als. the cause of the disease is unknown. but a study released last year did find evidence that professional football players are four times more likely to die from als than the general population. in fact in the recent landmark nfl study on consuggestions players with als are eligible to receive payments from a $675
million injury compensation fund. do you worry that that -- that playing football could have been a cause of this disease? >> absolutely. you think about it all the time. the players think about that. i know the nfl is doing great job of trying to take the head trauma out of the game as much as they can that's what we should be doing. >> have you ever felt that football could have contributed to this? >> i don't know. that's the honest truth. i absolutely do not know. what i can say is that i am absolutely 100% on board with the finding out to see what is causing it. >> how are you doing? >> meanwhile, o.j. concentrates on his work. and remarkably, he's also managed to write his life story fittingly titled "strength of a champion." >> i would spend entire days typing until my eyes were crossed and of course there were computer issues.
i thought that i had saved my work to find out it had been eyrassed i had to type everything over again. >> but then o.j. brigance has never been one to give up. these days he communicates with players like star running back ray rice mostly through e-mail. >> doesn't matter what's been said it's the fact that he took his time to think about me while he's going through his situation. so i think that's a bigger stat than scoring a touchdown. >> rice and the rest of the team say the fact that brigance watches almost every practice keeps them on their toes. >> that's just one of the things that shows you, he's never out, you can never count him out. >> indeed last year after the ravens won the super bowl -- >> you see that grit in team advisor o.j. briganceer.
>> right there with the team when they made the traditional champion visit to the white house. and coach harbaugh says, o.j. brigance will always be the raven's secret weapon. people don't think of football teams as warm and cuddly as places that nurture people in this kind of way. >> sure. sunday afternoon is sort of a battle. the point really is that there's a place for love in everything and every place. >> even football. >> even football. that's what o.j. makes obvious. >> osgood: ahead, making a mess. ♪ [ male announcer ] get black friday deals likes thikobalt saw or drill just $79 plus free shipping at lowes.com.
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>> osgood: some of the best known works by one highly regarded artists are not found on the walls of any gallery or museum or office. so are they off the wall? not exactly, serena sltshul takes us on a tour. ♪ >> in chicago, a city known for its architecture, the skyscraper at 1211 north lasalle street stands out. this 18-story luxury apartment building has bay windows, a grand entrance arch and an
extravagant rose window. but take a closer look, the ornate war tech tour flourishes are just a mirage no deeper than couple layers of paint. >> if you look at it from the east side you see about 100 some windows which only half of them are real. you'll see bays sticking out and they are often stories about when they first came to rent apartments here they always said they wanted one where the bay windows were. they were very disappointed when they didn't exist in reality. >> richard haas has been called a magician, only his magic wand is a paint brush. for someone who has never seen your work before, how would you describe what you do? >> i see myself first of all simply as an artist. secondly i'm a painter, drawer, print maker, muralist and occasional partial city planner.
>> for four decades he's been a one-man urban renewal project, turning blank walls in to artistic treasures. a concrete and metal bunker becomes an elegant neo-classical courthouse. an empty white wall becomes a sunny miami beach scene, with a peek 'boo view of the fountain blue hotel. >> richard haas is an artist about architecture. he makes buildings accessible and almost loveable, inviting, make them things you want to touch and feel and think about. >> paul, the architecture critic for "vanity fair" has followed haas' work since the 1970s. >> he makes people look at architecture, he makes people stop and think about architecture. and realize that buildings are not just a backdrop. they are also an active presence in our lives.
>> how different was it here back then? >> night and day. >> haas created his first public mural in 1975. on a plain wall in the soho neighborhood before soho became synonymous with luxury retailers and art galleries it was a spot that needed a new image. haas showed up with his paint brush. most people would walk by a blank wall like that and just kind much not see it. it would just wash over them as a nothing. but you saw something. >> i saw this as an opportunity to meld the city back together. i think a mural can change the neighborhood in many ways. >> how so? >> because it begins to make people aware of what the beauty that is around them. >> this is he amazing. do you think it makes the neighborhood nicer?
>> this is a work of pure fine art. >> it looks 3d like it could actually -- just so creative and beautiful. >> haas uses a technique called tromp loi which in french means trick the eyes. the green windows are optical illusion. it's a style he first learned about while looking at photographs his parents brought back from their honeymoon in germany. >> i said, fascinating. it stuck in my head. by the time i finally managed to go to germany i began to look at these things. a much more involved level. >> you have taken this image old, centuries old technique that has been used throughout europe brought it here and made it your version of it, an american version. >> i brought something back. i didn't invent something. i re-invented something is the way i look at it. >> as a child growing up in
wisconsin, haas aspired to be an architect. in part due to another local boy made good, frank lloyd wright. >> i was aware of him and architecture through him probably from the age of six or seven up. >> haas thought we follow in his idol's footsteps but in college he had a change of heart. >> part of what began to bother me when i was out there was that the tedious stuff that you had to do in between those great renderings and drawings that i admired. and i wasn't sure i was ready for a life that was 80% tedious. maybe 20% the rest. >> haas gradually moved toward painting. but in dozens of large scale murals he created over the years, he never lost site of the architect he could have been. >> what i'm thinking about for the two new murals --
>> at age 77, he's as busy as ever. >> do you think that this dark should be darker? >> it could be. >> he's in the process of creating eight new murals in the chicago suburb of homewood, illinois. >> can't say exactly the bigger the better but that does sort of follow. >> dark and blue can come through. >> this one of a kind artist, architect and self described city planner is still leaving his own unique touch. is there something that what you want your legacy to be, what you want people to know you for and remember you for. >> i like the idea of making enough work that i'm happy with so that some of it, only some of it, will stick around. >> osgood: ahead, photos of
>> osgood: so many people have cameras in their smart phones some like to take pictures of their food before they eat it. nor does she approve of those who do. >> the 19th century french gsstronome, tell me what you eat i will tell you what we are. we are here live today say, show me what you eat and i will tell you what you are. you're one of those people who take pictures of his food. food photos are the new self he's. these shutterbugs are everywhere. whipping outsmart phones at restaurants, asking their plates to say, cheese.
or, social media followers with shots of duck tacos while embarrassing their tacos m. stand on chairs to get just the right angle without a care in the world for their fellow diners or the fact thater this pop overs are no longer steaming. >> i hope people eat their food before it gets cold. >> foodstagramming they slayer on instagram has been gaining populari. >> rather than try to fight it we kind of poke fun at it and embrace it. on our menu it says that, strongly discourage the use of photography unless of course it is to post food on instagram. >> there are blogs and facebook pages devoted to food. you can take a class. >> couple ways to shoot food. i would recommend dealing with a phone to shoot from above. >> many restaurants offer food-tographer, perks. only if they can prove they have
hundreds of followers. still no such thing as a free lunch even if you take a picture of it. what is the appeal for those who shoot their food? and i'm not talking about hunters. food is an easy subject. because your pork belly is a camera hog. although accngordi to professional food photographers there are dos and don'ts, never use a flash. >> ask for a table that is near a window. i would go during breakfast hours or lunch hours when you get the best plate. >> food-tographer are are sharing their meals. how is less like sharing more like bragging. i spent a day taking pictures, half eaten donut holes, there's lunch which tasted better than it looks. dinner, bites of my son's cold mac and cheese. jealous? clearly folks who post food pics want their pallets and lives to be more fabulous.
continuing to bring enough for the class? if you really want to share your meal, make one. invite your friends over to dig in to chocolate fondue. remember, it's the taste that transports memory not an instagram photo. life like food is meant to be savored not preserved. our moments like our meals are meant to be consumed at their most delicious, not put on hold while they congeal. >> osgood: next -- i had to play a role. >> osgood: bruce dern. on his role in the new film "nebraska." c in a city is caused by people looking for parking. that's remarkable that so much energy is, is wasted. streetline has looked at the problem of parking, which has not been looked at for the last 30, 40 years,
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>> on my worst day i could beat the hell out of you. >> i don't think so. >> it's "sunday morning" on cbs. here again is charles osgood. >> osgood: despite going toe to toe with john wayne in the 1972 film "the cowboys" bruce dern has really achieved top billing in his long hollywood career. which makes his current role all the sweeter. lee cowan with the sunday profile. >> nebraska, a small, friendly town. chances are you've never heard of it except as johnny carson's boyhood home. his house is still here. but for veteran actor bruce dern, this place deserves a tip
of the hat for more than that. he's waited his career to get here. >> out here, you know, it's not the end of an era. it's ongoing. >> he spent much of the frigid winter here in nebraska last year. >> you told the sheriff that you were walking to nebraska. >> that's right. to get my million dollars. >> shooting with director alex wander -- >> now authorized to pay $1 million to billings, montana. >> he turned in performance this that already earned him best actor award at this year's cannes film festival may put him in the running for an oscar, too. the film is called "nebraska". >> dad. >> leave me alone. >> he plays the contank russ not toe gracefully aging woody graham. walking across four states says
-- >> let me take you home. >> going to lincoln if it's the last thing i do. i don't care -- >> you didn't win anything. it's a complete scam. got to stop this, okay? >> i'm running out of time. >> i knew when i saw the script on paper that i had to play the role. they wanted me to do it but bruce dern had to find a way to be able to play this role. >> at 77, it's been a long wait. we talked to him in the tap room, hide away in the historic langham hotel. we wrote his autobiography a. life long runner writes this highways career has always more closely related to a marathon than a sprint? >> have you missed a day? >> longest streak i had was 17 years where i didn't miss a day. >> 17 years? >> he knew when he came to california fresh out of the actor's studio in new york some
50 years ago that he'd be running behind other leading men. famed director told him so. flat out. >> he said, when you get out there, it's going to take you a long, long time. and nobody is going to appreciate what you do until you're in your late 60s. that was thrilling to hear at 24 years old. >> very prophetic. >> who knows it then? >> started off in westerns, like "gun smoke" and always found a way to make himself memorable. but over the course of more than 80 films and countless tv shows, bruce dern was rarely the star. early on, he showed a knack for playing the unhinind. unhinged. >> turn around, i want you to see this coming! i said -- >> in cowboys even shot john wayne in the back, no less.
he moved on to other dastardly deeds. in "black sunday" he tried to below up the super bowl using the goodyear blimp. even his recent emmy nominated role in hbo's "big love" was less than favorite. >> i don't believe in second chances. >> did you ever get tired of playing the whacko, psycho, terrorist? >> no, because they're just guys that live just beyond where the buses run. that's the way i've always looked at it. who knows who is out there. i just know that they're out there. >> the under belly of society is exactly the opposite of his high society upbringing. bruce dern was born in to old money. in winnetka, illinois, his grandfather, george dern was
governor of utah. his great uncle was prize winning poet. when dern dropped out of the university of pennsylvania to pursue acting, his family largely disowned him. >> when i decided to become an actor i was going to make a living pretending. >> that's what they thought. >> they thought that that's what acting was. pretending. if you're not going to pretend then you'd bet are be jimmy stuart. >> just didn't really get it, did they? >> no. they never got it. >> but others did. soon he was working with legendary directors like alfred hitchcock. >> remember when we were kids? >> and he was playing opposite his best friend, jack nicholson and robert redford just to name a soon. >> i understand that you're an oxford man. >> not exactly. >> dern was definitely getting noticed. but still wasn't getting top billing. as all of your contemporaries
were doing these big movies and getting lead roles you said you were never jealous, you were just worried about when your time was going to come. >> i was worried if my time would ever come where i would get a chancea shot at those kind of roles. and then came "coming home." >> what are you saying that you're not going to make the effort? >> what i'm saying is -- i do not belong in this house. >> his role at returning vietnam vet opposite jane fonda earned him an oscar nomination. yet something still didn't feel right. >> the difficulty for me was, i started getting a lot of congratulations. for the performance and the movie. and i never served myself. i felt bad about the fact that i hadn't done that and i was being somebody who haddon that. >> one, two, three. >> the buzz surrounding his
current role fortunately no such guilty. >> the bruce dern! >> in fact special screening of "nebraska" in nebraska last monday. dern was treated as state's newly adopted son. >> there's a pioneer spirit in every community here. >> it's more than just the attention. ever since he finished shooting the movie says he's been carrying a piece of the heartland with him. >> you can go any place in the world and see is a sunset. beat that. you know what i'm saying? there's appreciation for everything here and that's what made me like it more than any place i'd done a movie before. >> it's finally all coming together. his daughter, ross cover nominated actress in her own right, laura dern, says, it's about time. >> people come up to me now like they're family members.
i've always loved your dad. his hair, i can't wait to see this movie. bruce dern deserves this more than anybody. like they are champions of dad. >> there was a -- he's been married for 44 years, his wife andrea. >> she's the perfect age. >> is now a doting grandfather, too. this in fact may be the only place he's happier than on a movie set. not than oscar would send bruce dern off happily in to the sunset, there is still more work to do. but using one of his famous sports analogies he says, it sure would be nice to make it in to the playoffs. >> it would be wonderful to win whatever you can win, obviously. but what i think about is that i got an at-bat in a crucial situation. a bunch of folks seem to be recognizing that among many other people bruce dern could also play.
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>> osgood: ohio state showed its winning spirit yesterday holding on in the final seconds to defeat arch rival michigan 42-41. and no fan had greater emotional stake in the outcome than the young man our steve hartman has been talking with. >> for most 7th graders life doesn't get much harder than a history test. for grant reed of bellville, ohio, it's his own current events that are so torture us. >> i don't want to die. >> is that one of the hardest parts to think about that? >> uh-huh. >> last year, doctors here at nationwide children's hospital in columbus found a tumor in grant's brain. they cut it out, but the surgery
left him with stroke-like symptoms. plus he had to go through months of radiation and chemotherapy to try to stop the spread of the disease. yet through it all grant has shown remarkable determination which he credits at least in part to ohio state football. grant was pretty much born a fan. his parents, troy and denise, were both in the osu mr. marching band got engaged during half time of the michigan game. his cat is named buckeye. his wardrobe, flush with scarlet. almost nothing mattered more to grant than ohio state. until he got sick, of course. his parents say they will never forget the first time his oncologist came in to see him. grant wasn't exactly sure what we were talking about. when she dropped the c word in the room he's like, no, no, no. >> i didn't like the word cancer. >> so you decided not to use the
word cancer. >> huh huh. >> what did you decide to use instead. >> michigan. >> that's right. the kid named his cancer, michigan. insists everyone in his life refer to it as such. >> like, why do you have to call it that? because ohio state always beats michigan. that was something he could understand to make it in to a competition. he was going to beat this disease. >> it's now been more than a year since grant issued that pronouncement. >> this is his brain. >> if you look at his scans dr. randall at nationwide children's you can see a change. where the tumor was before compared to where it's not now. >> there's nothing there. >> it's a big space but there's no tumor. >> grant is trouncing michigan. although much of the credit has to go to science, his parents say, don't discount the sim man particulars. >> substituting a word can make a difference? >> absolutely. >> you have to do something to make it a disease you can fight. for grant that was naming it
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film maker may be able to help you there. >> this is the story of a mother , a son and an ipad. this is me about a year ago calling my mother. >> hello? can you see me? >> i can't see you. now i can. >> this is my mom about a year ago. still getting the hang of her new ipad. >> the camera. >> using software called feast time but my mom mass another name for it. >> what is this called? >> facelift. >> this software calledfacelift? >> something like that. >> but the story starts way before this. this is my dad. he met my mom, they got married, they raised three kids, that's me in the middle. and this is me years later after i decided to become a film maker that's when i started filming my parents all the time. i filmed them fighting. i filmed them having fun.
and kietel they liked me filming them especially my mom. >> i wouldn't mind being in television, on television or the radio. >> you know the chances of that? >> no. however, you never know. >> not long after this my dad was diagnosed with a serious lung disease. that's when the filming stopped. within a month, my dad was gone. my mom was alone now and my sisters and i were worried so forker this 70th birthday we bought her an ipad. whicinh brgs us full circle. >> i can't hear you. i lost your voice. >> it was a rocky beginning. >> hell flow. >> but once she got the hang of it. we started talking all the time. >> how is it going? >> i noticed she especially liked talking about show business just like before i
started filming her. i call our coughings, my mom on movies. and i share them on youtube. from justin bieber's monkey. >> i don't think he really cared about his monkey. >> to milely cyrus twerking. >> what was it called? turkey or -- twerking? >> our videos have a loyal following and these days reporters are calling my mom. we've been on radio shows. >> this thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> in newspapers. but the best part of it all is that these chats have brought us closer together. the conversations usually start with something about the movies. what do you think about bradley cooper how he's living with his mother, do you think that's nice? >> oh, yeah, i do. >> but they always move to something a little more personal. >> how would you like it if i lived with you? >> i'd love it. it would be like a dream come true. >> why? >> i like you.
i miss you. >> when people ask me about it i say, everyone should get their mom an ipad and do a web series with her. it might make her famous and i promise, it will go much deeper than that. >> osgood: commentary from joshua. now to john dickerson in washington for a look on what's ahead on "face the nation." >> good morning. our guests will be senators robert menendez and bob corker. wisconsin governor scott walker we'll have a book panel of presidential historians. >> john dick son, washington, thank you. we'll be watching next week here on "sunday morning". later a director and actor. "oh! you got me something" and "oh...this is awkward." remember, walgreens has a great assortment of little somethings, and we're always nearby, so it's easy to get in and out. see you on your lunch break.
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>> dickerson: today on ""face the nation" dues the nuclear weapons deal with iran make america safer? is the obamacare website finally fixed? thus our thanksgiving book panel. the president heralded the agreement forged last weekend with one of the west's biggest foes, for the first time in a decade we halted the progress on iran's nuclear program. >> dickerson: but there is bipartisan disagreement in congress that the deal can work. we'll talk to two critics of the top senators on foreign relations committee, senator bob menendez and bob corker. we'll talk politics with wisconsin governor scott walker. and ask about his new book on his controversial actions against unions and his message for his party and the nation. some