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to keep san francisco safe. recall chesa boudin now. captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, committed to improving health for everyone, everywhere. ♪♪ [trumpet] ♪♪ >> pauley: good morning. happy mother's day. i'm jane pauley, and this is sunday morning. even in a city infamous for leaks, last monday night's release of a draft supreme court opinion reversing roe vs. wade was a boom shell. the breach at the nation's highest court was all but
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unprecedented, its motivation still unknown. while a final decision on the landmark abortion ruling isn't expected for several weeks, the battle lines have been drawn. this morning we have two reports, beginning with martha teichner. [yelling] >> our right or not! >> reporter: the likely end of roe vs. wade. in illinois and missouri, it is not battle over. it's battle on. i'll take you there this sunday morning. and then...jim axelrod will look at what overturninging roe means for the supreme court and all of us, coming up. >> pauley: rita braver is on broadway this morning, sharing some laughs with the all-star cast of its newest comedy, potus. >> guys, you're not going anywhere. >> who is going to stop
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me, marge, you? >> yes. >> reporter: when you see vanessa williams headlining a gleeful cast of women, directed by five-time tony award winner susan stroman, you might be surprised to learn who the writer is. this is your very first broadway show, and how old are you? >> i'm 28. >> reporter: pretty amazing, right? >> it's amazing. >> reporter: later on sunday morning, the women of potus. >> pauley: the legendary bob dylan has written hundreds of songs and been s lacy, johnnobel pri dickerson, tells us, will soon go on display in america's heartland. ♪ knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door ♪ >> reporter: thee days, bob dylan's home is his tour bus, but his attic is in tulsa. >> these are the magna
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carta cart, if you will, of dylan's studies. ♪ like a rolling stone ♪ >> reporter: ahead on sunday morning, a first look at the archives of bob dylan. >> pauley: robert costa talks politics and more with the ultimate washington insider, david gergen. dr. jon lapook speaks with actor r ray romano and his former boss, phil rosenthal, about food and friendship. on the subject of food, elaine quijano tells us about an inspiring link between doughnuts and the american dream. and faith salie is celebrating the lincoln memorial 100 years on. gwyneth paltrow with gh. a horse tale from steve hartman and more on this sunday morning for the 8th of may, 2022. we'll be right back.
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for state controller, only yiu will save taxpayers money. wait, who, me? me? no, not you. yvonne yiu. yvonne yiu. not me. good choice. for 25 years, yiu worked as an executive at top financial firms. managed hundreds of audits. as mayor, she saved taxpayers over $55 million. finding waste. saving money. because... yiu is for you. yiu is for you. exactly. yvonne yiu. democrat for controller. >> pauley: the leaked draft of a supreme court decision over turning the landmark roe vs. wade is sending shockwaves through our cultural, political, and religious landscape. we have two reports. jim axelrod will be along shorting, but to begin,
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theha teichner on the abortion debate. [yelling] >> reporter: never mind the justice samuel alito's leaked majority opinion was a draft not a final decision. its impact was like a hurdlhurdled grenade. >> abortion is violence. >> reporter: one step and it ignited all of the pent-up passions surrounding the expected overturn of roe vs. wade after nearly 50 years. >> abortion is murder! >> reporter: the news was a shock but not a surprise. >> in 2019, we got a preview of what living in a post- roe result was roe resus going to look like. >> reporter: she is president and c.e.o. of
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planned parenthood for the st. louis region in southwest missouri. in 2019, only last-minute court intervention kept the planned parenthood facility in st. louis open, the last abortion clinic in the state. >> my body, my choice! >> it was at that moment we started to be really strategic for planning for a future without abortion in the state of missouri. we built this 18,000 scare foot facility in secret. >> reporter: in fairview heights, just across the mississippi river from st. louis. in illinois, abortion laws are as liberal here as they are restrictive in missouri. last year it performed approximately 6,000 abortions. it is prepared to perform 14,000 a year going forward. >> so we are doing this not just for missouri patients, but for patients from across the midwest
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and the south. >> reporter: if you want to see what a post-roe world will look like, this is it. just look at a map of the states where abortion will be legal, like illinois, and all those others, where it likely will not. a new kind of continental divide. in january, the fairview heights clinic opened this first in the nation regional logistics center. >> i heard the panic in your voice. it is okay. >> reporter: it provides patients money, transportation, lodging, whatever they say they need wherever they are. >> if you need any type of travel or ride -- >> reporter: kawanna shannon runs the center. i'm sure there are anti-abortion supporters who will say you're facilitating people killing their babies. >> i will tell you that i am sitting here every day facilitating a person's
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right to choose what they want to do with their body. >> i dreamed of being a mom. and when i learned that some children don't even have the right to live it just shocked my conscience. it still does. >> reporter: equally passionate but on the op otherside, elated that the supreme court could actually overturn roe soon. >> we have a decision that 50 years ago was wrongly held, and the conservative pro-life movement has been working within the system to change that bad law since it was passed. >> reporter: mother of six, a lawyer, coleman is the face of her state's waiting in the wing's law banning abortion. roe gets overturned, and what happens? >> abortion will be illegal in the state of
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missouri, except for the life of the mother. >> reporter: coleman has proposed legislation that goes further, targeting not the woman herself but any professional service provider anywhere who knowingly aids or abets someone from missouri getting an abortion, exactly the sort of services the fairview heights facility provides. >> i don't think if you live in missouri or if you live in new york your value as a person is any less. i would like to see us continue to try to fight this at a national level as well. >> reporter: according to a cbs news poll out today, more than six out of 10 americans want roe left in place. but if it does fall, as expected... >> [yelling] >> reporter: ...the battle over abortion shifts from the courts to the legislative arena at all levels of government. and both sides agree on this one thing: >> right now vote because
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your life and your future actually depends on it. >> this is jim axelrod. the security fence surrounding the supreme court is all you need to see to understand the gravity of what unfolded in washington this past week. while the court may have decided a presidential election in the last quarter century and ruled on who could legally marry whom, the draft leaked monday night suggesting roe vs. wade could soon be overturned -- >> so republicans have been working towards thi day for decades. >> reporter: elicited an emotional intensity reaching even deeper and more broadly across the country. >> abortion is violence! >> if you ask most americans to m name a supreme court decision, the vast majority will say roe vs. wade. it is the only one that
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has dominated presidential eections for decades. >> reporter: university of california davis law professor, mary ziegler. >> what is the legal reasoning underpinning the overturning of roe vs. wade? >> it comes down to the idea that the court says there are only a limited sub set of rights recognized in our constitution. those are ones that have been deeply rooted in our nation's tradition and history. [yelling] >> our right or not! >> reporter: which explains that intensity for so many wondering if one long-established protection is overturned, what is next? >> we don't know if this court is going to stop with reversing roe. we know there are some justices on the court who would like to reverse a whole variety of other decisions, from same-sex marriage to banning same-sex marriage. >> reporter: if somebody says to you relax, this isn't a slippery slope, what do you say to that? >> i would say if you had spoken to many americans
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five years ago and said "roe vs. wade" would be overturned with amy coney barrett first decision on the court, they would say that is risky for a court whose reputation has already been damaged. and yet here we are. >> reporter: did you see this coming? > >> everyone could oversee it could be overturned with 4-5, but tho not that it would be leaked. the court's deliberations or the most sact sacrosanct process. >> reporter: for rosen, the leak and who did it, is no distraction to the main issues; it is a grave threat to how the courts work in private, so justices have room to recast and revise their opinions. >> there have been many
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motives that have been pending around, but one is that after five justices voted to overturn roe vs. wade, chief justice roberts is now trying to convince some of them to change their mind and to join him in a more moderate opinion. the leaker is trying to make it harder for any swing justices to peel off and change their minds. >> and an appointment which could turn the supreme court to the right for years to come... >> reporter: wanting to end the court's highly partisan, for robert bork -- >> robert bork's america is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions. >> reporter: he says the opinion would reflect consensus, favoring 8-1 decision so much more than 5-4. >> he said we have to be modest or we're going to run the risk of a legitimate threat to our
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democracy. >> reporter: that's the opposite of where we find ourselves this sunday morning, with the court close to a sweeping decision that will overturn a protection that has been in place for half a century, one americans feel strongly about. >> the court has historically not been that untethered from what people tend to think, especially when the court is inserting itself intomorti tf lgbtq people, to voting rights to the regulation of climate change. the court is literally in every conversation we're having, and it operating in ways we haven't seen in the recent past. >> reporter: but as americans have learned in the past few years, the recent past is no longer the best guide to how we're function in the future. >> this will be something that professors of any kind of law will be talking about probably for more than 100 years from this conversation.
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♪♪ >> pauley: the legendary
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bob dylan turns 81 later this month. he is still living life on the road, but as john dickerson discovers, his words have found a permanent home. ♪ hey, mr. t tamberine man ♪ >> reporter: bob dylan fans have been trying to pin him down since his first album 50 years ago. he has changed styles and personas whenever they tried to put him in a box. so it is no surprise when dylan played in tulsa, oklahoma, last month, he didn't walk the few blocks down the street to visit the largest effort ever to classify his career: the bob dylan center, which now holds 100,000 items from the artist's long rumored archives. here we have a letter from bob dylan to jimi hendrix,
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remarking on hendrix's remarkable cover version. steven jenkins is the center's director. >> here is the actual tambourine that inspired the song "tambourine man." >> reporter: he bought the archive in 2016 for an estimated 20 million, partly in hopes of drawing towdrtourism. the center is a tour. in 1962, mel and l lillian bailey were smart enough to turn on the tape recorder in their living room. ♪♪ ♪ it don't make no difference now ♪ >> reporter: one exhibit addresses dylan's famous decision to play electric guitar at the 1965 newport
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folk festival. ♪♪ >> reporter: which caused such an up roar that folk legend pete seeger was rumored to cut dylan as chords. >> we have a letter from bob dylan to pete seeger, the elder statesman folky coming to terms with what his protege was doing. >> reporter: people may think this is an obscure, inside s,inside story. but what we're talking about is who gets to speak the truth. >> what you get is a sense of the decisions, the choices that were made right in the moment. >> reporter: but the great promise of the center its voluminous -- >> it's his mind on the page.
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>> reporter: mark davidson is the curator of the collection. >> we have subterranean homesick blues here. he makes a mistake, and it "x"s over it. >> reporter: there are lines you see he did, and not the other ones. ♪ looking for a new fool ♪ ♪♪ >> reporter: dylan's songwriting has lured fans of different generations, including your correspondent, who spoke to robert siegel of n.p.r. 35 years ago about dylan's appeal to a new generation. >> 90% of he music i listen to comes out of the '60s. and 90% of the music i listen to happens to be bob dylan. ♪ the times, they are a-changing ♪ >> reporter: what do you see as a craftsman making
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music. >> we have 40 leads, 45 pages worth of him working and reworking that song. >> reporter: i love, of course, the long from this song, "that dignity has never been photog photographed," in other words, you can't hold it still, and here it is not sitting still, either. perhaps nothing in the collection is more valuable is the notebooks for "blood on the tracks." >> these were past the sort of magna carta, if you will, of dylan's studies. sure enough, they were park of the a archives that we acquired. >> reporter: visitors can follow dylan's process through six selected songs. the bulk of the archive, including never-before-seen film will be open to scholars. ♪♪ >> reporter: the exhibit will open to the public on tuesday. >> we're far less
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interested in saying, huh, we got this guy figured out. because what is so wonderful about dylan, among much else, is the elusiveness. >> reporter: the elusiveness is the point: the center affirms dylan's long-held view that he is the last person to tell you what his songs mean. ♪♪ >> reporter: like all good art, we find meaning by wrestling with the words ourselves. meanwhile, bob dylan keeps moving on. ♪♪ >> announcer: this >> announcer: this portion of "sunday morning" is sponsored by centrum. nutrients... .and other key essential's a tasty way to conquer your day. try centrum multi gummies.
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>> pauley: from correspondent to elaine quijano now, a treat in every sense of the word. >> hi, how are you? what can i get for you? sprinkles? >> yes, ma'am. >> reporter: the mom and pop doughnut st stores that dot california strip malls, carry the same mouth-watering delights. but beyond the roads of chocolate and sprinkles lies a different kind of richness in the stories of the americans behind the counter. >> hi, come on in. >> reporter: roughly 80% of doughnut shops in california, that is well over a thousand, are owned by cambodian refugee families. >> soon the streets were choked with refugees. >> reporter: they arrived in america in the late 1970s and early '80s, seeking safety as
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the c khmer rouge. millions escaped and settled in california and found work in doughnut shops. teresa owned b blinkie donuts. >> when e you get here, you don't speak the language, and they offer you a job. there weren't a lot of resources offered to refugees, so they how to figure out how to support each other. >> california has had a long history of doughnut culture. and it has become more famous, i would argue, in the last 40 years or so, and that's due to the cambodian refugees who
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came in and expanded the doughnut culture here in southern california very greatly. >> reporter: it is fair to say it is part of american culture? >> absolutely. > reporter: a culture which now includes the pink doughnut box. decades ago cambodian owners bypassed the white boxes for cheaper pink boxes, which fit a dozen doughnuts p perfectly. it not only saved thousands of dollars, but it created an icon of sweetness. dorothy chow manages a doughnut supply company. the daughter of cambodian refugees, she grew up working in several of her parents' stores, and considers herself a doughnut kid. >> there were some days i worked 12, 13, 14-hour days, but now as i'm older, i can look back on it with pride, like i'm a part of this whole journey our parents have been on.
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they came here with nothing. they needed all of the help they could with the doughnut shop, and we were there to the help them and support them whenever we could. >> reporter: the story is now being unboxed. phun hyunh is an artist to came to america as a refugee. >> a lot of the work are portraits. >> reporter: in her exhibit, "doughnut hole" in los angeles, she uses a pink doughnut box, instead of a white canvas, to capture the taste of the cambodian experience. >> it is not a canvas. it is a throw-away cardboard box. under the sweet of the doughnut is intergenerational trauma and pain. >> reporter: she focuses in large part of the second generation. she j juxtaposes images of
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the kids to the adults they have become. >> it is only this generation born in the united states to tell their parents, look, we want to honor you. you never had the time to even think about what you've been through. and we want to take this time to honor your story because you didn't have the time to write about it. >> reporter: one of her portraits: dorothy chow. when you saw your portrait, what did you think? >> i -- i had a sense of pride. i think maybe for the first time i felt like growing up in america and maybe making sacrifices i did as a child was finally being seen. >> reporter: now, as an adult, dorothy herself sees things differently. like the pink boxes she once folded as a little girl. what do these doughnut boxes represent to you? >> these doughnut boxes are an example of resilience and a representation of the refugee experience here in america.
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[laughter] >> great, would you look at this. oh, my gosh, tuna juice! oh, my gosh! >> pauley: actor ray romano rose to fame thanks to the hit sitcom, "everybody loves raymond." and among those who love him, his former boss, producer joel rosenthal. they talk about food, television, and friendship. >> the bees seem to be trying to get at us, but they really seem to be going for my face. >> hello. >> reporter: bill rosenthal has one of the best jobs in the world. >> i'm so glad to meet you. >> reporter: as the creator and star of the
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hit netflix serious somebody be bill. he travels everywhere and eats just about everything. >> oh, my gosh! is it dead? >> don't think it is alive. >> but it is very moving. >> but it is the muscle. >> we go to the fabulous face on the earth and i try to get you to come there by showing you the best places to eat. >> hello, sir. i take it you have done this before, no? sit down, please. >> there is no more mind-expanding thing we can do than travel. it literally changes your way of thinking. it changes your perspective. >> wherever i am in the world, if it is time to go out to eat with my wife and we don't know where to go, i text phil. hi, i'm ray, and i live here in long island. >> reporter: rosenthal and his buddy, actor ray romano, met in 1986, when
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rosenthal wrote and executive produced "everybody loves raymond." >> they took me to new york and had 10 potential runners. the first guy turned it wn->>sn't thatc >> you really know why? >> sure, sure, i know. i totally know. [laughter] >> reporter: the show ran for nine seasons on cbs. >> i'm going to give you the whole half a sandwich. how is that? >> reporter: which held the idea for how rosenthal's travel show happened, while they were making the sitcom. >> i asked him what are you going to do on hiatus, between season one and season two, and remember -- >> we going to the jersey shore, where we always go. >> have you ever been to europe? and he said no. and i said, why not, and you know what you said? >> i'm not interested in
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other places. >> reporter: art imitateed life. >> a lightbulb went off. >> a free trip to italy. >> i donow relly intesteer culr. >> reporter: rse episodes that showed his lack of desire to travel behind his beloved jersey shore. >> can you believe this? >> it's water, yeah. >> reporter: raymond first notices a beautiful flower stand. >> and then you're walking alone, you're by yourself, and you run into two kids kicking a soccer ball. >> it comes my way, and i kind of give it back to them. and then they actually engage me to play with them, kick it around with them. >> it is one of my favorite things we've ever done on the show. >> reporter: and finally, raymond buys a slice of real italian
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pizza. >> this is like the best pizza i ever had. >> you want another? >> hell, yes, i want more. >> it is everything i love about travel. how you mind literally gets changed. >> it's like they know how to live here, don't you think? don't you think it is kind of beautiful here? >> we know what happened in the episode, but what happened to you in real life? >> we stayed in italy and we flew to sicily to visit my wife's home town. so we spent a week in this little village in the mountainside. the stuff we did in that episode i was living in real life. >> we were in a car this big. they were feeding us from the food they grew. you know, it is just seeing goodness from people who don't look like you, sound like you. there is this common denominator that you realize people are good all over. >> so i see this happen to him, and i think, what if i could do this for other
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people? >> reporter: rosenthal held on to the idea and started his travel and fod show in 2018. >> how hungry are you? >> i'll taste everything. >> i've got some goat noodles. >> i love goat. i think goat is the most underrated meat. >> reporter: do you ever ask a producer to taste something first? >> nope, i just jump in like an idiot. >> and when something is beautiful, i share it with everyone. that's also why i'm not 400 pounds. >> reporter: had is especially fond of a chef he met in thailand. >> it is a michelin-starred shack. unbelievable. a crab omelette, there is like a pound, pound and a half of crab. i think it is $50 for this omelette, and it's so friggin' delicious.
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you would never see it in america because it is would be prohibited, $200 to $300 here. >> reporter: rosenthal has just finished a book published by simon & schuster to document his travel and the best recipes he has discovered. >> it is these artisans, these craftsmen, who take such care and pride. i is their national heritage, their personal family history that is in every bite of the food you're getting. and i swear to you, you can taste it. >> reporter: as for ray romano, in the decade since "everybody loves raymond," he has continued to act in comedies and dramas. >> i don't care whether you did it or not. that makes no difference to me. i'm here to defend you. >> reporter: and he just finished directing and starring in a drama called "somewhere in queens," which he also co-wrote, once again drawing on
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memories from his family. >> do they yell and scream and are they loud? yeah. but there is that love underneath it. there is a bond that can't be broken. >> reporter: which perfectly describes ray ramadi's bond with rosenthal. >> it is humbling for me to go to dinner with him. when people come up for an autograph, it is for this guy now. >> you're crazy. my a1c wasn't at goal, now i'm down with rybelsus®. mom's a1c is down with rybelsus®. (♪ ♪) in a clinical study, once-daily rybelsus® significantly lowered a1c better than a leading branded pill. rybelsus® isn't for people with type 1 diabetes. don't take rybelsus® if you or your family ever had medullary thyroid cancer, or have multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2, or if allergic to it. stop rybelsus® and get medical help right away if you get a lump or swelling in your neck, severe stomach pain, or an allergic reaction.
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[yelling] >> the long shot has one the kentucky derby. >> pauley: so ended yesterday's 148th run for the roses. but steve hartman has a story which proves winning isn't everything. >> steve: not long ago friends and fans gathered to pay their final respects to one of the most unlikely celebrities in sport: zippy chippy. zippy loves b being a race horse. >> steve: and farce cul as it may look. unofficial zippy chippy fan club president, rosanne, says this memorial is hardly horse play. >> it could be a joke to some people, but the people that know the real story about zippy, they're heartbroken. >> steve: zippy chippy was born into a racing royal family. he is the grandson of kentucky derby winner northern dancer. and zippy, too, could have been one of the all-time
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greats if only at the start of every race, he just would have started. >> they're off. and dwelling in the gate is zippy chippy. >> steve: zippy never understood why everybody was in such a rush. he lost every race he was in. 0 for 100. 101 if you count the time he lost to a minor league baseball player. that cemented his reputation as the los losingest race horse in history. this is zippy with his owner and faithful companion, felix monserrate. he died a few years ago, but he never gave up on this horse. >> he is like my son. i like him a lot. every time he run, he make me feel good. >> steve: zippy lived out the last leg of his life in upstate new york. he died last month at the age of 31, and is now being celebrated, finally,
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as the winner that he was. >> he was loved. we'll miss him. >> steve: not a single person even mentioned his racing record. quite to the contrary. >> in a sport that winning is everything, zippy taught us that losing is a normal thing. >> steve: do you think people see themselves in zippy a little bit? >> oh, yeah. i think we all see ourselves in zippy. because it was always in zippy's terms. whatever zippy wanted, zippy did. >> steve: at the kentucky derby, all that matters is speed. but zippy reminds us that there is more to life than running for the roses. that sometimes it is better to just stop and smell them.
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fanduel and draftkings, two out of state corporations making big promises to californians. what's the real math behind their ballot measure
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for online sports betting? 90% of profits go to the out of state corporations permanently. only eight and a half cents is left for the homeless. and in virginia, arizona, and other states, fanduel and draftkings use loopholes to pay far less than was promised. sound familiar? it should. it's another bad scheme for california. >> pauley: it is one of washington's most beloved memorials, marking its 100th year later this month. but how much do we really know about the monument honoring our 16th
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president? with faith salie, we pay a visit. >> i have a dream...that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed. >> reporter: in 1963, martin luther king, jr. stood on the steps of the lincoln memorial with a dream. in the year since, millions have come here to make their own voices heard. >> the lincoln memorial, more than any other monuments and memorials we ever see, has become historic sight in its own rider, a symbol of where you go to exercise your first amendment right. >> reporter: mike, chief of communications for the national mall, says creating a stage for protests wasn't part of the memorial's original design. >> it is on a straight line access from the capitol to the washington monument to where the lincoln memorial was
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built. henry bacon, the architect, envisioned at the far end of the mall you have the capitol building, which represents the government, and here you have the lincoln memorial, the savior of that government. >> reporter: it is a symbolic link connecting the memorial and the mall to formally confederate virginia. but imagine if the lincoln memorial looked like this or this? those were just some of the designs that were initially proposed. ultimately, it was preeminent henry bacon's neoclassical design that was selected, modeled after the parthenon in athens. all to celebrate a man born in a log cabin. there are 87 steps to the memorial, forescore and seven steps leading up to lincoln. and those with an eagle eye can even spot a typo. >> the word "future," was
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mistakenly carved and had to be puttied or filled in. >> reporter: a charming accident buried in a very deliberate design. the memorial was symbolically hune from rock that hailed from all parts of the united states. stone from massachusetts, colorado, tennessee, while lincoln himself is carved of georgia marble. the design's theme was unity, so there is almost no mention of the actual cause of the civil war: slavery. according to scott sandage, professor of american history at carnegie mellon in pittsburgh. >> by saying nothing about slavery, you avoid the rubbing of all sores. so they intentionally build a memorial that has no references in it to enslavement or the end of slavery, except for the
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eloquent sentences he made in his second memorial address. >> reporter: on may 30th, 1922, the memorial was dedicated by former president howard taft in front of a large, segregated crowd, one that included lincoln's son. the only speaker of the day, head of the tuskegee institute, had his speech censored. only the civil war veterans were seated black next to white. >> the chicago defender began to run editorials that said the lincoln memorial wh has been opened but not dedicated because the memorial didn't say anything about slavery. >> reporter: perhaps the memorial's true dedication came in 1939, when african-american superstar marian anderson performed on the steps. >> i would say when she
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sang, it was the beginning of the civil rights movement. they called her the voice of the century. >> in washington, 75,000 people... >> reporter: anderson had wanded to perform at the capitol's largest indoor venue, constitution hall, but -- >> she was turned down by the daughter of the american revolution, saying that only white performers were allowed access there. >> reporter: instead, she sang for an integrated crowd of 75,000 and a radio audience of millions. when she began to sing "my country tis of thee." ♪♪ ♪ my country tis of thee ♪ >> reporter: she changed the words. instead of singing "ofthem thee of sing" she sang..."to thee we sing." and she becomes and american voice of democracy in that moment.
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and turning the steps of the memorial into a stage. >> yeah. >> if you walk up those steps, i think it's impossible not to think of martin luther king, jr., in addition to thinking about abraham lincoln, and marian anderson. so in an amazing twist, the lincoln memorial became a place for rewriting the history that it was intended to erase. it was intended to forget about racial divides, and it became a place for remembering them and trying to heal them. self to los? who said you can't do dinner? who said only this is good? and this is bad? i'm doing it my way. meet plenity. an fda -cleared clinically proven weight management aid for adults with a bmi of 25-40 when combined with diet and exercise. plenity is not a drug - it's made from naturally derived building blocks and helps you feel fuller and eat less.
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>> pauley: potus, washington's shorthand for president of the united states, is now on broadway. not the potus, of course, but a funny new show about the women behind a fictional commander in chief. rita braver has our front-row seat. >> you! you are not nice to me! >> reporter: meet the wild women of potus. [yelling] >> reporter: all seven scrambling to serve one incompetent chief-of-staff. >> i have bullied 500 feminists into attending tonight's dinner. to try to keep our female base from shrinking literally smaller than a nut sack in the snow.
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>> reporter: julie whites plays the white house chief-of-staff. headliner vanessa williams is the president's wife. >> you're loyalty to my husband is admirable, and i hope you continue to feel fulfilled by your choice of trading youth and beauty for a life of service to him. >> thank you. >> reporter: in fact, the president, who we never actually meet, takes advantage of everyone. but williams says her character has made a calculated decision to stay as first lady. because she knows what her husband is? >> absolutely. it can be reflective of what a lot of women who have been in that space have had to deal with: a choice of staying in the marriage, when you know that everybody knows the reality of what is happening to the marriage -- >> reporter: and that includes his dalliance with dusty, played by emmy award-winning julianne hough. >> you hear about the position? why are you winking?
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>> reporter: but she soon realizes she got hoodwinged along with everyone else. >> i was like there was some belief in them, his charm. it is like when you first date somebody on their best behavior, and then boom, boom, boom. >> yeah. [laughter] >> they take off their shoes and the tone nails are just horrible. >> reporter: comedian suzy nakamora is the white house press secretary. >> you can't do i in this palace. >> reporter: chris, a white house reporter, is played by broadway veteran lilli cooper, who also happens to be a nursing mom both on stage and in real life. i mean, you're strapping it on -- >> quite literally strapping it on. i think it adds to the
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chaos of being a working mom, is finding time to pump while you're at work. it is crazy. >> reporter: what does this show say about working moms? >> that being a working mom is hard, it's really hard. and i think it is kind of taken for granted, that we just do it. >> reporter: leah, of orange is the new black fame, plays a different type of working woman. she is the president's jail-bird, drug-dealing sister. >> your whole staff looks like sweaty beanie babies. >> reporter: you and the press secretary are all flings? >> yeah. suzy nakamora and i play girlfriends. that's a lot of fun. i get to kiss both these girls. i get kissed 16 times a week, right here. [laughter] >> reporter: and rachel dratch is the president's
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mousey secretary, who is trying to change her image. >> i am decreasing my testosterone, increasing my cortisone. >> reporter: she is sort of the wise fool in all of this? >> i like that. >> reporter: why did you want to play this role? >> um, well, just -- i don't know. it seemed super fun. first of all, it is broadway. a broadway debut -- >> reporter: all of these colorful characters come directly from selena bbilinger. here you, 28 years old on broadway? >> isn't it beautiful. >> reporter: how did you get the idea for this show? >> we were having this series of headlines, basically, about powerful
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men abusing their power. it was fascinating because they always had this circle of women around them that were always defending them on enabling them. what is going on? i became really fascinated with what those women's daily lives looked like. >> reporter: i'm sure a lot of people are going to see this play and wonder, is there any particular president you're trying to skewer? >> it is an amalgamation of so many of them. i think it is a story you could put in so many institutions, so many companies, so many schools, so many homes. >> and then you wake up and do it all over again. >> reporter: and bringing her play to life is a director who broke through broadway's glass ceiling: five-time tony award winner susan stroman. you read the script before you knew how old she is? >> yes, yes. >> reporter: and when you found out? >> i couldn't believe it. >> the show says a lot about women. not only can they be funny without a man around, but
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also the idea of the show about women in charge. >> to do something this fantastic and have that room just filled with estrogen, just women, being creative and funny, in the lead, in the power, working together, it was a completely different process that i've ever been involved in before. in terms of creating something new. >> reporter: and boy, do they use their power. >> you're not going a anywhere. >> who is going to stop me, you? >> yes. >> reporter: here you are playing lady mcbeth with a sense of humor? >> yes, who is widely accomplished and deeply affective. she's a tough cookie, but we're all tough cookies. [laughter] >> some people do call them cookies. [laughter] >> reporter: and as for that other thing they say about women? if you google women aren't
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funny, it is kind of a thing, right? >> what? >> you would hear, women aren't funny. and i was just, like, what? screw that. i grew up on, you know, lily tomlin and guild gilda radner. it never crossed my mind. >> reporter: as the play ends, the women triumphantly take the stage. and the cast members say they're main goal is to bring some fun into these troubled times. ♪♪ ♪ i hate myself for loving you ♪ >> reporter: and you're probably kind of sweaty because you laughed so hard. >> i had a woman come up to me and say, i started laughing so hard i wet my pants. >> she is a depends
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>> pauley: on this mother's day, thoughts from actor, business women, and mom, gwyneth paltrow. >> i remember the morning my daughter, apple, came into the world. i felt this incredible rush of love. it was so shocking that i asked my mother, do youis much? it reframed completely how i saw motherhood. when my son moses was born two years later, i expected to follow the same emotional template. but for the first several months, i experienced post-partum depression. i was overwhelmed by so many emotions, most acutely shame. even though i knew then that moses would light up my life. my experience of motherhood in those early days was different, but in hindsight, i can see how many things were exactly the same. i love them both so, so much. i wondered who they would become. i sang to them, and, of
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results, i can show you the scars on my back. >> reporter: david gergen may be a battle-tested veteran of serving president's, republicans and democrats, but gergen, who turns 80 tomorrow, doesn't hold back when asked to describe the state of democracy in 2022. >> we can't continue on the path we're on. it is unsustainable. it's like being in a car at midnight on the edge of a cliff with rain falling and no headlights. >> reporter: sound alarmist? well, consider the source. david gergen remains a washington legend for his clear and steady appraisal of the times, having guided presidents nixon, ford, reagan, and clinton through critical moments in u.s. history. when you step back and look at all of this, is america in a political crisis or a moral crisis? >> that's a great question. that's a great question. i think it is a moral crisis.
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i really, honestly believe these are moral questions, ultimately. >> reporter: gergen is reaching out to those who share his concerns with a new book: "heart, touched with fire." published by cbs parent country paramount global simon & schuster. it is a call for a new younger generation of leaders to seize the reins and to learn from someone who was so often in the room where it happened. take me in the room with richard nixon. what is a lesson from your time with nixon that applies today? >> nixon was a man who was, in my judgment, the best strategist we have had in the last century or so. but he also had demons inside him he had not learned to control, and they eventually took him down. >> always remember: others may hate you, but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. and then you destroy
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yourself. >> one of the most wonderful images is nixon getting on the helicopter. and that night in washington, life went on. >> it did, exactly right. i was there, i was on the lawn. i saw the helicopter take off. >> reporter: the transition of power worked in august 1974,. >> it did. >> reporter: not on january 6, 2021. >> that's a measure of how much we changed. >> reporter: you worked for republican presidents. do you have faith in leader mccarthy and leader mcconnell? >> i wish i did. i'm looking forward to the day when the republican party will regain their balances. >> reporter: the republicans have a former president still on the march politically in this country -- >> yep. >> reporter: -- pushing a lie. >> yep. but there are various signs that the power of the structure, trump in charge, that armor is beginning to fall off a little bit. >> reporter: gergen's
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call for new leadership includes our current president. your book says it is time for the current generation of leaders frankly, to get out, to head for the exits. >> it is time for the torch to pass. there are some wonderful people in power, baby-boomers, but the truth is, as a generation, even too many baby-boomers has been a disappointment. >> reporter: president biden, should he run in 2024? >> sadly, i think president biden's time as an active leader will end with this term and should end with this term. >> reporter: would the same message apply in the house and the senate, leader mcconnell, speaker pelosi? >> absolutely. >> reporter: they may say, david, we might be near 80, but we can still do the job -- >> i think the proof is in the pudding. if they say they're doing the job so well, i think most of the people in
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country would disagree with them. >> reporter: he has taught leadership at john f. kennedy school of government. he is a navy veteran and sees military service as a character-forming crucible, something missing from the lives of so many today. do you believe that young people are craving some kind of tough, force leadership? >> yes, i do. i think we see it certainly in the climate change movement. we see it overseas in pakistan. and the other thing i would call your attention to are young, black women who are occupying the high ground on things like blblacklives matter and the me-too movement. >> reporter: a lot of young people feel like they don't have the time or the ability to do national service. >> i agree.
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there are people who wouldn't do that. but we haven't offered it in a very big way. we haven't encouraged people to dot. le back tn comemben >> pla ano conservation measure. >> we had 250,000 men in the woods. when people serve when they're young, they tend to come back to it. >> reporter: after years of serving presidents, david gergen now hopes to shape future ones. and while his eyes are fixed on tomorrow's leaders, the lessons of the past are always close at hand. you write about that picture of j.f.k. leaning over the desk -- >> yes, our leadership models are evolving. kennedy, that was the great man theory in a picture. sort of at dusk, a lonely figure, the burden of the world on his shoald shoulders. look at obama, the obama presidency is when he is
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down in the situation room, we're closing in on osama, and all of these people advising him. we've moved to a more collective action. it becomes essential in a really complicated world that is moving so quickly. >> reporter: leadership can be tough? >> it can be very tough. but you can't forget the essentials that go back to the greeks and romans, of character and capability and of courage. those are things that are still necessary tod, hundreds of years later.
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♪ you just wait and see ♪ captioning sponsored by cbs i'm margaret brennan in washington. and this week on "face the nation," the future of a woman's right to choose an abortion is in jeopardy in many states across the country. as an unprecedented leak of a draft supreme court decision to overturn roe vs. wade creates the political equivalent of an earthquake. there is turmoil around the nation as republicans and democrats scramble to figure out what the political and the practical impact of new abortion restrictions could be. house speaker nancy pelosi will be with us. plus we'll hear from south carolina republican congresswoman nancy mace. then ukraine's military is on high alert this weekend, bracing for more attacks, as vladimir putin plans to celebrate


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