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“Sunday Morning” Full Episode 10/20

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This week “Sunday Morning,” hosted by Jane Pauley, features Mo Rocca’s cover story examining what we didn’t know about President Herbert Hoover. Plus: Lee Cowan talks with Martin Scorsese, Al Pacino and Robert De Niro about their first-ever collaboration, “The Irishman”; Anthony Mason looks at the life and music of […]

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Listen to 12 essential Janis Joplin tracks

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Music journalist Holly George-Warren, author of the new biography, “Janis: Her Life and Music,” offers “Sunday Morning” a roster of Joplin hits – well-known and rare – that capture the brilliance and power of the rock and blues singer

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Harriet Tubman’s road to freedom

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Harriet Tubman, a tiny woman who could neither read nor write, pulled off superheroine-like exploits in the years before the Civil War. With the help of the Underground Railroad, she not only escaped from a Maryland plantation to freedom in the North, she went back, 13 times over 10 years, […]

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Calendar: Week of October 21

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From the reopening of MoMA in New York City, to World Polio Day, “Sunday Morning” takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

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“The Irishman”: Scorsese, Pacino and De Niro together, finally

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Director Martin Scorsese and actors Al Pacino and Robert De Niro talk with correspondent Lee Cowan about their first-ever collaboration, “The Irishman,” the true story of Frank Sheeran, a hit man for a Philadelphia crime family. The mob epic, which spans decades, was created using cutting-edge technology to “de-age” its […]

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Skateboarding at 40+

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Contributor Luke Burbank recently took up a new hobby – skateboarding – and while inside he felt like a kid again, outside he remained very much a middle-aged man, with a sense of balance that could only be described as intermittent.

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What’s in a name?

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At a small university near Birmingham, Alabama, Steve Hartman found a big guy: 6’8″, 310-pound senior offensive lineman George Grimwade, a dominating force on the Samford Bulldog football team, who used his time on the playing field to send a very special message to his stepdad.

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Playing an escape room

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Correspondents David Pogue, Martha Teichner and Nancy Giles, along with “Sunday Morning” intern Cory Peeler, face a difficult challenge: Find their way out of a room before a bomb goes off! It’s just one of many examples of the big business in escape rooms – immersive adventures in which people […]

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Nature: Butterflies

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“Sunday Morning” takes us to a gathering of cabbage butterflies near Bridgeton, New Jersey. Videographer: Jeff Reisly.

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The life and music of Janis Joplin

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A new book about the rock and blues singer presents a portrait of a gifted, complex and challenging artist who became an iconic trailblazer during her 27 years. Anthony Mason talks with music journalist Holly George-Warren about her biography, “Janis: Her Life and Music.”

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Almanac: Margaret Dumont

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On October 20, 1882, the film and stage actress, the favorite comic foil of the Marx Brothers, was born. Jane Pauley reports.

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Portrait of the artist Helen Frankenthaler

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The beauty of Provincetown, Massachusetts inspired many works by one of the most renowned American artists of the 20th century: Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011). A series of works that the abstract expressionist painter created on Cape Cod is on view in an exhibit called “Abstract Climates,” at the Parrish Art Museum […]

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The Herbert Hoover you didn’t know

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President at the start of the Great Depression, he was an engineer and business magnate, hailed as a humanitarian who fed millions during World War I, and an innovator who introduced standardized traffic lights, electric light sockets, and milk bottles

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The real Herbert Hoover

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Herbert Hoover had been president for less than a year when the Crash of 1929 initiated the Great Depression, an epochal event in American history that would place his name near the bottom of presidential rankings. But the engineer and business magnate, who made several fortunes in his 20s, is […]

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Passage: Bill Macy and Elijah Cummings

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“Sunday Morning” remembers an actor famed for playing the long-suffering TV husband of Bea Arthur in the ’70s sitcom “Maude,” and a fiery orator of the House and untiring champion of civil rights