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and tesla full self-driving is the worst commercial software i've ever seen. tell congress to shut it down. paid for by the dawn project. xxx. i personally approved the decision to seek a search warrant. >> there's a tremendous burden on the department to explain actions. >> this is an historic bill. ♪♪ good morning. welcome to "sunday today" on august 14th. i'm hallie jackson in for willie geist. what was supposed to be a day of healing for victims of a
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fire turned deadly in pennsylvania. it happened when a car drove into a crowd of people who had gotten together for a fund-raising event. at least one person killed, 17 others hurt. the suspect then left the area to attack someone else. that suspect in custody this morning. the latest in a live report from the scene. our sunday focus, america, seeming more divided than ever before. after the mar-a-lago search, some speculating about the possibility of a civil war. how we got so broken coming up. plus, harry smith takes a trip down memory lane with a stop at stuckey's, a stop for root tripping families across the country. a sunday sitdown with one of hollywood's brightest rising stars, ariana debose, who plays anita in "west side story" on her rise through broadway, to getting the nomination at this year's oscars.
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>> when i was a kid, i watched oscars. everybody says, i would like to thank the academy. i would sit on the floor and mouth the words, i would like to thank the academy. >> did you? >> i did. i really did. >> that sitdown with ariana debose plus a life well lived on later. let's start with the awful scene in pennsylvania. a car drove into people who gathered for a fund-raiser. george, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. here is what's left behind after that horrific scene plays out. the event saturday meant to heal a community coping with heartbreak. two dead, 17 injured, with the man responsible now in custody. this morning, the community of berwick, pennsylvania, in mourning, left reeling by tragedies in two counties. >> i have a car into a crowd of people.
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>> reporter: according to pennsylvania state police, a man plowed his car into a group of people at a fund-raiser. a 50-year-old woman was killed. 17 others injured. authorities still investigating whether or not the crash was intentional. another woman found dead just a mile away after police say she was assaulted by the same suspect. the 24-year-old was arraigned overnight. >> this is a complete tragedy in a community where there has been tragedy. >> reporter: it unfolded saturday outside this restaurant and bar where social media videos show a benefit being held to help family members of a deadly house fire that claimed ten lives in a neighboring town. >> i had friends from the fire. they said some were here tonight with the family. >> reporter: that tragedy unfolding nine days before the car crash. pennsylvania state police officials say the suspect in the case was later detained after
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receiving calls that a man was physically assaulting a woman in the next town over. authorities say when they arrived, the woman was dead. >> the male what was the suspect in both incidents, is in custody. >> reporter: the victims taken to various local hospitals. the extent of injuries not known. >> if there's anything we could do to help those families beyond our investigation, we will do it. >> it's terrible. it's just -- this world anymore. >> reporter: this morning, communities left heartbroken and awaiting answers. at least four people rushed to the hospital were said to be in critical condition. others evaluated were able to go home with no motive still clear this morning. many in the community are left asking the question why this happened. >> george, so many people thinking about that community and about berwick this morning. thank you very much. salman rushdie is said to be doing well this morning, two days after he was attacked and stabbed repeatedly on stage.
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his alleged attacker appearing in court saturday. we are outside the hospital where rushdie is recovering. good morning. >> reporter: good mrorning. we are learning more details about the attack from officials who say salman rushdie was stabbed approximately 12 times in the chest and stomach. further reports that the author is making progress and is in good spirits. this morning, signs of improvement for salman rushdie. his agent confirming saturday, the 75-year-old is off the ventilator and talking, despite roughly a dozen stab wounds across his body. according to the district attorney. his accused attacker, this 24-year-old, was arraigned on second degree attempted murder and assault charges but pled not guilty. witnesses say the suspect stormed the stage just before rushdie was going to lead a discussion on protecting freedom
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of speech. this man, among those to rush to the author's aid. >> i think the prompt medical care he received, the physicians that got up on stage, undoubtedly saved his life. >> reporter: officers had taken the suspect into custody. >> we assess for every event what we think the appropriate security level is. why we had a state trooper presence there. >> reporter: some say that wasn't enough considering the threats since publishing "the satanic verses," some. iran's government has not commented but some celebrating. >> translator: this is pleasing and shows those who insult the sacred things of muslims in addition to punishment in the afterlife will get punished in this world, too. >> reporter: two officials tell nbc news a leading theory is that the suspect acted alone and
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was inspired by iran-related extremist. prosecutors called it a pre-planned unprovoked stabbing saying the suspect took a bus to get here. he had false identification on him. he bought a ticket in advance to gain entry into rushdie's lecture. >> thank you. overnight breaking news out of jerusalem where the state department says americans were hurt in a suspected palestinian attack. a gunman opened fire on a bus in a parking lot near the western wall. eight people were hurt, with two of them in serious condition. the shooting comes a week after fighting intensintensified. new details out of florida. almost a week after the fbi searched former president trump's estate, with questions now about whether he could be in any legal trouble. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a source familiar with the matter tells nbc news that authorities received a tip that
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classified material was still at mar-a-lago after the former president's team said there was not. this morning, new details on what may have led to the fbi's unprecedented search of the former president's mar-a-lago estate. former officials and sources telling nbc news that mr. trump's chaotic exit from office, and careless handling of government records, may have helped set the stage for the search. former national security advisor john bolton saying, trump had a habit of grabbing intelligence documents. a trump spokesperson pushed back telling nbc news, president trump has great care for the importance of presidential records. a new detail found in a declaration signed by a trump lawyer in june saying there were no longer documents marked classified stored at mar-a-lago, according to "the new york times," citing four people with knowledge of the document, which nbc has not reviewed. a trump lawyer did not respond to our inquiry. these revelations concerning top
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democrats in congress, now asking the director of national intelligence to investigate potential damage to national security. prompting questions about legal jeopardy the former president could face. is there any justifiable reason why former president trump would have classified, top secret documents in his possession? >> he is not engaged in diplomacy. he is not consulting with anyone in the federal government. it's hard for me to understand a legitimate national security reason. >> reporter: the violations of certain statutes the fbi was looking for carry prison time and disqualification from ever running for public office again, all as the former president weighs his options to declare his 2024 run. new polling this week conducted online after the search shows that nearly half of americans believe the fbi's action was prompted by a search for evidence because the former president committed a crime. another poll finds 45% of
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americans believe taking the classified materials is, quote, a very big problem. >> thank you. andrea mitchell is nbc's chief washington correspondent. she's in for chuck this morning. good morning. >> good morning. >> democrats are worried about the national security implications of what has happened here, about what was discovered at mar-a-lago. some are saying it's a politically motivated attack. talk about the political ramifications, especially a couple months out from midterms. >> there are so many political implications here. aside from the national security concerns, which are considerable. they have asked for an assessment from the house and senate chairs of intelligence, have asked for an assessment from the intelligence community, a damage assessment. we will see what is declassified from that assessment. the political concerns are
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clearly, first of all, the former president and his supporters are fund-raising, our elected officials are fund-raising on this constantly now. really terrible rhetoric, according to most other people, terrible rhetoric calling for civil war, attacks on the fbi. some of these senators, it's not just the outliers. there's a real threat, the online threats are at a fever pitch, worse than any time since just before january 6. there's concern about that. the real concerns politically, first of all, this is a great week for president biden, but the white house got very little play on the successful legislation on their track record because all focus has been again on the former president. second of all, will the republican base be so mobilized by this? on the other hand, they may
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actually have gone too far. some republicans are toning down their rhetoric after seeing there were 11 sets of classified documents, top secret documents, the most secure, confidential material, sources and methods still in mar-a-lago, despite them saying they turned it all over. >> andrea mitchell, thank you so much. we will look for more on "meet the press" when andrea is joined by amy klobuchar and mike rounds. to a strange scene in northern utah on saturday. captured on camera that had a lot of people asking, what is that? look at this. a streak showed up followed by this loud boom. utah's governor tweeted he heard this noise when he was out for a run in salt lake city. officials confirmed it was not seismic. it was not and now right current
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conditions we are waking up to the cloud cover and we are going to climb into the 70s and we will get some clearing in the skies from the cloud cover. also we will see the winds pick up around the coastline and in the interior valleys. and by 12:00, we will climb into straight ahead, the highs and lows of the week, including a scary moment in the little league world series playoffs, followed by a moment of good sportsmanship that's hard to forget. speaking of baseball. hold all his calls. why one player is apologizing for what happened. see that? he went sliding into third base. our sunday focus on america divided, after that fbi search at mar-a-lago. fears of violence realized and concerns more could be on the way.
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when federal agents entered former president trump's florida home with the search and seize warrant on monday, the backlash was welcome instantaneous, trump supporters gathering near mar-a-lago furious with calls to de-fund the fbi. some of the former president's republican allies in congress also lashing out. all of it fuelling concerns of more violence with more americans than you might think grimly bracing for the unthinkable, they say. a civil war. the questions now going beyond how we got so broken to what happens from here. vaughn hillyard has our sunday focus. >> reporter: fbi agents searching mar-a-lago this week. former president trump's beloved florida estate. what he called the southern white house. >> for the first time in american history, the fbi has conducted a search at the home of a former president of the united states. >> reporter: the outrage in the wake of the search was swift. >> this is going to enrage the
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country. >> the way our federal government has gone, it's what we thought about the gestapo. they go after people. >> reporter: days later -- >> gain entry into the fbi field office. >> reporter: an armed man tried to break into an fbi office in cincinnati, ohio, with an ar-15 in hand. america is struggling with anger and discontent. >> our biggest threat remains the sick, sinister and evil people from within our country. >> reporter: key institutions under fire on the left -- >> it feels like a betrayal, like my country doesn't love me. >> reporter: and on the right. especially in the wake of the mar-a-lago search. >> this country was stolen to a bunch of fascists. >> reporter: ben collins tracks online hate and extremism for nbc news. he says some trump supporters are ready to take up arms. >> they are saying, they are waiting for the word go. something like donald trump, these people seeping away and t
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they have no threat but to act. >> reporter: similar threats emerged ahead of january 6. why do they turn to violence? >> there's this view that take up your guns. we are seeing this online. this is the last resort. you are losing your country. these are the types of phrases we see again and again and again online. then echoed explicitly or immres -- implicitly by politicians. >> reporter: the president who helped hold america together during the last civil war, lincoln, famously warned that a house divided against itself cannot stand. presidential historian michael boesclosch. >> we might see outbreaks of violence against federal installations like the fbi and
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other federal institutions that mount and mount so there's violence in the streets. >> reporter: how does america reverse course? >> americans must see that violence and division are something that is outside the american tradition and will not make anyone's life better. but the lesson of american history is that we have always gotten through moments like this and americans have come back together again. >> reporter: a government of the people by the people for the people now suspect to many of its people. >> vaughn is joining us live this morning. vaughn, based on your reporting, what are the ramifications of this escalation of violent talk? >> reporter: it's metastasizing of political resentment years in the making. take this man in cincinnati who attacked the fbi. he was at the u.s. capitol complex on january 6.
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this week, after the execution of the mar-a-lago search warrant, he said, quote, we cannot tolerate this one and said, to be ready for combat. you saw what happened this week when he attacked that fbi headquarters. this is a situation in which we have not seen this level of talk of political violence on the far right elements of the internet since those weeks after the 2020 election. when you are hearing from attorney general garland, he said he will not stand for attacks on the professionalism of the doj and fbi. you heard this week from the head of the law enforcement officers agency who said the threats against them are, quote, unprecedented. >> vaughn hillyard, good to see you. thank you. coming up, willie's sunday sitdown with ariana debose on her bold move turning down steven spielberg at her first audition for "west side story." the gift and pleasure of playing anita and the experience of
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being in the original cast of "hamilton." then the historian who captivated america in his books and on tv. our photo of the week. fans looking on as wnba champ sue byrd waves good buy during -- good-bye during her last regular season game there. byrd is retiring this year, one of the greatest to ever play in the league, after 19 years with the seattle storm. oh, that i can't believe i scored this price feeling! well believe it baby! because wayfair always delivers. the look you want at the prices you want. so you can have the home you want! see we told you. wayfair always delivers small prices for big dreams. ♪ wayfair you've got just what i need ♪ if you're always asking, “where next?”...
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patients as the strike looms. they say that the union is well aware that the decision to strike is going to hurt kaiser permanente's ability to meet the needs of the patients and that is the reality of the strike, and they realize that it is going to meet the needs of the patients' care at a height of demands. san francisco is continuing to vaccination effort, and they tweeted that there was no line at the monkeypox vaccination clinic which is a huge relief. it will be reopened today, and the demand for the vaccination is high in san francisco, and the supply is low, but so far, the city has received 23,000 vaccine doses and many of that arrived this week. this is happening as san francisco is reporting 250 cases out of 1,900 statewide. let's check in with our
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meteorologist for the forecast. >> it is a nice saturday, and we are waking up to cloud cover on this sunday, but don't worry, it is going to different for the afternoon, an different, i mean sunny. it is going to be going to be a very nice sunrise right now with temperatures of 72, and the wind speeds are calm, and the wind speeds will pick up, and right on the lunch hour, we will see the increase into the upper 60s and lower 70s for san francisco, an meanwhile, the inland areas, we will get a little bit warmer. so we are heading into the warming trend for the inland valleys. it is 63 now, and by 10:00 a.m., it will be in the upper 70s, and by noon, it is going to be in the upper 80s, and you want to get the jog in early, because by the inland, it is going to be 70s and 80s this afternoon and
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also an excessive heat watch going into place for solano county, and then we will get the heat beginning to peak into the middle of the week. we will also have the interaction of monsoonal moisture getting muggy around here. we will have the full forecast at around 8:00. and the return of jazzfest bringing the welcomed sounds to the south bay. the big boost in sales that businesses are relying on. we will have all of that coming up, and the forecast whether we like it or not coming up with xfinity internet, you get advanced security that helps protect you at home and on the go. you feel so safe, it's as if... i don't know... evander holyfield has your back. i wouldn't click on that. hey, thanks! we got a muffin for ed! all right! you don't need those calories. can we at least split it? nope.
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a member of the original cast of "hamilton." it's been a whirlwind few years to say the least. she was named to "time's" 100 most influential. willie and ariana got together for a sunday sitdown. >> this is your spot. >> it's like my home away from home. they would turn this basement into the unofficial after party. >> the singing and dancing continue on broadway long after the theaters have gone dark for the night. >> i love it here. they treat you like family. >> one night in the fall of 2018, ariana debose just finished her tony nominated performance in "summer," the donna summer musical, when the phone rang and her life changed.
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you get a phone call that a certain steven spielberg wanted to see you. >> i was going to be asked to sing and dance. i was like, these are long. no. i would be happy to come back if you like what i do. i gotta go home, go to sleep, so i can get up and dance. as a woman of color, when you walk into a room like that, you better be prepared. i danced. he enjoyed it. he asked me to sing. i sang. he enjoyed that. then he asked me to -- if i would read. i just said, nope. no, sir. he said, you are not going to read? i said, no again. he is like, you will come back? i said, i would be honored. >> she did come back. spielberg was impressed. he offered debose the role of anita in his new version of the old classic "west side story." ♪♪ >> he said, don't tell anyone for three months.
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cool? >> you called mom? >> i can't remember if i told her over the phone. at that point i was convinced that maybe i'm being bugged. >> it's a test. >> it's a test. he is listening in. >> debose steps into the role first played on film by the iconic rita marino who earned one of the ten academy awards "west side story" won 60 years ago. did that feel daunting? were you just excited to get a new look at it, a modern take on it? >> i had my fair share of run-ins with big fans of the film who were like, rita is always my favorite. that's so good for me. exit stage left. you take it in stride. >> you met with rita. she gave her blessing. >> she did. >> passed the torch a little bit. >> i had a full-blown panic
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attack. i'm very grateful to have someone like rita on my side. my father is puerto rican. he wasn't around. i didn't have direct access to my hispanic heritage. it was a very vulnerable experience for me to make this movie. it's also one of the greatest experiences i have ever had. it showed me how accepting this community can be. >> from winning the golden globe to hosting snl to having an oscar nomination -- >> it's wonderful. it's phenomenal. there aren't enough adjectives. i watched the oscars. everybody says, i would like to thank the academy. i would sit on the floor in my grandmother's living room and mouth the words, i would like to thank the academy. >> did you? >> i did. to now be a nominee, it's wild. the industry ischanging. people are talking about firsts right now.
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i've been told i'm the first afro-latina, first openly queer woman of color to be nominated for an oscar. that's cool. it's cool to be first. in my mind, that's indicative there will be more. >> that's acceptance speech was perfected in north carolina where debose was raised by her single mother, a teacher, who took her daughter to ballet, tap and jazz lessons beginning at age 3. your mom said, you came out of the womb dancing. this was always -- we were always going to end up here in one form or another. >> probably. >> you as a performer. after a high school trip to new york to see "a chorus line," debose knew just where she wanted to be. >> there was just an energy that i understood and that i felt like understood me. i finally saw myself. it wasn't about seeing necessarily skin color. it was just about seeing people who were doing the things i loved at the level that i
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believed i could do it at. >> after a sprint in college, debose moved at 19 to new york city. she soon was cast in her first broadway show, "bring it on." ♪♪ >> in 2015, debose became a member of the original company of "hamilton." the musical phenomenon that won 11 tony awards. there it is. >> is it still here? it's there! that's me. >> that's you. >> isn't that cool? >> that's so cool. >> a little show called "hamilton." >> tiny. >> did pretty well from what i read in the trades. >> didn't suck apparently. >> no, no. they should put that up. >> "hamilton," it doesn't suck. >> it was like woodstock out here. they had to shut down the street. there were people waiting to see
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you come in and come out at the stage door. >> i only ever feel like i saw crowds like that for huge movie stars at awards shows. or my god, angelina and brad are here. it was like a hurricane. i watched my friends and my colleagues become rock stars. i learned a lot from their experience. >> now standing at center stage, debose hopes to inspire a new generation. >> i mean, i surely never actually thought i would be academy award nominee ariana debose. but that happened. if that can happen for me, there's no reason that your dreams can't come true. >> i hope you get the chance do -- to say the words you rehearsed on your grandmother's floor. >> scary thought. >> putting it in the universe. get it out there. >> ariana did thank the academy in her acceptance speech like
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she practiced all those years ago. what an inspiration. subscribe to the sunday sitdown podcast to hear willie's full interview with ariana. find it on apple podcasts or wherever you get yours. next week, willie's sunday sitdown with the talented and hilarious jane krakowski on a career taken her from "vacation" to "30 rock" and a tony award on broadway. a great good morning. sunday morning and live look at san francisco. another bitf a cloudy start across the coastline and we will see the temperatures climbing back up into the 60s and the 70s along the coast and the bay, an meantime through the interior, 58 degrees and clean and sunshine in the afternoon and talking 70s and 80s and a closer look at the headlines coming up at 7:00 a.m., and a
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ahead, our highs and lows of the week, including the salute -- absolute determination from one boy until alexa played the song he wanted. up next, harry smith takes a trip down memory lane with a visit to stuckey's, a roadside stop for travellers through the decades. your spirit is stronger than your highs and lows. your creativity can outshine any bad day. because you are greater than your bipolar i, and you can help take control of your symptoms - and ask about vraylar. some medicines only treat the lows or highs. once-daily vraylar is proven to treat depressive, acute manic, and mixed episodes of bipolar i in adults. full-spectrum relief for all bipolar i symptoms. elderly dementia patients have increased risk of death or stroke. call your doctor about unusual changes in behavior or suicidal thoughts.
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getting to your final destination. for families just passing by, a popular roadside shop called stuckey's was a must-stop decades ago. maybe you remember the name. maybe you visited one. all but a few have shut down. now, there's a movement picking up speed to get it back to what it once was in its heyday. harry smith takes road trip of his own for our sunday spotlight. >> for baby boomers stuck in the back seat on the way to who knows where, the billboards were equal in power to the siren song, dad, we gotta stop at stuckey's. >> a quickie southern attraction. rubber alligators, ashtrays shaped like toilets. ♪♪ >> stephanie is a granddaughter of the founder.
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>> i was that kid in the back of the station wagon. older siblings got shutgun. >> there are two people who made their home out of one. there are sadly some trucker bars, strip joints. a leather shop. >> twice sold over the years, stephanie bought back what was left of stuckey's, the brand of which she is proud. >> we were never segregated. we're in the movie "the green book." >> our destination, one of the surviving stores where pecans are supreme. >> george washington kept pecans in his pocket at the battle of valley forge. we were the original snack nut mix. george freaking washington snacked on us during the
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revolutionary war. we are the most patriotic nut you will find anywhere. >> this is why i am reviving the brand. for this generation. you can know how much fun it is to take a road trip. >> until this moment, at the stuckey's inhattiesburg, mississippi, i never tasted a log roll. what else you got? my god. oh, my god. do not -- do not taste this. your life -- honey, we need more of this. from products to processing and packaging, stephanie is pulling stuckey's in the 21st century. would you in your wildest dreams -- do you have this idea there might be hundreds of stuckey's across the country? >> 100%.
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my dream and my business partner's dream is that some day we will sell enough of these to be profitable to own maybe five stuckey's that will be roadside jewels, this oasis on the side of the highway where you can have an experience. >> we would stop. for "sunday today," harry smith. >> thank you. from american culture to american history now. this week we highlight another life well lived. if you wanted to travel back into the past, you don't need a time machine to do it. all it takes is a good book written by author david mccullough. he first developed his love of history as a student at yale university. then as a writer and editor at american heritage magazine. in his free time outside of work, he wrote his first book about the johnstown flood. so well received he quit his job and decided to write full-time
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about american icons. then in 1992, after years of extensive research and interviews, he wrote "truman," a biography on the life of harry truman which won him his first pulitzer. after spending much of the time learning everything he could about another former president, he wrote "john adams" which won him his second pulitzer. both wound up getting the hollywood treatment in a made for tv movie on hbo and a miniseries. mccullough told c-span about the joy his work brought him. >> once you get involved with the material and you start asking questions, you are hooked and it's exciting. >> he was a popular narrator. >> i'm david mccullough. >> he was also the voice behind a series on the civil war.
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>> the war made some rich, ruined others. >> george w. bush awarded him the presidential medal of freedom in recognition of his works through the decades. david mccullough, a wordsmith david mccullough, a wordsmith who brghtou bubbles bubbles so many bubbles! as an expedia member you earn points on your travels, and that's on top of your airline miles. so you can go and see... or taste or do absolutely nothing with all those bubbles. without ever wondering if you're getting the most out of your trip. because you are. my asthma felt anything but normal. ♪♪ it was time for a nunormal with nucala. nucala is a once monthly add-on treatment for severe eosinophilic asthma that can mean less oral steroids. not for sudden breathing problems. allergic reactions can occur.
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time now for the highs and lows of the week. our first high goes to the sportsmanship on display this week at the little league southwest region championship game in texas. it started with a heartstopping moment. the fastball of the pitcher, it gets away from him, hits the batter in the side of the head. he goes to the ground. to the relief of the crowd, he gets up quickly. he heads over to first base. when he noticed the pitcher was visibly upset on the mound, he called time-out, walked over and look at this. wrapped up his opponent in a hug. >> i wanted to make sure he was all right. i wanted to make sure he knew i was all right. >> we felt bad for each other. i felt bad for hitting him. he felt bad for when i was
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crying. he hugged me and made me feel better. >> this is the best thing that i have ever seen in little league baseball. >> both kids' parents say they couldn't be more proud how their boys handled themselves on the field that day. they say there's no crying in baseball but folks started choking up watching that. our first low to an equally rare sight. it was a routine head first dive into third base. a not so routine reminder, we may all be a little too connected to our phones. watch. he slides into third. his phone comes out of his pocket. that's a first. there's adam, your phone is down there. right there. >> the 23-year-old had been called up from aaa that night.
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what does he do? he hands off the phone to the third base coach as the shocked announcers give the play by play. >> wow. whose phone is that? >> tell me. there's no way he had his phone in his pocket. >> he is playing with his phone. you take it. >> mlb rules say you cannot have a phone on the field. they are investigating. he feels awful. very embarrassed. calls it a terrible mistake. hate to see it. our next high to a win we can probably all relate to over amazon's alexa and her infamously selective hearing. you know what i mean. you ask her to do something and she just doesn't come through. a 3-year-old from texas totally gets it. he has been demanding more beyonce. listen.
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>> i mean, that is what you call a victory dance. it was not his first battle with alexa. his go-to artist is michael jackson. when he can't get alexa to play one of his hits, he moves on to the next.
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>> the hearts of the nation are cheering this kid on. victory over alexa. our last low goes to the emergence of an e-sport you might have never known you were missing. it's real. office worker bees unite. the world's most advanced microsoft excel users go head to head. you have eight all stars. they are trying to finish the most spreadsheet challenges. espn2 scored the tournament ticket, complete with commentary and play by play analysis. >> sheet one back there. we don't know what he built on there. that might help him. >> he is using left. how about flash fill? >> that is some intense action.
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we got more of your "sunday today" mugshots this week. from great destinations. check it out. tracy and rob vacationing. harmony celebrating her birthday with her friends on the beach in cape cod. happy birthday. art and christie. happy anniversary. michael turning 80 in florida. along the bottom, lori's 60th
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birthday. jason with his dogs in south carolina. finally, all the way from italy, maddie and sammie. major frequent flyer points. you might see yourself right here next week. get your mug online at today.com/shop. a programming note. major league baseball is streaming on peacock. it gets going early again this morning. our sunday lead-off coverage of the padres and washington nationals starts today 11:30 a.m. eastern on peacock. thank you for spending part of your morning here with us. willie will see you back here next week on "sunday today."
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