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or live chat at today. captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, committed to improving health for everyone, everywhere. ♪♪ [trumpet] ♪♪ >> pauley: good morning. i'm jane pauley, and this is "sunday morning." this week marks a year since joe biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the united states. it has been a year marked by some major legislative victories, but plenty of disappointments, too, all playing out in the shadow
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of covid, and unsettled economy and more. john dickerson takes stock of how president biden and our divided nation are doing one year on. >> biden: one year ago today -- >> reporter: presidents get credit and blame for what they do and for things they have no control over. lyndon johnson said that sometimes means the job is like being a jackass in a hailstorm: you just have to sit there and take it. >> how is joe biden doing? >> joe biden can't really claim this has been a victorious year. it is okay. >> reporter: coming up this "sunday morning," taking stock of joe biden's first year in office. >> pauley: for liza minnelli, the word "legend" runs in the family. this morning, we're catching up. ♪♪ ♪ i love a violin ♪ >> pauley: it has been a while since we have seen
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liza minnelli. >> when i'm singing no an audience, i'm not singing to an audience; i'm singing to you. so it is a one-on-one. ♪♪ > pauley: the one and only liza later on "sunday morning." david pogue introduces us to a man with a really bright idea. >> this piece is really, really special. >> reporter: not everyone appreciates the magnificence of chad shapiro's collection. he has what he says is the world's finest collection of antique lightbulbs. >> this represents edison what they call commercial lightbulb. >> reporter: ahead on "sunday morning," meet the collector who can really light up a room. >> far out! >> pauley: luke burbank talks with kirsten dunst about her talked about new
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movie. rita braver takes in a display of the works of groundbreaking artist m marcel duchamp. and we catch up with the beaver's big brother, tone tone down. plus opinion from douglas brinkley and more on this "sunday morning," january 16th, 2022. and we'll be back after this. ♪♪ [trumpet] ♪♪
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>> pauley: president biden's first year in office has been marked by both big plans and nagging problems. john dickerson considers the highs and the lows. [applause and cheering] >> reporter: it is a cliche of politics, the candidate campaign in poetry. >> i will, to the best of my ability -- >> reporter: but governed in pros. >> we lift our gaze not to what stands between us but what stands before us. >> reporter: but at joe biden's inauguration,
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amanda gorman's pote pateed the forces to chyme. >> it would destroy our country if it meant delaying democracy. >> reporter: workers were still repairing the windows in the capitol behind her from the violent attempt to overturn the election results. the broken glass is gone now but not the threat. >> i feel like the sun has not set on january 6. that the day continues. >> reporter: jill lepore is a harvard university historian. >> as long as the idea that an armed insurrection against a democratically-elected president being certified into office, or taking office, is seen as legitimate and defended as legitimate, or not repudiated by so many public figures, i hate to evoke images of such violence, but it seems it is a series of buried landmines. >> reporter: through the
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lens of the january 6 convulsion, the president biden administration at the one year mark is a success because it exists at all, democracy held. but presidencies are viewed through many lenses, and any way you look at it, the first biden year looks muddy. how is joe biden doing? >> joe biden is doing okay. he ran for president on this promise of a return to normalcy, a return to america maybe not quite as it was before president trump, but much less chaotic. >> reporter: jamelle bouie is a columnist for the "new york times." >> the persistence of the pandemic and the disruption of american society i think means that biden can't really claim that this has been a victorious year. it is oka i m >> reporter: this is not the chant that biden wants to here at the next rally: four more meh! the blu bluntest story of his
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presidents is about the messy departure from afghanistan, and continues to fall as covid cases climb and inflation has been rising. a presidency that started with heavy comparisons to f.d.r., now has the headline it is not over for joe biden. but history tells us the bluntest story is not always the last one. >> the impressions that people have one year in rarely have any bearing on how that person is seen in history. >> reporter: authority james fallows was a jimmy carter historian. >> jimmy carter was extremely popular in his first year in office. >> reporter: carter's first year approval rating was higher than ronald reagan, though reagan is considered the more successful president. measuring presidents in the moment is hard, says jill lepore, because
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people focus only on what is right in front of them, like a protracted global pandemic. >> it is puzzling over this: how do you measure a president? what most of us are measuring day to day are the covid numbers. >> reporter: so that means the approval rate segundo a general thermometer of the general hating, and if the public is unhappy, the president is the one that gets blamed. >> yes. it is sort of a proxy for the national mood, rather than the efficacy of an administration. and most of us don't have the ability day to day to evaluate the efficacy of the administration. with trump it was a little different because he was tweeting all day long. >> reporter: being president is you're the target of public anger, whether you caused a problem or not. biden's success, delivering vaccines into arms, was undermined by hesitancy and viral
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variants. those are not his fault. but he is responsible for the mixed public health messages. he the president admitted being caught flat-footed on testing. >> biden: you can order free tests shipped to your home. >> reporter: some part of public upset was the inevitable unpleasant result of doing what the public wanted, but it is also true that the biden team failed to account for how quickly the country would fall. >> biden made the decision to leave afghanistan, so he can be judged up or down based on that decision. i judge him up on that because it is what his predecessors have said and what he promised in his running. then there is the execution. there is room for fair commentary about whether the human cost was needlessly ungrave. even if the decision to leave afghanistan had been carried out in the most perfect possible way, it would have been a tragedy
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there. >> reporter: on the economy, inflation in december rose 7%, a spike that hasn't been seen since 1982, during ronald reagan's first term. and that economists in both parties predicted would be caused by biden's early spending programs. >> i've lived through times of hyper inflation, and i've lived through times of mass layoffs. mass layoffs are way worse, the trauma to families and to communities and to companies is much worse than the genuine problem of inflation. >> reporter: the unemployment rate is moving in a more encouraging direction. just 3.9%, down from 6.3° at the start of biden's tenure. >> this is probably the strongest economy for workers than americans have had in some time. >> reporter: columnist jamelle bouie. >> without credit from a strong economy and with the resistance from the republicans and a
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democratic party feeling unenthusiastic, he is in a tough spot. >> reporter: democrats are unenthusiastic because biden was not able to pass the plans initially posed, and the voting rights act. he can only afford to lose three democrats in the house. has he been stymied or is this kind of a slow process that it takes when you have these kind of margins? >> i think i'm somewhere in between the two. the infrastructure bill, depending on how you count it, it is $600 billion or $1.5 trillion. in a year, president biden has signed $3 trillion of spending into law, which is, i believe, more than his democratic predecessor signed in his entire years in office. so by that standard, biden is doing great. but by the standard of the coalition and the coalition's expectations, and by, i think, the
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administration's expectations, it is probably behind. >> reporter: biden, feeling the heat from his base, signaled his urgency about voting rights. >> biden: i've been having these quiet conversations with members of congress for the last two months. i'm tired of being quiet! >> reporter: neither quiet nor loud worked. at the end of last week, democratic senators manchin and sinema wouldn't support changing senate filibuster rules to pass the act. >> biden: i hope we can get this done. >> reporter: the same day the supreme court struck down the administration's employer vaccine mandate, another setback at the end of the first year of joe biden's presidency. which means the second year starts not with poetry or pose but with the blues. ♪ my name's caleb. what's yours?
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pretty dazzling. built to the brim with cutting-edge contemporary works y the likes of bruce nowman, marina, and andy warhol. you just thught it would be really fun to have a lot of pictures of chairman mao. and many more, it is all assembled by a pair of quirky octenairlines. he is a personal injury lawyer, and she is a former school teacher and mother of three. >> you walk here, like this. >> reporter: don't dare call them collectors. >> no. i hate it. >> i hate the word "collector." i buy what i love, okay? i buy what talks to me. i buy what makes me feel emotional and loving. i don't buy it because it
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fits into my collection. >> reporter: collection or not, right now some of the levine's most important works are not on the walls of their home. but at the gershwin museum, the smithsonian showcase for modern art. how does it feel to see this up here and how excited they are about your gifts? >> wonderful, absolutely wonderful. >> reporter: they have bequeathed the museum one of the most important troptroves of marcel duchamp. >> it has absolutely no aesthetic value. >> reporter: it is a dog comb. >> yeah. if you found it in the gutter, you wouldn't even take it out. >> reporter: then why did you pay a lot of money to own it? >> because it is a duchamp statement that art need not be pretty. he tries to get into your head. >> reporter: born in
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normandy in 1887 to a family of traditional painters, duchamp would cause a sensation when his modernist painting, a nudie sending a staircase, was rejected by an important parisan art show in 1912. the fact that viewers thought it was hot to see a nude on a staircase had something to do with the initial rejection. >> reporter: but melissa chu says the painting was a huge hit when he showed it at the famed new york aarmory show a year later. >> this was the work that started his reputation in the united states, and probably helped him to make his decision to stay here in this country. >> reporter: this version of nude, part of levine's gift, is actually a copy authorized by duchamp. he never put much stock in originals. and one of his most famous and outrageous act
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involved painting a mustache on copies of leonardo dicaprio's revered mona lisa. he provoked the art world more in 1917 with "fountain," a mural he signed with a pseudonym. it was the first of the everyday object he would later call the ready mades. >> this is the definition of the ready made. this is enough to transfer it from a functional or industrial form into what is supposed to aesthetic. but it is very different from asmetic in general. >> reporter: but those ready-mades became part of his legacy. things like this hat rack or this piece called "with hidden noise." >> what is it? it is nothing. it is a ball of string. you pay about $1.50 at a hardware store. but when he cages it, what is he doing? he is departing it, he is
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dislocating it. he is getting you to wonder what the hell is going on. >> reporter: it works. [laughter] >> reporter: duchamp's work would influence every from andy warhol to jeff koons. >> and while most people think of picasso, it is actually duchamp who is the most influential artist for younger artists today. >> i get so excited every time i walk in here. >> reporter: and for aaron and barbara levine, there is a joy in making sure that fu future generations will continue to see work that makes people ask questions about the very meaning of art. >> what is the artist saying? where is he going? where he is come coming? how dumb am i that it takes me so long? and those games are enticing.
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>> gee, wally, it is sure nice you helped me out. >> look, i'm only helping you because if dad gets mad at you, he always winds up getting mad at me. >> pauley: that is tony dow and jerry mathers in the 1950s tv hit, "leave it to beaver". so whatever happened to wally? jim axelrod catches up with an older, wiser, tony dow. >> this piece is the second piece i ever did, and this is called "alter ego." >> reporter: in the
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studio where he spent the last 20 years sculpting meditations on our humanity -- what is the feeling you're getting here? >> it is going to represent hope. >> reporter: he is carving this gnarly wood that will bring optimism from the struggle that life so often presents. so this face is pain? >> that's pain. >> reporter: and you're changing it to what? >> to one of hope. >> reporter: as many as 50 hours of work go into a single piece before it is ready for his signature. t. dow. once you start a piece, that piece takes control. >> what it does is it teyo to happy relquifinallyt contro his work.m th was 1 i wa1
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or 12, i was being told what to do. i was told on the set, and i was told at home. >> reporter: you were literally given your lines. >> yeah. >> announcer: "leave it to beaver". >> reporter: t. dow is tone dow, who at the age of 12 started starring at wally on "leave it to beaver". >> hold your head straight and i'll yank. one, too, three -- >> ouch! >> reporter: a tv series depicting a mythical version of mid-century american life. >> hey, can i take a sandwich in my pocket? >> they're grilled cheese. >> gee, mom, these are old pants. >> reporter: and a show so popular it has never left the screen since its debut in 1957. what was the genius of "leave it to beaver"? >> well, the genius of
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"leave it to beaver" was that the show was written from a child's point of view. >> reporter: born in a h mother ld him at lunch, tony got an offer. >> i took a bite of my hamburger, and i took a sip of my malt, and i said, okay. they want my life. there went my life. >> what is this, wally? >> it is a compass -- i don't know exactly how it works, but when you start out, it is supposed to tell you where you're going. >> reporter: overnight, dow's life navigated to a part no compass could navigate.
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you didn't think wally was going to define you? >> no, i didn't, but it did. and i was going to have to live with it for the rest of my life. i thought, this isn't fair. i would like to do some other stuff. i would like to do some interesting stuff. it is sad to be famous at 12 years old or something, and then you grow up and become a real person and nothing is happening for you. >> reporter: the sadness turned to anger, setting tony dow up for a struggle that would mark the rest of his life. >> anger, if it is untreated, anger turns to depression. the depression isn't something you can say cheer up about. it's a very powerful thing. and it has had a lot of effect on my life. >> reporter: lauren dow is tony's wife of 41 years. what is it like to listen to tony talk about the depression? >> well, i'm very proud of him for talking about it, for dealing with it, and for sharing it with
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others. >> reporter: she has helped him balance the curse of being linked forever to wally by helping him see clearly the blessings. what did you fall in love with? >> his sweetness, his softness, vulnerability. >> i hate to do this, it is so trite and cliche, but it sounds like wally. is there any wally in him? >> i think there is a lot of tony in the character. they're intertwined. wally was very much like tony. >> silver, beton, and crystal. >> reporter: an artist herself, she makes mow mosaicsin their shared studio. >> i think the art is the best thing for him. he has created some very interesting things while depressed. >> reporter: dow, too, credits his art, combined with medication and
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therapy, for getting a handle on his depression. >> i've got it under control, pretty much, you know? i think people should take the leap of faith that they can feel better. the world up above is ideal and beautiful. i want this on the air in two weeks. can you do it? >> reporter: he still takes an occasional acting job, always aware that wally is lurking nearby, but no longer troubled by it. >> i felt that way probably from the time i was 20, maybe until i was 40. and then at 40 i realized how great the show was, how appreciative i should be for being in that show. >> so long, beaver. >> reporter: around his home in the hills above los angeles, there are plenty of signs of that appreciation. a pennant from the fictional mayfield high wally attended, a bound
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collection of "leave it to beaver" scripts. even a box of cornflakes with tony and jerry mathers, who played the beaver, all grown up. >> this is my very first car that i ever had. >> reporter: and in his driveway sits a sleek example of the benefits wally cleaver still provides tony dow. his first car, a 1961 corvair, he bought with "leave it to beaver" money only to sell four years later. you're sure this was it? >> oh, yeah. it has the same license plate. >> reporter: before the guy who bought it died a few years ago, he decided to leave it to tony, returning to the car, and with it a reminder that perspective is the foundation of making peace with pain. >> so, anyway, pretty cool. >> reporter: yeah. i mean, it is one of the rewards of being who you are.
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they know where to find you. >> yeah. yeah. you're giving me all of this positive stuff i should be thinking about, instead of all of the dumb stuff i think about (laughing).
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>> pauley: cute and cuddly, they're not, but as you're about to
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discover eels are endlessly fascinating creatures. conor knighton has more. >> reporter: they come to america in search of a fresh start and fresh water. traveling up our rivers to places like poughkeepsie, new york, they live largely out of sight. but as i'm about to discover, this shallow stream is teaming with eels. >> there are eels right now under these rocks. if we put on the electricity, we'll start to see them. >> reporter: this biologist puts out a small electric current that stuns the elusive eels up to the surface. >> there is one coming down. >> reporter: did i get it? if i got it, it is a pure account. pureaccident. >> you got it first try. >> reporter: before long, we found dozens of these creatures that are
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often perceived as creepy. you hold a little baby eel in your hand, you realize it traveled a thousand miles to be here, that yew becomes a wow! he shares his passion for the underappreciated eel. >> it is one of those things, once you get a hold hold of eels, you can't let go! >> reporter: of course, getting a hold of an eel is easier said than done. >> come back! >> reporter: this slippery little guy, or gal -- you can't really tell without cutting it open -- is one of six eels they take on during their lifecycle. each stage takes so long, it took a while for scientists to realize they were actually the same
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animal. but the biggest eel mystery has ever been solved. >> we don't know for sure exactly where and how eels mate. >> reporter: eel reproduction has fascinated scientists for millennia. aristolal thought they were formed out of mud. >> there is and incredible story in 19 century that this locally trained botanist thought that eels grew and hatched out of the butts of large beatles. it is like what? >> reporter: to this day, nobody has ever seen american or european eels mate in the wild. but back in the early 1900s a danish scientist decided to hunt for them by spending years traveling around the atlantic searching for
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smaller and smaller eels. the ones he found were in the middle of the bermuda triangle. >> somewhere out here, as far as we know, there are eels making babies? >> as far as we know, but you can see the challenges of the conditions. >> reporter: chris works for the institution of ocean scientists, this body of water, the sargasso sea, is where fresh water eels from america and europe are born, and where, years later, they give birth and die. >> it is a staggering story of commitment to surviving, you know? >> reporter: it is staggering and perplexing. it is not like eels are heading to bermuda to find a mate. they already live together in fresh-water streams. >> why are they going there to do it? we just don't know. >> reporter: maybe you've got to take her on a date. >> we don't know. >> reporter: there must just be something special
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about this place. american and european eels are different species, but they both honeymoon off the bermuda coast. we don't know why they come here. do we have any sense of the how? some internal g.p.s. they have that makes them come back? >> we don't know if it is some sort of internal g.p.s. >> reporter: but we may be closer to knowing more. as our own g.p.s. gets stronger and smaller, they will be able to follow the eels to the p proverbial mother land. >> we will find this one day. it is such a magical thing. >> reporter: there has been a recent explosion of interest. patrik svensson's book of eels became a best-seller. >> we still don't know where eels come from. >> reporter: last year
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this viral tik tok racked up millions of views. >> this tortures me. i wake up in the morning, the first thing i think about when i open my eyes, where the (bleep) to eels come from. >> reporter: one day soon, the mystery may soon be solved. but for chris bouser, there is really no rush. rush. >> i don't need to know definitively. i'm very happy to not have those answers. the real reason i'm fascinated by eels is not just because of the eel. it is because of the ability of that animal to fascinate others. g cancer s newld with non-small cell lung cancer that has spread, tests positive for pd-l1, and does not have an abnormal egfr or alk gene. together, opdivo plus yervoy helps your immune system launch a response
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"the power of the dog." in it, she and her real-life partner, jesse plemons, play two deeply lonely people who finally find a connection in 1920s montana. >> i wanted to say how nice it is not to be alone. >> you want to know the truth? i felt like, oh, my gosh, it feels so corny to be this proper. i felt a little silly, to be honest. >> reporter: but dunst had complete faith in director jane champion, so she went along. >> i would have done anything for jane. she could have talked about a gray couch, and i would have played the green pillow. i really would have done anything for jane. >> reporter: that faith seems to have been well-placed, as the power of the dog and dunst
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performance in particular are getting rave reviews, and even oscar consideration. for dunst, an academy award nomination would be have the latest step that started at age three, when her mother would drive her into new york city for modeling gigs. but it was her role at age 11 as claudia, in interview with the vampire, opposite tom cruise and brad pitt, that really put her on the map. >> you made me the way i am! >> what you are is a vampire gone insane. >> and if i cut my hair again? >> even kids in my school never acted before auditioning, and it was a world-wide search. i knew it would be a life-changing thing. >> reporter: her star was rising. fast. with roles in classics,
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like "little women." >> mr. dave said it was unuseful to educate a woman. >> reporter: indies, like the virgin suicide, hits like "bring it on." >> this is not a democracy. it is a cheerocracy. >> reporter: and blockbusters, like the spiderman franchise. >> i always felt like this nice safety net going back to spiderman. >> reporter: so to speak. >> i didn't realize how on the nose it is, like a safety web. i always liked that i got to go back to this home base of working with these people again. >> reporter: and yet amidst all of the outward success, something inside dunst didn't feel right. and at age 27, she checked herself into a utah treatment center for treatment of depression. >> i was very much a
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people pleaser. growing up in that industry, you are wanting to do good for the director. wanting to do good for the other actors. there is a lot of pleasing. i think that starts to affect someone unconsciously, or whatever, and it can hit you over the head. it is something i think is part of being a human being, you know? >> reporter: did you consider walking away from acting at that point? >> i just knew however i approached acting, it had to change. so there was a more cathartic way of entering into a role. as a supposed to performative. i was freed to try anything and not feel fearful at all. >> reporter: that is on display in "the power of the dog," when her character, rose gordon, develops a drinking problem, dunst resorted to an unusual acting technique. >> i would come out of the house a lot in distress in
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this film, and, yes, spinning around in circles is a very helpful trick. you just kind of stumble out of the house. >> rose, what's the matter? >> reporter: the final product seemed to have paid off with run review saying few actors have played drunk as convincingly or sympathetically. the fact that the project let her work with fellow co-star jesse plemons was also a plus. the couple has lived in austin, texas during much of the pandemic raising their two small boys. is it because of less paparazzi attention? >> no. it's everything. people couldn't care less because it is not a movie town. the parks are nice semplet nicer.i've had a fun time living here. >> reporter: after a life making movies, dunst understands just how unique this moment is for her. >> it's like, it has to be
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a good movie. you don't want to be the weakest link. and everybody has to like it. it is a rare thing that this happens. ♪♪ >> i'm so sorry. i can't seem to play. i'm -- i've played in the cinema pit for hours and hours. i'm so sorry. >> reporter: but if the oscars don't come calling -- >> listen, if it ended tomorrow, i would figure something else out. i love my life separately. it is not like all of my confidence and everything is wrapped up in this industry. i think finding jesse and having children, it gives you stability, and it gives you -- when you find your person, it gives you a way that just grounds your life. so it feels like a time that, like, i can really soak things in and appreciate them and feel
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>> pauley: steve hartman has the story of a life-long love that almost got away. >> for most of her adult life, 68-year-old jeanne gustavson has suffered from chronic regret. >> i can't turn back the clock. i wish i could. >> would you do anything different? >> yes. i would have married him. i would have married him. >> what jeanne so regrets is breaking up with her college sweetheart. >> so this is the spring of '72. >> a guy she met in the german club. jeanne says he would have made the perfect husband if only he had been white. >> my mother was absolutely livid. >> what did she say? >> what didn't she say? how could i disgrace the family? it was not pretty. >> partly because of those
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pressures, jeanne broke up with steve watts and never saw him again, until a few months ago when she tracked him down at this chicago nursing home. >> what i found was sort of a broken man. >> like jeanne, steve was divorced with no kids. but life for him has been much harder. he had fallen on terrible times. he was homeless, had two strokes, and was almost recognizable the day jeanne walked back into his life. >> he is still the wonderful, gorgeous man that i knew. >> did all of those feelings come rushing back? >> yes, for both of us. >> so with her mother no longer in the way, jeanne may arrangements to move steve from the nursing home to her home in portland, oregon. >> i feel terribly lucky that i get a second chance. >> steve's health issues have left him bedridden, but his mind is sharp and his heart young.
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in fact, if you listen closely, you can still hear his devotion, unwavering after all of these years. >> race drove its wedge, and love wormed it's way back. and their story isn't over, i don't think. has he proposed? >> i'm not at liberty to say. >> hypothetically if he did propose, what would your answer be? >> hypothetically, yes. >> should i book a ticket? >> hypothetically, yes (laughing). feeling sluggish or weighed down? to trap and remove the waste that weighs you down. it also helps lower cholesterol and slows sugar absorption to promote healthy blood sugar levels.
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and so does its star, the legendary liza minnelli. ♪♪ ♪ embrace me ♪ ♪ my sweet, embrace me ♪ >> pauley: we caught up iza li whe she is most at home: at the piano with michael feinstein and a tune by george and ira gershwin. ♪ my sweet, embraceable you ♪ >> pauley: still the one and only liza. yet even now, uncertain of her own immeasurable gifts -- de that you have achieved the
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status of legend? >> though i have to be told a lot. i keep saying to michael, is that right? i have great people around me. the biggest thing i got was to recognize somebody else's talent. ♪♪ >> pauley: no one knows liza like michael feinstein, her best friend and confident. ♪ and you care for me ♪ >> we met each other and we were joined at the hip. >> you understand human nature better than almost anyone i know. i think that is one of the most extraordinary things about her. i think that is why she is a great artist because she is able to channel a fundamental understanding of the human condition into her art. ♪ what the world knows ♪ >> pauley: it takes talent -- ♪♪ >> pauley: -- tena
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tenacity -- ♪♪ >> pauley: -- originality to become a star. but the great ones have an undefinable something that endures. ♪♪ >> pauley: and liza had it from the start. ♪ marching along ♪ >> pauley: she won her first tony in her teens. ♪ it is gonna happen ♪ >> pauley: and both an oscar and an emmy in a single year. ♪ liza ♪ >> pauley: the grammy legend award made it a grand slam. ♪♪ >> pauley: fame was practically her birth right. she was just a toddler when she appeared with her mother, judy garland, in the movie musical "in the
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good ol' summertime." >> i thought my mother was perfect, perfect. every little thing she did. but my father -- there was no one in the world like my father. and i'm so much like him. >> pauley: film director vincente minnelli was a holly giant in his day. fred astaire, kay thompson were literally household names. >> i grew up around all of these wonderful people, and yet my parents said you are your own. there is nobody like you. ♪ and you... ♪ >> pauley: at 17, she began to see it herself. >> i remember my first gig was in a show called "best foot forw forward," off-broadway, and i mean off-broadway, right?pi just knem the minute i walked on
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stage, i wasn't me. i was the person that i knew so much about because i had thought about so much about her habits, about her thoughts. >> ladies and gentlemen, ms. liza minnelli. >> pauley: and then, november 1964, london's famed palladium... ♪♪ >> pauley: judy garland filled the house, but her teenaged daughter was a revelation, and not just to the audience. >> but she was my mom. a lot of people think judy garland -- that's mama. ♪♪ >> if i would get frightened, i would look at her and she would somehow know and she would calm me down, just by her look. >> pauley: judy garland died five years later. four months before the premier of the sterile
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cuckoo in 1969, liza's oscar-nominated performance at 23. >> i told her i didn't know. it was just an accident. i don't even remember saying it. just give me another chance, okay? >> oh, yes, with one take. >> pauley: which is astonishing. >> but i knew that character so well, and i really tried to get that part, and thank god i did. ♪ come blow your horn, start celebrating ♪ >> pauley: in 1972, she shifts into a higher orbit and credits a french man. >> she changed my life. he changed my entire life. >> pauley: aznavore taught her how to deliver a song. >> because i wasn't a good singer. i was not.
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and i knew because my mom was the best in the world. but i went to see charles aznavour, and he sang a song, but it wasn't his voice that got me. what got me was why he was singing it. i just thought, that's what i want to do. it helps me to think of two, and pass it right along to you. and for starters, you should know, i think, you've let yourself go. he told that story through the song. ♪ life is a cabaret, old chum ♪ >> pauley: he even helped shape her oscar-winning performance in bob fosse's film version of "cabaret." >> i learned it. >> pauley: fosse noticed, too. >> and i did that, and he
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went...oh, i thought, that's good. and that's where that came from. ♪♪ >> pauley: fosse also directed tv's liza with a "z," wearing that iconic pixie cut -- ♪ maybe this time i'll win ♪ ♪♪ >> pauley: she brought the house down. >> at the end of it, the show is over, and there is a shot off-stage now, and the look on your face is it's uncertain, it's not happy, it's not joyful -- i don't know what it is. >> usually i say it to michael, we go off and we're in the mood, and then it's something else. was i all right?
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it's that simple: was i all right? ♪ mama may have and papa may have, but god bless the child that's got his own ♪ >> pauley: if she waspborn to t, there was a dark side, too. following her mother down the road to addiction. there were also failed marriages and miscarriages, all captured by the prying eye of the paparazzi. ♪ would you tell them please ♪ >> pauley: liza is currently working with michael feinstein as executive producer of an upcoming album called gershwin country. and producing his new tour celebrating judy garland's 100th birthday this year. at 75,liza minnelli doesn't perform in public that often, so this is something special. ♪ i am my own ♪
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♪ i am my own best friend ♪ >> when i'm singing to an audience, i'm not singing to an audience. i'm singing to you. but i want to say to the audience is, have you ever felt like this? because it's what i'm going through now. i just want people to know wthat i've been through what they've been through. ♪prodigies♪ ♪party♪ ♪lobby♪ ♪join us♪ ♪sorry♪ ♪i'm dazzling, shining 24/7♪
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the history of it? >> no (laughing). most people who aren't collectors think it is a little silly. >> reporter: and what he collects is old lightbulbs. >> this represents ed son'edison's what they call the first lightbulb. >> reporter: antique lightbulbs and associated equipment. >> you needed a switch to turn them on. you needed a socket to plug your lightbulb into. >> reporter: i don't mean to disrespect the pursuit, but lightbulb, it seems like a utilitarian thing. >> yes, but if the concept of commercial light opened up so many possibilities. it allowed lifestyles at home to go into the night. and businesses could increase production. >> reporter: is there anything aesthetic about lightbulbs? >> if you look at the different glasses, i think
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they're quite beautiful. >> reporter: and that kind of beauty can drive a man to an extreme. >> if it is a really important piece, you travel to get it. and i've traveled as far as austria. >> reporter: what? you went to austria to pick up a bulb? >> correct. there is no place i won't go. >> reporter: and there is no price he won't pay, either. in this business, the holy grails are bubs designed by thomas edison. he has paid as much as five figures a piece. >> this was a prototype. it was never produced for sale. >> reporter: and it makes it more valuable? >> absolutely. this was displayed at the palace in 1982, and it is the only one in the world. so he is credited with inventing the lightbulb. it is not true. >> reporter: not true? >> i cannot tell you who invented the lightbulb, and nobody can. there are experiments all
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throughout the 1800s, and we don't know who actually invented the lightbulb. >> reporter: wow! >> edison took the concept of the in inclan ddesant lightbulb -- >> reporter: this annual conference attracts 30 af officionados from all over the world. when you come here, what do you do? >> primarily to marvel. >> he spoke about lightbulbs for 90 minutes straight. >> reporter: for dennis rothouse, the relationship las been an illuminating experience. >> he can look at any lightbulb and piece and really know the history of it. i think it is amazing.
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>> reporter: i gave that theory a try. if i were to pluck a bulb at random, would you be able to tell me about it? >> absolutely. >> reporter: tell me about this bulb. >> this is actually a general electric product. so it would have been made in about 1895. >> reporter: at this point you may be wondering, how many lightbulb collectors does it take to screw in a lightbulb? you may be surprised to learn it is none. no one wants to risk blowing out an centuries-old lightbulb. but chad shapiro still wanted to show us he can light up a room. >> we're going to give it a go. >> reporter: oh, man. far out! wow! now, is that full brightness? >> no. we're not going to go full brightness. it is just too risky. >> reporter: some day chad shapiro would love to see his collection featured in a museum. but for now, he is happy to light the way for the
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violence, president lyndon johnson addressed a televised session of congress demanding that legislators enact expansive voting rights legislation. he included words from the popular civil rights anthem. >> and we shall overcome. >> in short order, the voting rights act of 1956 became law, loaded with provisions ensuring that federal, state, and local elections would, at last, be free, fair, and racially inclusive. in the years to come, the act proved to be a triumph for freedom. and in 202 2, that historic achievement is being dis dismantled. they want to cut the number of apo polling places in urban areas and
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politicize how elections are run. g.o.p. gerrymandering is trying to lock in republican control at the state level, no matter how many people vote for the other person. sound familiar? it should. it's the new jim crow. that's why the national rallying cry on this dr. king holiday should be "remember selma." remember the sacrifices made then to guarantee voting rights for all americans now. and remember that other great civil rights leader, john lewis, who had been beaten by police on that bloody sunday and in whose name democrats are trying to pass the new voting rights advancement act. as dr. king said so powerfully in 1965, yes, we are on the move. >> and no wave of racism can stop us.
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> brennan: i'm margaret brennan in washington. and this week on "face the nation," we'll mark president biden's first year in office and see if he can rebound from a week of setbacks. 2022 is not exactly off to a good start for the biden organization. one news organization characterized last week as filled with miscues, missteps, and miscalculations. inflation continues at a 40-year high. the supreme court blocks mr. biden's vaccine mandate for businesses. and his attempt at pushing fellow democrats, sinema and manchin to pass the voting rights bill is all but certain to fail. >> while i continue to support these bills, i


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