Charles Osgood

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  • Birth Name: Charles Osgood Wood III
  • Birth Place: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
  • Profession: Journalist, Author
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Preview: Jennifer Hudson in "The Color Purple"
01:35 — The Oscar- and Grammy-winning actor-singer is making her Broadway debut in a revival of the musical "The Color Purple." In this preview of an intervie (more…)
France's Gourmet School Lunches
05:55 — Sunday Morning's Man in Paris David Turecamo explores France's strict diet regimen within the school system's gourmet lunch menu.
The higher purpose of doodling
07:00 — The doodle: Even its very name makes it sound frivolous and pointless. But our scribbles and scrawls - sometimes recognizable, sometimes not - may act (more…)
The street artist KAWS rises to new heights
05:59 — Graffiti artist KAWS has taken the art world by storm with his unique drawings and reinterpretations of figures in pop culture. Serena Altschul report (more…)
Teenage weightlifter dreams of lifting gold medal
02:38 — In Beaufort, South Carolina, C.J. Cummings looks just another kid. In fact, everyone thought he was just another kid - until three years ago, when he (more…)
A convention of carnival delights
05:24 — Bill Geist visits the annual pre-season trade show of carnival rides, games and attractions, held in Gibsonton, Florida, by the 4,500-member Internati (more…)
Almanac: Teflon's accidental discovery
01:50 — Roy Plunkett was born, the accidental inventor of a the remarkable non-stick substance we have come to know as Teflon, was born 106 years ago today. P (more…)
National Recording Registry adds 25 recordings
02:03 — The Library of Congress announced this week the latest recordings to be preserved for future generations, having been judged to be "culturally, histor (more…)
Cicely Tyson's bountiful career
07:44 — Cicely Tyson returns to the Broadway stage after a 30-year hiatus. Lee Cowan talks with Tyson about her life and career, including the revival of Hort (more…)
Calendar: Week of September 21
01:01 — From "Employ Older Workers Week" to Bruce Springsteen's 66th birthday, "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead. Charles Osgood (more…)
Almanac: John Glenn goes into orbit
03:02 — Charles Osgood remembers the day a rocket lifted both an American astronaut and the American spirit when decorated Marine Corps pilot John Glenn was h (more…)
Crooked cop pairs up with man he framed
02:48 — Jameel McGee and former police officer Andrew Collins' lives became intertwined when Collins put McGee in jail for a crime he didn't commit. So what h (more…)
Louisville residents tell their Muhammad Ali stories
02:05 — More than 600,000 people call Louisville home. If you ever go there, you might get the idea that everyone of them has a story about an encounter with (more…)
Faith Salie: Don't forget to take your vacation days!
02:29 — In honor of Labor Day, Faith Salie reminds us why workers and companies are better off when we take time off.
Awards season by the numbers
02:20 — With the Golden Globes, Grammy Awards and the Oscars on the horizon, Charles Osgood takes a look at the numbers behind the season of red carpets and t (more…)
Sting: A Renaissance man
10:11 — Gordon Sumner, known to the world as Sting, is a hard person to pin down. The son of a milkman in Newcastle, England, he's dug ditches, taught school (more…)
James Niehues, the "Michelangelo of snow"
03:50 — His popularity among skiers is as high as the snowcapped mountains he draws. James Niehues' handpainted images and detailed landscapes have been featu (more…)
The Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann
04:09 — In this web extra Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann talk to Anthony Mason about the power of drums in the music of the Grateful Dead.
Selfies: A matter of life or death
02:51 — Think before you take that next selfie! Last year, more people died from selfies than from shark attacks, and many more have been injured while taking (more…)
Passage: The father of pink flamingos
02:02 — They became icons of the American landscape: plastic pink flamingos, designed by Don Featherstone. The father of the kitschy lawn ornament died this p (more…)
Almanac: Fort Knox
02:22 — On June 28, 1935, the government revealed its plan to construct a massive underground vault at an Army base in Kentucky to house the nation's gold res (more…)
N.Y. escapee manhunt enters 4th week
03:22 — Police in northern New York State say they are hoping sleep deprivation, bug bites, and lack of food or water will finally take their toll on David Sw (more…)
The Supreme Court and the "dignity" of same-sex marriage
06:12 — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy called it a matter of dignity when he wrote his majority opinion upholding the right to same-sex marriage. With (more…)
JFK assassination: Cronkite informs a shocked nation
01:51 — "As The World Turns" was airing on CBS the afternoon of November 22, 1963, when Walter Cronkite broke in to tell the nation that President Kennedy had (more…)
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  • Birth Name: Charles Osgood Wood III
  • Birth Place: The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
  • Profession: Journalist, Author

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