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Calendar: Week of June 27
01:19 — Lee Cowan looks at some notable events of the week ahead, including the 36th National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Salt Lake City, the Smithsonian Fol (more…)
Tig Notaro finds a way to laugh through the pain
08:27 — The comedian's brush with death and family tragedy would make most give up on life. Luke Burbank introduces us to female comic who finds humor in just (more…)
Alabama college student comes out after Orlando attacks
02:14 — A young Alabama man made the most important decision of his life after the Orlando attack. No longer able to sit by quietly, he took to Facebook and a (more…)
Cashing in to go to school
01:47 — Jim Gaffigan is baffled that anyone goes to school when they aren't being paid, let alone that people pay to go to school. He's so confused by the not (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…)
NYC Pigeons take flight with new light show
05:51 — Duke Riley remembers when pigeons were treated like eagles. In recent time, these flock of birds have gotten a bad rap. Now he's on campaign to put th (more…)
From the archives: Ralph Stanley
08:22 — This past week we learned of the death of Ralph Stanley. He is considered a Founding Father of modern bluegrass music. After decades of performing on (more…)
Outlander's out of this world reach
06:34 — The "Outlander" book series has been a staple on the best-sellers list. The story has been developed into a television series, and it's evolved into a (more…)
The end of an era for "A Prairie Home Companion"
08:03 — For fans of the radio program "A Prairie Home Companion," recent news about Garrison Keillor marks the end of an historic run. This coming Saturday's (more…)
Sock it to me!
04:34 — The go-to gift for dad on Father's Day has often been a tie. Now it's socks, with high-end hosiery ready to make a very loud fashion statement. Mo Roc (more…)
Calendar: Week of June 20
00:58 — Lee Cowan looks at some notable events of the week ahead, including the Summer Solstice, the 2016 NBA draft, and the 18th annual Take Your Dog to Work (more…)
Nature: Monument Valley
01:57 — We leave you this Sunday Morning in Monument Valley. It straddles the Utah-Arizona border, and was a familiar setting for John Ford, one of the Foundi (more…)
Orlando: A time for funerals
01:34 — One week after the Orlando attacks, more memorials are being held for the victims of the worst mass shooting in American history. Jamie Yuccas reports (more…)
Richard Gere on bringing social issues into focus
02:09 — In this web extra, the actor and humanitarian talks with Seth Doane about the value of using celebrity to shepherd a media spotlight onto social issue (more…)
The flourishing business of building family trees
07:36 — Genealogy is the second most-popular hobby for Americans, and a multi-billion dollar business. Tracy Smith takes a look at how digging up one's family (more…)
Actor Tim Daly takes the role of dad to heart
08:23 — On "Madam Secretary," he plays a quintessential TV dad, but - growing up in an acting family - Tim Daly didn't see much of his own father. Since becom (more…)
The bearded men who've got social media buzzing
04:19 — It started as an Instagram feed of dudes with beards, and has since become the largest beard club in the world, with 85 chapters worldwide. But some o (more…)
How many mass shootings must we endure?
02:23 — It seems like after every mass shooting, Americans mourn, but then go back to business-as-usual. One year after the shooting at a church in Charleston (more…)
A father and daughter's artistic collaboration
06:17 — For years the relationship between photographer William Eggleston and his daughter, fabric designer Andra Eggleston, was strained - until she came up (more…)
Richard Gere, a star advocate
07:16 — Richard Gere has been a matinee idol since stepping in front of the camera. But for decades his passion for helping communities in need has helped shi (more…)
Almanac: When interracial marriage bans were struck down
02:25 — Forty-nine years ago today the United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down laws in 16 states that banned interracial marriage. Chief Justice E (more…)
Sean Hayes plays a deity in "An Act of God"
08:05 — Actor Sean Hayes first won notice for his breakout role on the TV series "Will and Grace." Now, as Lee Cowan tells us, this past Tony nominee is back (more…)
The infamous 1916 shark attacks that inspired "Jaws"
07:49 — The scariest word at any beach has to be the warning: SHARK! Attacks by the sea predator are rare, nonetheless create concern for beachgoers. Anna Wer (more…)
Gunfire erupts inside Fla. gay nightclub
01:31 — Police say a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, has resulted in at least 20 people dead, with dozens more wounded. Local law enforc (more…)
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  • Premiered: January 28, 1979
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: An elegantly low-key Sunday-morning fixture on CBS since 1979, this Peabody and Emmy-winning magazine provides news and features on myriad subjects, with an emphasis on the arts. Each episode ends with nature footage---the relaxing sights and sounds of bir… (more)

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