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  • 01:15 Passage: Henry David Thoreau's 200th birthday

    Passage: Henry David Thoreau's 200th birthday

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    It happened this past week: the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great naturalist and writer Henry David Thoreau, on July 12, 1817. Thoreau's account of his two-year stay in a small cabin beside Walden Pond, near Concord, Mass., taught many about bot

  • 05:03 Popular Just desserts, at the National Pie Championships

    Just desserts, at the National Pie Championships

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    As American as apple pie, the annual National Pie Championships, in Orlando, Fla., pits professional and amateur bakers from across the U.S. in a showdown that is definitely not "easy as pie." Conor Knighton meets some of the competitors, and learns what

  • 02:21 Popular Yard work: More than just blowing leaves

    Yard work: More than just blowing leaves

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    Five-year-old Brian Kelly misses doing yard work with his dad, Air Force Captain Dan Kelly, who last month was sent overseas. Brian's neighbor, a father-figure with a yard of his own, has been only too happy to oblige. Steve Hartman reports. Subscribe to

  • 08:17 Crime author Linda Fairstein

    Crime author Linda Fairstein

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    As a prosecutor in Manhattan's District Attorney's Office, Linda Fairstein pioneered the use of DNA evidence in cases against sexual offenders. She was even the inspiration for some of the tough prosecutors you see on TV. But Fairstein has made a second c

  • 07:47 Popular Detroit 1967: When a city went up in flames

    Detroit 1967: When a city went up in flames

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    Fifty years have passed since the summer of 1967, which saw urban riots in many of our largest cities, including New York, Newark, N.J., and Detroit. A new movie by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, "Detroit," dramatizes one of the most notorious in

  • 01:08 Calendar: Week of July 17

    Calendar: Week of July 17

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    From Comic-Con International in San Diego, to New York City's annual Bodypainting Day, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Lee Cowan reports. Subscribe to the "CBS Sunday Morning" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20gXwJT Get

  • 03:01 Popular Nature: Mombasa

    Nature: Mombasa

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    We leave you this Sunday Morning with a dive into the Indian Ocean at Kenya's Mombasa Marine National Park. Videographer: Ziggy Livnat. Subscribe to the "CBS Sunday Morning" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20gXwJT Get more of "CBS Sunday Morning" HERE: http:/

  • 01:03 Popular National Ice Cream Day

    National Ice Cream Day

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    It's "Sundae Morning"! Lee Cowan takes a break from "Sunday Morning" hosting duties to celebrate National Ice Cream Day. Subscribe to the "CBS Sunday Morning" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20gXwJT Get more of "CBS Sunday Morning" HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlMmA

  • 00:33 Preview: Al Gore and "An Inconvenient Sequel"

    Preview: Al Gore and "An Inconvenient Sequel"

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    In this preview of an interview to air on "Sunday Morning," former Vice President Al Gore, who brought his campaign to battle climate change to movie screens in "An Inconvenient Truth," has followed up that Oscar-winning documentary with a new film, "An I

  • 01:57 Popular Louise Penny on creating Chief Inspector Armand Gamache

    Louise Penny on creating Chief Inspector Armand Gamache

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    In this web extra, New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny explains to correspondent Martha Teichner the qualities that went into her development of the character of Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, the central figure in her successful series of mur

  • 02:31 Popular Nature: Honeybees

    Nature: Honeybees

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    We leave you this Sunday Morning with an up-close (and sting-free) look at honeybees in Hollywood, Florida. Videographer: Charles Schultz Subscribe to the "CBS Sunday Morning" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20gXwJT Get more of "CBS Sunday Morning" HERE: http

  • 06:04 Stephen Sondheim celebrates the power of teachers

    Stephen Sondheim celebrates the power of teachers

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    Broadway musical legend Stephen Sondheim treasures the role that teachers have played in his life, and today helps honor educators with the annual Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards. In this web exclusive, Mo Rocca talks with Son

  • 07:50 Popular 200 years on the Erie Canal

    200 years on the Erie Canal

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    Two hundreds years ago, construction began on a 363-mile canal linking the Great Lakes to the Hudson River and New York City - an engineering and commercial triumph as revolutionary as the Internet. But the Erie Canal was dismissed at first. New York poli

  • 02:20 Popular Almanac: Doughnuts

    Almanac: Doughnuts

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    On July 9, 1872, making doughnuts got a whole lot easier, after John F. Blondel won a patent for his spring-loaded device to create the center hole. Jane Pauley dunks in honor of him. Subscribe to the "CBS Sunday Morning" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20gXw

  • 06:05 Fast and furious: Competitive cup stacking

    Fast and furious: Competitive cup stacking

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    P.J. Ball and Jordan Green are masters in one of the fastest-growing sports, one increasingly popular among young people: Sport Stacking, a contest to stack cups in formation as quickly as humanly possible without knocking them over. Luke Burbank reports

  • 04:11 Web extra: "The Erie Canal Song"

    Web extra: "The Erie Canal Song"

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    "I've got an old mule and her name is Sal, Fifteen years on the Erie Canal..." It's a treasured melody that celebrates life on a canal boat in the 19th century. Singer Dave Ruch performs "Low Bridge - Everybody Down" (a.k.a. "The Erie Canal Song"), by son

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