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. >> one hour from now democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders face off in a fine debate before the new hampshire primary on tuesday. clinton is working to close a lead by bernie sanders. lisa stark has more. >> reporter: john, this is the fifth democratic debate, it's important because it's the first one with just hillary clinton and bernie sanders going toe to toe. of course, after martin o'malley dropped out of the race. we'll have to see if it changes the dynamic on the stage. as the candidates are getting ready and they are holding lots of events before the primary, the campaigns are marshalling
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thousands of volunteers working to help get out the vote. >> i'm a volunteer this year. >> we need someone like bernie. >> reporter: these are the campaign ground troops. >> i hope you vote for hillary. >> reporter: the army of volunteers and staffers who have one mission. they are working the phones and going door to door to round up supporters. we went to the bernie sanders office. and hillary clinton's. days before the primary, they are buzzing. clinton has 10,000 volunteers, pulling them in from all over, including 150 who trekked up from the new york office for this final week. >> i really, really want her to be president. this 22-year-old put her life on hold to volunteer for hillary.
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she travelled from brooklyn with a college student, who came on board in time for iowa. >> my nails are gone, they were gone the night of iowa. it's incredibly exciting to watch, everyone coming together for a common goal, and i am so excited for the prime lis, i love watching them, it's like watching super bowl. >> sanders has fewer volunteers. one flew halfway around the world, and he can't vote here. >> i'm from australia. >> reporter: michael quincy o'neil is heading back after a month here, mostly paid from his own pocket. >> i think bernie is a great candidate. i want to see him win the white house. u.s. politics influences australian politics. >> hello this is how most voters
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see the can't kates. phone calls work too, as volunteers ask voters, what time are you going to the polls, do you know where to go. the voter feels obligated to vol no through. >> working off the lists, the college students are spending up to eight hours a day, trying to convince those on the other end of the line first not to hang up. and second to float for sanders. >> when you get a one happy mum thing, everything works there. >> if we influence you influence one person, i feel like i've done my job. >> a vote in the bag for sanders. >> and in clinton's corner, a 95-year-old. >> that would be wonderful. i hope you get to see her as the
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first female president. >> eight years ago during the coalition, she wrote in hillary clinton's name instead of president obama. >> she represented me, and what i felt was important. more than any other candidate. >> politics are a big thing in my family. >> to do this work takes passion and perseverance, in a few days, they'll know. >> as you mentioned. bernie sanders is far ahead in the polls and not only that, today we learnt he was doing well. more money, 20 million and hillary clinton $15 million, the first time that happened during the election. >> what are some of the issues expected to come in the debate tonight? >> well, one of the things
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bobbing up is who is a progressive. hillary clinton says she's a progressive. bernie sanders says on some days. the issue of the money that hillary clinton has taken. money from goldman sachs, $675,000. she was asked about it last night at the town hall, and she said it was offered. that's created raised eyebrows, we should expect to here about that as well. >> lisa stark, thank you. tonight sanders is expected to hammer home a frequent theme, a tie to wall street. david shuster has that. >> reporter: in new hampshire for bernie sanders, it's been a huge theme. >> together we are going to create an economy that works for working families and not just the one". >> by 1%, santers means wall street. and the nation's powerful banks. he says their greed is out of
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control and the political influence must be reined in. >> the story is that the business model of wall street is flawed. the story is that wall street has unlimited sums of money to spend in any way they want. including campaign contributions and speakers fees. >> three years ago, for free speeches, clinton received 675,000 dollars. >> sanders leveraged the issues. >> on wednesday night during an cnn town hall, clinton was asked about ties to coldman sacks. >> does he have to be paid $675,000? >> i don't know, that's what they offered. you know, every secretary of state that i know has done that.
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>> not every dehli candidate has given the speeches, and federal campaign contribution records underscore that clinton and sanders have different wall street relationships. in this dehli race, reports indicate the financial sector accounts for 12 per cent of contributions. for bernie sanders's campaign, the ratio is one tends of one". never mind the connection. the clinton and sanders policy plans are different. sanders wants to break up the biggest banks, tax wall street and strengthen government regulations. >> if wall street does not end its greed, we will end it for them. client would not break up the biggest backs. saying it would put a drag on
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the u.s. financial sector. however, clinton would track some trades. the the oversight effort would be effective in preventing another collapse. >> it wasn't just the big banks, it was a.i.g., lehman brothers, country wide mortgages and other. there were a lot of bad actors. >> reporter: in many ways the dualling wall street plans respect a philosophical fight. clinton wants to work with wall street to change it. i take seriously the obligation i would have as president to try to get debt unstacked. >> sanders is demanding dramatic reform. >> will the folks on wall street like me? no? will they begin to play by the rules if i am president - you better believe it
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there's new national poll out on the democratic side. public policy polling says hillary clinton has a sizeable lead over bernie sanders. 53% to 32%. sanders is up 4 points from the last national poll. that is a national poll. it's a 3-man race on the republican side. donald trump is in the lead with 29%. the nine point drop from the last national poll in december. ted cruz, marco rubio have 21%. tim dickinson is national affairs correspondent for rolling stone and is in portland oregon. welcome. >> glad to be with you. >> what do you see as a most important, going into new hampshire, what is the most important issue for republicans? >> i don't know that issues are driving this. i think the personalities are driving this. i think strategic ans of sorting
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out the field and figuring out what are the contestants in this for the long hall. >> if personality is driving it. that assumes donald trump, that's why he's in the lead? >> well, if new hampshire is fertile territory, independence can vote a lot more moderate conservative governments. and a less favourable state for a guy like ted cruz. and so i think the interesting story line is rubio off of a third-place finish in iowa. strong surpassing expectations, surging in iowa, trying to draw away from those guys. if marco rubio comes out of new hampshire with a bunch of momentum, it would be harder for some establishment figures -
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christy, kassig and bush to stay in the race. >> you talk about establishment candidates, can you explain to me why it is that donald trump, a successful businessman who really has played the game in many ways, has been active in politics, donated to political campaigns, why is he the outsider in this? >> he's a very good salesman. that is the way he's positioned himself. this is a guy who can - you saw it a bit in his concession speech in iowa, he was mild mannered. it wasn't sort of outrageous donald trump that we have seen on the campaign trail. he has been skillfully playing the media, getting earnt attention, not spending much money, saying outrageous things getting the base of the party, unlikely voters, people disenchanted with the process and everything that goes on in washington. he figures out a way to
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handwrittenous that emotion, it's a bit of a con job, but he's effective at it. >> talking about the democrats, bernie sanders ahead in the polls. one cole coming out suggesting he is 20 points ahead: is this what hillary clinton has to do, manage expectations and cut the lead a little bit? >> i think so. i think there's a pretty good opportunity for her to do it. >> if we look at 2008, new hampshire was a place where hillary clinton surged and overtook president obama and kept the race going longer than it had potential to do so, than if president obama beat her in new hampshire. the ability of being an open primary, independent voters, makes it a wildcard. i don't think it's unreasonable to not expect, but have - open this possibility that hillary does it better than she is
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polling. >> good to see you, thanks for sharing your insight. >> glad to be with you. >> former drug company c.e.o. martin scrawli was on capitol hill, and was called to testify against a committee about hiking the cost of life-saving drugs. he instead refused to give answers, libby casey is in oshz. john, martin's testimony was brief, tense, he invoked his fifth amendment right to avoid self-incrim nation, making members of confidence angrier at screly and others. >> martin screly was summoned before congress to defend his decision to jack up a praise from $13.50 to $700.
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house members got no answer. >> what do you say to the pregnant woman that might have aids, no income and she needs deraa prison in order to sif survive. what do you say to her? >> on the advice of counsel i invoke the fifth amendment. privilege aye gains self-in -- against self-incrimination and decline to answer that question. >> reporter: it was. a. repeated over and over. >> reporter: do you think you have done anything wrong. >> on the advice of counsel i revoke my fifth amendment trifling. >> members of the committee pressed him on why he raised the price of daraprin. >> the way i see it, you can go down history as the poster boy for greedy drug company executives, or you can change the system.
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yes, you. you have knowledge about drug companies and the system we have today. and i truly believe dash are you listening? >> yes. >> thank you. i truly believe you could become a force of tremendous good. >> pause for a moment as mr screly is escorted out. >> reporter: screly's decision not to testify and his actions infuriated committee members who released him after 10 minutes. >> i don't think i have seen such a committee treated with contempt. >> screly was quiet in the hearing, but took to twitter to mock committee members, writing it's hard to accept the imbes isles representatives the government. his lawyers did the talking for him. >> on balance, the end of the story will be clear, though the
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criminal charges have nothing to do with dara prison, and i think you will see that he has saved lives by his brilliance. >> reporter: his appearance thursday morning didn't win any fans in congress. all this focus on martin screly's performance almost got lost. his former company under scrutiny, another company valiant to had officials there. valiant raised the price of heart medications by 500%, one by 200%. hospitals bore the brunt of those costs, not patients. they told members of congress they are freezing drug prices for now. >> patrick rice has lime disease, and takes dara prison, which martin screlli raised the price of. you heard or saw the testimony
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or the lack of testimony, the attitude of martin screly in congress. what did you think? >> i did. he argued with the media so they could reinvest the money. when he was before congress, he refused to say a word. he had an opportunity if this was the case, that it was altruistic and he those not to testify. i don't see how he could be consistently. if he's willing to say it in front of the media, why not the lawmakers. can you tell us about health concerns and if you are not on the med indication. >> i was -- medication. >> i was off for a while. it was a difficult time for me. we had to fight with the
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specialty pharmacy and with martin himself to get the medication back. so that was a difficult time for sure. and what i had to do was talk to martin screly about the medication. >> what did... >> he is public, where anyone can ask him questions, and he responds. he claimed people who were going to get - you know, the drug for free through the programme he had been advertising would never be cut off from the programme. the pharmacy i was getting the the drug through was a 3-month proi.. and that i would be cut off. i was bold enough to say hold on. i'm one of tens of thousands. i was told by the pharmacy that this ends in three months, what is the response. are they lying to me.
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my interaction was professional. he handled the case. he connected me with an account manager and they got the situation handled. >> what do you think should happen? >> you know, regarding his fraud case, it's up to the judge and jury to decide. i hope the system treats him like anyone else, and they don't treat him unpairly. and they don't treat him like anyone else. in regards to the situation. i have watched the video, he is rolling his eyes, almost making fun. what do you make of that.
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>> it's disappointing to me, there's something inside of him that i don't quite understand. for me, it makes business sense to take care of people. the company i work for takes good care of me, and it's better for the taxpayers that i'm not on unemployment. i'm able to stay employed and productive because i'm giving good health care. he was running the company. he would have canned me because money comes before people. so i comment the place that i work for, and i hope that our lawmakers - hopefully the pharmaceuticals can see the world that way, where money does not come before people, it's not
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as a nation who they ought to be. >> that's a powerful message. >> president obama is proposing a $10 per barrel oil tack in the budget plan. >> it's an effort to reduce carbon emissions and generate billions investment. legislators say that they'll be dead on arrive at the house of representatives, the fee would be paid by oil companies and faced in over five years. coming up, fleeing war in syria. the battle stalled peace talks in geneva. falling short. the struggle to get food and medicine to families on the brink of starvation.
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a war of words over the war in syria, russian officials say turkey could be preparing to
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invade syria, turkish officials deny the claim. russian air strikes have been backing a new offensive by troops. tens of thousands of people are fleeing to the border. meanwhile in london leaders from around the world pledged more than $10 billion in aid to help syrian civilians, that may not be enough to help. barnaby phillips has the latest. >> reporter: the u.n. calls it the worst humanitarian crisis since the world war ii. it's difficult to see how it will end. the failure of talks in geneva made the gathering in london urgent. the oge speeches -- opening speeches all the more sombre. >> the situation inside the syria is as close to hell as we are likely to find on this earth. if we are most able and qualify syrians from leaving their
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country, they need constant that they can do more than survive. there is a depressing assumption behind the conference that the crisis will be with us for some time to come, and donors need a look at long-term assistance. education and employment for millions in the long years before they can return home. from turkey, lebanon and jordan, stark warnings. they can't carry on without more assistance. >> looking into the eyes of my people. and seeing the hardship of the stress they carry, i tell you we have reached the limit. i representatives the people of jordan, their wellbeing and safety are the first priority. the country will continue to do what we can do help those in need, but it cannot be at the
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ex-penalties of our own welfare. >> reporter: donors give aid to syria's neighbours, and in return they open up labour markets and ensure more syrian children go to school. as the norwegian sold your told me in pointed remarks, the real solution is peace. >> the need to have confidence building measures in syria, that means that the fighting has to decrease. russia has to take the responsibility and make sure that there was a possibility. >> reporter: but european countries in particular have their own reasons to give generously here, by making life tolerable for syrians in the region, they are less likely to
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seek asylums in europe. it may alleviate syria's agony, it's hard to believe it will bring a lasting solution closer saudi arabia says it is ready if asked to send ground troops into syria to fight i.s.i.l. the first time the kingdom offered do so. thousands of special forces could be deployed in coordination with turkey. a decision could be made at an n.a.t.o. summit in brussels. still ahead - worldwide outrage, international criticism aimed at north korea as it tries to launch a rocket into space. and why the founder of wikipedia could spend a 3.5 year stay inside an embassy.
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north korea's plan to launch a rocket caused international outrage, pyongyang says it wants to put a satellite into space, japan and south korea will shoot any rocket town. the u.s. launched a different approach, jamie mcintyre has more from the pentagon. >> defense secretary lifted north korea as number three calling the nuclear weapons and missile technology a concern. he did not have a plan about what to do about it except to call for what he described as strong deterrence.
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that's a far cry from what ash carter advocated a decade ago when he was not at the pentagon. >> north korea launched missiles before, like the test in 2009. and a less successful attempt knerl. back in 2006, harvard university professor ash carter knew how to respond to the threat. take out the north korean missile with a crews missile while it was on the launchpad. >> in a washington post op ed along with mentor william perry, carter argued the united states should make clear its intention to trike and destroy the north korean miss ail before it can be -- missile before it can be launched. he added the multi story fuel and they would puncture the missile and cause it to ex-please. late last year, with the wisdom
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from a preemptive strike, he made it clear that it was not something he wanted to revisit. >> a few years ago, a while back, you wrote a compelling bid with the secretary perry, advocating that north korean missile be taken out on a lunch pad before they can test it. does their thinking about that change, and if so why: i don't have anything knew on that. we are always concerned about north korean behaviour and provocations of all kinds. >> when i pressed the point carter ignored the follow up and pointed to another reporter. >> what about your argument about the pre-emptive fight. >> this week, as he rolled out the budget at the economic club of washington. carter faced the question again, his answer? >> it was a different
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circumstance, and a test launch missile. the policy was not to tolerate it. we were trying to figure out how to not tolerate it. that was then and now. >> then, as now, north korea was still seeking to develop a nuclear warhead, small enough to fit atop a missile, capable of reaching the united states. then professor carter argued a pre-emptive strike carries little risk. riding that it responded to resolve, threatening all-out war on the korean peninsula, but it is unlikely to act on the threat. now it's a risk secretary carter is not keen to dismiss. >> we are on the korean peninsula, we will win, no question about it. we will win, it is a savage and intense war. >> now that carter is second in the military chain of command.
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planners estimate it could result in 1 million casualties and the destruction of the south korean capital. >> it's another difference from 10 years ago. then carter was an academic outsider whose unsolicited advice could be ignored. now he is in a position with high responsibility, where loose talks about strikes and war risks realized, and miscalculation could spell disaster. >> thank you. the outgoing commander of u.s. forces says planned troop withdrawals will hurt the u.s. mission in that countriry. the general testified. and he said the ability would be harmed if president obama goes ahead and cuts man power to 500 troops by the end of the year. around 10,000 are in afghanistan
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now. if we don't make adjustments, 2016 will be no better than 2015. campbell is expected to retire from his post. the resurgence in afghanistan is working to help women create opportunities through education. this report from kaboom. -- kabul. >> reporter: six days a week this woman gets a start. she leaves her home before dawn. not normal for a woman. this 56-year-old is on the way to university where she studies law. many disapprove of women in schools. she wanted a form the education, her father said no. at age 16, her father-in-law
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objected. school would wait until a few years ago, after her youngest child turned 18. classmates are young enough to be her children. >> this school was the brain child. an afghan when the war was imminent. she returned to afghanistan in 2001. >> 17 and 18-year-old. there was a need for the programme to help. students catch up and finished high school as soon as they can.
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>> many barriers kept afghanis from getting an education, a lack of schools. the taliban and now the government. there are signs of progress. training to be a lawyer means she studies when she can.
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snoop studies have not slowed her at home see more of that report on "america tonight". . >> hillary clinton is not the only secretary of state that received classified emails on the account. the state department says colin powell received information. and senior aids got sensitive information on their personnel accounts. powell denies the information was classified. the panel is expected to rule that wickie leeks should be
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detained. in 2012 julian assange claimed asylum to avoid extradition. neave barker reports. >> it's the life line julian assange should hope for, up to 3.5 years holed up inside the ecuadorian embassy. julian assange fires a complaint, claiming that his stay at the embassy was a detention, because if he tries to leave, he faces roast. the u.n. -- faces roast. the u.n. group is certain to rule in julian assange's behaviour. one of the swedish lawyers is calling for his release. >> if the report states he has been detained for 3.5 years by sweden. i see no other way out of this for sweden, and the prosecutor, but to cancel the decision to
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detain julian assange in absentia. and to close the case. the swedish government says that it disagrees with the ruling, so, too does the u.k. it's unclear what influence, if any the u.n. findings have on the british government. this is not an unlawful detention, but is a voluntary decision by julian assange, to evade arrest by staying on at the embassy. the british government says they are obligationed to extradite him because of allegations of rape in sweden. bashar al-assad denies the allegations and believes he'll be sent to washington. he agreed to face questioning, only by ecuadorian prosecutors. julian assange wikipedia organizations posted thousands of secret government files on the yet, exposing classified and
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embarrassing details about world governments. julian assange said he'd leave the embassy. and he'd travel to ecuador. but as the u.n. ruling is not legally binding, british police say they'll make every effort to arrest him coming up next. california's massive gas leak, a look at the serious hit business owners are taking and they are striking back. plus the public outcry over guidelines for women trying alcohol.
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a huge methane gas leak near los angeles has affected many people in the porta ranch area. the residents are fighting back. we have this report at the garden salon in porta ranch, empty chairs are the norm in what used to be a thriving business. >> on a thursday you see every chair, someone is there, and all the chairs filled up. phone calls would not stop ridging. >> this company has dropped nearly 60% since the gas leak. >> most of the customers moved away. every time we come here, they catch up on everything, and it's good to see them every once in a blue moon. >> the salon is one of several small businesses taking part in a class action lawsuit against
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california gas, and their parent company. the attorney patricia oliver is overseeing the lawsuit, aiming to collect a billion in damages. >> i don't think it's far-fetched to expect them to recover. when you talk about a community that is evacuated and businesses that suffered losses. the combined total is a billion. with several businesses on the brink of shutting down, the development center is offering small business loans, up to $250,000 to keep them afloat during the crisis. >> every business protested the notion of a small business loan. they don't know when the foot traffic will be back. >> it is affecting porta ranch real estate. the empty house has been on the market for four months. >> they are staying on the market a little longer. when we look at the same time period last year, homes were on the market a shorter time period
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last year an currently, and that has to do with perception of the leak. >> real estate breaker says he's losing clients because two banks halted lending. >> there are a couple of large banks that are not lending. there are a few smaller banks that do. the perception is that i can't get a loan. that will stop some people from buying. >> with buyers on the sideline, realtors are joining the class action lawsuit, hoping to recoup losses. >> i started marketing here. people know me, it is hard for me to close my business in real estate and go to another area. >> with the wealth leaking methane, businesses and real estate are uncertain at best the c.d.c. is under fire or
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the latest recommendations involving pregnancy and alcohol. women of child bearing years should avoid alcohol unless they are talking birth control. but they have report. >> alcohol and pregnancy do not mix. >> for years, women were warned against taking the step further. recommending women not drink alcohol unless they are on birth control. >> right now the foetal alcohol spectrum disorder is associated with small amounts of alcohol. >> the guidelines aimed at curbing defects before the mother knows xi pregnant. most don't know she's pregnant. she may be drinking. the risk is real, like the chance. the announcement is generating a slew of criticism. mainly for leaving men out of the equation.
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on facebook brianna rights: andy writes: one blogger says more than 3 million drink, are sexually active and are not using birth control and are at risk of exposing theiraby to alcohol. all good. a staff writer at the atlantic where she covers health. she wrote an article on the guidelines, she's in washington. give me your opinion on what the c.d.c. has done here. >> the overall message is good that we want to the prevent foetal alcohol spectrum disorders, but i thing the way it was conveyed struck women the
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wrong way because it was a little too alarmist. a little conagree surrendering, explain. >> i think that the idea that women are sort of - you know, they shouldn't drink alcohol on the off chance that they get pregnant. that's a little extreme. not many women are likely to follow that. it implies that women have no knowledge or control over their fertility, and they don't know how they can become pregnant or what to do to avoid becoming pregnant. i think that's a very sort of unrealistic and almost paternalistic attitude to take to women, who frankly enjoy drinking as much as men do. >> you say the c.b.c. should include men in the warning of course, why? >> men drink more than women do.
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they are twice as likely to get into accidents after drinking, they are more likely to kill themselves, and, really, if we are concerned about alcohol from a public health perspective. we should worry about men as well does this matter if the c.d.c. thinks all women should stop drinking. is that not ultimately up to the woman anyway? >> it is up to the woman, what the c.d.c. is recommending that doctors do is not a bad idea. they are telling doctors to screen women for alcohol abuse, ask them how often they are drinking, and how they are getting birth control. i think the way that this announcement was communicated to the public really left something to be desired because a lot of women took away from it the fact that you never know when you might become pregnant, so don't drink in case you do, if you are not on birth control. i and a lot of other women thought it was an alarmist
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message. in fact, you talk about this age-old debate about the risk of drinking during pregnancy. based on what the c.b.c. said, what is the bottom line here. i think that part of what is a little uncomfortable about it, it harkens back to an earlier attitude of women drinking, which is that they should avoid - for decades society had an impression that women should avoid drinking because it might interfere with family responsibilities, this is implying that women should avoid drinking because it might harm some hypothetical future baby that they may have, and it's something that doesn't fit well with women. >> good to see you. thank you very much. >> thank you for having me. >> coming up next - rising star. my conversation with tony award winning actress, ruthy ann miles
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after this. per cent pass
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[ ♪ music ] that was ruthy ann miles signing something wonderful in "the king and i", she won a tony for her performance, and the show is getting critical acclaim. she sits to talk to us about how a woman from hawaii end up on breed way. >> i -- broadway. >> i thought i would be a music teacher. the biggest dream hi was being an orchestra conductor or band leader. or a music teacher. >> what did you know about broadway? >> not much. i saw two tours through hawaii. i loved it. seeing the stories. that was it. for me, i didn't think it was something that i would do. or ever dream for myself. [ singing ] >> what was it for you to play
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lady jane in "the king and i", on broad way. what did it mean for you? >> it's emotional for me. it's heart-breaking for a bomb yn to -- woman to have passion and love for her husband and being in a culture, it's a submissive culture, and she can't express how she feels for him or his people. she's given a title of head wife. she's in charge, she has an idea of leadership and how she has to portray herself. ruthie is an emotional person and very expressive with my face and body, and, you know that's not how it is. it's hard, it's a challenge. it's rewarding when people connect with her, and let me know that they were moved by the story she was telling. >> what do they say? >> they were weeping through something wonderful.
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my immediate reaction was "you love someone" [ singing ] >> you know what it's like to go through the highs and lows of marriage and love, and the conflict and inner turmoil that can come. >> can you talk about the connection to the audience, and are you looking at them and reacting to them? >> i learnt an important lesson in the show i did before the king and i. the audience was a part of the performance. they were - we mixed with them. we touched them. we walked around them, up and down, through them. and the lesson that i learnt in there was to see the audience, but not really see them. if i focus too much on the person in front of me, i lose my lines. ruthie things about it. i learnt how to mav gait,
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looking into people's eyes and seeing them. >> when they laugh, cry, sob in the front row. it must be hard to block out. >> you're crying, are you okay, how can i help you. if i start to take on their emotion, then i'm in the hole. >> reporter: there has been a big discussion about the diversity in hollywood. this is an issue that is close to you. >> if you look at america, you don't see just one kind of person. i grew up in hawaii. the melting pot. especially on the mainland as we call you guys. you look around so it's easy to be sheltered in searching ways and people. you don't get to know them as fellow americans, not as foreigners. people who have looked like me have been in america as long as
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the next person. we are not the nerds and the nurses. i think it's important to see asian american people. people who look like me who are telling american stories, and not asian stories. >> which is what this role is. >> right, it's what this role is. i think it's important for writers and directors. >> to think of you as not as an asian, just an american. >> i'm an american. >> why is that so tough? what is the problem. what needs to happen. it's because of what we look like. it doesn't change the story, does it? that doesn't change the way you communicate and whether or not you are a good actor. >> no. >> congratulations. and much, much success. >> thank you. >> maybe broadway will change. >> we hope so. . >> that's the broadcast. thank you for watching i'm john seigenthaler, ali velshi is
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next. next. i'm ali velshi, on target - the crude reality of falling oil prices, good for you when you fill up at the pump, but maybe bad for your 401k. falling oil prices are wreaking havoc on oil producers and workers. this week royal dutch shell said profits fell 56% in the