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captioning funded by cbs good morning, it's may 14th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning saturday." turmoil over taxes. critics pounce after donald trump says voters do not have the right to see his income tax returns. plus, isis issues a state of emergency in its self-declared capital. what it means for the state of the terror group. maybe diamonds aren't forever. we'll tell you why sales are slumping for the high-priced gems. a growing backlash against the celebrity selfie. why more and more stars are refusing to take them. we begin with a look at
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today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. are you [ bleep ] kidding me, tsa? >> i would not call it a crisis. >> the airports in serious pressure to speed things up. >> beefed up security and not enough agents. the lines are long and likely to get longer. >> i'm not a fan of tsa. fire shooting up into the air. this is a mattress store. 100 l.a. firefighters on the scene. we will not yield to blackmail. >> texas pushing back against president obama's instructions to let transgender students use the bathroom they identify with. >> it's to ensure that our schools are inclusive and safe. a crash on a new york bridge made a mess as a northbound truck broke an axle before it flipped. a single-engine cessna
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reported engine trouble after taking off from the lodi municipal airport. ♪ fireworks going up in flames after an up expected explosion at a garden center in southampton. >> all that -- >> score! the lightning have won game number one. >> and all that matters -- >> this is what wilcox -- you go! >> on "cbs morning saturday." donald trump insists he is not john miller. >> i can tell you this -- >> i can tell you this -- you understand. >> i don't know who that guy on the phone was, but he does one hell of a john miller impression. >> sounds like trump has his vice president. [ applause ]
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welcome to the weekend. everyone. coming up, they acted in one of the highest grossing films of all time, yet no one saw their faces. details on a documentary about the unknown actors from the original "star wars." plus, from blockbuster franchises to tony award-winning musicals. before they were huge hits of stage and screen, they were books that landed on the so-called banned list. we'll look at the history of the banned books list and what it tells us about america. and m. ward's best known for the band with zoe deschannel me and him, but he has solo albums, and he'll perform ahead in our saturday session. first, our top story. a chaotic end of the week for donald trump after what seemed like a promising start. days after a positive meeting with gop leaders, there's a series of new concerns over his taxes, honesty, even his former butler.
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>> a few minutes okay hillary clinton's campaign -- few minutes ago, hillary clinton's campaign attacked trump for not releasing his tax returns. we have more. >> reporter: good morning. it was a critical week for donald trump, and he emerged from the meetings in washington with some establishment republicans warming up to him. he's also nearing a deal to harness the rnc's vast fund-raising infrastructure. now he's trying to bat away a number of distractions that underscore the unpredictability of the presumptive gop nominee. >> it's none of your business. >> reporter: under fire for not releasing his tax returns, donald trump refused to disclose his tax rate and rejected the idea that voters have a right to see his returns. >> whether the audit ends, i will present them. i hope it's before the election. >> reporter: trump has maintained he can't follow tradition and release his tax returns like nominees have done since 1976 because the recent
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years are under irs audit. >> i fight very hard to pay as little tax as possible. >> reporter: the presumptive republican nominee boasted that he pays the lowest rate possible, and that voters wouldn't learn anything. the documents would spell out how much he pays in taxes and shine a light on the billionaire businessman's charitable giving and companies. >> if he doesn't release his tax return, i don't know if anyone cares. >> reporter: rnc chairman reince priebus is rushing to trump's defense. others from former republican nominee mitt romney to hillary clinton have asked what he's hiding? >> john miller. >> reporter: trump is fighting back against a report that he posed as his own publicist under the pseudonyms john miller it was in the '80s after his love life made for tabloid headlines. >> people you write about --
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>> reporter: the "washington post" says trump admit to being miller and called it a joke gone awry. >> you're telling me about it for the first time. it doesn't sound like my voice. i have many people trying to imitate my voice. >> reporter: on friday afternoon, "washington post" reporter were 44 minutes into a phone interview with trump to talk about his finances, and they asked a question about miller. they said, did you ever employ someone named john miller as a spokesperson? the phone went silent, then dead. and when the reporters called back and reached trump's secretaries, she said, "i heard you got disconnected. he can't take the call now. i don't know what happened." >> interesting. julianna goldman in washington. thank you. donald trump's former butler is being investigated by the secret service. anthony senecal who worked at the trump estate in palm beach is coming under scrutiny for violent and racist postings on
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his facebook page saying president obama should be hanged for treason. the trump campaign says the 74-year-old has not worked for trump in years. let's explore it with ed o'keefe, a political reporter for the "washington post." >> great to see you. >> start with the joke that's gone awry. the 1991 recordings from john miller. what do you make of this? do you think tell affect donald? >> no. frankly, supporters will see it as donald being donald. those who don't like him to begin with will see it as donald being donald. there's no reason necessarily to think it's him. he didn't break laws or commit fraud. he was touting himself by the name of a well-known police official, reporter from this new york, and the name of his son. it's the way he is and was. >> there's the beginnings of an attempt to unite the republican party, notably with house speaker paul ryan. how do you think it went? >> he went over senior
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lawmakers, orrin hatch, people that will be important to help out and be there to help as he campaigns. he still wasn't won over paul ryan. >> how important is it? >> critical. in talking to rank and file republicans this week, they know about. it they realize he's not with them and say, look, at this point, in any presidential campaign, you would think you'd have the speaker of the house if he's of your party with you, if he's still working on that. it shows he's got a lot of work ahead. when you've been the ideas guy, when you've been the one calling for limited government, lower taxes, strong national security, and your presidential nominee is anything but now, why would you it's inially jump on it? it will take time. >> you wrote an interesting article about how trump has affected people saying i need to get documented, i need to be a citizen, i need to get the proper paperwork. what's happening? >> yeah. these are legal residents who have been here for decades in many cases. literally getting off the couch and realize figure we're going
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to have a republican presidential nominee who's talking this way about immigrants and refugees, i've got to do something. the way i can do that is become a citizen and vote. there's a lot of groups across the country trying to register millions of new voters potentially across the country. if this happens, they're mostly hispanic, likely to vote for democrats. can make a big difference in places like arizona, colorado, nevada. republicans see that, republican don't like trump. they've been warning about this and say this is exactly what we've been worried about. that will if you nominate someone who dispagers immigrants, they'll all vote for the other guy, and we'll end up losing. not only will we lose, you could see governors, congressmen, senators, city council guys lose their seat because they're associated with him. >> i think a lot of people thought at this point the democratic race would be over. it still continues. how much -- how much damage do you think for hillary clinton is there in continuing to have battle bernie sanders up to the convention? >> wouldn't she love to be focussed on john miller, john baron, whatever you want to call him this morning. wouldn't she rather be spending
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millions of dollars attacking him? but she has to go out this week and spend ad money in kentucky because they've got an upcoming primary. she's going to have to campaign hard in california because bernie sanders is ready to spend tens of millions of dollars there. it's a -- a prolonged contest that she didn't anticipate. they realize that he has the right to do. it the longer it goes on, the harder it is for her to pivot and drive home the message that trump isn't someone that should be elected president. >> thank you very much. tomorrow on "face the nation" on cbs, john dickerson's guests will include reince priebus, chairman of the republican national committee, and former defense secretary robert gates. alabama's attorney general is pledging to join other state to fight a new obama administrative directive. it requires public schools to give transgender students access to bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. the governor of arkansas told his state's schools to defy the directive. it's similar in texas. manuel bojorquez reports from ft. worth. we will not yield to
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blackmail from the president of the united states. >> reporter: in his rebuke of the obama administration's new guidelines, texas lieutenant governor dan patrick urged the state's school districts to ignore them completely. >> why can't parents and the public have input on this policy? will. >> when we err on the side of fear, we amplify hysteria. >> reporter: the issue had already boiled over in ft. worth after the state's fifth largest school district said it would enforce a policy which includes letting transgender finance choose the restroom they use, regardless of their gender at birth. >> taxpayers and parents should be outraged at the shocking violation and breach of the public trust. get back to education. repeal the policy. [ applause ] >> reporter: the superintendent, ken scribner, said the policy was aimed at preventing bullying. >> unfortunately, not every child comes from a safe and supportive home. >> reporter: the latest battle at school districts across the country, deciding how to accommodate transgender students. eight states plus the district
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of columbia have laws regarding gender and bathroom use. only two, california and new jersey, specifically allow students to choose a restroom based on their gender identity. north carolina forbids it. >> you're mocking democracy. >> reporter: in ft. worth, the new federal guidelines seemed to intensify the debate rather than stetsds. allison kelly has two children in public schools now. >> this is not a federal decision. this is a state and this is a local decision. >> reporter: joel burns is a former city council member and lgbt advocate. >> i'm happy the federal government is step information to make sure that all kids have a safe place to go to school. >> reporter: texas public schools receive more than $6 billion a year in federal funds. the lieutenant governor said he is willing to forego that for the sake of the fight. for "cbs this morning saturday," manuel bojorquez, ft. worth. isis has declared a state of emergency. the u.s. military believes the terror organization is planning a full-scale defense of its i
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did facto capital of raqqah in northern syria. there are reports that isis is moving equipment and fighters in and around the city, presumably in the expectation that local forces will try capture it. raqqah has been an isis stronghold for much of the war in syria. the terror group controls more than half of syria. now to the intense backlash over the extremely long security lines at our nation's airports. frustrated passengers have waited in tlients have snaked -- lines that have snaked through airports that seem to barely budget. this one friday was especially impressive. there passengers reported wait times of an hour and a half. as we report, now the secretary of homeland security is promising to speed things up. >> reporter: the long lines at airport checkpoints stretch from coast to coast. about as long as the line at midway must have felt. >> we've been in this line since st. louis. >> reporter: many frustrated flyers are using the hash tag #ihatetowait to complain about the problem.
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>> i've never had to do this before. >> reporter: yesterday in phoenix, it was checked lug the gentleman got waylaid. a glitch in the tsa's automated screening process left thousands of bags sitting in a hot parking lot. the tsa says the checkpoint delays are being caused by about an 8% increase in airline travel and a shortage of security officers. the agency has intensified its screening process to more carefully monitor all passengers after a federal investigation revealed significant security vulnerabili vulnerabilities. >> i would not characterize it as a national crisis. >> reporter: secretary of homeland security jay johnson outlined plans for hiring more officers and deployed more k-9 teams to airports ahead of the summer travel season when lines could get even longer. tens of thousands of people have missed flights during this period. did you do a good enough job preparing people for this new reality? >> i'm focused on what we do going forward and making sure that we are focused on this,
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that we are anticipating, that this has both the personal attention of myself and the tsa administrator. >> reporter: congressman john micah sat on the floor of the washington's airport to hear the secretary's briefing. i asked the secretary if he felt they had done a good enough job preparing americans for the situation that's been created? >> no. i don't think so at all. unfortunately, the way it's been brought to their attention is by the media. by thousands being left behind in almost every airport. >> reporter: many airport appear to agree with congressman micah. the three new york airports joined seattle and atlanta in threatening to drop the tsa for private screeners if the lines don't improve. for "cbs this morning saturday," reagan national airport, virginia. breaking news overnight. some washington state residents may be forced to evacuate as a wildfire burns about 45 miles north of seattle. firefighters dropped water on the smoke and flames from the air on friday. hot, dry weather is fueling the
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blaze which centers on 75 acres in a dense and steam forest area. farther north, another fire in oso is 10% contained after burning through roughly 130 acres. the massive wildfire burning in alberta, canada, now spans 930 square miles. it's moving away from the city of ft. mcmurray. on friday, prime minister trudeau surveyed the extensive damage by helicopter. the fire forced more than 88,000 people from their homes and destroyed more than 2, 400 buildings. it's expected to burn forested areas for several more weeks. temperatures from the midwest, new england, are expected to be well below normal this weekend. the surge of cool air follows an outbreak of thunderstorms and hail such as this storm in houston on friday. meteorologist ed curran from her chicago station, wbbn, has more on the weekend weather. good morning. good morning. and you see the circulation here that's drawing in the cold air. the cold air pours in today into
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tomorrow when it moves east. it will be cold, windy, temperatures running from 15 to 25 degrees below normal. chicago sees 50 degrees today. it should be closer to 70 degrees this time of year. and new york, though, you're at 71 for the high today. tomorrow's high comes in at only 59 degrees. the cold air pours in. in addition, a chance of severe weather. east coast, new york, washington, marginal risk for severe weather, severe thunderstorms in texas into parts of new mexico. also in oregon and idaho, as well. in all these cases, a marginal chance for severe weather, damaging wind and hail the main threat. >> ed occcurran from wbbz news. take a look at this video. it captures the harrowing moment as the tractor-trailer began to
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flip over and fall on its side yesterday morning. police say the truck apparently broke an axle before it flipped. i've never seen that. where the axle rolls like that. >> behind it. >> no one was hurt. part of the bridge was closed for four hours creating a traffic headache for commuters. the bridge is one of the most heavily traveled in the new york area. it was the morning commute, too. painful. >> incredibly disruptive around new york city. a spectacular fire destroyed a store that sold both gardening supplies and fireworks in england. the fire broke out on friday in southampton england, sending many of the fireworks into the sky. nearby homes were evacuated as dozens of firefighters struggled to put the fire out. there were no reported injuries. a new jersey family is savoring their winnings this weekend after their mother, pearly smith, who never gambles, threw caution to the wind and bought some powerball tickets. now the family is trying to figure out how to divide $429 million among seven adult
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children. not a bad problem to have. we have the story. marcia called and said, guess who won the powerball. i said, who? she said, we did. i said, well, stop april fooling me. and -- get off of my phone. >> reporter: valerie author is one of eight family members who won the powerball jackpot. she says the winning numbers came to her 70-year-old mother, pearly smith, in a dream. >> divine intervention gave us the numbers. the only way you can explain that. ri ripe. >> reporter: pearly smith, a pastor and mother of seven, rarely gambles. she purchased the ticket at this 7-eleven in new jersey. are you going to tithe 10% to your church? >> absolutely. absolutely. >> reporter: the smith family decided to take the cash option valued at $284 million. the money will be split evenly with plans to first pay off mortgages and school loans. arthur says her sister,
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katherine, will spend some money on a mentoring program for young girls that she's had for 15 years. >> now she has her own funding where she can help young ladies at risk. she can go and change lives on her own accord. >> reporter: behind me is a september 11 where that multimillion dollar ticket was purchased. the smith family says they waited a week to reveal themselves because they needed time to get their financial team in order for advice. for "cbs this morning saturday," trenton, new jersey. >> wouldn't it be great to hear that one day -- guess who won the lottery? we did. >> i would have reacted like pearly, no, we didn't. in the headlines, "the new york times" reports pfizer is blocking the use of drugs for lethal injection in prisons. the pharmaceutical company is following the lead. 20 other companies in the u.s. and europe have made the step. it closes the last remaining open market source of drugs used in executions. it's unclear how states will
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find drugs to conduct the executions. our houston affiliate, khou-tv, reports the search continues in the gulf of mexico for a passenger who fell off a carnival cruise ship friday. the coast guard is looking for samantha roberg, who fell off the ship. her fall was caught by the cameras. the ship was sailing from galveston to mexico when she disappeared. "the arizona republic" report sheriff joe arpaio has been found in contempt of court for disobeying a federal judge's orders in a racial profiling case. the ruling is considered a formality as arpaio and some aides admit to violating the judge's orders due to what's described as a communications error before the hearings began. it opens the door, however, to possible fines and even jail time. wreg-tv report a former flight attendant has been indicted for stealing hundreds of mini liquor bottles from delta airlines. rachel trevor faces criminal theft and unlawful sale of
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alcohol charges for pocketing the bottles after a flight. she's accused of selling them on kroigs list for a fraction of the price. and an ontario woman drove into a lake because she was following the instructions of her gps. the woman was driving in rain and thick fog on thursday night with poor visibility when she took an unplanned swim in georgian bay. the car stayed afloat long enough for the woman to role down the window, grab her purse, and swim about 30 yards to shore. police pulled out the car the next day. quite scary. >> i sense perhaps the men in her life were not supportive. i support you. i've
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coming up, driving under the influence of marijuana. with no reliable roadside test, we look at the challenge for police in stopping deadly crashes caused by the drug. and later, the olympics in brazil are less than three month away. the focus has been on anything but the events. details on the growing calls to move the games. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday."
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coming up, the race to go super far, super fast. inside the battle to build the first hyperloop and why it may arrive sooner than high-speed rail. she's turning 90 years old and has spent 64 years on the throne. we'll look at the other impressive numbers behind the queen's reign. stay with us, you're watching "cbs this morning saturday."
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good morning, i'm rahel solomon. new this morning a crash there, near a busy northeast philadelphia intersection. two cars collided, on roosevelt boulevard near cottman avenue around 6:30 this morning. at least one person was rush to the hospital. no word on the extent of those injuries. the intersection is now, closed on the southbound side of the boulevard. and now lets get a check of weather with justin joining us for a beautiful start of the day. >> yes, this afternoon we will bring back more rain chances, what else is new. we may see thunderstorm chances as well but lots of sunshine around this morning g start to our saturday get outside right now and take advantage of the dry weather. fifty-one in kutztown, right now, look at that, gorgeous blue skies, full sunshine, cloud will move in early this
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afternoon, we will see showers across ohio, those get here probably after, 3:00 o'clock or so-so what to expect plenty of sunshine this morning after 3:00 we will see showers moving in from the west and stronger thunderstorms that continues until 9:00 o'clock. we will clear it out the tonight. tomorrow much cooler, we are in the sun but high of 61, rahel, back to you. >> justin, thank you. our next update 7:57. see you then. as an educator, it's all about connections. you're not just in the classroom; you're part of the community. you meet these tiny kids every year, and you help them learn and grow.
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but you also get to know their families, and over the years they become a part of your life, and you become a part of theirs. when you build those connections, you can accomplish some pretty amazing things. i'm jackie kruzik and i'm proud to be a new jersey educator.
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this half hour, new concerns about the risks of driving while using marijuana. a recent aaa study found an increase in deadly crashes involving drivers who had smoked pot. >> another study by the same researchers warns that as yet there is no reliable test to determine impairment caused by the drug. we have more on the growing debate. >> reporter: it's been nearly three years since mary gaston hugged her son blake good-bye. just moments before he was hit and killed by a drunk driver who was high on marijuana. >> every parent can appreciate when your child's on top of the world, where everything is going so right in their life. within minutes, watching him
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die. it's beyond the worst day of your life. >> you're driving around smoking. you know it's not a good idea, right? >> yeah, i do. >> reporter: aaa looked at traffic deaths in washington since it became one of the first states to legalize pot, finding fatal crashes involving a driver who recently used marijuana more than doubled in a year. jake nelson is the foundation's director of research. >> we know it's an increasing contributing factor to a very important highway safety problem. something we should all be concerned about. >> reporter: taylor west from the national cannabis industry association. >> this study doesn't tell us anything about accidents related to impairment from marijuana. >> reporter: six states set a legal limit above zero for thc in a person's blood for driving under the influence of marijuana. similar to blood alcohol indicating drunk driving. sycamore states have proposed sim -- six more states have proposed similar laws. >> there's no amount of cannabis in a person's body that would allow us to accurately predict when he or she is impaired.
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varies too much. >> reporter: instead, the study points to dash cam videos of officers identifying impaired driving. like this speeding car cutting off traffic and swerving. >> is there a reason that you don't know that you're doing 67 miles per hour when you go around me? >> 67? >> 67 mile-per-hour. i wouldn't make it up. let me ask you this -- where is the weed at? >> reporter: here trained drug detection officers can test for marijuana, similar to drunk driving testing. >> it was not on my radar. what it took was the death of my 23-year-old child. >> reporter: a 2015 federal government government report found the crash risk from drugs like pot was highly influenced by other factors including age and gender. more than a dozen states are considering legalizing marijuana. "cbs this morning saturday," washington. coming up, it sounds like science fiction, but it's real. hyperloop wars. competition to design and build
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an ultrafast transportation system that could get you from l.a. to san francisco in just half an hour. up next, medical news in our morning rounds including lots of food products have labels declaring they are healthy. the fda wants more proof. plus, our doctors have tips on how to kick the morning coffee habit. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday." ♪
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first up, walk down any aisle of your local supermarket, and you're sure to see lot of products with descriptions of their nutritional value. now the fda says it will reevaluate regulations about the claims, including the definition and use of the word healthy on labels. why is the fad reconsidering this? >> one of the cool things is that it's largely consumer driven. there's even been a citizens petition to get it done. ultimately, people want to be able to make informed decisions it about what they're eating. labels have to be clear, accurate, and have to be up to date. whether it comes to the term healthy -- when it comes to the term healthy, they are not up to date. the science of what we define as healthy has complete he changed since the early '90s when the fda first defined the term. under the current guidelines, you can put a -- theoretically, you could put a healthy label on sugared cereal, something like frosted flakes or pop tarts, because they're fortified with
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nutrients. in the early '90s, we weren't as focused on the sugars. on the flip side, things like salmon, avocado, even almonds may not be able to carry a healthy label because they have too much fat. in the early '90s we weren't focused on the good fat versus the bad fat. a lot has changed. >> there's no baseline for the definition? i falsely believed you had to hit a mark to put it on your packaging. >> right. the dietary guidelines for americans, as holly points out, has changed so much since the 1990s when we thought, okay, it should be low in fat. they don't mention anything or much about added sugar. we said, okay, unsat rated fats should be low, now mention of transfats which are now banned. i think the big takeaway is we make it so complicated. how do you have a healthy diet. really a lot of the stuff as we always say, stuff your mother could tell you. you want to have healthy ingredients, so we're learning toward plants and fruits and things like that.
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also, it's a matter of how they are put together. you could have one thing labeled healthy. if you have that all the time, that's all you have, it becomes an unhealthy diet. >> right. holly, is the reevaluation of nutritional claims ultimately a good thing for consumers? >> it's hard to see any downside here. transparency is key. healthy isn't the only term that's being redefined by the fda. they've said in the coming weeks they will actually put out a formal guideline for what the label natural should be on products. right now it's misleading. sometimes people think it's -- if the product says natural it means there's not artificial flavoring or pesticide or gmos. and in fact, it means anything -- whatever the manufacturer or company wants to mean. they will change that. also, transfats. the fda finally banned transfats after years and years of lobbying from advocacy groups. so we're definitely on the right track. the fda is certainly going in the right direction to give us
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all more information. it's just a little slow. taking time. >> eat this, don't eat this. >> there you go. all right. moving on -- a condition that's been misunderstood for decades, irritable bowel syndrome. ibs affects an estimated 10% to 15% of adults and causes a range of painful symptoms. fewer than half of those sufferers will receive a diagnosis. jon spoke with dr. mark pimentel, a leading expert from cedars-sinai medical center in los angeles about his research in uncovering the roots of ibs. >> what exactly is irritable bowel syndrome? >> irritable bowel syndrome is a disease that affects 48 million people. and nobody really knew what it was. it's associated with symptoms, abdominal discomfort, bleed -- bloating, and changes in bowel patterns that go on for years. >> people call it ibs for short. >> right. >> what did they used to think was the cause? >> 20 years ago, often when doctors don't know the cause of a disease, they often attribute
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to stress and anxiety. it more often happened in women. there was a concept of maybe it was anxious women. and all of that has gone by the wayside thankfully. >> i remember at the beginning of my career, it was like women were patted on the head, it's okay. it's in your head. then it turns out it's not in your head. it's in your gut, something real. and what exactly is the cause now or what we know right now? >> what we're starting to understand is that the gut microbiom is affected -- >> what's that? >> the microbiom is the collective group of bacteria that are in your gut normally. they usually reside in the colon or large intestine. and when they start to overpopulate, go into the small intestine, we call that small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. we see it a lot in ibs. then they get bloated and change in bowel function. this change in the microbiome we think is a major cause of ibs or a large percent of patients have that. >> and so once you have the diagnosis of ibs, nobody's going
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to pat you on the head and say, oh, it's all in your head? >> the good news is for patients who are told it's in their head and now they sit at home and never see a doctor because they thought it was futile, now it isn't. >> and you can see more of the interview with dr. pimentel on cbsth that must be a sigh of relief for people who were undiagnieced. >> absolutely. the takeaway is that there are tens of millions who are belly problems. it could be bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, whatever. for years, i think people have been misdiagnosed. there's a good chance that if you have one of these symptoms, that you haven't gotten the consideration diagnosis. the takehome is don't be sitting at home suffering. there's a lot of different causes. would be sill yak disease, an ulcer, it could be irritable bowel syndrome, parasitic infection. you have to go to your general doctor at first. if that doesn't work, this is something where i would say you know, it's changed a lot. there's a lot of things we can do.
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a lot of new treatments and diagnoses. go to a specialist. finally, a cup of coffee is the only way many of cuss start our day. for -- many of us can start our day. for those trying to curb a java intake or trying to wake up without caffeine, the folks at u usaa science, are making suggestions on how to stop coffee. end a shower with cold water, eat a healthy breakfast, exercise first thing in the morning, and throw on good tunes and start the day with a little music. >> we have music here. good way to start the day. >> a good way to end it, too. >> dr. holly phillips and two. two thank you very much. coming up, more on a super fast transplant system. more than one company wants to build. it we'll talk about the hyperloop wars. this is "cbs this morning saturday."
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[ applause ] transportation. this week the first full-scale test of hyperloop one was conducted in the nevada desert. supporters say the ultra high-speed system could get you from los angeles to san francisco in just 30 minutes. >> hyperloop is not the only company vying to perfect this ambitious design which has led to a competition some are calling the hyperloop wars. joining us is tim fernholz for the business news site quartz. good morning. >> good morning. >> this was dreamed up by elon musk, founder of tesla, a few years back. hyperloop would rocket people through a tube at like -- >> 760 miles per hour. >> the speed of sound. >> nearly. it's very fast. and it was -- musk came up with it because he was tired of watching the debate over california's high-speed rail which is over budget and delayed, and no one is sure if
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it will get done on time. elon is convinced that this combination of existing technology, so we have mag-lev trains, you put it in a tube without air, and it can go super fast. he thinks that's going to be a cheaper solution going forward. now, company taking him up on it. >> i don't think anyone who hears this doesn't think it's great. it could apply to my city. things could move a lot faster. at 750 miles per hour, what happens to your innards, your body? >> well, it's hard to say because no one has tried a human passenger. we can look at the renderings companies have developed, think of a tube 11-feet wide, four compression chairs because there's a g force pushing you back. it doesn't necessarily look super comfortable now. on the other hand, it's a half hour instead of a six-hour drive. >> the issue is not the technology. that exists? >> the technology has been proven in different ways. it's never been integrated into one component.
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what we saw this week, there was a test where one of the companies demonstrated theirpropulsive trip. it's does it make sense is, it cost effective relative to other ideas for mass transit. >> i recognize asking you to define magnetic levitation is hard. >> you didn't warn me it that -- >> what is a basic way? comparable systems exist in japan and europe. how do they make it work? >> sure. it's electromagnets. if you think of as a kid in school, if you had a magnet that was positive and one that was negative and tried to push them, there's resistance. you take advantage by creating a capsule that will levitate on a magnetic field and shoot along this railway or through a tube. >> there are other big-name players involved in this race to develop this. why is it getting so much attention? >> i think everyone is impatient with -- especially in the united states, the transportation solutions we have here. we look at europe and asia where
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they have much faster, much cleaner trains. we want to do better. companies like ge are investing. france's national railway company is investing in this. there is a sense that people are looking for new innovation in this area. it's not clear if it will will be any easier to get the right of way for private landowners to build the tubes where you need to build them. >> what is the next step? when could we see significant changes? >> the company that did the test, hyperloop one, hopes by the end of the year to have a kitty hawk moment where they have a fully functioning hyperloop track going more than 700 miles per hour. the next step is finding someone who wants to pay to build it on a usable scale. they're doing feasible studies in sweden, doing them with the ports of los angeles and long beach in california. maybe to move cargo containers off ships. another company called sky tran has a at this point nigeria. so it's finding a government, a
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city who will put a couple billion dollars behind launching the system. >> if there's a will, this could be only a few years away? >> it's possible. there are skeptics in the urban planning community that say, look, these guys are not expecting the regulatory rep tape that a lot of project get hung up. >> such a game changer. >> thanks very much. coming up, there will be pomp, there will be ceremony, there will be a big party. it's queen elizabeth's 90th birthday. the ceremony reaches climax this weekend. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday."
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that honor belongs to the king of thailand who's held the throne for over 69 years. nor is she the oldest head of state. robert mo g abeh, the 92-year-old president of zimbabwe, holds that honor. >> she's still got something to shoot for. in addition to ten presidents, 12 prime ministers, winston churchill to david cameron. >> it was an eventful celebration at the windsor castle thoroughbred show. her horse won. she claimed her prize, a gift card to the grocery store chain tesco, worth about $70. everyone wants free groceries. i understand. >> still thrifty. coming up, stormtroopers, aliens, and darth vader. we pick behind the masks and under the helmets of the original "star wars" cast. for some of you, local news is next. the rest of you, stick around. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday."
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good morning, i'm rahel solomon. philadelphia police have arrested a man who allegedly threw debris from the university city overpass. investigators say the suspect threw bolts at railroad ties from an overpass at university avenue last night. one person suffered minor injuries, and the damage includes broken windshields on three vehicles and a fourth vehicle has damage hood. lets check weather justin drabick joining us now, it is sunny for now. >> one of the best mornings we have had for a while but unfortunately it will not last because later this afternoon cloud roll back in and we will bring in showers and potential for thunderstorms but south jersey is in good shape, already at 60 degrees at this hour in cape may courthouse, light wind out of the north/northwest at 2 miles an hour. we are seeing pretty much full
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sunshine but clouds moving across central pennsylvania, we will get in here by early afternoon and we will see showers around probably after 3:00. there could be a few strong then are storms later this afternoon. high of 75 today. it is warm. lower 70's at the shore mid 60's in the poconos, enjoy that because it is gone tomorrow. back to chilly air high of 61 degrees and overnight lows in the 40's. rahel back to you. >> we will take sun where we can. our next update 8:27. see you then.
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♪ welcome to "cbs this morning saturday." i'm anthony mason. >> i'm vinita nair. coming up this half hour, olympic-size problems for the summer games in brazil. a look at what's going on and the growing calls to move the event out of rio. then, the so-called banned books. we'll see which 1-800- americans are currently -- which ones americans are currently complaining about and which past banned books became movies or plays. selfies or selfish? how cell phone are changing the relationship between celebrity and their fans. first, hour top story this hour. donald trump's positive week with the gop brass ended on a our sour note with a stream of new controversies for the presumptive nominee. on friday when asked about when
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the public will see his still-unreleased tax returns, trump said he doesn't think the public has the right to see them. >> this morning, hillary clinton's campaign pounced, releasing this ad that details how every major nominee from both parties has released their returns since 1976. also, people are still waiting for more answers from donald trump about whether he ever pretended to be a publicist when calling reporters. like in this 1991 audio recording obtained by the "washington post." it was in the '80s and '90s when his love life made for tabloid headlines. >> you know, coming out of a marriage that he started to do tremendously well financially. >> decades ago, trump admit he sometimes used the alias and once described it as a joke gone awry. on friday, trump said it was not him on the phone, nor did it sound like him. the secretary of homeland security promises weary flyers that relief is coming as travelers endure lengthy security lines. the wait topped 90 minutes at
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some airports as the tsa struggles with the shortage of screeners, heightened security procedures, and an increase in passengers. the wait is already changing the way some americans travel. >> if i'm going a medium distance, nashville to the east coast, i'll drive rather than hop on a plane. >> the federal government plans to hire more agents and deploy more k-9 teams ahead of the busy summer travel season. some passengers aboard a skydiving flight got a different kind of thrill when the single-engine plane crashed in a vineyard in northern california. the short flight was caught on video with the problem starting shortly after takeoff. the pilot suffered a minor injury. the parachute-wearing passengers managed to emerge unscathed. a group of teens got the ride of their lives as they were chauffeured to the prom. they were inside this limousine when flames started shooting from the passenger seat on
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friday night outside boston. no one was hurt. the teens caught a ride to their prom with another group of students. the 2016 summer olympics in brazil are less than three month away. so far the focus has been on everything but the event from the spreading advisories to political turmoil -- zika virus to political turmoil. brazil is grappling with a number of issues that have led for some ka to call for the games to be moved, postponed, or canceled. joining us is the "wall street journal's" sarah germano. good morning. how serious are the calls to cancel or move the games? >> so, they're definitely something people are talking about. i think the thing to remember, though, is that when the olympics were decided to be hosted in rio, they were -- that came in 2009. every olympic city bid process is a seven-year project. at the time that they were selected to host the olympics, much of these problems weren't really in the forecast. >> sure. >> let's get into the problems.
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right now, everybody is talking about zika. even "the real" said it's the winter season in rio so the mosquito population will be down. we're starting to see athletes raise concerns about this. >> yeah. the thing with zika is there's things we know and things we don't know. what we do know is that it's something that is transmitted fairly easily. the scariest part is that we don't know the long-term concerns, what the effects of contracting the zika virus are. there are growing concerns about the presence of zika in pregnant women and young babies being born with side effects from zika virus. that's something that there's no vaccine for it. there's no longitudinal study that tells us what the long-term effects might be -- >> and folks saying, i will get on the field, and as soon as it's over i'll go back to the hotel room. i don't want to spend time in the city. that registers on a lot of bars i think to hear athletes saying that. >> yeah. and it's antithetical to what
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the olympic movement is about. it's about everyone coming to one place and celebrating sport, taking part in watching these great athletes perform. to have athletes say they're concerned about their health and participation is really scare something people. >> there's a lot of political turmoil in brazil now. the president faces impeachment. there are problems about some of the venues actually being completed in time. is that affecting things? >> yes. last night the metropolitan transit authority in rio said that a very critical subway line that's supposed to connect the main stadium areas to most of the park, that's going to be delayed and won't be opened until august 1st. with the games starting on august 5th, that's getting people nervous. >> what about the water i? think that's also been a major headline. a lot of people, as you mentioned, when they wanted to get the games, rio pledged 80% of the sewage would be out of the water. where do we stand on that now is>> the last report came from earlier this winter.
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unfortunately, not much has changed. the expectation is that the water and contamination of the water will probably be some level of sewage at the time the games start. the ioc is saying they're hopeful, and they're doing everything that they can -- >> they plugged a lot of money into this. >> right. >> a lot of clouds hanging over the games. thank you very much for being with us this morning. >> thank you. with almost everyone carrying a cell phone, some celebrities say posing with fans for a selfie has become a new paparazzi. earlier this week, justin bieber followed other stars such as amy schumer and banned fans from taking photos with him when he goes out in public. as carter evans reports, bieber seems to be going back on his word. ♪ is it too late now to say sorry ♪ >> reporter: pop superstar justin bieber may be saying sorry for his no-selfies image to fans. this picture with a fan in boston followed his now-famous instagram post that declared an
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end to fan selfies. on tuesday, bieber wrote, "if you happen to see me out somewhere, know that i'm not going that take a picture. i feel like a zoo animal and want to be able to keep my sanity." >> this is the generation of pics or it didn't happen. i think what also has come is a sense of entitlement in that where i am entitled to justin bieber's time and attention, more than he is entitled to his own privacy. >> sorry. regi regime -- regime amy sugar said, "i will not -- >> reporter: aim schumer said "i will not take selfies anymore because of this dude." >> i said this is america, in america when you see a celebrity, go and take a selfie. this is what our culture is. >> reporter: whether it's a pop star, politician -- >> hi. >> reporter: or the pope -- >> can i get a selfie? >> reporter: they see fans armed
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with phones. >> paparazzi at least have some sense of decorum. they have parts of town where they know they'll find celebrities. celebrities know they're going to be found. fans might not have the same boundaries. the idea that somebody else owns your time has to be so draining and frustrating. >> reporter: some stars like tom hanks are embracing the selfie culture as he explained to gayle king on "cbs this morning." >> sometimes it's easier to grab that phone, put it in selfie mode, and snap away and keep moving on. sometimes that's the fastest way to expedite your day. ♪ what do you mean >> reporter: justin bieber has an answer to those who say he, too, should just accept the selfie-inflicted assaults. "if you truly were in my position," he says, "you would understand how tiring it is." ♪ >> reporter: for "cbs this morning saturday," carter evans, hollywood. and check this out.
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a california man had to fight off fans of his own on a santa monica pier. they were the feathered kind. a weather camera at our los angeles station, kcbs-tv, captured this bird lover as he fed the hungry birds from his hat, even out of his hand. that makes me itch looking at it. >> probably how justin bieber feels some of the time. all right. up next, once banned, now beloved. before they were hit movies and broadway shows, they were books that landed on the library's so-called banned list. we'll look at the history of the banned book list and what it tells us about the nation. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday."
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♪ ♪ a bird's eye view told you just what you see ♪ ♪ what you know that's that is from the musical "fun home." the story of a dysfunctional family struggling, among other things, with issues of sexual orientation. "fun home" won best musical at last year's tony awards. and a curious -- "a curiousins of a dog of a lifetime" won for best play. they share a distinction. the books from which they were adapted was two of the most challenged last year. they were on an annual list of librarians of the most complained about books. ones that most would like to see banned from shelves. they see it's a snap -- they say it's a snapshot of issues that concern americans most. this year, there were specific
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categories. from her home office in man hon, susan has written 30 doings for children and young adults. an image from her book "beyond magenta" hangs proudly on her wall. christina is one of six kids that copeland interviewed for the book as they transitioned from one jender to another. what was the immediate response? >> that was interesting because it was so positive. much more than i thought it would be. >> reporter: you didn't get individual notes from parents or from community members criticizing the book? >> no. >> reporter: nothing? >> none. >> reporter: it wasn't until cookland saw her name on a google alert that she knew her book was among the top-10 most-challenged in the nation. what do you think it is that people are afraid of, that they wouldn't want your book to show them? >> it's scary because people don't understand it. once you get to understand it, it's no longer frightening.
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there's that period before it happens where there's so much pushback and so much fear. i think that's what happened with my book. >> reporter: correct me if i'm wrong, but the majority of books on the banned list were about lgbt issues. >> that's right, four out of ten. >> reporter: librarian james larue helped compile the list. including four books about lesbi lesbian, gay, transgender books, there are two about islam, two about mental disability, the bible which he says has appeared many times before, and "50 shades of gray." it was initially self-published erotica but went on to sell 1 5 million copies. it was later adapted to a movie. >> beyond this door. >> what is? >> my play room. >> reporter: what is the broad theme amongst the books that you have people saying these shouldn't number libraries? >> it's the outsider. it's whatever part of our society that mainstream america
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still feels some discomfort with. >> reporter: are you at the place where you can predict what people will be afraid of and when books might end up on the list? >> we certainly are close observers of our culture. if i look over the past year, we've had a surge of religious liberty bills, may transgender people use the restroom, or an attempt to, say, adopt the bible as the state book of tennessee, so often actions like this when any one group steps forward and says it needs to be like this, there's a pushback. >> reporter: larue says most books stay on the list for about five years, and then become mainstream. the best example -- "harry potter." >> the concern was that this is a glorification of witchcraft and satanism. it was just this terrible fear that someone would be exposed to a non-christian world view and be somehow seduced and corrupted by it. >> reporter: what do you think can be learned just from this list? >> i think we're learning that the country is more frightened
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than we thought it was. we're afraid of going forward. life is changing. science is making changes. politics is changing. everything's changing. we can choose to grow as human beings or stay the same. >> reporter: cookland said when she wrote her book, there was nothing like it on the market. now, lgbt books are a booming genre that may soon need a separate section in every library. what do you think will happen to your book sales? >> i haven't really thought about it. >> reporter: when they get on the banned books, sales often increase. >> i know. people are all saying to me, congratulations, and meanwhile, i feel like i've been slapped in the face. it's odd -- >> reporter: like you're proud to be on the banned book list. it's an interesting topic. we did ask, is there a specific state or region that complains the most. the answer is, it varies every year. and more often than not, it is a parent, a parent saying i don't want my child exposed to that literature. >> reading the book.
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fascinating that "harry potter" was on it. unmasking the "star wars" galaxy. a new documentary not only takes us behind the scenes of the sci-fi blockbuster but also under those iconic helmets. we'll speak to the director and meet the most memorable imperial stormtrooper. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday." hi, i need something that can keep up with all my adventures. well, the rav4 has available sport-tuned suspension... i like the sound of that. ...and great handling so it can do just about anything. thanks jan, this is exactly what i'm looking for. i know. do you? yup. during toyotatime, get 0% apr financing on an adventurous 2016 rav4. offer ends may 31st. for great deals on other toyotas, visit here are your keys. thanks. see ya out there. sweet. toyota. let's go places. actually helps to support your muscle health?
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a long time ago in a studio pretty far away, a movie empire was created. the studio was called l street, north of london. and there, 40 years ago, a cast of unheralded actors came together to make film history. some like harrison ford and carrie fisher became household names. others had their faces obscured by alien masks or menacing helmets. >> we're talking about "star wars," of course. and a new documentary called "l street 1976," unmasks some of the actors who brought the "star wars" galaxy to life.
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joining us are the film's director, john spira and anthony forrest, who played one of the most memorable stormtroopers in the sag a. good morning. >> good morning. >> john, what made you want to make this film? >> i was teaching ten years ago. one of my students told me his secret, that he had appeared in "star wars." that kind of intrigued me. he took me to his car, and it was full -- back was full of boxes of eight by ten photographs. he told me he travels the world signing autographs. i found ought that he was in the film, you can only see the back of his head for about five seconds or something. yet, this has become his life. that was kind of my doorway into this world and this community. >> anthony, now that we've taken your mask off, who is the character that you flay people know you as? >> it's -- a stormtrooper or as it became also known a sand trooper. and the sand trooper -- this particular sand trooper is the one who runs at -- that troop of sand troopers.
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he does the jedi mind trick scene with obi-wan kenobi. >> there's no way anyone could have known at the time. >> no. it was one of those moments that you -- alex guinness was wonderful to work with. we're a small crew in tunisia. this was early on in the beginning of filming. >> you ended up having one of the most memorable lines in the "star wars" saga. and -- it's been used in other tv shows, as well, subsequently. it's become very big. take a look. >> these aren't the droids you're looking for. >> these aren't the droids we're looking for. >> these aren't the droids you're looking for. >> these aren't the droids you're looking for. >> scuz me, stormtrooper. these are the droids you're looking for. >> what do you think when you see that? >> it's kind of like -- it's magical. to know that crew of done something that's gone that far. >> was it ever frustrating because nobody knew it was you. >> it's something. i was there to play the fixer which is a friend of luke
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skywalker's. and the fixer ran toshi station. those scenes were cut from the film. they weren't used in the final film. and really george hadded me, he said, i was at the hotel. they said, george wants to see you on the set. they drove me to the set. george was walking to the car with a script. he was looking anxious. and he said, can you do me a favor and play this scene with alec guinness? nobody's going to know, you're going to have a stormtrooper costume on and be in a helmet. it won't affect the fixer character. i said, let's do it. >> you interviewed ten actors who we don't actually know from the film. if there was a common thread with people like anthony and the others, what was it? >> i think the common thread was the experience that they had. the point of the film is looking at kind of how it affects -- how about associated with such a pop culture phenomenon has affected normal people's lives. the thread that they have in common is in the summer of 1976, in northwest london, they were
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at the studio, they were all there for a number of days on a film which they thought would be insignificant. 40 years later, they find out that really their lives is on to some degree have been shaped by that. the way they see themselves in some cases has been shaped by that. just the association continues to resonate for many years. >> fans must go nuts to both of you. i'm sure they always wondered who these people were. and to know that it was you. >> it is interesting. it's -- you know, it's fascinating because now i'm -- potentially meeting four generations. >> right. >> which is -- >> one last thing. you made a point for years of not telling people you were in "star wars." why? >> it just -- i work as a musician, i write songs and scripts and that. and i just didn't want that necessarily to weigh on the other things that you do. you know, you kind of want -- each work i feel should stand on its own. >> but you're proud of it now.
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>> i'd proud of it. it's always been proud of seeing something -- it's had enormous effect on communities. there are so many across the country and that that dress up in costumes and that. they do charity events and raise enormous amounts of money for charities. it's great to actually see that kind of -- what is happening with that and how it's working its way back into the communities. >> does it still shed -- >> you have to put it on sideways. >> i'm totally putting it on at the commercial. >> thank you very much. good luck with the film. " "elstree 1976" is playing in select theaters and is available on video on demand. coming up, gemstones, diamonds especially, have opinion among the most desired objects for thousands of years. millennials don't seem to value diamonds like earlier generations. why? the answer's coming up. this is "cbs this morning saturday."
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good morning, i'm rahel solomon. it is an event all about hair, the fourth annual philadelphia natural hair show is happening day in university city. experts in the hair care industry will share information object how to maintain naturally healthy hair. show is expecting more than 1,000 people to show up. it is at first district plaza and runs from ten until 7:00 tonight. lets get a check of weather. justin joining us now. probably a good idea to stay indoors later. >> were you complaining earlier about humidity messing up your hair. this is nothing. some of this humidity will fuel some showers and thunderstorms later this afternoon. good start to the day though no problems in margate right now and even at the shore most of the day stays dry. those showers hold off until
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later on until early edge but you see that rain moving in western pennsylvania. so clouds will thicken up throughout the morning and afternoon. this morning no problems, after o'clock through 9:00 we will see chance for some showers, maybe even a few stronger thunderstorms, not raining whole time cools down, high tomorrow only 61 degrees with sunshine, rahel back to you. >> thanks, justin. next update 8:57. we will see you then.
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♪ as marilyn monroe famously sang, "diamonds are a girl's best friend." for almost 70 years, the debeers company has promoted its engagement rings with a line, "a diamond is forever." a slogan so successful it was voted the best of the 20th century by advertising age. >> demand for diamond may not be forever. they don't hold as much appeal among millennials. we're joined by adam chandler, senior associate editor at "the atlantic." good morning. there's been a cultural shift with b this, hasn't there? >> absolutely. we're seeing the american dream kind of being redefined. millennials aren't buying houses, cars, or getting driver's licenses in the way they previously did.
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so diamonds fit into this. >> why do they lose their luster? >> it's a great question. i think people are scratching their heads about that now, too. part of it is they're not living at home or they are living at home more. >> they're not getting married. >> they're not getting married. >> statistically in addition to the other things you mentioned they're not doing. >> they're not getting married until later if they're getting married at all. a lot of that plays to this idea that diamonds are a part of an older generation. you want something more personal, something that's more linked to an experience or story. that is sort of what's driving this shift away. >> that number we saw was interesting. only 26% of millennials are married. the lowest number of any generation at the same age. >> that's right. >> also more socially conscious, too. does that fit into this? >> absolutely. this generation can move age faster than anyone else. they're thinking about things
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differently. you're not rushing out to buy a diamond ring. you're thinking about the ethics of it. the way that millennials are flocking to a place like chipotle more than mcdonald's because it's more progressive, fits who they are more. that is part of the diamond conversation, too. >> so often when we talk about what millennials aren't doing, you talk about the time they grew up in. the result is seeing the economy go through troubles. graduating from college with debt. how big of a role is all of that? just the is, they had that no other generation had. >> absolutely. as i said, the american dream is being redefined. a lot of that has to do with institutions changing. but wage staying the same. so millennials are adapting to the new american dream, but they're also driving it, which is an something parallel. >> i mean, we look at this -- there's $1.3 trillion in buying power. as vinita pointed out, they have an enormous amount of student debt. this adjustment is happening on a number of different levels.
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they seem to like experiences more than they like tangible things. >> exactly. exactly. they are spending more money on travel and more time on travel than previous generations which is a really fascinating point. they want to connect to an experience rather than a possession. luxury is being redefined by tech me to. if you -- technology. if you think about, it you pick up a smart phone. that's a luxury item that you can use to order breakfast to your room if your apartment rather than staying at a hotel and getting room service. >> it's not a best friend, an acquaintance. that's the way i look at it. >> some people seem to be. adam chandler, thank you very much f
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next, the dish from her heart to your table, chef melba wilson has turned the cooking of her native harlem into her life's work. i think she's talking to us, anthony. hear the story and see all the beautiful food. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday." ♪ dogs - sure can be messy. but with nexgard, their flea and tick killer doesn't have to be. nexgard, the vet's #1 choice for dogs, is a delicious, beef-flavored chew that kills both fleas and ticks. so it's easy to give, easy to take. reported side effects include vomiting, itching, diarrhea, lethargy and lack of appetite. use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures. why mess around? for powerful flea and tick protection, ask your vet about nexgard. the #1 choice of vets for their dogs and yours. one dark chocolate rises masteringabove the rest.inement. lindt excellence created by our master chocolatiers. pure, rich, elegantly thin. experience excellence with all your senses.
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chef melba wilson is a new yorker. one of the rare breeds that was born here, or as she puts it, born, bred, and butter friday harlem. that sense of place, of being home where she learned from an early age what good cooking is all about, lends to an authentic quality to her professional life, as well. >> these days she proudly represents harlem as one of the most successful african-american women in the restaurant and catering business. her namesake restaurant, melba's, reflects that pride as does her new cookbook, "melba's american comfort: 100 recipes from my heart to your kitchen." chef melba wilson, good morning. welcome to "the dish." >> good morning. i am so happy to be here with you this morning. >> we are so happy to have you. tell us about this amazing spread. >> oh, my god. these are a few of my favorite things. so we have here my finge finger-lickin' ribs. you can't have american comfort without hush puppies. my hush puppies have bait of jalapeno, and they are
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phenomenal. then we have -- >> wow. >> my coleslaw and macaroni and cheese. you got to have some macaroni and cheese. and there's nothing better than dessert which, unfortunately, sometimes i like to start with. >> oh. >> and this is my poundcake. so -- >> you obviously know the way to anthony mason's heart is to serve liquor in a mason jar. tell us what's in the jar in front of us. >> i worked at a mexican restaurant for years and fell in love with sangrias. and my thought was, my sangria is called a sexy, a sexy sangria. after you drink one or two, you is to feel a little sexier. so it's great ingredients -- >> working for me already. >> yeah. you feel sexier? >> there you go. good. good. >> you have such a family tradition of cooking, which is why i was surprised to read that but accounting, you worked on wall street. what changed for you? >> for me, it was about happiness. and i was on a flight, and i heard a flight attendant say in case of an emergency, put on
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your mask first. i looked at my life, and i had been putting on everyone else's mask except for mine. that was the aha moment for me. and also, you know, i got a call from my aunt sylvia, from sylvia's restaurants -- >> famed sylvia -- >> right. definitely. it started with her saying, melba, i want you to come in and plan my 25th anniversary. you know me, i'm thinking i'm going to be a committee of 10 or 20 people. there was a committee of one. and that one person's name was melba. i put together an amazing three-day event for her. it was fabulous. she said, why don't you stay and work with me. and welcomed me with open arms. it was a start. i love everything about this industry. that's when i knew this is what i want to do with my life. >> you ended up working at windows on the world in the world trade center. >> i did. >> what were you doing there? >> i got a call from celebrity chef michael delmonico. and as we know, it was hot every
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day of the week except sunday. michael said, i want you to do something different. whatever you want, as long as we bring people in. i started a champagne gospel brunch there. and it was fabulous. we were there september 9th, pea severaled september 10th, had -- had a meeting september 10th, had a meeting about extending our contract. and as we know, the next day september 11 happened -- >> still hard to talk about. >> it's very hard. we lost a team that we had worked with for years that morning. they were there. a lot of our lives changed that day. i think it also gave us an opportunity to appreciate the people around us. what better way than through food? >> i have to say with three businesses, it must be -- i don't know, is it an honor? is it sometimes to be daunting to be the most successful african-american woman in restaurant and catering? >> i have blinders on. i don't look to my left. i don't take a look my right. i dn't look back and see what i have accomplished.
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i look at the fact that there's so much more that i have to do. i want to inspire girls and boys that live in communities such as harlem and let them know that you can do whatever you want to just like i have. and you can do it in your community. i employ people from the harlem community. >> and harlem eat up. >> i'm super happy about that. >> which is coming up. >> the 19th through 22nd, spearheaded by marcus samuelson, dear friend and amazing chef, and the carlitz group. gets restauranteur was uptown and downtown the opportunity to cook together, to fellowship through food, and through community. it's a festival unlike no other. and when you -- >> it's quickly become an amazing event. >> it's wonderful. and there are so many free events for people from different communities to come and enjoy with us. we hope that you guys will be there. >> from now on, every time they make that announcement a plane,
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i'm going to be thinking about you. think about. as we get your south this dish, we want to ask if you could have this meal with any person past or present, who would that person be? >> wow. if i could have this meal with anyone past or present, i would have to say it would be with the first family. >> free time on their hands. chef melba wilson, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> for more on the chef and the dish, head to up next, our saturday session. when he performs with zooey deschanel he's the him in the band "she and him." m. ward is a solo artist and extraordinary songwriter. he'll temple -- he'll perform n. you think that stopped me? i was about to be the first 3rd grader to jump the cook county creek. jump 50 feet over the rapids and i crash land. mom patched me up. check out my scar. there's nothing there! you didn't jump the creek!
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they give me so much back. i can't even imagine how i could possibly give them what they give me. ♪ in this morning's "saturday sessions," singer/songwriter matt ward, better known professionally as m. ward. the southern california singer started writing songs at age 15 and rose to prominence in oregon. >> he's released eight critically acclaimed solo projects, plus five albums with
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actress and musician zooey deschanel, working together as she and him. his latest solo effort was released in march and is being called his best work in a decade. here is m. ward performing the single "little baby." ♪ ♪ everything's old in the world except for the baby ♪
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♪ little baby yeah little baby ♪ ♪ nothing is as we see except for the baby the little baby ♪ ♪ oh little baby ♪ i say child be my teacher would you could you ♪ ♪ yeah little little baby oh little baby ♪ ♪ everyone i know has had to lie except for the baby ♪ ♪ little baby
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yeah little baby ♪ ♪ and everyone knows when to cry except for the baby ♪ ♪ little baby oh little baby ♪ ♪ i say child be my teacher would you could you maybe yeah ♪ ♪ little baby oh little baby ♪ ♪ i said talk to me baby talk to me baby ♪ ♪ talk to me yeah talk to me baby ♪ ♪ talk to me baby
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♪ tell me everything's all right ♪ ♪ ♪ i said child be my teacher would you could you ♪ ♪ maybe yeah little baby oh little baby ♪ ♪ little baby oh little baby ♪ ♪ little baby oh little baby ♪
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♪ [ applause ] >> don't go away. we'll be back with more music from m. ward. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday."
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have a wonderful weekend, everyone. >> we leave you with more music from m. ward. this is "i'm listening."
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♪ they won't say it plainly if it's me it's wrong ♪ ♪ i know because i'm listening my ear to the wall ♪ ♪ i'm listening i'm listening ♪ ♪ those who know they talk the ones who weren't talking they don't know ♪ ♪ when it starts i'll be the first one to know because i'm listening ♪ ♪ i'm listening ♪ i'm listening listening ♪
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♪ good morning, i'm rahel solomon. wet weather forces an early start for the dad vail regatta thousands of rowers are taking part in the country's largest collegiate regatta which is wrapping up to day along the schuylkill river. it has been in the seventh eighth year. organizers moved up the schedule after learning the possibilities of showers this afternoon. now lets send it over to justin to pinpoint exactly when these showers move in. >> we have sometime, with some sunshine, enjoy morning, into early afternoon, mid to late afternoon that is when things go downhill, showers maybe even a few thunderstorm. soccer game in bernville right now and some good soccer conditions, you can see high thin cloud, starting to move in, that is a sign of that approaching cold front. rain out across western
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pennsylvania near pittsburgh. we have a few hours of dry weather, it is after 3:00 we will see those showers increasing. warm day 75 degrees for philadelphia, lower 70's, 60's in the poconos, enjoy that warmth for today because that cold front comes through and brings back a chilly air mass. lows tomorrow morning in the 40's with highs, struggling to get to 60. rahel back to you. >> justin, thank you. that is it for "eyewitness news" this morning but remember always follow us on our web site. i'm rahel solomon. have a
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