"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 4/11
Hosted by Lee Cowan. In our cover story, Erin Moriarty reports on the Sackler family, whose name has become a controversial flashpoint in the opioid epidemic. Also: John Dickerson sits down with former House Speaker John Boehner, who has written a scorching memoir, "On the House"; Mark Whitaker interviews documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick about their PBS series on Ernest Hemingway; Lesley Stahl talks with Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty about her new biography of first lady Nancy Reagan; Michelle Miller interviews Jamie Foxx and his daughter, Corinne, who are collaborating on a new Netflix comedy series, "Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!"; and Mark Phillips looks back on the life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who died this week at age 99.cbsnews.com
The devotion of Nancy Reagan
Throughout their 52-year marriage, Nancy Reagan was President Ronald Reagan's staunchest supporter. But one of the great mysteries is that a woman who was so attuned to and protective of her husband's public image could be unaware of her own. "60 Minutes" correspondent Lesley Stahl talks with Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty, author of the new book "The Triumph of Nancy Reagan," and with former Reagan White House chief of staff James Baker, about the complicated persona of the woman who had the most significant influence on President Reagan.cbsnews.com
'Philip Roth': Blake Bailey's story behind the story arrives
FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2008, file photo, author Philip Roth poses for a photo in the offices of his publisher in New York. A biography of the late author, "Philip Roth: The Biography" by Blake Bailey, comes out April 7. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK – The life of Philip Roth was a story. Blake Bailey's “Philip Roth,” a volume Roth had imagined in some form for more than 20 years, comes out April 6. AdThe “real” Philip Roth has been a quest for countless critics — and the author himself — since his 1969 bestseller “Portnoy's Complaint” left many readers believing that Roth and his lusting narrator were one and the same.
Column: Why George P. Shultz was the best recent secretary of State
And as much as any American, he deserves credit for making the end of the Cold War possible. By the time Reagan and Shultz left office in 1989, the Cold War was effectively over. He kept human rights, which Democrat Jimmy Carter had put high on the U.S. foreign policy agenda, as one of his priorities; not all Republicans agreed. AdvertisementBottom line: If Reagan is remembered as a great foreign policy president, he owes much of his reputation to the patient, often unspectacular work of his secretary of State. With Nixon, Kissinger worked for a president who thought deeply about global strategy; their foreign policy mind meld became legendary.latimes.com
KSAT Kids: Today in History, Dec. 10
In 1950, Ralph J. Bunche was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the first Black American to receive the award. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook) (AP1987)In 1994, Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin received the Nobel Peace Prize, pledging to pursue their mission of healing the anguished Middle East. In 2009, President Barack Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize with a humble acknowledgment of his scant accomplishments and a robust defense of the U.S. at war. Rock musician Scot Alexander (Dishwalla) is 49. Rock musician Meg White (The White Stripes) is 46.
New this week: Mariah Carey, Gloria Steinem & 'South Park'
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— "The Glorias ": Julie Taymor's film, based on Gloria Steinem's 2015 book “My Life on the Road,” is a biopic with verve and flair. Johnson's latest, premiering Friday on Netflix, is a playful eulogy to her father as she slowly loses him to dementia. — AP Music Editor Mesfin FekaduTELEVISION— If laughter is good medicine, then it’s “South Park” to the rescue. Meanwhile, Randy deals with his alleged role in the viral outbreak that has the town of South Park on defense.
Melania Trump taking Rose Garden turn to pitch her husband
Mrs. Trump said months ago that she's ready for another four years. Only the second foreign-born first lady in U.S. history, Mrs. Trump is a native of Slovenia, a former communist country in eastern Europe. The first lady is set to speak Tuesday night from the renovated Rose Garden, despite questions about using the White House for a political convention. Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich said people appreciate that Mrs. Trump is her own person. Last week, after Mrs. Obama's forceful rebuke of Trump in an address to the Democrats' largely virtual convention, social media lit up with tongue-in-cheek speculation about whether Mrs. Trump would give the same speech.
New wildfire forces Reagan Presidential Library evacuation
(CNN) - A fresh wildfire is burning on a ridge near the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Southern California's Simi Valley city, forcing officials to order evacuations of the library and nearby homes and close schools. "The flames are licking right up the hills, right up to the parking lot," library Executive Director John Heubusch told CNN affiliate KLTA. Simi Valley police ordered evacuations of the library -- which also hosts the graves of the nation's 40th president and first lady Nancy Reagan -- and homes along a few nearby streets, police watch commander Adam Darough said. A skeleton library staff -- including security workers, the library director, the facility manager, and the head curator -- remained at the facility, trying to protect what they can, including artifacts and photographs, library spokeswoman Melissa Giller said. The Simi Valley Unified School District closed all schools Wednesday because of the fire threat.
Nancy Reagan remembered with emotional tributes at funeral
Nancy Reagan is once again alongside her beloved husband. The former first lady’s life was celebrated on Friday by a thousand guests including first lady Michelle Obama, former President George W. Bush and three former first ladies at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Southern California. Ben Tracy reports on the ceremony and the legacy Reagan leaves behind.cbsnews.com
Hillary Clinton retracts praise for Reagan and AIDS
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton apologized for her praise of the Reagan administration record on AIDS and HIV Friday after online backlash. In a television appearance ahead of Nancy Reagan's funeral, Clinton initially lauded President and Mrs. Reagan for starting a "national conversation" about AIDS. However, critics in the LGBT community attacked Clinton for overlooking the Reagan administration's initial dismissal of the AIDS epidemic. CBS News' Vladimir Duthiers has the details.cbsnews.com
Remembering Nancy Reagan's legacy
One thousand guests are preparing to pay respects to former first lady Nancy Reagan, who died at 94. CBS News national correspondent Ben Tracy describes the scene at the funeral from Simi Valley, California. CBS News senior White House correspondent Bill Plante and "48 Hours" senior executive producer Susan Zirinsky also join CBSN with more insight on the legacy of Nancy Reagan.cbsnews.com
Dignitaries and stars to attend Nancy Reagan's funeral
A thousand mourners are expected to attend Nancy Reagan's private funeral in Southern California Friday. Thousands of people paid their respects to the former first lady during a public viewing. Ben Tracy reports from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on the high-profile guest list.cbsnews.com
Thousands line up to pay respects to Nancy Reagan
The public has a final chance to say goodbye to Nancy Reagan in person. The former first lady is lying in repose at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Ben Tracy reports from the library in Simi Valley, California, where up to an estimated 10,000 people are expected Thursday.cbsnews.com
Reagan Presidential Library prepares for Nancy Reagan's funeral
The White House says first lady Michelle Obama will attend Nancy Reagan's funeral. The service Friday will be private, but the public will be able to pay their respects as Mrs. Reagan lays in repose at the Reagan Library Wednesday and Thursday. Ben Tracy reports from Simi Valley, California, where Mrs. Reagan will be buried next to her husband.cbsnews.com
How Nancy Reagan "found how to serve" in the White House
Nancy Reagan influenced her husband on many major presidential decisions during their time in the White House, and also went public on some controversial issues against Republican party positions. Bill Plante reports on her tireless efforts for the causes she believed in.cbsnews.com
Colin Powell on “indomitable presence" of Nancy Reagan
Gen. Colin Powell, former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chief of Staffs, served as a national security adviser under President Ronald Reagan. As America mourns first lady Nancy Reagan's death, Powell joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss witnessing the Reagans' powerful love story and political partnership.cbsnews.com
Undeniable love story of Nancy and Ronald Reagan
The nation is remembering former first lady Nancy Reagan. During her lifetime she played many roles: actress, mother, advocate for Alzheimer’s research. She also transformed the role of the first lady. But by her own account, her most important role was that of Ronald Reagan's wife and fierce protector. Her death has led many to look back on the classic love story between herself and President Ronald Reagan. Bill Plante reports.cbsnews.com
GOP candidates react to Nancy Reagan's death
The Republican presidential candidates are all agreeing on one thing: Former first lady Nancy Reagan was a remarkable woman. As Julianna Goldman reports, when the news of Mrs. Reagan’s death broke, the campaigns all released statements praising her character.cbsnews.com
Covering Nancy Reagan at the White House
Nancy Reagan played an extremely influential role in her husband's White House. Learn new details about their relationship as CBS News Senior White House Correspondent Bill Plante and 48 Hours Senior Executive Producer Susan Zirinsky reflect on their time covering the Reagan White House. They join CBSN to discuss the life and legacy of the former first lady, who passed away in Los Angeles on Sunday.cbsnews.com
Former White House chief of staff remembers Nancy Reagan
Former White House Chief of Staff Ken Duberstein discusses Nancy Reagan's legacy as First Lady. Duberstein, who served as President Reagan's final chief of staff, says Reagan was incredibly influential in her husband's White House. Watch Duberstein discuss her role in the White House with CBS News Correspondent Jamie Yuccas.cbsnews.com
Nancy Reagan's legacy as First Lady
Former first lady Nancy Reagan died in Los Angeles on Sunday at age 94. Sources tell CBS News that Reagan died from congestive heart failure. Dr. Arthur Laffer was on President Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board for both terms. He joined CBSN by phone to discuss Nancy Reagan's influence in the White House.cbsnews.com
Nancy Reagan visits husband's grave
Nancy Reagan visits husband's grave Former First Lady Nancy Reagan, 92, visited the grave of America's 40th president, as she does every year on the anniversary of his death. President Ronald Reagan is buried at his presidential library in Simi Valley, California. Maurice DuBois reports.cbsnews.com