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Episode Date
How the U.S. Constitution Remains America's Guiding Principle

The 233-year old U.S. Constitution provides a 7,500 word blueprint for American life and governance. The inauguration process is detailed in the 20th Amendment. Impeachment is described in Article one, Sections 2 and 3. And the 2020 election results were certified by the states, and counted by Congress, in accordance with Article 2 and the 12th Amendment. CBS News constitutional law expert Jeffrey Rosen joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil to discuss how the constitution is used today.

Jan 22, 2021
TBT: First Lady Dr. Jill Biden on Politics, Family and Love

In 2019, Dr. Jill Biden joined "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King to discuss her book, "Where the Light Enters: Building a Family, Discovering Myself." Now has the nation's' new First Lady, we revisit Dr. Biden's conversation with King. She shares the family discussion that led President Joe Biden to enter the presidential race, and why she had some hesitancy. First Lady Biden also tells King how she fell in love with Biden and why teaching is an essential part of her life.

Jan 21, 2021
Amanda Gorman on her passion for poetry, overcoming a speech impediment and running for president in 2036

Amanda Gorman became the youngest inaugural poet when she delivered her poem “The Hill We Climb” at President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s inauguration. In 2018, Gorman joined CBS News correspondent Adriana Diaz to discuss her love of poetry and the power of the form. Gorman details for Diaz her technique for writing poetry and how Maya Angelou inspired her to overcome a speech impediment. Plus, why she intents to run for president in 2036. At the time, the twenty-year-old Harvard University junior had just been named National Youth Poet Laureate and had written a special Thanksgiving poem for the "CBS This Morning" broadcast.

Jan 20, 2021
Kamala Harris: Her Life from the Daughter of Immigrants to the 45th Vice President

As U.S. Senator Kamala Harris prepares to be sworn in as Vice President on January 20th, CBS News' Vladimir Duthiers discusses her life and career with biographer Dan Morain, author of "Kamala's Way: An American Life." Morain shares Harris' key inspirations that helped the Howard University graduate ascend from a prosecutor in Oakland, California to the first female, first Black and first South Asian-American Vice President of the United States.

Jan 18, 2021
The White Supremacist Insurrection of 1898

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Zucchino details how an angry mob of white supremacist overthrew the local multi-racial government of Wilmington, North Carolina in 1898. He tells CBS This Morning Saturday co-host Michelle Miller how the riot, helped by a campaign of misinformation, had a lasting impact on the community. Zucchino tells of the much forgotten insurrection in his book 'Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy."

Jan 17, 2021
Behind Facebook's Transformation of Instagram

Business journalist and author of "No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram" Sarah Frier shares the story behind Facebook's purchase of the photo sharing social media app Instagram and how the cultures of the two companies clashed. Frier, a Bloomberg News reporter, explains what was the initial appeal of Instagram to users and the Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg - who purchased the platform for $1 billion in 2012. Talking to CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett, Frier details how the relationship between Instagram's founders, Kevin Systrom and Michel Krieger, and Zuckerberg soured after the social media platforms accelerated growth with stories. Plus, as the FTC reexamines the idea of what defines a monopoly, Frier explains what this could mean for Facebook's purchase of Instagram.

NOTE: This conversation was recorded before the Assault on Capitol Hill took place on January 6th, 2021.

Jan 14, 2021
Robert "Kool" Bell on Kool & the Gang's relevance 50 years later

With hits like "Celebration," Jungle Boogie," and "Ladies's Night," the funk, pop and soul band Kool & the Gang has been making music for the last five decades. Robert "Kool" Bell, the band's co-founder and leader, joins CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan to discuss Kool & the Gang's new single, "Pursuit of Happiness," and their upcoming album, "Perfect Union." Bell shares how the loss of his younger brother, and co-founder of band, Ronald Khalis Bayyan Bell has impacted him and the group. Plus, hear how Bell knew instantly that "Celebration" was going to be a hit.

Jan 12, 2021
Defending Democracy: Congressman helps prevent mob from entering the House Chamber

As pro-Trump protestors stormed the Capitol on Wednesday, U.S. Representative Troy Nehls stood shoulder to shoulder with Capitol Police as the violent mob attempted to breach the House Chamber. Congressman Nehls (R-TX) tells CBS News national correspondent Chip Reid that his instinct was to negotiate with the intruders as police drew their guns.

Jan 08, 2021
How a U.S. government agency was key to developing the COVID-19 vaccine

The Pentagon's technology research agency, DARPA, has been responsible for some of the greatest technological advances over the last 60 years like the internet and GPS. Now hear how DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, was responsible for the early investments in the technology that allowed Moderna and Pfizer to create coronavirus vaccines in record time. The agency's former director, Dr. Regina E. Dugan, tells CBS News correspondent Jamie Yuccas how one scientist's curiosity led to the idea and what made her greenlight the project a decade ago. Dugan, the current CEO of Wellcome Leap, explains how revolutionary the mRNA vaccine technology is and what scientific advances may be next.

Jan 06, 2021
André De Shields on "Ratatouille: The Musical" and becoming your most authentic self in 2021

Tony Award-winning actor André De Shields joined CBS This Morning national correspondent Jericka Duncan to discuss starring in the recent virtual production of "Ratatouille: The Musical." Originally created by TikTok users during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, the virtual Broadway performance has raised over $1 million for the Actors Fund, an organization helping people in the entertainment industry who are currently suffering from theaters being closed since March 2020 because of the pandemic.

Jan 05, 2021
Mother and daughter duo on raising awareness of mental health and bipolar disorder

A mother-daughter duo is donating books to raise awareness of mental health. Sonja Wasden and her daughter Rachael Siddoway co-wrote "An Impossible Life," which details Wasden's struggles with bipolar disorder and how it affected her family and friends. Speaking with CBS News senior medical correspondent Dr. Tara Narula before the coronavirus pandemic, the pair discuss why they felt it was important to share their story and travel across the country donating the book to libraries.

Dec 31, 2020
CBS News producer's mission to restore his family's cemetery reveals country's buried past

The fight for social justice has breathed new life into community efforts across the country to preserve historic black cemeteries. CBS News producer Rodney Hawkins tells "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller about embarking on his own journey to reclaim his family's burial site and tell the forgotten stories of generations past.

Dec 29, 2020
UNCF's Dr. Michael Lomax on the history & importance of historically black colleges and universities

President and CEO of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), Dr. Michael Lomax, joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller to discuss the history and importance of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Dr. Lomax explains how they've been important to the black experience over the last century and half. He explains the role they've played in helping to build the Black middle class and why even after integration - HBCUs are still necessary.

Dec 28, 2020
Actress Rita Moreno and Dr. Jon LaPook in conversation

Legendary actress and EGOT recipient Rita Moreno says she would "absolutely" take the COVID-19 vaccine publicly to help encourage others to do the same. Moreno spoke with CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook about how she's been navigating the pandemic and wants to get the message out about the importance of the vaccine to the Latinx community.  Plus, Moreno shares how she dated Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando at the same time; and recalls how she was scared her career would be over for attending Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's "March on Washington."

Dec 24, 2020
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on starting the new season outside the 'bubble'

As the NBA gets ready to start its new season in the midst of rising coronavirus cases across the country the commissioner of the National Basketball Association, Adam Silver, joins CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett. Silver says there is sense of "nervousness" around the league as they prepare to play the season outside of a controlled 'bubble.' He shares the procedures and protocols the league is taking to ensure the safety of players and staff; as well as the role vaccinations will play.

Dec 22, 2020
Amy Adams on her new film "Hillbilly Elegy"

Award-winning actress Amy Adams joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil to discuss playing Beverly Vance in the new Netflix film "Hillbilly Elegy." Based on the book by J.D. Vance, Adams shares how she connected with the feeling self-doubt and the community of Middletown, Ohio.

Dec 22, 2020
Cardinal George Pell on this time in prison, the allegations made against him and financial mismanagement

Acquitted of child sex abuse charges, Cardinal George Pell wrote a book about his experience in prison. Foreign correspondent Chris Livesay sat down with the former Vatican treasurer, who had served more than a year of his six-year sentence before Australia's High Court overturned his conviction.

Dec 18, 2020
Dr. David Agus on the COVID-19 vaccine as cases surge nationwide

As Americans start to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the death toll in the United States due to the virus has surpassed 300,000. CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus joins CBS News correspondent Anna Werner to explain what you need to know about the vaccine's safety, efficacy, and availability,

Dec 17, 2020
Machine Gun Kelly on love, loss and earning his first number one album

Multi-platinum selling rapper Machine Gun Kelly surprised the world this year with a pop punk album, "Tickets to My Downfall." He's had a pivotal year, scoring his first number one album, reconciling with his father just before his death this summer, and finding new love with Megan Fox. Machine Gun Kelly spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason at New York's Apollo Theater, where he had his first big break 11 years ago.

Dec 15, 2020
Surgeon General Jerome Adams and wife, Lacey, on facing skin cancer for the third time

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and his wife, Lacey, discuss her recent reoccurrence of melanoma with CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook. Facing the skin cancer for the third time, Adams shares her experience and the toll it has taken on her and her family. Plus, Dr. Adams provides tips on what people should do to minimize the risk of melanoma.

Dec 11, 2020
Dionne Warwick on going viral on Twitter, celebrating her 80th birthday and her love for Christmas

Six-time Grammy Award winning singer Dionne Warwick joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller to discuss her sixty year career, her love for Christmas and using Twitter to connect to a younger generation of fans and artists. Warwick tells Miller what prompted her to tweet Chance the Rapper, The Weeknd and Taylor Swift. Plus, what she and Chance the Rapper spoke about when they finally connected on the phone. Warwick, who is celebrating her 80th birthday on Saturday, is hosting a Holiday/Birthday celebration on December 12th at 7pm ET to raise money for "Hunger Not Impossible."

Dec 08, 2020
Actor Matthew McConaughey opens up about family and career

Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey discusses his upbringing, the iconic movie line that launched his career and navigating the coronavirus pandemic with his family. Talking with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King, McConaughey shares why he decided to write his memoir "Greenlights" now and how he hopes a divided nation can be brought together.

Dec 07, 2020
Francis Ford Coppola on re-cutting The Godfather Part III 30 years later

Oscar-winning director Francis Ford Coppola discusses with "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason why he decided to re-cut the third film in The Godfather saga thirty years after it premiered. With a new beginning, ending and title, the new film titled "“Mario Puzo’s The Godfather: Coda, The Death of Michael Corleone” is finally a satisfying epilogue to the saga according to Coppola. The film will be available in select theaters starting December 4th and on Blu-Ray and digitally on Amazon December 8th.

Dec 03, 2020
UN Secretary-General António Guterres calls for an end to the “war” between humans and nature

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says humankind is “waging a war on nature.” Guterres spoke with CBS This Morning co-host Tony Dokopuil about the fight against climate change ahead of a major address that he’s calling “The State of the Planet.” He explains why he's made climate change a priority, the UN's objective for 2021 and the significance of President-elect Joe Biden announcing the U.S. will rejoin the Paris Climate Accord.

Dec 02, 2020
Karamo Brown on rescuing Christmas for families in need with the Salvation Army

Karamo Brown, a former social worker in Los Angeles and star of Netflix's "Queer Eye" joins CBS News correspondent Jamie Yuccas to discuss his partnership with the Salvation Army to ensure families in need are able to have a Christmas this holiday season amid the global coronavirus pandemic. As a single parent, Karamo shares what it was like having to make the tough choices between paying bills and giving a gift to a child.

Dec 01, 2020
Gravity Payment's Dan Price on instituting minimum salary and COVID-19's impact on small businesses

Dan Price and his company Gravity Payments, a credit card processing agency for small businesses, gained widespread attention in 2015 when Price announced to his 120 employees that the Seattle based company was instituting a minimum pay rate over three years of $70,000. Five years into the policy, Price spoke with CBS News correspondent Mola Lenghi about the effects the idea has had and some unintended consequences as well. Plus, Price discusses the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on his business and other small businesses Gravity Payments serve.

Nov 25, 2020
Moderna President Dr. Stephen Hoge on New Coronavirus Vaccine

Moderna's president Dr. Stephen Hoge joins CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook to discuss the company's new coronavirus vaccine currently in clinical trials. Dr. Hoge shares what preliminary data is saying about the vaccine's effectiveness and what distribution of the vaccine will look like.

Nov 24, 2020
Dr. William Schaffner on minimizing the risk of COVID-19 this Thanksgiving holiday

As family and friends contemplate how to spend Thanksgiving together this year in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. William Schaffner joins "CBS This Morning" national correspondent Jericka Duncan to offer advice on minimizing the virus of catching and spreading the virus. Dr. Schaffner, a professor of preventive medicine and infectious disease at Vanderbilt University also explains how there's a light at the end of the tunnel with the vaccines currently in development.

Nov 23, 2020
Sam Smith on emotional new album, mental health and coming out as non-binary

Four-time Grammy winner Sam Smith is back with an emotional and uplifting third studio album, "Love Goes," which delves into Smith's mental health, heartbreak and journey to self-discovery and love. Smith tells Anthony Mason about learning to embrace their non-binary gender identity, facing ridicule and bullies, and the courage it took to come out.

Nov 19, 2020
As Marijuana Legalization Expands, Blacks and Latinos Find Themselves Left Behind

On Election Day, voters in four states voted to legalize the use of cannabis - making the use of recreational cannabis legal in 15 states.. This is as many Blacks and Latinos remain in prison for marijuana-related offenses. Director Erik Parker's new documentary, ‘Smoke: Marijuana + Black America,’ examines the history, criminalization, and business of marijuana. According to Parker, less than one percent of licenses for cannabis businesses have gone to Blacks and Latinos. Parker tells "CBS This Morning" national correspondent Jericka Duncan the story of Corvain Cooper who in 2014 was sentenced to life in prison in California for selling marijuana. While the state of California legalized recreational use of cannabis in 2016, Cooper remains in prison serving life.

"Smoke: Marijuana + Black America" premieres Wednesday, November 18 at 10 pm ET on BET, a division of ViacomCBS.

Nov 18, 2020
Rachel Bloom on her journey from theater kid to the success of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Emmy-winning writer and actor Rachel Bloom joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason to discuss her new book, "I Want to be Where the Normal People Are," and the success of her television show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Bloom talks about her mental health journey, having a baby during the pandemic & losing her collaborator to COVID-19.

Nov 17, 2020
The Pivotal Role of Latino Voters in the 2020 Election

Latino voters came out in record numbers to participate in the 2020 Election. While President-elect Joe Biden won the majority of Hispanic voters, the diverse electorate proved pivotal in key states like Florida, Texas and Arizona. CBS News contributor Maria Elena Salinas and CBS News political analyst Leslie Sanchez join CBS News national correspondent Mireya Villarreal to discuss how President Trump was able to make in-roads with Latino voters, how Biden's performance among the demographic was weaker than Hillary Clinton's four years ago, and whether Hispanic voters were key in flipping Arizona blue for the first time since 1996.

Nov 13, 2020
Team Rubicon Co-Founder on Veterans Finding Purpose at Home

Marine veteran and Team Rubicon co-founder Jake Wood tells "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil why he encourages veterans to continue to serve at home. Wood, author of the new book "Once a Warrior: How One Veteran Found a New Mission Closer to Home" discusses the origins of Team Rubicon and restoring community and a sense of camaraderie in America.

Nov 11, 2020
Poet Maggie Smith on the success of "Good Bones" and how she's "Keep Moving"

Writer Maggie Smith, whose poem about a half-terrible world went viral in 2016, has a new outlook in 2020. She discusses her book new book: “Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change" with "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil. Smith says the book is about "reframing difficult times as opportunities to grow and rethink things." She shares how the book started with notes she would write herself in the morning before getting out of bed in the fall of 2018 as her marriage of 18 years came to an end.

Nov 09, 2020
Tips for Dealing with Stress and Anxiety Amid a Pandemic, Election Uncertainty & the Winter Blues

Psychiatrist Dr. Sue Varma joins CBS News correspondent Meg Oliver to share tips on how to deal with stress and anxiety over the election and the coronavirus pandemic. She provides tools to alleviate anxiety for parents and their children.

Nov 06, 2020
Milk Bar's Christina Tosi on the joy of baking

Pastry chef and Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi discusses how she got into baking as child, turning to Instagram Live during the coronavirus lockdown and using baked goods as a way to connect with people with "CBS This Morning" correspondent Vladimir Duthiers. In her fourth and latest cookbook, "Milk Bar: Kids Only," Tosi is hoping to inspire a new generation of young bakers. She believes "baked goods are invitations into people's lives." and "opportunities to share joy, heart and emotion."

Nov 05, 2020
Helping Women of Color Ascend the Ladder of Opportunity

Communications strategist Jacqueline Adams provides a “playbook" to help women of color "team up” and "find innovative ways to support one another as they climb ladders of opportunity" in her book "A Blessing: Women of Color Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive." Talking with "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller, Adams shares what allies can also do to help.

Nov 03, 2020
'Prince Philip Revealed' - New Biography Looks at the Consort to the Queen

A new biography by royal expert Ingrid Seward looks at the life 99-year-old Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Talking with CBS News foreign correspondent Roxana Saberi, Seward shares how Philip worked to modernize the English monarchy and his role as father to Prince Charles and Andrew. Hear how his relationship with the late Princess Diana deteriorated over time and what he thinks about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepping away from royal duties. "Prince Philip Revealed" is published by Atria a division of Simon and Schuster.

Oct 29, 2020
Lessons from Boston's Push to Desegregate Public Schools in 1970s

Journalist and podcast host Leon Neyfakh discusses "The Battle for Boston" - season three of the Luminary podcast "Fiasco." Talking with CBS News national correspondent Errol Barnett, Neyfakh shares what he uncovered about the efforts to desegregate Boston's public schools and the backlash that followed. He explains how ramifications from the violence and racial upheaval that resulted from the busing program are still felt today; plus what parallels can be drawn to today's racial reckoning.

Oct 27, 2020
Author Isabel Wilkerson on her new book "Caste"

Author of the best-selling book "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent," Isabel Wilkerson, discusses how the book examines the "infrastructure of division that is built into society" with CBS News national correspondent Errol Barnett. Wilkerson, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, explains what prompted her to look into the "structure that's place to hold people in a fixed ranking." Plus, she reacts to news that Ava DuVernay is set to turn the book into a new Netflix film.

Oct 23, 2020
With Record Number Of Early Votes Casted, What Does It Mean For Election Day

Election law expert and CBS News contributor David Becker discuss how we are potentially seeing an election turn out not seen since 1908 with CBS News political reporter Ed O'Keefe. Becker, executive director and founder of the Center for Election Innovation & Research, explains what voters need to know if they are planning to vote early and what he will be watching for as Election Day approaches.

Oct 21, 2020
Playwright Heidi Schreck on Putting the Constitution in Context

Tony-nominated playwright and actress Heidi Schreck discusses what inspired her hit-broadway show, "What the Constitution Means to Me," with CBS News national correspondent Jerica Duncan. Now available to stream on Amazon Prime VIdeo, Schreck details how the lives of three generations of women in her family was shaped by the Constitution. She tells Duncan the impact the show has had on her and audience members. Schreck shares notes the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave her after seeing the show and asking for the script. She says part of the proceeds from the film will be donated to the Broadway Cares COVID Relief Fund and to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund’s Voting Rights 2020 initiative.

Oct 19, 2020
Director Julie Taymor on her new Gloria Steinman biopic

A new film, "The Glorias," directed by Julie Taymor looks at the life of women's right activist Gloria Steinman from her childhood growing up in Ohio to present day. Taymor joined CBS News national correspondent Jamie Yuccas to discuss what inspired her about Steinman's life story and what message she hopes viewers take away. Taymor calls the film a political movie made for our time.

Oct 16, 2020
Why the 2020 Election is Vital to Combatting Climate Change

How do the two presidential candidates stack up when it comes to combatting climate change? Leah Stokes, assistant professor at UC Santa Barbara's Bren School of Environment Science & Management, joins CBS News meteorologist and climate contributor Jeff Berardelii for her assessment of President Trump's record on the environment and former Vice President Joe Biden's climate plan.

Oct 15, 2020
Indigenous Peoples' Day: The Case to Rename Columbus Day

Since 1937, the second Monday in October has been a federal holiday known as Columbus Day, named after the explorer Christopher Columbus. Shannon Speed, director of UCLA's American Indian Studies Center joins CBS News national correspondent Jericka Duncan to discuss why Columbus Day is harmful to Native Americans and the push to rename in honor of the indigenous people who lived on this land before Europeans arrived.

Oct 12, 2020
Connie Chung on Being a Trailblazer

Journalist Connie Chung discusses why she's encouraging Asian-Americans to vote this in a new PSA. Speaking with CBS News correspondent and CBSN anchor Vladimir Duthiers, Chung shares what it was like to be one of the only women of color covering the Watergate hearings and why she’s “worried for our country.”

Oct 09, 2020
'She Se Puede': America Ferrera & Olga Segura on Getting Out the Latina Vote & Increasing Diversity in Hollywood

Actor and producers America Ferrera & Olga Segura discuss their new initiative "She Se Puede" with CBS News contributor Maria Elena Salinas. They share what they are hoping to achieve with the new digital lifestyle community created for Latinas and their effort to turn out the Latina vote on Election Day.

Oct 08, 2020
State of the 2020 Race: Trump Test Positive for COVID-19 & Upcoming VP Debate

With less than thirty days until Election Date, CBS News political contributors Robby Mook and Terry Sullivan discuss what effect President’s Trump coronavirus diagnosis may have on the race for president and what we can expect from Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate with with CBS News political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns.

Oct 05, 2020
Director Paul Feig on the appeal of "uncomfortable comedy" and his Quarantine Cocktail Time

Director Paul Feig joins CBS News contributor Jamie Wax to discuss his films and television shows, his new gin and his Instagram Live show - "Quarantine Cocktail Time." Feig shares why he believes it's important that his films are "grounded in reality" and the appeal of "uncomfortable comedy." Feig, who was shooting a pilot when the coronavirus pandemic hit, tells Wax what prompted him to suit up, make a cocktail and start dancing on Instagram during quarantine.

Oct 02, 2020
'Agents of Chaos': A Deep Dive into Russia's Interference in the 2016 Election

Director, producer and writer Alex Gibney joins White House correspondent Paula Reid to discuss his latest HBO documentary - "Agents of Chaos." The two-part doc examines Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Gibney shares how he gained access into the Russian troll farms and how he got many of the key figures to sit down for an interview. He tells Reid why he believes Russia was looking to sow chaos in the United States and how the country was unprepared for asymmetrical warfare. However at the core, Gibney says Russia did nothing but expose division that already existed and what they did only worked because we are so polarized.

Sep 30, 2020
CBS News' John Dickerson on the Purpose and Significance of Presidential Debates

As President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden get ready for their first presidential debate of the 2020 election, 60 Minutes correspondent and CBS News senior political analyst John Dickerson talks with CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe about the significance these debates have on the presidential race. Dickerson also discusses pivotal moments from debates past.

Sep 28, 2020
Inside the College Admission Process

Journalist Jeffrey Selingo takes readers inside the college admission process in his new book, “Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admission.” Selingo tells “CBS This Morning” co-host Tony Dokoupil what he learned when he gained access to the admission offices of three universities as they selected students for their incoming class. He discusses how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the admissions process. Selingo explains the role early decision plays in the admission process, why the SAT/ACT is not as important as parents and students may think, and the difference between need-blind and need-aware schools. "Who Gets In and Why" is published by Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS.

Sep 25, 2020
Directors of ‘RBG’ Documentary on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Life and Legacy

As we remember the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we revisit a February 2019 conversation with the directors of the Oscar-nominated documentary “RBG” and “CBS This Morning: Saturday” co-host Michelle Miller. Filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen discuss how Ginsburg went from being the “legal backbone” of the women’s rights movement to a pop culture phenomenon dubbed the “Notorious RBG” by millennials. They detail the obstacles Ginsburg faced as one of the few women enrolled in Harvard and Columbia Law Schools, her love story with her husband Marty Ginsburg, and the powerful wording of her dissenting opinions on the Supreme Court.

Sep 23, 2020
Maria Hinojosa on her new memoir, immigration and diversity in the newsroom

Journalist Maria Hinojosa discusses her new book, "Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America," with CBS News correspondent Adriana Diaz. In the book Hinojosa, host of NPR's Latino USA, details the United States' checkered history with immigration and her own improbable life story. She shares what it was like being the first Latino in a newsroom and the pressure that came with it. Founder and president of Futuro Media, Hinojosa tells Diaz both political parties are to blame for the heated rhetoric around immigration.

Sep 21, 2020
The Science of Breathing: How Breathing Properly Can Improve Your Health

Journalist and author James Nestor joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil to discuss his new book, "Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art." Nestor explains how proper breathing technique and exercises can improve overall health and wellbeing. He explains why breathing through the mouth is so dangerous and how the nose is like a "smart device."

Sep 18, 2020
Postponed 2020 Olympics Test Athletes In a Whole New Way

When the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were postponed until next summer because of the coronavirus pandemic, gymnast Laurie Hernandez and runner Kyle Merber found themselves in unchartered water. They shared the physical, emotional and financial challenges delaying the games have had with CBS News correspondent Nancy Chen. Gold and silver medalist Hernandez, part of the Final Five in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, says she's using the extra year to prepare for her comeback. Twenty-nine year old runner Merber, who helped set a world record in 2015, was hoping to qualify for his first Olympic team this year. Merber told Chen how he's come to terms with the fact he may not achieve his Olympic dream.

Sep 16, 2020
Inside the CIA: How the Intelligence Agency Help Shape History

Author Chris Whipple pulls back the curtain on the CIA and its often secretive directors in his new book, "The Spymasters: How the CIA Directors Shape History and the Future," published by Scribner an imprint of Simon & Schuster a division of ViacomCBS. Having spoken to almost every living director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Whipple tells CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegeus why he believes besides being president there is "no job more consequential than being CIA director." Whipple shares insight into the current administration’s relationship with the intelligence community and explains why he's critical of current CIA director Gina Haspel's tenure.

Sep 14, 2020
19 Years After 9/11 Attacks, Health Impact Is Still Being Felt

Nineteen years after the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001, first responders and community members who were in Lower Manhattan in the weeks and months after the attack are still diagnosed with 9/11 related illnesses. Lila Nordstrom, founder and executive director of Stuyhealth, discusses with CBS News correspondent Adriana Diaz what resources and assistance are available for these illness. A senior at Stuyvesant High School, blocks away from the World Trade Center, at the time of the attacks - Nordstrom shares how students turned to class three weeks after the attacks when the air quality was not safe. Nordstrom says there are lessons to be learned from the aftermath that can help us with our decision making during the coronavirus pandemic.

Sep 11, 2020
The Ramifications of Cancel Culture

First amendment lawyer and president of the Foundation of Individual Rights in Education Greg Lukianoff joins CBS News correspondent Mireya Villarreal to discuss the concept of "cancel culture." Lukianoff, author of “The Coddling of the American Mind," explains how he believes cancel culture has evolved from a well-intention effort to self-policing on social media of opinions one may disagree with.

Sep 10, 2020
Chef David Chang on revealing new memoir

Six time James Beard Award winner chef David Chang talks with "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason about his new memoir - "Eat a Peach." Chang opens up about growing up, battling depression and finding his way into the kitchen. He shares how he's learning to accept praise and deal with his anger. The restaurateur and host also discusses starting a family, the loss of Anthony Bourdain and the restaurant industry's uncertain future due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sep 09, 2020
Founders of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream on Why Activism and Business Go Together

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the founders of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream talk with CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger about the role businesses play in social activism. Hear how the two, who met in 7th grade gym class, went on to create the iconic company with no business or ice cream making experience 42 year ago.

Sep 04, 2020
The Art of Protest: Nikkolas Smith on what moved him to become a self-proclaimed "artivist"

From murals to portraits to photographs, a new wave of political art is emerging across the country. Artivist Nikkolas Smith tells "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason how the death of Trayvon Martin and the Black Lives Matter protested that erupted in its aftermath propelled him to process his mentions through art. Since then images created by Smith in response to social events have gone viral. Last after, the 35-year-old left his job at Disney to focus full-time on creating art.

Sep 03, 2020
Chasten Buttigieg on Coming Out, Meeting Mayor Pete and Campaigning Across America

Chasten Buttigieg, the husband of former mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, discusses his new memoir “I Have Something to Tell You” with "CBS This Morning" lead national correspondent David Begnaud. Buttigieg shares what it was like growing up in a conservative small town, meeting and falling in love with the South Bend mayor and life on the campaign trail.

Sep 02, 2020
Katy Perry on her new album "Smile," motherhood and mental health

Only on "CBS This Morning," pop star Katy Perry candidly speaks with co-host Gayle King about what inspired her new studio album - "Smile." Perry discusses getting ready for motherhood ahead of giving birth to her daughter Daisy Dove Bloom with actor Orlando Bloom. She also opens up about dealing with depression.

Aug 28, 2020
How Persistence Led to the Passage of the 19th Amendment - Giving Women the Right to Vote

Historians Elaine Weiss and Martha S. Jones join CBS News correspondent Meg Oliver. They discuss how three generations had to fight in order for the 19th Amendment to become law. Weiss, an award-winning journalist and author of "The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote," explains how the hope of the suffrages came down to a 24-year-old state representative in Tennessee. While the passage of the 19th Amendment technically gave 27 million women the right to vote in the 1920 presidential election, Jones explains how the fight for Black women continued for decades. Jones is a professor of history at Johns Hopkins University and author of "Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote and Insisted on Equality for All."

Aug 28, 2020
Daniel Levy on success of Schitt's Creek and stepping away from the hit series

The critically-acclaimed hit series "Schitt's Creek" has gone from a Canadian cult comedy to one of the most Emmy-nominated shows of 2020. The series’ co-creator and showrunner Daniel Levy joined “CBS This Morning” co-host Anthony Mason to discuss the show’s unlikely rise. He shares what it was like working on the series with his father, Eugene Levy, for the last six years. Levy says he has no regrets about ending the series just as it was hitting its peak, saying he’s open to the possibility of reuniting in the future. The series earned 15 nominations for its final season, which aired this spring on POP TV, a Viacom-CBS property.  Plus, Levy shares his favorite moments from the series and what's next for him.

Aug 25, 2020
Wynton Marsalis on his latest work and the coronavirus pandemic

Jazz musician Wynton Marsalis joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller to discuss his latest composition, "The Ever Fonky Lowdown." The managing and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center also discusses the impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on musicians and cultural institutions. He shares the personal toll COVID-19 has taken on his family - the passing of his father jazz Legend Ellis Marsalis, Jr.

Aug 21, 2020
CBS' Ted Koppel and Lesley Stahl Reflect on Political Conventions

The coronavirus pandemic is changing how U.S. voters will pick a president. As the Democratic National Convention gets underway without any delegates or most speakers attending in person, CBS Sunday Morning Ted Koppel and 60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl look back at their past coverage of political conventions and discuss with CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe what the future of the party conventions may look like.

Aug 19, 2020
School Matters: Establishing Routines Amid the Uncertainty

Psychologist and CBS News contributor Lisa Damour says we are headed for a huge adolescent mental health crisis this fall if and when school is disrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic. She joins "CBS This Morning" national correspondent Jericka Duncan to explain why this is and to share tips on how parents might plan to address and get out ahead of it. Damour explains the importance of establishing routines amid the uncertainty and the things parents need to consider when deciding whether to send their children to school if they live in a district with in-person learning.

Aug 17, 2020
Ford Foundation President on Philanthropy, Social Justice and Capitalism

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker talks with "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason about how the social justice philanthropy borrowed a billion dollars to help non-profit organizations and Americans hit by the pandemic. Walker explains why he says "we are asphyxiating" the idea of creating a better life for children and why he says wealthy, privileged Americans need to start thinking about how much they are willing to give up.

Aug 14, 2020
The Coronavirus Impact on the Developing World

International Rescue Committee president and CEO David Miliband joins CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett to discuss how the developing world is handling the coronavirus pandemic gripping the globe. Miliband says we need to tackle the virus as a connected world since so much of our lives are globally interconnected. According to Miliband, access to testing remains an issue in many nations and COVID-19 is adding to a heightened sense of fragility among already fragile states.

Aug 13, 2020
'The Atlantic' Science Writer on How the U.S. Failed in its Response to COVID-19

An article from the September issue of "The Atlantic" aims to understand how the United States managed to find itself with a disproportionate amount of the world's coronavirus cases and deaths. A staff science writer for "The Atlantic," Ed Yong, joins CBS News' Anna Werner to discuss "How the Virus Won: Anatomy of An American Failure." He explains how the systemic problems with America's healthcare system contributed to the crisis and why a lack of information and guidance from the Trump administration exacerbated the problem.

Aug 10, 2020
Chefs Tom Colicchio and Nina Compton Call for Relief to Save the Restaurant Industry

Restaurants have been some of the hardest hit businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. Chef and television host Tom Colicchio discusses why he supports the Restaurants Act, a bipartisan proposal to provide $120 billion in aid to help small and midsize eateries. New Orleans chef Nina Compton explains the ripple effects that closing restaurants has on the economy. Speaking with CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett, Colicchio and Compton paint a dire future for the restaurant industry if assistance is not provided. 

Aug 07, 2020
COVID-19 Survivor on His Incredible Recovery and his Message to You

54-year-old Gregg Garfield was one of the first COVID-19 patients in California. He contracted the virus on a ski trip in Italy and ended up in a Burbank, California hospital for more than 60 days — 31 of those spent on a ventilator. Garfield's doctors gave him a 1% chance of survival. Now he's almost fully recovered and is pleading for people to heed the advice of health experts to wear a mask and maintain proper social distancing.

Aug 05, 2020
Silvia Moreno-Garcia's 'Mexican Gothic' Taps Into Gothic Horror Genre

Silvia Moreno-Garcia's new novel has been called “a terrifying twist on classic gothic horror” and “darkly brilliant and captivating.” Set in the 1950s, "Mexican Gothic" tells the story of Noemí Taboada’s efforts to save her cousin from her husband and his family in their isolated mansion in the Mexican countryside. Moreno-Garcia tells CBS News correspondent Mireya Villarreal why she decided to wade into the gothic horror genre. Plus, she explains why it is important for authors to be transparent about how they are able to earn a living by writing.

Aug 03, 2020
'A Dream Come True': Rep. John Lewis' Fight for the Smithsonian's Museum of African American History and Culture

One of Congressman John Lewis' lasting legislative victories was the establishment of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. CBS News' Chip Reid talks with the museum's interim director Dr. Spencer Crew as well as its founding director Lonnie Bunch, now head of the Smithsonian Institution, about Lewis' decades-long fight to make the museum a reality. They explain Lewis' instrumental role in the museum's creation and why he felt that learning our history was so important to ensure America lives up to its ideals.

Jul 30, 2020
Michael Tubbs on Defying the Odds and Becoming Mayor of Stockton, CA

Michael Tubbs thought he was destined for either prison or death. He was born to a teenage mother and a father who was incarcerated. But he defied the odds and became the youngest and first Black mayor of Stockton, California when he was elected at the age of 26 in 2016 — the same day Donald Trump won the White House. Tubbs joins "CBS This Morning" lead national correspondent David Begnaud to explain how he has instated the nation’s first pilot program for universal basic income and is leading an initiative to expand the idea in other cities. Plus, Tubbs shares how his city's police department is participating in a race and reconciliation process. He also shares how he became the subject of the new HBO documentary “Stockton on my Mind,” which shows his personal and political journey.

Jul 29, 2020
Diversity in Sports: Being a Man of Color in Hockey

Professional ice hockey player Akim Aliu discusses his experience as a Black man in the NHL and why he's on a mission to increase diversity in the sport. Speaking with CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett, Aliu shares the racism he experienced as a young boy playing the game. Hear why he was initially hesitant to speak out about the indignities he has experienced and about his recent friendship with Colin Kaepernick. 

Jul 27, 2020
Actor Dennis Quaid on podcasting, 'Parent Trap' and his music

Actor, musician and podcaster Dennis Quaid discusses the second season of his podcast, The Dennissance, reuniting with the cast of "The Parent Trap" and upcoming solo record with CBS News contributor Jamie Wax.

Jul 24, 2020
The Return of Professional Sports During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With Major League Baseball beginning their season this week and the NBA attempting to resume their season, in the midst of a global coronavirus pandemic, how are professional sports leagues ensuring the safety and security of their players and staff? Dan Wolken, a national columnist for USA Today Sports, joins CBS News correspondent Mola Lenghi to discuss how competitive professional sport leagues are planning to return after more than four month hiatus. Wolken discusses whether we will we see professional tennis, football and college sports played this year.

Jul 23, 2020
Eva Longoria, Wilmer Valderrama and José Andrés on the inequalities COVID-19 is revealing

Actors Eva Longoria and Wilmer Valderrama and chef José Andrés discuss how the Latinx community has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and how the crisis is revealing systemic inequalities in economic, health and political systems for Latinos. CBS News' Adriana Diaz spoke to the three friends and activists for “Pandemia: Latinos in Crisis,” a CBS News special.

Jul 21, 2020
Vacationing in the Era of COVID-19

With many spring and summer travel plans derailed by the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. editor of Conde Nast Traveler Jesse Ashlock shares how you can still plan a vacation during these times. Speaking with CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett, Ashlock explains why road trips and “travel bubbles” are becoming the new normal. Plus, he shares the questions to ask hospitality providers about safety and cleanliness.

Jul 17, 2020
Supreme Court Wrap Up: How it Truly Became the Roberts Court

The Supreme Court recently wrapped up its term, with decisions handed down on LGBTQ workplace discrimination, abortion clinic doctors, DREAMers, and the president’s financial records. Supreme Court scholar Ilya Shapiro, director of the Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute, joins CBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford to discuss the significance of these decisions and how this year it became "the Roberts Court" after Chief Justice John Roberts joined the majority for all but two cases.

Jul 15, 2020
Behind the appeal of famed astrologer Walter Mercado

The new Netflix documentary "Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado" provides a rare glimpse into the life and world of astrologer Walter Mercado, who was a television staple for decades. "CBS This Morning" national correspondent David Begnaud spoke with co-directors and co-producers Cristina Costantini and Kareem Tabsch and fellow producer Alex Fumero about how they gained access to Mercado, what they were surprised to discover, and the personal connection they have to Mercado.

Jul 13, 2020
What to Watch, Read and Listen to From Black Artists This Summer

Vanessa De Luca, editor-in-chief of the online magazine ZORA, joins "CBS This Morning" correspondent Vladimir Duthiers to discuss books, music and movies to check out this summer. De Luca offers suggestions for how to remain informed amid national conversations about racial justice. She also explains how ZORA, a platform for, by, and about women of color, sheds lights on Black artists that have often been overlooked.

Jul 10, 2020
Comedy Writers Alan Zweibel and Norman Lear on how Laughter Can Help Heal Hardships

Alan Zweibel, one of the original writers on Saturday Night Live, and legendary television producer Norman Lear join CBS News' Dr. Jon LaPook to discuss what they learned from setbacks in their own careers. Zweibel is out with a new memoir called "Laugh Lines: My Life Helping Funny People Be Funnier." He and Lear discuss the roll of comedy when dealing with difficult situations — and how this outlook can help people cope amid the coronavirus pandemic. Kate Lear, Norman's daughter (who also happens to be Dr. LaPook's wife), shares the philosophies her father adopted after his less successful moments in show business.

Jul 08, 2020
Good Trouble: Documentary Explores Life and Legacy of Rep. John Lewis

A new documentary by filmmaker Dawn Porter examines the impact civil rights leader and Congressman, John Lewis, has had on America. Porter spent a year with the Georgia representative for the making of "John Lewis: Good Trouble," beginning right before the 2018 midterm elections. She explains how Lewis continues to make a difference through his role as a legislator as he fights for civil rights, voting rights, health care reform, and immigration reform. Plus, Porter shares what current activists can learn from the civil rights leader.

Jul 06, 2020
"We Need to Learn How to Live with the Coronavirus," Epidemiologist Says

On July 1, the United States surpassed 50,000 coronavirus cases in a single day — the highest daily number since the pandemic began. Epidemiologist Michael Osterholm, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, joins CBS News' national consumer investigative correspondent Anna Werner to discuss why he says we are only at "the 100 yard mark in the marathon." Dr. Osterholm tells Werner we have to be better prepared because, "the worst is yet to come." He shares the reality of when to expect a vaccine and explains why all masks are not equal and why people should stay 10 to 12 feet apart — not six feet. Plus, Osterholm offers tips on safe ways to enjoy the Fourth of July.

Jul 02, 2020
How Financial Literacy Can Help Close the Wealth Gap

The GoalSetter app is working to show how financial independence can help close the wealth gap and lead to financial success for the next generation. GoalSetter founder and CEO Tanya Van Court joins CBS News' Errol Barnett to discuss a new initiative called "SOS" or "Save Ourselves" to improve economic mobility for Black Americans. Van Court, a former executive at both Nickelodeon and Discovery Education, shares her own economic setbacks that led her to work toward toward helping children and families achieve financial literacy.

Jul 01, 2020
Separating the Truth from the Myth about Andy Warhol

Art historian Blake Gopnik discusses his new biography of American artist Andy Warhol with "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason. In "Warhol," Gopnik tracks the 20th century pop artist's journey from growing up in Pittsburgh to trying to make a name for himself in the art scene to his lasting impact on the art world.

Jun 30, 2020
Why Mail-In Voting Should Be Expanded This Year, Despite False Criticism from Trump

With an ongoing global pandemic and a national election five months away, many state election officials are looking to expand mail-in voting as an alternative to waiting in line at polling locations. As co-chair of the new bipartisan group called VoteSafe, Tom Ridge, a former Republican governor and the nation's first Secretary of Homeland Security, is advocating for safe in-person voting and the expansion of voting by mail. This week, President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr made unverified claims that foreign actors could tamper with mail-in ballots. Ridge tells CBS News' political correspondent Caitlin Huey-Burns why the president's claims are simply false and why Trump should be encouraging absentee ballots if he wants to win re-election. Ridge says he's confident in this November's election, despite efforts of foreign interference.

Jun 26, 2020
A Transgender Woman and her Sister on Acceptance and Transitioning

Actress Selenis Leyva, known for her roles in "Orange is the New Black" and "Diary of a Future President," has co-written a book with her sister, Marizol, called "My Sister: How One Sibling's Transition Changed Us Both." Marizol, a model, cook, and activist, explains how writing the book was therapeutic while processing the trauma of her transition, and Selenis shares what it was like to watch her sister live her true identity. Plus, they discuss J.K. Rowling's controversial comments about transgender women, the recent Supreme Court ruling protecting LGBTQ employees, and how to be an ally for the trans community.

Jun 24, 2020
GoFundMe CEO on 'Unprecedented' Giving Amid Coronavirus and Social Movements

Tim Cadogan took over as CEO of GoFundMe at the beginning of March, just as the coronavirus pandemic was ramping up in the United States. He joins CBS News' Errol Barnett to discuss his adjustment to the role, how GoFundMe campaigns are assisting people in the midst of the pandemic and how the company serves as a partial social safety net. Cadogan also explains how people are using the platform to support social causes in the wake of nationwide anti-racism protests.

Jun 22, 2020
The Hardest Job in the World: John Dickerson on the American Presidency

"60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson says the American presidency has become overburdened with duties since George Washington first took the oath of office. In “The Hardest Job in The World: The American Presidency,” Dickerson writes, “the American presidency is in trouble. It is overburdened, misunderstood, an almost impossible job to do.” He joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil to discuss the need to fix the presidency and how we choose the inhabitant of the office. He says successful presidents know how to delegate and build strong teams to achieve their goals. Plus, Dickerson shares how television changed expectations of presidents.

Jun 19, 2020
Are the U.S. and China Trending Toward a Cold War?

Even before the coronavirus crisis, former CIA acting director Michael Morell says the U.S. and China were trending toward a Cold War based on competition over technologies for the future and influence over the rest of the world. Morell, who also hosts the "Intelligence Matters" podcast, joins "Face the Nation" moderator and CBS News senior foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan to discuss how the blame game between the two nations over the pandemic has exacerbated the tension. They discuss where the bilateral relationship is heading, what the current environment of mistrust means for a trade deal and the race for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Jun 17, 2020
Brit Bennett on her New Novel 'The Vanishing Half" and the History of Racial Passing

Best-selling author Brit Bennett is following the success of her critically-acclaimed debut, "The Mothers," with a "The Vanishing Half," a novel exploring the American history of racial passing. She joins CBS News' Errol Barnett to discuss how the story, which opens in 1968, is particularly timely today. Bennett also shares her reaction to J.K. Rowling's controversial statements on transgender women and how the trending #PublishingPaidMe has uncovered inequities within the publishing industry.

Jun 15, 2020
What Does it Mean to Defund the Police?

Activists have been calling for the dismantling of police for years, but it has gained traction since the killing of George Floyd. Many people of color don't feel protected by the police and believe Americans can survive without law enforcement as we know it. Phillip Atiba Goff, co-founder and CEO of the Center for Policing Equity, joins CBS News' Jeff Pegues to discuss what it would mean to defund the police and where the funds could be reallocated. Plus, Goff explains why the issue goes beyond policing and that this moment of protest should serve as an opportunity to rethink what it means to have safe communities and to reinvest in the communities that have been long abandoned.

Jun 12, 2020
How the TV Series "Trying" Uses Comedy to Explore a Tough Topic

Esther Smith, who stars in the new Apple TV+ series, "Trying," joins CBS News' Jamie Wax to discuss the show's use of humor to address the ups and downs of navigating infertility and adoption. Smith plays one half of a London couple who turns to adoption after struggling to conceive. She explains how comedy can illuminate difficult subjects and why she thinks audiences are drawn to the show, which has already been renewed for a second season.

Jun 11, 2020
Tackling Systemic Inequality in Corporate America

Mellody Hobson, president and co-CEO of Ariel Investments, joins co-host Tony Dokoupil to discuss how corporations can go beyond social media posts condemning racism and address the systemic inequality within their organizations. Hobson, who has been pushing for diversity and change in corporate America for years, explains the importance of remaining color brave instead of color blind. She also explains why simply working toward diversity is not good enough, and shares steps companies can take to make this vision a reality.

Jun 10, 2020
Lessons from D-Day, 76 Years Later

On the eve of the 76th anniversary of D-Day, Robert Citino, historian at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason to discuss lessons gleaned from history as thousands of people take to the streets to protest police brutality and systemic racism amid the global coronavirus pandemic. Citino says Americans have the ability to come together in difficult and trying times, despite the nation's rugged individualism.

Jun 05, 2020
Grappling with Racism, White Privilege and Police Brutality in America

As protests continue across the country in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd last week in Minneapolis, "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller speaks with authors and educators Ibram X. Kendi and Tim Wise about the calls for justice and an end to police brutality. They discuss the history that led to this point, the white privilege that has delayed progress and how protesters can inspire real change. They also explain what a reformed policing system could look like and offer suggestions for people who want to help the movement but don't know where to begin.

Jun 03, 2020
Officer Clemmons Reflects on Lessons Learned from Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood

Francois Clemmons made history as one of the first African American actors to have a recurring role on a children's television program when he was cast as "Officer Clemmons" on "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." Clemmons joins CBS News' Jamie Wax to discuss his new book "Officer Clemmons: A Memoir" and the lessons he learned from Fred Rogers. Plus, Clemmons shares how racism and homophobia have impacted his life.

Jun 01, 2020
Director Ava DuVernay launches education initiative on social justice

Award-winning director Ava DuVernay spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King about her new initiative - Array 101. It will offer free learning companions for students to accompany TV and film productions. The first one is for her mini-series, "When They See Us," released almost one year ago. It documents the wrongful conviction of the Exonerated Five. DuVernay also discusses the impact of the coronavirus on Hollywood.

May 28, 2020
'Little Fires Everywhere' Author Celeste Ng on Hulu Adaptation and Diversity in Publishing

May is Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, a time to reflect on how these communities have shaped the history of the U.S. while also examining the struggles and discrimination they have faced in America. Author Celeste Ng joins CBS News' Elaine Quijano to discuss her best-seller turned Hulu series "Little Fires Everywhere,” as well as her journey as a writer and her efforts to bring more diversity to the publishing industry. “One of the things we need to do is to create a space where that writing about being 'other' and different experiences is valued and people can advocate for that kind of work," Ng said, adding, "But we also need people to open the gates for those stories and to champion them and bring them out."

May 27, 2020
Actor John Cho on What it's Like to be Asian American During the Coronavirus Pandemic

May is Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, a time to reflect on how these communities have shaped the history of the U.S. while also examining the struggles and discrimination they have faced in America. Actor John Cho of the "Harold & Kumar" and "Star Trek" films, joins CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang to discuss an oped he penned for the Los Angeles Times, "Coronavirus reminds Asian Americans like me that our belonging is conditional." He shares why he decided to write the column and what he hopes people learn about the discrimination faced by Asian Americans.

May 26, 2020
How Asians and Pacific Islanders Shaped America

May is Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, a time to reflect on how these communities have shaped the history of the U.S. while also examining the struggles and discrimination they have faced in America. Erika Lee, one of the nation’s leading immigration and Asian American historians, as well as a professor of American history at the University of Minnesota, joins CBS News Asia correspondent Ramy Inocencio to discuss the concept of "Asian America" and the pivotal moments and essential lessons in history. Lee is also extensively featured in the five-part PBS docuseries "Asian Americans," which debuted this month.

May 25, 2020
Fashion editor André Leon Talley on time at "Vogue" and working with Anna Wintour

André Leon Talley, contributing editor and formerly creative director at "Vogue," discusses his new memoir "The Chiffon Trenches" with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King. Talley tells King about the sexual abuse he experienced growing up and the lessons his grandmother taught him. He also shares what he learned working for Diana Vreeland and Anna Wintour. 

May 21, 2020
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on her first year in office and the coronavirus pandemic

As Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot marks one year in office, she discussed the toll the coronavirus pandemic has taken on the city with "CBS This Morning" national correspondent Jericka Duncan. Mayor Lightfoot shares how the city is addressing the virus' disproportionate affect on minority communities and what reopening this summer may look like. In addition to combatting the virus, Lightfoot discusses fighting the pandemic of gun violence in the city.

May 20, 2020
How Leadership can Help Inspire, Unite and Achieve

The former mayor of New Orleans, Marc Morial, discusses his new book "The Gumbo Coalition: 10 Leadership Lessons That Help You Inspire, Unite, and Achieve." Morial, now president of the National Urban League, tells "CBS This Morning" national correspondent Jericka Duncan how certain moments in his life shaped his outlook on leadership. He also explains what leaders can provide in times of crisis, like the current coronavirus pandemic. And he comments on the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. 

May 18, 2020
Mental health challenges facing frontline workers in the battle against COVID-19

Psychiatrist and CBS News Mental Health Contributor Dr. Sue Varma talks about why frontline workers are at risk for developing mental health challenges in the fight against the coronavirus and how stigma keeping many from getting help. Speaking with David Begnaud, lead national correspondent for “CBS This Morning,” Dr. Varma discusses the fear many frontline workers are experiencing. She says that our inability to be physically close to one another and not being able to hug each other has a negative psychological effect. Dr. Varma offers solutions for being emotionally close to people and explains how giving back can boost your mood.

If you or someone you know is seeking mental health resources, you can call the National Alliance on Mental Illness helpline at 1- 800- 950- NAMI (6264). Or, in a crisis, text NAMI to 741-741.

May 15, 2020
How the Coronavirus Will Shape Our New Normal at Work

The coronavirus pandemic has ushered in a new normal for many employees now working from home. Others have lost their jobs as the national unemployment rate has soared to its highest level since the Great Depression. LinkedIn editor-in-chief Dan Roth joins CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger to discuss the future of work and offers advice to college graduates in these uncertain times. This conversation is part of CBS This Morning's "Work in Progress" series with the professional networking site exploring the future of jobs and issues facing the American workforce.

May 13, 2020
What will it take to safely reopen the country before there's a coronavirus vaccine?

Just weeks after the coronavirus forced businesses and public spaces across the U.S. to close, more than half of the states have begun the reopening process in hopes of offsetting economic turmoil. Meanwhile, public health officials warn of a resurgence of the virus if social distancing measures are ended too quickly. Dr. Tom Inglesby, director of Center for Health Security of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is a leader in the field of public health preparedness and pandemics. He joins CBS News' Dr. Jon LaPook to discuss what it will take to reopen our country, what precautions will be necessary, the risks of a second wave, and lessons from other countries.

May 12, 2020
Why are Latinos being disproportionately affected by the coronavirus?

Latinos represent more than 27% of COVID-19 deaths in the nation's hotspots, although they account for 18% of the population. UCLA's Dr. David E. Hayes-Bautista, director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture, joins CBS News contributor Maria Elena Salinas to discuss why the community is at high risk of contracting the virus. According to Dr. Hayes-Bautista, the problems are not genetic but structural. A lack of access to health care and health insurance, employment as essential workers and a shortage of Latino physicians have made Hispanics vulnerable to the coronavirus.

May 07, 2020
Southwest CEO on the New Normal for Airlines and Travelers

Southwest Airlines has grounded about 400 planes and cut capacity as passenger traffic plummeted amid the coronavirus pandemic. Company CEO Gary Kelly tells CBS News' Kris Van Cleave he believes things will return to normal once the pandemic is over, and explained what crews are doing to disinfect planes and described the “multi-layered” approach his airline is taking to ensure passenger and crew safety.

May 06, 2020
James Patterson's "House of Kennedy" is a Multi-Generational Account of America's Camelot

James Patterson, the best-selling thriller writer who has sold more than 275 million books worldwide, is out with a new non-fiction book about America’s Camelot with co-writer Cynthia Fagen. “The House of Kennedy” provides a multi-generational look at the storied family and the tragedies that have befallen them. He joins "CBS This Morning's" Vladimir Duthiers to discuss why Americans are captivated by the Kennedy family and how their "win at all costs" mantra contributed to their successes and scandals.

May 04, 2020
Relentless Pursuit: Attorney Representing Jeffrey Epstein's Accusers Says It's His "Life's Mission"

Attorney Brad Edwards represents dozens of women who accused late convicted sex offender and financier Jeffrey Epstein of varying degrees of sexual assault when they were underaged. He joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason to talk about his decades-long psychological struggle against Epstein, chronicled in his book, "Relentless Pursuit: My Fight for the Victims of Jeffrey Epstein." He shares what justice would look like for his clients and why his pursuit of Epstein became his "life's mission."

May 01, 2020
Behind the Saudi Crown Prince's Rise to Power

A new biography of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman by New York Times Beirut bureau chief Ben Hubbard tells the story of how the young prince rose to power. Speaking with CBS News' Elaine Quijano, Hubbard shares how MBS out maneuvered siblings and family members to gain control after his father, King Salman, ascended to the throne in 2015. Hubbard discusses bin Salman's loosening of strict Islamic social codes, his relationship with the Trump administration, the detention of princes and businessmen in the Riyadh Ritz-Carlton, and brutal killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He shares what lies ahead for the Kingdom and the 34-year-old prince. In the new biography, "MBS: The Rise To Power Of Mohammed bin Salman," Hubbard chronicles how the Crown Prince has been seen as a transformative visionary — but also as an inexperienced leader, whose rash decisions are destabilizing the world’s most volatile region.

Apr 29, 2020
Former Surgeon General On America's Loneliness Epidemic

Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy says America faced a loneliness epidemic long before we started social distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Now, Murthy tells CBS News' Dr. Tara Narula that our current situation could either drive us further apart or serve as a "reset" to help us emerge more connected than before the global pandemic. Murthy discusses his new book, "Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World," and the importance of creating and maintaining bonds with the people in our lives. Murthy explains the physical and mental health dangers of loneliness and offers steps on how we can tackle the problem.

Apr 27, 2020
The Innocence Files: How the Innocence Project Helps the Wrongfully Convicted

Since 1992, the Innocence Project at the Cardozo School of Law has work to exonerate the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and criminal justice reform. Now, the new Netflix docuseries, "The Innocence Files" gives viewers with a glimpse of the work that goes into correcting an injustice. Innocence Project co-founder and co-director of Barry Scheck joins "CBS This Morning" national correspondent to discuss what he hopes viewers learn from the nine-part series.

Apr 24, 2020
Eye on Earth: Climate Change and the Coronavirus

To mark Earth Day, climate scientist Kim Cobb joins CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli to discuss the ongoing fight to reverse the effects of climate change. Cobb, a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, also shares what role global warming plays in spreading infectious diseases, including during the global coronavirus pandemic. Cobb says that both climate change and the coronavirus are public health crises that may pose a compounding threat to society.

Apr 22, 2020
Oprah's Latest Book Club Pick Takes Readers Inside the Mind of an American Family

Best-selling author Robert Kolker joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King to discuss his new book, "Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family." The book is a true story about a family of 12, and how their experience with mental illness helped transform the research in mental health. Kolker also shares his reaction to learning Oprah Winfrey announced it as a rare non-fiction selection for her Oprah's Book Club.

Apr 21, 2020
Bernie Sanders on supporting Joe Biden and the need to defeat "dangerous" Trump

After dropping out of the 2020 race and backing his former rival, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders said he believes the vast majority of his supporters will back Joe Biden in November. Although Sanders acknowledged that "everybody in American knows" how different the two are, he stressed the "choice is pretty clear" when deciding between Biden and President Donald Trump. Sanders spoke to "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil about his endorsement and where he expects Biden to adopt a more progressive stance.

Apr 17, 2020
Putting the Coronavirus Pandemic in Historical Context

Historian Douglas Brinkley joins CBS News' John Dickerson to discuss how the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic compares to how previous administrations have responded to crises in American history. Brinkley makes the case that White House management and structure affects the ability of the federal government to respond to national emergencies in a significant way. He tells Dickerson the coronavirus pandemic could leave an imprint on American society and culture for years to come. Brinkley is the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Chair in Humanities and Professor of History at Rice University and his latest book is "American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race."

Apr 16, 2020
Distance Learning: Adapting to the New Normal for America's Youth

School closures from the coronavirus are forcing more than 55 million K-12 students in the U.S. to learn from home. CBS News contributor Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of "How To Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Over- Parenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success,” joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil to discuss which kids who could lose out the most through distance learning and what could be the lasting impact of this new normal. She offers advice to parents to help their children succeed and assures America's youth have proven resilient in times of crisis. As a former dean of freshmen at Stanford University, Lythcott-Haims also discusses the unique challenges facing college students away from their campuses.

Apr 14, 2020
Jim Nantz on a Masters Weekend Like No Other

The second Sunday in April has become synonymous with the Masters golf tournament but the springtime tradition has been postponed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Jim Nantz, CBS Sports' lead play-by-play announcer, joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson to discuss this untraditional Masters weekend, life without live sports, and the silver lining we can find during this lockdown. This weekend on CBS, Nantz will be joined by golfers Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods as they look back at their great victories at Augusta for a special "Masters Rewind." Known as "the voice of March and April," Nantz attributes his iconic voice to his father, "the most positive guy in the world."

Apr 11, 2020
World-Renowned French Bread Maker on the Art of Baking

People across the world are discovering or rediscovering baking, especially bread, while staying home during the coronavirus pandemic. CBS News' Jamie Wax speaks with Apollonia Poilâne, whose family has owned France's Poilâne bakery since 1932, about the craft of baking bread including why the five senses are more important to success in the kitchen than state-of-the-art machinery. Poilâne also discusses how she took over the family business after her parents died a tragic accident when she was still in college. In October 2019, she released the book "Poilâne: The Secrets of the World-Famous Bread Bakery." This conversation was recorded shortly after the book's release.

Apr 11, 2020
Surgeon General on the coronavirus' disproportionate impact on minority communities

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams discusses why minority communities are at higher risk of dying from COVID-19. Talking with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King, Adams explains how preconditions, social determinants and economic situations are making African-Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans more vulnerable to the coronavirus; and how the administration plans to address the disparity. Dr. Adams tells King how efforts to flatten the curve in hotspots are showing promise and how staying home can be an opportunity for us to be healthier.

Apr 10, 2020
Music and Memories: Remembering A Day in Nashville With John Prine

John Prine, the singer-songwriter once called "the Mark Twain of American songwriting," died Tuesday at the age of 73. His family announced his death was due to complications from coronavirus. Prine received a lifetime Grammy achievement award earlier this year. In January 2019, CBS News' John Dickerson visited Prine at his home in Nashville, where he talked about his career trajectory — from writing songs along his mail route to his induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Prine also shared how two bouts of cancer inspired newfound appreciation for the continued support and praise of his music. Plus, Dickerson and Prine took a drive through Nashville and teamed up for a duet of the song “Paradise.”

Apr 08, 2020
Brené Brown on Navigating the New Normal

Brené Brown joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King to discuss dealing with the spiritual, mental and physical effects of living through the coronavirus pandemic. Brown, a best-selling author and popular lecturer, provides tips on navigating anxiety while social distancing. She says physical movement is key because trauma, grief and anxiety are stored in our bodies. Brown, who is a professor at the University of Houston and has spent over 20 years studying the subject of emotions and vulnerability, says it's okay to show vulnerability during this time and that our compassion and empathy are not finite. During this time of crisis, Brown says, we should not rank our suffering. It's okay to "own your feelings" but "just piss and moan with perspective," she says. Hear why strong, long-lasting, sustainable relationships are not dependent on a 50/50 break-down but rather on having a "gap plan." Plus, Brown shares why she loves recording her new podcast "Unlocking Us" so much and why her recent "60 Minutes" profile was "the hardest, most vulnerable thing" she's ever done.

Apr 08, 2020
Miami Mayor on his Coronavirus Diagnosis and Leadership in a Pandemic

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has recovered after testing positive for COVID-19 in mid-March. Now out of an 18-day isolation, he is leading the city in Florida with the highest number of positive coronavirus cases. Suarez explains why he is asking the president to stop flights from coronavirus hotspots into Miami International Airport. Plus, he shares his greatest fears about community spread of the virus and how he sees the future of Miami tourism.

Apr 07, 2020
Kim Kardashian West on her fight for criminal justice reform and social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic

Kim Kardashian West is continuing her fight for criminal justice reform as the coronavirus hits prison populations across the country. Her fight started with Alice Marie Johnson, who she helped get released from prison in 2018. Johnson was serving a life sentence for non-violent drug charges. Now, Kardashian West is taking on more cases, highlighted in the new documentary "Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project," which airs on Oxygen on Sunday, April 5 at 7 p.m. ET. Kardashian West shares how her work on criminal justice reform has led to a huge change in her personal life. She tells "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King what her dad, Robert Kardashian, a famous attorney who died in 2003, would think of her work. Plus, hear how she and her family are navigating social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 03, 2020
Bill Gates on lessons learned from the coronavirus outbreak and why data should drive next steps

Bill Gates has been warning about the threat of a pandemic for years and his foundation has invested $100 million dollars to respond to the coronavirus. The billionaire philanthropist talks with "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason about why we currently need “strong isolation measures on a countrywide basis,” how it could be “years” before the U.S. economy gets back to where it was before and why he thinks “for the next one, we will be far more ready than we were for this one.” Gates adds, “everybody who's lived through this will view this as a dramatic, scary part of their life. And it will affect their concerns and how they look at things for the rest of time.”

Apr 02, 2020
5-Time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings on the 2020 Olympics being postponed

Three-time Olympic gold medalist and beach volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings says postponing the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo because of the coronavirus pandemic was "the right decision." Speaking with "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson, Walsh Jennings says it was almost a relief to hear the games would be delayed. Walsh Jennings said she will compete in 2021, her sixth Olympic Games. 

Mar 30, 2020
Coronavirus: What We're Learning From Around the World

CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus discusses what the United States can learn from how other nations are combating COVID19. He tells CBS News consumer investigative correspondent Anna Werner that we need to do more coronavirus testing and treat patients sooner in order to have better outcomes like South Korea and Germany. The difference between China and Italy shows the importance of a centralized response, says Dr. Agus. He also says the draconian measures taken by some Asian countries are difficult to enact without giving up some privacy. According to Dr. Agus, it will be another week and half until we see the impact of measures that have been implemented thus far.

(Please note this podcast was recorded the morning of March 27th, 2020)

Mar 27, 2020
#TeaWithMrsG: Lady Gaga's Mom Cynthia Germanotta Offers Comfort Amid Coronavirus

Cynthia Germanotta, president and co-founder of Born This Way Foundation, joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason to discuss how to manage mental and emotional wellness during the coronavirus pandemic. Germanotta explains why we should use technology to maintain social bonds while social distancing and discusses how she came up with the idea for her #TeaWithMrsG Twitter videos. She also shares some of the stories of kindness from the foundation's Channel Kindness platform.

Mar 26, 2020
Alice Marie Johnson's Fight for Criminal Justice Reform

Sentenced to life in prison for a non-violent crime in 1996, Alice Marie Johnson had resigned herself to the fact that she would never see the outside world again. But that changed in 2018, when President Donald Trump commuted her sentence after a direct plea by Kim Kardashian West. Now a free woman after 21 years, Johnson has partnered with Stand Together to help promote criminal justice reform. Johnson and Stand Together's senior vice president Mark Holden joined CBS News' consumer investigative correspondent Anna Werner to discuss her story and the changes they hope to see in the system.

(Please note this conversation took place in early March.)

Mar 25, 2020
Coronavirus: What You Need To Know

Dr. David Agus shares what you should be asking your doctor if you feel any symptoms of the COVID19 virus, the importance of social distancing and quarantining, and the best practices for recovery. Dr. Agus, a CBS News medical contributor, discusses the two possible treatments that are being used to help treat infected patients and how the virus is bringing the country's medical infrastructure to the brink. He also explains what can be learned from the global response and why we have seen drastically different outcomes in countries like Italy and South Korea. Talking with CBS News consumer investigative correspondent Anna Werner, Dr. Agus emphasizes that young people are not immune to the coronavirus and needs to heed the warnings. (Please note this podcast was recorded the morning of March 20th, 2020)

Mar 20, 2020
Coronavirus: How to Stay Socially Distant but Emotionally Near

Psychiatrist Dr. Sue Varma shares the importance of remaining emotionally near while heeding health officials' calls for social distancing as we try to limit the spread of the coronavirus. She joins "CBS This Morning" correspondent Vladimir Duthiers to discuss why you should keep in touch with friends and family. She suggests limiting conversations about coronavirus and doing your best to find a silver lining in your situation. Plus, she shares the unique mental and physical health challenges to older Americans during this time, especially those in nursing homes and retirement communities, and what we can do to help them.

Mar 19, 2020
Coronavirus: What Can We Learn from the 1918 Flu Epidemic?

Historian Kenneth C. Davis joins CBS News' Vladimir Duthiers to explain the lessons we can take away from the 1918 flu pandemic. His book, "More Deadly Than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War," delves into the spread and response to the flu pandemic and what we can can learn.

Mar 18, 2020
Director Barry Sonnenfeld Reflects in "Memoirs of a Neurotic Filmmaker"

Barry Sonnenfeld, who directed "The Addams Family" movie and the "Men in Black" trilogy joins CBS News' Jamie Wax to share how his dysfunctional childhood influenced in his career. In his new book "Barry Sonnenfeld, Call Your Mother: Memoirs of a Neurotic Filmmaker," Sonnenfeld explains why he says there is no upside to optimism, only to pessimism — and details the miracles that have happened throughout his life to get him to where he is today. He discusses his strained relationship with his parents, beginning his career as a cinematographer on several Coen Brothers films, and why he became a director when he had no interest in doing so.

Mar 17, 2020
How Women are Reshaping Congress

New York Times reporter Jennifer Steinhauer joins CBS News' Caitlin Huey-Burns to discuss her new book, "The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress." Steinhauer shares what she learned as she followed along for the first year of the historic class of congresswomen elected in 2018. She explains why Democratic women fared better in their contests than Republicans and how the growing number of women is helping to reshape House rules.

Mar 16, 2020
The Black Crowes' Robinson brothers talk music, family and touring again

Chris and Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes sat down with “CBS This Morning” co-host Anthony Mason to talk about their successful career, their break-up and eventual reunion as they embark on a new tour. The brothers discuss their childhood, beginning their career in 1980s Atlanta and how they finally reconnected. Plus, hear whether a new album is in the works.

Mar 13, 2020
Tackling Credit Card Debt

With credit card debt reaching an all-time high of $930 billion, CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger discusses solutions to paying down debt. She shares common mistakes consumers make with CBS News correspondent Mola Lenghi. Schlesinger explains when a person should get their first credit card, why you should monitor your credit report and the meaning behind your FICO score. She says it's important to track your money and keep a budget in order to pay down your credit card debt. Plus, she explains the effect the debt is having on the overall economy and whether it's better to have "good debt" or no debt. NOTE: This podcast was recorded on March 5, 2020.

Mar 12, 2020
Coronavirus: What To Tell Kids about COVID19 and the New Normal

With schools closing and events getting canceled across the country due to the spread of the coronavirus, parents should have the proper tools to have a conversation about the virus with their children across all ages. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula and CBS News contributor and child psychologist Lisa Damour join CBS News' Jim Axelrod with advice on how to start those conversations. Dr. Narula offers the medical facts about coronavirus and COVID-19, while Damour explains how to ease kids' anxiety, as well as their disappointment over canceled events and disruptions to their schedules.

Mar 12, 2020
New Book Explores How Russian "Spy Games" Never Ended

Many Americans thought the "spy games" between the Soviet Union and the U.S. ended along with the Cold War over three decades ago. However, author Gordon Corera joins "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King to discuss his book "Russians: Among Us: Sleeper Cells, Ghost Stories, and the Hunt for Putin's Spies" and why Russian spying on Moscow's perceived enemies in the West have evolved and intensified in the last 30 years.

Mar 10, 2020
'Being Gay is a Super Power:' Parenting LGBTQ Children

Television and Broadway producer Richie Jackson discusses his book "Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son" with CBS News contributor Jamie Wax. Jackson explains why he wrote this love letter to his gay son as he got ready to head off to college. Jackson says this is the book he wishes he had as a young man. He tells Wax why he hoped his son would be gay and why he considers being gay a super power. They discuss parenting an LGBTQ child and how to be an ally.

Mar 09, 2020
Coronavirus: The Race to Respond

Michael Osterholm, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, joins CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. Tara Narula to discuss what people need to know about the coronavirus. Osterholm says the U.S. healthcare system is not prepared and shares what we know about how the virus spreads and who it impacts the most. He tells Dr. Narula what underlining risk factors may be impacting fatality and if someone with no symptoms can still be infected. Plus, Osterholm comments on what recovery from the virus looks like and whether the changing of seasons may help end the spread of the coronavirus.

Mar 06, 2020
Documentary Series Explores Evolution of LGBTQ Representation on TV

The five-part documentary series "Visible: Out on Television" explores the role of television in LGBTQ representation and rights. Executive producers Ryan White and Wilson Cruz join "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller to share the impact of moments like Ellen DeGeneres' character coming out on her sitcom and a 1980s "60 Minutes" report about why LGBTQ people were angry with the federal government's inaction on the AIDS epidemic. Cruz, who starred in the 1994 teen drama "My So-Called Life,” shares the impact of being the first openly gay actor to play an openly gay series regular in a leading role. White, who also directs the series, explains the progress that still needs to be made regarding representation in media.

Mar 05, 2020
West Side Story's Newest Maria on Juggling the Iconic Role and Juilliard

Shereen Pimentel, the star of Broadway's latest revival of the American classic "West Side Story" joins CBS News' Jamie Wax to discuss juggling the role of Maria while completing her senior year at Juilliard. Pimentel shares the Broadway shows that made her fall in love with theater — and the most common reaction she gets when people hear her sing for the first time.

Mar 04, 2020
Former VP Joe Biden on his South Carolina win and Super Tuesday

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden tells CBS News political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns what his victory in the South Carolina primary means for his campaign ahead of Super Tuesday. Biden answers whether this is now a two-person race and whether he can raise enough money to compete with Senator Bernie Sanders. He also responses to criticism of his campaign and if former President Barack Obama is expected to endorse him soon. NOTE: This interview was conducted early Monday afternoon.

Mar 03, 2020
Suze Orman on How to Plan for Your Retirement

Financial expert Suze Orman joins “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King to discuss what people approaching retirement need to do to be financially sound. Orman explains why, thanks to increased life expectancy, the best age to retire is not 65 - but 70 years old. Plus, she shares why she decided to step back from her successful career and retire at 65. Orman says she wrote her latest book, “The Ultimate Retirement Guide for 50+: Winning Strategies to Make Your Money Last a Lifetime,” because there isn’t enough time later in life to make financial mistakes. Plus, hear what common financial mistakes people are making - including what she has to say to parents who are helping their children financially.

Mar 02, 2020
Coronavirus: Prepare, Don't Panic says Dr. David Agus

CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus breaks down what people need to know about the coronavirus and places it in historical context. He answers questions such as how the virus spread from bats to human in China to what precautions people should take to prevent catching the virus. Talking with CBS News' correspondent Anna Werner, Dr. Agus explains whether cornavirus has become a pandemic, what disruptions the virus may cause and how this may force people to change how they think about public health.

Feb 28, 2020
How a New Company is Looking to Make Co-Living Easier

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Bungalow co-founder and CEO Andrew Collins joins CBS News correspondent Meg Oliver to discuss what led him to create the co-living start up. The 31-year-old explains how his own experience of moving around the country and having trouble making connections inspired him to create Bungalow. Collins also discusses the importance of having a co-founder that complements you and advice to those looking to be entrepreneurs.

Feb 27, 2020
Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler shares her story

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler joins “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King to reveal the story behind the blog post that led to the resignation of the company’s CEO. Fowler details the sexual harassment allegations in her new book “Whistleblower: My Journey to Silicon Valley and Fight for Justice at Uber.” She also discusses her unique upbringing, building a family and life after Uber.

Feb 26, 2020
New Film Hopes Love Can Conquer Hatred and White Supremacy

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, writer and director Andrew Heckler joins CBS News' Jamie Wax to discuss his new film, "Burden," starring Forest Whitaker, Garrett Hedlund, Tim Wilkinson and Usher. Heckler explains how bringing this true story to the big screen was a 20 year passion project. The winner of the Audience Award at Sundance, "Burden" tells the story of a black congregation that helps an orphan raised within the Ku Klux Klan to leave the group. Heckler says the film is about love conquering hate.

Feb 25, 2020
Author Tomi Adeyemi on overcoming rejection to find success

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, author Tomi Adeyemi tells CBS News’ Errol Barnett how she overcame rejection and hurdles to pursue her dream of writing young adult fantasy novels. With the success of her debut novel, “Children of Blood and Bone,” Adeyemi discusses her new book “Children of Virtue and Vengeance.”

Feb 24, 2020
"Outlander's" Richard Rankin Discusses Season 5, Time Travel and his Homeland

Scottish actor Richard Rankin, who portrays Roger MacKenzie on "Outlander," joins CBS News contributor Jamie Wax to discuss the genre-bending series. Rankin reflects on the show’s popularity, filming in his homeland, and how the show has continued evolve over the past five seasons.

Feb 21, 2020
Heart Health for Women: 'Your Health is Your Most Important Asset'

February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about heart health and what we can do to prevent heart disease. Dr. Jennifer Mieres is one of the leading experts and patient advocates of heart health in women. She joins CBS News medical contributor and cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula to discuss why heart disease is the leading cause of death for women — more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. Dr. Mieres, the senior vice president of the Center for Equity of Care at Northwell Health, explains why African American and Hispanic women are at even greater risk for heart disease. She shares the spectrum of symptoms women should watch for and ways to improve heart health.

Feb 20, 2020
Why Friendship is as Important to our Health as Diet and Exercise

Science journalist Lydia Denworth has written a book about the phenomenon of friendship and how the bonds we form with our friends are not just pleasant, but essential. She tells CBS News' Errol Barnett what she learned while researching "Friendship: The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life's Fundamental Bond." Denworth explains how studying baboons and other primates helped scientists understand the physical benefits of friendships — plus, why social media isn't as detrimental to our bonds as some might think.

Feb 19, 2020
What's Behind the Rising Cost of Booze?

Going out for a drink has never been more expensive. Since 2003, federal data shows a 57 percent spike in the cost of alcoholic beverages at bars and restaurants. Co-host Tony Dokoupil traveled around the country to bars and barely farms to see what's behind the drastic change. He speaks with Ralph Brennan, head of the Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group, which owns several iconic restaurants in New Orleans.

Feb 18, 2020
Filmmaking Duo Nat Faxon and Jim Rash on 'Downhill'

The Oscar-winning writing duo of Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, behind the new film "Downhill" starring Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, tell CBS News' Vladimir Duthiers why they decided to remake the 2014 European film "Force Majeure" for an American audience. They explain how they formed their successful partnership and whether they want to spend more time in front of the camera. Faxon and Rash previously won an Oscar for co-writing "The Descendants" with Alexander Payne.

Feb 17, 2020
Child psychologist Lisa Damour Offers Parenting Advice

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, child psychologist and CBS News contributor Lisa Damour joins CBS News’ Reena Ninan to answer parenting questions. From whether parents should provide alcohol to minors in a controlled environment to addressing anxiety in children, Damour offers some advice on what parents can do. She also provides some help on how to address death and loss with a child, handling tantrums and parenting a bully. If you have a question you would like to ask Lisa Damour regarding parenting, email

Feb 14, 2020
"Up & Vanished's" Payne Lindsey on Why We Can't Get Enough True Crime

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, host and executive producer of the successful podcast "Up & Vanished," Payne Lindsey, joins CBS News’ Anne-Marie Green to discuss why so many people are drawn to the true crime genre. Lindsey shares what prompted him to look into cases of missing people and how he is now bringing his investigations to television with a new “Up & Vanished” series debuting this Saturday on Oxygen.

Feb 13, 2020
A Conversation with 'The Daily Show' Correspondents Roy Wood Jr. and Ronny Chieng

 Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, "The Daily Show" correspondents Roy Wood Jr. and Ronny Chieng join CBS News' Jamie Wax to discuss their comedic processes and what they've learned from one another while sharing an office. They discuss balancing their standup careers (which include successful comedy specials) with the demanding grind of "The Daily Show." They share how the show has made their comedy more poignant and why they remain committed to being "truth-tellers." Comedy Central is part of ViacomCBS.

Feb 12, 2020
Dick Cavett on his legendary career and friendship with Muhammad Ali

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, legendary talk show host Dick Cavett discusses his new HBO documentary "Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes" with "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason. He shares how his unlikely friendship with former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali developed. Cavett also tells Mason how he went from working the copy desk at Time magazine to getting a job working for Jack Parr.

Feb 11, 2020
How Pronouns Have Shaped Our Rights and Identities

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, linguist Dennis Baron joins CBS News' Reena Ninan to discuss his new book, "What's Your Pronoun? Beyond He and She.” Baron, a professor of English and linguistics at the University of Illinois, explains how the centuries-long history of gender neutral pronouns relates to the current debate over people seeking an option beyond he and she. Baron explains the significance of pronouns when determining our rights and identities and why singular they has gained more acceptance in recent years.

Feb 10, 2020
Predicting the Winners of the 92nd Annual Academy Awards

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Vulture's film critic Alison Willmore joins CBS News' Jamie Wax to preview this Sunday's Academy Awards. Willmore explains why Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger are the actors to beat, plus the movie she says will likely take home the best picture Oscar. They also discuss who they think should have been nominated and why they're optimistic Hollywood will continue producing films that brings people out to the theaters, as opposed to only catering to streaming networks.

Feb 07, 2020
Coronavirus: A Global Health Crisis

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula explores the public health and global policy implications of the coronoavirus epidemic with global health expert Laurie Garrett and expert on Chinese domestic and foreign policy, Elizabeth Economy. Garrett, a Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer, explains how the outbreak compares to other crises like the SARS outbreak in 2003. And Economy discusses what coronoavirus tells us about China, Chinese politics and President Xi Jinping.

Feb 06, 2020
Former NFL player Matthew A. Cherry on his Oscar nomination for "Hair Love"

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, former NFL player turned filmmaker Matthew A. Cherry joins national correspondent Jericka Duncan to discuss his Oscar-nominated animated short film, "Hair Love," which tells the story of a black father doing his daughter's hair for the first time. Cherry discusses why it's important to normalize natural hair and expand representation in Hollywood. Plus, he shares what it was like to pivot to a new career after playing football and what it means to follow in the footsteps of Kobe Bryant, who was the first professional athlete to be nominated for an Oscar for the 2018 animated short "Dear Basketball."

Feb 05, 2020
What's next for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle?

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, The Sunday Times' royal correspondent Roya Nikkhah discusses the latest with the British royal family with correspondent Vladimir Duthiers. Nikkhah tells us why Britian is feeling a great level of sadness about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's desire to move to North America and give up their royal duties. She explains what a post-royal public life will look like and why being half-in and half-out just wasn't going to work. She also discusses Prince Andrew's relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and Prince Charles' desire to have a slimmed down monarchy.

Feb 04, 2020
Why the Iowa Caucus Matters

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe talks with Iowa-based CBS News campaign reporters Musadiq Bidar and Adam Brewster about what they've learned while traveling more than 20,000 miles each throughout the Hawkeye State. They discuss the issues that Iowa voters are most passionate about how the caucus system works. Plus, Bidar and Brewster explain which candidates have built the strongest campaign infrastructures in the state, how the race has evolved since the summer and why it's important for a candidate to do well in Iowa.

Feb 03, 2020
Chiefs vs 49ers: CBS' James Brown on what to expect from Super Bowl LIV

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News special correspondent and host of The NFL Today on CBS discusses what we can expect this Sunday from the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers as they face off during Super Bowl LIV. Will Tom Brady's former understudy Jimmy Garoppolo be able to bring the Lombardi trophy to the Bay Area with the help of the team's defense? Or will the Chief's much beloved coach Andy Reid and team leader Patrick Mahomes bring Kansas City their first Super Bowl win in 50 years? Brown breaks it all down plus discusses the storied history of the two franchises and why he never makes predictions.

Jan 31, 2020
Former Lakers Athletic Trainer Remembers Kobe Bryant

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, hear former Lakers head athletic trainer Gary Vitti's full conversation with "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson as he remembers Kobe Bryant. The two met when Bryant was 17 years old, entering the NBA out of high school in 1996. They continued working together for all of Bryant's 20 seasons with the Lakers. Vitti discusses the special relationship between an athletic trainer and an athlete. He remembers Bryant as a competitive player with a winning mentality, but most importantly as a family man who cared deeply about his community and mentoring the next generations. Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others died Sunday in a helicopter crash.

Jan 30, 2020
Brexit: The U.K. leaves the European Union on Friday. Then what?

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Financial Times U.S. editor-at-large Gillian Tett joins CBS News' Errol Barnett to discuss the United Kingdom's impending departure from the European Union. Tett, who is also the chair of the editorial board, explains why the exit will take place at 11 p.m. on Friday, instead of midnight. She also discusses the uncertainty surrounding how the split will play out on the world stage, in terms of travel, trade and immigration. Tett describes the Brexit-fatigue many people are feeling and the longing to return what she refers to as Britain's "boring" politics.

Jan 30, 2020
Oscar-nominated Documentary 'For Sama' is a Moving Account of Life During Syria's War

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Syrian refugee and filmmaker Waad al-Kateab discusses her Oscar-nominated documentary "For Sama" with CBS News' Anne-Marie Green. Al-Kateab shares how she began filming protests against President Bashar al-Assad's government as a university student — before being thrust into a revolution for freedom. During the five year siege eastern Aleppo, al-Kateab fell in love, got married, had a child and helped run a hospital for the civilians injured from the constant bombardment. Al-Kateab calls the Frontline film a "love letter" to her daughter, Sama.

Jan 28, 2020
Remembering NBA Legend Kobe Bryant

In October 2019, retired basketball star Kobe Bryant sat down with "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson to discuss life after the NBA. On Sunday, Bryant unexpectedly died, along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven others, when his helicopter crashed. Bryant was 41 years old. Talking with Jacobson, Bryant said he hoped to be remembered as a storyteller by younger generations. He created the production Granity Studios in 2016 after 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers. He created podcasts, TV shows, and films. Bryant discussed parenting his four daughters, winning an Oscar, and how he adapted to life after basketball.

Jan 27, 2020
Preview of this year's Grammy Awards

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Variety's Jem Aswad joins CBS News' correspodent Vladimir Duthier to preview the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. They discuss who will be the night's biggest winner, which performances they are looking forward to the most and how Maren Morris and Taylor Swift got snubbed. Aswad also shares the latest reporting regarding the allegations made by suspended Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan about the nomination process being rigged. Hear whether they think Billie Eilish or Lizzo will win Best New Artist.

Jan 24, 2020
The Role of Gender in the 2020 Election

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Debbie Walsh, the director of the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, joins CBS News political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns to discuss gender and electability. The discussion of whether a woman can be elected president surfaced in the 2020 Democratic presidential campaign after comments allegedly made by Senator Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden. After the defeat of Hillary Clinton in 2016, Walsh says 2018 provided to be a record year for female candidates — and she shares why the surge in elected women has fallen along party lines.

Jan 23, 2020
How the American Dream is Broken for the Working Class

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn join co-host Tony Dokoupil to discuss their new book, "Tightrope: Americans Reaching For Hope." Kristof and WuDunn, the first married couple to win a Pulitzer for journalism, traveled from Kristof's hometown in rural Oregon to urban Baltimore to show how decades of government policies have failed working class Americans. They explain how the disappearance of blue collar jobs, along with stagnant wages, weak education and a lack of healthcare, have led to intergenerational struggles. Plus, they share the solutions other industrialized nations have adopted that helped them avoid the same sweeping drug problems, mass incarceration and declining life expectancy rate as the United States.

Jan 22, 2020
How Exercise Helps Us Experience Our Best Selves

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, psychologist Kelly McGonigal joins co-host Gayle King to discuss her new book, "The Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage." McGonigal explains how walking just one minute a day can have a positive impact on your mental health. Plus, she shares how 1980s aerobics tapes inspired her love for movement, how exercise helped her overcome shyness and the Carly Rae Jepsen song that always gets her moving.

Jan 21, 2020
Matrescence: Transitioning into Motherhood

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, reproductive psychiatrist Dr. Alexandra Sacks joins CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula to define "matrescence," the period when women transition to motherhood. Sacks explains how the medical community doesn't adequately prepare women for portion of their lives, which includes physical and emotional changes reminiscent of adolescence. She shares why her "Motherhood Sessions" podcast from Gimlet Media is a valuable public health tool that gives women the opportunity to have candid conversations on the complex emotions and guilt they don't always want to discuss with their friends and family. "Motherhood Sessions" is available on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

Jan 20, 2020
Be Curious About Food, Says Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, chef and restauranteur Marcus Samuelsson discusses how he uses food to tell a story. Talking with CBS News' Vladimir Duthiers, Samuelsson shares how his grandmother influenced his passion for cooking and what surprised him and his mother about New York. The host of the new season of "No Passport Required" on PBS, Samuelsson explains the difference between fast food and road food; and why he's built his restaurants to slow the dining experience down.

Jan 17, 2020
Irving Berlin: The Genius Behind America's Favorite Songs

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, biographer James Kaplan shares why Irving Berlin has been called the greatest songwriter of American popular music. Talking with CBS News' Anne-Marie Green, Kaplan explains what was behind Berlin's nine decade career that included such songs like "God Bless America" and "White Christmas" that are still sung today. In his new book, "Irving Berlin: New York Genius," Kaplan shares how Berlin when from growing up as a Jewish immigrant in New York's Lower East Side and leaving home at the age of 13 after his father's death to writing over 1,500 songs.

Jan 16, 2020
Author Jason Renyolds on becoming the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

On CBS This Morning, the Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, announced that award-winning author Jason Reynolds was The Library of Congress' newest National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. Reynolds and Hayden join co-host Gayle King to discuss why he was chosen and what he plans to do with the ambassadorship. Reynolds, who did not read a whole book until he was 17 years old, is the author of best-selling Track series and "As Brave As You."

Jan 16, 2020
Foreign correspondent Debora Patta on how her apartheid-era jailing led her to journalism

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta discusses growing up in apartheid-era South Africa and her career covering the African continent. Patta tells CBS News' Reena Ninan about getting jailed as a teenager and held in solidarity confinement for teaching black South Africans how to read — and she explains why that experience inspired her to become a journalist. During her career with CBS, Patta has covered the death of Nelson Mandela, the Ebola crisis and the use of child labor in the dangerous mining of cobalt.

Jan 15, 2020
A Neuroscientist's Guide to Successful Aging

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, best-selling author, neuroscientist and cognitive psychologist Daniel Levitin joins co-host Gayle King to discuss his new book, "Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives." The book shows us how we can make the most of our lives as we age and Levitin explains why curiosity, openness, conscientiousness and healthy practices are the lifestyle choices that can have the biggest impact on the rest of our lives.

Jan 13, 2020
The Future of Iranian and U.S. Relations

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.A.E. Barbara A. Leaf and Middle East expert Vali Nasr talk with CBS News senior foreign affairs correspondent and moderator of "Face the Nation" Margaret Brennan about the impact the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani is having on the region. Ambassador Leaf discusses the role Soleimani played in Iraq and Syria and why Iraqis have taken to the streets recently to protest. Nasr shares how Soleimani has provided Iran with a sense of nationalism but economic problems still exist in the country.

Jan 10, 2020
Maye Musk’s Secret to a Successful and Happy Life

Only on the “CBS This Morning” podcast, fashion model and registered dietitian Maye Musk talks with co-host Gayle King about her new book, “A Woman Makes A Plan: Advice for a Lifetime of Adventure, Beauty and Success.” The 71-year-old discusses leaving her abusive marriage, raising three children as a single mother and overcoming obesity and ageism in the modeling industry. Musk tells King why she was reluctant to open up about her life but is hoping her story will inspire others to make a plan and live a happier life. Plus, hear how she becomes momma bear when it comes to her oldest son, Elon Musk.

Jan 09, 2020
How do Americans View the #MeToo and Time's Up Movements?

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, the deputy director of surveys for CBS News, Jennifer De Pinto, joins CBS News' Jericka Duncan to discuss a new CBS News poll that found a majority of Americans think the #MeToo and Time's Up movements are making progress in raising awareness about sexual harassment and misconduct. De Pinto explains how gender, age and political beliefs impacted survey results and which segment of the population think the movements have gone too far.

Jan 08, 2020
The Role of Climate Change in the Australian Wildfires

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli talks with Australian biologist and climate specialist Dr. Lucky Tran of Columbia University about the ongoing, out-of-control wildfires in Australia. Tran discusses the toll the fires are taking on humans and wildlife in the country and shares how climate change is fueling the disaster.

Jan 07, 2020
Kristin Chenoweth opens up about her chronic pain

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, singer and actor Kristin Chenoweth joins CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook to share why she's lending her voice to the "This is Pain" campaign, aimed at spreading awareness and eliminating the stigma surrounding chronic pain. Chenoweth opens up about her experience suffering from chronic pain ever since getting injured on a television set in 2012. She shares the treatments that have helped her manage the pain and why she decided to open up about her experience.

Jan 06, 2020
Golden Globe Awards Preview

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Vox's film critic Alissa Wilkinson joins CBS News' Jamie Wax to discuss this Sunday's 77th annual Golden Globe Awards. From Ricky Gervais returning as the show's host to no broadcast network television show being nominated in the major categories, Wilkinson and Wax make their predictions. Hear why this is the year of Adam Driver, why HBO's Succession is hoping to get some recognition and how Eddie Murphy and Taron Egerton are neck and neck.

Jan 03, 2020
Condé Nast Traveler's Top 20 Places to Visit in 2020

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Condé Nast Traveler contributing editor Mark Ellwood joins CBS News' Anne Marie Green to discuss the magazine's top 20 travel destinations in 2020. Ellwood explains why the Canadian arctic, Dominica and southeast Australia all made the cut. Plus, he shares the sights to take in at some of the top destinations.

Jan 02, 2020
Turning your New Year's Resolution into a Habit

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, New York Times’ best-selling author James Clear provides tips on keeping your New Year’s Resolution well beyond the first month of 2020. Talking with CBS News’ Reena Ninan, Clear offers tools on tackling clutter, exercising more and turning resolutions into habits. Clear, author of "Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones," shares the two-minutes rule that people can use to hold themselves accountable and why radically transforming how a person thinks about themselves is key to keeping a resolution.

Jan 01, 2020
Restaurant Critic Adam Platt on his 'Adventures in Professional Gluttony'

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, longtime "New York Magazine" restaurant critic Adam Platt joins CBS News' Jamie Wax to discuss his new book, "The Book of Eating: Adventures in Professional Gluttony." As the son of a diplomat, Platt explains how he was raised on cuisines around the world. He also shares the best and worst parts about his job as a restaurant critic and how he helped his brother, actor Oliver Platt, prepare for his role as a critic in the movie "Chef."

Dec 31, 2019
The Next Decade in American Culture

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News' Vladimir Duthiers talks with Wired Magazine senior editor Angela Watercutter and freelance culture writer Tre Johnson about what we can expect in American culture in the 2020s. They discuss how social movements will continue to galvanize people through social media and whether we can expect to see widespread, tangible change as a result of the Black Lives Matter and Me Too movements. Plus, Watercutter and Johnson discuss the future of representation in media and the changes we could see in the structure of streaming networks.

Dec 30, 2019
Breaking barriers with Ryan O'Callaghan

Former NFL player Ryan O'Callaghan made history in 2017 as one of very few openly gay former football players. Ryan sits down with Gayle King to discuss his new memoir, "My Life On The Line: How the NFL Damn Near Killed Me and Ended Up Saving My Life."

Dec 27, 2019
"Star Wars" fans on the what they loved and hated about the new film

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthier discusses the new "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" film with "CBS This Morning" producer Joseph Annunziato and CBSN digital line producer Elaine Mui. SPOILER ALERT: The three Star Wars fan share their impression of the last film in the Skywalker trilogy. Hear what they loved, what they didn't and their thoughts on the series' character development.

Dec 26, 2019
Vince Gill Gets Personal on Latest Album

Only on the “CBS This Morning” podcast, hear co-host Anthony Mason’s full interview with Grammy winning singer-songwriter Vince Gill about the release of his latest album, “Okie.” Gill, who has sold more than 26 million albums, says he is releasing some of his most personal songs yet on this fifteenth studio album. He also discusses touring the Eagles, meeting Merle Haggard at an old honky-tonk and why he still feels uncomfortable in the spotlight after four decades in the music industry. This conversation originally aired in September.

Dec 25, 2019
1917 Director Sam Mendes & Actor George MacKay on the New World War I Drama

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Oscar-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes and actor George MacKay join CBS News' Jamie Wax to discuss "1917," a World War I thriller that recently earned three Golden Globe nominations. Mendes shares how the film was partially inspired by his war-hero grandfather and how some of the conflicts surrounding World War I are present in the world again today. He also explains why the film was staged and edited to appear as if the events of the story were filmed in real time.  MacKay discusses why he wanted to perform his own stunts and why the story resonates with audiences.

Dec 24, 2019
The Next Decade in Foreign Policy

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan looks ahead to foreign policy in the 2020s with CBS News National Security contributor Michael Morell, former acting and deputy director of the CIA, and Michèle Flournoy, who served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy during the Obama administration and the co-founder and managing partner of WestExec Advisors. They discuss the importance of securing U.S. elections from foreign interference, the future of our relationship with China and where we can expect the presence of America's military.

Dec 23, 2019
Warby Parker co-CEOs on how they revolutionized buying glasses

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Warby Parker co-founders and co-CEOs Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa join CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger to discuss revolutionizing the way we shop for glasses, while building a billion-dollar company. They share how they founded the company in 2010 with two other classmates at the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania and why they all decided to risk their life savings to make it happen. They explain the literary characters that inspired the name Warby Parker, why they donate a pair of glasses for every pair sold, and why they aren't rushing to take the company public.

Dec 20, 2019
The Next Decade in the Fight Against Climate Change

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Christiana Figueres, the former Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, joins CBS News climate and weather contributor Jeff Berardelli to discuss why she remains "stubbornly optimistic" about combating climate change in the next decade. Figueres explains why failure is not an option and offers helpful tips on how people can personally help achieve sustainability.

Dec 19, 2019
The Road to 2020: Debate Prep, Impeachment and the Bloomberg Factor

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News political contributors Robby Mook and Terry Sullivan discuss the 2020 presidential race with less than 50 days until the Iowa caucuses. Talking with CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, Sullivan, Senator Marco Rubio's former 2016 campaign manager, shares how candidates can stand out in a crowded field and on a crowded debate stage. Mook, Hillary Clinton's campaign manager from 2016, discusses how Democrats can compete against President Donald Trump and the Republican Party's growing campaign war chest.

Dec 18, 2019
Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa on empowering girls to lead

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, this year's Miss Universe, Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi, joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller to share what it means to be among the five black women who have earned crowns in the world's top pageants this year. Tunzi discusses her platform of fighting against gender based violence and advocating for natural beauty. She talks about the women she looked up to while growing up in South Africa and why she wants young girls to see diverse standards of beauty. Plus, Tunzi, who was born one year after the end of apartheid, explains her pride in representing a country that historically didn't even recognize black people as humans, and her hope to empower black girls.

Dec 17, 2019
'Waves' filmmaker Trey Edward Shults on creating complex characters in family drama

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, filmmaker Trey Edward Shults joins CBS News contributor Jamie Wax to discuss his new movie, "Waves," and his personal connection to the story of a suburban family navigating love, grief and forgiveness in the wake of a tragedy. He explains how the themes of addiction, parental and societal pressure on teenagers to succeed, and forgiveness of oneself and others are woven into each of the characters to create this complex family drama. Shults also shares the camera techniques used to help the audience understand what the characters are feeling. Plus, Shults explains how as a white man, he was able to script a black family drama with the help of one of the film's stars, Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Dec 16, 2019
Norman Lear on the comedic giants who shaped him

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Norman Lear, the Emmy-Award winning television producer behind shows including "All in the Family," "The Jeffersons," "Maude" and "Good Times," joins his daughter, Kate Lear, and son-in-law, CBS News' Dr. Jon LaPook, to share the comedians and celebrities that shaped his humor and career. He shares how Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks came up with their famous "2000 Year Old Man" comedy routine while they all summered together on New York's fire island. Lear also talks about rehearsing with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis above a bakery in New York City. Plus, he praises the unmatched comedic timing of Bea Arthur, who starred in Lear's "Maude," and later in "Golden Girls," and why Nancy Walker was perhaps the funniest person he ever met.

Dec 13, 2019
All in the Family: Norman Lear on Aging Gracefully

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, legendary television writer, director and producer Norman Lear joins his daughter, Kate Lear, and son-in-law, who happens to be CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook, to discuss some of the life philosophies he's formed over the years. Lear, who is 97, shares how laughter has been the most important factor allowing him to age gracefully. He explains how he has managed to find common ground with people he doesn't agree with and the importance of keeping an open mind. Plus, Lear shares why his six children are able to reach him no matter what he may be doing and how we can all benefit from his mantra of "over-next."

Dec 12, 2019
The Economist Previews the World in 2020

Only on the “CBS This Morning” podcast, CBS News’ Elaine Quijano talks with Daniel Franklin, executive editor of The Economist’s “World in 2020” issue, about his staff’s vision for the landmark year and decade ahead. Franklin discusses what we can expect in global politics, economics and artificial intelligence. He explains the uncertainty around Brexit and the U.S. presidential election. Plus, he shares the potential impacts of the world’s aging population and why we will hear a lot of Beethoven in the coming year.

Dec 11, 2019
Billionaire David Rubenstein on wealth tax, philanthropy and what we can learn from history

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, co-host Tony Dokoupil talks with David Rubenstein, co-founder and co-executive chairman of the Carlyle Group, a private equity company with $222 billion of assets under management. Rubenstein discusses whether he would support a wealth tax on the top 10 percent of Americans to help give the government the resources it needs. As a well-known philanthropist, Rubenstein also explains why he has signed the giving pledge, in which he's promised to give away all of his wealth. He also shares his take on the economy, ways to improve the country and lessons from history.

Dec 10, 2019
Exclusive: Former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg on why he's running for President

Only on the "CBS This Morning podcast, hear former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg's extended conversation with co-host Gayle King. He explains why he chose to enter the 2020 presidential campaign so late. Bloomberg also spoke about President Trump, the other Democratic candidates including former Vice President Joe Biden, and his own complicated history on the issue of race and policing. Plus, hear his thoughts on the Democratic debate, what he would look for in his Vice Presidential pick and his health.

Dec 06, 2019
Actor Erich Bergen on the end of ‘Madam Secretary’ series

Only on the “CBS This Morning” podcast, actor Erich Bergen joins CBS News’ Jamie Wax ahead of Sunday’s series finale of “Madam Secretary” on CBS. He discusses how portraying Blake, the assistant to former Secretary of State and now President Elizabeth McCord (played by Tea Leoni), has been the job of a lifetime and how his character’s monologue coming out as bisexual continues to resonate with fans. Bergen shares how his impression of “Jersey Boys” film director Clint Eastwood landed him his role on the television series. Bergen, who played Bob Gaudio of the Four Seasons in the traveling company of “Jersey Boys” the musical, discusses how he was fired before he got the chance to perform on Broadway but was grateful to reprise the role in the movie adaptation. He says he doesn’t wait for the phone to ring and looks for ways to create his own opportunities in the entertainment business.

Dec 06, 2019
How Irish whiskey came back from extinction, creating an Irish pub for the 21st century

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Jeff Glor talks with Irish whiskey expert Jack McGarry about the growing demand for the spirit in the United States. McGarry, who co-owns The Dead Rabbit bar in New York City, explains the distillation process for Irish whiskey and what sets it apart from Scotch. He explains how Irish whiskey went from nearly going extinct to becoming one of the most popular spirits in U.S. McGarry discusses how he's able to be an expert in the field even though he doesn't drink alcohol anymore, his recommendations for what you should order at the bar and expanding the The Dead Rabbit beyond New York City. Plus, the growing trend of sustainable drinking and non-alcohol bars.

Dec 05, 2019
Paul Simon and Peter Singer on 'The Life You Can Save' through effective giving

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Paul Simon and philosopher Peter Singer join CBS News' Adriana Diaz to explain how everybody can make a difference through philanthropy and volunteering. Simon and Singer are marking the 10th anniversary of Singer's book, "The Life You Can Save" with free audio and e-books. The two define effective giving and share the causes that they are passionate about. Simon is one of the many notable voices who narrates one of the chapters of the audio book.

Dec 04, 2019
Thinking of Life as a Game with No End

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, author Simon Sinek discusses his latest book "The Infinite Game" with co-host Gayle King. Sinek details how looking at life as a game with no end can help you succeed in multiple facets such as business, parenting and love. He shares how a worthy rival - Adam Grant - helped him become better.

Dec 03, 2019
Gretchen Rubin explains how being alone is different than being lonely

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, best-selling author Gretchen Rubin joins CBS News' Jericka Duncan to explain why people should carve out time for themselves. Rubin, who also hosts the award-winning "Happier" podcast, says human connection and strong relationships are the biggest key to happiness, but that it's also important to be comfortable with solitude.

Dec 02, 2019
A Guide for Your Holiday Shopping

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, USA Today business reporter Charisse Jones joins CBS News' Anne Marie Green to share holiday shopping dos and don'ts. Jones explains why you shouldn't open up a store credit card for discounts and explains the best days for deals on certain items.

Nov 29, 2019
What's the real history behind Thanksgiving?

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, historian Kenneth C. Davis, the best selling author of "Don't Know Much About History" joins Reena Ninan to discuss the history of Thanksgiving that often goes untaught in school. Davis shares details on the first Thanksgiving between pilgrims and Native Americans — including what food was served and the violence that happened after the three-day feast — and dispels some common myths. Plus, Davis explains why Thanksgiving Day was a partisan issue in 1939 and how football became such a big part of the day.

Nov 28, 2019
NYT Food Editor Sam Sifton on what makes a perfect Thanksgiving dinner

Only on the “CBS This Morning” podcast, New York Times food editor Sam Sifton joins CBS News’ Vladimir Duthiers to discuss the elements that make up a perfect Thanksgiving dinner. Sifton, the founding editor of NYT Cooking and author of "Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well," explains why no Thanksgiving dinner is complete without the turkey and shares the other must-haves to include with your meal. Plus, he shares why you shouldn't feel overwhelmed if you're hosting the holiday and offers tips on etiquette to be mindful of on the holiday.

Nov 27, 2019
Morning News is now "CBS THIS MORNING: News on the Go"

The daily Morning News is now moving to a new feed. So be sure to subscribe to "CBS THIS MORNING: News on the Go" on your favorite podcast platform so you don't miss all the news you need to know to get your day started in under 20 minutes.

Nov 26, 2019
United CEO on holiday travel & the future of the 737-Max

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, hear United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz's full conversation with CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave. They discuss how he plans to change the narrative about United and put the fun back into flying. Munoz shares how the airline is using artificial intelligence and will soon be unveiling bigger overhead bins for luggage. He also discusses tips for flying this holiday season and how the grounding of the 737-Max this March after two deadly crashes will effect holiday travel.

Nov 26, 2019
The Teenage Filmmaker Who Made History at the Tribeca Film Festival

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, 19-year-old filmmaker Phillip Youmans discusses his directorial debut of "Burning Cane" with "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller. Now available on Netflix, Youmans' film won the best narrative feature award at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, making him the first African American and youngest winner. Youmans, who made the film while he was still in high school, shares how he heard it was selected to premiere at the prestigious festival. He also discusses how acting in theater got him interested in film making, how he got actor Wendell Pierce to sign up for the film and his next project.

Nov 25, 2019
Morning News: The final public witnesses delivered testimony in impeachment inquiry. Israeli PM Netanyahu indicted.

The impeachment inquiry against President Trump is moving to the next phase after defiant testimony from the final public witnesses. A witness warns Republicans about embracing fictions on Ukraine as the impeachment inquiry moves to a new phase. Former Trump White House chief of staff Reince Priebus joins us. Video shows the terrifying moments for passengers onboard a commercial jet after a mid-air engine fire. Benjamin Netanyahu says he'll fight to stay in power, after becoming the first sitting prime minister in Israel’s history to be indicted on criminal charges. Netanyahu faces allegations of fraud, breach of public trust, and bribery. Video just obtained by “48 Hours" shows Patrick Frazee's secret girlfriend helping investigators after the killing of Kelsey Berreth. 

Nov 22, 2019
Becoming Friends with Mister Rogers

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, co-host Gayle King talks with journalist Tom Junod about his 1998 "Esquire" magazine profile of Fred Rogers, which is now the inspiration for the new movie "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" starring Tom Hanks and Matthew Rhys.

Nov 22, 2019
Morning News: Ambassador implicates President in a “quid pro quo.” In Atlanta debate, Democrats unite over impeachment but clash on experience.

Ambassador Gordon Sondland implicates President Trump and other top administration officials in a “quid pro quo” with Ukraine. And new testimony raises questions about what Ukraine knew, and when. President Trump watched just part of Gordon Sondland's testimony, before claiming that a September 9th phone call with the E.U. ambassador exonerates him. Democrats unite over impeachment, while clashing on who has the right kind of experience for the White House. New surveillance video shown to CBS News reveals the final moments before an 18-month-old girl fell to her death from the deck of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship.

Nov 21, 2019
Jerry Rice on his Legendary Career, the NFL Today and Life After Football

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson to reflect on his NFL career and share his thoughts on the league today. He co-wrote the new book "America's Game: The NFL at 100" and he tells Jacobson about his favorite highlights in NFL history. He also explains why he doesn't necessarily agree with kneeling during the National Anthem. Plus, Rice shares why he doesn't play fantasy football, how he gets recognized from "Dancing With The Stars" and watching his son play football.

Nov 21, 2019
MacArthur Fellow on the Intersection of Race, Immigration and Mass Incarceration

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, UCLA professor Kelly Lytle Hernandez joins CBS News' Anne Marie Green to discuss her reaction to earning a MacArthur Fellowship for her work regarding immigration and mass incarceration in the United States. Lytle Hernandez discusses the history of immigration in the U.S. and how that history is still impacting policy today. She's written books including "Migra! A History of the U.S. Border Patrol" and "City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965."

Nov 20, 2019
Morning News: Ambassador with a direct line to Pres. Trump to testify today. Democrats will face off in fifth debate.

Today we will hear testimony from a highly anticipated witness in the impeachment inquiry who could bring the investigation directly to President Trump. Democrats running for president will face off for the fifth time tonight. Two guards accused of not checking on Jeffrey Epstein the day he died in New York have pleaded not guilty to charges of falsifying records and conspiracy. Syracuse University is taking action after a series of racist and anti-Semitic incidents were reported on campus.

Nov 20, 2019
Morning News: Public impeachment hearings continue amid new revelations. A Colorado man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for murdering his fiancé.

Hours before today's public impeachment hearings, there are new revelations from an official who overheard a call to President Trump -- in a restaurant. Two hostages, including an American, were freed overnight in a rare prisoner swap with the Taliban. The men had been held captive for more than three years. The White House is dismissing skepticism surrounding President Trump's health after a recent, and unannounced hospital visit. A Colorado man, Patrick Frazee, will spend the rest of his life behind bars for murdering his fiancé, Kelsey Berreth. This morning, around a hundred pro-democracy protesters are barricaded inside a Hong Kong university, in a tense standoff with police. CBS News has confirmed charges could come as soon as today against two of Jeffrey Epstein's guards at a jail in New York City. There are new signs today of the avalanche of backlash following Prince Andrew's BBC interview about Jeffrey Epstein.

Nov 19, 2019
School Matters: Khan Academy Works to Make Education Free to Anyone, Anywhere

Only on the “CBS This Morning” podcast, Khan Academy founder Sal Khan joins co-host Tony Dokoupil to discuss his organization’s mission of providing a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere through the use of videos and software. Khan acknowledges the benefits of America offering free, mass public education but also points to some of the downfalls of the American educational system. He explains why it's important for students to learn at their own pace with a goal of mastering the content, rather than needing to move on to the next lesson while still having gaps in understanding.

Nov 19, 2019
Morning News: Tear gas and rubber bullets fired at protesters in Hong Kong. Eight witnesses to testify in impeachment hearings this week.
There is a stand-off this morning at one of Hong Kong?s universities, where protesters are facing a new ultimatum from police. Four people were killed in an ambush-style shooting overnight at a party in California. It could be a blockbuster week of testimony this week in the impeachment hearings. Prince Andrew is panned for what he said during his BBC interview about Jeffrey Epstein. We speak to the journalist who conducted that controversial interview.
Nov 18, 2019
Reporter's Notebook: Uncovering a Possible Pay-To-Play Scheme for Ambassador Role
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News chief investigative correspondent Jim Axelrod and CBS News producer Michael Kaplan join national correspondent Errol Barnett to discuss their investigation that uncovered a possible pay-for-play scheme involving the Republican National Committee and President Donald Trump's nominee for ambassador to the Bahamas. They share details of the emails they obtained that show the nominee, San Diego billionaire Doug Manchester, was asked by the RNC to donate half a million dollars as his confirmation in the Senate hung in the balance. Plus, Axelrod and Kaplan how America is unusual when it comes to its use of political appointees for ambassador positions.
Nov 18, 2019
Morning News: California high school shooting kills two. Day two of historic public hearings in the house impeachment inquiry.
A student at a California high school is accused of killing two others, on his sixteenth birthday. Investigators search for a motive and we hear from two sisters who saw it all. Impeachment proceedings resume on Capitol Hill with testimony from the former ambassador to Ukraine, who says the president's lawyer plotted to get rid of her. A death row inmate in Texas whose case gained national attention could learn today whether the U.S. Supreme Court will hear his case. A manhunt is intensifying around Roanoke, Virginia, for an AWOL marine accused of murder. Venice, Italy -- already dealing with catastrophic flooding -- is bracing for a high tide today that could reach nearly twice the normal level.
Nov 15, 2019
Rotten Tomatoes Editor-in-Chief on the 'Rotten Movies We Love'
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, the editor-in-chief of the film review website Rotten Tomatoes, Joel Meares, joins CBS News' Jamie Wax to discuss their new book, "Rotten Movies We Love: Cult Classics, Underrated Gems, and Films So Bad They're Good." Meares says the book explores movies that have had "a journey since their release" and our view of them has changed with time, such as the 2009 movie "Jennifer's Body" and the 1991 Steven Spielberg film "Hook." Meares explains why critics' reviews don't always coincide with public opinion and the role of criticism in the industry.
Nov 15, 2019
How Trolls are Changing the Conversation
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, staff writer for The New Yorker, Andrew Marantz, joins CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers to discuss his new book, "Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation." Marantz shares what went into his reporting on how extreme voices are reshaping the conversations of society. From trolls on social media to the algorithms created by tech companies, Marantz explains how emotion is driving the current informational ecosystem and what can be done to change it.
Nov 14, 2019
Morning News: A stunning new revelation in impeachment testimony. Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick enters 2020 presidential race.
Day one of historic impeachment hearings produced a startling claim that ties President Trump to the effort to pressure Ukraine, to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son. The group of Democrats looking to replace the president is a little bigger this morning as former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick enters the 2020 race. As the impeachment hearings were underway on Capitol Hill, President Trump met with Turkey's president at the White House. This morning, the death of an American teacher in the Dominican Republic is being investigated as murder.
Nov 14, 2019
Montgomery, AL Makes History With a New Mayor
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, hear more of CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan's conversation with Montgomery, Alabama's new mayor - Steven Reed. Mayor Reed becomes the first African American to become mayor of the city that was once the capital of the Confederacy. They discuss how his victory has been a humbling experience, the influence of his father and what he hopes to tackle within his first year as mayor. Once known as the "cradle of the Confederacy," Mayor Reed shares the progress Montgomery has made since the Civil Rights era and the work that still needs to be done.
Nov 13, 2019
Morning News: Public hearings begin today in the impeachment inquiry. Arctic blast sends U.S. into a deep freeze
It's a historic day for the nation, with the first public hearings on the potential impeachment of President Trump. A longtime ally of the president, Steve Bannon, is pushing Republicans to step up and defend him. The arctic blast gripping more than 220 million Americans is forecast to bring more record-breaking low temperatures today. Washington State University is suspending all fraternity and sorority social events, after the death of a student possibly tied to alcohol.
Nov 13, 2019
Morning News: Former President Carter undergoes brain surgery. A brutal arctic blast slams the U.S.
A brutal arctic blast is slamming the U.S., and is expected to bring dangerously cold conditions to more than half of the country. We have breaking news overnight from Atlanta, where former President Jimmy Carter underwent brain surgery this morning. Israel says it killed a commander in the Palestinian group "Islamic Jihad" in a rare airstrike on a militant leader. A CBS News poll on impeachment, out this morning, shows Americans are still split ahead of tomorrow's first public hearings. The Supreme Court hears arguments today in case that could lead to the deportation of nearly 700,000 young immigrants known as "dreamers."
Nov 12, 2019
How Exploitation, Violence and Religion have Shaped Latin America
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, writer Marie Arana tells CBS News correspondent Adriana Diaz about why she decided to take on what she calls the "impossible task" of explaining "a hemisphere and its people" in her new book, "Silver, Sword and Stone: Three Crucibles in the Latin American Story." Arana blends historical analysis and in-depth reporting to explain the region by identifying its three dominant influences: exploitation, violence, and religion.
Nov 12, 2019
Morning News: Arctic chill moves over much of the country. Public hearings begin this week in House impeachment inquiry.
A massive arctic chill is moving over much of the country, bringing bone-chilling cold and snow. Public hearings start in the House impeachment inquiry this week, and Democrats are pushing back against witnesses that Republicans want to testify. Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says other Trump cabinet members tried to recruit her in an effort to resist the president?s actions. In Hong Kong today, an anti-government protester was shot at point blank range by a police officer. A former substitute teacher is facing charges, after disturbing video shows her beating a student.
Nov 11, 2019
NBA Star Kobe Bryant Wants to be Known as a Storyteller
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, hear retired basketball star Kobe Bryant's full conversation with "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson. Bryant, who is the NBA's third all-time leading scorer, hopes he'll be looked at as a storyteller by younger generations after creating his production Granity Studios in 2016 after 20 seasons in the NBA. He now helps create books, podcasts, TV shows, and films. Bryant discusses parenting his four daughters, winning an Oscar, and how he's adapting to life after basketball.
Nov 11, 2019
Morning News: Two-thirds of the country will soon be in the grip of a bitter arctic blast. The 2020 presidential race could see a big shakeup soon.
Millions of Americans are facing record breaking cold temperatures with widespread snow in the forecast. Freeze warnings are up as far south as Mississippi. New York's billionaire former Republican mayor is taking steps to run for president, as a Democrat. Lawyers for the whistleblower who revealed the phone call at the heart of the impeachment inquiry are telling President Trump to back off. Newly-released voice messages reveal the heart-wrenching moments after this week's massacre of nine Americans in Mexico. The search for a missing five-year-old girl is intensifying, after her mother stopped cooperating with police. The Secret Service says American schools still are not doing enough to identify at-risk students, to keep others safe from shootings.
Nov 08, 2019
How the Philippines' Imelda Marcos Provides a Cautionary Tale on the Fragility of Democracy
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Emmy-award winning filmmaker Lauren Greenfield discusses her new Showtime documentary, "The Kingmaker" with "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson. The documentary tell the story of how Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines, and her family relied on money and power to re-write the family and nation's history. Greenfield shares how she got intimate access to the Marcos family - and how their story provides a cautionary tale on the fragility of democracy and puts in perspective the return of authoritarian regimes and the rise of nationalism around the world. She also explains how Imelda Marcos was involved in her husband Ferdinand's two-decade rule that abolished democratic institutions and ushered in martial law and how she is using her influence to help her family gain political power once more.
Nov 08, 2019
Morning News: How the White House plans to defend Pres. Trump from impeachment inquiry. Arctic blast set to hit central U.S.
We have new information about the White House strategy to defend President Trump from the House impeachment inquiry. An arctic blast is set to hit the central part of the U.S., starting today. Family members of the nine Americans killed in an ambush in Mexico are disputing local authorities' theory on what happened. For the first time, federal authorities are accusing Saudi Arabia of spying on the U.S. This morning, Turkey's president is accusing the U.S. of not living up to its commitment to move Kurdish forces out of northern Syria, as President Trump promised. An arrest has been made in connection with a New Hampshire couple found dead in Texas.
Nov 07, 2019
GQ Magazine Editor-in-Chief on the Endless Definitions of Masculinity
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, GQ magazine editor-in-chief Will Welch joins co-host Tony Dokoupil to discuss how he has worked to hone and refine the publication's point of view during his first year on the job. He explains why the magazine decided to re-examine the definition of masculinity for November's "New Masculinity" issue and shares the reaction he has gotten from readers. Plus, Welch says the print magazine isn't going anywhere and shares the ways digital platforms are helping them expand their reach to new audiences.
Nov 07, 2019
Morning News: Democrats claim big victories in Tuesdays elections. Mexican authorities detained a person near the ambush killings of 9 Americans.
Democrats are claiming big victories in yesterday's elections. Mexican authorities say they detained a heavily-armed person close to the site of the ambush killings of nine Americans in northern Mexico. One of President Trump's most supportive witnesses in the impeachment inquiry has changed his testimony to confirm a quid pro quo with Ukraine. A Florida sheriff's deputy is out of jail on bond this morning after a shocking video showed him slamming a teenage girl to the ground.
Nov 06, 2019
Tech investor Ben Horowitz on how to foster healthy corporate culture
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, venture capitalist Ben Horowitz joins co-host Gayle King to discuss his new book, "What You do Is Who You Are: How to Create Your Business Culture." Horowitz discusses three models of leadership and culture-building: Genghis Khan, Toussaint Louverture and Shaka Senghor, who was convicted of murder and ran a prison gang. Horowitz says when it comes to setting a culture for a business, trust is key and actions really do matter. An early investor in Airbnb, Instagram, and Pinterest, he says no one gets it one hundred percent correct all the time, and the first rule of leadership is not everyone will like you.
Nov 06, 2019
Morning News: Nine Americans killed in ambush in Mexico. Alleged white supremacist arrested in thwarted synagogue attack
Breaking news from Mexico, where at least nine Americans, including six children, were killed in an ambush. The first full transcripts released in the House impeachment inquiry show the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine felt intimidated, when she heard what President Trump said about her to Ukraine's president. A man accused of plotting to bomb one of the oldest synagogues in Colorado is in federal custody this morning. We're learning dramatic new details about how two murder suspects escaped from a California jail. The U.S. is formally telling the United Nations that it's started the process of pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement. Meanwhile, India, which remains in the agreement, is dealing with the worst pollution crisis in its capital in three years.
Nov 05, 2019
'Call Me By Your Name' Author Andre Aciman on Sequel, 'Find Me'
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, best-selling author André Aciman of the novel "Call Me By Your Name" joins CBS News' Jamie Wax to discuss the highly-anticipated sequel, "Find Me." This installment of the story picks up 10 years after the original story ends. Aciman shares the real-life interaction he had that inspired him to start writing this book and explains why it's not the sequel that many readers will be expecting. Plus, he shares why film adaptations shouldn't be as explicit as the source material and why he trusted the 'Call Me By Your Name' filmmakers with his story.
Nov 05, 2019
Morning News: State Dept. blocked testimony from diplomat in impeachment inquiry. NBA commissioner defends a team executive's comments supporting Hong Kong protesters.
The State Department has blocked a top U.S. diplomat from speaking to the House today as part of the impeachment inquiry. The president faces rare backlash from his own party for his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria. NBA commissioner Adam Silver this morning defended a team executive's comments supporting Hong Kong protesters. The whereabouts of the wife of a U.S. diplomat, suspected of killing a British teenager in a car crash, remains a mystery this morning. Doctors in Pennsylvania are racing to solve a deadly medical mystery.
Oct 08, 2019
Boxing Legend Oscar De La Hoya: Real Men Wear Pink
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller talks with boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya about his role as the American Cancer Society's newest ambassador for the "Real Men Wear Pink" campaign. He opens up about losing his mother to breast cancer as a teenager and what her cancer battle taught him about strength and perseverance throughout his career. De La Hoya also stresses the importance of early detection and prevention, which could have helped his mother.
Oct 08, 2019
Addressing America's Vaping Epidemic
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, co-host Tony Dokoupil talks with CBS News contributor Dr. David Agus, an oncologist at the University of Southern California, about the recent spate of lung illness that experts are linking to e-cigarette use. Dr. Agus warns it is difficult to prove causation at this stage, but he explains how the carrier molecule used while vaping could lead to lung problems from blocked oxygen transport. They discuss how the quest to create a "safer cigarette" has produced a new kind of public health crisis and talk about the increased health risks stemming from teen vaping.
Oct 07, 2019
Morning News: Another whistleblower has come forward with knowledge of Ukraine call. U.S. troops in northern Syria are pulling back.
A dramatic new development could threaten one of President Trump's defenses in the House impeachment inquiry. In a major policy shift this morning, U.S. troops in northern Syria are pulling back to make way for Turkey's planned invasion. A manhunt is intensifying in Kansas for one of two suspects in a deadly shooting at a crowded bar. A key witness in the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer is now dead, and police are trying to find out who killed him. This morning we remember Rip Taylor, who spent decades doing almost anything for a laugh.
Oct 07, 2019
Morning News: House impeachment inquiry ramps up with newly released information. Hong Kong invoked emergency powers as protests begin to reach violent escalation.
Newly released text messages show how much pressure the Trump administration put on Ukraine to investigate Vice President Joe Biden's son. President Trump has also publicly urged China to join Ukraine in the investigation further adding onto the Democrats impeachment push. In Hong Kong the government invoked emergency powers overnight, under a tough and rarely used law from colonial days. A massive legal settlement will compensate victims in the Las Vegas massacre as well as their families. Seven people have now been identified as deceased after the World War II-era bomber crashed in Connecticut this past Wednesday. Actor Robert De Niro is continuing to battle his former assistant in court after she accused him of sexual and verbal harassment. Another parent involved in the college admissions scandal will be sentenced today.
Oct 04, 2019
What Women Say on Each Side of the Abortion Debate
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett talks with CBS News' Kate Smith about her coverage of the wave of anti-abortion legislation introduced across the country this year. Smith also shares what's behind the rising rates of violence against abortion providers and the declining abortion rate in the United States. This week, she broke the story of a new mega-Planned Parenthood facility opening in a part of the country with restricted access to abortion. Smith shares what she?s heard from women across the country about the various challenges to the precedent set by the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade that legalized the procedure.
Oct 04, 2019
Morning News: 22 soldiers injured after military exercise went off course. Sen. Sanders recovers from heart procedure, puts 2020 bid on hold.
At least 22 soldiers are injured after a military exercise went way off course at a major training site. The murder trial stemming from a controversial police shooting in Dallas ended in a dramatic gesture of forgiveness. Investigators are working to find out why a World War II era plane crashed at Connecticut's largest airport, killing at least seven people. For the first time today, a diplomat directly in U.S. talks with Ukraine is answering questions in the impeachment inquiry. The president's anger was on full display yesterday, as he tweeted a vulgar description of the impeachment inquiry and made a series of insults and false statements to reporters. Senator Bernie Sanders says he's "feeling good" after an emergency heart procedure, but his race for the Democratic presidential nomination is on hold.
Oct 03, 2019
Keane Opens Up About Breaking Up and Getting Back Together
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, hear co-host Anthony Mason's full conversation with Keane lead singer Tom Chaplin and songwriter Tim Rice-Oxley. Hits like "Somewhere Only We Know" helped the group become one of Britain's biggest bands in the early 2000s. Chaplin and Rice-Oxley discuss their journey ? from their first big break, to spiraling through their own personal crises amid Keane's breakup in 2013, to their emotional reunion.
Oct 03, 2019
Morning News: Dallas officer awaits sentence after being found guilty of murder. New book says Pres. Trump suggested shooting migrants in the legs.
The white former Dallas police officer convicted of murdering her black neighbor in his own home could spend the rest of her life in prison. In the impeachment inquiry, House Democrats are trading angry charges with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. A new book is shedding light on President Trump's battle to push ahead with one of his signature policies, securing the U.S.-Mexico border. This morning, the State Department is calling on North Korea to, "refrain from provocations." North Korea fired another ballistic missile yesterday, hours after agreeing to resume stalled nuclear talks with the U.S. A fall heat wave is affecting millions of Americans from the deep South to the Northeast. There's a new twist in the case of a Connecticut man charged with killing a worker at a Caribbean resort.
Oct 02, 2019
Wrestling with Identity: Mack's Fight Off and On the Mat
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, wrestler Mack Beggs opens up to CBS News' Reena Ninan about his journey competing as a transgender athlete in high school and college. Beggs, the subject of a new ESPN "30 For 30"documentary, shares how he approached transiting growing up in a small Texas town. The winner of two-state champions, Beggs explains why he feels like he did not deserve them.
Oct 02, 2019
Morning News: New revelations shed light on Trump-Ukraine call. An officer shot a protester in Hong Kong, police say.
New information about President Trump's phone calls with foreign leaders is putting the spotlight on three of Mr. Trump's closest associates. One of the members of the president's legal team, Rudy Giuliani, is being subpoenaed by three House committees. We're following breaking news in Hong Kong, where police say a protestor was shot by an officer during violent demonstrations coinciding with China's anniversary celebrations. A verdict could come today in the Amber Guyger murder trial, as the jury resumes deliberations this morning. California is making history by becoming the first state to allow college athletes to make money off deals like professional sports stars.
Oct 01, 2019
'Double Down' Twins are Playing by New Rules in Corporate America
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, identical twin sisters Antoinette Clarke and Tricia Clarke-Stone join CTM's Vladimir Duthiers to discuss how they are working to democratize success by equipping women of color with the tools to level up professionally. In their new book "Double Down: Bet on Yourself and Succeed on Your Terms," Clarke and Clarke-Stone provide tips for becoming "boss ladies" by ditching the status quo and identifying your own "super powers" that will help you succeed. Plus, they share what they learned as first generation Americans raised by a strong community of women.
Oct 01, 2019
Morning News: Pres. Trump demands to meet whistleblower amid impeachment inquiry. Saudi Crown Prince addresses Khashoggi murder.
President Trump and his Republican allies are fighting the Democrats' push toward impeachment by targeting the whistleblower in his case. The whistleblower's attorney also says he fears for his client's safety because of some of the reaction to the report. On "60 Minutes" last night, Saudi Arabia's de facto leader gave his first American television interview since the murder of Washington Post contributor at a Saudi consulate in Turkey. A powerful early fall storm is dumping record amounts of snow in parts of Montana. We have breaking news out of North Carolina overnight, where law enforcement captured three out of four escaped inmates from Ohio.
Sep 30, 2019
Tinder's "Swipe Night" is a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Love Story
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Tinder CEO Elie Seidman tells co-host Tony Dokoupil how the dating app changed the way we approach love. Now, each Sunday in October, Tinder invites its users to participate in a choose-your-own-adventure style game to unlock matches, which Seidman says is a way to give strangers a common experience to bond over. He also discusses the benefits of dating in the digital age and shares how the app continues to evolve to better reflect the lives of its users.
Sep 30, 2019
Morning News: Whistleblower report alleges there's evidence of a White House cover-up over the president's conduct. The head of Uber is responding to a scathing report about the company's passenger safety protocols.
President Trump hits back after lawmakers grill the nation's top intelligence official in an unprecedented hearing. The whistleblower report alleges there's evidence of a White House cover-up over the president's conduct. Shortly before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry this week, Hillary Clinton told "CBS Sunday Morning" the president's actions need to be investigated. A soldier is dead and three others are injured after an army helicopter crashed in Louisiana. A big jump in cases of lung illnesses tied to vaping adds new urgency to the nationwide public health crisis. The head of Uber is responding to a scathing report about the ride-hailing company's passenger safety protocols. Passengers on a cross-country Alaska Airlines flight are safe, after a bizarre incident captured on video forced an emergency landing.
Sep 27, 2019
Wildhood: What the Animal Kingdom Teaches us About Teenagers
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, psychologist and CBS News contributor Lisa Damour talks with the authors of "Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals." Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers explain how studying wild animals can help us better understand the growing pains of teenagers. They make connections between behaviors seen in the animal kingdom and how they relate to anxiety disorders, sexual coercion and self-reliance in humans.
Sep 27, 2019
Morning News: Whistleblower report is focus of Capitol Hill hearing. More deaths are linked to vaping.
A whistleblower report that led House Democrats to launch an impeachment inquiry is the focus of a hearing on Capitol Hill this morning. The president told reporters he'd consider releasing records of all contacts between his administration and Ukraine, to prove he's done nothing wrong. We're learning of new deaths in the nationwide public health crisis tied to vaping. There are new twists in the murder trial of a former police officer in Dallas.
Sep 26, 2019
Special Report: White House releases summary of Pres. Trump's call with Ukrainian president
The White House has just released a summary of President Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukraine's president. In that call, the president asked for an investigation of Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son Hunter, who used to be a director of a Ukrainian oil company. A whistleblower report, related to that phone call, led House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to open a formal impeachment inquiry. A Justice Department statement this morning mentions the intelligence community's inspector general who investigated the whistleblower complaint. It says in part, "The inspector general's letter cited a conversation between the president and Ukrainian President Zelensky as a potential violation of federal campaign finance law."
Sep 25, 2019
Mayor Pete Buttigieg on health care, foreign policy and his husband Chasten
South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg sat down with CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe on Monday in Iowa, where he launched a new bus tour across the state, to discuss his "Medicare for all who want it" plan. The Democratic presidential hopeful also discussed the importance of winning Iowa, foreign policy, community policing and his efforts to win over black and Latino voters. Buttigieg comments on his marriage to husband, Chasten, and whether the country is ready for a gay president.
Sep 25, 2019
Chanel Miller Wants You to Know Her Name
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, hear co-host Gayle King's extended conversation with Chanel Miller, who until now was known by millions as Emily Doe -- the name given to her by the legal system. In 2015, Brock Turner sexually assaulted her outside of a fraternity party, while she was unconscious and intoxicated. This month, Chanel revealed her true identity to the world with the release of her memoir, "Know My Name."
Sep 24, 2019