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Sammy Davis Jr.: Death of the Entertainer
From the age of three Sammy Davis, Jr. did it all better than anyone else - singing, dancing, acting, even gun spinning. Mo talks to friends and family about what drove him to keep performing, even after the car crash that nearly killed him. Featuring Carol Burnett, Chita Rivera, Kim Novak, Dionne Warwick and more.
|Feb 15, 2019|
Audrey Hepburn: Death of an Icon
There were other stars as big as Audrey Hepburn, some even bigger. (Ahem, Katharine Hepburn?) So why is it that more than 25 years after her death her image still captivates us and her name trends regularly on social media? Mo explores why the attachment to Audrey is still so personal for so many people.
|Feb 07, 2019|
The Forgotten Forerunners
Mo tells the stories of three remarkable people who changed history - but whose names you've <br>probably never heard. They are the pioneers before the pioneers. Before Rosa Parks, there was Elizabeth Jennings. Before Jackie Robinson, there was Moses Fleetwood Walker. And then there's Lois Weber, the woman who ruled Hollywood 100 years ago.
|Jan 31, 2019|
Sitcom Deaths and Disappearances
Characters on sitcoms aren't supposed to die. So when they do, it's never less than weird. Mo examines some of the most infamous sitcom deaths and disappearances with Henry Winkler, Sandy Duncan and Alan Sepinwall.
|Jan 24, 2019|
JFK Impersonator Vaughn Meader: Death of a Career
For one brief shining moment in the early 1960s, John F. Kennedy impersonator Vaughn Meader <br>was on top of the world. He was the voice of the hit comedy album "The First Family" which <br>broke sales records and even won the Grammy for Album of the Year. Meader's impression <br>also stirred up controversy, forcing White House advisers to grapple with the impact of political <br>mimicry. In this episode Mo Rocca explores the story of this once-famous comic whose career <br>died the same day President Kennedy was assassinated. Warning: this episode contains <br>language that might be deemed offensive for some listeners.
|Jan 17, 2019|
Mobituaries with Mo Rocca Season 1 Trailer
<strong>Join </strong><strong><em>CBS Sunday Morning</em></strong><strong> correspondent, humorist, and history buff Mo Rocca for an irreverent but deeply researched appreciation of the people (and things) of the past who have long intrigued him. This trailer previews a few of the subjects profiled in season 1.</strong>
|Jan 09, 2019|