This week on “Sunday Morning” (January 17)

Host: Jane Pauley


COVER STORY: Inauguration 2021: The duty for Joe Biden, and for America | Watch Video
An inauguration represents a grand re-opening of the American experiment. However as Joe Biden is sworn in as our forty sixth President, previous grudges imperil the traditions of renewal. “60 Minutes” correspondent John Dickerson talks with New Yorker author Jill Lepore, New York Occasions columnist Jamelle Bouie, and Washington Put up columnist Michael Gerson in regards to the challenges going through a president taking cost of a nation enflamed by distrust, disinformation and riot.

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INAUGURATION: Safety challenges as a brand new president is sworn in | Watch Video
With this week’s inauguration of the forty sixth President of america approaching the heels of a murderous assault on the U.S. Capitol by insurrectionists, CBS Information nationwide safety correspondent David Martin seems on the elevated safety preparations for when Joe Biden takes the oath of workplace. 

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INTERNET: A protected proper? Free speech and social media | Watch Video
A decade in the past social media was hailed as an organizing instrument for pro-democracy rallies, giving voice to the unvoiced. Nevertheless it has additionally grow to be a discussion board for conspiracy theories, disinformation and hate speech. President Donald Trump was just lately banned from Twitter following his incitement of rioters, and his social media accounts on Fb and Instagram had been suspended. Correspondent Lee Cowan seems into the legality and implications of tech corporations “de-platforming” a consumer – even a president.

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Comic Sarah Cooper. CBS Information

COMEDY: Sarah Cooper, in her personal voice | Watch Video
After 20 years of attempting, standup comic Sarah Cooper grew to become an in a single day success when she began lip-syncing President Trump, stripping away his picture and utilizing solely his phrases, in social media posts that grew to become comedy sensations. Correspondent Jim Axelrod talks with Cooper about her rise to fame, and what the long run could maintain for her, now that her object of mockery is leaving the stage.

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PASSAGE: In memoriam (Video)
“Sunday Morning” remembers a number of the notable figures who left us this week, together with Siegfried Fischbacher, half of the leisure duo Siegfried & Roy.

HISTORY: Remembering Charles Curtis, the primary Native American vp | Watch Video
Elected in 1928, Charles Curtis grew to become the primary, and solely, Native American Vice President of america. After being raised among the many Kaw Tribe in Kansas, he stayed in Topeka to stay along with his White father’s household. His skilled and political rise (from lawyer, to Congressman and Senator, to Herbert Hoover’s operating mate) was swift and compelling. Correspondent Mo Rocca seems again on the unbelievable lifetime of Curtis, and the not-always-positive affect he had on Native American peoples.

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THE PRESIDENCY: GOP Congresswoman on voting to question Trump: “I felt like I needed to” | Watch Video
President Donald Trump grew to become the primary chief govt to be impeached twice, when the Home of Representatives voted this previous week that he had incited a violent riot upon the U.S. Capitol. Correspondent Rita Braver seems on the historical past of impeachment, and the long run implications for Mr. Trump as he leaves workplace.

HARTMAN: Day care mates (Video)
Each day that 91-year-old Gene McGehee steps exterior his home in Vidalia, La., he discovers a bunch of youngsters from the day care throughout the road, keen to incorporate him of their enjoyable. And since McGehee has extreme dementia, day by day brings a marvel of discovery. Steve Hartman experiences on how youth brings daylight to the aged residing in shadows.      

Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris together with her husband, Douglas Emhoff. CBS Information

THE VICE PRESIDENCY: Kamala Harris is “clear-eyed” in regards to the job forward: “It isn’t gonna be straightforward” | Watch Video
Partially one among our two-part interview with the Vice President-Elect, Kamala Harris talks with “Sunday Morning” host Jane Pauley about her position on this distinctive second in historical past. The previous prosecutor, legal professional basic and U.S. Senator additionally seems again on the many “firsts” of her profession; her debates together with her mom about optimism vs. realism; and the January sixth assault on our democracy on Capitol Hill.

THE VICE PRESIDENCY: Kamala Harris and Douglas Emhoff on breaking new floor | Watch Video
Partially two of our two-part interview with Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, “Sunday Morning” host Jane Pauley talks with Harris and her husband, lawyer Douglas Emhoff, about their marriage and blended household, and his position as the primary “second gentleman.”

PREVIEW: Kamala Harris, Douglas Emhoff in first joint TV interview since assault on Capitol

MILESTONE: A “Sunday Morning” departure & arrival (Video)
Jane Pauley says goodbye to former CBS Information economics correspondent and “Sunday Morning” common Ray Brady, who died this week at age 94, and says good day to the most recent member of the “Sunday Morning” household.

NATURE: Massive horn sheep in Montana (Prolonged Video)
“Sunday Morning” takes us to Massive Sky Nation, in Western Montana’s Sapphire Mountains. Videographer: Brad Markel.

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