This week on “Sunday Morning” (January 31)

Visitor host: Mo Rocca

COVER STORY: Meet a pioneer in stroke restoration
After 39-year-old Aaron Ulland suffered a stroke, paralyzing his left facet, he volunteered to take part in a revolutionary examine at Thomas Jefferson College in Philadelphia, the place electrodes had been implanted in his mind to assist restore his mobility. Correspondent Susan Spencer studies on the unbelievable outcomes.

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BUSINESS: GameStop, Reddit and the Battle of Wall Road
The titans of finance had been shaken final week by a subculture of day merchants on the web, whose viral machinations induced the inventory value of laptop sport retailer GameStop to skyrocket in a matter of days, costing hedge funds billions of {dollars}. Correspondent David Pogue breaks down this advanced controversy and examines the anti-Wall Road tradition that has prompted calls to revise inventory buying and selling guidelines. 

PETS: “When Harry Met Minnie”: A NYC fairy story of pet love and friendship
In her new e book, “When Harry Met Minnie,” correspondent Martha Teichner has written a memoir of the exceptional friendship and bonds shaped when she sought a companion for her canine, and adopted a bull terrier from famous designer Carol Fertig, who was dying of liver most cancers.

READ AN EXCERPT: “When Harry Met Minnie” by Martha Teichner

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  • “When Harry Met Minnie” by Martha Teichner (Celadon Books), in Hardcover, eBook and Audio Codecs, out there February 2 through Amazon and Indiebound
  • Be part of Martha Teichner on her digital e book tour for “When Harry Met Minnie,” with occasions moderated on the Nationwide Writers Sequence (February 4); Gramercy Books (Feb. 10); and the Charleston Library Society, in dialog with “Sunday Morning” correspondent Mo Rocca (Feb. 23). Particulars and ticket data could be discovered right here.


Director Mike Nichols. Time & Life Photos through Getty Photos

BOOKS: The inconceivable lifetime of Mike Nichols
Director and comic Mike Nichols arrived within the U.S. as a baby refugee from Nazi Germany, and he went on to change into a Tony- and Oscar-winning grasp of each stage and display screen, with such classics as  “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” “The Graduate,” and “Silkwood.” Correspondent Mo Rocca talks with biographer Mark Harris and actress Candice Bergen about Nichols, the outsider who turned a Hollywood and Broadway A-Lister, mining actual life for comedic and dramatic gold.

READ AN EXCERPT: “Mike Nichols: A Life” by Mark Harris
On this excerpt the director searches for the right actor to star in his groundbreaking 1967 movie, “The Graduate.”

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PASSAGE: Cloris Leachman and Cicely Tyson
“Sunday Morning” appears again on the lives and careers of Cloris Leachman, the Oscar- and Emmy-winning star of “The Final Image Present,” “Younger Frankenstein” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Present,” who died this week on the age of 94; and Cicely Tyson, the Emmy- and Tony-winning actress and mannequin, greatest recognized for “Sounder,” “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” and “Roots,” who died this week at age 96. Mo Rocca studies.

Stylish, crimson carpet pockets.  CBS Information

FASHION: The five hundred-year historical past of the pocket
Pockets maintain an enchanting historical past, and in case you dig down deeply sufficient, you could uncover how, over the course of centuries, the common-or-garden pocket has carried the secrets and techniques and wishes of males (and, ultimately, ladies). Correspondent Religion Salie appears at how this modern clothes part continues to evolve.  

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HARTMAN: Excessive fives

Actor Stanley Tucci with correspondent Holly Williams.  CBS Information

Acclaimed character actor Stanley Tucci not solely steals scenes, in such movies as “Julie & Julia,” “The Satan Wears Prada” and “The Beautiful Bones,” however he is additionally earned a web based cult following along with his approach of blending a negroni. Tucci talks with correspondent Holly Williams about his newest movie, “Supernova” (a couple of middle-aged homosexual couple coping with one accomplice’s early-onset dementia), and his very public obsession with food and drinks. 

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COMMENTARY: Why cannot Jim Gaffigan discover his TV distant?
Comic Jim Gaffigan displays on experiences he is misplaced out on through the pandemic – and on issues he is misplaced round the home.

MOVIES: Revealing the unknown Billie Vacation
Billie Vacation turned a lifetime of ache into immortal lyrics, with a voice that also haunts many years after her demise. Her life is now the topic of a brand new movie, “The USA vs. Billie Vacation,” in regards to the authorities’s persecution of the jazz singer. Correspondent Tracy Smith talks with singer-songwriter Andra Day (who tailored Vacation’s nickname “Woman Day” as her personal), and with director Lee Daniels, in regards to the emotional roller-coaster of bringing Vacation’s tormented life to the display screen.

VIDEO PREVIEW: Andra Day on her hesitation to play Billie Vacation
Actress Andra Day talks with correspondent Tracy Smith about her wariness in portraying the famed jazz singer within the new Hulu movie, “The USA vs. Billie Vacation.”

To observe a trailer for “The USA vs. Billie Vacation” click on on the participant beneath:

The USA vs. Billie Vacation – Trailer (Official) • A Hulu Unique by Hulu on YouTube

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