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Host: Jane Pauley.

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COVER STORY: A frontline in the fight over abortion | Watch VideoThe border between Missouri (where abortion is extremely difficult to access) and Illinois (where abortion rights are codified) has come to mark one of the great divisions in America today. Correspondent Martha Teichner travels to a frontline in the debate over abortion, and visits a first-of-its-kind Regional Logistics Center helping women from across the country access abortions.

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Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest MissouriRep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Mo.)

     COVER STORY: Roe v. Wade and the Supreme Court's legitimacy | Watch VideoNearly 50 years after the U.S. Supreme Court established a constitutional right to abortion in Roe v. Wade, the current Supreme Court appears ready to overturn that right. Correspondent Jim Axelrod looks at how the leaked draft of Justice Sam Alito's opinion (which would eliminate constitutional protection for abortions) demonstrates the court's willingness to insert itself into controversial culture war issues.

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Mary Ziegler, Harvard Law SchoolJeffrey Rosen, National Constitution Center

Notes for Bob Dylan's
Notes for Bob Dylan's

MUSIC: Bob Dylan Center: Exhibiting the voice of a generation | Watch VideoIn Tulsa, Oklahoma, a former paper warehouse has been transformed into the Bob Dylan Center, a repository for 100,000 items from the singer-songwriter's collection. CBS News' John Dickerson visits the center, where exhibits featuring Dylan's original manuscripts and notebooks offer a window into the painstaking craft of one of America's foremost musical artists.

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Bob Dylan Center, opening May 10 in Tulsa, Okla. bobdyland.com (Official site)"Sixties: Teens Recycle the Era" by Robert Siegel was originally broadcast on NPR's "All Things Considered" on August 7, 1987. © 1987 National Public Radio, Inc. Used with the permission of NPR. Any unauthorized duplication is strictly prohibited.

Teresa Ngo owns Blinkie's Donuts in Woodland Hills, Calif. Her family has owned doughnut stores since the 1980s.  / Credit: CBS News
Teresa Ngo owns Blinkie's Donuts in Woodland Hills, Calif. Her family has owned doughnut stores since the 1980s. / Credit: CBS News

BUSINESS: How doughnut shops became a sweet American Dream | Watch VideoRoughly 80% of doughnut shops in southern California are owned by Cambodian refugee families, who came to this country seeking shelter from genocide. Correspondent Elaine Quijano explores these immigrants' stories of resilience, reinvention and success, wrapped in a distinctive pink doughnut box.

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Blinkie's Donuts, Woodland Hills, Calif. Artist Phung HyunhExhibition: "Donut (W)hole" by Phung Huynh, at Self Help Graphics & Art, Los Angeles (through May 27)B&H Bakery Distributors, Hayward, Calif. Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Los Angeles

Phil Rosenthal (left) and Ray Romano.  / Credit: CBS News
Phil Rosenthal (left) and Ray Romano. / Credit: CBS News

TV: Phil Rosenthal and Ray Romano's recipe that became "Somebody Feed Phil" | Watch VideoOn the hit Netflix series "Somebody Feed Phil," Phil Rosenthal eats his way around the world to discover what makes food, and the people who cook it, so captivating. The idea for the show came from an encounter years ago with comedian Ray Romano (star of the hit sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond," which Rosenthal created). Rosenthal and Romano talk about their bond, and the transformative power of travel, to CBS News' Dr. Jon LaPook.

READ AN EXCERPT: "Somebody Feed Phil the Book" by Phil Rosenthal

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"Somebody Feed Phil," Season 5 debuts May 25 on Netflix"Somebody Feed Phil the Book: Untold Stories, Behind-the-Scenes Photos and Favorite Recipes" by Phil Rosenthal and Jenn Garbee (Simon & Schuster), in Hardcover, eBook and Audio Format, available for pre-order, October 2022, via Amazon and IndieboundSomebody Feed the Peoplerayromano.com"Somewhere in Queens," world premiere at the 2022 Tribeca FestivalThanks to Osteria Mozza, Los Angeles

    PASSAGE: In memoriam (Video)"Sunday Morning" remembers some of the notable figures who left us this week, including country singer Mickey Gilley, whose honky-tonk was popularized in the film "Urban Cowboy."

     HARTMAN: Remembering the losingest racehorse (Video)Not long ago, friends and fans gathered to pay their final respects to one of the most unlikely celebrities in sports: Zippy Chippy, a grandson of Kentucky Derby royalty, but who himself had a perfect 0-for-100 record. Correspondent Steve Hartman looks back at why Zippy Chippy – who never won a single race – was in fact an inspiration to all.

The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. / Credit: Carol Highsmith/Library of Congress
The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. / Credit: Carol Highsmith/Library of Congress

WASHINGTON: The Lincoln Memorial at 100 – How a monument to history became a part of history | Watch VideoOn May 30, 1922, a majestic memorial to the "Great Emancipator" was dedicated in Washington, D.C., in front of a large, segregated crowd. Correspondent Faith Salie tells the story of how the Lincoln Memorial – symbolically carved from stone from across the United States – would only later become a symbol of inclusion, and a powerful platform for the healing of racial divides.

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Lincoln Memorial (National Park Service)National Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C.Scott Sandage, professor, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa.Salamishah Tillet, professor, Rutgers University, Newark, N.J.   

A scene from the Broadway comedy
A scene from the Broadway comedy

BROADWAY: The new comedy "POTUS": All the president's women (Video)The Broadway play "POTUS" tells the comical story of the women who surround an incompetent, lecherous president, and how they wield power. Correspondent Rita Braver talks with stars Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, Julianne Hough, Julie White, Suzy Nakamura and Lilli Cooper; director Susan Stroman; and playwright Selina Fillinger, making her Broadway debut.

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"POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive" at the Schubert Theatre, New York City (through August 14) | Ticket info

    COMMENTARY: Gwyneth Paltrow on the joys and stresses of motherhood | Watch VideoThe Oscar-winning actress, and the founder and CEO of the lifestyle brand Goop, talks about the emotional highs and lows of becoming a mother, from the experience of giving birth, to postpartum depression, and the diaper tax, which increases the cost of a necessity into a luxury class.

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Goopbaby2baby.org

David Gergen, author of
David Gergen, author of

POLITICS: David Gergen on the state of our democracy: "We can't continue on the path we're on; it's unsustainable." | Watch VideoDavid Gergen, long an advisor to presidents from both parties, believes the older generation currently running the show in Washington should step aside for younger leadership. He talks with CBS News' Robert Acosta about his new book, "Hearts Touched With Fire: How Great Leaders Are Made," and about the current state of American democracy.

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"Hearts Touched with Fire: How Great Leaders Are Made" by David Gergen (Simon & Schuster), in Hardcover, eBook and Audio formats, available via Amazon and IndieboundDavid Gergen, Harvard Kennedy School

    NATURE: Mother fox and her kits (Extended Video)"Sunday Morning" shows us a vixen with her paws full, in Paradise Valley, Montana. Videographer: Judith Lehmberg.   

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The Ernest Tubb Record Shop has been a landmark in Nashville since it opened in 1947.  / Credit: CBS News
The Ernest Tubb Record Shop has been a landmark in Nashville since it opened in 1947. / Credit: CBS News

SUN SPOTS: Nashville's historic Ernest Tubb Record Shop closes its doors | Watch VideoOpened in 1947 by the father of honky tonk music, the famed country-only store was the birthplace of the long-running radio program "The Midnite Jamboree." Earlier this week, the Ernest Tubb Record Shop closed its doors for the last time. "Sunday Morning" digital producer Roman Feeser reports.

ARCHIVES: From 2001: Carly Simon on hearing the music again (Video)Singer-songwriter Carly Simon, who's recorded 13 Top 40 hits and won an Oscar, is a 2022 inductee to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. In this "Sunday Morning" profile that was broadcast on January 28, 2001, Simon talks with correspondent Rita Braver about her confessional music.

ARCHIVES: From 2007: Annie Lennox on breaking new ground (Video)Four-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Annie Lennox, renowned both for her work as part of the Eurythmics and for her solo career, is a 2022 inductee to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. In this "Sunday Morning" profile that was broadcast on September 30, 2007, Lennox talks with correspondent Mark Phillips about why she doesn't believe in standing still – as an artist or a humanitarian.

"HERE COMES THE SUN": The stars who played iconic "First Ladies," and cryptocurrency 101Their names ring out with historical and cultural significance: Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford and Michelle Obama. Leslie Stahl spoke with the women who portrayed them: Gillian Anderson, Michelle Pfeiffer and Viola Davis. We also have a story on cryptocurrency. You've heard of it, but do you really know what it is and how it works?

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