This week on "Sunday Morning" (October 30)

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COVER STORY: With election deniers running for office, our right to vote is on the ballot | Watch VideoMore than 300 Republican candidates for state and national office have been identified by CBS News as "election deniers" for having stated their refusal to accept the 2020 presidential results as legitimate. CBS News chief election & campaign correspondent Robert Costa talks with professor Michael Berkman, media critic Margaret Sullivan, and conservative think tank president Reihan Salam about what is driving voters (or feeding their cynicism), and how the outcome of this year's midterms could impact our right to vote.

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Michael Berkman, director, McCourtney Institute for Democracy, Penn State University"Newsroom Confidential: Lessons (and Worries) from an Ink-Stained Life" by Margaret Sullivan (St. Martin's Press), in Hardcover, eBook and Audio formats, available via Amazon, Barnes & Noble and IndieboundFollow Margaret Sullivan (@Sulliview) on TwitterReihan Salam, president, Manhattan Institute

      HEADLINES: Pelosi attack suspect had history of spreading conspiracy theories (Video)The man arrested for breaking into the San Francisco home of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and assaulting her husband with a hammer has a history of spreading bogus theories on social media, including myths about the Holocaust and claims that Democrats operated child sex rings. Correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti has more.

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ARCHITECTURE: Inside the Beverly Hills "Witch's House" | Watch VideoIn a town famous for make-believe, one home that stands out from the millionaire mansions is a fairy tale cottage come to life: the so-called Witch's House, a whimsical and quirky fantasy inspired by the Brothers Grimm. Correspondent Lilia Luciano pays a visit, just in time for Halloween.

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Spadena House, a.k.a. The Witch's House (Wikipedia)The Witch's House (I Love Beverly Hills)Michael J. Libow, Compass Real Estate"Storybook Style: America's Whimsical Homes of the 1920s" (2nd Edition) by Aarol Gellner and Douglas Keister (Schiffer Publishing), in Hardcover, available via Amazon, Barnes & Noble and IndieboundPhotographer Douglas Keister

Singer-songwriter Bono (with CBS News' Norah O'Donnell) got his start on this stage at a Dublin school.  / Credit: CBS News
Singer-songwriter Bono (with CBS News' Norah O'Donnell) got his start on this stage at a Dublin school. / Credit: CBS News

MUSIC: Bono on music, activism and faith | Watch VideoCBS News' Norah O'Donnell goes on a tour of Bono's Dublin with the U2 frontman, who talks about his new memoir, "Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story"; his schooldays and the origins of his band; his decades-long fight for social justice; and the role faith plays in his music.

READ AN EXCERPT: "Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story" by Bono

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"Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story" by Bono (Knopf), in Hardcover, eBook and Audio formats, available November 1 via AmazonBarnes & Noble and Indiebound"Stories of Surrender" Book Touru2.comOne CampaignFinnegan's of Dalkey, Dublin

Emily Whitehead, then and now. She has been ten years cancer-free. / Credit: CBS News
Emily Whitehead, then and now. She has been ten years cancer-free. / Credit: CBS News

HEALTH: How an experimental treatment beat cancer | Watch VideoWhen Emily Whitehead was six years old, she became the first child ever to receive genetically-modified T cells, an experimental treatment for her leukemia. It cured her, and helped launch the field of cellular medicine. "Sunday Morning" contributor Kelefa Sanneh talks with Emily, and her parents, Kari and Tom Whitehead, about how they defeated her cancer; and with Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, a leading cancer specialist and author of the new book, "The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human."

READ AN EXCERPT: "The Song of the Cell" by Siddhartha Mukherjee

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"The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human" by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner), in Hardcover, eBook and Audio formats, available via AmazonBarnes & Noble and Indieboundsiddharthamukherjee.comEmily Whitehead Foundation"Praying for Emily: The Faith, Science, and Miracles that Saved Our Daughter" by Tom, Kari and Emily Whitehead, with Danelle Morton (Worthy Books), in Hardcover, Trade Paperback and eBook formats, available via AmazonBarnes & Noble and IndieboundThe documentary "Of Medicine and Miracles" will screen November 5 at the Centre Film Festival at the Rowland, Philipsburg, Pa.

     PASSAGE: Remembering Jerry Lee Lewis (Video)Jerry Lee Lewis, one of the Founding Fathers of rock 'n' roll, died Friday at age 87. "Sunday Morning" anchor Jane Pauley looks back on the singer whose hits included "Great Balls of Fire."

Stowe, Vt., just one of the 251 destinations for members of Vermont's 251 Club.  / Credit: CBS News
Stowe, Vt., just one of the 251 destinations for members of Vermont's 251 Club. / Credit: CBS News

TRAVEL: Exploring the beauty of Vermont's towns (all 251+ of them) | Watch VideoVermont is beloved for its bucolic small towns and picturesque landscapes. Its most devoted fans may be the members of the 251 Club, a group dedicated to exploring every one of the Green Mountain State's towns and cities. Correspondent Conor Knighton talks with club members – from honeymooners to nonagenarians – who are ticking off out-of-the-way towns from their to-do list.

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The 251 Club of Vermont

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis (who as Laurie Strode hid from the murderous Michael Myers in a closet in the original
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis (who as Laurie Strode hid from the murderous Michael Myers in a closet in the original

MOVIES: Jamie Lee Curtis on screams, laughter and kindness | Watch VideoActress Jamie Lee Curtis, a child of Hollywood royalty who came to fame as the star of the 1978 horror classic "Halloween," credits the character of Laurie Strode for everything that came after – and now she's returned to the role in the latest sequel, "Halloween Ends." Curtis talks with correspondent Tracy Smith about her horror legacy; her acclaimed performance in the sci-fi comedy "Everything Everywhere All at Once"; and her tricks to keep from ruining a take with laughter.

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"Everything Everywhere All at Once," in theaters and on VOD"Halloween Ends," in theaters and streaming on PeacockFollow Jamie Lee Curtis on TwitterFacebook and InstagramMy Hand in YoursAcademy Museum of Motion Pictures, Los Angeles

     MOBITUARIES: Death of a marriage ban (Video)In 1967, after the Supreme Court's landmark Loving decision ended bans against interracial marriage, Peggy Rusk – daughter of America's Secretary of State Dean Rusk – made front-page news by marrying Guy Smith, a Black riding instructor. [For more, tune in to "Mobituaries" wherever you download podcasts.]

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British novelist Ian McEwan. / Credit: CBS News
British novelist Ian McEwan. / Credit: CBS News

BOOKS: Novelist Ian McEwan: Writing is "a way of being" | Watch VideoOne of Britain's most successful writers, Ian McEwan has made a career of dreaming up stories. But his new book, "Lessons," features a plotline inspired by a secret his mother kept from him until her death: that she'd given up McEwan's brother for adoption. The author talks with correspondent Seth Doane about his latest novel, a winding, lifelong journey chronicling love, child sex abuse, and lost opportunities.

READ AN EXCERPT: "Lessons" by Ian McEwan

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"Lessons" by Ian McEwan (Knopf), in Hardcover, eBook and Audio formats, available via Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Indieboundianmcewan.comTopping & Co. Booksellers, Bath, England

    NATURE: Tarantulas (Extended Video)We leave you this Sunday with Tarantulas on a pre-Halloween stroll at Henry Coe State Park in central California. Videographer: Lance Milbrand.

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"HERE COMES THE SUN": Actor John Stamos and the CIA Museum (Video)Actor John Stamos sits down with Tracy Smith to discuss his Disney+ series "Big Shot" and the impact Bob Saget had on his life. Then, Norah O'Donnell heads to the CIA Museum in Langley, Virginia, to learn about some of the artifacts on display.   

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