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inside the deadly ambush. an american soldier's camera shows the attack that ended with the deaths of four u.s. troops in west africa. the video was released as part of an islam irterror group's pr propaganda campaign. president trump expected to formalize plans for tariffs on steel and aluminum. what administration and those opposed are saying tonight. >> you are punishing the american consumes and allies. making a huge mistake here. >> in the aftermath of a devastating nor'easter, the death toll rises. communities struggle to restore power. and, alzheimers disease is stealing his memory. but she is preserve his story.
>> having a way for them to find out who i am, is, is just huge. welcome to the "overnight news." i'm elaine quijano. we begin with new released video from the helmet camera of american soldier and unit under attack. it happened five months ago in west african nation of niger. three americans were killed in a battle with isis affiliated militants. a fourth soldier was killed separately. the pentagon is still investigating the ambush. the video is released as part of a terror group propaganda campaign. we caution you portions of the video are graphic. here is david martin. >> it is a propaganda video released by isis to show how supposedly invincible they are. cbs news has chosen to air parts of the video, which was captured by the militants from a helmet camera, worn by one of the four soldiers killed that day.
the pentagon has yet to release a full account of the ambush, but the video shows in a way no word can express, just how outgunned and cut off the americans were. they were returning from a low risk patrol made up of a 11 americans and 30 nigerian soldiers when the ambush hit. at first they tried to take cover behind their suv. with one of the soldiers at the wheel they ran alongside. attempting to escape the kill zone. they fired colored smoke grenades which would provide some cover, and identified their position to any friendly aircraft overhead. but it would be two hours from the start of the ambush before french aircraft arrived on the scene. these soldiers were on their own. one went down. another rushed to his side dragged him back to the cover of the suv. the position at the suv about to be overrun. they did the only thing they could. ran to a location that might
provide better cover. except for the smoke from the grenades and few scrub trees, there was no cover and no escape. the soldier wearing the helmet camera went down. soon, the camera stopped moving. and some of the enemy fighters came into view. then a final blast, filled the frame from what apparent leap was a round fired at point-blank range. you would expect then me to take no prisoners, but you would not expect american soldiers to be so exposed without any backup. the pentagon's investigation into how that happened, is expected to be released this week. elaine. david martin. thank you. president trump this week is expected to formalize his plan for tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. those opposed to the idea say it could trigger a trade war that could hurt american businesses. our correspondent has the more from the white house. >> reporter: president trump and the first lady spent saturday night at gridiron club dinner
where journalists roast and toast washington politics. the president joined in, joking, it's been another calm week at the white house. but it was one of the most chaotic weeks yet. ending with the surprise trade announcement. >> the president said, correctly, that we don't have a country unless we have aluminum industry and steel industry. can tell you now that aluminum is on life support. >> trade adviser, peter navaro said americans will not feel financial impact of the president's planned tariffs. 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum imports. republicans are pleading with the president to pivot. >> it is going to hurt consumers and allies. reconsider your solution. >> lawmakers are also working on gun control. >> first not gun control. it's gun sense. >> democratic senator joe manchion is hopeful the president will sign off on stronger background checks and raising the age to buy assault weapons from 18 to 21.
>> i'm going to protect the second amendment rights. we have to make sure we are moving in a way to get something accomplished. >> president trump publicly supported changing some gun laws. and told congress, not to be scared of the nra. on friday, after he met with the gun group, the executive director said the president, does not want gun control. creating confusion, the president himself has yet to clear up. elaine. thank you. at least, nine people are now dead, following the devastating nor'easter that hit friday. more than 900,000 homes and businesses in the east are still without power. utility companies are struggling to clear fallen trees and repair power lines. some in new jersey are being told the electricity may be out until midweek when another storm kpi is expected. >> west virginia among the states where the power is out. but schools will be closed monday for a different reason. the continuing teacher strike. tony dokoupil is following this.
>> 55 united! >> reporter: one of the few statewide teacher strikes in american history will keep a quarter million students out of class for an eighth school day monday. after the west virginia senate, outraged educators by voting to reduce a 5% pay raise agreed to by both the governor and the house. awe off it is, a bait-and-switch. it is unacceptable. >> west virginia is hardly the only state where teachers are making far less than other college educated professionals. nationwide, the average earnings of workers with at least four years of college, are now over 50% higher than the average earnings of a teacher. that's because teacher pay is actually declining, relative to inflation. while income for all other college graduates has risen almost $6,500. teachers in oklahoma are using socialed me y to organize their own walkout. after legislators voted down a
$5,000 pay raise. >> i would eat them in a boat. >> reporter: in arizona, educators are hoping voters for force change as many teachers, like laura mayer. take second jobs just to make ends meet. >> things would be really tight if i were just living on my salary. >> you do not like them. >> way back in 1990 teachers in oklahoma and west virginia walked out for higher wages and won them. but a generation later, elaine, those two states still are near bottom in teacher salary taking home average of less than $47,000 a year. >> critical issue. tony, thank you. sir roger banister, the first man then to run a mile under 4:00 died. he accomplished the feat in oxford, 1954 by a split second. he went on to become a neurologist. he was diagnosed with parkinson's disease in 2011. sir roger bannister was # # years old. coming up next, we are inside syria with an of close
despite international calls to stop the bloodshed. syrian president, bashar al assad said today his forces will pound eastern ghouta near damascus. slowly taking back areas from anti-government rebels. when the intense siege began, human rights groups feared it would become another aleppo. seth doane is there. >> this is once the heart of a city, known as center of business and industry. syria's second largest city by population. this had been a commercial area, filled with shops and businesses. but, syrian president, bashar al assad and forces lil' to him had to destroy parts of the city to take it back from opposition forces. and that is similar to what we
are seeing in damascus suburb of eastern ghouta today. using a mix of air strikes, shelling and troops, damascus is gaining ground in the besieged suburb. but it is destroying it in the process. 400,000 people are believed to be surrounded. and activists inside are saying, civilians are fleeing underground shelters as troops advance. an aid convoy scheduled to get into eastern ghouta did not go. the humanitarian quarters, set up were empty again today. it's not clear how long it will take syrian forces to, retake eastern ghouta, what is clear once it does there will be a massive reconstruction effort needed. here in aleppo, 14 months after the government forces retook it from opposition forces. there is still no power in half of the city.
the half of the city that does have power gets it about, 12 hours a day. that's one of many steps needed to rebuild. seth doane, cbs news, aleppo. four major retailers last week said they will no longer sell guns to anywonder 21. wal-mart, kroger, l.l. bean and dick's sporting goods. dick's also stopped selling assault style rifles and called for tougher gun laws. what are other gun retailers saying? here's mark strassmann. >> this is hyatt guns which calls it self america's largest gun store. roughly 20,000 guns were sold here last year. we have come to talk to owner larry hyatt and his customers about america's latest gun debate. >> this is a, ar-15 made by smith & wesson. >> 15 years ago, hyatt decided to stop selling assault style rifles to any one under age 21. >> the reason because we have gone in charlotte which has grown so much. we went from sort of a rural
area, to an urban area. we have off to be more careful. you have gangs to deal with. >> justin anderson. >> we have to be the last line of defense. >> when president trump talks about raising the age limit for these assault style rifles to 21, do you support him on that? >> we generally support it. there are some cases where someone under might need one. okay. >> i get the feeling you think differently. >> a difficult slope here. a couple reasons. one itf you are 1 you serve in the military yet you will have most of your second amendment rights suspended. don't know if i buy into that. >> does this moment following parkland and conversation about gun control feel different. >> the moms are scared. they're afraid their kids are going to go to school and not come home. we can understand that. the kids are getting involved. starting to protest. >> do you blame them? >> no. >> not at all. >> they're look for anything to stop it. unfortunately, the gun control
issue is, is an issue, but that is not going to affect school safety. they have to harden schools. >> explain to me, why wouldn't a ban on these tactical weapons, help stop the slaughter at the schools? >> does a criminal or someone derange they'd will buy a different type of gun. they'll take the duck gun. take two guns. three guns. extra clips. >> let's be pragmatic here. there are thousand of the guns in private hands right now. you are going to ban them for sale. but they're still out there. >> customer nathan kenderrick is 21. >> you bought your first gun at wal-mart, 18. you have a problem with the fact they wouldn't tell you the gun today. >> yeah, stupid. if i was 18 years old. trying to purchase the gun. why wouldn't they sell it to me. when i bought dwight years ago. >> the store sold about 4,000 assault style weapons last year. but they say here is that gun sales spike during christmas season, hunting season, and
about 5 1/2 million americans are living with alzheimers, a progressive disease that slowly destroys memory. chip reid tells us about a company helping some patients tell the stories of their lives. >> i picked up surfing. and just, fell in love with it. i would love to, do one last surf trip. >> ryan recently shared his life story with jane newton small, though they had just met. at times, it was slow going. >> my brain is just -- >> that's because at just 55, he last year was diagnosed with alzheimers. >> life gave me a lemon. sorry. >> sometimes lemonade is not so sweet. >> right. >> the idea of interview people with alzheimers came to newton
small when she place herd father in a care facility a few years ago. >> they asked me to fill out this 20 page questionnaire about his life. >> she doubted anyone would read something that long. so she wrote her own short version. using skills she had hoend during 15 years as a successful national reporter. she says it transformed how his care givers treated him. >> if you know that person you know their story, you have empathy for them. >> she quit her journalism career and started a business called, memory well. writing succinct summaries of the lives of also hiemzers patients. online include pictures and videos. newton small usually interviews family members because, most alzheimers patients can no longer tell their own stories. but he still can. >> it's a horrible disease. my brain right now is dying. >> why did you decide to do this? >> somebody is going to be taking care of me, someday, in a facility, i might not be able to
communicate to them who i am. having a way for them to find out, who i am, is, is just huge. >> he says he is doing it for the grandchildren he hopes to have some day. >> pretty big chance that -- that my, my grandchildren might meet me -- but i won't know who they are. >> for victims of alzheimers, a new way to preserve their life stories, before it's too late. chip reid, cbs news, washington. wonderful idea. still ahead, hundreds of women are running for congress this year. first stop, the texas primaries this tuesday.
panel fletcher are asking texas voters to send them to washington. >> donald trump its threatening everything we stand for. >> fletcher is a lawyer, chasing a congressional seat in houston. that's been in republican hands since george h.w. bush took office in 1967. >> it's district. running in, ready to. >> an iraq war vet wants to beep the first woman and philippina american to represent santonio. >> in 2016, 237 women ran for house and senate seats. the rutgers center for american women in politics says today, there are 495 female likely candidates for congress. >> nothing shy of a movement to see, this number of women, mostly democratic, tossing their hand in the ring. with gun violence in the national conversation, these democratic candidates support banning military style assault style weapons. universal background checks and raising the age to buy all
firearms to 21. >> this is texas. do you think that message is going to win voters over? >> yes, i thin, texans want their kids to be safe when they go to school. >> democratic women challenging house incumbents are up more than 400% from two years ago. republican strategist, leslie sanchez those that presents significant challenges. but running once, usually means, running again. >> it is important for these women, whether they're on the left or right, to get that campaign experience. >> i think women feel like it is time to have a seat at table. we are ready to be adults in the room. >> you could make history. >> i would be honored. it's more important i'm not the last. >> the first political test for ortiz and fletcher come tuesday in the texas primary. meg oliver, krkskrks -- cbs new austin, next next. >> camera, lights, action, pieces of hollywood history
we end on the oscars night at the movies. hundreds of pieces of hollywood history are going up on auction this week in los angeles. and online. jamie yuccas shows us what's for sale. >> reporter: forget the terror when cloned dinosaurs went on a rampage in a theme park. steven spielberg's jurasic park released in 1993, has since earned more than $1 billion worldwide. is this the movie where it was like. now, the dinosaur is part unfortunate a monster sale. >> who comes in though and buys something like this, says i would look to have this in my living room, why don't know. >> why not. a fantastic conversation piece. >> i feel like i would get up in the middle of the night and scream seeing this. >> martin nolan, executive
director of julian's auctions says cashing in at the box office often means higher prices for movie props. >> anything from jur assic park is highly sought after, highly collectible. very rarely comes to the auction block. that impacts the value as well. >> what is a dinosaur from jurasic park go for? >> $15,000, $25,000. conservative auction estimate. >> several creatures on the block. including this queen from aliens. the sale include vintage lobby card. and posters, spanning a century of hollywood classics. this one, advertised opening of king kong in 1933. nolan says what they're selling is nostalgia. connecting with a piece of hollywood history that remind you of the way a film made you feel. nolan believes many items may be bought by museums including the penguin from batman runs. >> is this life sized? >> it is life sized.
>> this is our boy, danny. >> reporter: some collectors seek tangible asset that could increase in value. ♪ happy birthday >> the dazzling dress, marilyn monroe wore in 1962 to sing to john f. kennedy seld for more than $1 million in 1999. 17 years later, julian's auction sold it for $4.8 million. the five terminator films have earned close to $2 billion worldwide. nolan expect this one from terminator three, rise of the machines could fetch as much as $80,000. memorabilia attracts buyers from around the globe. at present, the world is loving black panther. >> let's go. >> the film is on track to gross $1 billion faster than any other super hero movie. in the future items from the king could command a princely sum. >> people don't need any of the items. but they want them. when people want something,
they'll bid and bid and bid. until they are the owner and take it home. >> jamie yuccas, hollywood. >> that's the "overnight news" for monday. from the cbs broadcast center in new york city. i'm elaine quijano. welcome to the "overnight news." i'm elaine quijano. we begin with the helmet camera of an american soldier and unit under attack. it happened five months ago in the west african nation of niger. three americans were killed. in a battle with isis affiliated militants that you are about to see. the pentagon is investigating the ambush. the video released as part of terror group propaganda campaign. we are not showing the most graphic portions nor other scenes the terrorists would want you to see. here's david martin.
cbs news has chosen to air parts of the video captured by the militants from a helmet camera worn by one of the four soldiers killed that day. the pentagon has yet to release a full account of the ambush. the video shows in a way no words can express, just how outgunned and cutoff the americans were. they were returning from a low risk patrol of 11 americans and 30 soldiers when the ambush hit. at first, they tried to take cover behind their suv. with one of the soldiers at the
wheel they ran alongside. attempting to escape the kill zone. they fired colored smoke grenades which would provide some cover, and identified their position to any friendly aircraft overhead. but it would be two hours from the start of the ambush before french aircraft arrived on the scene. these soldiers were on their own. one went down. another rushed to his side dragged him back to the cover of the suv. the position at the suv about to be overrun. they did the only thing they could. ran to a location that might provide better cover. except for the smoke from the grenades and few scrub trees, there was no cover and no escape. the soldier wearing the helmet camera went down. soon, the camera stopped moving. and some of the enemy fighters came into view. then a final blast, filled the frame from what apparent leap was a round fired at point-blank range. you would expect then me to take no prisoners, but you would not expect american soldiers to be so exposed without any backup. the pentagon's investigation into how that happened, is expected to be released this week. nine people are now dead following the devastating nor'easter that hit friday. more than 900,000 homes and
businesses in the east are still without power. uf ti utility companies are struggling to clear fallen trees and repair power lines. some are told the electricity may be out until midweek when another storm its expected. the white house is looking to right the ship after a very rocky week. the president gave conflicting messages on gun control. and, shocked many of his supporters with his plan for new tariffs. although mr. trump backtracked on the gun measures, top aides say the tariffs will be put into effect this week. here is margaret brennan, moderator of "face the nation." >> the trump administration has seen turbulent weeks before. but this one left washington reeling. on the policy front. the president endorsed positions on gun control appeared to be more in step with democrats, confusing republicans and the nra. >> in a free-wheeling televised meeting with lawmakers he suggested when it came to potential threats. >> take the guns first. go through due process second. >> that would be
unconstitutional. he endorsed a bill tightening background checks at gun shows. proposed by pennsylvania republican, pat toomey, and democrat joe manchion and demanded to know why it didn't include raising purchase age for some weapons to 21. >> we didn't aggress it, mr. president. >> why? you are afraid of ncht ra. >> the president insisted he was ant frayed of the nra. after meeting with tob lp lobbyists. he backed off and the nra said he agreed with him. they downplayed the president's evolving positions. >> you may have noticed interesting reality tv show at the white house. >> but the president had a surprise policy announcement. supported by some democrats. off awe we' we'll be imposing tariffs on steel imports and tariffs on alum numb. 25% for steal. 10% for aluminum. >> republicans weren't the only ones unhappy with that. the stock market dropped 500
points. u.s. trading partners were furious. even "the wall street journal" called it, the biggest policy blunder of his presidency. >> the president responded in a tweet that trade wars are good and easy to win. he later threatened to tax european car imports. on the personnel front, president trump publicly blasted jeff sessions again. and, new press reports revived an old rumor that national security adviser, h.r. macmaste was on his way out. the president's longest serving aide, hope hicks announced her departure from the west wing. >> jared kushner security clearance was downgraded as the fbi continues to look into his b business deealings. the president privately asked, white house chief of staff kelly for his help in moving them. meaning jared and ivanka out. kelly had a rough week. admitting to reporters he had not properly handled the
security clearance issue. and kelly aggravate the the president when he joked at a celebration for his former department. >> the last thing i wanted to do was walk away from one of the great honors of of my life being secretary of homeland security. i did something wrong and god punished me i guess. >> west virginia is among the states where the power is out. but schools will be closed again monday for a different reason. the continuing teacher strike. tony dokoupil is following this. >> 55 united! >> reporter: one of the few statewide teacher strikes in american history will keep a quarter million students out of class for an eighth school day monday. after the west virginia senate, outraged educators by voting to reduce a 5% pay raise agreed to by both the governor and the house. awe off it is, a
bait-and-switch. it is unacceptable. >> west virginia is hardly the only state where teachers are making far less than other college educated professionals. nationwide, the average earnings of workers with at least four years of college, are now over 50% higher than the average earnings of a teacher. that's because teacher pay is actually declining, relative to inflation. while income for all other college graduates has risen almost $6,500. teachers in oklahoma are using socialed me y to organize their own walkout. after legislators voted down a $5,000 pay raise. >> i would eat them in a boat. >> reporter: in arizona, educators are hoping voters for force change as many teachers, like laura mayer. take second jobs just to make ends meet. >> things would be really tight if i were just living on my salary. >> you do not like them. >> way back in 1990 teachers in oklahoma and west virginia walked out for higher wages and won them. but a generation later, elaine, those two states still are near bottom in teacher salary taking
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some of your favorite movies just wouldn't be the same without the invention of a man named garrett brown. michelle miller has the story of the steady cam. >> reporter: sylvester stallone had the muscle. but some of the best moves in "rocky" belong to a behind the scenes cinematic champ. the same guy who gave us chills with every hotel hallway turn in "the shining." and also, made sure audiences had a forest chase to remember in "return of the jedi." >> it consists of four things that make it work.
>> meet garrett brown. a one-time folk singer who revolutionized movies, with the steady cam. >> how would you describe yourself? >> an inventer. think a better inventer than i ever was cameraman or director. >> you single-handedly changed the way the world views film? >> wow. >> wow. but true. before his creation, this is how hollywood would get those smooth moving shots. with cameras put on platforms, called dollies, or rolled on rails. anything hand held would shake. and bounce. garrett brown figured out a better way. in 1974, this was his solution. the camera stablizing system, or, steady cam. where, no matter how you would tilt the camera, the picture would always remain level. >> when you walk around, your
shot, what you see doesn't jerk around. doesn't jump. does it? we have this wonderful little stabilizer in our head. the inner ear, tells your eye muscles what to do. if you do this, move your head up and down looking at me, that's stable, right. >> this is hand held. that's why we don't love hand held. >> we don't like that. >> brown paved the way for steady cam operators like michael craven. >> garrett's invention has given me ability to express myself through moving image that has never been possible before. it's -- it's really quite incredible. >> in the mid 1970s. garrett made a staef cam demo film of his girlfriend now wife. running in philadelphia. producers took notice. so did the director of a low budget boxing film. >> if you had never used the steps forrun the steps.
>> possibly, yeah, probably. >> that most iconic scene, might not be there. >> yeah. >> how do you feel about that? that is invention. >> i love it. i love it. ♪ >> with rocky offers started pouring in for brown. like from stanley kubrick who asked him to work on "the shining." >> the maze, yeah. i actually shot almost all the moving shots in the film. all the stuff in the corridors. all the moving. he had in his mind. this eerie smoothness. that we were able to deliver. that almost turned it into the hotel's point of view. >> next, martin scorcese wanted him to shoot "raging bull." >> i did the shot with de niro coming down into the ring. all that. great. soon as i started shooting in the ring, scorcese had me pull
over and said you're fire. i said why. he said it looks too much like rocky. >> the director would give him another chance, with casino. >> scorcese did hire me again. one of my favorite shots actually. >> reporter: the steady cam was a game changer, says university of pennsylvania film professor, peter dechurney. >> you could have a smooth experience, moving through space. much closer to our natural experience. >> that was the cameraman any perspective. what was the audience's perspective. >> it allowed the audience member to feel really connected to the, the experience of the camera. so you would move through space. almost embodied way. >> the 75-year-old, who, won an oscar for his technical achievement, had big idea, beyond the big screen. his many innovations include the sky-cam, the fly-cam, the
dive-cam, he has a ministeady cam for a smart phone. and it all goes back to these steps. where on this day, kids couldn't resist them. and in a corner, boxers spar. >> does this ever get old? >> no, it's fantastic. i love it up here. >> what better way to celebrate garrett brown and his creation, than by re-creating shot he made famous, all those years ago. >> let's go. >> are you doing it? you are really doing it? >> i'm alex trebek, here to tell you
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academy award winner, jared leto is stepping away from hollywood again. leto and his band, 30 seconds to mars are polishing a new album and headed on the road. not before a a chat with our anthony mason. >> on the red carpet four years ago, jared leto said they don't give oscars to people like me. >> i just never expected it. never expected an award, a prize, for anything in my entire life. >> i have been looking for you lone star. >> he was nominated for best
supporting actor, in "dallas buyers club." >> and the oscar goes to, jared leto. >> did that change things for you? >> absolutely. i got to stand, on a stage in front of, you know a couple billion people probably. and thank my mother. >> i love you, mom, thank you for teaching me to dream. >> there its nothing better than being able to thank your mother. >> basically you thank her there. you don't ever have to thank her again. >> for his oscar winning role, as rayon. >> why are you so good to me. >> a transgender woman with aids. leto had dropped 30 pounds. >> i want to be pretty. >> and waxed his entire body. >> i will be a beautiful angel. >> he has become known for immersing himself in a part. as he did again for the joker. >> what are you going to do, you going to kill me? >> in 2016s, suicide squad.
>> i'm any just going to hurt you, really, really bad. >> and. >> to play the blind inventer of robot replicants in last year's blade runner sequel. >> you think i have nothing to offer but pain. >> is the roles that demand it or you demand it of yourself? >> you are either all in or all out. in all areas of my life. i think i do my best work when i am fully committed and engaged. >> it has been 25 years since leto left art school in new york and headed west. >> what was it about l.a. that drew you out? >> i was an artist. a young kid. i thought that i would find an opportunity to be a director. >> did you like it when you first got here? >> hated it. >> how did you make peace with it? >> there is a strange beauty you find in this town. is seductive.
>> i had a backpack, couple hundred bucks. a friend to come with me. he ditched me at the last minute. i should send a thank you card. the best thing he could have ever done. >> it forced me to meet other people. >> you got a part fairly quickly. >> ay after being here. >> a week can be a long time if you are rejected five or six times a week. so i mean i remember reading, one line on the star trek new generation. and you know, basically getting laughed out of the room. >> the role he finally landed, was on a new series. my so-called life. >> just because a person can't read. >> hey. i can read. okay. >> he played jordan catalano, the dyslexic slacker and love interest of angela. off awe i was hoping you would be here. in rerubs on mtv. >> they kind of kicked open the
door for you? >> it was a really inskredable way to start. >> why you got to make me feel so guilty, mom? >> and in requiem for a dream, girl interrumted. >> how is cecelia. >> and american psycho. >> as his movie career was taking off. in 2006, he abruptly took a break from acting. >> you did something really unusual in the film business. >> i do that often. off off you took six years off. >> yes. off a typically the kiss of death in hollywood. >> worst every single second. the best thing i ever did. >> the rock band he started on the side, 30 seconds to mars. ♪ ♪ just a matter of time ♪ >> just had their first big hit. >> we released the song called "the kill." ♪ break me down >> it changed our lives.
♪ bury me >> as their crowds grew. the band stayed out on the road. >> you'll never know me until you come to a show. that's the place i think i reveal the most. because, there is ♪ ♪ character, there is no part. it's just me. >> how old were you when you started playing music. >> i have a photograph of me. my mom took, kind of like, all most sifting on a guitar. >> his mother constance was a teenager when jared and his brother shannon were born. >> i learned a lot from her example. about fortitude. persistence. and commitment. you know, single mom with two kids. >> were you conscious of that as a kid? >> yeah, you couldn't not be. ♪ into ♪ >> the band which jared started with shannon is a family business. >> i just don't think i would have -- fought as hard or survived through the ups and downs. >> if it wasn't.
>> for my brother. >> fighting for each other. >> absolutely. >> this is, this is the studio. >> when we met last month, the 46-year-old leto was rushing to put the finishing touches on their new album. >> number over your shoulder. with a countdown calendar on the wall. >> always there to remind you. >> by the way, that's an optimisting numb inic number. >> with just three days to go until the album was due. he was still mixing. >> great white open. >> still recording. ♪ is this life >> you have more songs you have to sing? >> yeah, yeah, i have to sing a couple of songs. it is going to be a late night. >> three days. >> yeah, yeah. >> do you believe. >> in june, 30 seconds to mars will go back on tour. as jared leto the musician hits the road again. if it means jaret leto the actor will disappear again.
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at what they do is indispensable, and i couldn't ask for a better partner. students in parkland returned to school today for the first full week of classes since a gunman killed 17 people. mark strassmann talked to journalists deter menned to tell the story. >> when you were in lockdown, teacher eric garner says it is disconcerting having your students record you. >> we will be safe. >> i'm like i don't know how to feel right now. >> that's what you taught them though. >> i know. i know. they know what they're doing behind the camera in front of the camera. and it is impressive. >> i want to hear what is going on. >> eric is broadcast journalism teacher at stoneman douglas and one of the people responsible making the students as media savvy as they are. in fact many of the kids you have seen on television over the past two weeks are his
reporters. much of the footage from inside. >> let's go! >> his photographers. >> when you see the video proof it lasts longer in people's mind than just simple statement. >> if you weren't in parkland, florida that day you can connect that anywhere around the world in any language. >> the school has the had a strong broadcast journal its m department. i have known about it for years. they win national award all the time. which is why it came as no surprise on the very first day back at school after everyone else went home. the student reporters stayed behind. to start telling their story their way. >> because we are the story, that just makes everything so much more powerful and more genuine. >> that's the power that we have as student journalists we seat things that make stoneman douglas personal. >> their first project. a documentary. focus on the activism from the shooting. of course a lot of the kids are activists pushing for change like gun control. which poses an ethical dilemma right out of the textbook.
>> their passion has run into their journalism. so. >> they're forgiven for that for the time being. >> for right now, yes. but they're going to have to divorce themselves from that. >> how are you going to separate them from the experience. >> it will be tough. they're the face of the experience. >> there its no black and white. a lot of gray. >> one thing is crystal clear, however, if these kids do grow up to be journalists they went be the kind that sticks a camera in the face of a grieving person. they say after this experience, they have sworn off that for good. >> when you are looking into th they're crying you want to take a picture of them you know it is this amazing shot to get. but you know you see the recognition in their eyes so much harder to do it then. i think that's something that every journalist should recognize. >> that could be my friend. >> if you just bring your empathy to this profession, i for one would be grateful. >> that's what we have been trying to treat everyone like we know them. >> treat everyone like you know them. journalism, 101.
journalism, 101. steve hartman, on the captioning funded by cbs it's monday, march 5th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." and the oscar goes to -- "the shape of water." >> there was no envelope mixup at the oscars and the time's up movement took center stage. president trump is moving forward with his plan on tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. critics warn that the trade war could huri