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captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations >> osgood: giewrng, i am charles osgood and this is sunday morning. good morning. >> if you an avid following of business news you learned of the big stock market headline one way or another, perhaps even by tweet, it was the week twitter
went public. a chance for investors to buy a share in the instant messaging service that came out of nowhere a few years ago. tracy smith will be reporting our cover story. >> reporter: for investors around the world, twitter's debut on wall street this past week was a dazzling vote of confidence. now all the company has to do is live up to it. >> where do you see twitter ten years from now? >> we want to reach every single person on the planet. >> that's a lofty goal. >> i think it has the potential to do so. >> ahead on sunday morning, inside twitter. >> osgood: and anjelica huston is a person with deep family roots in hollywood and quite a few stories to tell, this morning she shares some of them with lee cowan. >> reporter: it is one of the more memorable moments in movie history. >> you want to do it, charlie? is that what you want? >> reporter: and there is one of the more memorable romances. >> did you ever get tired of talking about genetic nicholson.
>> no because i never get tired of jack. >> anjelica huston on life in the spotlight and life in the country, later on sunday morning. >> osgood: now the folks who love them, her the cat's meow videos that put a certain house pet in the spotlight. bill geist. >> we are going to have a cat party. >> reporter: there are millions and millions of cat videos on the internet, to just a few dozen shown at the cat festival and only one is awarded the highest honor. >> who will win the top of the golden kitty award? later on sunday morning. >> osgood: you can find orlando bloom on broadway these days, shifting his acting talents from the screen to the stage. there is a bit of anxiety that comes with the spotlight and he talks about that this morning with rita braver.
>> playing heroes in some of the top grossing films in history has made orlando bloom an international movie star. >> but now he is making his new york theatre debut. >> the torch burns bright. >> reporter: why does someone like orlando bloom want to play on broadway? >> it gives me a thrill i can't really explain. >> reporter: later on sunday morning, orlando bloom on broadway. >> osgood: on this veterans day eve, david martin takes us to a musical performance by some wounded warriors. mo rocca finds his second childhood at a toy factory. we joy for breakfast at a park in beijing, paula pound stone offers her take on the affordable care act and more, but first, the headlines for this sunday morning, the 10th of november, 2013. as many as 10,000 are dead after one of the most powerful
typhoons on record hit the philippines. typhoon had winds gusting up to 170 miles per hour, about the force of a tornado. along with a massive storm surge. the city of paglabann southeast of manila was left in ruins. survivors are having trouble finding food and clean water. the u.s. they i have is deploying shifts and aircraft to the philippines to help. the typhoon is now bearing down on china and vietnam but has begun to weaken. talks between iran and six world powers, including the united states broke off in geneva yesterday without agreement limiting tehran's nuclear program but negotiations will continue later this month. you may recall that late september run on new york between a new york motorcycle list and a us and husband and wife and baby in a car. >> many have been indicted
including a number of police officers. the car drivers has not, the car driver has not been charged. >> the newest nuclear aircraft carrier was christened at a shipyard in norfolk virginia yesterday, the ford is the first in a new class of ships that will require fewer crew members. >> three of the four doolittle raiders saluted their fallen comrades in dayton ohio last night with a final toast. in 1942, just months after the attack on pearl harbor, the raiders boosted american morale with a daring air assault on the japanese mainland. today's weather. cool air is covering much of the country except for the south, northwest we will be dealing with some november rain, the week ahead will be much colder and wetter, especially in the east. coming up, sunday in the park, in beijing.
>> osgood: twitter, for the uninitiated is a way to transmit brief messages to people around the world, and this past week investors sent their own sort of message, putting up the opening price of twitter stock a full 60 percent in just the first two days of trading, why are so many people so bullish on twitter?
tracy smith takes a look now at our sunday morning cover story. >> reporter: at twitter san francisco headquarters, even the folks who didn't make millions in this past week's ipo are treated like they did. they get all the typically enviable do.com goodies, a flexe work environment, free gourmet meals and the knowledge they have helped change the way the world communicates. >> first of all, everybody can sit down. it is much easier to tweet from a seated position. >> president obama tweets, so does the pope, cbs news and just about every celebrity you can name. >> in case you don't tweet, it works something like this. on twitter, users can send messages through a global online network, any message as long as it is 140 characters or less, like this one. in two seconds your tweet goes out to everyone who is signed up to see it and they can send it on or retweet to all of their users and so on until your tweet makes its way around the twitter
network and the world, to be seen or answered by anyone, anyone. michael cippe is tweeter's product vp. >> tweet there you go. >> so that just went out to 17,800 followers. >> have you personally ever been surprised by the way someone has used twitter? >> i am always surprised to see people who are talking with one another that you would never expect to be talking with one another. >> like? >> like drake, canadian rapper drops a tweet that says the first million is the hardest, and pickens, the texas oil magnates replies the first billion is a heck of a lot harder. >> this is two people having a conversation on twitter. >> that is amazing. >> for you is it all about solving problems? >> yeah. >> jack dorsey cofounded twitter in 2006, when he and a few pals started sending messages to each other. >> your original tweets were a lot about what you were eating for lunch. >> yes, they were, and my mom
really appreciated that. she knew where i was at and she knew i was eating and she knew i was alive. before long, twitter took off and so did dorsey's profile although he has been accused of taking too much credit for what was really a group invention. >> what is your version of the creation? >> you know, there are so many -- i mean there are so many different stories it is not really the most important thing anymore. >> so would you say now i founded twitter or we founded twitter? >> it always has been we. >> it always has been we. >> yes. >> was that frustrating to you, though, to hear other people have different versions of the twitter creation? >> i mean, it is not -- it is not surprising, if we focus too much on that we are not going to move forward. >> the past is the past? >> the past is the past. the stories will be written. >> reporter: whatever the story, there is still a lot of room for growth. in a cbs news poll, only 16 percent of american adults age 18 and over say they use twitter. >> there are a lot of people out
there who i think are still skeptical who still think who cares about somebody telling me what they ate for lunch. >> and it is of course not all about that. there are always going to be people doing that, who are just here is my dinner. >> lance julio nevada is chief of the social media blog mashable. >> the moments that matter in twitter's lifespan when we are told about things that are happening in the real world and that is the position as a powerful news delivery service, for average people, people on the ground. >> or on the water. >> for example, remember the plane that bellied into the hudson in 2009? some of the first images were from a guy tweeting from a ferryboat. and the first pictures of the asiana crash in san francisco this year were tweeted by the passengers themselves. >> that, youring your lunch, is that inconsequential information? >> no. that is sort of life changing information. >> of course, twitter had its own life changing moment this past week, the company stock
price soared 73 percent in the first day of trading, but slid seven percent the next day. from wall street to twitter's headquarters on san francisco's market street, all eyes are on the numbers. >> and the numbers are staggering. according to twitter the company has over 230 million user who send around half a billion tweets every 24 hours, last year revenues shot up 198 percent to around $300 million, but an equally staggering number, their net profits so far are zero. >> reporter: the company says it will turn that around by selling more ads, called sponsored or promoted tweets like this one. >> twitter makes money through ads, as the ads pile up does that cheap pen the experience. >> i think it makes it better. you are giving a brand or an organization an opportunity to increase the number of people who might see their content, to see their message.
>> it is good for the advertiser but what about for the person on twitter who is reading all of these ads? >> well, they are contextual, so you see -- you see an ad, you see a promoted tweet within a stream, and it feels like it belongs there. it feels like it is part of the conversation. >> reporter: a and it is an open conversation, which means companies can sometimes get their message across without paying. like this oreo tweet during last year's super bowl blackout. >> boom, they put that out there and it explodes virally and twitter doesn't really have anything to do it with. >> they didn't pay for advertising rights. >> so that's the thing, twitters are completely open environment, it is not like television where, you know, the average user could suddenly show up on tv talking about something or small company couldn't show up and say hey, by the way check this thing out but twitter is like that. >> reporter: but as innovative as twitter may be the company has drawn fire for having an all male board of directors. he is general counsel. >> in the renal financial filing
you were the only female in the list of top twitter executives, does that concern you? >> it really doesn't, that was one snapshot of who we are as a company but doesn't tell the whole story, i am sure that will change, i am sure it will. >> did people tweet to you directly? did they use twitter to say hey why aren't there more women in twitter? >> absolutely, we got a lot of great feedback and suggestions of people who wanted to come here so it was an interesting dialogue and something we take very seriously and very important to us. >> reporter: another change crucial to twitter's survival, growing the number of people who use it, right now, facebook has four times as many, but insider like jack dorsey have high expectations. >> where do you see twitter ten years from now? >> we want to reach every single person on the planet. >> that's a lofty goal. >> i think it has the potential to do so. >> seriously? >> yeah. it provides, it does give you a sense of what is happening in the world, so i do, i do believe it has the potential to reach
>> osgood: and now a page from our sunday morning almanac. november 10th, 1982, 31 years ago today, the day the vietnam veterans memorial in washington was opened to the public for the first time. intended as a nonpolitical tool to those who died fighting a highly controversial war, the memorial was initially caught up in controversy itself. >> maya lynn. >> out of the more than thousand, an independent panel chose a design by an unknown 21-year-old architecture student. she conceived of two joint walls of dark reflective stone set into the ground. and enfraifd with the names of the more than 58,000 americans who died in that war. any prominent politicians and other public officials objected announcing a wall as a tombstone among other epithets of. >> billionaire businessman ross
perot who contributed more than $160,000 of his own money to the project was one of the most outspoken. >> you have two choices start all over again or modify the design. >> have a look, everyone. >> osgood: over his objection it is design was modified, with the addition of a statue by frederick heart of three servicemen, one white, one african-american, and one hispanic, though at a slight distance from the memorial rather than at its apex as some had wanted. >> those early disagreements have faded with time, as the memorial has become one of the most visited monuments in washington. >> somewhat to her surprise. >> i guess i haven't seen how loved it would become, and yet at the same time, it doesn't forget the high price of war. >> osgood: and with all those names carved so permanently into stone, there is no way any of us can ever forget the sacrifice of
necessarily involve cooking anything or eating anything. we join a sunday walk in the morning. >> walk in the park. >> a city awakening to stretch and shape, chase off sleep as morning light works into this ancient part in the china's capital it gives a colorful routine. some work on lowering tres through tai chi that, in a park that dates back to the ming dynasty, others test hand-eye coordination with the chinese yo-yo and some can be gently swinging cloth covered cages, they are carrying on a tradition called eonow or walking birds. once reserved for the wealthy, now it is a hobby for the retired. beijing, this bustling city of 20 million may be better known
for traffic, pollution or the formality of its comist central government. >> but here in the park it shows its whim cal side. >> he and his wife retired from finance jobs in state run companies. they stumbled upon this group of ballroom dancers and brushed up before hitting the dance floor. >> we learned by watching foreign videos, he told us, being taught by chinese people is bad. >> we watched you and you were smiling. you seemed to be having so much fun out there dancing. what were you thinking? as you were twirling around under the trees. >> three words, she said, beautiful, happy exercise. >> we found a former radio factory worker getting her exercise, be it this badminton
like ball she made from feathers and old tin cans. >> you don't really need to go to a gym here it seems in beijing, you can just come to ratang park. >> we have the worst air, outdoors we enjoy the nature and sunshine. >> when the sky is clear and blue in beijing, everyone is happy to forget that there have been more smoggy days here this year than any other since the 1960s. >> just a few steps away, we found lee doing his talk. >> it is no easier than it looks. >> i am not very good. >> this beijing native was drawn to raton park for practical reasons. >> this thing is loud, he told us, and it might disturb others in more residential area. >> but this music group didn't
seem worried one bit about disaccordance sound or disturbing passer bys. >> in fact, this woman strapped on a mini amplifier to make sure she wasn't drowned out. >> did you meet here in this park? >> really, we all met here. >> oh, wow. so you are ratng's own band. >> this park founded in the 1530s was, has had a temple once visited by emperors now it is a shrine to the slower pace of life and a reminder of another time. >> osgood: ahead, actress anjelica huston on a life in the spotlight. >> but next -- >> heroes in concert.
>> let the onslaught begin a new. >> i stand ready, coldly waiting with a steady hand. >> marine corps value tim donnelley reads from a blog he wrote a year ago when he found out he would probably never regain use of his right arm. both legs had already been taken by a roadside bomb in afghanistan. so that right armament everything. >> i can't salute and i can't shake somebody's hand. >> do you feel helpless for a little while, and it stings. >> one thing he had not lost was his voice. >> colon's hallelujah ha a backs signature number and is getting ready to perform it with another
double amputee is on base and the whole rhythm system is wounded warriors. >> how long have you been taking lessons? >> since about january of this year. >> and you are about to go rehearse with one of the legend of rock 'n' roll. >> right. >> how does that feel? >> it is pretty amazing. >> it is one of the greatest opportunity i have ever had. >> >> he is really good, he is really, really good, he has a great ear, this kid, and a great sense of timing. >> it was waters wh who had the inspiration to perform with this wounded warrior band, an inspiration which came from the same place his rock 'n' roll anthem the wall came from. >> suffering great loss. >> he was an infant when his father was killed in world war ii, his grandfather had been killed in world war i. >> he and i grew up with the loss of those two men, for an
eight-year-old, really. >> juan dominguez lost both legs and an arm in afghanistan. >> back in the day, he had played a pretty mean guitar in a heavy metal band. >> he could never do that again. >> but he didn't want to live without music. and then he met roger waters. >> doing good. good seeing you. >> i introduced myself, and got talking about music. >> he said you can play the guitar. >> and i looked at him and i thought this is a stretch, how could he play the guitar and then he went well, not anymore, you know. i used to play the guitar, he said now i play the drums. >> >> and i thought, wow, how cool is that, and he does, i kind of have him look, and i haven't looked back. >> bob woodruff the abc news
correspondent that suffered a severe head wound in iraq hasn't looked back. he organized a wounded warriors benefit to kick off the new york city comedy festival. >> ♪ come on, come on. can you hear me? i can't ease the pain and get you on your feet again. >> reporter: there would be no band without arthur bloom, a juilliard trained musician who teaches music at walter reed. >> you know, this is not kumbaya. this is rigorous, high level music learning. we roll up our sleeves and they roll up their sleeves and we get to work. >> he recruits superstars like cellist yo-yo ma to come to walter reed. .. >> this isn't just about music lessons. it is about recovering from unbearable loss. >> i don't feel medicine has
gotten better and better, it is a miracle what they are able to do, but what that also means is the people they are saving are increasingly injured. >> what you are doing here is unbelievable, because it transcends all the moments from before and you are getting to a fantastic place. >> it changed my life. >> it saved my life. >> josh call thorn lost both his best friend and his right eye to a road side bomb in afghanistan. as a purple heart emblazoned on his artificial eye. >> saved your life? >> yes. i had a pretty bad, traumatic brain injury as well as the loss of my eye, and the music helped in thinking and coordination and putting two words together. >> reporter: the music is just not mental therapy it is
physical therapy. >> it is changing everything, emotional therapy, physical, whatever you can think of, it is the best. >> the united states army captain mark brogan. >> the best turned out in force for the stand-up for heroes concert at madison square garden. ♪ i got that feeling once again. i can't explain you would not understand. >> reporter: who better to put roger waters words to music than wounded warrior band? >> >> and who better to sting hallelujah than tim donovan? >> it is a cold and it is a broken hallelujah. >> i thought i understood it,
but the next thing you know, my whole life is coming down around my ears. >> every dream, every hope i have ever had for the future is broken around me, and i don't know where to turn. it was in that place that god said, do you still trust me? do you still believe that i have what is best for you? and it was that moment that i understood hallelujah. >> ♪ and even though it all went wrong i stand before the lord's throne. hallelujah! >> i may be more whole now than i have ever been in my life.
exhaustively. >> >> reporter: the dawn of the internet foresaw better informed, better connected world. what was not foreseen -- was that its focus would be cat videos. >> there are millions of cat videos on youtube alone. ♪ we are going to have a cat party. we are going to have a cat party. >> we are going to have a car party so bring your cat -- >> reporter: and now there are cat video festivals. >> this one presented by the walker art center of minneapolis, held at the recent minnesota state fair, packing son 13,000 cat afficionados here. >> cat video superstars are emerging like grumpy cat, honored at the fair with a
portrait in seeds, but still she looked grumpy. >> thin lashes was there from la to support grumpy and then as the cat's agent. >> she has got everything from t-shirts to costumes, to even buy christmas plush dolls will be out so everyone ca can have a grumpy cat. >> and other divas like t board cat. >> and the pixelated pussycat, ming cat who has 100 million youtube views. >> but ben's hottest star is grumpy, born with a reportedly million-dollar frown. >> the grumpy cat also got a movie deal this year. >> we announced grumpy cat coffee brand, grump a chino. >> she has a book out. >> she has a book out. >> did she actually write it? >> no, the author listed on the book is grumpy cat. >> grumpy's fans lined up at minneapolis book signing.
>> it is grumpy cat. >> a stampede really, that she shared with another feline idol, little bo. >> we are so excited. >> i have been waiting. this is great! >> little to those noises. >> superstar little bub was actually born with a defect that makes a world-famous tongue stick out. mike owns little bulb and looks like he will have to stick with her from now on. >> why do you think it is cats that are taking over the internet and not dogs or parakeets or whatever. >> cats are sort of like your live at home animal, you watch tv and stay at home and that's where the internet is at home, like the internet of the dog park. >> for cats? >> and now for the first title ever she has whenever own show. >> she has her own show. >> embarking on a new web venture. >> late night talk show with bubba the host. >> our first guest is whoop at this goldberg.
>> don't believe it? >> bulb. >> hey, bulb. >> the two celebrity cats, met in the star trailer before the video festival. >> her entourage was her own, owner and tabitha's brother brian. >> sh she she has a growing fan base, our web page has over 1 million fans. >> it is unreal we get to travel a lot more than i ever would have been able to so i think that is really awesome. >> outside hoards of film buffs were dressed for the fest. >> ♪ >> the audience saw plenty of cats, a veritable chowder of cats, look it up. >> 65 videos sold, and 7,000
entries. >> ranging from henry a french cat bathed in onri. >> to patty cake cat. >> curious cat. >> crazy cat. >> indescribable cat. >> >> ladies and gentlemen, grumpy cat. >> in the end, grumpy cat took home the top prize, the coveted golden kitty award. >> but even that didn't make grumpy smile. >> smart cat. when she starts smiling, it is over. >> >> osgood: we have a date just,,
november 12th, 2013. to put it digitally, 11, 12, 13, various news reports the past few days suggest the world will see a surge of wedding on tuesday in the apparent belief it is good luck to tie the knot on a consecutively numbered date. there is the knowledge this is going to be the next to last date for doing so in this century. after december 13th, 2014, the next consecutively numbered date won't roll around until january 2nd, 2103. >> at the altar it should be quite a scene on tuesday, 11/12/13, for those who feel they can no longer vow to marry on that date. as to what time to do it with precision, i mean, try 8910, on 11/12/13. >> coming up. >> the light from the window breaks. >> orlando bloom does romeo.
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♪ >> i got a reputation to live up to. i am thin-skinned. everybody would be disappointed. >> it is sunday morning on cbs, and here again is charles osgood. >> osgood: anjelica huston as her, made her family's name proud in pritzk's honor, anjelica huston has seen a lot and done a lot. lee cowan has our sunday profile. >> the flying heart ranch, near california's sequoia national park is a quiet peaceful place. >> come on. hurry up, big boy. >> but for actress anjelica huston, it can be just as wild here as hollywood.
>> well, i have got pigs over there and i have horses in here, and a few little sheep, but it is an old mcdonald's farm. >> it was the first place the academy award winner ever bought with her own money. >> a retreat she kept to herself. >> i kind of bought it as a secret and i kept it as a secret. >> it is one of the few secret anjelica huston was able to have in her very public life. >> at 62, it is a life she now chronicled in the first of a two-part memoir, a story lately told. >> published by cbs's simon & schuster. >> if you are going to tell your story you kind of have to commit to a certain degree of forthrightness. >> reporter: because it is very detailed. >> it is detailed. >> so am i. >> she was born heir to a hollywood dynasty. >> you are so dumb there is nothing to compare you with. >> reporter: started with her grandson walter huston.
>> you are so dumb you -- >> he won an oscar for the treasure of the sierra madre and directed by anjelica's father john huston who took home an oscar too. >> growing up did you feel that the family name was a bit of a burden? >> no. i always liked being a huston. >> and i always felt like it was my right and it was my birthright and it was who i was. >> reporter: acting is in her blood, over the course of more than 50 movies she has played some pretty imposing characters. like her oscar nominated role as the con artist in the grifters. >> you are working some angle don't tell me you are not because i wrote the book. >> you took that money from the mob. >> that is me. that is who i am. >> reporter: and ghoulish mortician in the adam's family. >> don't torture yourself, gomez. >> that is my job. >> the her love of acting started early growing up on a
country estate in ireland. >> it was the stuff of fairy tales, the riding horses with her father and mingling with his famous friends while her life may have been glamorous, she didn't think she was. >> because i never felt that i would particular, i was particularly good looking. >> you never did? >> at this point, really not. because i wasn't. >> she grew into her unique looks, looks that she got from her mother, ballerina ricky soma. >> ricky was john huston's fourth wife when he moved on, anjelica, her mom and her brother tony moved to london, where she grew up a little too fast for her father. one day he had enough. >> he dressed me down and then he hit me and it was a moment that really was a big shocker for me. >> he struck you where? >> he struck me in the face. >> hard? >> yeah. he was a boxer.
and i think his anger had gotten away from him. >> what was it like as a, how was he like as a father? >> fantastic. >> even though he hit you? >> even though he hit me, it was the only time. >> when anjelica was 16 john huston directed her in her very first movie, a medieval romance, a walk with love and death. >> keith played her uncle. >> long before you were born claudia, my father and i -- >> don't talk about him, you killed him. >> in a 1967 interviews, she characterized the experience this way. >> i had a picture of the wrong woman, she wasn't all that good in it. and it was a big mistake on my part. >> he was right. i wasn't ready to work with him. and he was too tough on me and it was all too personal. >> reporter: the critics tore it apart. >> but the harsh reviews were suddenly replaced by another harsh reality, the death of her
mother in a car accident. >> and it was like an implosion. a bottom falls out of your life. >> you were impossibly close. >> very close, and my mother was wonderful, spectacular, joyful creature, sorry, i kind of lose it. >> devastated she headed for new york. >> she was soon modeling for the likes of vogue and has taken up with well-known fashion photographer bob richardson. it was an abu stiff relationship that lasted for four long years, once one she doesn't regret. >> he taught me about camera and lighting and he thought i was beautiful so that helps. >> she admits she was attracted to bad boys, one famous one in particular. >> did you ever get tired of
talking about jack nicholson? >> no, because i never get tired of jack. it was love at first sight for me. >> not that it was easy living with one of the biggest stars in the world. >> he was the center of attention and very much the center of female attention and their attention, men attention too, men are worse, jack, jack, jack! >> reporter: he was playing opposite jack with her father directing that anjelica won her own oscar. >> i am just thrilled, what can i say? >> for the role of a wise talking italian mob mistress in -- >> you want to do it, charlie? is that what you want? >> whoa. take it easy. what the hell. >> that was one of the great lines of richard condon. >> you want to do it? >> with the lights on? >> yeah. >> right here.
on the oriental. >> with all the lights on. >> nicholson and her together were together off and on for six years and marry and have a father, it was a source of constant speculation. >> it is a real pain to always have this kind of is she, isn't she going to be pregnant? a lot of pressure on a girl. >> and it was really hard because you did want to have a child. >> i did want to have a child, and worked very hard at it. >> reporter: instead nicholson father add child with actress rebecca broussard. >> in an instant it was all very publicly and very painfully over. >> all of a sudden, he was as absent as he had been present in my life, and that was really hard to take. >> she is writing about it all now in part 2 of her memoir out next year, but she says, nicholson has nothing to worry about. >> i think just so long as i
don't, you know, drag him through the thistles i think we will be fine. >> are you going to? >> no, i wouldn't dream of it. and also, jack doesn't deserve to be dragged through the thistles. >> i know a lot of people i would drag through before i would drag him. >> she did find love again, she married famed sculptor robert graham in 1982. >> they were together until he died in 2008. again, she dealt with her grief by working, most recently as the broadway producer in the nbc series smash. >> >> it has been a long while for me, from may to december. >> september song was an ode to the huston family roots. >> her grandfather sang it on broadway and it was played at her father's funeral. >> she is as proud to be a huston now as she ever was, on her terms.
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popular toys on the planet, worth billions to her owner mattel. >> we are here. >> of course, mattel is known for a lot more than barbie, and that is a bone shaker hot wheels hot rod i am riding in, eat your heart out. >> let me hold the wheel. >> would you, please. >> executive vice president tim kilbin took me for a behind the scenes tour of their el segundo fun factory. >> we have designing, engineering people all here under one roof. >> walk inside this dream house and feel like a kid again. >> he man, fisher-price, uno, the magic eight ball, so much to see, and hear. >> just pull the ring, you never know we she will say next. >> tell me a story. >> there is a chemistry lab where scientists make what else slime. >> if designers have an idea for a new toy they will just order it up on a 3-d printer.
>> oh, my gosh. >> wow. >> there is a department just for doll hair. >> i just push this peddle on the bottom and i am sewing her hair. >> and just around the corner, the hot wheels garage. >> oh, my gosh. >> oh! >> it is a mini detroit with its own car designers, like alex ham who. >> i had been in the car i have for a little bit of time after graduating from college and it wasn't that fun, and when i got here, i got to design whole cars and they are all different. >> it is not always a minivan, a hot wheels minivan has a jet engine on it. >> they are the fastest metal cars you have ever seen. >> to judge from the ads the audience for these toys haven't really changed. >> racing cars will blow away the competition. >> something like hot wheels is clearly being marketed to boys and something like barbie is
obviously being marketed to girls. do you ever get any kind of pushback about gender stereo typing? >> sure, we have people ask us why don't we have a girl in a hot wheels commercial. >> the truth is the majority of kids playing are boys. >> dry stockton is mattel's ceo we met him for tea at the american girl store cafe. >> this is really all about the girl creating a doll that looks like her or her best friend. >> at about 100 bucks a doll the stores are a huge moneymaker for mattel. >> this store has its own hospital and hair salon. >> there you go, enjoy the rest of your day, you are welcome. >> it is all a long way from mattel's humble roots in a garage. in 1945, ruth and elliott handler started a small picture frame business out of it. >> but things changed quickly. >> we had some slats of wood left over and el elliott looket the slats of wood and said we can make doll furniture. >> soon mattel was in the toy business and making deals with
dr. seuss and disney. >> then in 1959, enter barbara millicent roberts. >> barbie, you are beautiful. >> you make me feel my. >> keeping this baby boomer up to date is job of designers like robert best and evelyn mazoko. >> i came to mattel from the fashion i have. >> so the house of chanel instead of house of barbie. >> exactly. >> the only difference is we are looking at -- >> mattel has been the number one toy maker for 19 years. >> but as we saw in this play pattern observation group for thomas and friend, yes, mattel owns that too, kids aren't always easy to read. >> it is called vandalism. >> and they have more choices than ever before says bmo capital markets toy analyst
derek johnson. >> the way kids play hasn't changed much over the generations, but they are a, there are a lot more options, there are a lot more digital options out there, a lot of free options. >> i would say that is probably the biggest thing now, we are in the era of free digital entertainment. >> which brings us to monster high. a doll mine featuring the kids of famous monsters going through high school. >> it is a billion-dollar brand and to introduce it, mattel went right to betweens screams. >> when you first launched this we did a music video we put on youtube and that led us to the web site that had this on it. >> so as a kid you are just thinking here is this neat story. no idea there are toys. >> the message to girls was, go meet these characters on the web site. >> and then lo and behold, the doll is available. >> right, right. >> almost every mattel brand has
its own storyline that kids can find online. >> i want to put together the perfect outfit for my date with ken. it is our 43rd anniversary. >> a barbie reality series. >> let's go. >> a hot wheels movie. >> the idea, storylines that drive customers to store shelves. >> what car will you drive? >> before we left, there was one more thing mattel wanted to show us. it was top secret until now. >> this is going to be big. >> and this better be good. >> i think you are going to like this. >> is it for a boy or a girl? >> well, i think it is for everybody of all ages. this is special. this is unique. are you ready? this is the mo rocca doll. >> best friend of barbie.
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debut. >> oh the torch burns bright. it seems she hangs upon the cheek of light. >> reporter: it is his first shakespearean role. >> the light from yonder window breaks -- >> so you thought you would start with something simple like romeo and juliet. >> yes. my mom did liken it to climbing my everest for the first climb out of the gate. >> you leave me so unsatisfied. >> the exchange of my love's faithful vow for mine. >> this version of the play features candola rouse shad as juliet to bloom's romeo. >> love is -- >> and it is set in the present. >> a smoke, with the fumes of sighs. being purged afire sparkling in
lover's eyes. >> he even does a monologue astride his motorcycle. >> nourished with lover's tears, what is it else? >> shakespeare's language and romeo's character have not been altered. >> on the rails, he riots, he angry, he is a lover, a fighter, so i jumped straight into that, stink or swim, give it a good go. >> his own life has taken some stage worthy turns. >> he was born and raised in canterbury england, the son of sonia copeland who ran a language academy and her husband, sout south african ex-patriot writer larry bloom. >> he died when you were four and grew up and when you were a young teenager your mom said, no, i want you to know the truth. >> uh-huh. >> bloom learned his biological father was actually a long time family friend. >> it is like it is right out of shakespeare. >> it does, it does and at the time it was, it was quite
surprised but at the same time, my father, colin stone, whom i am very, very close to, has always been a part of my life. i consider myself to have two fathers. >> another issue that bloom has had to confront is his dyslexia. >> i always felt like i probably had to work twice as hard as everyone else to get about the same distance. as a kid at school but i think that that gave me character and taught me a lot about hard work and what it took to get somewhere. >> at 16, he moved to london to study acting and got a few small television and film roles. >> including playing a male prostitute in a film about oscar wilde. >> looking for someone? >> >> cab, cab! >> he went on to london's
prestigious guildhall school of drama. >> in 1999 just two days before graduation, he got a call from actors wait a lifetime for, director peter jackson had cast him in the lord of the rings film. >> happy graduation. >> happy graduation, indeed. it was ridiculous. i remember the first time i got the call i was standing in my flat in london and i just for about a week i called my agent three or four times a day to say, is it real? really? they haven't changed their mind? have they changed their mind yet? >> no, they hadn't. >> have you heard nothing, the ring must be destroyed. >> in the lord of the ring movies went to be among the highest grossing films of all-time. >> bloom plays the elf legolas, a skilled archer. >> began dolph. >> gandolfh ..
>> is he dear do you still. >> oh, absolutely, it is a remarkable experience, pete gave me my start in life so when he called to say, you know, we are thinking we can probably squeeze leggy into the hobbit i was like, tell me when you want me there. >> it is not a fight. >> that film, a prequel to the earlier movies opens next month. >> >> bloom has made more than a dozen other movies. >> who makes all of these? >> i do. >> and also part of another blockbuster franchise. >> playing the dashing turner in the first three pirates of the caribbean films. alongside johnny depp. >> johnny is on the set and just did jack sparrow it was like, okay, well i know what i have got to do. you know, it was like i will be the straight guy. >> you cheated. >> i'm a pirate. >> he has become an
international star. >> mobbed by screaming fans at romeo and juliet. >> despite his profile he also attracted the paparazzi situate who went into a frenzy when bloom recently an newspapersed his split from he wife of three years. >> australian model miranda kerr, with whom he has a child. >> it has been very challenging in many ways, you know, i love miranda, she loves me, we both adore and love our son, we both recognize and realize we are going to be in each other's lives for the rest of our lives raising our son. >> so now for orlando bloom, the play is the thing. >> any heart's love is set. >> reporter: even after all the other things you have done in film and everything else, is it still a kick to see your name
up on broadway? >> oh, my word, are you kidding me? of course. it is the first time i have seen my name up in light on broadway, and absolutely, it is a real honor. it is the first and it can only be once, there can only be one first. >> do you ever look around at your life and say i can't believe i am having this life. >> yes, i am constantly amazed and befuddled by it but i have nothing but gratitude for all of the opportunities, really. [ applause ]
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gandalf. >> osgood: here is a look at the week ahead on our sunday morning calendar. monday is veterans day, with observances across the country, including the traditional presidential wreath laying at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington national cemetery. tuesday sees the start of a two-day auction of postwar and contemporary art at christi's in new york. including works by francis bacon and, andy warhol and jeff koonz, wednesday is sentencing day for former boston crime boss whitey bulger, convicted this last summer on 31 criminal counts, the prosecutors have asked the judge to sentence the 84-year-old bulger to two consecutive life terms plus five years. on thursday, prince charles celebrates his 65th birthday on a visit to the former british colony of india. >> friday is guinness world records day where people around
the world attempt various feats feats in hopes of making it into next year's record book. and saturday sees the presentation of onment rare oscars, this usually includes anjelica huston, angela lansbury and steve martin. >> an oscar for best performance by a web site, it certainly wouldn't go to the one associated with the affordable care act. but is that a reason to discredit the healthcare law as a whole? paula pound stone has a letter for president obama. >> dear mr. president, i want you to know that i am still with you on this healthcare thing. access to healthcare.gov has been a miserably frustrating experience. >> the media would have us believe it has lost support which makes no sense, most of us agree that we loved the idea of people with preexisting health problems being able to receive coverage. it is simply not possible that technical challenges with the web site could cause voters to
turn off on that idea. anybody who ever has used a computer knows that privilege goes hand in hand with frustration. why would we give up on the affordable healthcare law because of that? if we were ordering something from amazon, we would keep trying for months, heck if we were having cable installed we would take the day off work to wait for the cable man, we are no strangers to struggling with web sites, why would that make us give up on a law that makes some insurance policies provide preventative medicine with no copayments? technology is fraught with frustration. i had a double tweeting problem for a white but i didn't give up my twitter account, my toaster lost its timer but i still make toast. weeny squash! >> it took me days to put the video i made of the first thanksgiving up on youtube but just look on my web site, sir, i triumphed, heck when i first took that my computer i spent hours on the phone with a guy at verizon who said his name was david but i don't think his name was david and it was
unbelievably frustrating, i cried, i am telling you i actually cried, i reached the depths of despair, but i never gave up. if david couldn't break me how could it by already have thrown in the towel on a law that makes it possible for my kids to remain on my family policy until they are 26? maybe it will work and maybe it won't, mr. president, but i sure want it to, and if i want it to, anyone nearly as bad as i wanted my dvd player to work with the same remote as my big screen tv, i don't want to, but i can suffer through a few more glimpse in the healthcare site. >> osgood: contributor paula pound stone. bob sliver is off today so we go to norah o'donnell for a look ahead on what is ahead on face the nation, good morning nora. >> good morning, with iran in the headlines this morning, we speak with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu, it is an interview you will see only on face the nation. charles. >> osgood: norah o'donnell, thank you, we will be watching. and next week here on sunday morning --
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