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Weekend Roundup 11/25
The Trump Administration this week finally gave the green light for the formal transfer of power to President-elect Joe Biden to begin, and Mr. Biden introduced part of his cabinet. Allison gets the latest from CBS's Nikole Killion and CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyst Pamela Falk. This as tens of millions are traveling for Thanksgiving despite a CDC recommendation against it. Allison speaks with CBS News Transportation Correspondent Kris Van Cleave about the crowds, and perspective. This weekend kicks off the holiday shopping season with Black Friday. Allison asks CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger if brick and mortar stores will see huge crowds, and speaks with WalletHub-dot-com's Jill Gonzalez about Black Friday deals. In this week's Kaleidoscope segment, we discuss the desperate need for foster parents amid the coronavirus pandemic. Nationwide there are some 400-thousand children in foster care, and about 96-thousand are waiting for placement. Allison speaks with Jamal Malone at Chicago’s Ada S. McKinley Community Services about why there's been an increase in referrals to its foster care program. Finally, reporter Marcia Kramer has a remembrance of New York City's first Black Mayor, David Dinkins, who died on Monday at the age of 93.
Weekend Roundup 11/20
The CDC recommends that families do not travel this Thanksgiving, as coronavirus cases continue to rise across the country. Correspondent Allison Keyes gets more from CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus. Allison speaks with both CBS's Nikole Killion and CBS's Ed O'Keefe about the contentious transition between outgoing President Trump and President-elect Joe Biden as Mister Trump continues his battle to overturn the November 3rd election. Tens of thousands of residents of the nation's nursing homes are dying from illnesses other than Covid-19, including neglect. Allison speaks with Mairead Painter, the state long term care ombudsman in Connecticut, about what's happening. Meanwhile, the nation is dealing with a massive blood shortage amid the pandemic. Allison speaks with Paul Sullivan at the American Red Cross. In this week's Kaleidoscope segment, Allison speaks with California civil rights lawyer James McElroy who spent years making sure white supremacist Tom Metzger made payments on a $12.5 (M) million dollar judgment for his role in the killing of an Ethiopian man in 1988. McElroy adopted the Ethiopian man's son. And Allison shares some good news for fans of the Charlie Brown holiday specials.
Weekend Roundup 11/13
We begin with the Covid-19 pandemic as the daily number of new coronavirus cases passes the 150-thousand mark for the first time. CBS's David Begnaud with more. CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus joins Allison to speak about exciting Covid-19 medical advances this week, including a new vaccine from Pfizer the company says is 90 percent effective. The nation and the world are watching the chaotic transition between outgoing President Trump and incoming President-elect Joe Biden. Allison asks Mark Medish, former member of former President Clinton's administration and co-founder of the non-profit, non-partisan Keep Our Republic election integrity group, what he thinks about all of this. CBS's Sabina Castelfranco joins Allison to explain. AAA estimates that tens of millions will travel this Thanksgiving holiday despite the coronavirus pandemic. CBS's Kris Van Cleave reports this is leading to worries about an even larger Covid-19 surge, and also discusses the safety of flying. The nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says if people are having a holiday gathering they should mask up. In this week's Kaleidoscope segment, we look at what many are calling the "Rainbow Wave" of LGBTQ+ election day victories across the nation. Allison speaks with 27-year-old Mauree Turner, the first Muslim and first non-binary person elected to the State House in Oklahoma.
Weekend Roundup 11/6
CBS News projects that Democrat Joe Biden will be the 46th president of the United States. Allison speaks with CBS's Steve Dorsey about how that came about. CBS's Nikole Killion tells us how Vice-President elect Kamala Harris is feeling. CBS's Norah O'Donnell about what President Trump is thinking. CBS's Vicki Barker on reaction from overseas. CBS's Cara Corte on the president's claims about voter fraud. In this week's Kaleidoscope segment, We take a look at CBS News exit polling of Black and Latino voters, who supported President Trump in numbers that might surprise some. Allison speaks with Howard University political science professor Keneshia Grant, who says Democrats didn't do a great job speaking to Black men. And Researchers find cyber-bullying is happening as millions of children are doing on-line learning amid the Covid-19 pandemic. CBS's Nancy Chen explains.
Weekend Roundup 10/30
President Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden are criss-crossing the nation in a last minute push to galvanize voters before the election next Tuesday. CBS's Nikole Killion joins CBS News Correspondent Allison Keyes with the latest. CBS's Chris Martinez reports on the non-traditional locations where people are casting ballots this year. Allison speaks with CBS's Kate Smith as the Supreme Court says it will conference on a Mississippi case that would give justices the chance to review the 1973 Roe V. Wade decision, And In this week's Kaleidoscope segment, we look at Tulsa, Oklahoma as the nation nears the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, some possible remains of victims are found. Allison speaks with the Smithsonian's Paul Gardullo about what that means for the nation.
Weekend Roundup 10/23
We are less than two weeks away from Election Day. CBS News Correspondent Allison Keyes and CBS White House Correspondent Steven Portnoy look at the issues discussed during the final debate between President Donald Trump and his democratic rival, Joe Biden. CBS This Morning's Tony Dokoupil joins Allison to talk about his special election series, "At America's Crossroads," where he interviews undecided voters. Allison also speaks with prolific actor Larenz Tate about his latest movie, “Business Ethics,” which is going straight to streaming services on Friday. In this week's Kaleidoscope, how an outreach effort by the Trump campaign is making inroads with black male voters and LGBTQ voters are registered in much higher numbers this year. Allison speaks with Democratic pollster Terrance Woodbury and GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate.