CBS Sunday Morning for August 31

This Sunday, August 31, on CBS Sunday Morning

COVER STORY: Starting Over

After capturing the horrors of the war in Baghdad for CBS News, cameraman Atheer Hameed emigrated to the U.S., for a new life both peaceful and tearful.

Lee Cowan introduced us to Hameed in September 2013; now he catches up with his former colleague and friend for an update on the emigre's new life in America.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO:2003 bombing of U.N. Mission in Baghdad

Warning: Graphic images. Atheer Hameed's camera was running when a truck bomb struck the United Nations Assistance Mission in Baghdad on August 19, 2003 -- and kept running in the chaotic aftermath of the attack which killed at least 17 people.

ALMANAC: Lewis & ClarkOn August 31, 1803, Meriwether Lewis (later joined by William Clark) launched an expedition west that would make history.

SCIENCE: Surveying species among California's redwoodsIn California's Muir Woods, teams of scientists, students and volunteers recently embarked on a bold effort called a "bioblitz" -- a 24-hour inventory of every species living in the 116-square-mile area, organized by National Geographic and the National Park Service. Carter Evans reports.

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Tavi Gevinson is not a household name . . . yet. But she is a fashion writer, blogger and editor-in-chief of an online magazine, and now she's opening on Broadway, in the Steppenwolf production of Kenneth Lonergan's "This Is Our Youth."

Quite an impressive resume for a girl who just graduated from high school! We'll let Anthony Mason make the introductions.

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COMMENTARY: Joan RiversWe present the comedian's take on aging, first broadcast on "Sunday Morning" on Feb. 15, 2002.

HISTORY: The 1814 burning of Washington, D.C.Mo Rocca goes back in time to one of the most devastating days in U.S. history, when British forces attacked the nation's capital and torched its landmarks.

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MUSIC: Christopher Cross

In the early 1980s, Christopher Cross' brand of silky-soft rock sailed up the charts. His debut album went platinum five times over in the U.S. alone, and practically swept the Grammys, beating out Billy Joel, Barbara Streisand, Pink Floyd and Frank Sinatra for Album of the Year.

His songs were unavoidable on FM radio. Then, as quickly as he burst on the scene, he seemed to vanish from it -- disappear from pop music.

Correspondent Serena Altschul catches up with the 63-year-old singer, who is still touring, releasing albums, and jamming with Jimmy Fallon.

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LABOR: Valued employees

The employee revolt at the Northeastern supermarket chain Market Basket raises a question, especially over this Labor Day weekend: Is there a connection between workers feeling well-treated by their employers, and the bottom line? There's lots of evidence the answer is yes. Martha Teichner reports.

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AT A GLANCE: Labor Day


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