Manage episode 308184841 series 2553658
On this week's "CBS Sunday Morning" with host Jane Pauley: the FDA's recent approval of a new drug, Aduhelm, to clear the formation of amyloid plaques in the brain is potentially good news for the six million Americans who suffer from Alzheimer's disease. But the approval process for Aduhelm has stirred controversy. Correspondent Susan Spencer talks with experts about the clinical benefits of this new class of drugs; and with early-onset Alzheimer's patients, including a former neurologist who enrolled in an early trial of Aduhelm. As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic begin to wane, prices are up, because supply and demand are in an historically out-of-whack phase. Correspondent David Pogue illustrates the economic pressures that are affecting the prices of everything from oil to consumer goods. Pat Benatar was a singer from Long Island, inspired by Liza Minnelli and coated in spandex; he was a guitarist from Cleveland. Together they are one of rock's most enduring couples, who have sold 36 million albums, recorded 15 Top 40 hits, and won four consecutive Grammys. Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo talk with correspondent Jim Axelrod about their creative partnership, their 40-year-marriage, and their latest collaboration: the upcoming stage musical, "Invincible," a reimagining of "Romeo & Juliet" featuring their iconic rock songs. Finally, In 2020 Patti LuPone, star of the new Broadway revival of "Company," spoke with musical theater legend Stephen Sondheimto discuss his craft, his favorite character, and his college acting career. With the passing of Sondheim on Friday, November 26 at age 91, we offer their conversation – and her appreciation of Sondheim's artistry.