This week on “Sunday Morning” (September 20)

Host: Jane Pauley

COVER STORY: Remembering RBG, a woman who lived a life defying expectations
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at the age of 87. “48 Hours” correspondent Erin Moriarty looks back at the trailblazing attorney who became an icon. 

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s view from the bench | Watch Video
Jane Pauley profiles the Supreme Court Justice, in an interview that originally aired on October 9, 2016. 

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Reopening the art world in a time of COVID
The pandemic has increased the financial pressures on museums and cultural organizations, which face perhaps their greatest crisis ever. Correspondent Serena Altschul examines why many museums may close permanently because of the coronavirus.

So, how does the art world launch its new season during a time of COVID? With socially-distant exhibits – artfully done, of course! Jane Pauley reports. 

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Film & TV on screens large and small
With some theatres reopening, and film festivals and specialty distributors available via streaming, critic David Edelstein previews this fall’s offerings for movie and TV buffs.

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Desus Nice (right) and The Kid Mero (left), joined by correspondent Maurice DuBois. 

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TELEVISION: Desus & Mero, remaking late-night TV
Comedians and podcasters Desus Nice and The Kid Mero are changing the way late-night talk shows look and sound on their own Showtime program, “Desus & Mero.” WCBS-TV anchor and “Sunday Morning” contributor Maurice DuBois talks with the duo (real names Daniel Baker and Joel Martinez) about their national success as they remake the formula of late-night TV, while maintaining their Bronx, N.Y. flavor. 

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The future of fashion
The $400-billion-a-year fashion industry has taken a hit during the pandemic, as clothing store sales plunged a record 79%. Correspondent Alina Cho talks with fashion designers, retailers and historians about how businesses pivoted during Covid19, and the industry’s future prospects for the runway.

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In memoriam (Video)
“Sunday Morning” remembers some of the notable figures who left us this week, including jazz critic Stanley Crouch and philanthropist Bill Gates Sr. 

 The fellowship of the fish chair (Video)
When someone posted online a photo of an unusual find from a Baltimore second-hand store – a chair shaped like fish – little did Syracuse auto mechanic Emily DelFavero guess that her tattoo of a fish would somehow connect her to a piece of furniture, and to a retinue of strangers who bonded over a truly quixotic quest. Steve Hartman reports. 

“Sunday Morning” previews some of the most eagerly-awaited new releases this fall.

Correspondent Lee Cowan with Lady Gaga. 

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MUSIC: Lady Gaga on learning to deal with pain – and with who she is
The songwriter and performer’s sixth consecutive #1 album, “Chromatica,” explores the pain and loneliness that colors her hugely successful career, with songs that speak to Lady Gaga’s experience with a fame that, she tells correspondent Lee Cowan, she grew to hate. Even though she wears a mask during her interview, the 34-year-old (real name Stefani Germanotta) reveals how her public persona hid a private pain, both mental and physical, and how she came to accept both Lady Gaga and the woman who plays her.

PREVIEW: Lady Gaga on her stage persona and why she gave up on herself

PREVIEW VIDEO: Lady Gaga opens up about her struggles with mental health while recording her latest album

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REMEMBRANCE: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an appreciation
Correspondent Rita Braver remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and talks about how the diminutive Supreme Court Justice, who only came up to her shoulder, was nonetheless a giant.

Bobby Flay on breaking bread at the table
The chef and restaurateur reflects on what quarantine has meant for a return to dinners and conversations with family and friends.

RECIPE: Bobby Flay’s Salisbury Steak

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John Dickerson on the Senate’s impending Supreme Court fight
“60 Minutes” correspondent John Dickerson on the history of SCOTUS confirmation hearings, and Mitch McConnell’s reversal over the principle of voting on high court picks during an election year.

Seals on Cape Cod
“Sunday Morning” takes us to Head of the Meadow Beach at Cape Cod National Seashore in North Truro, Massachusetts, where seals are enjoying the last days of summer.

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