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Go beyond the weekday broadcast with the daily "CBS This Morning Podcast.” Listen to in-depth and insightful conversations with newsmakers, authors, executives, celebrities and CBS News reporters. 

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Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, writer and director Andrew Heckler joins CBS News' Jamie Wax to discuss his new film, "Burden," starring Forest Whitaker, Garrett Hedlund, Tim Wilkinson and Usher. Heckler explains how bringing this true story to the big screen was a 20 year passion project. The winner of the Audience Award at Sundance, "Burden" tells the story of a black congregation that helps an orphan raised within the Ku Klux Klan to leave the group. Heckler says the film is about love conquering hate.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, author Tomi Adeyemi tells CBS News’ Errol Barnett how she overcame rejection and hurdles to pursue her dream of writing young adult fantasy novels. With the success of her debut novel, “Children of Blood and Bone,” Adeyemi discusses her new book “Children of Virtue and Vengeance.”
Scottish actor Richard Rankin, who portrays Roger MacKenzie on "Outlander," joins CBS News contributor Jamie Wax to discuss the genre-bending series. Rankin reflects on the show’s popularity, filming in his homeland, and how the show has continued evolve over the past five seasons.
February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about heart health and what we can do to prevent heart disease. Dr. Jennifer Mieres is one of the leading experts and patient advocates of heart health in women. She joins CBS News medical contributor and cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula to discuss why heart disease is the leading cause of death for women — more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. Dr. Mieres, the senior vice president of the Center for Equity of Care at Northwell Health, explains why African American and Hispanic women are at even greater risk for heart disease. She shares the spectrum of symptoms women should watch for and ways to improve heart health.
Science journalist Lydia Denworth has written a book about the phenomenon of friendship and how the bonds we form with our friends are not just pleasant, but essential. She tells CBS News' Errol Barnett what she learned while researching "Friendship: The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life's Fundamental Bond." Denworth explains how studying baboons and other primates helped scientists understand the physical benefits of friendships — plus, why social media isn't as detrimental to our bonds as some might think.
Going out for a drink has never been more expensive. Since 2003, federal data shows a 57 percent spike in the cost of alcoholic beverages at bars and restaurants. Co-host Tony Dokoupil traveled around the country to bars and barely farms to see what's behind the drastic change. He speaks with Ralph Brennan, head of the Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group, which owns several iconic restaurants in New Orleans.
The Oscar-winning writing duo of Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, behind the new film "Downhill" starring Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, tell CBS News' Vladimir Duthiers why they decided to remake the 2014 European film "Force Majeure" for an American audience. They explain how they formed their successful partnership and whether they want to spend more time in front of the camera. Faxon and Rash previously won an Oscar for co-writing "The Descendants" with Alexander Payne.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, child psychologist and CBS News contributor Lisa Damour joins CBS News’ Reena Ninan to answer parenting questions. From whether parents should provide alcohol to minors in a controlled environment to addressing anxiety in children, Damour offers some advice on what parents can do. She also provides some help on how to address death and loss with a child, handling tantrums and parenting a bully. If you have a question you would like to ask Lisa Damour regarding parenting, email
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, host and executive producer of the successful podcast "Up & Vanished," Payne Lindsey, joins CBS News’ Anne-Marie Green to discuss why so many people are drawn to the true crime genre. Lindsey shares what prompted him to look into cases of missing people and how he is now bringing his investigations to television with a new “Up & Vanished” series debuting this Saturday on Oxygen.
 Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, "The Daily Show" correspondents Roy Wood Jr. and Ronny Chieng join CBS News' Jamie Wax to discuss their comedic processes and what they've learned from one another while sharing an office. They discuss balancing their standup careers (which include successful comedy specials) with the demanding grind of "The Daily Show." They share how the show has made their comedy more poignant and why they remain committed to being "truth-tellers." Comedy Central is part of ViacomCBS.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, legendary talk show host Dick Cavett discusses his new HBO documentary "Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes" with "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason. He shares how his unlikely friendship with former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali developed. Cavett also tells Mason how he went from working the copy desk at Time magazine to getting a job working for Jack Parr.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, linguist Dennis Baron joins CBS News' Reena Ninan to discuss his new book, "What's Your Pronoun? Beyond He and She.” Baron, a professor of English and linguistics at the University of Illinois, explains how the centuries-long history of gender neutral pronouns relates to the current debate over people seeking an option beyond he and she. Baron explains the significance of pronouns when determining our rights and identities and why singular they has gained more acceptance in recent years.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Vulture's film critic Alison Willmore joins CBS News' Jamie Wax to preview this Sunday's Academy Awards. Willmore explains why Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger are the actors to beat, plus the movie she says will likely take home the best picture Oscar. They also discuss who they think should have been nominated and why they're optimistic Hollywood will continue producing films that brings people out to the theaters, as opposed to only catering to streaming networks.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula explores the public health and global policy implications of the coronoavirus epidemic with global health expert Laurie Garrett and expert on Chinese domestic and foreign policy, Elizabeth Economy. Garrett, a Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer, explains how the outbreak compares to other crises like the SARS outbreak in 2003. And Economy discusses what coronoavirus tells us about China, Chinese politics and President Xi Jinping.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, former NFL player turned filmmaker Matthew A. Cherry joins national correspondent Jericka Duncan to discuss his Oscar-nominated animated short film, "Hair Love," which tells the story of a black father doing his daughter's hair for the first time. Cherry discusses why it's important to normalize natural hair and expand representation in Hollywood. Plus, he shares what it was like to pivot to a new career after playing football and what it means to follow in the footsteps of Kobe Bryant, who was the first professional athlete to be nominated for an Oscar for the 2018 animated short "Dear Basketball."
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, The Sunday Times' royal correspondent Roya Nikkhah discusses the latest with the British royal family with correspondent Vladimir Duthiers. Nikkhah tells us why Britian is feeling a great level of sadness about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's desire to move to North America and give up their royal duties. She explains what a post-royal public life will look like and why being half-in and half-out just wasn't going to work. She also discusses Prince Andrew's relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and Prince Charles' desire to have a slimmed down monarchy.
Why the Iowa Caucus Matters

Why the Iowa Caucus Matters


Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe talks with Iowa-based CBS News campaign reporters Musadiq Bidar and Adam Brewster about what they've learned while traveling more than 20,000 miles each throughout the Hawkeye State. They discuss the issues that Iowa voters are most passionate about how the caucus system works. Plus, Bidar and Brewster explain which candidates have built the strongest campaign infrastructures in the state, how the race has evolved since the summer and why it's important for a candidate to do well in Iowa.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News special correspondent and host of The NFL Today on CBS discusses what we can expect this Sunday from the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers as they face off during Super Bowl LIV. Will Tom Brady's former understudy Jimmy Garoppolo be able to bring the Lombardi trophy to the Bay Area with the help of the team's defense? Or will the Chief's much beloved coach Andy Reid and team leader Patrick Mahomes bring Kansas City their first Super Bowl win in 50 years? Brown breaks it all down plus discusses the storied history of the two franchises and why he never makes predictions.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, hear former Lakers head athletic trainer Gary Vitti's full conversation with "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson as he remembers Kobe Bryant. The two met when Bryant was 17 years old, entering the NBA out of high school in 1996. They continued working together for all of Bryant's 20 seasons with the Lakers. Vitti discusses the special relationship between an athletic trainer and an athlete. He remembers Bryant as a competitive player with a winning mentality, but most importantly as a family man who cared deeply about his community and mentoring the next generations. Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others died Sunday in a helicopter crash.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Financial Times U.S. editor-at-large Gillian Tett joins CBS News' Errol Barnett to discuss the United Kingdom's impending departure from the European Union. Tett, who is also the chair of the editorial board, explains why the exit will take place at 11 p.m. on Friday, instead of midnight. She also discusses the uncertainty surrounding how the split will play out on the world stage, in terms of travel, trade and immigration. Tett describes the Brexit-fatigue many people are feeling and the longing to return what she refers to as Britain's "boring" politics.
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