Derek Collins

Steve Martin and Martin Short on 35-year bond

In part two of their Sunday Sitdown with Willie Geist, “Only Murders in the Building” stars Steve Martin and Martin Short open up about getting to work together professionally while maintaining their friendship for 35 years. “We got along instantly,” Martin says. “We immediately bonded through laughter – and Scrabble,” Short adds.

Daughter finds healing as 9/11 museum guide

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Amy Hargrave was 4 years old when her father, T.J. Hargrave, died in the terror attacks at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. As she struggled with grief, her family suggested she volunteer at the National Sept. 11 Museum in New York City. In this week’s Sunday Focus, she sits down with Willie Geist and shares how talking about her dad while connecting with visitors has helped her healing process.

The power of nostalgia

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A quick look at the headlines this week might cause you to do a double take at the calendar. The return of ‘Blue’s Clues’ original host, the latest installment of ‘The Matrix,’ and a new television series on former President Bill Clinton’s impeachment have many people revisiting the past. David Litt, former Obama speechwriter, Politico’s Eugene Daniels, and NPR’s Ayesha Rascoe joined NBC’s Joshua Johnson to discuss why we may need nostalgia now more than ever.

Flight attendant pushes beverage cart 220 miles

Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist runs through the Highs and Lows of the week, including the tribute by retired flight attendant Paul Veneto, who had the day off from his regular route on United Flight 175 on Sept. 11, 2001. To honor the lives lost that day, he pushed a beverage cart over 200 miles from Logan Airport in Boston to ground zero in New York City, arriving on Saturday.

Woman free-climbs El Capitan in one day

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A 34-year-old woman, Emily Harrington, has become the first woman to free-climb the famed Golden Gate route of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in under 24 hours. Natalie Morales reports live from Tahoe City, California. She describes the moment she slipped and gashed her forehead, then decided, “I deserved to try one more time.”

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