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As of 2013, there have only been two permanent hosts for the show, both named Charles, firstly Charles Kuralt (January 28, 1979 - April 3, 1994), and secondly Charles Osgood (April 10, 1994 - present/2013).
Vladimir Horowitz's highly acclaimed 1986 Moscow recital, now known as "Horowitz in Moscow", was first televised live, on 23 April 1986, as an episode of this long-running series. It won such acclaim that it was repeated two months later.
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The best known of several trademarks for the program is a changing variety of drawn, or sculpted, or animated, or crocheted, or other representations of smiling suns.
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There are several special broadcasts per year, known as "issues," which are dedicated to one subject, such as the annual food issue, money issue, or music issue.
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One of several trademarks for the program is the Sunday Morning "Moment of Nature," which is a one to two minute video of a natural setting, and often featuring live animals native to that setting, usually from one of the US National Parks. The segment is the close out for each program.
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Since 1994, the sign off for the program has been Charles Osgood's signature, "Please join us again next Sunday morning, until then, I'll see you on the radio".
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The principle substitute host for the program, when Charles Osgood is ill, on vacation, or otherwise unavailable, is Anthony Mason, who is also CBS News senior business correspondent, and Co-Anchor of CBS This Morning: Saturday (2012).
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The lead story of the program each Sunday is called "Our Cover Story."
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