The Constitution guarantees that those who stand trial for a crime must have the "assistance of counsel," and so those who cannot afford an attorney will have one appointed to them by the court. But as Lee Cowan discovered, for many facing charges, being represented by a public defender often means no defense at all.
In 2012 legendary country singer Glen Campbell was honored with a lifetime Grammy Award, celebrating a career that boasted such hits as "Galveston" and "Rhinestone Cowboy." But the singer, suffering from Alzheimer's, was facing his final tour - a farewell in more ways than one. Anthony Mason caught up with Campbell for this Emmy-nominated profile that was originally broadcast on February 12, 2012. (Campbell died on August 8, 2017, at age 81.)
On the island of Sardinia, thousands of firms are not using traditional money to buy, sell, or pay salaries. They use Sardex, a virtual currency that allows businesses to earn and spend without relying on the euro, or on banks that wouldn't lend. Seth Doane reports on how the Mediterranean island is creating a new kind of wealth.
Hater is a dating app like no other: instead of matching you up with people that love the same things you do, it creates profiles based on what you hate. Founder Brendan Alper thinks mutual dis-likes are a better sign of compatibility than mutual likes, and there are studies that seem to back him up. Susan Spencer tests it out. (Originally broadcast April 9, 2017.)
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Renée Byer has traveled the world to capture the face of people living on one dollar a day. She's used her camera to help bring to light conditions of extreme poverty, and inspired many to help. Tony Dokoupil reports. (An earlier version of this report originally aired on April 9, 2017.)
Kit Kat candy is exceedingly popular in Japan, where the name itself promises good luck. Up to five million Kit Kat bars are sold every day, in dozens more varieties and flavors than just the familiar chocolate bar available in the U.S. Mo Rocca samples some luxury Kit Kats. (Originally broadcast April 9, 2017.)