Reportedly, over 4 million people are displaced in the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan left most of the developing country without water or electricity. Bob talks to Juanita Rilling, Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Center for International Disaster Information (USAID CIDI) about how we can help.
Then, here are some descriptors that have followed Alan Dershowitz’s name: “the nation’s most peripatetic civil liberties lawyer” and one of its “most distinguished defenders of individual rights,” “the best-known criminal lawyer in the world,” “the top lawyer of last resort,” and “America’s most public Jewish defender.” Dershowitz has been on the faculty at Harvard Law School since he was 25. And while he’s known for many of his celebrity clients such as Claus von Bülow, O.J. Simpson and Mike Tyson, he has also represented many indigent defendants and takes half of his cases pro bono. Dershowitz tells his life story in a new book titled Taking the Stand. [Broadcast Date: December 9, 2013]