60 Minutes June 23 2013
New DNA evidence, a political protest, and the future of design were the subjects of this week’s reports on 60 Minutes. Here are the stories, including a Michael Morton update, the Pussy Riot protestors, and IDEO’s David Kelley.
60 Minutes: Wrongfully Convicted DNA Evidence & Prosecutor Misconduct
After more than two decades in prison for his wife’s murder, Michael Morton cleared his name thanks to DNA evidence. His legal team claimed that the prosecutor in the case, Ken Anderson, intentionally withheld evidence that would have proved Morton’s innocence from the start. See what both sides have to say about prosecutorial misconduct in Texas.
60 Minutes: Michael Morton Update
2013 has been a banner year for Michael Morton. He recently married a woman he met through his church. He also witnessed the signing of new legislation named for him that requires prosecutors to deliver investigative evidence to defense teams.
60 Minutes: Ken Anderson Update
Ken Anderson was arrested in April 2013 when that special inquiry concluded there was probable cause that he withheld evidence. He is currently out on bail and remains on the bench as a judge in the meantime.
60 Minutes: David Kelley IDEO, Design Thinking & Hasso Plattner School
David Kelley is the founder of IDEO, a design thinking firm that uses intuition and empathy to create or improve products that are part of our everyday lives. See how a new generation of interdisciplinary students is being trained in this ideology at the Hasso Plattner School, and find out what’s next for the man who worked closely with Apple’s Steve Jobs for so many years.
60 Minutes: Punk Band Pussy Riot Vs Russian President Vladimir Putin
Their concert was short, but it sparked an international controversy. Now, some members of the Russian punk protest band Pussy Riot are behind bars, while others are in hiding. See what the fallout has been, more than a year after what some say was a sacrilegious and offensive display.