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Johnnie Cochran Leaves Behind Rich Legal Legacy

Lawyer Johnnie Cochran, who led the defense team that won an acquittal for O.J. Simpson, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of a brain tumor at age 67. A look back at the life and career of the celebrity attorney who became a household name, thanks to the Simpson trial.

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Ina Jaffe is a veteran NPR correspondent covering the aging of America. Her stories on Morning Edition and All Things Considered have focused on older adults' involvement in politics and elections, dating and divorce, work and retirement, fashion and sports, as well as issues affecting long term care and end of life choices. In 2015, she was named one of the nation's top "Influencers in Aging" by PBS publication Next Avenue, which wrote "Jaffe has reinvented reporting on aging."