Dov Charney demonstrated that clothes "Made in America" could be hip and trendy at the same time making big money. His largely immigrant workforce worked in "no-sweatshop conditions" in downtown LA. Just when the magic ended is a matter of legal dispute, but less than a year since Charney was fired for alleged sexual harassment, American Apparel now says bankruptcy may be near. What's at stake for the garment industry in Southern California?
Also, it may not have been his idea, but Governor Brown has created new opportunity for the "right to die" to become law in California.
Photo: Dov Charney