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The official free download of the award-winning radio program “Reveal,” produced by The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. Hidden stories, uncovered – that's what this show is about. It takes you deep inside stories that impact your world, revealing injustice and holding the powerful accountable. The first-of-its-kind investigative program on public radio, "Reveal" is hosted by Al Letson and updated regularly.

The official free download of the award-winning radio program “Reveal,” produced by The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. Hidden stories, uncovered – that's what this show is about. It takes you deep inside stories that impact your world, revealing injustice and holding the powerful accountable. The first-of-its-kind investigative program on public radio, "Reveal" is hosted by Al Letson and updated regularly.
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The official free download of the award-winning radio program “Reveal,” produced by The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. Hidden stories, uncovered – that's what this show is about. It takes you deep inside stories that impact your world, revealing injustice and holding the powerful accountable. The first-of-its-kind investigative program on public radio, "Reveal" is hosted by Al Letson and updated regularly.

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Episodes

The Unpaid Cost of Elder Care

5/18/2019
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Residential care homes seem like the perfect place for Mom or Grandpa to live out their golden years, but their home-like facades are hiding rampant wage theft and exploitation of caregivers. Reveal’s Jen Gollan takes us into her investigation of the care-home industry. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:52:40

When Tasers Fail

5/11/2019
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A Taser is supposed to help police resolve a situation without using their guns. But in police departments across America, Tasers aren’t always living up to their promise, sometimes with lethal results. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:52:48

Monumental Lies (Rebroadcast)

5/4/2019
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Myths of the Civil War and slavery are being kept alive at Confederate monuments, where visitors hear stories of “benevolent slave owners” and enslaved people “contented with their lot.” Plus, an artist finds herself in the middle of the creation of New Mexico’s most controversial historical monument. * *Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:53:15

America’s Drug War, Revealed

4/27/2019
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How a baggie of crack cocaine packed with fear, distortion and misconceptions, and one presidential address in the 1980s, helped shape the war on drugs. * *Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:53:47

Farm Wars

4/20/2019
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The herbicide dicamba is causing a civil war in farm country. Plus, honeybee rustling in California’s almond groves. Lastly, sulfur and its link to asthma in children. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:53:14

Flood Thy Neighbor (Rebroadcast)

4/13/2019
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Some people who live along the Mississippi River are willing to do anything to keep their homes and farms safe from flooding – even if it means inundating their own neighbors. This week, we team up with ProPublica to investigate how rising waters have set off a race to build the highest levee. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:52:10

Trans National Migration

4/6/2019
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We meet an immigration judge who rejected nearly every asylum case that came before her, then follow a transgender woman as she tries to claim asylum. Finally, we go to Turkey, where young Afghan women are trying to leave their past behind. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:51:58

Captain Boycott

4/4/2019
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Before there were boycotts, there was Captain Boycott. Meet the man who gave name to a new kind of protest. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:15:30

The Right to Boycott

3/30/2019
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“It is wrong to boycott Israel” is a bipartisan message. But is banning the boycott a violation of First Amendment rights? Also, the story of a man who is trying to boycott Israel while living under Israeli occupation. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:37:57

Behind Trump's Energy Dominance (Rebroadcast)

3/23/2019
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Reveal received a secret recording of oil industry executives rejoicing over the “unprecedented access” they have to David Bernhardt, the No. 2 official at the Interior Department. President Donald Trump has nominated Bernhardt to the top slot at the department, following the resignation of Ryan Zinke, and Bernhardt’s confirmation hearings are this week. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:53:00

Pizzagate: A Slice of Fake News (Rebroadcast)

3/16/2019
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A journey into the world of right-wing Twitter trolls, pro-Trump political operatives and fake-news profiteers from St. Louis to Macedonia, to answer one big question: How did America become a post-truth country? Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:52:33

Bitter Custody

3/9/2019
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A controversial theory about child abuse is swaying family court judges to award custody to parents accused of harming kids. We trace the origins of “parental alienation.” ** *Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.*

Duration:00:52:15

A Desperate Bargain

3/2/2019
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Parents are forced to give up custody to get their children medical and psychological treatments. Also, a Trump administration practice forces parents to risk deportation in order to claim their kids from government shelters. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:50:55

The red line: Racial disparities in lending (Rebroadcast)

2/23/2019
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It’s been 10 years since the great housing bust and lending is back for some Americans, but not for others. In dozens of cities across the country, lenders are more likely to deny loans to applicants of color than white ones. On this episode of Reveal, we dig into the new redlining. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:52:39

Five Years on Nauru

2/16/2019
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Children refusing to eat, talk, or even drink water. A surreal mental illness sweeps across families stuck in an Australian immigrant detention camp on a tiny island nation in the South Pacific. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:53:15

Lasting Impact

2/9/2019
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In Oregon, the concussion protocols that were supposed to keep high school athletes safe end up falling short for a star quarterback. ** *Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.*

Duration:00:51:26

When They Took My Son (rebroadcast)

2/2/2019
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We examine the stories of two families separated in 2018 at the U.S.-Mexico border and how what happened to them matches up with what the government said was supposed to happen. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:51:36

The Mystery of Mountain Jane Doe (rebroadcast)

1/26/2019
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Investigators dig up an unidentified murder victim, 45 years after she was buried, in an attempt to give her back her name. The exhumation leads to a series of unexpected revelations about who she was and why she may have been killed. Her case speaks to the complexity – and importance – of opening up cold cases. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:52:03

The Military's Deadliest Helicopter

1/19/2019
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How did one helicopter become the deadliest aircraft in the US military? To find out, Reveal partners with Investigative Studios, the production arm of the Investigative Reporting Program at the University of California Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:52:40

The Pentagon Papers: Secrets, lies and leaks (rebroadcast)

1/12/2019
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In 1971, a 22-year-old journalist named Robert Rosenthal got a call from his boss at The New York Times. He told him to go to room 1111 of the Hilton Hotel, bring enough clothes for at least a month and not tell anyone. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:51:06