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From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. The Atlantic says “the experience of each episode is akin to a spoonful of sugar, even when it’s telling a story about Richard Spencer’s cotton farms or a man’s final days as a heroin addict.” Reveal is a project of The Center for Investigative Reporting and is co-produced with PRX. The show is hosted by Al Letson and partners with reporters and newsrooms around the world, including The Washington Post, ProPublica, APM, The Marshall Project and The Investigative Fund. Reveal is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and has won many broadcast journalism awards, including a duPont and three national Emmys.

From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. The Atlantic says “the experience of each episode is akin to a spoonful of sugar, even when it’s telling a story about Richard Spencer’s cotton farms or a man’s final days as a heroin addict.” Reveal is a project of The Center for Investigative Reporting and is co-produced with PRX. The show is hosted by Al Letson and partners with reporters and newsrooms around the world, including The Washington Post, ProPublica, APM, The Marshall Project and The Investigative Fund. Reveal is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and has won many broadcast journalism awards, including a duPont and three national Emmys.

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From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. The Atlantic says “the experience of each episode is akin to a spoonful of sugar, even when it’s telling a story about Richard Spencer’s cotton farms or a man’s final days as a heroin addict.” Reveal is a project of The Center for Investigative Reporting and is co-produced with PRX. The show is hosted by Al Letson and partners with reporters and newsrooms around the world, including The Washington Post, ProPublica, APM, The Marshall Project and The Investigative Fund. Reveal is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and has won many broadcast journalism awards, including a duPont and three national Emmys.

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English


Episodes

An Old Hate Goes Viral

7/1/2020
Since the coronavirus started spreading in the United States, members of the Asian American/Pacific Islander community have been verbally assaulted, coughed at and spit on, and even physically attacked. This is the latest chapter in an ongoing saga of hate and racism spreading alongside a public health crisis. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:16:06

The Evolution of All-American Terrorism

6/27/2020
The Trump years have seen an increase in domestic terrorist attacks linked by hateful ideologies that thrive online. Reveal teams up with Type Investigations to track each case and determine what the government has done to fight them. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:54:31

Unrepentant

6/20/2020
Despite revelations of clergy sex abuse and promises of transparency, a prominent Jesuit university does little to punish priests who cross the line. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:51:54

Divided States of the Pandemic

6/13/2020
The federal government’s early failures to manage the coronavirus shifted a heavy burden to local officials. We look at how decision-makers in two states, California and Florida, found their way to shutdown and beyond. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:51:12

The Uprising

6/6/2020
As Americans take to the streets, we hear from the person prosecuting the police officers charged in George Floyd’s killing. We also hear from protesters around the country and remember the history of policing in black communities. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:49:09

Home School

5/30/2020
Online learning works only if you can get online. Why tens of thousands of families are still caught on the wrong side of the digital divide. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:50:52

Reproducing Racism

5/23/2020
As racial disparities in health come into the spotlight amid COVID-19, we explore how the legacy of racism affects maternal health in the U.S. Plus, we hear from doctors working hard to turn things around. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:50:59

Homewreckers (Rebroadcast)

5/16/2020
After the housing bust, a group of men profited by destroying the American dream of homeownership for hundreds of thousands of families. On Reveal, we learn how these Homewreckers did it and expose how that’s putting our economy at risk amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This episode originally was broadcast Oct. 19, 2019. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:52:33

(Un)protected

5/9/2020
At a time when America is relying on health care workers more than ever, we look at why there’s not enough protective gear to keep them safe. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:51:45

Harpooned by Facebook (Rebroadcast)

5/2/2020
As the pandemic sends more people online looking for entertainment, we look at how Facebook and other companies gather information about their users and turn it into profits. This episode originally was broadcast Aug. 3, 2019. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:53:41

Pandemic, Protests and Profits

4/25/2020
Protesters around the country are pushing to loosen stay-at-home orders, even though health experts say that could lead to a spike in coronavirus cases. Meanwhile, some Amazon workers say not enough is being done to protect them. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:51:21

The Cost of COVID-19

4/18/2020
Can the biggest stimulus in modern U.S. history stave off home foreclosures, save businesses and prevent the worst economic crash since the Great Depression? Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:50:27

Detained and Exposed

4/11/2020
Social distancing, hand-washing and self-isolation are supposed to keep us safe from the coronavirus. But if you’re locked up in an immigrant detention center, it’s impossible to follow those rules. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:52:58

Essential Workers

4/4/2020
While much of America shelters in place, farmworkers, grocery store clerks and airline employees remain on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. But what’s being done to protect them from catching and spreading the virus? Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:51:06

Quarantine Nation

3/28/2020
Quarantines are supposed to contain the new coronavirus, but are the right people going into isolation, and are federal guidelines strong enough? Plus, why California abandoned medical stockpiles that could help doctors treat COVID-19. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:51:59

COVID-19 in the ER

3/21/2020
As the new coronavirus spreads, an ER doctor in Seattle explains how he and other front-line physicians are learning to treat patients and keep themselves safe. Plus, more than eight years after the end of the Iraq War, an Iraqi man is suing a U.S. company that ran interrogations at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:51:43

A Message from Reveal

3/19/2020
Al Letson with a programming note on Reveal's upcoming episodes

Duration:00:01:04

Containing the Coronavirus

3/14/2020
As the new coronavirus spreads through the U.S., we chronicle how it came to California, with the voices of first responders, experts and passengers quarantined on a cruise ship docked in San Francisco Bay. Plus, we hear the story of an African American man who decades ago was shot and killed by a police officer who later became leader of the Ku Klux Klan. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:52:17

American Rehab (Trailer)

3/11/2020
Reveal is launching its first serialized investigation: American Rehab. In the midst of the worst opioid crisis in America’s history, Reveal uncovers a type of rehab that is flourishing by turning tens of thousands of people desperate for treatment into an unpaid workforce. The eight-episode series will run in Reveal’s podcast feed from March 28 to May 2, 2020.

Duration:00:02:26

The Refuge Revealed

3/7/2020
Oil rigs may soon be coming to the nation’s largest wildlife refuge. We find out what that could mean to the people who live there. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:52:08