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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

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

Silencing Science

1/5/2019
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President Donald Trump says he doubts humans have much of a role in climate change. His administration has downplayed the science of climate change and sought to silence scientists working for the federal government. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:50:41

Take No Prisoners (rebroadcast)

12/29/2018
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In the carnage that followed the Battle of the Bulge in 1944, there was one incident that top military commanders hoped would be concealed. It’s the story of an American war crime nearly forgotten to history. **Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:50:50

The City (Revealed)

12/22/2018
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A giant mysterious illegal dump in Chicago was part of a federal investigation that brought down a dozen corrupt politicians, but it left neighborhood residents angry and feeling used. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:54:51

Sins of the Fathers

12/15/2018
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In Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, the Catholic church had a problem with Jesuit priests sexually abusing children. The church’s first solution was to send the priests to remote Native villages, but there they continued to abuse. So the church tried something else: hiding them in plain sight. *Listeners should know that this episode includes descriptions of abuse and predatory behavior, and is not a story for all listeners. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal...

Duration:00:54:51

Monumental Lies

12/8/2018
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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.” We team up with The Investigative Fund and discover how public money is supporting this false version of history. 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:00:55:42

Al Letson Reveals: Jerome Corsi

12/3/2018
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Duration:00:08:08

Trial and terror (rebroadcast)

12/1/2018
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The recent killing of 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue refocused the nation’s attention on right-wing extremist terrorists. Meanwhile, the Trump administration points to radical Islam as the bigger threat to security. On this episode of Reveal, we investigate which terror threats get tracked and which are ignored. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:54:07

Burning Hotter and Faster

11/24/2018
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Half of California’s 10 worst wildfires have struck in the last two years. We look at the recent Camp Fire, which is the deadliest and most destructive in state history. And we revisit an investigation from earlier this year looking at how extreme wildfires are breaking our emergency response systems. Produced in partnership with KQED. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:53:59

Case Cleared (Part 2)

11/17/2018
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He seemed to confess to the crime, twice to his ex-girlfriend, once to police. But prosecutors never charged him. The reasons why show how rape myths continue to influence how justice is meted out in America. Reported in partnership with Newsy and ProPublica.

Duration:00:52:09

Case Cleared (Part 1)

11/10/2018
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When police closed the rape case against Bryan Kind, they made it look like it had been solved. But he never was arrested – or even charged. We team up with Newsy and ProPublica to investigate how police across the country make it seem like they’re solving more rape cases than they actually are. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:53:05