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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

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

Working Through the Pain at Tesla

11/3/2018
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After being called out for hiding worker injuries at its factory, Tesla decides to double down. Plus, a report card on diversity in Silicon Valley. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:54:01

Coming Soon: Working Through the Pain at Tesla

11/1/2018
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After being called out for hiding worker injuries at its factory, Tesla doubles down. Hear a sneak preview of our latest investigation.

Duration:00:02:51

The Storm After the Storm

10/27/2018
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Doctors in Puerto Rico are outraged at the government’s unexpected decision to declare the Zika crisis over in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Plus, communities in Houston and North Carolina struggle to put their homes and lives back together. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:53:19

Coming Soon: The Storm After the Storm

10/25/2018
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2017 was the worst hurricane season on record. A year later, we look at how Hurricane Harvey has made it almost impossible for people to find affordable housing in Houston. Listen to a sneak preview of this Saturday’s episode.

Duration:00:02:45

Who Gets to Vote?

10/20/2018
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Approaching 2018’s midterms, the country has its eyes locked on Georgia’s governor’s race. It’s a close contest between Stacey Abrams, a former state congresswoman who could become the first-ever black female governor in America and Brian Kemp, a tough-talking Trump loyalist with a penchant for the Second Amendment. The race has become a battleground for many of America’s most pressing concerns about democracy – from voter suppression to election security. Don’t miss out on the next big...

Duration:00:53:07

Coming Soon: Who Gets to Vote?

10/18/2018
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Get a sneak preview of Saturday’s show where we investigate voter suppression ahead of the midterm elections. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:02:44

Hunting the Ghost Fleet (rebroadcast)

10/13/2018
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We hike through the jungles of El Salvador to find an elusive fleet of shark-fishing boats implicated in overfishing and possible human trafficking. Then we join a UN mission to intercept a crewmember from one of those boats who might be a victim of human trafficking. Finally, we investigate a U.S.-based seafood company that purports to be a model of sustainability. From reporters Sarah Blaskey, Ben Feibleman, Robin McDowell, Margie Mason and Martha Mendoza, producer Michael Montgomery, and...

Duration:00:53:20

10 Years or Life

10/6/2018
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An accused man faces an impossible choice in New Orleans. Plus, a new district attorney in Philadelphia sets out to undo the work of those who came before him. From reporters Eve Abrams and Laura Starecheski, and editor Catherine Winter.

Duration:00:52:19

When They Took My Son

9/29/2018
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A 6-year-old child sleeps in a vacant office building, surrounded by strangers. An infant is taken from his breastfeeding mother. We examine the stories of two families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border and how what happened to them matches up with what the government said was supposed to happen. From Reveal’s Aura Bogado, and Neena Satija (who also works with our partners at The Texas Tribune), Anayansi Diaz-Cortes, along with Casey Miner. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the...

Duration:00:52:58

Coming Soon: When They Took My Son

9/27/2018
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At 7 years old, Wilson was taken from his mother as part of the Trump administration’s policy of family separation this summer. Our next show tells you what happened to him.

Duration:00:04:21

Never Meet Your (Super) Heroes

9/22/2018
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There’s a new battlefield in the culture wars: comic books. The alt-right now has gotten in the business, led by a buxom, Confederate flag-waving superhero named Rebel and a white vigilante who turns immigrants over to ICE. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:54:37

Misconceptions (rebroadcast)

9/15/2018
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Desperate to have a child, a couple puts its trust in a fertility clinic that promises more than it can deliver. They enter a world where some clinics take unnecessary risks to make them look far more successful than they are in reality. From reporter Jonathan Jones and Reveal’s Bernice Yeung and Emily Harris. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:55:40

The Messy Truth About Victim Compensation

9/8/2018
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Victim compensation funds are supposed to help victims of crime cover lost wages or funeral expenses. But Reveal teamed up with The Marshall Project and discovered that in some states, African Americans are disproportionately hurt by rules on how that money is handed out. Then, Reveal reporters Amy Julia Harris and Shoshana Walter uncover a scheme at a drug rehabilitation facility in the mountains of North Carolina, where clients are being used as a source of free labor. Don’t miss out on...

Duration:00:56:00

Flood Thy Neighbor

9/1/2018
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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:00:53:09

How Bernie Made Off: Are we safe from the next Ponzi scheme? (rebroadcast)

8/25/2018
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*This show was originally broadcast February 3, 2018. *It’s been ten years since former NASDAQ chairman Bernie Madoff was arrested for committing one of the largest financial crimes in U.S. history. For decades he ran a Ponzi scheme from a secret office in New York, duping thousands of investors out of billions of dollars. Many of them lost everything when the house of cards fell. How did Madoff pull it off? And what steps have regulators taken in the past decade to ensure that it doesn’t...

Duration:00:52:44

Across the Desert and the Sea (rebroadcast)

8/18/2018
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African migrants fleeing persecution or seeking opportunity often end up in Libya, where they are tortured and trafficked. Many try to escape to Europe, only to be intercepted at sea and returned to Libya. On this episode of Reveal, we trace their journey and explore how Europe’s immigration policy is helping Libyan warlords and putting migrants at risk. This episode was originally broadcast on May 19, 2018. In the first segment, reporter Raphaël Krafft takes us to the open waters off the...

Duration:00:53:55

No place to run (rebroadcast)

8/11/2018
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In Texas, the foster care system is failing the vulnerable children it’s meant to protect, leaving many without a safe place to live. Foster children often end up on the streets or in jail, which is one of the few places where they can receive treatment services. This week we look into the crisis in foster care, and efforts to fix it. Don’t miss out on the next big story. Get the Weekly Reveal newsletter today.

Duration:00:52:43

Trapped: Abuse and Neglect in Private Care

8/4/2018
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Deep in the backroads of central Florida, hidden between trees dripping with Spanish moss, sits the campus of an infamous center for the developmentally disabled. Its story shows what can happen when families have nowhere else to find care for their loved ones. After years of complaints, Carlton Palms is finally being shut down. But its parent company, Bellwether Behavioral Health, is still running group homes across the country, where new allegations have arisen. WNYC reporter Audrey...

Duration:00:52:54