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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

#MeToo: Rape on the Night Shift

1/20/2018
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The #MeToo movement has swept from Hollywood to Capitol Hill. The careers of powerful men ended as women spoke out against workplace harassment and assault. On this episode of Reveal, we look at what happens when the people involved aren’t celebrities or powerful. We team up with KQED, the UC Berkeley Investigative Reporting Program, FRONTLINE and Univision … Continue reading #MeToo: Rape on the Night Shift →

Duration: 00:52:44


The mystery of Mountain Jane Doe

1/13/2018
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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 … Continue reading The mystery of Mountain Jane Doe →

Duration: 00:52:18


The Tide is High

1/6/2018
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The damage inflicted on the United States by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria will likely make the 2017 hurricane season the costliest in our history. But what is the government doing to prepare for the storms yet to come. In this hour, Reveal goes to Texas, Louisiana and Puerto Rico to investigate the government policies … Continue reading The Tide is High →

Duration: 00:52:31


A Revealing Year

12/30/2017
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Reveal has had a busy year – our team has chased stories from Oklahoma to Bermuda. We exposed a rehab program that provides labor at a chicken processing plant that’s been called a slave camp and followed the money trail of the Paradise Papers, leaked documents that revealed international tax shelters for some of America’s … Continue reading A Revealing Year →

Duration: 00:53:42


Fire and Justice

12/23/2017
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In 1988, two powerful explosions shook Kansas City, Missouri, killing six firefighters. Nine years later, five people were convicted of arson and sent to prison for life – but were they innocent? Reveal investigates problems in the case and whether federal agents pressured witnesses to lie. We also follow the life of one of the … Continue reading Fire and Justice →

Duration: 00:52:36


The Pentagon Papers: Secrets, lies and leaks

12/16/2017
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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. elections seems to yield a new bombshell every week. Amid such high-profile revelations, we revisit a decades-old story that echoes to this day among the powerful in the nation’s capital. This episode of Reveal tells the story of Daniel Ellsberg, a former government strategist … Continue reading The Pentagon Papers: Secrets, lies and leaks →

Duration: 00:51:50


Institutions of Higher Earning

12/9/2017
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Across the country, universities are being criticized over issues of money: from how they spend their endowments, to how they raise tuition, to how they award financial aid. Many students are feeling the pinch. They’re going into debt to pay for their education, or abandoning their dreams of a college degree altogether. This week on … Continue reading Institutions of Higher Earning →

Duration: 00:53:05


Where criminals get their guns

12/1/2017
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Across the country, criminals are arming themselves in unexpected ways. In Florida, they’re stealing guns from unlocked cars and gun stores. In other places, they’re getting them from the police themselves, as cash-strapped departments sell their used weapons to buy new ones. On this episode of Reveal, we learn where criminals get their guns and … Continue reading Where criminals get their guns →

Duration: 00:53:06


Her own devices: Is a contraceptive implant making us sick?

11/25/2017
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In Texas, women with limited access to abortions are traveling across the border to find a drug that will induce miscarriages. In Mississippi, anti-abortion groups are opening crisis pregnancy centers across from abortion clinics to persuade women to keep their babies. And one company offers permanent birth control through the insertion of a simple device … Continue reading Her own devices: Is a contraceptive implant making us sick? →

Duration: 00:53:33


Pizzagate: A slice of fake news

11/18/2017
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On this episode of Reveal, we look at #Pizzagate. This story takes us into the world of right-wing Twitter trolls, pro-Trump political operatives and fake-news profiteers from St. Louis to Macedonia. Reveal unravels how this conspiracy theory spread and tries to answer one big question: How did America become a post-truth country? — To explore … Continue reading Pizzagate: A slice of fake news →

Duration: 00:53:17


Losing ground

11/11/2017
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In 1996, Eddie Wise, the son of a sharecropper, purchased a farm with a loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Twenty years later, the USDA foreclosed on the property and evicted him. Reveal investigates his claim that he was discriminated against because of his race. — To explore more reporting, visit revealnews.org or find … Continue reading Losing ground →

Duration: 00:52:39


The Paradise Papers

11/5/2017
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Remember the Panama Papers? It was a massive 2015 document leak that exposed a system in which offshore companies enable crime and corruption. The Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation that followed, led by The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), was a collaboration among more than 100 newsrooms across the world. It led to a flurry of … Continue reading The Paradise Papers →

Duration: 00:52:59


Inside Trump’s Immigration Crackdown

10/28/2017
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Beyond the planned border wall and limits on new refugees, the federal government wants tighter restrictions on immigration to this country. On this episode of Reveal, we examine efforts throughout the U.S. to deport migrants faster, detain them longer and prevent them from obtaining visas that might offer a path to legal residency. — To … Continue reading Inside Trump’s Immigration Crackdown →

Duration: 00:54:20


Heroin Diaries

10/26/2017
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On this special episode of Reveal, reporter Jack Rodolico in partnership with New Hampshire Public Radio brings us an intimate look at the people affected by the opioid epidemic. On May 22, 2015, Daniel Couzins died of a fentanyl overdose at 31. Couzins, an assistant manager at a New Hampshire bank, had started using heroin … Continue reading Heroin Diaries →

Duration: 00:14:59


Too Many Pills

10/21/2017
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On Reveal, we share how the government failed to stop the flow of millions and millions of pills that fuelled the national painkiller epidemic. A Washington Post/60 Minutes partnership with Reveal tells the story of a DEA insider who tried to stop drug distribution companies from flooding America with truckloads of pain pills. His effort … Continue reading Too Many Pills →

Duration: 00:35:38


Access Denied: The Fight for Public Education

10/14/2017
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos wants parents to have the ultimate choice of where their children go to school – public or private – and taxpayers to make it possible. This week, Reveal examines how DeVos might funnel federal education dollars toward private school tuition, yet leave school choice rules up to the states. Plus, we’ll … Continue reading Access Denied: The Fight for Public Education →

Duration: 00:53:05


Al Letson Reveals: The fight to end affirmative action in higher education

10/12/2017
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President Trump’s Department of Justice is investigating claims that Harvard is discriminating against Asian American students in its admissions program. Harvard has been accused of capping the number of Asian American students to make room for other ethnicities. Al talks to Edward Blum about the case. Blum has made a career out of challenging race-based … Continue reading Al Letson Reveals: The fight to end affirmative action in higher education →

Duration: 00:19:24


All work. No pay. Life at a rehab work camp.

10/7/2017
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Desperate to reduce crowding in jails and prisons, court systems all over the country are trying diversion – alternatives to putting offenders behind bars. On today’s Reveal, we peek behind the good intentions and uneven results. — To explore more reporting, visit revealnews.org or find us at fb.com/ThisIsReveal, on Twitter @reveal or Instagram @revealnews.

Duration: 00:55:13


Does the Time Fit the Crime?

9/30/2017
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The number of women in U.S. prisons and jails has increased more than 700 percent since 1980. And for 25 years, Oklahoma has led the nation in locking up women. This week on Reveal, we look at the causes behind this spike. To explore more reporting, visit revealnews.org or find us at fb.com/ThisIsReveal, on Twitter … Continue reading Does the Time Fit the Crime? →

Duration: 00:52:27


Street fight: A new wave of political violence

9/23/2017
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A few weeks ago, Reveal host Al Letson jumped in to protect someone who was being attacked by counter-protesters in Berkeley, California. We found the man behind the attack. He says he’s a member of antifa and is taking the fight to white nationalists. We also interviewed rally organizers who are connected to right-wing extremists. … Continue reading Street fight: A new wave of political violence →

Duration: 00:53:38

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