Reveal

Tuesdays at 7pm

We've heard the news, but we want to know what really happened. That's what the Peabody Award-winning Reveal brings to WCMU each week. The goal is to find out what's going on behind the scenes, hidden from public view. Produced by the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, Reveal presents original work from CIR's team, along with various partners. 

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Catching Amazon in a Lie

Sep 24, 2020

Amazon says its warehouses are safe for workers, but we’ve obtained numbers that show they’re getting hurt much more often than the company claims.


Al speaks with Reveals Will Evans who’s been able to gather a trove of injury data from Amazon warehouses that paints a very different picture from what the company tells regulators and the public. 


COVID-19 in Confinement

Sep 17, 2020

At a time when self-isolation is the best way to avoid the pandemic, we examine two places where people have no choice but to live with strangers: nursing homes and prisons. 


We start with Reveal’s Elizabeth Shogren, who’s been looking at why COVID-19 is spreading so quickly in nursing homes. It turns out that many have had long-standing issues with controlling infections. 


REVEAL Fundraiser Episode Fall 2020

Sep 15, 2020

For the 2020 Fall fundraising season, here are three of our favorite Reveal stories from the past year.

America's ring of fire

Sep 10, 2020

Wildfires are getting bigger, more expensive to fight and closer than ever to where people live. The consequences can be deadly. This episode examines how wildfires got so dangerous – and how people in some areas are fighting back.


The Robert Mueller of Latin America

Sep 4, 2020

Crusading prosecutor Iván Velásquez has been called the Robert Mueller of Latin America. He’s known for jailing presidents and paramilitaries.

 

But Velásquez met his match when he went after Jimmy Morales, a television comedian who was elected president of Guatemala, and Donald Trump backed him up.


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