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We bring you the best investigative reporting: true stories with impact over the airwaves, every single week. Reveal, because there's always more to the story.

Women's sports: A man's game

May 8, 2016

In this hour of Reveal, we’re looking into Title IX, the historic law meant to bridge the gender gap in schools. We mostly see this rule play out in school sports teams, but behind the athleticism and fanfare, there's a story of failure. Reveal reporters go inside campuses to discover that there’s actually been a decline in female coaches since the law’s outset. And how exactly does the government make sure that a school is following Title IX? These answers and more on the next Reveal.

New day dawning on the night shift

Apr 7, 2016

Every day, invisible armies of men and women head to work, where they’re tasked with doing something that helps make our lives a little bit easier. Some clean buildings, some assemble the devices we can’t live without, and some cook our favorite cheap eats. On this hour of Reveal, we revisit our investigation of sexual assault against female janitors: Rape on the Night Shift. Since the story first aired, a group of workers has been organizing and is speaking out. Now, a bill to protect them is in the works.

Billion-dollar scam

Apr 7, 2016

California’s workers’ compensation program covers 15 million workers across the state. If you get hurt on the job – fall off a ladder, for instance – it’s the system you turn to. Most employers are required to carry workers' comp insurance, which helps cover medical bills and lost wages for injured employees. But Reveal reporter Christina Jewett has discovered serious fraud in the system after reviewing thousands of documents. They show that in the last decade, more than 80 people have been accused of cheating California’s workers' comp medical system out of $1 billion.

You know those Planet Aid clothing donation boxes you see on the side of the road? Those clothes and over $100 million in U.S. grant money are supposed to help people in southern Africa. But when Reveal went to Malawi to find out what actually happened, people told us that some of the projects didn't pan out. Our investigation finds that the U.S. government knew an international fugitive was linked to the projects, but kept the money flowing. Reveal goes behind the bin and across an ocean to find out what's going on.

When Mad Men meet dark money

Mar 16, 2016

 

Mighty Ike

Mar 7, 2016

Texas is home to the Houston Ship Channel, one of the world’s busiest maritime waterways. Also in Houston, and along the Ship Channel, are refineries and chemical plants that make up the nation’s largest refining and petrochemical complex. It’s a major economic hub. But what would happen to the area if a major hurricane hit? In 2008, Hurricane Ike swept through Texas, and resulted in billions of dollars in damages. But it could have been much worse. The storm turned at the last minute and didn't hit Houston head on.

The religious freedom loophole

Feb 27, 2016

America was built on the idea of protecting religious liberty. But what happens when religious groups take advantage of these special freedoms to make money, skirt rules or hurt children?

This hour of Reveal explores the tricky territory of religious freedom and how different groups have exploited this loophole.

On this hour of Reveal, we take another look at three of our major investigations that explored energy production in the United States, and we’ll bring you up to date on what’s happened since they originally aired. From Washington to North Dakota and Oklahoma, we’ll revisit how fracking has opened new realms of oil and gas production and examine some of the complex consequences of so-called energy independence.

On this hour of Reveal, we take another look at three of our major investigations that explored energy production in the United States, and we’ll bring you up to date on what’s happened since they originally aired.

From Washington to North Dakota and Oklahoma, we’ll revisit how fracking has opened new realms of oil and gas production and examine some of the complex consequences of so-called energy independence.

Anyone who serves time for a federal crime will end up in what prison experts say is the best-run prison system in the country: the Federal Bureau of Prisons. But if you're not a U.S. citizen, you could end up in one of a dozen facilities that don't have to follow the same rules – and are run by private companies instead of the government. This hour of Reveal investigates medical negligence at this parallel private prison system for immigrants. And exposes the shift in criminal justice policy that helped fill up these prisons.

Pumped on Trump

Jan 28, 2016

Rallying for Trump in Sin City

Reporter Katharine Mieszkowski hops on a plane to Nevada to attend a Donald Trump rally at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. To experience the event the way supporters do, she made sure to stand in the eye of the storm. She navigates herself through a sea thick with Trump supporters and records what she hears there in the middle of the crowd.

You will hear tense events unfold as protesters disrupt the rally and are thrown out by security.

One mother’s quest to put a cap on toxic tap water

What do you do when the water’s not safe to drink, bathe in or even swim in?

Lee Anne Walters, a mother of four who lived on the south side of Flint, Michigan, turned to bottled water. That’s right – store-bought bottles and jugs of water used for everything from cooking to brushing teeth.

She took those extreme measures after her kids started getting sick.

Cat Fight

Jan 15, 2016

How cruelty killed the bobcat

You’ve probably never seen a bobcat.

It’s an elusive creature that’s about two to three times the size of a house cat – a feline with distinctive spotted fur that’s coveted around the world.

In many states in the U.S., it’s legal to trap and kill bobcats, a native and abundant wild feline. It’s also legal to capture the cats with steel-jaw traps – tools so hazardous and indiscriminate that they’ve been banned in more than 80 countries.

Business is booming for staffing agencies across the country – the temporary jobs sector is one of our fastest-growing industries in terms of employment. But there's another side to the temp world: a blatant system of racial discrimination that evokes practices of America's pre-civil rights era. This hour of Reveal will explore this type of discrimination and look at how it’s affecting people around the country. We begin in Tennessee with two sisters, born in Russia, who ended up recruiting workers for a temp agency.

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Dec 16, 2015

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Reveal for December 2015

Nov 24, 2015

In December, Reveal will dedicate an hour to stories about food – looking at the complicated networks of labor, trade and regulation that get meat, produce and other products to our tables. Audio arrives for preview on Dec. 3. Air window Dec. 5, 2015 - Jan. 8, 2016. Promos available now.

Reveal for November 2015

Oct 19, 2015

This month on Reveal, we team up with New Hampshire Public Radio's health and science reporter Jack Rodolico to unveil 40 years of abuse and neglect of people with disabilities at specialty rehabs across the U.S. Air window is Nov. 7 - Dec. 4, 2015. Program audio arrives Nov. 5 for preview.

Reveal for August 2015

Jul 17, 2015

Access digital assets by CLICKING HERE. ALL assets except for specifically marked social media copy are embargoed until 12:01amPT/3:01amET, Saturday, Aug. 1. For questions about digital assets, please email Cole Goins or Julia Chan at CIR.

Reveal for July 2015

Jun 19, 2015

Access digital assets by CLICKING HERE. ALL assets except for specifically marked social media copy are embargoed until 12:01amPT/3:01amET, Saturday, July 4. For questions about digital assets, please email Cole Goins or Julia Chan at CIR.

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