Reveal is a new investigative radio program brought to you by the Center For Investigative Reporting and PRX. We examine what governments, businesses and communities are doing behind the scenes, hidden from public view.

Recent Episodes

Running from cops

In cities across America, black men are on the run. On April 4, 2015, in South Carolina, Walter Scott was killed while running away from a police officer. Eight days later, Freddie Gray ran from police in Baltimore. He was caught and later died in custody. On this episode of Reveal, we explore the consequences … Continue reading Running from cops →

Russias new scapegoats

In light of recent reports about Chechnya’s anti-gay kidnappings, torture and killings, Reveal revisits stories that expose what it’s like to be gay in Russia. Right now, hateful rhetoric against the LGBT community appears on a daily basis on Russian TV and in speeches by Russian politicians. Reveal traces the roots of the anti-gay movement … Continue reading Russias new scapegoats →

Toxic burden

At a time when environmental protections are under more threats than ever, Reveal visits minority communities facing toxic burdens. Head over to for more of our reporting. Follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter @reveal. And to see some of what you’re hearing, we’re also on Instagram @revealnews.

Al Letson Reveals: The color of feminism

From women’s 19th-century fight for the right to vote to the Women’s March this year, racism has affected feminist movements. In this podcast special, Al Letson recalls the #BlackWomenAtWork stories that went viral recently and talks with Kimberly Foster, the founder of For Harriet and a very frank video commentator, about her dream to “bring … Continue reading Al Letson Reveals: The color of feminism →

Al Letson Reveals: Former NATO official imagines war with Russia

Since President Donald Trump took office, we’ve heard plenty about Russia. Some have said tensions with the country could lead to conflict – even another world war. In this podcast special, Al Letson talks to former top NATO commander Richard Shirreff, who spells out these fears – which are very real for him – in … Continue reading Al Letson Reveals: Former NATO official imagines war with Russia →