As the nation swears in President Joe Biden, we look at the long shadow cast by the forces that brought Donald Trump to power.
Senior Reporter and Producer
Michael Montgomery is a senior reporter and producer for Reveal. He has led collaborations with the Associated Press, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Frontline, KQED and others.
Previously, Montgomery was a senior reporter at American Public Media, a special correspondent for the BBC and an associate producer with CBS News. He began his career in eastern Europe, covering the fall of communism and wars in former Yugoslavia for the Daily Telegraph and Los Angeles Times. His investigations into human rights abuses in the Balkans led to the arrest and conviction of Serbian and Albanian paramilitaries and creation of a new war crimes court based in The Hague. Montgomery’s honors include Murrow, Peabody, IRE, duPont, Third Coast and Overseas Press Club awards. He is based in Reveal’s Emeryville, California, office.
Democracy under siege
A mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, aiming to block the certification of Joe Biden’s election victory. How did we get here?
United, we’re not
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The American divide
Reveal host Al Letson talks to a first-time voter, whose struggles reflect the divisions this country faces after a historic election.
Catching Amazon in a lie
Amazon says its warehouses are safe for workers. But the numbers reveal that workers are getting hurt much more often than the company claims.
COVID-19 in confinement
Self-isolation may protect us from COVID-19, but what if you’re forced to live with strangers? This week, we look at nursing homes and prisons.
As Americans take to the streets, we hear from the person prosecuting the police officers and remember the history of policing in black communities.
At a time when America is relying on health care workers more than ever, we look at why there’s not enough protective gear to keep them safe.
COVID-19 in the ER
An ER doctor in Seattle gives a firsthand account of treating COVID-19 patients. Plus, an Iraqi man seeks justice for atrocities at Abu Ghraib prison.
Containing the coronavirus
How the coronavirus came to California and whether the response could have been better. Plus, a forgotten lynching in Atlanta raises new questions.