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“It pulls off the impressive feat of entertaining, educating, and infuriating us at the same time.”
The New Yorker

“Its stories – told via episodes that run long enough to feel lived-in – call into question how the U.S. treats its people and demand that listeners engage with injustice.”
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“Reveal is what happens when time, care and money are put into telling a single story.”
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Reveal is the country’s first weekly investigative public radio show and podcast. Peabody Award-winning host Al Letson takes listeners across the country and the world, exposing wrongs and holding the powerful accountable. Whether it’s Amazon’s poor workplace safety record, inequity in the juvenile justice system or exploitation at drug rehabs, Reveal connects with listeners through gripping and compassionate storytelling. Reveal is co-produced with PRX. Browse our archive of past episodes here.

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Al Letson is a playwright, performer, screenwriter, journalist, and the host of Reveal. Soul-stirring, interdisciplinary work has garnered Letson national recognition and devoted fans. 

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