Pilot 09-28-2013

The VA’s pain pill habit

Listen to reporter Aaron Glantz’s investigation: Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the number of opiate prescriptions by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has skyrocketed. ... Read More

The advocate for America’s worst charities

Attorney Errol Copilevitz represents some of the worst charities in the U.S. Watch the video to find out why he doesn’t think they should close. ... Read More

Edward Snowden, who leaked classified NSA documents, is currently in Moscow, where he has temporary asylum. Credit: The Guardian

Defending leaks

Earlier this year, a defense contractor named Edward Snowden leaked classified documents to a small group of reporters about the National Security Agency’s top-secret surveillance ... Read More

The drama of an investigation

Playwright Jon Bernson turned an investigative report about female veterans’ struggles into a one-act play. The drama, “A Guide to the Aftermath,” debuted earlier this ... Read More

Policing on camera

In August, a federal judge ruled that the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy was unconstitutional, because it resulted in discriminatory practices and unreasonable searches. ... Read More

Larry Ingraham (left), a retired San Diego police officer, spent years trying to find out how his brother, Van Ingraham, died in 2007 in a state-run developmental center that was supposed to keep him safe. Larry and Van are shown in a 1963 family photo on the right. Credit: Photo on left: Nadia Borowski Scott; photo on right: Courtesy of Larry Ingraham

Brotherly love

In 2007, Larry Ingraham received a call that his brother, Van, was in a hospital in Newport Beach, Calif. Larry was told that Van had ... Read More

Credits – 09/28/2013

Host: Al Letson
Executive Producers: Ben Adair, Susanne Reber
Editors: Amy Pyle, Mia Zuckerkandel
Producers: Michael Montgomery, Michael Schiller
Reporters: Aaron Glantz, Kendall Taggart, Ryan Gabrielson, Amanda Aronczyk
Data team: Agustin Armendariz, Aaron Williams, Michael Corey
Production Assistance: Allegra Bandy, Stan Alcorn, Bianca Bruno, Julia B. Chan, Sharon Pieczenik, Ben Rosenthal
Mix Engineer: Jim Briggs
RevealRadio.org: Jaena Rae Cabrera, Nikki Frick, Christine Lee, Sam Ward, Mia Zuckerkandel
Video Producers: Adithya Sambamurthy, Michael Schiller
Senior Management for PRX: Jake Shapiro, John Barth, Kerri Hoffman
Senior Management for CIR: Robert J. Rosenthal, Mark Katches, Joaquin Alvarado, Susanne Reber

Reveal is a co-production of The Center for Investigative Reporting and the Public Radio Exchange (PRX). It was co-created by Ben Adair, Susanne Reber, Joaquin Alvarado, John Barth and Kerri Hoffman.