High and Dry: A Deep Dive into the Water Crisis From the parched California coast to soaring water bills in New York, we Reveal takes an in-depth look at water issues around the US. Reporters track down water guzzlers in the Golden State, where some people are using millions of gallons of water a year in the middle of a historic drought. Further southeast, we explore a fight for clean drinking water that's been raging for decades along the Texas-Mexico border. We also travel to a desert to unveil an aspect of the global thirst for water. And from the desert, we head to NYC, where buildings aren't the only things climbing sky high. Water bills are skyrocketing – what's behind this and whom does it affect?
Left for Dead: Inside America's Coldest Cases There are more than 10,000 known Jane and John Does in the US – unidentified and unclaimed bodies languishing in limbo for years, sometimes for decades. In this episode of Reveal, we crisscross the nation tracing Jane and John Doe cases, showing why so many bodies remain unidentified despite new and powerful forensic tools. Often, the job of solving these cases is taken up by amateur Web sleuths.
One Thing Leads to Another There’s always more to the story – that’s how we usually end our show. But that’s where we're starting this month, because one story oftentimes leads to another. We're picking up the threads from three major investigations to see what’s happened since they aired. These are stories that moved people, made them angry and sparked change.
Hell of a Job Reveal investigates who's responsible for protecting workers harmed on the job and examines the hidden problem of sexual assault on the night shift. Plus, the legacy of toxic chemicals used in electronics manufacturing, and why it was so hard to ban a tool that was injuring agricultural workers.
Power Struggle: The Perilous Price of America's Energy Boom We explore energy production in the United States. From North Dakota to Oklahoma, Texas and Washington, we look at how fracking has opened new realms of oil and gas production – and we examine some of the complex consequences of so-called energy independence.
Law and Disorder, Part I Why minorities and special-needs kids face criminal charges for acting out in school; how police are poisoned on the job, and how people are building assault weapons from parts they buy online; and an elusive character fighting the death penalty in the most high profile of ways.
The Secrets of Church, State and Business We track down what one powerful religious group was keeping under wraps. Troops open up about their experiences with torture and whether officers are being held accountable. And high-speed broadband is like electricity for the 21st century. So why do many cities still have poor service?