Saturday, December 6

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Time and Distance Overcome

Telephone poles began to appear around the same time that white Americans started lynching black Americans.

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Good Kids, Bad City

Three men are exonerated, almost 40 years after a 12-year-old’s coerced testimony led to their murder convictions.

Friday, December 5

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Their Town

On the border of Utah and Arizona, Mormon fundamentalists have long lived according to their own rules. When a former sect member and his family moved to the town where he’d grown up, they expected a homecoming. What they got was a war.

Thursday, December 4

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How a Woman’s Rape at a Gay Nude Bar Sparked a Battle Over New Orleans’ Libertine Soul

In the gentrifying Bywater, the intertwined destinies of a legendary gay pool-bar and a woman who was drugged there.

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Spectacle

On the 1934 lynching of Claude Neal, and the Florida town that kept the identity of those responsible a secret.

Tuesday, December 2

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The Weight of Guilt

Inside the world of bass fishing cheaters.

Saturday, November 29

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How Not to Get Away With Murder

Nancy and Frank Howard were happily married for three decades. Then he fell in love with another woman, embezzled $30 million, and hired a parade of inept hit men to kill his wife.

Wednesday, November 26

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West End Boy

On Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik and the rise of Islamophobia in Norway.

Tuesday, November 25

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Why It’s Impossible to Indict a Cop

An argument for how the system protects police.

Sunday, November 23

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Wednesday, November 19

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Inside the Gay Wing of L.A. Men's Central Jail

Spending time with the residents of K6G, the only gay wing in the entire American penal system.

Monday, November 17

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Death by Deadline

How bad lawyering and an unforgiving law cost condemned men their last appeal.