Jimmy McNulty, Mike Daisey, and the problems with skirting the system to get to the greater truth.
Tuesday, March 20
A report from the trial of Ivan Demjanjuk—a.k.a. “The Last Nazi”—who died on March 17.
Monday, March 19
From a small Ohio town to Afghanistan, a portrait of the perpetrator of a massacre.
The impact, both on researchers and patients, of a radical treatment.
There was torture, starvation, betrayals and executions, but to Shin In Geun, Camp 14—a prison for the political enemies of North Korea—was home. Then one day came the chance to flee.
Sunday, March 18
Searching for the reclusive band’s studio in Düsseldorf.
Saturday, March 17
A profile of Red Bull’s Dietrich Mateschitz, who wants to make his drink a lifestyle. Mateschitz’s co-founder, Chaleo Yoovidhya, died March 17.
A survey of the 20th century’s greatest horror writer’s afterlife of influence.
Friday, March 16
After years of avoiding the uncomfortable truths about how his gadgets are made, a Mac fanboy travels to Foxconn to see for himself.Update 3/16/12: This American Life retracted this story today after it was revealed to have "contained significant fabrications."