In the Dark

Serial investigative journalism from APM Reports, with host Madeleine Baran and a team of reporters. Season 1 looked at the abduction of Jacob Wetterling in rural Minnesota and the accountability of sheriffs in solving crime. Season 2 examined the case of Curtis Flowers, who was tried six times for the same crime. Also, a special report on Covid-19 in the Mississippi Delta.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 49 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 3 hours 44 minutes

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Introducing: In Front of Our Eyes from MPR News


In March 2021, the trial of Derek Chauvin, the first of the former officers charged in the killing of George Floyd, began. Police officers are rarely prosecuted in such cases — and the world is watching. The Minnesota Public Radio newsroom, which has followed this case in detail from the beginning, will bring listeners updates on this monumental case, and the consequences it holds for the city and the country. Created in collaboration with American Public Media...


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 2021-03-30  3m
 
 

episode 20: S2 E20: Curtis Flowers


During three years investigating the Curtis Flowers case, we’d talked to nearly everyone involved: lawyers, witnesses, jurors, family members, investigators, politicians, and many, many people around town. But there was one person we hadn’t yet interviewed — Curtis Flowers. That is, until one day in early October, a few weeks after he’d been cleared of all charges. For the final episode of Season 2, we at long last talk to the man at the center of it all...


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 2020-10-14  1h1m
 
 

episode 19: S2 E19: Freedom


After 24 years, the case against Curtis Flowers is finally over. Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch asks the judge to dismiss the charges against Flowers for lack of evidence. Flowers is released from house arrest and free – truly free – at last.

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 2020-09-04  17m
 
 

Coronavirus in the Delta E6: Delta State


College football is practically a religion in Mississippi. And for the players, it's life. As Covid-19 upended their world, the teammates at Delta State struggled to find structure and support for ...


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 2020-06-11  29m
 
 

Update from Minneapolis


Our last episode in this series will be a little late. Support investigative journalism with a donation to In the Dark.


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 2020-05-30  1m
 
 

Coronavirus in the Delta E5: Geno


As the coronavirus swept into the Mississippi Delta, a judge in the small city of Indianola decided to release every inmate she had in jail. That is, every inmate except one. Support journalism w...


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 2020-05-28  32m
 
 

Coronavirus in the Delta E4: Watermelon Slim


In the middle of a pandemic, with so many people suffering alone, it seemed an appropriate time to hear from a Delta blues singer. Enter Watermelon Slim. Support journalism with a donation to In ...


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 2020-05-21  20m
 
 

Coronavirus in the Delta E3: The Hospital


The doctors and nurses at Greenwood Leflore Hospital brace for the pandemic, cordoning off their ICU and preparing for an influx of patients. Then the virus strikes one of their own. Support jour...


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 2020-05-14  29m
 
 

Coronavirus in the Delta E2: Parchman


How do you self-isolate when your home is a single room that you share with 107 men? That's what inmates at Mississippi's infamous Parchman prison have been wondering for six weeks. Support journ...


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 2020-05-06  30m
 
 

Coronavirus in the Delta E1: Greenville


A storm hits Greenville just in time for Easter. Two pastors and a mayor clash over how to do church during a pandemic. Support journalism with a donation to In the Dark.


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 2020-04-30  40m