Al Letson

Host/Producer, "Reveal" & "Errthang"

Al Letson is a multi-talented playwright, performance artist and public radio personality who has garnered national acclaim for his distinctive voice and vision. He is the host of Reveal, a public radio program and podcast from PRX and the Center for Investigative Reporting showcasing investigative stories. Letson hosts the Errthang podcast and is also the former host and executive producer of “State of the Re:Union,” which won a Peabody Award in 2014 and a 2013 Edward R. Murrow Award. He divides his time between Jacksonville, Florida, and Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.

 

Race In The River City

Feb 11, 2015

The shooting deaths of young black men including Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis have raised difficult questions about race and justice in the United States. In late 2014, grand jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases again brought to light painful rifts in the United States and focused attention on law enforcement, community relationships, and racial bias.