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

In the Dark: Coronavirus in the Delta American Public Media

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

    Coronavirus in the Delta E4: Watermelon Slim

    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 the Dark.

    • 20 min
    Coronavirus in the Delta E3: The Hospital

    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 journalism with a donation to In the Dark.

    • 29 min
    Coronavirus in the Delta E2: Parchman

    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 journalism with a donation to In the Dark.

    • 30 min
    Coronavirus in the Delta E1: Greenville

    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.

    • 40 min
    Coronavirus in the Delta: The Trailer

    Coronavirus in the Delta: The Trailer

    A new limited-run series from In the Dark, reporting on Covid-19 in the Mississippi Delta. Episodes every Thursday, beginning April 30. Support journalism with a donation to In the Dark.

    • 3 min
    S2 E18: The Recusal

    S2 E18: The Recusal

    District Attorney Doug Evans has prosecuted Curtis Flowers for 23 years and six trials. Now he says he's done. Support investigative journalism with a donation to In the Dark.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
22K Ratings

22K Ratings

Kayn761 ,

Good except for the agenda of pushing for sympathy for sex offenders

Good so far except for the “I feel sorry for sex offenders” after they served their time. Sorry no. You rape a baby you’re not getting my sympathy that you can’t find a house and have too many restrictions.

Scott Lange ,

The Best Podcast Ever Made

Season 2 was simply the greatest journalistic creation I've ever listened to. Miraculous work.

StiriQ ,

The Gold standard for Podcasts

The yardstick by which all others are measured. Superbly written and impeccably researched this is the absolute best podcast out there. Between this and Serial it does t get any better. Period, full stop.

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