The Experiment

Hosted by Julia Longoria

The Experiment, a show about people navigating our country's contradictions.

  • Fighting to Remember Mississippi Burning

    May 19, 2022
    At the height of Freedom Summer, the KKK killed three civil-rights workers in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Now, reporter Ko Bragg searches for memories in a town that would rather forget.
  • Teenage Life After Genocide

    May 12, 2022
    The Experiment revisits the story of Aséna Tahir Izgil, a Uyghur teen adjusting to life in the U.S. after escaping China’s genocide of her people.
  • Judge Judy’s Law

    May 5, 2022
    For decades, Americans have been bypassing the court system and settling their disputes on Judge Judy. But can people really find justice in a TV courtroom?
  • The Resurgence of the Abortion Underground

    Apr 22, 2022
    As the Supreme Court prepares to hear a case that could overturn Roe v. Wade in June, the reporter Jessica Bruder speaks with activists prepared to take abortions into their own hands.
  • Who Belongs in the Cherokee Nation?

    Apr 7, 2022
    From the time she was a child, Marilyn Vann knew she was Black and she was Cherokee. But when she applied for citizenship in the Cherokee Nation as an adult, she was denied.
  • The Helen Keller Exorcism

    Mar 24, 2022
    Haunted by the disability icon Helen Keller all her life, the Deafblind fantasy writer Elsa Sjunneson sets out on a journey to separate truth from myth.