The Backstory

The Backstory is our long-running interview series where we sit down with our reporters and ask them to take us behind the scenes of their work. Listen and subscribe on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify.

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The Backstory: A.C. Thompson

A.C. Thompson on how it took him a year and a half to uncover a hidden story from the days after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans — armed white vigilantes attacked African Americans fleeing the floodwaters with a nod and a wink from the local police.

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