The Pen

The Pen

Update: 2023-02-23
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On May 18, 1980, a man named Genaro Soroa-Gonzalez arrived in Key West from the port of Mariel. With no family waiting to sponsor him, he was sent by plane to a resettlement camp at an army base. There he was interviewed by the INS and, a few days later, he boarded another plane, this one bound for the federal prison in Atlanta. But wait - he'd committed no crime, so why was the US government detaining him? And how long could they hold him? In Episode 5, the story of Genaro Soroa-Gonzalez and the beginning of the indefinite detention of Mariel Cubans. Want to hear the next episode of White Lies a week before everyone else? Sign up for Embedded+ at plus.npr.org/embedded.
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Introducing White Lies

Introducing White Lies

2019-05-0602:05

The Who And The What

The Who And The What

2019-05-2101:00:11

The Counternarrative

The Counternarrative

2019-05-2852:37

The X On The Map

The X On The Map

2019-06-1152:56

Learn Not To Hear It

Learn Not To Hear It

2019-06-1853:42

Season 2: Trailer

Season 2: Trailer

2023-01-2403:17

The Men on the Roof

The Men on the Roof

2023-01-2649:25

The Boatlift

The Boatlift

2023-02-0253:47

The Rumors

The Rumors

2023-02-0955:48

The Entry Fiction

The Entry Fiction

2023-02-1659:00

The Pen

The Pen

2023-02-2347:56

The Trial

The Trial

2023-03-0243:10

The List

The List

2023-03-0952:44

The Excludables

The Excludables

2023-03-1601:09:25

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