509: It Says So Right Here

509: It Says So Right Here

Oct 25, 2013
Everyone knows you can't always believe what you read, but sometimes even official documents aren't a path to the truth. This week we have stories of people whose lives are altered when seemingly boring documents like birth certificates and petitions are used against them. And a family wrestles with a medical record that has a very clear, but complicated diagnosis.
  • Producer Ben Calhoun tells the story of Josh Inglett. Josh was a college student from Portage, Wisconsin who was appointed to the Board of Regents for the University of Wisconsin system. Josh was everything you'd want in a student who was going to fulfill this role. That is, until Governor Scott Walker's administration discovered something on Josh's permanent record that they considered a problem. (28 minutes) Politics

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