Jul 18, 2014
Stories of meddling, snooping, and just getting way, way up in other people's business. A cellphone hidden in a bag of chips starts a messy turf war between the FBI and a local sheriff; and a surprising handbook lets us peek into the secret world of professional cheerleading. Plus: Studs Terkel.
- Earlier this year, a cheerleader named Lacy T filed a lawsuit against the Oakland Raiders for failing to pay her minimum wage. NFL cheerleaders did the same right after... cheerleaders generally make about $1,500 for the entire season. What’s interesting is that the way they're trying to win is to argue that the teams exert so much control over their lives - they are so up in they business - that the cheerleaders deserve to be considered employees. Chana Joffe-Walt reports, and interviews producer - and former Lakers Girl - Robyn Semien (18 minutes)