Investigative reporting has long played a critical role in American civic life: It sheds light on secrets and lies, exposes government corruption and reveals wrongdoing by lawmakers and power brokers. It has changed broken laws, put politicians behind bars and brought down a president. In this talk, we’ll explore the history, ethics, challenges and successes of American investigative reporting, presented by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Debbie Cenziper. Cenziper has been investigating lethal breakdowns in U.S. nursing homes during the covid-19 pandemic for The Washington Post and has spent more than two decades probing topics ranging from affordable housing to opioid abuse. She previously spoke at Oasis about her latest book “Citizen 865: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America.”