There’s more to every story, if you take the time to tell it. Get to the “why” behind the issues that matter in the Greater Philadelphia region with hosts Annette John-Hall and Shai Ben-Yaacov. Each episode, they’ll pluck one local story from your feed and break it down.
Listen Monday - Thursday at 5:45 p.m. on WHYY-FM or anytime wherever you listen to podcasts.
In the next installment of "Why didn’t I go there?," The Why's Shai Ben-Yaacov and his 10-year-old son take a virtual tour of the time capsule that is the Mercer Museum.
Air Date: June 29, 2020Listen 17:43
Many insurance policies exclude viral outbreaks like COVID-19. But if governments ordered businesses to shut down, should insurance companies still have to pay?
Air Date: June 23, 2020Listen 15:33
Civil unrest, a pandemic, widespread mail-in balloting, and new voting machines combined to make last week's Pa. primary a more unusual test run for November than expected.
Air Date: June 9, 2020Listen 15:01
A group of white men carrying baseball bats assaulted at least three people in Fishtown. Why did police allow them to assemble past curfew while telling protesters go home?
Air Date: June 4, 2020Listen 15:49
WHYY reporters chronicle how protests, looting and the police response have escalated in Philly, taking us deep into what they've seen, heard and experienced on the ground.
Air Date: June 2, 2020Listen 34:56