Arun Rath Journalist Arun Rath is a correspondent for both NPR and WGBH.

Television shows like CSI provide an unrealistic view of the technology available to death investigators. In this photo from a recent episode of CSI:NY, characters Det. Josephine "Jo" Danville (Sela Ward) confers with Dr. Sheldon Hawkes (Hill Harper) and Dr. Sid Hammerback (Robert Joy) in their lab. Sonja Flemming/CBS hide caption

toggle caption
Sonja Flemming/CBS

Is The 'CSI Effect' Influencing Courtrooms?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/133497696/133538914" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A Sovereign (And Successful) Chickasaw Nation

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/103348033/103516835" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Keeping The Native Nipmuc Language Alive

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/103028551/103058828" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Performance Group Blends Video Art, Public Service

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/95135033/95135015" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript