Tom Dreisbach

Tom Dreisbach

Producer/Editor

Tom Dreisbach is a producer and editor for NPR's Embedded. His work has examined how opioids helped cause an HIV outbreak in Indiana, the origins of a shootout between rival motorcycle clubs in Texas and the role of video evidence in police shootings. Prior to working on Embedded, Tom was an editor for All Things Considered, NPR's flagship afternoon news show.

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The Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, seen in 2005, has removed a list of charitable donations it once posted on its website. An NPR examination of that list reveals inconsistencies and errors. Jeff Gross/Getty Images hide caption

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A Trump Golf Course Said It Gave Millions To Charity. Here's What The Numbers Say

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Numbers Disagree With Trump Golf Course Claim Of 'Millions To Charity'

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At the January 2005 groundbreaking of the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., the future president reportedly brought up an old lawsuit and used profanity. Matthew Simmons/Getty Images hide caption

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Embedded: Listen To The Podcast Episode

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Opana ER was reformulated to make it harder to crush and snort, but people abusing the drug turned to injecting it instead. And that fueled an HIV outbreak in Indiana. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Flowers and balloons, along with spray-painted police markings, show the spot where Jonathan Ferrell was shot and killed by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police in 2013. Officer Randall Kerrick was charged with voluntary manslaughter and investigators said Ferrell, who was unarmed, was shot 10 times. Jeffrey Collins/AP hide caption

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An Off-Camera Police Shooting, A Trial And The Questions Left Behind

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The Shootout At Waco: Bikers Provide A Glimpse Into Club Life

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The Shootout At Waco: Bikers Provide A Glimpse Into Club Life

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The Shootout At Waco: Bikers Provide A Glimpse Into Club Life

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Opana pills, seen in 2010, before Endo Pharmaceuticals changed the formula in a move intended to deter abuse. Tom Walker/Flickr hide caption

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How A Painkiller Designed To Deter Abuse Helped Spark An HIV Outbreak

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Police, Civilians Navigate Tense Relationship On LA's Skid Row

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