Finalist

Shadow Class: College Dreamers in Trump’s America
The Edwin Gould Foundation Eddie Prize

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About the Entry

This APM Reports documentary takes listeners into the lives of undocumented students facing prospects as uncertain as those of the embattled Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that has protected them. 

Entry Credit

  • Sasha Aslanian, Correspondent/Producer, APM Reports
  • Catherine Winter, Editor/Producer, APM Reports
  • Emily Hanford, Editor, APM Reports
  • Stephen Smith, Host, APM Reports

Comments from the Judges

“Nuanced, contextual, informed by history, and featuring some nicely intimate touches that really great radio is so good at.”

“Excellent package. The sections on the Plyer v. Texas case and Freedom U. really bolster the argument for this documentary.”

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