Full episode 140: Family Business Act Four Every Unhappy Family Cleaning Supplies Business Is Unhappy In Its Own Way ByHillary Frank Hillary Frank explains how an invitation to a business meeting, sent through the mail in 1963, kept two sides of a family from speaking to each other for most of the second half of the 20th Century. (10 minutes) Song:“Two Story House” by George Jones and Tammy Wynette More in FamilyView all 737: The Daily May 14, 2021 Act Two: So Nice to Hear Your Voice Dee Brown’s routine is thrown totally out of whack when Covid hits. 735: Bloody Feelings Apr. 9, 2021 Act Two: Blood Ties The discovery of 30 century-old postcards written in old Yiddish by a distant family member challenges David Kestenbaum’s ideas about the unimportance of blood ties. 720: The Moment After This Moment Oct. 16, 2020 Act Four: Potus Operandi Ten years ago Jonathan Menjivar was on the cusp of something big: the birth of his daughter. More by Hillary FrankView all 583: It’ll Make Sense When You’re Older Mar. 25, 2016 Act One: Adolescence Reporter Hillary Frank finds out there is this tradition going on in her town, where big kids take over younger kids’ parties—and she investigates how one kid goes from freaked out to an instigator. 549: Amateur Hour Feb. 27, 2015 Act Two: What to Expect When You're Expecting a Robot Some schools make kids take care of eggs in order to teach them about the responsibilities of rearing a child. 351: Return to Childhood Mar. 7, 2008 Act Four: When We Were Angels The most innocent possible student uprising imaginable...documented by an actual student, Hillary Frank, using the crude tools of a telephone answering machine and a shiny red boom box.