Full episode 204: 81 Words Prologue Share a clip Transcript Host Ira Glass explains that the show this week consists of one long story, the story of something very small that was part of something very large in the history of our country. (2 minutes) ByIra Glass More in SexualityView all 740: There. I Fixed It. July 2, 2021 Act One: Catching Deer When You Wanted Lions When the United States Congress saw a problem — sex trafficking — it acted to eliminate it. 681: Escape From the Lab Aug. 16, 2019 Act Two: Two Times a Lady An inventor designs a robotic device that creates a dilemma for the administrators and judges of a major electronics trade show. 586: Who Do We Think We Are? May 6, 2016 Act One: Whose Great Idea Was This? When Mariya Karimjee was little, members of her family made a decision that would affect her entire life. More by Ira GlassView all 781: Watching the Watchers Oct. 7, 2022 Act Two: I’ll Be Watching You A group of 6th grade boys are bothered by their teacher’s behavior. 777: Name. Age. Detail. Aug. 12, 2022 Margus Morrison Margus Morrison was a school bus aide, father of six. 774: The Pink House at the Center of the World July 1, 2022 Act Four: Next Host Ira Glass walks through possible next steps with a pro-life activist who worked on the Texas SB8 bill, that set a precedent for enforcement of abortion bans throughtout the country.