647 May 25, 2018 LaDonna A security guard at the airport notices something going wrong on the tarmac, and takes it upon herself to fix it. It’s way harder than she expects. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Matt Chase Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION. Prologue LaDonna Powell starts her new job out on the tarmac at the airport. (7 minutes) Act One The Old Guard ByChana Joffe-Walt LaDonna sets out to understand how this place is run. (23 minutes) Act Two The New Guard ByChana Joffe-Walt LaDonna sets out to transform the way this place is run. (25 minutes) Song:“Security” by Etta James Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 594: My Summer Self Aug. 12, 2016 Act One: Grapes of Wrath Producer Dana Chivvis explores the case of a 66-year-old working lifeguard who is suing New York State for age discrimination after refusing to wear a Speedo on the job. 604: 20 Years Later Dec. 9, 2016 Act One Samantha Broun interviews her mom about surviving a brutal attack by Reginald McFadden 20 years ago, and sets out to interview friends, family and policymakers about how that attack changed Pennsylvania law regarding life sentences at the time. 114: Last Words Oct. 23, 1998 Act Five: Black Box We go through transcripts from those black box flight recorders recovered from airplane crashes to see what people say. Staff RecommendationsView all 562 July 31, 2015 The Problem We All Live With - Part One There’s one thing that has been proven to cut the achievement gap between black and white students by half: integration. 489 Mar. 1, 2013 No Coincidence, No Story! We asked listeners to send us their best coincidence stories, and we got more than 1,300 submissions!