Full episode 716: Trail of Tears Prologue Prologue Share a clip Transcript ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks to a direct descendent of Thomas Jefferson, , about treating Monticello as his personal playground and about whether monuments to Jefferson should come down. (5 minutes) Lucian Truscott, IV is a columnist for Salon. More by Ira GlassView all 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. 765: Off Course Mar. 18, 2022 Act One: The Audition Ira’s story of Yibin Li continues. 763: The Other Mr. President Feb. 25, 2022 Act Three: Maybe Pay Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain Disinformation and propaganda works differently in Putin’s Russia than it did during the Soviet Union.