772 June 3, 2022 The Kids' Table Kids navigating hairy situations all on their own, with no help from grown-ups. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Anthony Catalano Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION. Prologue Prologue Elna Baker tells Ira about two detectives who solved a murder remarkably quickly, especially considering that they were still in middle school. (10 minutes) By Elna Baker and Ira Glass Act One Magically Malicious Lilly Sullivan tells the story of an elementary school “movie day” that went horribly wrong for many of the kids. (20 minutes) By Lilly Sullivan Act Two Classified Dad Chris Benderev speaks with writer Georgie Codd, who went searching for someone to be the father she never had. (10 minutes) By Chris Benderev Act Three Stations of the Double Cross Michelle Navarro attended a Catholic youth group retreat when she was thirteen. She didn’t expect the older kids to use the recruitment tactics they used, with the help of adult accomplices. (13 minutes) By Michelle Navarro Song:“Mr. Child” by Guided By Voices Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 178: Superpowers Feb. 23, 2001 Act Four: The Wonder Twins Ira talks with journalist Jason Bleibtreu about Luther and Johnny Htoo, twelve-year-old twins, and the leaders of a rebel army of Burmese separatists called God's Army. 174: Birthdays, Anniversaries, and Milestones Dec. 29, 2000 Act Two: Kodak Moments Of The Dead The story of Tyler Cassity and how he's trying to remake one of our oldest rituals of commemoration. 755: The Convert Dec. 3, 2021 Act One: Gym Rat In the summer of 2006, an FBI official visited a mosque in Orange County, California. Staff RecommendationsView all 38 Oct. 11, 1996 Simulated Worlds Civil War reenactments, wax museums, simulated coal mines, fake ethnic restaurants, an ersatz Medieval castle, and other re-created worlds that thrive all across America. 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.