Host Ira Glass reads from a letter Benjamin Franklin wrote, and discusses it with Jack Hitt. (5 minutes)
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A bunch of high school students gets taken to see a movie that’s supposed to teach them about history.
There’s a museum in Baltimore that was created to memorialize the black experience in America.
Paul Zimmer is eighty-three years old now, and he’s still haunted by something he saw in his teens.
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Katherine, Ira and Emanuele go to a protest and get tear gassed in front of a Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. (6 minutes)
A bunch of 22-year-olds from Hong Kong explain why they are cursed and what that means for their and Hong Kong’s future. (17 minutes)
Our regular host Ira Glass talks to some Hasidic Jews who also live in the neighborhood to get a different take on the parade. (10 minutes)