96 March 13, 1998 Pinned by History People who left their private lives and were seized by some huge historical moment. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Transcript elinar Prologue Host Ira Glass with Jan Tomare, who spent three years in the Auschwitz concentration camp. (4 minutes) ByIra Glass Act One Book Of Job Reporter Scott Carrier does a story about Harvey "Job" Matusow. (38 minutes) ByScott Carrier Act Two God Of War In Vietnam, Jeffrey Harris, with one year of grad school, judged which soldiers stayed and which went home. (15 minutes) ByScott Carrier Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 445: Ten Years In Sept. 9, 2011 Act Five: Bad Teacher Alix Spiegel revisits a story she reported in 2006 - which caused more listeners to email us than any other story we've broadcast. 403: NUMMI (2010) Mar. 26, 2010 Act One The rise of NUMMI, or how one of the worst auto plants in America started producing some of its best cars, thanks to lessons learned from the Toyota production system. 50: Shoulda Been Dead Jan. 17, 1997 Act Three Claudia Perez talks about how her 21-year-old brother was shot and the family thought he'd die. Staff RecommendationsView all 732 Feb. 19, 2021 Secrets Why we tell them, and what happens after we do. 192 Aug. 31, 2001 Meet the Pros The story of one man's journey from obscurity to international professional celebrity.