Full episode 227: Why We Fight Act One Senator's Proxy Share a clip ByIra Glass Ira speaks with Gordon Jondroe of the newly-created Department of Homeland Security, trying to get answers to Senator Graham's questions. It doesn't go so well. (5 minutes) Song:“Mean Old World” by Sam Cooke More in September 11View all 644: Random Acts of History Apr. 27, 2018 Act Two: Exit Through The Gift Shop The bizarre experience of being a guest in museum dedicated to the worst day of your life. 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. 445: Ten Years In Sept. 9, 2011 Act One: Kabul Kabul Kabul Kabul Chameleon Hyder Akbar was a teenager living with his family in the Bay Area when president Hamid Karzai asked Hyder's dad to return to Afghanistan and become an official in the new government. More by Ira GlassView all 734: The Campus Tour Has Been Cancelled Mar. 19, 2021 Act One Reporter Paul Tough and Host Ira Glass look at the biggest change in admissions this year: colleges no longer requiring the SATs. 731: What Lies Beneath Feb. 12, 2021 Act Four: Boiling Under Lots of things go unspoken between family members, sometimes for years. 730: The Empty Chair Jan. 22, 2021 Act Three: There’s a German Word for That Ira Glass talks to journalist Jochen Bittner about a political lie from 1920s Germany and the lessons it holds for 2020s America.