647 May 25, 2018 LaDonna A security guard at the airport notices something going wrong on the tarmac, and takes it upon herself to fix it. It’s way harder than she expects. Download Share a clip Transcript Matt Chase Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION. Prologue LaDonna Powell starts her new job out on the tarmac at the airport. (7 minutes) Act One The Old Guard ByChana Joffe-Walt LaDonna sets out to understand how this place is run. (23 minutes) Act Two The New Guard ByChana Joffe-Walt LaDonna sets out to transform the way this place is run. (25 minutes) Song:“Security” by Etta James Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 722: The Unreality of Now Oct. 30, 2020 Act One: Would You Like to Come Up to First Class? The journalist E. 721: The Walls Close In Oct. 23, 2020 Act Two: Music of the Night after Night after Night The musicians in the orchestra for Phantom of the Opera tell reporter Jay Caspian Kang about what it’s like to play the exact same music every single night—for decades—and how they’ve learned to make their peace with it. (22 minutes) 401: Parent Trap Feb. 19, 2010 Act One: Letter Day Saint Rebecca was 16 years old when her mother Elizabeth died of cancer. Staff RecommendationsView all 550 Mar. 13, 2015 Three Miles What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away. 192 Aug. 31, 2001 Meet the Pros The story of one man's journey from obscurity to international professional celebrity.