Full episode 665: Before Things Went to Hell Prologue Prologue Share a clip ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass gets his grandmother Frieda’s college files, which reveal a whole other side of this person he thought he knew so well. (9 minutes) More in FamilyView all 735: Bloody Feelings Apr. 9, 2021 Act Two: Blood Ties The discovery of 30 century-old postcards written in old Yiddish by a distant family member challenges David Kestenbaum’s ideas about the unimportance of blood ties. 720: The Moment After This Moment Oct. 16, 2020 Act Four: Potus Operandi Ten years ago Jonathan Menjivar was on the cusp of something big: the birth of his daughter. 691: Gardens of Branching Paths Jan. 10, 2020 Act Three: Sklar-Crossed Brothers Being an identical twin is kind of like having a parallel world right on top of ours, one in which there is another version of you running around. 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.