10: Double Lives

10: Double Lives

Jan 17, 1996
People living their lives, just like the rest of us. Plus an extra life.
  • Susan Bergman's father was a family man, head of the church choir, and, secretly, having sex with men. He died before his children had a chance to really talk to him about what they should make of his hidden life. This, and other stories of parents deceiving their children. (3 minutes)ChildhoodFamilyFathersParentsSexuality

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  • When Susan Bergman wrote a book about her family's experience, other gay men tried to explain her father's actions to her. (17 minutes)FamilyFathersMarriageParentingSexuality

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  • A talk with a father who's deceiving his own children. (15 minutes)

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  • Sketches from the neo-futurists on the subject of double lives.

    Then, host Ira Glass discovers that his mom is being quoted in national magazines as a "sexpert." (12 minutes)

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  • Susan Bergman returns to read an excerpt from her book. (8 minutes)

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