82: Haunted

82: Haunted

Oct 31, 1997
Stories of people who are haunted, not by ghosts or phantoms, but by other people.
  • Ira reads an excerpt from James Ellroy's memoir My Dark Places. (4 minutes)CrimeMothersMurder

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  • Ira with Lynnette Nyman, who, as a girl, recorded her parents fighting with a cassette recorder she got for Christmas. (15 minutes)ChildhoodFamilyParents

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  • Binjamin Wilkomirski and New York writer Blake Eskin try and figure out if they are related.

    NOTE: A few years after this interview aired, Binjamin Wilkomirski and his Holocaust memoir Fragments were shown to be fabrications. Blake Eskin chronicled this story in his 2002 book A Life In Pieces: The Making and Unmaking of Binjamin Wilkomirski. (20 minutes)AdoptionFamilyHistoryReligion

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  • David Sedaris, on his mother's lung cancer. (11 minutes)CancerFamilyHealth Care/MedicineMotherssiblings

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  • An excerpt from Heather Woodbury's epic eight-hour solo show WhatEver: An American Odyssey in Eight Acts. (7 minutes)Live PerformanceParanormalTheater

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