Full episode 140: Family Business Act Four Every Unhappy Family Cleaning Supplies Business Is Unhappy In Its Own Way Transcript Hillary Frank explains how an invitation to a business meeting, sent through the mail in 1963, kept two sides of a family from speaking to each other for most of the second half of the 20th Century. (10 minutes) ByHillary Frank Song:“Two Story House” by George Jones and Tammy Wynette More in FamilyView all 814: Parents Are People Nov. 10, 2023 Act Three: Ride or Die There are many kids who do not gradually discover that grown ups don’t have a handle on everything. These kids already know. 811: The One Place I Can’t Go Sept. 29, 2023 Act One: I Coulda Grown Big in Japan Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka moved suddenly from Japan to the U.S. when she was eight years old, and has long joked that it was because her grandmother kidnapped her from her dad. 807: Eight Fights Aug. 4, 2023 Fight #1: Where Does Luka Go? Luka’s parents – Nadia and Karen – try to figure out where to take him once war breaks out. (6 minutes) More by Hillary FrankView all 583: It’ll Make Sense When You’re Older Mar. 25, 2016 Act One: Adolescence Reporter Hillary Frank finds out there is this tradition going on in her town, where big kids take over younger kids’ parties—and she investigates how one kid goes from freaked out to an instigator. 549: Amateur Hour Feb. 27, 2015 Act Two: What to Expect When You're Expecting a Robot Some schools make kids take care of eggs in order to teach them about the responsibilities of rearing a child. 351: Return to Childhood Mar. 7, 2008 Act Four: When We Were Angels The most innocent possible student uprising imaginable...documented by an actual student, Hillary Frank, using the crude tools of a telephone answering machine and a shiny red boom box.