Full episode 227: Why We Fight Act One Senator's Proxy Share a clip ByIra Glass Ira speaks with Gordon Jondroe of the newly-created Department of Homeland Security, trying to get answers to Senator Graham's questions. It doesn't go so well. (5 minutes) Song:“Mean Old World” by Sam Cooke More in September 11View all 644: Random Acts of History Apr. 27, 2018 Act Two: Exit Through The Gift Shop The bizarre experience of being a guest in museum dedicated to the worst day of your life. 445: Ten Years In Sept. 9, 2011 Act Two: In the Garden of the Unknown Unknowns Marian Fontana, whose husband was a firefighter who died on 9/11, originally appeared on our show in 2005. 445: Ten Years In Sept. 9, 2011 Act Three: Put on a Happy Face In 2008, reporter Chris Neary told the story of John, a soldier who returned from tours of Iraq and Afghanistan with severe PTSD, and ended up attacking his fiancee and her mother. More by Ira GlassView all 700: Embiggening Apr. 10, 2020 Act Three: Tunnel Vision A mysterious tunnel in Toronto leads to wild public speculation. 699: Fiasco! Apr. 3, 2020 Act Two: Squirrel Cop The first day on the job inevitably means mistakes, mishaps, and sometimes, fiascos. 697: Alone Together Mar. 20, 2020 Act Three: Mom Ira calls up his mother Shirley Glass after unexpectedly finding her quoted as a “sexpert” in Marie Claire magazine, back in 1996.