Full episode 434: This Week Act Two Monday, Cairo Egypt Share a clip ByNancy Updike Nancy Updike reports from Cairo, Egypt about what people were doing there this week, namely: going to meetings to create their new democracy. (11 minutes) More in PoliticsView all 665: Before Things Went to Hell Jan. 11, 2019 Act One: Where Have You Gone, Barbara Jordan? Our Nation Turns Its Lonely Eyes to You Back in the 1990s, a bipartisan team led by the charismatic Barbara Jordan came up with a solution to the immigration debate that would have fixed a lot the things we’re arguing about today. 663: How I Read It Dec. 7, 2018 Act Two: Know That You Are Unprecedentedly Negative When health care premiums went up in New York State, a bunch of people got mad and wrote letters to the state. 663: How I Read It Dec. 7, 2018 Act Three: Bladen Runner What one professor saw in voter registrations that others didn’t. More by Nancy UpdikeView all 660: Hoaxing Yourself Nov. 2, 2018 Act Two: Conning The Con Men The story of a con man, one of the most successful salesmen in a long-running multimillion-dollar telemarketing scam, who finally got caught when he was conned himself. 653: Crime Scene Aug. 3, 2018 Act One: Grime Scene Reporter Nancy Updike spends two days with Neal Smither, who cleans up crime scenes for a living, and comes away wanting to open his Los Angeles franchise, despite the gore — or maybe because of it. 609: It’s Working Out Very Nicely Feb. 3, 2017 Act Three: Statement of Purpose There is one line in the executive order that justifies its existence.