Full episode 559: Captain's Log Act Three On A Quiet Street in Richmond Share a clip Transcript We bring you this very matter-of-fact article from 1853, about something profoundly troubling: a slave auction in Virginia. (12 minutes) ByIra Glass More in HistoryView all 793: The Problem with Ghosts Mar. 10, 2023 Act One: Ghost Industrial Complex Reporter Chenjerai Kumanyika visits Savannah, Georgia to learn about the city’s popular ghost tours. 793: The Problem with Ghosts Mar. 10, 2023 Act Three: Seance Fiction In the 1920s, at the height of the Spiritualism movement, a friendship blossomed between two men with opposing views on the topic: Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 644: Random Acts of History Apr. 27, 2018 Act One: The Miseducation of Castlemont High A bunch of high school students gets taken to see a movie that’s supposed to teach them about history. More by Ira GlassView all 781: Watching the Watchers Oct. 7, 2022 Act Two: I’ll Be Watching You A group of 6th grade boys are bothered by their teacher’s behavior. 777: Name. Age. Detail. Aug. 12, 2022 Margus Morrison Margus Morrison was a school bus aide, father of six. 774: The Pink House at the Center of the World July 1, 2022 Act Four: Next Host Ira Glass walks through possible next steps with a pro-life activist who worked on the Texas SB8 bill, that set a precedent for enforcement of abortion bans throughtout the country.