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December 23, 2016

Just What I Wanted

Stories from people who want something desperately—for Christmas or otherwise—and then have their wishes fulfilled. Or do they?

Prologue

Ira talks to Luke Huisenga, a Marine sniper who became a fan of Gilmore Girls while on deployment in Iraq. (11 minutes) 


He’s Making A List, Checking It Nice, Gonna Find Out Who Voted Twice

After this year’s election, Republicans in North Carolina went out looking for cases of voter fraud - all over the state. It was hard to find, hard to prove—until they stumbled across what could have been the best present ever: a seemingly clear-cut case of Democrats out to rig the election. Producer Zoe Chace went to Bladen County, N.C. to investigate. (18 minutes)

Song:

“Just What I Wanted For Christmas” by Bing Crosby