Full episode 609: It’s Working Out Very Nicely Act Three Statement of Purpose Share a clip ByNancy Updike There is one line in the executive order that justifies its existence. It’s the second sentence in section 1. Nancy Updike scrutinizes this line of reasoning. (9 minutes) Song:“Give Me Your Tired Your Poor” by The Suntones More by Nancy UpdikeView all 607: Didn’t We Solve This One? Jan. 6, 2017 Act One: Good Things Come to Those Who Wait. But Not Always. An Iraqi translator named Sarah has been trying to get to the U.S. for eight years. 607: Didn’t We Solve This One? Jan. 6, 2017 Act Two: He’s Making a List Nancy returns with a story that explains the origins of the special visa program for interpreters. 579: My Damn Mind Feb. 12, 2016 Act Two: Don’t Need to Know Basis In this act, writer Michael Kinsley describes harnessing the power of his own mind to deal with his Parkinson's diagnosis.