Full episode 716: Trail of Tears Prologue Prologue Share a clip Transcript Host Ira Glass talks to a direct descendent of Thomas Jefferson, , about treating Monticello as his personal playground and about whether monuments to Jefferson should come down. (5 minutes) Lucian Truscott, IV is a columnist for Salon. ByIra Glass More by Ira GlassView all 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. 765: Off Course Mar. 18, 2022 Act One: The Audition Ira’s story of Yibin Li continues.