772 June 3, 2022 The Kids' Table Kids navigating hairy situations all on their own, with no help from grown-ups. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Subscribe on Spotify Subscribe in Apple Podcasts Transcript Anthony Catalano Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION. Prologue Prologue Elna Baker tells Ira about two detectives who solved a murder remarkably quickly, especially considering that they were still in middle school. (10 minutes) By Elna Baker and Ira Glass Act One Magically Malicious Lilly Sullivan tells the story of an elementary school “movie day” that went horribly wrong for many of the kids. (20 minutes) By Lilly Sullivan Act Two Classified Dad Chris Benderev speaks with writer Georgie Codd, who went searching for someone to be the father she never had. (10 minutes) By Chris Benderev Act Three Stations of the Double Cross Michelle Navarro attended a Catholic youth group retreat when she was thirteen. She didn’t expect the older kids to use the recruitment tactics they used, with the help of adult accomplices. (13 minutes) By Michelle Navarro Song:“Mr. Child” by Guided By Voices Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 424: Kid Politics Jan. 14, 2011 Act Two: Climate Changes. People Don't. As adults battle over how climate change should be taught in school, we try an experiment. 18: Liars Mar. 28, 1996 Act Two: More Lies A girl who adored her father tries to figure out what to think after he takes some of her college money and lies to her about it. 589: Tell Me I’m Fat June 17, 2016 Act Four: Cross Trainers Fat is seen by so many people as a kind of moral issue. Staff RecommendationsView all 487 Feb. 15, 2013 Harper High School - Part One We spent five months at a high school in Chicago where in the last year 29 current and recent students were shot. 488 Feb. 22, 2013 Harper High School - Part Two Part two of our program on Harper High School in Chicago, where in the last year 29 current and recent students were shot.