Host Ira Glass reads from a letter Benjamin Franklin wrote, and discusses it with Jack Hitt. (5 minutes)
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A bunch of high school students gets taken to see a movie that’s supposed to teach them about history.
There’s a museum in Baltimore that was created to memorialize the black experience in America.
Paul Zimmer is eighty-three years old now, and he’s still haunted by something he saw in his teens.
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A bunch of 22-year-olds from Hong Kong explain why they are cursed and what that means for their and Hong Kong’s future. (17 minutes)
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Our regular host Ira Glass talks to some Hasidic Jews who also live in the neighborhood to get a different take on the parade. (10 minutes)