Full episode
92: Leave the Mask On
Act One

Father's Day

Margy Rochlin sees a new side of her father when, in his seventies, he becomes a monologist like Spalding Gray. Her dad, Fred Rochlin, is a huge hit. He tells stories about his experiences in World War II and enters worlds his grown children never imagined him in. But sometimes Margy finds herself hearing things she'd just as soon not know about him.

Fred went on to compile his stories in the book Old Man in a Baseball Cap: A Memoir of World War II. (31 minutes)