96 March 13, 1998 Pinned by History People who left their private lives and were seized by some huge historical moment. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript elinar Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass with Jan Tomare, who spent three years in the Auschwitz concentration camp. (4 minutes) Act One Book Of Job ByScott Carrier Reporter Scott Carrier does a story about Harvey "Job" Matusow. (38 minutes) Act Two God Of War ByScott Carrier In Vietnam, Jeffrey Harris, with one year of grad school, judged which soldiers stayed and which went home. (15 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 105: Take A Negro Home June 12, 1998 Act One: Interracial Marriage Rich Robinson's father is black, his mother is white. 329: Nice Work If You Can Get It Apr. 6, 2007 Act One: I'm Not A Tv Star, But I Play One On Tv This American Life contributor John Hodgman was unexpectedly chosen to be in a series of high-profile Apple Computer commercials (he plays a PC). 60: Business of Death Apr. 18, 1997 Act One: The Undertaking Thomas Lynch reads from his book The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade. Staff RecommendationsView all 589 June 17, 2016 Tell Me I’m Fat Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat. 419 Nov. 12, 2010 Petty Tyrant The rise and fall of a school maintenance man in Schenectady, New York who terrorized his staff and got away with it for decades.