Full episode 258: Leaving the Fold Prologue Share a clip ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks with two Vietnam veterans about what it was like to leave the army and come back to civilian life. Both of them, to their surprise, missed the excitement of combat. (4 minutes) More in MilitaryView all 723: Squeaker Nov. 6, 2020 Act Two: New York and Germany Stephanie Foo talks with two Army officers with very different political views about the week’s results. 646: The Secret of My Death May 18, 2018 Act Three: Funeral for a Stranger A guy goes to a funeral for someone he doesn’t know at all, and has to piece together everything about him. 493: Picture Show Apr. 19, 2013 Act One: Photo Op Producer Nancy Updike goes to the West Bank to investigate why Israeli soldiers routinely wake up Palestinian families in the middle of the night, to take photos of the teen boys in the house. More by Ira GlassView all 734: The Campus Tour Has Been Cancelled Mar. 19, 2021 Act One Reporter Paul Tough and Host Ira Glass look at the biggest change in admissions this year: colleges no longer requiring the SATs. 731: What Lies Beneath Feb. 12, 2021 Act Four: Boiling Under Lots of things go unspoken between family members, sometimes for years. 730: The Empty Chair Jan. 22, 2021 Act Three: There’s a German Word for That Ira Glass talks to journalist Jochen Bittner about a political lie from 1920s Germany and the lessons it holds for 2020s America.