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David Kestenbaum

David is on the Planet Money team, and is such a skilled radio reporter that sometimes we have to pinch ourselves to remember that this is his second career. His first? Nuclear physicist. No kidding. PhD and everything.

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Act Two: Unbelieving

Cody's parents try to get him to unlearn some of what AJ taught him—and it's difficult.

Act One: Fraud Complex


We’ve all heard reports that voter fraud isn’t real. But how do we know that’s true? David Kestenbaum went on a quest to find out if someone had actually put in the work—and run the numbers—to know for certain.

Act Two: The Lady Vanishes

Producer David Kestenbaum became obsessed with one trick he loved as a kid—when David Copperfield made the statue of liberty disappear.

Act One: The Oldest Trick in the Book

Magicians say it can take years to create and polish a new magic trick. Teller (of Penn and Teller) shows host Ira Glass how he invented one of his most beautiful and puzzling routines.

Prologue

If there is intelligent life elsewhere in the universe, why haven’t we heard from the extraterrestrials yet? Producer David Kestenbaum explains The Fermi Paradox to host Ira Glass. The possibility that we are alone in the universe makes David sad.
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