Full episode 773: The Longest Distance Between Two Points Prologue Prologue Share a clip Transcript ByIra Glass Ira talks with Cassidy, a 10-year-old who has to take a very long route when he encounters an unfamiliar word in a book. (6 minutes) More in ChildrenView all 772: The Kids' Table June 3, 2022 Act One: Magically Malicious Lilly Sullivan tells the story of an elementary school “movie day” that went horribly wrong for many of the kids. (20 minutes) 724: Personal Recount Nov. 13, 2020 Act Two: Puppy Love Triangle Writer Emily Flake’s young daughter tries to make up her mind about whether or not she has a crush on a boy in her class. 692: The Show of Delights Jan. 31, 2020 Act Two: The Squeals On The Bus Producer Robyn Semien captures a special morning for her five-year-old son, Cole, who is doing something delightful for the very first time: he’s getting to ride the school bus. More by Ira GlassView all 765: Off Course Mar. 18, 2022 Act One: The Audition Ira’s story of Yibin Li continues. 763: The Other Mr. President Feb. 25, 2022 Act Three: Maybe Pay Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain Disinformation and propaganda works differently in Putin’s Russia than it did during the Soviet Union. 763: The Other Mr. President Feb. 25, 2022 Act Four: A Matter of Principal (podcast only) Protestors came out across Russia after the Ukraine invasion.