55 February 28, 1997 Three Women and the Sex Industry A few months ago, radio producer Sandy Tolan was supposed to do a documentary about strippers with an aspiring writer — and stripper — named Susan. A few days before they were to begin working together, Susan disappeared, presumed dead. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Transcript manuesf Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass with Sarah, who did phone sex and nude dancing. (5 minutes) Act One Susan BySandy Tolan Sandy Tolan interviewed Susan's friends and family to make an unusual and powerful documentary about who she was and about the world she inhabited. (30 minutes) Act Two Striptease A story by therapist Lauren Slater about a case she had with a tough man obsessed with porn and how he changed. (23 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 403: NUMMI (2010) Mar. 26, 2010 Act Two Why did it take so many years for GM to begin implementing the lessons of NUMMI across the company? NPR Automotive Correspondent Frank Langfitt continues his story. 79: Stuck in the Wrong Decade Oct. 10, 1997 Act Three: Perv Walk New York writer Sarah Miller talks about two men she knows. 426: Tough Room 2011 Feb. 4, 2011 Act Four: Contrails Of My Tears Brett Martin documents a previously unnoticed human phenomenon, one that involves airplanes...crying...and Reese Witherspoon. Staff RecommendationsView all 492 Apr. 12, 2013 Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde Did a beloved family doctor with no criminal history suddenly up and strangle his own father? 489 Mar. 1, 2013 No Coincidence, No Story! We asked listeners to send us their best coincidence stories, and we got more than 1,300 submissions!