Full episode 693: Abdi the American Prologue Prologue Share a clip Transcript ByIra Glass Three weeks ago, Abdi Nor became a U.S. citizen, in a ceremony in Maine. We go to the ceremony, and then head back in time to 2013, when he won a visa under the Diversity Visa Lottery. More in ImmigrationView all 723: Squeaker Nov. 6, 2020 Act Three: Louisiana Ben Calhoun talks to a man in ICE detention in Louisiana about how he and people around him are following the election. 723: Squeaker Nov. 6, 2020 Act Five: Miami Nadia Reiman talks to Ninotchka and Marco in Florida. 721: The Walls Close In Oct. 23, 2020 Act One: The People Up the Stairs A few weeks ago, Jessica and Moisés found themselves hiding in an attic. More by Ira GlassView all 737: The Daily May 14, 2021 Act Four: Here’s What Else You Need To Know Today Host Ira Glass with the last piece in today’s show, inspired by the New York Times podcast, The Daily. (3 minutes) 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.