756 December 10, 2021 But I Did Everything Right People earnestly doing what they're told, and absolutely not getting what they were promised. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Mojo Wang Prologue Prologue A teenage girl finds a wallet and has to decide whether to return it. That, and other stories of people trying to do the right thing, and it not working out the way they thought. (5 minutes) ByIra Glass Act One Damned If You Don't Rebecca Shrader thought she knew what was right when it came to abortion. Then she got pregnant. Reporter Emma Green tells the story. (31 minutes) Emma Green reported this story in collaboration for The Atlantic and its podcast, The Experiment. ByEmma Green Act Two Brian and Peg Brian and Peg disagree over a very important thing. Host Ira Glass tries to figure out who’s right. (11 minutes) ByIra Glass Act Three Bought the Farm Senior editor David Kestenbaum helps his kids set up an ant farm. They follow all the instructions, to the letter! But he ends up learning a lesson he’s pretty sure the manufacturer did not intend. (8 minutes) ByDavid Kestenbaum Song:“Feel It All” by Athena Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 372: The Inauguration Show Jan. 16, 2009 Act Three: Lions And Lambs When Barack Obama chose Rick Warren of Saddleback Church to give a prayer at his inauguration, gay and lesbian groups cried foul, because of Warren's past remarks about homosexuality and gay marriage. 343: Poultry Slam 2007 Nov. 23, 2007 Act Three: Chicken Diva Yet another testimony to the power chickens have over our hearts and minds. 63: One Thing May 9, 1997 Act Three: More Than One Thing How journalist Philip Weiss came to agree with some Clinton conspiracy theorists but not to follow their cause. Staff RecommendationsView all 597 Sept. 23, 2016 One Last Thing Before I Go (2016) Ordinary people make last ditch efforts to get through to their loved ones. 355 May 9, 2008 The Giant Pool of Money The surprisingly entertaining story of how the U.S. got itself into a housing crisis.