Memo to the People of the Future

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Stories of people trying to control how they'll be seen by generations to come.
As President Clinton begins work on his Presidential library, Sarah Vowell tours the ones his predecessors have built, and prepares a radio briefing advising him how he should handle the job.
Also: rare recordings of Lee Harvey Oswald's mother, Marguerite, which have never been heard publicly, in which she defends her parenting skills, worried about how history will view her. Marguerite Oswald felt the Warren Commission Report was a government study attacking her abilities as a mother.
Mike Paterniti reads about a trip to Japan in Act Three, &quotYou; Don't Have To Be An Einstein." It's excerpted from his new book, Driving Mr. Albert: A Trip Across America With Einstein's Brain.
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Ira Glass