'My Father the Spy'

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All Things Considered, August 13, 2005 · John Richardson Jr. pieces together the story of his father's CIA career, including time in Saigon, in what the author calls an "investigative memoir."

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Marcia, who listens to KIPO in Honolulu.

"I was listening to [this] interview with my two small children in the car. We sat in the driveway so I could listen. My 5-year-old and 3-year-old replied, 'We'll play in the back seat, Mom, 'cause you're going to school on the radio.' [That's our] code for 'Please quiet down so I can listen to NPR!'"

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