29 July 19, 1996 Bob Dole Unusual perspectives on the presumptive Republican nominee. Download Share a clip Transcript Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Prologue ByIra Glass Ira wonders what the Dole campaign is thinking. Does this campaign really have the will to live? (4 minutes) Act One Campaign Diaries ByMichael Lewis We hear campaign diaries from author Michael Lewis, who is on the campaign trail for the New Republic magazine. (29 minutes) Act Two How You Can Be Bob Dole ByIra Glass Former Saturday Night Live writer Robert Smigel — who impersonates Dole on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and the deceased Dana Carvey Show — gives step-by-step instructions on how to imitate the Republican nominee. (13 minutes) Act Three TV Politics ByDanny Drennan We give Danny Drennan, the writer behind the website Inquisitor Mediarama, a little assignment. (11 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 357: The Truth Will Out June 13, 2008 Act Two: The Spy Who Bugged Me Lawrence Wright is a reporter for the New Yorker Magazine, and an author of the bestselling book on Al Qaeda, The Looming Tower. 422: Comedians of Christmas Comedy Special Dec. 17, 2010 Act Three: Little Altar Boy Despite our nation's attempts to make Christmas all about toys and shopping, it is still a religious holiday. 32: Republican Convention Aug. 16, 1996 Act Two Sex advice columnist Dan Savage tells the odd story of how he became a Republican state convention delegate even though he's a Democrat and gay. Staff RecommendationsView all 443 Aug. 12, 2011 Amusement Park We head to some of the happiest places on earth: amusement parks! 355 May 9, 2008 The Giant Pool of Money The surprisingly entertaining story of how the U.S. got itself into a housing crisis.