29 July 19, 1996 Bob Dole Unusual perspectives on the presumptive Republican nominee. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to 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 656: Let Me Count the Ways Sept. 14, 2018 Act Two: Kitchen Sink All the little and not-so-little ways the Trump administration is tightening its scrutiny of immigrants. 339: Break-Up Aug. 24, 2007 Act Four: Divorce Is Rrruuffff! What divorce looks like from the dog's point of view. 239: Lost in America June 6, 2003 Act Three: I Found Your Letter Davy Rothbart reads from letters, notes, scraps of paper and school papers, which have been lost by their original owners. Staff RecommendationsView all 513 Dec. 13, 2013 129 Cars One car dealership tries to make its monthly quota: 129 cars. It is way more chaotic than we expected. 206 Mar. 1, 2002 Somewhere in the Arabian Sea Life aboard an aircraft carrier stationed in the Arabian Sea supporting bombing missions over Afghanistan.