29 July 19, 1996 Bob Dole Unusual perspectives on the presumptive Republican nominee. DownloadAmazon iTunes 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 510: Fiasco! (2013) Nov. 1, 2013 Act Four: Fiascos As A Force For Good Journalist Margy Rochlin on her first big assigment to do a celebrity interview. 138: The Real Thing Aug. 27, 1999 Act Three: Drawl What does it mean to talk like a real Southerner—and why a multimillion industry can't seem to figure it out. 524: I Was So High May 2, 2014 Act Three: Bottom of the Eighth Comedian Wyatt Cenac tells the story of the first time he ever tried marijuana. 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. 192 Aug. 31, 2001 Meet the Pros The story of one man's journey from obscurity to international professional celebrity.