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 15: Dawn Feb. 28, 1996 Act Two: Dawn Again Two-and-a-half years after Jack Hitt wrote the story that makes up Act One of our show, he returned to the tale of Dawn Langley Simmons. 330: My Reputation Apr. 13, 2007 Act One: Not Everybody Loves Raymond This American Life producer Sarah Koenig tells a story of the rise and fall of a politician's reputation. 512: House Rules Nov. 22, 2013 Act Two: The Missionary Once the Fair Housing Act became law in 1968, there was some question about how to implement it and enforce it. Staff RecommendationsView all 206 Mar. 1, 2002 Somewhere in the Arabian Sea Life aboard an aircraft carrier stationed in the Arabian Sea supporting bombing missions over Afghanistan. 154 Mar. 10, 2000 In Dog We Trust 2000 Exactly how much are the animals that live in our home caught up in everyday family dynamics?