34 August 30, 1996 Democratic Convention Unusual stories from the 1996 Democratic Convention in Chicago, with scenes and moments not documented elsewhere. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Campaign ad Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass wonders what the Democrats stand for, and then goes in search of an answer. (4 minutes) Act One A Little Tour Inside the Message Machine ByIra Glass The secret games delegates play to amuse themselves, differences between Republican and Democratic convention delegates, and more. (30 minutes) Act Two Campaign Diaries ByIra GlassMichael Lewis The latest installment of Michael Lewis's campaign diaries. (7 minutes) Act Three Neighbors ByIra Glass One of the boys from the book There Are No Children Here goes back to his old neighborhood across from the Convention site. (10 minutes) Act Four TV Show ByDanny Drennan Webmaster and Beverly Hills 90210 expert Danny Drennan on the convention. Danny runs the site Inquisitor Mediarama. (6 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 662: Where There Is a Will Nov. 16, 2018 Act One: When Cooperation Doesn’t Get You What You Want As a teenager he saw himself as an historical figure, then that ended up becoming true. 351: Return to Childhood Mar. 7, 2008 Act Three: Ariel Sharon, Shimon Peres, David Ben Gurion, And Me! Host Ira Glass talks with contributor Adam Davidson about how Adam's teenage diaries are filled with his dream of someday becoming the prime minister of a country where he does not even reside. 25: Basketball June 7, 1996 Act Four: Basketball and Commerce Chicago playwright Beau O'Reilly goes with Ira to the Scottie Pippen Dodge Store. Staff RecommendationsView all 589 June 17, 2016 Tell Me I’m Fat Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat. 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?