421 December 3, 2010 Last Man Standing Is it stubbornness? Tenacity? Survival of the fittest? This week, stories about people who feel compelled to keep going, especially when everyone else has given up. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript L.Brumm Photography and Design Act One Act One ByIra Glass Ira Glass speaks with JoAnn Chiakulas, the only Juror on the trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich who believed he was innocent of trying to sell Barack Obama's senate seat. (11 minutes) Song:“Do Your Duty” by Candi Staton Act Two Last Man Stand-Up BySarah Koenig Producer Sarah Koenig tells the story of Duke Fightmaster, who refused to give up his simple dream: to replace Conan O'Brien. (24 1/2 minutes) Act Three My Own Private U.F.O. ByElna Baker A story about God and extraterrestrials, told by Elna Baker. Elna is the author of a memoir called The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance. Song:“My Flying Saucer” by Billy Bragg & Wilco Photos My Own Private U.F.O. Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 187: Father's Day '01 June 15, 2001 Act Three: Legend Of A Bankrobber's Son Nick Flynn tells the story of his father, who was never on a pedestal. 68: Lincoln's Second Inaugural July 4, 1997 Act Four: Good Whites, Bad Whites A documentary by Cecilia Vaisman and Christina Egloff, with Jay Allison, about a white woman named Carolyn Wren Shannon, who grew up hating blacks in a Catholic neighborhood, and how her attitudes change. 283: Remember Me Feb. 25, 2005 Act One: Thinking Inside The Box David Wilcox tells the story of how his mother, who was dying of lung cancer, made a short videotape for his sister, who is severely developmentally disabled. Staff RecommendationsView all 490 Mar. 22, 2013 Trends With Benefits The startling rise of the number of people on disability in America. 489 Mar. 1, 2013 No Coincidence, No Story! We asked listeners to send us their best coincidence stories, and we got more than 1,300 submissions!