63 May 9, 1997 One Thing People whose lives are organized around one thing. Share a clip Transcript Diego Sevilla Prologue ByIra Glass Ira talks with a gang kid who turned to Jesus with the same ferocity and dedication with which he served his old street gang. (5 minutes) Act One Life Without Leanne ByLarry Doyle A story by Larry Doyle. (10 minutes) Act Two Inescapable Logic ByBeau O'Reilly Beau O'Reilly tells the story of a man who tried to run for President as a utopian nudist. (24 minutes) Act Three More Than One Thing ByPaul Tough How journalist Philip Weiss came to agree with some Clinton conspiracy theorists but not to follow their cause. With Paul Tough. (10 minutes) Act Four Quitting Quitting ByIra Glass This American Life gets a return visit from Evan Harris, the woman who used to believe that quitting was the one thing at the heart of all human existence. (8 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 376: Wrong Side of History Mar. 13, 2009 Act 3: Family Feudalism Sketch comedy troupe Kasper Hauser performs a radio game show, where a race car driver, a guy fluent in middle English, and a teacher take turns cramming all the 21st century wisdom they can into a 30 second phone call to the 14th century. 176: Two Nations, One President Jan. 26, 2001 Act 4: Let Us Reason Together We return to the Supreme Court case of Bush vs. Gore to try to better understand why the majority ruled the way it did...and whether the decision was in fact as outrageous as many critics said it was. 148: The Angels Wanna Wear My Red Suit Dec. 24, 1999 Act 1: The Red Velvet Underground We begin our show with the most idealistic notion of Santa. Mike Paterniti heads on a quest across the country, looking for something we've lost, when it comes to Santa. Staff RecommendationsView all 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! 387 Aug. 7, 2009 Arms Trader 2009 The U.S. government spent two years on a sting operation trapping an Indian man suspected of being an illegal arms dealer.