662 November 16, 2018 Where There Is a Will Stories of people who believe there is always a way. And also those who don’t. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Imagno/Getty Images Prologue Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks with Etgar Keret who tells the story of how his mother convinced an army general to send her son home for a day in the middle of a war. (7 minutes) Act One When Cooperation Doesn’t Get You What You Want ByZoe Chace As a teenager he saw himself as an historical figure, then that ended up becoming true. Producer Zoe Chace tells the story of the man who either reinvented politics or broke it. (34 minutes) Act Two Life Is a Coin With One Side ByDavid Kestenbaum Producer David Kestenbaum took issue with the entire premise of today’s show, and explains why. (14 minutes) Song:“I Will” by Art Garfunkel Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 72: Trek Aug. 8, 1997 Act Two Josh Seftel and Rich Robinson's trek across South Africa continues. 12: Animals Jan. 31, 1996 Act Three: The Moment When Humans Stopped Being Animals Anthropologists agree that humans stopped being animals when they started walking upright, on two legs. 229: Secret Government Jan. 10, 2003 Act Two: Secret Trials And Secret Deportations In the war on terror, the government is rounding up foreigners, checking their immigration status, and then, sometimes, deporting them. Staff RecommendationsView all 261 Mar. 26, 2004 The Sanctity of Marriage A generation of researchers has revolutionized the way we see marriage. 465 May 25, 2012 What Happened at Dos Erres A Guatemalan immigrant living near Boston gets a phone call with some very strange news about his past.