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 417: This Party Sucks Oct. 29, 2010 Act One: Patriot Games Rich Carlson and Tom Swenor, two best friends in Michigan, got so fed up with the political process in the country, they decided to form their own Tea Party chapter in Petoskey, Michigan. 420: Neighborhood Watch Nov. 19, 2010 Act Three: Witness for the Poo-secution Ira Glass tells the story of how science is being used to fight the ultimate neighborhood plague: Dog poop. 241: 20 Acts in 60 Minutes July 11, 2003 Act Nineteen: The Hard Life at the Top Every year 1,200 new army cadets arrive at West Point. Staff RecommendationsView all 449 Oct. 28, 2011 Middle School Stories from the awkward, confusing, hormonally charged world of middle school. 504 Sept. 6, 2013 How I Got Into College How a stolen library book got one man into his dream school and changed his life forever. Or at least that's the story he tells himself.