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. Download 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 Newt Gingrich, 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 139: Ghosts of Elections Past Sept. 3, 1999 Act Three: Pete And Repeat How California Governor Pete Wilson's anti-immigrant policies found some supporters among immigrants themselves. 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. 237: Regime Change Apr. 18, 2003 Act Three: The Heart Is A Lonely Junta Jeffrey Brown wrote a comic novel called Clumsy, a beautiful and intimate account of his relationship with his ex-girlfriend. Staff RecommendationsView all 565 Aug. 28, 2015 Lower 9 + 10 We go to the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans to talk to residents about what matters most to them ten years after the hurricane. 77 Sept. 26, 1997 Pray Can the secular world and the religious world understand each other?