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 629: Expect Delays Oct. 20, 2017 Act One: The Most Expected Delay in Northern Ohio Linndale, Ohio, is a town known almost entirely for its speed trap. 336: Who Can You Save? July 6, 2007 Act One: Kill One, Save Five Say there's a group of five people standing on a train track, and you're on a train coming toward them. 315: The Parrot and the Potbellied Pig July 21, 2006 Act Two: Pig A friend tells Jonathan Goldstein how a trip with a pot-bellied pig ended up revealing his character and making his girlfriend leave. 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! 443 Aug. 12, 2011 Amusement Park We head to some of the happiest places on Earth: amusement parks!