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Michael Lewis is possibly the most entertaining nonfiction writer alive. If that's not true it's at least close to true. Liar's Poker, Moneyball, The Blind Side, his NYT article about Jonathan Lebed (Google it): what's not to love?
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Act Three: The Politics Of Wackiness

Ira with Michael Lewis, author of Losers: The Road to Everyplace but the White House and many other books, who says that in the '96 Presidential Election all the candidates with new ideas, all the candidates capable of talking the way real people act in their real lives, were shunned by the media as "wacky." (10 minutes)

Act Two: Television Man

Campaign diarist Michael Lewis, on his transformation into a television reporter, and on an inspiring moment in American politics between two supposed political enemies from the 1960's.MIT Professor Henry Jenkins, on how candidates today campaign on cable and govern on the networks. (19 minutes)

Act One: The Grizz

Corporate CEO Maurice "Morry" Taylor, Jr. was a Republican candidate for President, and he never had a chance to win the nomination. That didn't stop political reporter and author Michael Lewis from covering Morry's bizarre campaign.