29 July 19, 1996 Bob Dole Unusual perspectives on the presumptive Republican nominee. Download Share a clip Transcript Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Prologue ByIra Glass Ira wonders what the Dole campaign is thinking. Does this campaign really have the will to live? (4 minutes) Act One Campaign Diaries ByMichael Lewis We hear campaign diaries from author Michael Lewis, who is on the campaign trail for the New Republic magazine. (29 minutes) Act Two How You Can Be Bob Dole ByIra Glass Former Saturday Night Live writer Robert Smigel — who impersonates Dole on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and the deceased Dana Carvey Show — gives step-by-step instructions on how to imitate the Republican nominee. (13 minutes) Act Three TV Politics ByDanny Drennan We give Danny Drennan, the writer behind the website Inquisitor Mediarama, a little assignment. (11 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 409: Held Hostage June 4, 2010 Act Three: I've Fallen In Love and I Can't Get Up Four years ago, Matt Frerking started having attacks where he simply couldn't move his body. 87: A Very Special Sedaris Christmas Dec. 19, 1997 Act One: Front Row Center With Thaddeus Bristol David Sedaris reads this story. 34: Democratic Convention Aug. 30, 1996 Act Four: TV Show Webmaster and Beverly Hills 90210 expert Danny Drennan on the convention. Staff RecommendationsView all 354 Apr. 18, 2008 Mistakes Were Made Freezing dead people so scientists can reanimate them in the future is a lot harder than it sounds. 449 Oct. 28, 2011 Middle School Stories from the awkward, confusing, hormonally charged world of middle school.