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 Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Imagno/Getty Images Prologue Prologue ByIra GlassEtgar Keret 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 591: Get Your Money's Worth July 15, 2016 Act One: The Final Countdown Doug Deason is a political donor trying to make the biggest decision people like him make every four years – which presidential candidate to back. 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. 630: Things I Mean to Know Oct. 27, 2017 Act Two: Flake News Producer Zoe Chace has been following Arizona Sen. Staff RecommendationsView all 492 Apr. 12, 2013 Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde Did a beloved family doctor with no criminal history suddenly up and strangle his own father? 46 Dec. 13, 1996 Sissies A family where the father was one kind of sissy and the son was another kind, and how the family was destroyed despite the fact that no one wanted it to be.