29 July 19, 1996 Bob Dole Unusual perspectives on the presumptive Republican nominee. DownloadAmazon iTunes 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 367: Ground Game Oct. 24, 2008 Act Three: Union Halls No one much likes to talk about it out loud, but everyone knows it's true: There are a lot of people out there who say they won't vote for Obama because he's black. 314: It's Never Over June 23, 2006 Act Four: One Word: Timing Television comedy writer Tami Sagher describes what can happen when you sit on a joke for years, as she did, before the perfect opportunity to tell it comes along. 34: Democratic Convention Aug. 30, 1996 Act Four: TV Show Webmaster and Beverly Hills 90210 expert Danny Drennan on the convention. Staff RecommendationsView all 472 Aug. 17, 2012 Our Friend David Favorite stories by our longtime contributor and friend David Rakoff. 241 July 11, 2003 20 Acts in 60 Minutes All kinds of little stories that we ordinarily can't use on the radio show because they are just too short.