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 614: The Other Mr. President Apr. 14, 2017 Act Two: Mr Vladmir Putin’s approval rating is a seemingly unreal 84%. 87: A Very Special Sedaris Christmas Dec. 19, 1997 Act Three: Based On A True Story A Hollywood TV producer tries to convince a church of evangelical Christians to sell out a member of their own congregation. 97: Death to Wacky Mar. 20, 1998 Act Twelve: Evading Wacky And Serious Robert Krulwich's stories, on NPR, CBS and ABC, are neither wacky nor pompously serious. Staff RecommendationsView all 465 May 25, 2012 What Happened at Dos Erres A Guatemalan immigrant living near Boston gets a phone call with some very strange news about his past. 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!