32 August 16, 1996 Republican Convention Unusual stories about day-to-day life at the Republican Convention. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Terri Ann Act One Normal Life In An Abnormal Setting Host Ira Glass follows a delegation to find out what people actually do at a convention. (14 minutes) ByIra Glass Act Two Act Two Sex advice columnist Dan Savage tells the odd story of how he became a Republican state convention delegate even though he's a Democrat and gay. (18 minutes) ByIra GlassDan Savage Act Three Campaign Diaries More campaign diaries from The New Republic's Michael Lewis. (25 minutes) ByMichael Lewis Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 119: Lockup Jan. 8, 1999 Act One: I Mess With Texas Over two decades ago, not long after he got out of Texas prison for robbery, Ray Hill got a job at his local public radio station, KPFT in Houston. 160: Character Assassination May 19, 2000 Act One: Those Who Ignore History Are Condemned To Repeat It—But Those Who Pay Attention To History Are Also Condemned To Repeat It Dirty political attacks go back to the very beginning of the American Republic. 131: The Kids Are Alright June 4, 1999 Act One: Where The People Walk Around Upside Down More stories from Wen Huang that contradict what you think you know about the 1989 student uprising in China. Staff RecommendationsView all 487 Feb. 15, 2013 Harper High School - Part One We spent five months at a high school in Chicago where in the last year 29 current and recent students were shot. 488 Feb. 22, 2013 Harper High School - Part Two Part two of our program on Harper High School in Chicago, where in the last year 29 current and recent students were shot.