421 December 3, 2010 Last Man Standing Is it stubbornness? Tenacity? Survival of the fittest? This week, stories about people who feel compelled to keep going, especially when everyone else has given up. Download Share a clip Transcript L.Brumm Photography and Design Act One Act One ByIra Glass Ira Glass speaks with JoAnn Chiakulas, the only Juror on the trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich who believed he was innocent of trying to sell Barack Obama's senate seat. (11 minutes) Song:“Do Your Duty” by Candi Staton Act Two Last Man Stand-Up BySarah Koenig Producer Sarah Koenig tells the story of Duke Fightmaster, who refused to give up his simple dream: to replace Conan O'Brien. (24 1/2 minutes) Act Three My Own Private U.F.O. ByElna Baker A story about God and extraterrestrials, told by Elna Baker. Elna is the author of a memoir called The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance. Song:“My Flying Saucer” by Billy Bragg & Wilco Photos My Own Private U.F.O. Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 187: Father's Day '01 June 15, 2001 Act Three: Legend Of A Bankrobber's Son Nick Flynn tells the story of his father, who was never on a pedestal. 43: Faustian Bargains Nov. 22, 1996 Act Two: The Undiscovered Country Found tape of a conversation about bringing back the dead. 675: I’m on TV?? May 17, 2019 Act Three: Lina with an N Producer Lina Misitzis revisits a moment in a TV special that’s stuck with her for over twenty years. 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. 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.