63 May 9, 1997 One Thing People whose lives are organized around one thing. Download Share a clip Transcript Diego Sevilla Prologue ByIra Glass Ira talks with a gang kid who turned to Jesus with the same ferocity and dedication with which he served his old street gang. (5 minutes) Act One Life Without Leanne ByLarry Doyle A story by Larry Doyle. (10 minutes) Act Two Inescapable Logic ByBeau O'Reilly Beau O'Reilly tells the story of a man who tried to run for President as a utopian nudist. (24 minutes) Act Three More Than One Thing ByPaul Tough How journalist Philip Weiss came to agree with some Clinton conspiracy theorists but not to follow their cause. With Paul Tough. (10 minutes) Act Four Quitting Quitting ByIra Glass This American Life gets a return visit from Evan Harris, the woman who used to believe that quitting was the one thing at the heart of all human existence. (8 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 500: 500! July 12, 2013 Act Two Several producers talked about the first stories they ever heard on the show, before they worked here. 85: Poultry Slam 1997 Dec. 5, 1997 Act Two: Headless Chicken In Topless Bar Ira with Lloyd Natoff, on killing chickens. 124: Welcome to America Mar. 19, 1999 Act One: What Do Arnold Schwarzenegger And Sigmund Freud Have In Common? Because of a shortage of math and science teachers, New York City decided to import instructors from Austria. Staff RecommendationsView all 562 July 31, 2015 The Problem We All Live With - Part One There’s one thing that has been proven to cut the achievement gap between black and white students by half: integration. 110 Sept. 4, 1998 Mapping The world redrawn by the five senses.