662 November 16, 2018 Where There Is a Will Stories of people who believe there is always a way. And also those who don’t. Download Share a clip Transcript Imagno/Getty Images Prologue Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks with Etgar Keret who tells the story of how his mother convinced an army general to send her son home for a day in the middle of a war. (7 minutes) Act One When Cooperation Doesn’t Get You What You Want ByZoe Chace As a teenager he saw himself as an historical figure, then that ended up becoming true. Producer Zoe Chace tells the story of the man who either reinvented politics or broke it. (34 minutes) Act Two Life Is a Coin With One Side ByDavid Kestenbaum Producer David Kestenbaum took issue with the entire premise of today’s show, and explains why. (14 minutes) Song:“I Will” by Art Garfunkel Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 483: Self-Improvement Kick Jan. 4, 2013 Act Two: Some Like it Dot A young idealist named Octavio Sanchez is chief of staff to the president of Honduras. 369: Poultry Slam 2008 Nov. 28, 2008 Act Four: Twistery Mystery Wayne Curtis has been puzzling over an unexplained meteorological phenomenon involving chickens...a riddle that's nearly two centuries old. 266: I'm From the Private Sector and I'm Here to Help June 4, 2004 Act Four: Electricity On their way out to a power plant, Nancy and Lee, a supervisor for Fluor in Iraq, get shot at by men in a BMW. Staff RecommendationsView all 355 May 9, 2008 The Giant Pool of Money The surprisingly entertaining story of how the U.S. got itself into a housing crisis. 492 Apr. 12, 2013 Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde Did a beloved family doctor with no criminal history suddenly up and strangle his own father?