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 330: My Reputation Apr. 13, 2007 Act One: Not Everybody Loves Raymond This American Life producer Sarah Koenig tells a story of the rise and fall of a politician's reputation. 188: Kid Logic June 22, 2001 Act One: Baby Scientists With Faulty Data More stories like the one in the prologue, where kids look at something going on around them, observe it carefully, think about it logically, and come to conclusions that are completely incorrect. 606: Just What I Wanted Dec. 23, 2016 Act Two: He’s Making A List, Checking It Nice, Gonna Find Out Who Voted Twice After this year’s election, Republicans in North Carolina went out looking for cases of voter fraud - all over the state. 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. 513 Dec. 13, 2013 129 Cars One car dealership tries to sell 129 cars. It is way more chaotic than we expected.