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 461: Take the Money and Run for Office Mar. 30, 2012 Act Three: The O.G.s Ten years ago, Congress voted to reform campaign finance, after Senators John McCain and Russ Feingold took up the cause. 62: Something for Nothing May 2, 1997 Act Two: Guinea Pig Zero Ira interviews Bob Helms, creator of the zine Guinea Pig Zero, which is about people who make their living by donating their bodies to science for medical experiments. 297: This Is Not My Beautiful House Sept. 16, 2005 Act Two: No Place Like Dome Host Ira Glass talks to evacuees about what it's like to live on a cot in the Astrodome and the Reliant convention center next door. Staff RecommendationsView all 490 Mar. 22, 2013 Trends With Benefits The startling rise of the number of people on disability in America. 75 Sept. 12, 1997 Kindness of Strangers A locksmith tells the story of an act of kindness he committed, hoping for a small reward. That, and other stories of kindness in New York City.