29 July 19, 1996 Bob Dole Unusual perspectives on the presumptive Republican nominee. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Prologue ByIra Glass Ira wonders what the Dole campaign is thinking. Does this campaign really have the will to live? (4 minutes) Act One Campaign Diaries ByMichael Lewis We hear campaign diaries from author Michael Lewis, who is on the campaign trail for the New Republic magazine. (29 minutes) Act Two How You Can Be Bob Dole ByIra Glass Former Saturday Night Live writer Robert Smigel — who impersonates Dole on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and the deceased Dana Carvey Show — gives step-by-step instructions on how to imitate the Republican nominee. (13 minutes) Act Three TV Politics ByDanny Drennan We give Danny Drennan, the writer behind the website Inquisitor Mediarama, a little assignment. (11 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 238: Lost in Translation May 30, 2003 Act Two: Star Of Bethlehem Very few Palestinians speak Hebrew, and very few Israelis speak Arabic, even though most Palestinians and Israelis live a short drive from one another. 61: Fiasco! (1997) Apr. 25, 1997 Act Four: Fiascos As A Force For Good Journalist Margy Rochlin on her first big assignment to do a celebrity interview. 529: Human Spectacle June 27, 2014 Act One: I Am the Eggplant Producer Stephanie Foo speaks to Nasubi, a Japanese comedian who, in the 90s, just wanted a little bit of fame. Staff RecommendationsView all 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? 38 Oct. 11, 1996 Simulated Worlds Civil War reenactments, wax museums, simulated coal mines, fake ethnic restaurants, an ersatz Medieval castle, and other re-created worlds that thrive all across America.