421 December 3, 2010 Last Man Standing Is it stubbornness? Tenacity? Survival of the fittest? This week, stories about people who feel compelled to keep going, especially when everyone else has given up. Download Share a clip Transcript L.Brumm Photography and Design Act One Act One ByIra Glass Ira Glass speaks with JoAnn Chiakulas, the only Juror on the trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich who believed he was innocent of trying to sell Barack Obama's senate seat. (11 minutes) Song:“Do Your Duty” by Candi Staton Act Two Last Man Stand-Up BySarah Koenig Producer Sarah Koenig tells the story of Duke Fightmaster, who refused to give up his simple dream: to replace Conan O'Brien. (24 1/2 minutes) Act Three My Own Private U.F.O. ByElna Baker A story about God and extraterrestrials, told by Elna Baker. Elna is the author of a memoir called The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance. Song:“My Flying Saucer” by Billy Bragg & Wilco Photos My Own Private U.F.O. Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 87: A Very Special Sedaris Christmas Dec. 19, 1997 Act Three: Based On A True Story A Hollywood TV producer tries to convince a church of evangelical Christians to sell out a member of their own congregation. 54: Sinatra Feb. 21, 1997 Act One: The Death Of Frank Sinatra Michael Ventura, who grew up Sicilian in New York, says that as a kid he thought Sinatra was in his family. 70: Other People's Mail July 25, 1997 Act Two: Thief There can be consequences for reading other people's mail. Staff RecommendationsView all 419 Nov. 12, 2010 Petty Tyrant The rise and fall of a school maintenance man in Schenectady, New York who terrorized his staff and got away with it for decades. 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.