63 May 9, 1997 One Thing People whose lives are organized around one thing. Download Share a clip Transcript Diego Sevilla Prologue ByIra Glass Ira talks with a gang kid who turned to Jesus with the same ferocity and dedication with which he served his old street gang. (5 minutes) Act One Life Without Leanne ByLarry Doyle A story by Larry Doyle. (10 minutes) Act Two Inescapable Logic ByBeau O'Reilly Beau O'Reilly tells the story of a man who tried to run for President as a utopian nudist. (24 minutes) Act Three More Than One Thing ByPaul Tough How journalist Philip Weiss came to agree with some Clinton conspiracy theorists but not to follow their cause. With Paul Tough. (10 minutes) Act Four Quitting Quitting ByIra Glass This American Life gets a return visit from Evan Harris, the woman who used to believe that quitting was the one thing at the heart of all human existence. (8 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 265: Fake Science May 21, 2004 Act Four: Radio Science Fake science can be fun. 132: Father’s Day ‘99 June 18, 1999 Act Three: Age of Enchantment What happens when a dad tries too hard to protect his child from disappointment and instead enthrall the child. 17: Name Change / No Theme Mar. 21, 1996 Act Three: Fan, Not Fan The first in a series of pieces in the coming months on This American Life: Non-journalists covering aspects of the Presidential campaign. Staff RecommendationsView all 560 July 3, 2015 Abdi and the Golden Ticket A story about someone who's desperately trying – against long odds – to make it to the United States and become an American. 77 Sept. 26, 1997 Pray Can the secular world and the religious world understand each other?