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 Newt Gingrich, 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 179: Cicero Mar. 16, 2001 Act Four: They Say Our Love Is Here To Stay Two stories about daily life in Cicero. 420: Neighborhood Watch Nov. 19, 2010 Act Three: Witness for the Poo-secution Ira Glass tells the story of how science is being used to fight the ultimate neighborhood plague: Dog poop. 594: My Summer Self Aug. 12, 2016 Act Two: Say Yes to Summer A troupe of comedians tell personal stories about summer experiences and improvise scenes based on them. Staff RecommendationsView all 46 Dec. 13, 1996 Sissies A family where the father was one kind of sissy and the son was another kind, and how the family was destroyed despite the fact that no one wanted it to be. 355 May 9, 2008 The Giant Pool of Money The surprisingly entertaining story of how the U.S. got itself into a housing crisis.