34 August 30, 1996 Democratic Convention Unusual stories from the 1996 Democratic Convention in Chicago, with scenes and moments not documented elsewhere. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Campaign ad Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass wonders what the Democrats stand for, and then goes in search of an answer. (4 minutes) Act One A Little Tour Inside the Message Machine ByIra Glass The secret games delegates play to amuse themselves, differences between Republican and Democratic convention delegates, and more. (30 minutes) Act Two Campaign Diaries ByIra GlassMichael Lewis The latest installment of Michael Lewis's campaign diaries. (7 minutes) Act Three Neighbors ByIra Glass One of the boys from the book There Are No Children Here goes back to his old neighborhood across from the Convention site. (10 minutes) Act Four TV Show ByDanny Drennan Webmaster and Beverly Hills 90210 expert Danny Drennan on the convention. Danny runs the site Inquisitor Mediarama. (6 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 602: The Sun Comes Up Nov. 11, 2016 Act Three: Trump Tower Producer Karen Duffin visits someone who actually knows the man who’s going to be President: Donald Trump’s neighbor. 211: Naming Names May 3, 2002 Act Two: One Crucible Leads To Another We hear excerpts from two autobiographies which each describe the same moment, but in very different ways. 512: House Rules Nov. 22, 2013 Act Two: The Missionary Once the Fair Housing Act became law in 1968, there was some question about how to implement it and enforce it. Staff RecommendationsView all 110 Sept. 4, 1998 Mapping The world redrawn by the five senses. 354 Apr. 18, 2008 Mistakes Were Made Freezing dead people so scientists can reanimate them in the future is a lot harder than it sounds.