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 580: That's One Way to Do It Feb. 19, 2016 Act One: Sex, Boyhood and Politics in South Carolina Producer Zoe Chace hangs out with an unlikely Trump supporter in order to get to the bottom of his unusual motivation. 80: Running After Antelope Oct. 17, 1997 Act Two: Natural Disaster How an audience of children derailed Late Night with Conan O'Brien. 171: Election Nov. 3, 2000 Act Three: Nepotism: A Beginner's Guide Reporter Adam Davidson is related to George W. 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?