63 May 9, 1997 One Thing People whose lives are organized around one thing. DownloadAmazon iTunes 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 223: Classifieds Oct. 11, 2002 Act Four: Personal Ads "Joyce, I don't need another Housekeeper." Producer Jonathan Goldstein talks with the man who placed this ad. 181: The Friendly Man Apr. 6, 2001 Act One: The Test At a fairly bleak time in his life, Scott took a job driving all over the state of Utah, interviewing people who were diagnosed with schizophrenia. 624: Private Geography Sept. 1, 2017 Act One: Vouching Towards Bethlehem Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Staff RecommendationsView all 443 Aug. 12, 2011 Amusement Park We head to some of the happiest places on Earth: amusement parks! 186 June 8, 2001 Prom While the seniors danced at Prom Night 2001 in Hoisington, Kansas—a town of about 3,000—a tornado hit the town.