70 Over 70

70 Over 70

70 Over 70

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
A show about how we make the most of the time we have left. Max Linsky talks to 70 remarkable people, all over the age of 70, not just about their past but their lives right now. These are conversations about the big questions we all ask ourselves, no matter how old we are. What does it mean to live well? What are we still searching for? And how do we learn to let go?
  1. February 02, 2022
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    Mailchimp Presents: Going Through It Season 3 with Jenny Yang
    With new host Jenny Yang, Going Through It returns for its third season featuring 15 notable guests reflecting on what they learned from the elders who influenced them at just the right time. New episodes relea…
  2. December 14, 2021
    43 min
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    “Not Knowing Is a Gift” with Marty Linsky
    Before 70 Over 70 goes on hiatus, Max sits down again with the person who inspired the show, his dad Marty, to talk about what he has learned from these conversations and what he hopes will stick with listeners…
  3. December 07, 2021
    46 min
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    “70 Sounds Young to Me” with Dr. Diane Meier
    Paul Price shares what he has learned about how to make the most of the time we have left. Then Max talks with Dr. Diane Meier, a geriatrician and founder of Mount Sinai’s Center to Advance Palliative Care, abo…
  4. November 30, 2021
    47 min
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    “Be. Do. Have.” with Judith Light
    Greg O’Brien shares how a terminal diagnosis revealed his purpose in life. Then Max talks with Judith Light about how her career opened up when she started to focus on what she could give rather than what she c…
  5. November 23, 2021
    40 min
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    Revisiting Our First Episode with Sister Helen Prejean
    This week we’re going back to our first interview of 70 Over 70 with Sister Helen Prejean, who has dedicated her life to ending the death penalty in America. Sister Helen’s interview helped set the tone for our…
  6. November 16, 2021
    37 min
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    “You’re Not Gonna Get Younger” with Twiggy
    Diedre Wolownick tells the story of how she became the oldest woman to climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Then Max talks with Twiggy about her career as an international supermodel, how she thinks abou…
  7. November 09, 2021
    35 min
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    “What You Earn Today Will Carry You on for the Rest of Your Life” with Lilly Ledbetter
    Phyllis Irwin and Lillian Faderman share the story of how a legal loophole allowed them to create the life they had always dreamed of. Then Max talks with Lilly Ledbetter about the amazing story behind the Lill…
  8. November 02, 2021
    34 min
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    "I Wish My Age Weren't Happening" with David Crosby
    Konai Helu Thaman explains how teaching high school English deepened her appreciation for her native language. Then Max talks with David Crosby about why he feels incredibly lucky to still be alive at age 80 an…
  9. October 26, 2021
    40 min
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    "The Difference Between Loneliness and Solitude" with Russell Banks
    Krishnamurthy shares what it feels like to accept new limitations. Then Max talks with Russell Banks about why writing comes more easily now than ever before, how he learned to let go of the anger that drove hi…
  10. October 19, 2021
    37 min
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    "We Are This Crazy and Magnificent Species" with Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk
    Sid and Miriam Moss explain why their 67 year-long marriage has been so successful. Then Max talks with Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk about his life-long pursuit to understand the nature of trauma: how the pandemic h…
  11. October 12, 2021
    42 min
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    "Letting Go of Perfection" with Susan Lucci
    Jackie Batson shares why she hasn’t given up hope on finding the man of her dreams. Then Max talks with actress Susan Lucci about what playing the same role for 41 years — Erica Kane on the soap opera All My Ch…
  12. October 05, 2021
    41 min
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    "The Gentleman’s Time Has Expired" with Barney Frank
    Michelle Drappi and Father Joe Carey share the story of their unlikely friendship. Then Max talks with Congressman Barney Frank about how the world has changed since he started in politics and how, after a care…
  13. September 28, 2021
    42 min
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    "Memory Is Eloquent" with Lois Lowry
    Donalda McGeachy shares how she is still learning to overcome new challenges at age 101. Then Max talks with Lois Lowry about how writing books for young adults has helped her prepare for her own death. --Know…
  14. September 21, 2021
    44 min
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    "I Did It Right the First Time" with Dr. Joycelyn Elders
    Arlene Heyman reads an excerpt from her short story collection Scary Old Sex. Then Max talks with Dr. Joycelyn Elders about her time as Surgeon General under Bill Clinton, what happened after she was forced to…
  15. September 14, 2021
    43 min
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    "I’m in the Prime of My Life" with Diana Nyad
    Carolyn Doelling tells the story of how she rebooted herself as a fashion model at age 74. Then Max talks with Diana Nyad about her epic, record-breaking swim from Cuba to Key West at age 64, how her relationsh…
  16. September 09, 2021
    7 min
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    Introducing: 9/12
    How did 9/11 the day become 9/11 the idea? That question drives award-winning host Dan Taberski (Missing Richard Simmons, Running From COPS, The Line) to shift his focus to what happened on 9/12, and every day…
  17. September 07, 2021
    44 min
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    "You Are Really Several People" with Renata Adler
    George Pettigrew explains how a deep dive into his family’s untold history changed his life. Then we’re doing something a little different this week: sharing a conversation from 2015 that helped inspire 70 Ove…
  18. August 31, 2021
    41 min
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    “I'm Going on All Cylinders” with Dr. Anthony Fauci
    Lucia DeRespinis explains why empathy — and knowing how to throw a good party — is the key to success. Then Max talks with Dr. Anthony Fauci about what these last 540 days have been like for him: how he has tak…
  19. August 24, 2021
    37 min
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    "I Hate Myself a Lot Less" with Maira Kalman
    Shirley Ross and Scott Kalin share the joy, the little annoyances, and the responsibilities that come with having a good roommate. Then Max talks with artist Maira Kalman about how she discovered a newfound sen…
  20. August 17, 2021
    34 min
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    "I’m Tired of Waiting" with James Hong
    Liliana Weisbek reveals why she’s not interested in writing a will. Then Max talks with actor James Hong about playing more than 600 roles over the course of his Hollywood career, why he thinks the entertainmen…

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