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. July 27, 2021
    39 min
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    “They Don't Call Those Years Formative for Nothing” with Raffi
    Deanna Gobio tells the story of getting her first tattoo when she was 79 years old. Then Max talks to Raffi about his musical roots, how he learned to embrace his career as a children’s musician, and how it fee…
  2. July 20, 2021
    43 min
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    “I Cannot Go from Sixty to Zero” with Bob Iger
    Anna Lee Fisher reflects on her career as an astronaut and how traveling to space helped her define her priorities. Then Max talks with Bob Iger about the impact he has had on the world as the CEO of Disney, ho…
  3. July 13, 2021
    42 min
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    “Everybody’s Job Changes” with Nikki Giovanni
    Howard Kakita explains how surviving the atomic bomb has impacted his perspective on aging. Then Max talks with Nikki Giovanni about why she thinks getting older is a good idea, how she decided to let the next…
  4. July 06, 2021
    39 min
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    “We Are the Last Generation to Die” with Michio Kaku
    Travis Mayes shares how a mistake made him one of the best pit masters in Texas. Then Max talks with Dr. Michio Kaku, a physicist and co-founder of string field theory, about how physics can help predict multip…
  5. June 29, 2021
    35 min
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    "When You Win, Brag Gently; When You Lose, Weep Softly" with Jim Clyburn
    William Locke explains why he’ll never give up his two biggest vices. Then Max talks with Congressman Jim Clyburn about how the balance between optimism and pragmatism has guided his political career and how he…
  6. June 22, 2021
    37 min
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    “We Need to Make Time” with Alice Waters
    Evelyn Griesse reveals why she believes in fate. Then Max talks with Alice Waters about what she has learned over 50 years of running Chez Panisse, her legendary restaurant, and why she’s not afraid to pass it…
  7. June 15, 2021
    41 min
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    "I’m a Better Person Now Than I Was" with Dan Rather
    Sjanna and Peter Leighton explain how their biggest regret came to be their greatest source of joy. Then Max talks to Dan Rather about his career as the anchor of the CBS Evening News, learning to live with his…
  8. June 08, 2021
    37 min
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    “I Am Dionne from Beginning to End” with Dionne Warwick
    Gloria Allen thanks her role models for teaching her everything she needed to know about love. Then Max talks with Dionne Warwick about how she has held on to her sense of self and why everyone—Dionne included—…
  9. June 01, 2021
    38 min
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    “The Foolishness of the Human Condition” with Norman Lear
    Paula Weinstein reveals the secret to good parenting. Then Max talks with TV producer Norman Lear about how to sustain creativity, the perfect moments he's always searching for, and how to live between the word…
  10. May 25, 2021