70 Over 70

70 Over 70

Pineapple Street Studios
Society & Culture
8 episodes
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?
  • 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 on to the next generation of chefs.  -- Learn more about Evelyn Griesse’s work with The So...
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  • 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 mistakes, and finding his own voice as a journalist in his 80s. -- Know someone who shoul...
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  • 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—needs a backup plan. -- Know someone who should be on 70 Over 70? We’re looking for all ty...
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  • 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 words “over” and “next.” -- Know someone who should be on 70 Over 70? We’re looking for all ty...
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  • Betty Goedhart tells the story of how a trip to the circus changed her life at age 78. Then Max talks with André De Shields about winning his first Tony Award at age 73 and why that milestone could not have come any sooner than it did.  -- Know someone who should be on 70 Over 70? We’re looking for...
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  • Timothy Fullam shares the exhilaration of returning to a favorite instrument. Then Max talks with Sister Helen Prejean about what dedicating her life to ending the death penalty has taught her about facing her own mortality. -- Do you know someone who should be on 70 over 70? We’re looking for all t...
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  • Before our first episode, Max sits down with the person over 70 who knows him best — his dad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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  • You know those 30 under 30 lists that make you feel kinda inadequate and terrible? 70 Over 70 is the opposite of that. Max Linsky talks to 70 remarkable people all over the age of 70 about their lives — what they’ve learned, what they’re still trying to figure out and how they’re thinking about what...
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