Now 74, NPR’s Susan Stamberg talks about the ups and downs of aging

1:57 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Now 74, NPR’s Susan Stamberg talks about the ups and downs of aging

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Our Grand Dame of Public Radio talks about her years of being associated with public radio since its beginning. She shares her take on technologies, hobbies, dating, and the peak age for working in radio.
When Susan Stamberg started anchoring "All Things Considered" on what was then known as National Public Radio in 1972, she was the only woman broadcasting nightly news on nationwide radio or television. She modeled herself after her male colleagues, "because I thought that's what you do," she said.