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Countdown {format} 2:36 Joe Frank

An HV/ collaboration: For New Year’s weekend, a sobering look at the passage of time.

Broadcast: Dec 31 2007 on HV PODCAST; Jan 1 2005 on APM Weekend America Subjects: Spoken Word, Senior

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Grandmother: A Story of Aging, Decline and Love {format} 8:16 Jake Warga

The producer chronicles the life and decline of his paternal grandmother. As she grew older, she mistook him for his father, who had already died. Warga tells the story of how and when she started to forget things as she entered her 90s. [transcript]

Broadcast: Oct 6 2005 on NPR All Things Considered Subjects: Senior, Family, Health

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Clock Maker’s Time Off {format} {format} 1:01 Jeremy Hobson

A retired clock maker adjusts to life away from the time business. [transcript]

Broadcast: Feb 5 2004 on NPR Day to DaySeries: WCAI/WNAN Sonic IDs Subjects: Senior, Labor, Business

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Old Together {format} 3:39 Barrett Golding

Three couples:Tom and Ruth Kassoy, Kate and Mike McCabe, and Lad and Lois Shorey, reminisce on romance, life, love and growing old together. (Music: Kels H]Koch and Joe Bass.) [transcript]

Broadcast: Nov 1 2003 on PRI/WNYC Studio 360 Subjects: Family, Senior

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End of the Road {format} 7:06 Nancy Updike

After 70 years behind the wheel, Esther Gospe gives up driving. Everybody has accidents so just get in the car and drive.

Broadcast: Sep 1 2001 on PRI/MPR Savvy Traveler Subjects: Senior

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Julius Knipl {format} Sound Portraits

URL linkJULIUS KNIPL, Real Estate Photographer- A radio cartoon starring Jerry Stiller, produced by Sound Portraits's David Isay (music producer: Henry Sapoznik) based on the comic strip by Ben Katchor.

Broadcast: Jan 1 2001 on HV Webwork Subjects: Comedy, Religious, Senior

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