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He was 84 years old.
We just got the heartbreaking news that our dear friend and Score Keeper Emeritus Carl Kasell has passed away. Carl was warm, funny, caring, and put up with our nonsense with a knowing smile and a wink.
In a word, he was a gentleman. He broadcast for the program for over three decades. He would record phone messages for the winners. He recorded more than 2, personalized voicemails before retiring in at the age of 80, NPR reported. I am extremely sad to tell you all that my dear friend and colleague for 16 years, Carl Kasell has passed away at the age of 84, from complications of Alzheimer's.
He was, and remains, the heart and soul of our show.
At 16, he joined the staff of local radio station WGBR. The university said he did not officially graduate before being drafted into the U. Kasell was married to the former Clara de Zorzi for 37 years until her death in He married Mary Ann Foster in Survivors include a son from his first marriage, Joe Kasell of Ashburn, Virginia; a stepson, Brian Foster of Washington; a sister; and four grandchildren.
This story has been updated with additional biographical details on Kasell.Dec 03, · NPR’s Book Concierge Our Guide To ’s Great Reads. by Nicole Cohen, David Eads, Rose Friedman, Becky Lettenberger, Petra Mayer, Beth Novey and Christina Rees – Published December 3, All the Women in My Family Sing raises voices that tell of racial and gender-based inequality within societies.
It is an array of vital essays ranging from the pressures of being the vice-president of a Fortune company, to escaping the killing elds of Cambodia, to the struggles inside immigration, identity, romance, self-worth and sexuality.
This I Believe Beginning in , radio pioneer Edward R. Murrow asked Americans from all walks of life to write essays about their most fundamental and closely held beliefs. Half a century later. This I Believe Beginning in , radio pioneer Edward R. Murrow asked Americans from all walks of life to write essays about their most fundamental and closely held beliefs.
Half a century later.
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