How Jesse Owens Paved a Golden Path
Olympian Carl Lewis reflects on Jesse Owens' achievements at the ’36 Olympics in Nazi Germany and the racism he continued to face when he returned.
How Jackie Robinson Led by Example
Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker reflects on how Jackie Robinson was a symbol of hope and nonviolent activism for Black athletes.
Michael Jordan’s Groundbreaking Endorsements
Former NBA player Charles Barkley reflects on how Michael Jordan’s status as the premiere pitchman charted a new path for athletes to make money.
‘The Games We Play’ by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recites his powerful essay about the Black athletes who taught him to be a significant athlete by fighting social injustice.
CBS News Anchor Norah O’Donnell On What Drives Her
One of only three women ever to lead a network nightly news broadcast alone, Norah O’Donnell reflects on her career and aging on television.
Why Matthew McConaughey Turned Down $14.5 Million
In 1992, two weeks after his dad died, McConaughey wrote a list of life goals. Nearly 30 years later, McConaughey reflects on his life so far.
How Edward James Olmos Realized Selena’s Colossal Influence
Actor Edward James Olmos describes Selena Quintanilla’s outsized influence on music despite her shocking death at age 23.
Stars Shine at Home for Movies for Grownups Awards
George Clooney, Anthony Hopkins and more accepted AARP’s Movies for Grownups Awards during a broadcast that included TV categories for the first time.
Michael Douglas on His Work and Powerhouse Costars
Actor Michael Douglas discusses why he chooses roles that provide “food for thought” and how he feels “blessed” to work with dynamic women on screen.
Don't Miss the Movies for Grownups Awards on PBS
On Sunday, March 28, Hoda Kotb hosts the Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine, airing on PBS "Great Performances" at 8 p.m./7 p.m. CT.
Tony Bennett Keeps Singing With Alzheimer’s
The legendary singer’s wife, Susan Benedetto, breaks the family’s silence on his diagnosis and reveals how continuing to make music has saved him.
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