Book Discussion on The Older the Fiddle, the Better the Tune

Mr. Scott talked about his book The Older the Fiddle, the Better the Tune: The Joys of Reaching a Certain Age, published by… read more

Mr. Scott talked about his book The Older the Fiddle, the Better the Tune: The Joys of Reaching a Certain Age, published by Hyperion. In the book Mr. Scott declared that the happiest times of people’s lives are their childhood and their “old age.” To prove this thesis, he interviewed people across a spectrum of ages and professions, including actors, astronauts, writers, and program hosts to solicit their thoughts on getting older. The responses are a compilation of short letters, essays, paragraphs and quotes that provided a generally optimistic view from senior citizens. close

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Book Discussion on The Older the Fiddle, the Better the Tune

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 13, 2003
Last Aired:
Dec 31, 2005

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  • Jul 13, 2003 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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