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Worth Quoting (Interviews): Maggie Kuhn - Age: Image and Attitudes

Worth Quoting was made possible by Florida Community College at Jacksonville. The series was recorded from 1985 to 2005, and features a powerful collection of interviews.
Interviewee Maggie Kuhn
Interviewer Pat Broderick
Subject Ageism and Advocacy
Title Age: Image and Attitudes

Copyright 1983  Florida Community College at Jacksonville



Maggie Kuhn is founder of the Gray Panthers, an advocacy group dedicated to fighting age discrimination. Kuhn discusses the idea that people are always aging, and they should continue to learn and grow as they age. Kuhn also thinks doctors need to learn to treat older people more comprehensively and compassionately. 

Audio from this interview appeared in the November 2023 episode "Wrinkled Radicals" of the Smithsonian Museum's podcast Side Door. You can listen to that episode at



ageism, Gray Panthers, advocacy

Maggie Kuhn - Age: Image and Attitudes

Kuhn, M. (1983). Interviewed by P, Broderick  [Video Recording]. Worth Quoting. YouTube, Jacksonville, Florida.

Run time: 29 minutes