You know the voice. Carl Kassell, who is 75, began at National Public Radio in 1975 and announced his final newscast today at 8 a.m. our time. "The only thing I'm retiring is my alarm clock," he quipped on the air. Kassell will stay as the judge and scorekeeper for NPR's quiz program, "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!"
Carl Kassel signs off at NPR
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