Talk about the end of an era. I never knew what Carl Kasell looked like until today, but his voice is as distinctive as Edward R. Murrow or Walter Cronkite. NPR won't be quite the same without him.
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National Public Radio's Carl Kasell, 75, delivers one of his last newscasts during the Morning Edition program at NPR December 30, 2009 in Washington, DC. A newscaster with NPR for 30 years, Kasell will take up the duty of roving ambassador for the network and continue his work on the game show Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me!