Garrison Keillor Announces Retirement

Radio host Garrison Keillor, 68, told the AARP Bulletin (!) that he's planning to retire in the spring of 2013.

The host of A Prairie Home Companion says that he must find his replacement first.

Keillor created his show in 1974 in Minnesota. It is now broadcast on 590 public radio stations across the country and is heard by over 4 million people each week.

The show was made into a movie with Meryl Streep.

Keillor is also author of numerous books about the imaginary town and other topics.  He also hosts the public radio Writer's Almanac show that features a poem each day.

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Radio Host Garrison Keillor Retiring

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