After 16 years as official judge and scorekeeper of the NPR news quiz show, and 60 years in radio, he wanted his last show to be just like any other. As if. Sprinkled throughout the hour were tributes from Stephen Colbert, Tom Hanks, Katie Couric and President Obama.
May 15, 2014 Carl Kasell took time to pose for photographs and sign autographs for fans at the Warner Theater after the taping of his last appearance on “Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me.” Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post Buy Photo