As scientists begin to reexamine the pages of historic texts, they’re learning remarkable things about the people who once handled these ancient documents -- including at D.C.'s Folger Library.
The biological clock is ticking, but it’s not the one you’re probably thinking of. It’s one that affects both women and men. and kids, for that matter. We’re talking about aging grandparents and how having children later in life could mean fewer years together. After writing a piece for Time on the subject, Susanna Schrobsdorff joins us to discuss how having kids later impacts the whole family.
- Philip Cohen Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland
- Ellen Weber Libby Psychologist; Author, "The Favorite Child" (Prometheus Books)
- Susanna Schrobsdorff Assistant Managing Editor, TIME magazine
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