Aging in Politics

Consider This

Air Date: 03/09/2024

Host: Cathy Wyatt Guests: Christopher Kelly, Ph.D. | Chair, Department of Gerontology, UNO Carson Holloway, Ph.D. | Chair, Department of Political Science, UNO Health issues and other limitations... Coming up on the next edition of “Consider This…” Aging in Politics. Eighty-one-year-old Senator Mitch McConnell recently froze on camera. Eighty-year-old President Joseph Biden is the oldest in history. And some say 77-year-old Former President Donald Trump is dangerous. So, what’s the answer? Nikki Haley thinks she knows. The Republican presidential candidate recently called for cognitive testing of any candidate over 75. Just what would that take? Join us.