Garrison Keillor, Public Radio's Enduring Companion

The longtime host of 'A Prairie Home Companion' reflects on milestones and his future.Not a single public opinion survey would have hinted at it in the mid-1970s, but it turns out that stories about Norwegian bachelor farmers, mock ads for the American Duct Tape Council and musical sets mashing together bluegrass and bossa nova have a bit of staying power.

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