Betty White has been on television, in her words, "forever." In 1995, she published an autobiography, Here We Go Again, My Life in Television. Her new memoir, If You Ask Me, just hit the bookstands. Host Liane Hansen talks with White about her long, successful career.
Excerpt: 'If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't)
"One thing they don't tell you about growing old — you don't feel old, you just feel like yourself. And it's true. I don't feel eighty-nine years old. I simply am eighty-nine years old.
"If I didn't feel so well, I might have a different philosophy altogether."
Read the complete excerpt at NPR News.