Phil Donahue and Marlo Thomas have compiled the stories of dozens of other couples for 'What Makes a Marriage Last'

Phil Donahue and Marlo Thomas have compiled the stories of dozens of other couples for 'What Makes a Marriage Last'

When Phil met Marlo, they were so famous that last names were superfluous. Maybe they still are, more than 40 years later, as this pair of octogenarians sit in their New York City apartment and say …He: “Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter have been married for 74 years this July. They read the Bible to each other every night before going to bed.”She: “We aren’t experts or psychologists. We just went out to find out what makes marriages last.”They are, befitting these troubled times, talking to and seeing me on a computer screen, as I am them. They look very good. He (last name Donahue) is 84 years old....


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