Editor’s Note: Art Linkletter died on May 26, 2010. This interview was conducted in 2006.

An American icon, Art Linkletter has been a positive influence on our culture for more than 60 years.

His TV work includes “House Party” and “Kids Say the Darndest Things.”

Today at the age of 94, he’s still Chairman of the Board of Linkletter Enterprises, overseeing operations all around the world.

He’s recently written his 28th book, “How to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life.”

He talked to Growing Bolder about his rags-to-riches story, his 70-year love affair with his wife and why he continues to be one of the hardest working people in show business.