Dolly Parton performs in 2014.

Dolly Parton performs in 2014.

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Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

At age 10, in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, Dolly Parton launched her country music career. Sixty years later she shows no sign of slowing down.

Over the years she has become a movie star, a theme park creator and a literacy activist. Kurt spoke with Dolly after the release of her 2005 record, “Those Were the Days.”

Kurt Andersen, Dolly Parton and producer Leital Molad.

Kurt Andersen, Dolly Parton and producer Leital Molad.

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Studio 360

(Originally aired October 29, 2005)

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