It’s hard to believe, but Barbie is about to turn 60 years old. Pop Insider Publisher Jackie Breyer spoke with NBC News about the iconic doll’s significance on pop culture and society as a whole. Check out the full interview above.

Also, check a special section on Barbie’s 60th Anniversary in the latest issue of Pop Insider magazine.

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Bill Reese

Bill Reese

Bill Reese is Director of Operations at Adventure Media & Events, where he's worked since 2014. A former editor at Playbill and graduate of SUNY–Purchase, he spends most weekends rooting for the New York Red Bulls pro soccer team and making subway systems out of Brio trains with his little boy Jonah.