Andy Rooney Exiting '60 Minutes' Sunday

Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 05:48 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

NEW YORK — CBS says commentator Andy Rooney will make his final weekly "60 Minutes" appearance on this Sunday's edition.

The 92-year-old Rooney will announce his departure in his regular essay at the end of the program, where he has been featured since 1978.

This, his 1,097th original essay for the program, will be preceded by a segment in which Rooney looks back on his career with "60 Minutes" correspondent Morley Safer, CBS said Tuesday.

Rooney began his run on "60 Minutes" in July 1978 with an essay about the reporting of automobile fatalities on the Independence Day weekend. 

He became a regular contributor that fall, delivering sometimes folksy, sometimes cranky commentaries on ordinary life. 

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Fundraising Figures, Ad Spending Lend Insight Into Senate Races

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014 09:48 AM

While polls can provide a snapshot of where a race stands in the public's eye, quarterly fundraising figures also give i . . .

Report: Dozens of ISIS Supporters Living Openly in US

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014 09:25 AM

There are dozens of supporters of the Islamic State (ISIS) living openly in the United States, according to research bas . . .

Man in Dallas With Ebola Initially Sent Home With Antibiotics

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014 08:27 AM

A man with Ebola in Dallas was initially sent home from the hospital with antibiotics after seeking treatment for an unk . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved