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Andy Rooney Obituary

Saturday, November 5th, 2011


Andy Rooney dies at 92; ’60 Minutes’ longtime curmudgeon



His end-of-show essays turned him into a reluctant celebrity. TV Guide called him ‘America’s favorite grump.’ He retired in October 2011 after 33 years on the show.


By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
November 5, 2011


Andy Rooney, CBS News’ longtime resident curmudgeon whose whimsical and acerbic essays on “60 Minutes” turned the rumpled writer into an unlikely — and reluctant — TV celebrity, died Friday night, only weeks after retiring from the show. He was 92.


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