"Grouch main" Andy Rooney, 92, signed on '60 Minutes'

"Grouch main" Andy Rooney, 92, signed on '60 Minutes'
The legendary newscaster and mean Andy Rooney offered his concluding remarks on Sunday news show "60 Minutes", capping a career that has spanned over six decades.

In his last essay, delivered around 8:15 pm, Rooney said: "This time, I have awful.

"I would do it all. But I can not," he said. "But I'm not retiring. Writers are not retired, and I'll always be a writer."

CBS announced Tuesday that the upcoming program, five days, will last for 92-year-old award-winning writer, journalist and commentator. He works in the network - first as a writer for "Arthur Godfrey Talent Scout" - since 1949, and was part of "60 Minutes" crew from 1978.

"There's nobody like Andy, and there never will be. He will hate hearing this, but he was an American original", CBS News, Jeff Fager says chairman to release Rooney out.

Original essays are invited Sunday was the second in 1097 Rooney for the program.

In it he described himself as just, not as a "presenter", but rather as "a writer who is reading what he wrote."

"The work of a writer is to tell the truth," he said. "I know, I was horribly wrong sometimes, but I think I was right more than I was wrong."

Earlier in the show, Morley safe - he 89-year-old journalist and "60 Minutes" since 1970, major - Rooney interview about his personal and professional life.

Rooney attended Colgate University until he enlisted in the Army in 1941. In February 1943 he was one of six correspondents who flew with the 8th Air Force in the first American bombing of Germany. Last year, Rooney received the Overseas Press Club of America award the president on these reports.
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Television commentator, admitted on Sunday that he does not sign autographs, and rarely responds to fan mail, saying he was not safe "would like to respond to the idiot who would be a bad sense to write me a letter." Rooney has also generated controversy, such as its weekslong suspension in 1990 "60 Minutes" for comments that offended some gay viewers.

But he is best known for his sharp comments, and public persona as someone tired of everything from desk clutter, to chocolate chip cookies on the door handles.

In his time on "60 Minutes", Rooney has also made a lot of the deeper parts as a result of such events as the 1986 space shuttle Challenger explosion, 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and the "shock and awe" to start the campaign in the 2003 war in Iraq - The phrase he said sarcastically, that "makes us look foolish boasters."

Secure a long-time colleague described him as "America's favorite grouch master," saying Rooney used his "loud whiny voice ... speaking for the citizens fed up with everything."

"There were a lot of curmudgeons on television during its long history," Safe said gently. "None of them have long served in that role, as Mr. Rooney."

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