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Larry King, Iconic TV and Radio Interviewer, Dies at 87

Reports said he's been battling COVID-19.
by Agence France Presse
Jan 23, 2021
Photo/s: RICH FURY / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP
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The iconic TV and radio broadcaster Larry King, who interviewed anyone worth interviewing over a career spanning six decades, died Saturday at the age of 87.

The company he co-founded, Ora Media, did not state a cause of death but media reports said King had been battling COVID-19 for weeks and had suffered several health problems in recent years.

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King, with his trademark suspenders and black rim glasses, was best known for a 25-year run as a talk show host on CNN's "Larry King Live."

"For 63 years and across the platforms of radio, television and digital media, Larry's many thousands of interviews,awards,and global acclaim stand as a testament to his unique and lasting talent as a broadcaster," Ora Media said in a statement posted on Twitter.

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