Aged 87, the famous American journalist and TV presenter Larry King died this Saturday, January 23, in a hospital in Los Angeles, according to a press release from the company Ora TV, of which he was a co-founder.
According to Ora TV, former CNN reporter and host Larry King died this Saturday, January 23, at the age of 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. At the beginning of January, he was hospitalized after having a positive test for Covid-19.
For 63 years on radio, television, and digital media, Larry’s thousands of interviews, awards and global acclaim are a testament to his unique talent as a media personality,” says the release from the site Larry King co-founded.
Several heads of state offered their condolences to Larry King’s family.
For 25 years, he hosted the Larry King Live show. He has interviewed all American Presidents since 1974. In addition, he has also spoken with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as stars like Frank Sinatra or Barbara Streisand.
After leaving the CNN television channel in 2010, Larry King continued his interviews, which were broadcast on his site.
In 2012, he launched “Larry King Now” on Ora TV, an on-demand digital channel he co-founded. Then, in 2013, he started presenting the “Politicking with Larry King” program there.