CNN.com offers online tribute to 50 years of Larry King
Thursday, April 12th, 2007


As award-winning broadcaster Larry King marks his 50th anniversary in broadcasting, CNN.com has launched an extensive online tribute to this unrivaled master of the interview. This special section, located at www.CNN.com/LarryKing50, includes an interactive timeline depicting key moments in King’s life as well as a video archive of his most famous interviews on Larry King Live.

The CNN.com tribute coincides with CNN Worldwide’s multi-platform celebration of King, which includes an anniversary week of Larry King Live with Oprah Winfrey, Katie Couric, Bill Clinton and Bill Maher as well as a two-hour special presentation, CNN Presents: Larry King – 50 Years of Pop Culture on Wednesday, 18 April, at 9 pm (ET) .

In addition to the timeline and the interviews, the special Larry King section includes several galleries and features offering trivia and statistics about King; an audio quiz that invites users to listen to King ask some of his famous questions and then guess the guest who answers; and a behind-the-scenes look at King’s career as he talks about the evolution of broadcasting over the past 50 years and reveals his tips for a successful interview and the secret to a long career.

(Source: CNN)