Sunday, March 1, 2009

He died a famous American radioveduschy Paul Harvey.

At 91 years old died on the famous American radioveduschy Paul Harvey (Paul Harvey), informs Associated Press.

Harvey began working in radio in 1933. In 1944, after serving in the Army, Harvey began work on the Chicago radio station WENR, part of the ABC.

In 1951, on the ABC Radio Network began broadcasting its daily news program "Paul Harvey News and Comment", brought him enormous popularity in the United States. The audience of the program "News and Comment", retransmitted 1,2 thousand radio stations was up to 22 million listeners a week. In 1976, the audience was provided with a series of author programs "The Rest of the Story", which became a business card from Paul Harvey.

In late 2000, Harvey, who was then 82 years, contracted with ABC Radio Network contract to $ 100 million for 10 years. Since April 2008, Harvey, whose health has deteriorated, has ceased to be news in the daily regime, but until his death continued to participate in the preparation of individual issues.

Paul Harvey was the owner of numerous professional awards and titles. In 2005, President George Bush handed him the Medal of Freedom - the highest civilian honor bestowed in the U.S..

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