How Old Was Ed Bradley From 60 Minutes When He Died?

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Veteran 60 Minutes reporter Ed Bradley passed away on Thursday from complications related to chronic lymphocytic leukemia at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan.

Twenty-five years ago, Bradley began working for the legendary daily publication. Numerous honors, including 20 Emmys, the most recent one for an interview with astronaut Neil Armstrong, were given in recognition of his outstanding abilities as a broadcast journalist and his distinctive body of work.

Bradley was injured while covering the Vietnam War and eventually became the first black White House correspondent for CBS News. He grew raised in a rough neighborhood of Philadelphia.

Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes adds that he was a man who dismantled racial barriers and served as a role model for young African Americans.

How Old Was Ed Bradley From 60 Minutes When He Died?

Ed Bradley, a renowned CBS journalist, passed away from leukemia. The 60 Minutes reporting team’s pivotal 65-year-old journalist has been covering CBS news since 1967.

Don Hewitt, a longtime friend and previous producer of 60 Minutes, hired Bradley to join the staff of the groundbreaking news magazine for the 1981 season. Bradley was an important member of the show’s staff of reporters practically to the end of his life.


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