Charles Osgood, longtime CBS broadcaster, lifeless at 91 | CNN

Charles Osgood, longtime CBS broadcaster, lifeless at 91 | CNN

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Charles Osgood on CBS radio in 1972.


Former CBS journalist Charles Osgood died Tuesday at his house in New Jersey, CBS Information reported. He was once 91 years previous.

Osgood was once highest referred to as the anchor of the community’s venerable “CBS Sunday Morning” program from 1994 to 2016, succeeding unique host Charles Kuralt. For many years, he additionally hosted a day by day information observation sequence for CBS Information Radio referred to as “The Osgood Report.”

Osgood stated he by no means appreciated to think about TV being only for the scores – it was once sharing in one thing that individuals love.

“I love to think about it as folks staring at the display and getting pride out of it, studying one thing and no longer having one thing compelled down their throats … I do (love this display). I will not call to mind anything else that has given me extra excitement professionally than Sunday Morning. As a result of to start with it’s nice to be a part of one thing that individuals love and I do know that they do,” Osgood stated in 2016 all the way through his ultimate episode of the display.

In his just about 50-year run at CBS – 22 years on “Sunday Morning” on my own – Osgood cemented his legacy by means of sporting at the custom of oral storytelling and his predecessor, Kuralt, referred to as him “one of the most closing nice broadcast writers.” Osgood’s printed books and poems, his present for taking part in tune and his signature bowties conjure reminiscences past his days within the information industry.

Past being a person at the air, Osgood had any other primary pastime: tune. Osgood, who would on occasion play piano at the display, owned 3 Steinway pianos, he instructed audiences on his ultimate “Sunday Morning.”

And he even had a most sensible 40 hit in 1967, “Gallant Males.” It reached No. 29, one spot above “Wild Factor.”

It is a growing tale and will likely be up to date.