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Larry King

One of the stalwarts of cable news -- not only in the United States but around the globe -- CNN mainstay Larry King reshaped the landscape of broadcast journalism when his talk show Larry_King_Live debuted in June 1985; that program's groundbreaking admixture of cutting-edge political discussion, incisive celebrity-directed Q & A, and viewer phone-in rocked the world and drew an audience of tens of millions. By 2007 -- King's 22nd year on cable and his 50th year in broadcasting -- the CNN website revealed that King had chalked up 40,000 interviews, including one with every US president