Andy Rooney's college roommate was revived after going into cardiac arrest at a memorial for the CBS icon today.As we reported, the man, Bob Ruthman, went into cardiac arrest during Andy's… READ MORE >
Andrew Aitken "Andy" Rooney (January 14, 1919 - November 04, 2011) was an American radio and television writer. He is most notable for his weekly broadcast "A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney", a part of the CBS News program 60 Minutes from 1978 to 2011. His final regular appearance on 60 Minutes aired October 2, 2011. Andrew Rooney was born in Albany, New York, the son of Walter Scott Rooney (1888–1959) and Ellinor (née Reynolds) Rooney (1886–1980). He attended The Albany Academy, and later attended Colgate University in Hamilton in Upstate New York, where he was initiated into the Sigma Chi fraternity, until he was drafted into the U.S. Army in August 1941. Rooney began his career in newspapers while in the Army when, in 1942, he began writing for Stars and Stripes in London during World War II. In February 1943, flying with the Eighth Air Force, he was one of six correspondents who flew on the first American bombing raid over Germany.
"60 Minutes" icon Andy Rooney has been admitted to a hospital after developing "serious complications" following a minor surgery last week ... this according to CBS. A rep for the network says the… READ MORE >