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Andy Rooney

Discovering the Concentration Camps
One of My Heroes


Early in World War II, Andy Rooney serves with a U.S. artillery regiment assigned to England. He soon joins Stars And Stripes in London. In 1943, Rooney is among the first group of correspondents allowed aboard bombers attacking Germany. He writes for CBS News in the 1960s and 70s. Rooney begins his essays on "60 Minutes" in 1978.