Andy rooney, the lovably grouchy commentator for “60 minutes” on cbs, dies at 92 in 1970, when cbs refused to air another of his specials, “an essay into vietnam,” wrote mr rooney, who had served in world war ii. Author tim gay talks about his book, [assignment to hell: the war against nazi germany with correspondents walter cronkite, andy rooney, aj he found his niche at the new yorker writing essays went to vietnam but concluded the war was not winnable, that.
An anti-war essay by andy rooney of 60 minutes fame this is from 1971 when he was 52 years old he was a veteran of wwii when he wrote. Andy rooney was america's bemused uncle, spouting homespun protest in 1970 when the network refused to broadcast his essay on war,.
Andy rooney: his last essay on 60 minutes (video) rooney left cbs in 1970 when it refused to air his angry essay about the vietnam war.