Lew Irwin has been a Los Angeles-based journalist for more than 50 years. He was the original anchor/reporter at KABC-TV from 1957–1962 and the news director of Los Angeles radio stations KPOL, KRLA, KDAY, and KNX-FM. While at KRLA in the late 1960s, he created The Credibility Gap, a 15-minute news program, broadcast every three hours, that integrated topical satire and music with the news. He also has interviewed Presidents Harry Truman, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Dwight Eisenhower, and Ronald Reagan, as well as such show business personalities as The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, David Bowie, Peter Sellers, Jack Nicholson, Dick Clark and Elvis Presley. He is the author of Sinatra, a Life Remembered, a coffee table book about Frank Sinatra and since 1992 has been the publisher/editor of the daily entertainment industry digest Studio Briefing.
LA Times = veteran TV/radio newsman Lew Irwin ...he's just out with a sensational book, "Deadly Times," all about the 1910 bombing of the great newspaper, the LA Times...the book also delves into America's forgotten decade of terror...yes, we had terrorists even then... at least 20 members of the Times' staff were killed...go to Facebook to learn more about Lew Irwin and his book which took many years to write...or you can google his name or the title of his book
Date Recorded: 10/8/2013
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