“I’ve been closer to death than any ‘celebrity journalist’ in the last half century. It’s been an amazingly full life. I sometimes get worn out just looking back,”
he said. For forty years, Geraldo, one of the few one-name celebs on TV, is still at work.
His high points include the first AIDS documentary, his chat with Charles Manson, and he discovered the Pentagon was spending $600 for toilet seats and gold-plated faucets
But then there was Al Capone’s vault…
“That allowed me to be the fodder of whole generations worth of late night comics,”
Geraldo said, but …
“I’m the only man ever to appear on both the covers of Playgirl and Newsweek.”
Fox will air a special about Geraldo Riveras journey at 10 p.m. Saturday.
Read more at the Washington Examiner