Celebrity Health

Former Head of PBS and NBC News Dies at 86 from Parkinson's and Throat Cancer

He and Tim Russert made The Today Show and NBC Nightly News a leader in news

In his wisdom, Grossman hired Tim Russert who was a political aide to Governor Mario M. Cuomo of New York. Together, Russert and Grossman moved The Today Show to become a leader among morning news programs. Their changes in programming also increased the respect for NBC Nightly News.

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