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Sir David Frost, Veteran British Broadcaster, Dies At 74

Posted at 1:49 PM, Sep 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-01 13:51:01-04

Courtesy: BBC UK

(CNN) – Veteran British broadcaster David Frost, best known for his series of interviews with disgraced U.S. President Richard Nixon, has died. He was 74.
His death was reported by the BBC, which aired many of his shows, and by Al Jazeera English, where he also worked.
The BBC published a statement from Frost’s family asking for privacy “at this difficult time.” The family said Frost spent Saturday evening giving a speech on a cruise ship, where he suffered a heart attack. He’s survived by his wife of 30 years and three children.
“My heart goes out to David Frost’s family,” British Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted Sunday morning. “He could be — and certainly was with me — both a friend and a fearsome interviewer.”