Indiana Hall of Fame Broadcaster Henry Rosenthal Passes
August 15, 2011 at 11:57 AM (PT)
Former PURDUE UNIV. broadcaster HENRY ROSENTHAL died late SATURDAY at the age of 92,reports JCONLINE.COM. ROSENTHAL, who gave C-SPAN founder BRIAN LAMB his start in broadcasting, was inducted into the INDIANA SPORTSWRITERS AND SPORTSCASTERS ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME and the PURDUE UNIVERSITY INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME.
"He was a great teacher who let me try everything and coached me through my mistakes until I got comfortable with the business," LAMB said in a 2007 interview. "Years later, I used a lot of what I learned from HENRY in my development of C-SPAN."