Farewell to Andy Rooney


By Gail Shister Comment

“60 Minutes” closed tonight’s show with a look at the life and work of Andy Rooney. Much of the piece was a rework of Rooney’s exit interview with Morley Safer last month, when Rooney signed off from the show. Rooney died Friday night following complications from minor surgery, which he underwent 16 days after his final “60” essay.

And after the jump Bob Schieffer, on this morning’s “Face the Nation,” with his thoughts on Rooney’s lasting impression…