Geraldo Rivera Celebrates 40 Years of Reporting

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Star-Ledger

The man who turned reporting into an extreme sport, Geraldo Rivera is celebrating 40 years on the beat and in the studio this weekend.

The lawyer-turned-journalist is a divisive figure, all bluster and drama. A symbol of his machismo is his moustache, which has remained a constant through four decades of fashion trends.

A retrospective show will air tonight and tomorrow at 10 on the Fox News Channel, where he hosts a weekly diary of world events. “Geraldo at Large” will trace his career back to Labor Day weekend 1970, when he went into the field for the first time as an “Eyewitness News” contributor. More…