Meet the Press, billed as “America’s first televised, spontaneous press conference” made its television debut 71 years ago today.
Meet the Press was the creation of Jewish producer and moderator, Lawrence “Larry” Spivak. Today the news program is hosted by Jewish news anchor Chuck Todd, and is viewed by approximately 3 million people per week.
Many Jewish personalities were interview on the show such as David Ben-Gurion and Benjamin Netanyahu.
In a continuing series here are 5 notable Jewish Figures that have been on the show…