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"Television news was expanding to an hour, and producers did not know how to fill the space and time." -- Joel Siegel
Joel Siegel (July 7, 1943 — June 29, 2007) was an American film critic for the ABC morning news show Good Morning America for over 25 years. Born to a Jewish family of Romanian descent, and raised in Los Angeles, California, he graduated cum laude from UCLA. His Romanian-born grandmother from Botosani survived the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in March 1911. During college, Siegel worked to register black voters in Georgia, and he spoke frequently of having met Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He also worked as a joke writer for Senator Robert F. Kennedy and was at the Ambassador Hotel the night the senator was assassinated. According to some reports, he also led student opposition to the construction of a football stadium on campus.
Siegel died of complications from colon cancer on June 29, 2007, in New York.
The 1970s and Early Career more �
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Good Morning America and Later Career more �