Spivak, Lawrence

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Spivak, Lawrence Gender: M
Spivak, Lawrence Edmund
born on 11 June 1900 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )
Place Manhattan, New York, 40n46, 73w59
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 19°56' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 28°04 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 04°02'


American broadcaster and moderator. He was the co-founder and host of the long-running radio show, "Meet the Press," which aired on radio from 1945-47 and segued into early television in 1947, lasting until 1975. Prior to beginning his radio career, Spivak was the editor of "American Mercury" magazine. After co-creating "Meet the Press" with Martha Rountree, he worked diligently to make the program a staple of American life and is credited with much of the show’s rise to prominence. Called the "toughest of the tough" by former President Lyndon Johnson, Spivak retired on 11/09/1975. He died of congestive heart failure on 03/09/1994, Washington, D.C.


  • Work : Begin Major Project 1945 (Host of radio show)
  • Work : New Job 1947 (TV host, "Meet the Press")
  • Death by Heart Attack 9 March 1994 at 12:00 noon in Washington, DC (Age 93)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes his granddaughter Becky Frost, from him


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Heart failure, terminal)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 93)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer (Radio host)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (TV broadcaster and host)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor ("American Mercury" magazine)