Watch '60 Minutes' Pay Tribute to Andy Rooney

Watch '60 Minutes' Pay Tribute to Andy Rooney Legendary "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney, who preferred to be referred to as a writer rather than a journalist, died this weekend at the age of 92, just weeks after announcing his retirement from his long-running weekly segment on the show.

According to CBS, Rooney was in the hospital for minor surgery for an unspecified condition when he developed “serious complications," which ultimately led to his death.

Sunday night, CBS released a tribute to the notoriously grumpy video essayist, based largely on footage gathered during a final interview with his friend and colleague Morley Safer, and clips from the long career he made of complaining about the more annoying aspects of American life, and frankly whatever the hell else he felt like complaining about.

He wasn't always a good man, and what he said was oftentimes worthy of parody, but he was clearly a fixture of American pop culture who will be long remembered.

Watch the Andy Rooney tribute:

 
 
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