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King To Receive Emmy

(CNN)--The elder statesman of television interviewing will be honored with a lifetime achievement Emmy award.

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced Larry King will be honored for his 50-year broadcasting career.

Among his accomplishments: Setting the record for the longest-running T-V show hosted by the same person, and conducting 50-thousand interviews.

C-N-N'S "Larry King Live" went off the air in December after a 25-year run.

King will be awarded the lifetime achievement on September 26-th in New York.


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