Ed Driscoll

Broadcaster Tom Snyder Dies at 71

Back in the 1970s, when television meant three network channels, three or four UHF channels, and PBS, I spent more than few late night hours watching Tom Synder, who sadly died yesterday of complications associated with leukemia, according to AP.

Here’s Tom in better days, interviewing a struggling, up and coming rock band, still searching for that elusive big break after years on the cabaret circuit:

And here’s the late Cathy Seipp’s reminiscing about meeting Tom when he was still searching for his own elusive big break–but already a legend, if only his own mind.