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  Encyclopedia: Irv Kupcinet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Irv Kupcinet (July 31, 1912-November 10, 2003) was a Chicago Sun-Times columnist and broadcast personality based in Chicago, Illinois.
Kupcinet's daughter, actress Karyn Kupcinet, was killed in Hollywood in 1963 in a case which remains unsolved.
Karyn Cookie Kupcinet (March 6, 1941-November 28, 1963) was a young actress who was murdered in a case that remains unsolved.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Irv-Kupcinet   (464 words)

  
 Boston.com / A&E / Celebrity news / Chicago columnist Kupcinet dies at 91   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Irv Kupcinet, newspaper columnist and television personality who brought news of Hollywood stars, Chicago insiders, foreign princes and political leaders to readers and viewers for more than six decades, has died at age 91.
Kupcinet died Monday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was admitted on Sunday with respiratory complications from pneumonia, a hospital spokeswoman said.
"Irv Kupcinet is probably the most significant media personality in the history of Chicago because his impact was not only through his daily newspaper column, but also on television for 25 years," said Bruce DuMont, founder and president of the Museum of Broadcast Communications.
www.boston.com /ae/celebrity/articles/2003/11/10/chicago_columnist_kupcinet_dies_at_91   (641 words)

  
 Boston.com / Your Life / Health & Fitness / Diseases & Treatments / Irv Kupcinet, at 91; icon kept Chicago in ...
"Irv Kupcinet is probably the most significant media personality in the history of Chicago because his impact was not only through his daily newspaper column, but also on television for 25 years," said Bruce DuMont, founder of the Museum of Broadcast Communications.
Kupcinet was a close friend of President Truman, who publicly revealed through him the reasoning behind one of the momentous and most controversial events of his presidency: his sacking of General Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War.
Kupcinet once said he knew as a child he would be in the newspaper business, but much of his collegiate energy was spent on the gridiron, where he was a star for Northwestern University.
www.boston.com /yourlife/health/diseases/articles/2003/11/11/irv_kupcinet_at_91_icon_kept_chicago_in_the_know_for_decades   (553 words)

  
 Obituaries: Irv Kupcinet, Who Chronicled Chicago for 60 Years, Dies at 91   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Kupcinet was possessed of an old-fashioned love for a particular kind of old-fashioned journalism and for a particular city, Chicago, and its feistiness, its turmoil and occasional bawdiness.
Irving Kupcinet (pronounced KUP-sin-ette) was born July 31, 1912, one of four children of Max Kupcinet, a truck driver for a bakery, and the former Anna Paswell.
Kupcinet's wife of 62 years, Essee, died in 2001 and was, at her suggestion, buried with two packs of unfiltered Pall Mall cigarettes at her side.
www.nytimes.com /2003/11/11/college/coll11KUPC.html?ex=1146978000&en=a67326bbe1550ae9&ei=5034   (1090 words)

  
 Blog of Death: Irv Kupcinet
Irv "Kup" Kupcinet, a gossip columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and a television personality, died on Nov. 10 from pneumonia.
Kupcinet earned a football scholarship to Northwestern University, but a fistfight with the coach's brother led to a transfer to the University of North Dakota.
Kupcinet became a pioneer in the late-night talk-show genre when he replaced Jack Paar on NBC's "America After the Dark," which eventually became "The Tonight Show." His own show, which was called both "At Random" and "Kup's Show," aired every Saturday night for 27 years and earned him 15 local Emmys and a Peabody Award.
www.blogofdeath.com /archives/000493.html   (413 words)

  
 Karyn Kupcinet -- Supposedly Mysterious JFK Assassination-Related Death
Karyn Kupcinet was indeed murdered in her West Hollywood apartment, although not two days after the assassination (as Jones asserted), but almost a week later.
But nobody has connected Irv Kupcinet to Ruby in 1963, in spite of meticulous tracing of Ruby's contacts by the Warren Commission, the House Select Committee, and literally scores of private researchers.
The death Karyn Kupcinet was of course a crushing blow to Irv Kupcinet and his wife Essie, but the fact that conspiracists added his daughter to the list of "mystery deaths" piled insult on injury.
mcadams.posc.mu.edu /kupcinet.htm   (1534 words)

  
 Farewell, 'Mr. Chicago'
Irv Kupcinet knew everybody before they were anybody.
Kupcinet — Kup, as he was known to one and all — wrote his column so well and so long that he seemed connected to every celebrity around.
Irving Kupcinet was born July 31, 1912, in the largely Jewish North Lawndale neighborhood around 16th and Kedzie, the youngest of four children of Russian immigrants Olga and Max Kupcinet.
www.suntimes.com /special_sections/kup/xkup11.html   (1940 words)

  
 The Neil Rogers Show - News - Columnist Irv Kupcinet Dies at Age 91
Kupcinet, whose "Kup's Column" appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital due to respiratory complications from pneumonia, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Kupcinet also helped establish the late-night talk-show genre in Chicago with his award-winning "At Random," later called "Kup's Show." The show, which debuted in 1959, aired every Saturday night for 27 years.
Kupcinet once said he knew as a child he would be in the newspaper business.
news.neilrogers.com /news/articles/2003111120.html   (453 words)

  
 Columbia creates scholarship named in Kup’s honor - Columbia Chronicle Online
Irv Kupcinet, known affectionately as Kup, a columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, celebrated his 89th birthday last July, but Columbia students will be the ones receiving his birthday present.
Kupcinet graduated from Northwestern University in 1932, with a B.A., but the only honorary degree he has ever accepted is the one he received from Columbia.
Kupcinet's first journalism position after he graduated Northwestern was writing a column for the Chicago Daily Times, from 1935 to 1943.
www.ccchronicle.com /back/2001_fall/2001-10-01/campus5.html   (514 words)

  
 Irv and Karyn Kupcinet: Biography
Irving Kupcinet, the son of a truck driver, was born in North Lawndale on 31st July, 1912.
Irv Kupcinet died of pneumonia in Chicago, Illinois, on 11th November, 2003.
Irv Kupcinet (Kup) was friendly with presidents, barbers and the top A-list of Hollywood.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /JFKkupcinet.htm   (1210 words)

  
 Irv Kupcinet : Alumni Exhibit: Northwestern University Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
A well-known figure in Chicago journalism, Irv Kupcinet was born on July 31, 1912, and entered Northwestern's College of Liberal Arts (WCAS) in 1930.
Kupcinet's first position with a newspaper was as columnist for the Chicago Daily Times (1935-1943).
Kupcinet has also worked in radio, broadcasting Chicago Bears football games, and in television, where he hosted "Kup's Show" and worked as a commentator for WBBM-TV.
www.library.northwestern.edu /archives/exhibits/alumni/kupcinet.html   (142 words)

  
 Newspaper columnist Irv Kupcinet dies
CHICAGO, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Legendary Chicago newspaper columnist Irv Kupcinet died Monday from pneumonia at the age of 91.
Kupcinet had fallen ill Sunday and was admitted to Northwestern Memorial Medical Center complaining of shortness of breath.
Kupcinet was enormously popular, with Chicago city officials renaming the Wabash Avenue bridge near the Sun-Times Building in his honor 17 years before his death.
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 wgngold.com - The History of Chicago's WGN Radio 720
Jack Brickhouse was the play-by-play announcer, Irv Kupcinet was the color commentator and Jack Rosenberg was the on site producer.
Irv would grab a sandwich and start eating it and Brickhouse would wait until Irv had a mouth full of corned beef before asking him a question.
He would make a point of asking "and what do you think Irv?" Most of the time the best Kupcinet could manage was a very choked up "that's right Jack." It was a routine that they would use often.
wgngold.com /features/memories-carollo-jim.htm   (826 words)

  
 Northwest Indiana News: nwitimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
"Irv Kupcinet was Chicago in every way and he loved this town as much as we loved him," Daley said.
Montella said Kupcinet included the announcement of both her engagement and wedding in his widely read column.
David Kupcinet, also a journalist and who said he had dinner with his grandfather every Tuesday, ended his eulogy with the same words Kupcinet often would say when his grandson had to be out of town on assignment.
www.thetimesonline.com /articles/2003/11/13/news/region_and_state/3a9f3362352fb4d286256ddd00034028.prt   (336 words)

  
 JUF News and Public Affairs
Irv Kupcinet was the most popular guy in town.
He was known as Kup by all of his friends, a circle as large as the population of Chicago itself and beyond a social network of people including popes and waitresses, presidents and doormen, athletes and accountants, Hollywood stars and sanitation workers.
"Irv Kupcinet was a proud Jew and lover of Israel," said Steven B. Nasatir, president of JUF/JF.
www.juf.org /news_public_affairs/article.asp?key=4606   (1277 words)

  
 Re: Chicago Icon Irv Kupcinet dies
I'm 39 years old, live in a major U.S. city (bigger than Chicago), and never heard of this "Irv Kupcinet".
Kupcinet -- Kup, as he was known to one and all -- wrote his column so well > and so long that he seemed connected to every celebrity around.
> > "Irv Kupcinet was as closely identified with Chicago as the Picasso, the > Hancock Building and the Sears Tower -- and he was an important part of this > city long before they were,'' said Mayor Daley.
www.usenet.com /newsgroups/rec.arts.tv/msg22589.html   (1296 words)

  
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Kupcinet also worked in radio, broadcasting Chicago Bears football games from 1953-1976, and was a television commentator for WBBM-TV.
In 1960, Irv was named "Man of the Year" by the Jewish National Fund.
After graduating in 1935, Kupcinet played in only two games in the NFL for the Philadelphia Eagles, who ended the season 2-9-0, fifth in the NFL East.
www.jewsinsports.org /profile.asp?sport=football&ID=212   (304 words)

  
 The Scout Report -- Volume 9, Number 45   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Following in the grand tradition of Finley Peter Dunne and Ring Lardner, Irv Kupcinet was one of Chicago's most legendary journalists, writing Kup's Column for sixty years.
Born in 1912, Kupcinet grew up in the predominantly Jewish North Lawndale neighborhood in Chicago's West Side, where he later edited his high school's newspaper, then went on to school at Northwestern University and the University of North Dakota, where he played football.
Kupcinet was also a television pioneer, as he replaced Jack Paar on NBC's America after Dark in 1957, then proceeded to start his own television program, which ran from 1959 to 1986.
scout.wisc.edu /Reports/ScoutReport/2003/scout-031114-inthenews.php   (444 words)

  
 Chicago Icon Irv Kupcinet dies
BY NEIL STEINBERG STAFF REPORTER (Chicago Sun-Times) Irv Kupcinet knew everybody before they were anybody.
Kupcinet -- Kup, as he was known to one and all -- wrote his column so well and so long that he seemed connected to every celebrity around.
"Irv Kupcinet was as closely identified with Chicago as the Picasso, the Hancock Building and the Sears Tower -- and he was an important part of this city long before they were,'' said Mayor Daley.
www.usenet.com /newsgroups/rec.arts.tv/msg22570.html   (1194 words)

  
 Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community - Southern California Unsolved Homicides
But I believe she was killed as a message to her gossip column/journalist father, Irv Kupcinet of Chicago.
Kupcinet was always sorry he didn't hire a private detective and was bitter about how the LA Sheriff's Dept didn't find the culprit.
Her brother, Jerry Kupcinet, is a TV director in Hollywood.
www.websleuths.com /forums/printthread.php?t=15451   (649 words)

  
 Satanosphere || Death Watch '03: Art Carney, Irv Kupcinet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Actor Art Carney, who zoomed to fame as Ed Norton on the classic comedy series The Honeymooners, is now in the cleanest sewer he's ever been in at age 85.
Also, Chicago Sun-Times columnist and TV personality Irv Kupcinet, whose insider column gave local dish on celebrities and politicians for 60 years up until last week, has made his final deadline at age 91.
Kupcinet's gossip column started in 1943 and at one point was syndicated in 100 U.S. newspapers.
www.satanosphere.com /story/2003/11/13/65428/191   (346 words)

  
 Variety.com - Irv Kupcinet
Venerable Chicago Sun-Times gossip columnist and TV personality Irv "Kup" Kupcinet, who for more than half a century reported on Hollywood celebrities, foreign princes and presidents, died Monday Nov. 10 in Chi area's Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was admitted Sunday with respiratory complications from pneumonia.
Kupcinet also helped establish the latenight talkshow genre in Chicago with his award-winning "At Random," later called "Kup's Show." It aired every Saturday night for 27 years.
Kupcinet estimated he interviewed about 6,500 guests on the show, including former Presidents Nixon, Ford and Carter, Sen. Robert Kennedy, Yul Brynner and Liberace.
www.variety.com /article/VR1117895410?categoryid=25&cs=1   (434 words)

  
 The Jewish Journal Of Greater Los Angeles
Irv Kupcinet, the legendary Chicago Sun-Times columnist for 60 years, died Monday, Nov. 10 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
With him were his son, Jerry Kupcinet, and grandchildren, Kari Kupcient Kriser and David Kupcinet.
This past May, broadcaster and journalist Larry King emceed a star-studded evening of live and video entertainment in Chicago honoring the 60th Anniversary of "Kup’s Column." The evening was a benefit for one of Kup’s and his late wife, Essee’s, favorite charities, The Chicago Academy for the Arts.
www.jewishjournal.com /home/preview.php?id=11422   (417 words)

  
 Karyn Kupcinet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Kupcinet, the daughter of Chicago Sun-Times columnist Irv Kupcinet, starred in a handful of minor roles, including a small part in the 1961 Jerry Lewis film The Ladies Man.
She was last seen alive on the night of Wednesday, November 27, the day before Thanksgiving.
Other authors, while often correcting Jones' errors, have also claimed Kupcinet's death was related to the JFK assassination, but left unexplained is why she would call from Oxnard and how she had advance knowledge of the assassination.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/K/Karyn-Kupcinet.htm   (367 words)

  
 Chicago Sun-Times: [ Irv Kupcinet is dead ]
Kupcinet met almost all of the important figures of his day and was friendly with many of them.
Kupcinet why he had fired Gen. Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War.
He was also particularly close to celebrities who got their starts in Chicago, such as Jack Benny and Danny Thomas, who was one of the many whose careers were boosted by Mr.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4155/is_20031110/ai_n12525694   (390 words)

  
 Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community - Karyn Kupcinet
He might not be in the same league, but he was a reporter as was Irv Kupcinet.
She was found face down on her couch, flecks of blood on her face and a pillow, and having bled from the mouth, all consistent with a sudden blow to the neck.
I looked up that book today re Kupcinet and it returned a weird story of these German children who were molested and killed.
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Two large, fl and white photos of Kupcinet were set up near the entrance, and candles were lit around the stage area.
During his 60 years in journalism in the fields of sportscasting, writing a daily column, and hosting a television talk show, Kup was said to have known "everyone in town," and quite a few celebrities just passing through.
Kup is also survived by a son, Jerry Kupcinet of Los Angeles, and great-grandchildren Sam and Amaya Kriser.
www.officer.com /news/IBS/wmaq/news-1873790.html   (788 words)

  
 Northwest Indiana News: nwitimes.com
Irv Kupcinet's 60-year column and career celebrate a journalistic first.
David, who grew up on the West Coast with his television producer-father Jerry Kupcinet, said he first learned about how important his grandfather was to others when David read a biography for school.
Irv Kupcinet and the 60th anniversary of Kup's Column will be honored at a star-studded dinner benefit beginning at 5:30 p.m.
www.thetimesonline.com /articles/2003/05/12/features/seniors/8cfc23e2b3bc964c86256d21005aeac4.txt   (1351 words)

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