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90. Larry King
Born Lawrence Zeiger, King became a king of Miami radio in the late 1950s; almost 30 years later, he would land the CNN show that would make him a king of national broadcast journalism, known for his tame (by today's cable-news standards) interviewing style. He would keep it for 25 years, before retiring amid declining ratings. But King is almost as famous for his Brooklyn-ness as he is his TV show: for his honorary degree from Brooklyn College, and his stake in the Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Co., a Florida-based company
that makes Brooklyn bagels from "Brooklynized™ Water," which will soon be sold in bottles at the Barclay's Center. Fuhgeddaboutit! Does it get any more authentic?