“I intend to come back when I have more time. And I’ll certainly bring my kids.”
He was in Portugal for work, at the Estoril Conferences, but he has already promised to return with his family.
World-famous for his Larry King Live programme, broadcast by CNN since 1985, he is one of the most recognised radio and television personalities in the whole world.
He confesses that what interests him when he is travelling “are the people” – he has conducted over 50 thousand interviews during his career – and he leaves Lisbon “impressed”. “This is my first visit to Portugal and I’m very impressed. Especially with the people. For me, this is what’s important and the Portuguese are warm… passionate”.
An Emmy winner and host of the CNN programme with the highest ratings, this “titan” of American journalism has been described as “the most remarkable talk-show presenter ever” by TV Guide and as the “master of the microphone” by Time magazine.