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Larry King talks to RT’s Afshin Rattansi ahead of his UK debut

RT.com reports…

Ever wondered what would Larry King be doing on RT in the first place? The host says that he found the network to be “a good home” for his shows, which the channel has been distributing since 2013.

It’s seen around the world, it fit in what I was doing,” he said.

I try to get answers, I ask questions, I have opinions, but at the core of it – what do we know? All we know is to ask, as RT says,” the TV host told Rattansi and others, adding that he’s “a communicator” who has never in his 58-year career had a boss or a program director telling him what guests to have or questions to ask.

They [RT] have never taken anything out. I’ve never heard from them: ‘Don’t do this, don’t ask this, don’t interview that person,” Larry King said at the London event, which also included a meeting with British journalists and public figures.

In answer to one BBC journalist’s question about whether he feels conflicted about working at RT after years at CNN, King said that he’s “had shows critical of Putin,” but “RT never interfered.

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