The Religious Affiliation of comedian, 'Mr. Television'
From: Associated Press, "'Mr. Television,' Milton Berle, dies at 93" (obituary), 27 March 2002 in The Detroit News (http://www.detnews.com/2002/obituaries/0204/01/obituaries-450925.htm; viewed 25 July 2005):
LOS ANGELES -- Milton Berle, the acerbic, cigar-smoking vaudevillian who eagerly embraced a new medium and became "Mr. Television" in the dawn of the video age, died Wednesday, a spokesman said. He was 93...
"Uncle Miltie" was the king of Tuesday nights, and store owners put up signs: "Closed tonight to watch Milton Berle." The program's popularity spurred sales of television sets and helped make the new technology a medium for the masses...
In later years, Berle also said he found much solace in Christian Science, and called himself a Jew and a Christian Scientist.
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