National Press Club

60 Minutes' Andy Rooney Honored by Owls

October 17, 2008

Head Hoot John Cosgrove presents the Order of the Owl to Andy Rooney

Head Hoot John Cosgrove presents the Order of the Owl to Andy Rooney

Photo/Image: Sylvia Smith

Andy Rooney, the curmudgeon essayist on CBS's "60 Minutes," received the 2008 "Order of the Owl" at the Fall Hoot Thursday.

Selected by the Council of the Wisest Owls, the honor is given to someone who "gives a hoot about journalism."