George Condon, who was the first Cleveland Plain Dealer TV columnist, died October 7, 2011..He was 94.
He began his career at the Plain Dealer in 1943..Becoming TV Critic/Columnist in 1948 and continuing on that beat till 1962...After which he did a daily editorial column until his retirement in 1985..
Condon was also an accomplished author writing several books about Cleveland..
Here is an example of his writing-At the time of the first Cleveland TV Network Swap around March 1, 1955 between then-WXEL-8 and WEWS-5
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