'Grandpa Munster' Al Lewis Dies at 95
NEW YORK - Al Lewis, the cigar-chomping patriarch of "The Munsters" whose work as a basketball scout, restaurateur and political candidate never eclipsed his role as Grandpa from the television sitcom, died after years of failing health. He was 95.
And we lose another articulate voice on the Left. Back when I lived on Long Island I listened to him several times on WBAI; he was a great ranter and a great source of info on the old days of Left politics. (You'll notice the Yahoo article doesn't mention politics beyond Lewis' failed run for NY Governor against Pataki.)
Rest in peace, "Grandpa".