Defense attorney Johnnie Cochran Jr. sits for an interview with Larry King on Oct. 4, 1995. Cochran was the lead attorney in the O.J. Simpson double-murder trial which ended with an acquittal for Simpson on both counts.
Basketball star Earvin "Magic" Johnson shares one of many light moments during an hour-long interview on "Larry King Live," March 4, 1996. Johnson told King he will become a free agent after the 1995-1996 basketball season.
Larry King and his new bride, Shawn Southwick, third from left, pose with friends after renewing their marriage vows in Beverly Hills, Calif., Nov. 1, 1997. From left to right are actress Beverly D'Angelo, actor Al Pacino, Southwick, King, actress Jane Fonda, and media mogul Ted Turner.
Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz is interviewed by Larry King on Nov. 13, 1997, in New York. The interview took place as the United Nations withdrew all arms inspectors from Iraq after Saddam Hussein ordered Americans on the U.N. team out immediately.
Republicans <BR> Face Off
Larry King asks a question of Republican presidential candidates Sen. John McCain of Ariz., left, Alan Keyes, center, and Gov. George W. Bush of Texas, during a Republican presidential debate in Columbia, S.C., Feb. 15, 2000. The debate was carried on the King show.
Former first lady Nancy Reagan discusses her husband's health on "Larry King Live," Jan. 28, 2001. The complete program was broadcast on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, on former President Ronald Reagan's 90th birthday.
Irish singer Bono of the group "U2" trades eyeglasses with Larry King as they pose on Nov. 19, 2002, at the CNN studios. Bono was featured in a profile interview on "Larry King Live," marking World Aids Day, Dec. 1, 2002.
Actor Sean Penn speaks with Larry King about his December 2002 trip to Iraq, and his meeting with Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz, on Jan. 9, 2003.
Dame Elizabeth Taylor
Dame Elizabeth Taylor shows Larry King the Krupp diamond ring given to her by her former husband, the late actor Richard Burton. Also pictured is Taylor's Maltese "Sugar." The Feb. 3, 2003, interview was Taylor's first since receiving her Kennedy Center honor in December 2002.
President Bill Clinton
Former President Bill Clinton chats in a rare television interview with Larry King on Feb. 6, 2003. Mr. Clinton discussed many topics, including his presidency, his dealings with Iraq, and his life since leaving the White House.
Arnold In California
Arnold Schwarzenegger, then Republican candidate for governor of California in the Oct. 7, 2003, recall election, is interviewed by Larry King on Sept. 17, 2003. Schwarzenegger discussed his campaign in the interview.
Larry King interviews opera star Luciano Pavarotti, 67, during a taping of "Larry King Live," Sept. 24, 2003. The tenor told King by satellite from New York that he planned to marry his long-time companion, Nicoletta Mantovani.
Siegfried Fischbacher of the "Siegfried & Roy" show appears with the duo's manager Bernie Yuman, on "Larry King Live," Oct. 8, 2003. They spoke of Fischbacher's partner, Roy Horn, who was injured by one of their white tigers during a performance in Las Vegas.
Magician David Blaine and Larry King laugh after being pelted with eggs as they stood in the plexiglass box used by Blaine for his 44-day endurance test in London, during a taping of CNN's "Larry King Live" in Los Angeles, Nov. 5, 2003. King's interview was Blaine's first since coming out of the box, which was suspended over the River Thames in London.
Actor Tom Cruise, star of "The Last Samurai," gives host Larry King a samurai sword lesson at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif., Nov. 18, 2003.
Happy 70th Birthday!
Mike Wallace, Sharon Stone, Dr. Phil McGraw and Court TV reporter Nancy Grace surprised Larry King (pictured with his children) during his live show on his 70th birthday, Nov. 19, 2003, in Los Angeles.
Jermaine Jackson, brother of Michael Jackson, speaks to Larry King and Jackson's former attorney, Mark Geragos, on Dec. 18, 2003. Child molestation charges were filed against the pop singer in Santa Barbara.
"Sex and the City" co-star Kim Cattrall talks about her final season in the award-winning HBO series during an interview on Jan. 23, 2004. Cattrall was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for best actress in a supporting role-series category.
Martha Stewart talks to Larry King on "Larry King Live," July 19, 2004. Stewart was sentenced to five months in prison and five months home confinement for lying to investigators about a stock sale. She told King that she had no guide to help her handle the trial process. She also said she plans to write a book about her trial experience to help others facing that process.
Larry King, right, interviews President Bush, left, and his wife Laura Bush in an exclusive joint interview during a taping of "Larry King Live," Aug. 12, 2004.