Marty Plissner



Age: 87


Summary: longtime political director of CBS News who was credited with coining the phrase "too close to call" during coverage of the U.S. presidential election of 1964, which was heard often ever since during tight vote counts.



Cause of Death: Lung cancer


Born: May 20, 1926


Died: February 6, 2014


Location: Washington, D.C.