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Howard Rubenstein, legendary PR sage for Trump, dies at 88

Howard Rubenstein, legendary PR sage for Trump, dies at 88
Rubenstein, who famously founded his agency in 1954 at the kitchen table in his parents’ outer borough home, “passed away after ... what can only be described as a big, full life,” said a statement from his son Steven. “He died at home, in peace and in no pain, with my mother Amy by his side.”

Legendary New York public relations guru Howard Rubenstein, whose A-list clients ran the gamut from Rupert Murdoch to George Steinbrenner to President Trump, died Tuesday at the age of 88.” The Brooklyn-born Rubenstein emerged as one of the city’s most influential figures over the next seven decades, offering counsel to New York’s biggest power brokers and celebrities.Other long-time Rubenstein clients included the New York Yankees, the Metropolitan Opera and the Archdiocese of New York.The visionary Rubenstein was also a key figure in growing the New York City Marathon into a world-class event from its humble beginnings as a four-lap run around Central Park.

” [More New York] Long Island man shoots housemate with crossbow p Rubenstein emerged across parts of two centuries as the antithesis of the push PR man: Soft-spoken and polite, impeccably attired, operating behind the scenes while peerlessly steering his clients through hard times.He served on the Mayor’s Committee on Business and Economic Development under three administrations and held a spot on the City University of New York’s Business Leadership Council.

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