Passage: TV pitchman Ron Popeil

Passage: TV pitchman Ron Popeil – CBS News

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For decades salesman Ron Popeil hawked household gadgets to millions of TV viewers, mastering the airwaves with his informercials for the Veg-O-Matic, the Pocket Fisherman, and countless other devices you just couldn’t live without. Jane Pauley looks back on the life of Popeil, who died this week at the age of 86.

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