Transcript for Roger Ailes leaves behind a complicated legacy
In the meantime, we learned today that Roger Ailes has died. He amid among mounting allegatio allegations. ABC's chief national correspondent Tom llamas tonight. Reporter: Tonight, new details in the sudden death of media titan Roger Ailes. This police report from may 10th states Ailes fell and hit his head in his palm beach mansion. Then while in the hospital Ailes slipped into a coma and died from internal bleeding. The news of Ailes' death even taking even his former employees by surprise. 20 minutes before the top of the hour, the drudge report has a story right now, and this is a Fox News alert that Roger Ailes, one of the founders of the fox News channel, has died. Reporter: The architect of Fox News, he was as bombastic as he was controversial. We came up with you report, you did. Fair and balanced. Reporter: But last year Ailes' was the headline, forced to resign after accusations of sexual mist and racial discrimination at the network. He was a powerful force, shaping American politics. His former colleagues paying tribute on air. He was a presence. He'll be missed on this channel. Reporter: His wife said he died this morning surrounded by family. She called him a patriot. He was 77. David. Tom llamas outside Fox News channel headquarters. There's still much more ahead -- the officer accused of
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