Mike Wallace

9:36am

Mon April 9, 2012
Remembrances

Fresh Air Remembers Mike Wallace Of '60 Minutes'

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 8:53 am

Mike Wallace was one of the original correspondents on the CBS News show 60 Minutes. He retired in 2006 but continued to file pieces until 2008.
Mario Suriani AP

Mike Wallace, the CBS News correspondent who became famous for his two-fisted interview style and his hard-hitting conversations with politicians, celebrities and newsmakers, died Saturday. He was 93.

Wallace had been with the weekly CBS News magazine 60 Minutes since its inception in 1968. Working with producer Don Hewitt, Wallace became known for interviews in which he refused to be led away from topics his interview subjects found uncomfortable.

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8:14am

Mon April 9, 2012
The Two-Way

Author Reveals A Softer Side To CBS Newsman Mike Wallace

Originally published on Mon April 9, 2012 11:20 am

Remembrances of legendary CBS newsman and long-time 60 Minutes co-host Mike Wallace were still pouring in after his death over the weekend. Wallace died at age 93.

Jeff Fager, the chairman of CBS News and 60 Minutes executive producer, said of the famously hard-nosed interviewer that "He loved the fact that if he showed up for an interview, it made people nervous."

Former first lady Nancy Reagan called him "an old school journalist and one of the most astute people I've met."

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2:00am

Mon April 9, 2012
Remembrances

CBS Newsman Mike Wallace Dies At 93

Over the weekend, 60 Minutes correspondent Mike Wallace died in Connecticut. Wallace, a star of that CBS news magazine for 40 years, stood out because of his seeming willingness to ask anybody anything. In 2005, he sat down for an interview with Steve Inskeep.

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10:07am

Sun April 8, 2012
Media

CBS Neswman Mike Wallace Dies

CBS News veteran Mike Wallace has died, the network announced Sunday. He was 93. Rachel Martin talks to NPR's David Folkenflik about Wallace's legacy.

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9:56am

Sun April 8, 2012
Remembrances

Veteran Newsman Mike Wallace Of '60 Minutes' Dead

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 8:53 am

60 Minutes correspondent Mike Wallace died on Saturday night, according to a CBS spokesman.
Peter Freed AP

The urbane Mike Wallace, a CBS News correspondent equally at home questioning con men, celebrities and chiefs of state, died Saturday in New Canaan, Conn. He was 93.

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