Veteran CBS News reporter Mike Wallace died last night at the age of 93. The following is a segment from this morning’s Face the Nation, in which Morely Safer paid tribute to his late colleague:
Obituaries can be found at CBS News, The New York Times, Variety and CNN. CBS News has compiled nine memorable Wallace reports, which you can find here, and has announced that next Sunday’s 60 Minutes will include a special program dedicated to Wallace. In April of 1998, Wallace sat down for a three-hour interview for The Archive of American Television, which can be found here.
My article about The Mike Wallace Interview, broadcast on ABC from April of 1957 to September of 1958, can be found here.