Death of Mike Wallace

May 9, 1918 - April 7, 2012
New Haven, Connecticut | Age 93

'60 Minutes' star interviewer, dies at 93
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DAVID BAUDER, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Within five months of each other, two of the men who helped make "60 Minutes" the most distinctive news show on television have died.

First it was Andy Rooney, the cantankerous commentator who died last November, a month after delivering the last of his show-closing essays. Late Saturday night, it was Mike Wallace, the hard-charging interviewer who frequently led "60 Minutes" and gave it journalistic heft with a showman's...

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