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By Bob Dole
The industrious island has proved itself worthy of U.S. inclusion
Topic - Don Hewitt
Within five months of each other, two of the men who helped make "60 Minutes" the most distinctive news show on television have died.
CBS newsman Mike Wallace, the dogged, merciless reporter and interviewer who took on politicians, celebrities and other public figures in a 60-year career highlighted by the on-air confrontations that helped make "60 Minutes" the most successful prime-time television news program ever, has died. He was 93.
CBS newsman Mike Wallace, the dogged, merciless reporter and interviewer who took on politicians, celebrities and other public figures in a 60-year career highlighted by the on-air confrontations that helped make "60 Minutes" the most successful primetime television news program ever, has died. He was 93.
"Mike Wallace is here to see you."
Key dates and events in the career of "60 Minutes" correspondent Mike Wallace:
It would be interesting to know what Andy Rooney would say now about the great beyond.
Joseph Wershba, a CBS News producer and reporter whose work on a pivotal 1954 expose on Sen. Joseph McCarthy was the centerpiece of the film "Good Night, and Good Luck" has died. He was 90.
Even in a state where small is the norm, Ira is small. So when people here found that mild-mannered town Treasurer Donald Hewitt was accused of cooking the books, it was big news.
"Everyone trusted me," he told a state committee investigating ways to prevent such thefts.
Hewitt admitted to the thefts when confronted by police, resigned from the job and apologized to townspeople at Ira's annual Town Meeting Day gathering in 2010.