NEW HAVEN, Conn. — News pioneer Mike Wallace has died. Wallace was known for the popular magazine series “60 Minutes.”
Wallace was a veteran broadcast who worked beyond the age of 65. He stayed with the show for 38 years before he retired in 2006. Two years later, he had triple heart bypass surgery in early 2008.
Wallace specialized in hard-hitting interviews because he asked penetrating questions. He interviewed everyone from business moguls to presidents.
The former network correspondent died in New Haven, Connecticut. He was 93-years-old.