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Don Hewitt (II) (1922–2009)

Don Hewitt was born on December 14, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA as Donald Shepard Hewitt. He was a director and producer, known for See It Now (1951), Douglas Edwards with the News (1948) and 60 Minutes (1968). He was married to Marilyn Berger, Frankie Hewitt and Mary Weaver. He died on August 19, 2009 in Bridgehampton, New York. See full bio »

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Known For

See It Now
See It Now Director
(1953-1955)
60 Minutes
60 Minutes Producer
(1969-2005)
Presidential Timber
(1948)

Filmography

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 1962 Opening Night at Lincoln Center (TV Movie documentary)
 1961 Years of Crisis (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Where We Stand (1958)
 1953-1955 See It Now (TV Series documentary) (67 episodes)
- Episode #4.44 (1955)
- Greece (1955)
 1953 One Plane, One Bomb (Short)
 1948 Presidential Timber (TV Series)
 1948 Douglas Edwards with the News (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(book) "Minute by Minute - 60 Minutes". New York: Random House, 1985. ISBN-10: 5551250423; ISBN-13: 978-5551250425

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 8 Articles | See more »

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He joined CBS News in 1948. There, he directed the first network TV newscast (May 3, 1948). He pioneered the use of cue cards by anchors, as well as the use of words superimposed on the TV screen during a newscast. See more »

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Sagittarius

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