IMDb > Charles Osgood > News
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

Connect with IMDb

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

3 items from 2012

CBS '60 Minutes' newscaster Mike Wallace dies, aged 93

8 April 2012 9:02 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Mike Wallace has died, aged 93. The legendary Us newscaster's death was announced by Charles Osgood on CBS Sunday Morning. A cause of death has yet to be confirmed. Wallace had a six-decade career as a TV presenter, newscaster, broadcaster, quiz show host and radio announcer. He was one of the original correspondents on CBS's long-running series 60 Minutes, and was known for his hard-hitting interviews. Wallace began hosting late night interview shows in the 1950s before fronting Biography in the 1960s. He became a CBS news presenter in 1963, and hosted the network's morning news show until 1966. He was known for interviewing high-profile guests including Dr. Jack Kevorkian, Yasir Arafat and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Wallace was at the heart of a controversial interview with General William Westmoreland (more) »

- By Tom Eames

Permalink | Report a problem

60 Minutes Legend Mike Wallace Dead at 94

8 April 2012 7:45 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Pioneering 60 Minutes journalist Mike Wallace, who spent four decades on the venerable CBS newsmagazine, has died. He was 94.

The news was announced this morning on CBS News Sunday Morning by anchor Charles Osgood.

Wallace, who was one of 60 Minutes‘ original correspondents when it debuted in 1968, retired in 2006 but still contributed to the program. His final appearance came in 2008 when he interviewed baseball legend and accused steroid-user Roger Clemens.

More to come…


- Michael Ausiello

Permalink | Report a problem

R.I.P. Mike Wallace

8 April 2012 7:33 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

CBS just announced that legendary newsman Mike Wallace, a founding correspondent on 60 Minutes has died. He was 93. Charles Osgood disclosed the news on CBS Sunday Morning. The 60 Minutes web site said Wallace died last night, surrounded by family members at Waveny Care Center in New Canaan, Conn., where he spent the past few years. Wallace was well known for his hard-hitting interviews but he began his career as a radio announcer and quiz show host. In the 1950s he began to host late night TV interview shows and in the 1960s a weekly interview show, Biography. He worked for CBS News from 1951 to 1955, and became a correspondent in 1963 hosting the network’s morning news show to 1966. His reputation as a newsman was forged on 60 Minutes where he interviewed presidents and newsmakers including Dr. Jack Kevorkian, Yasir Arafat and Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. He was best known for his willingness to ask bold and direct questions. »

- DAVID LIEBERMAN, Executive Editor

Permalink | Report a problem

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

3 items from 2012, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners