CBS' iconic newsman Mike Wallace dead at 93

Apr. 8, 2012 – Morley Safer pays tribute to Mike Wallace, one of the founding correspondents of "60 Minutes," who has died at age 93. Over his storied 65-year career the "toughest guy on television" interviewed presidents, tyrants, celebrities and

(Eds: Stations: Please sub the following for item slugged Obit-Mike Wallace UPDATE. It corrects to delete reference to being the first hired at 60 Minutes.) NEW YORK (AP) — It's often been said that the scariest words in the English language were

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 CB.

His hard-hitting approach to investigative journalism and take-no-prisoners interviewing style helped define the program in its early years. And Mike conducted his interviews, legends, movie stars and crooks, with the same

Mike Wallace — who spent 38 years with "60 Minutes" before retiring in 2006 — has died, CBS News announced today. He was 93. Bob Scheiffer, theā€¦