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60 Minutes star interviewer dies

2012-04-08 16:57

New York - A spokesperson says CBS newsman Mike Wallace, famed for his tough interviews on 60 Minutes, has died. He was 93.

Kevin Tedesco says Wallace died on Saturday night.

Wallace was on the staff of 60 Minutes when the TV news magazine began in 1968, and was one of its mainstays from then on.

He retired as a regular correspondent in 2006, but continued contributing occasional reports. His exclusive interview with pitcher Roger Clemens was broadcast in January 2008.

Wallace was known for spending hours preparing for interviews and for his skeptical follow-up questioning.

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