TOUGH BUT FAIR

‘60 Minutes’ Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93: Photos of His Life

Photos from Mike Wallace’s career.

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Mike Wallace, 1918–2012

Mike Wallace, the 60 Minutes host famed for interviewing everyone from Ayn Rand to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has died at age 93. See photos from Wallace’s decades-long career.

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‘The Big Surprise’ (1957)

Actor Errol Flynn and Mike Wallace are shown before NBC’s The Big Surprise on Feb. 12, 1957. The quiz show is hosted by Wallace.

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‘Mike Wallace Interview’ (1957)

Wallace and British writer Malcolm Muggeridge chat in an ABC television studio in New York City before their appearance on the network’s Mike Wallace Interview show on Oct. 19, 1957.

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CBS Newsman (1968)

A man argues with Mike Wallace and Alex Rosenberg in a fracas on the floor of the Democratic National Convention on Aug. 28, 1968. Both men were hauled off the floor, but returned later. The row started when Rosenberg refused to show his identification pass.

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DNC (1972)

Wallace works for CBS News at the 1972 Democratic National Convention.

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Vietman (1967)

Wallace reports for CBS News in 1967 in Vietnam.

Mark Elias / AP Photo

Family Man (1982)

Wallace and wife Lorraine at the opening of Sophie's Choice in New York on Dec. 5, 1982.

Mario Suriani / AP Photo

Reporter (1984)

Wallace leaves federal court at Foley Square in New York City on Oct. 12, 1984.

Julie Markes / AP Photo

‘60 Minutes’ Pioneer (1991)

Wallace poses with 60 Minutes executive producer Don Hewitt after the show won an award at the People’s Choice Awards on March 12, 1991.

Mark Lennihan / AP Photo

Wallace and Walters (1999)

Barbara Walters and Wallace pose for photographers before a gala for the Museum of Television and Radio in New York on Feb. 4, 1999.

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Tough But Fair (2007)

Assisted-suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian walks out of the Lakeland Correctional Facility in Coldwater, Mich., and gets a hug from Wallace after his release June 1, 2007. Wallace interviewed Kevorkian for 60 Minutes.

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The Team (2004)

CNN’s Larry King interviews Don Hewitt, Mike Wallace, Ed Bradley and Morley Safer of the 60 Minutes anchor team in 2004.

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Journalist Star (2007)

Wallace and his wife Mary attend a special screening of Stardust at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 28, 2007.

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Mike Wallace (2007)

Wallace speaks on stage at the New York Emmy Awards Gala on April 1, 2007.