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60 Minutes' interviewer Mike Wallace dies

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Published: 8th Apr 2012 16:00:53

Veteran journalist Mike Wallace, famed for his tough interviews on US news programme 60 Minutes over four decades, has died aged 93.

A spokesperson for CBS said he died on Saturday and had been in declining health in recent years.

Wallace was one of the original hosts of 60 Minutes when it began in 1968.

He went on to interview the likes of Martin Luther King, John F Kennedy, Malcolm X and Yasser Arafat before announcing his retirement in 2006.

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