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Mike Wallace: The legendary newsman remembered

I’d always heard stories about how tough Mike was to work with, and I’m sure he was when you were competing against him. I’m glad I never had to. By the time I met him in 2006 or 2007, he was still at 60 Minutes and I was starting there. He was incredibly generous and welcoming, and he went out of his way to be kind to me. He would call me ”kid” and gently rib me about being new to the show. I distinctly remember being in the edit room and him coming by and taking a look at what I’d been working on.

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