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Mike Wallace: My Career in News24:42

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The ticking stopwatch still comes ever Sunday night, and right behind it, the familiar voice announcing: "I'm Mike Wallace." For thirty-seven years, CBS newsman Mike Wallace has interviewed the great and the grand, con men and killers for "60 Minutes." And that's just his best-known job in a long broadcasting career.

He's taken on Malcolm X and Ayatollah Khomeini, Eleanor Roosevelt and Jose Canseco, fame, fortune and withering psychological depression.

Now, Wallace is 87. He is still, remarkably, cranking his trademark tough interviews for 60 Minutes. But he's also looking back, on a career like few others.

Hear CBS "60 Minutes" newsman Mike Wallace talk about a life in the news.


Mike Wallace, correspondent for CBS' 60 Minutes and author of the new memoir, "Between You and Me."

This program aired on November 30, 2005.

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