Mike Wallace, the fabled “60 Minutes” reporter who described himself as “nosy and insistent,” has died, CBS News said Sunday morning. He was 93.
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This 1968 photo released by CBS shows "60 Minutes" correspondents Harry Reasoner, left, and Mike Wallace, right, with creator and producer Don Hewitt on the set in New York. Wallace, famed for his tough interviews on "60 Minutes," has died, Saturday, April 7, 2012. He was 93.((AP Photo/CBS Photo Archive))
Newsman Mike Wallace, left, interviews four persons on April 14, 1958, involved in integration incidents during interview in Philadelphia. From left are Mike Wallace, Barbara Marx, Mrs. And Mr. William Myers; and Thelma Keitlen and her seeing eye dog.((AP Photo/Sam Myers))
Television interviewer Mike Wallace, left, and British writer Malcolm Muggeridge chat with each other in ABC Television Studio prior to their appearance on the network's "Mike Wallace Interview" show in New York City on Oct. 19, 1957. Muggeridge, who touched off a storm of protest by criticizing the British Monarchy. Earlier October 19, Muggeridge had been fired from his job as columnist on the conservative London Dispatch. The TV interview was blacked out in Washington where the Queen Elizabeth II currently is on a state visit. ((AP Photo))
Television news journalist Mike Wallace attends the 2007 National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Awards Gala in this Jan. 15, 2008, file photo in New York. Wallace was recovering from triple heart bypass surgery that was performed last week, CBS News said Tuesday, Jan. 29. Wallace, who turns 90 this spring, is already walking following the surgery Friday to bypass blockages near his heart. Doctors are calling the operation "a great success," the network said.((AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file))
"60 Minutes'' correspondent Mike Wallace, shown in a November 1990 file photo, reportedly confronted former White House Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater with a string of obscenities while Fitzwater was waiting to tape "Politically Incorrect'' in New York Tuesday, Nov. 7, 1995. Wallace, 77, apparently was angry at the 52-year-old Fitzwater's comments about Wallace, and "60 Minutes'' in his new book, "Call The Briefing!''((AP Photo/File))
CBS correspondent Mike Wallace leaves Federal Court in New York Feb. 20, 1985. Wallace was a defendant in a $120 million libel suit against CBS, eventually dropped by the plaintiff, Gen. William Westmoreland. Wallace believes the lawsuit triggered the depression he discusses in the HBO documentary "Dead Blue: Surviving Depression," which airs Jan. 6.((AP Photo/Files))