Legendary journalist Mike Wallace dies

Associated Press
FILE - In this Oct. 15, 1984 file photo, CBS-TV Correspondent Mike Wallace, right, and producer George Crile, left, leave U.S. District Court in New York, after attending the trial of a libel suit brought by former Gen. William C. Westmoreland against CBS -TV. Wallace, the dogged, merciless reporter and interviewer who took on politicians, celebrities and other public figures in a 60-year career highlighted by the on-air confrontations that helped make "60 Minutes" the most successful primetime television news program ever, has died. He was 93. (AP Photo/Mario Suriani, File)

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CBS newsman Mike Wallace, the merciless reporter and interviewer who took on politicians, celebrities and other public figures in a 60-year career as a reporter on the celebrated news show "60 Minutes," died April 7, 2012. He was 93.

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