Don Hewitt, Creator, Producer of 60 Minutes, Dies
Don Hewitt, Creator, Producer of 60 Minutes, Dies (Update1)
By Kathryn Harris
Don Hewitt, Creator, Producer of ?60 Minutes,? Dies (Update1) - Bloomberg.com
Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Don Hewitt, who created the enduring CBS television newsmagazine 60 Minutes and was its sole executive producer for 35 years, has died. He was 86.
He died of pancreatic cancer today at his home in Bridgehampton, N.Y., CBS News reported on its Web site.
Hewitt was a legend in TV. BTW, I heard him comment last week on the passing of Eunice Shriver and now he is gone.