Don Hewitt, Creator, Producer of ‘60 Minutes,’ Dies (Update1)

By Kathryn Harris

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.
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Hewitt was a legend in TV. BTW, I heard him comment last week on the passing of Eunice Shriver and now he is gone.