"60 Minutes" inventor and newsman Don Hewitt dead at 86
Published 08/19/2009, INFORUM
NEW YORK -- Don Hewitt, the CBS Newsman who invented "60 Minutes" and produced the popular newsmagazine for 36 years, has died. He was 86. He died of pancreatic cancer this morning at his home in Bridgehampton, N.Y., said CBS.Word count: 263
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