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Encyclopedia > Don Hewitt

Don Hewitt, broadcaster, born 14 December 1922.


But Hewitt is best known for inventing "60 Minutes", the news broadcast he created in 1968. Hewitt stepped aside as executive producer in 2004. He is an eight-time Emmy Award winner. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Hewitt attended New York University and started his journalism career in 1942 as head copyboy for the New York Herald Tribune. He started at CBS News in 1948 and served as producer-director of the broadcast for 14 years. He later became executive producer of the "CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite." New York University (NYU) is a large research university in New York City. ... This article is about the year. ... The New York Herald Tribune was a newspaper created in 1922 when the New York Tribune acquired the New York Herald. ...


Hewitt is the author of "Tell Me a Story: Fifty Years and 60 Minutes in Television" , in which chronicles his life as a newsman. He is also the author of the book "Minute by Minute"


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American Masters . Don Hewitt | PBS (591 words)
At the age of seventy-seven Hewitt continues to produce the show and is a major influence on broadcast news.
From 1943 to 1945 Hewitt was a war correspondent in both the European and Pacific theaters.
Though Hewitt has remained out of the public eye for most of his career, his innovative spirit is at the core of much of the news that informs the country.
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