PHOTOS: Remembering Mike Wallace, 1918-2012

Posted on: 8:00 pm, April 8, 2012, by , updated on: 08:09pm, April 8, 2012

Mike Wallace was a star interviewer on the Tiffany Network’s “60 Minutes” news magazine show for decades. Here is a photo gallery of his many years with the network.

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  • CBS News correspondent Mike Wallace outside the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., in 1997. Credit: Craig Balnkenhorn/CBS Photo Archive

  • Anchor Mike Wallace is photographed on the set of "The CBS Morning News," August 26, 1963. Credit: CBS Photo Archives

  • The "60 Minutes" lineup in 1986: Clockwise from far left, Ed Bradley, Mike Wallace, Harry Reasoner, Morley Safer and Diane Sawyer. Credit: CBS

  • Republican president candidate Richard Nixon is photographed with CBS News correspondent Mike Wallace in New Hampshire on the occasion of the 1968 primary. Credit: Irv Haberman/CBS Photo Archives

  • One of Mike Wallace's earliest television appearances was the series "Mike and Buff," with Buff Cobb. The husband-and-wife team hosted the afternoon talk show which was television's first color telecast. They are pictured on the set November 5, 1951. Credit: CBS Photo Archives

  • Mike Wallace, interviewing Dr. Jack Kevorkian in 1998. Credit: CBS

  • Mike Wallace of CBS News at the 1972 Democratic National Convention in Miami Beach, Fla., August 21, 1972. Credit: CBS Photo Archives

  • Mike Wallace interviews the Ayatollah Khomeini in 1979. Credit: CBS

  • Mike Wallace interviews President John F. Kennedy. Credit: CBS News

  • Mike Wallace interviews Louis Farrakhan in 2000. Credit: AP/CBS

  • Mike Wallace interviews former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt in one of her final television appearances. Credit: CBS

  • In this 1993 "60 Minutes" interview, Mike Wallace gets a lift from opera star Luciano Pavarotti. Credit: CBS

  • CBS News correspondent Mike Wallace, photographed on the floor of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, August 28, 1968. Credit: CBS Photo Archives

  • CBS News correspondent Mike Wallace pictured in Viet Nam in 1967. Credit: CBS Photo Archives

  • Alan King, Carol Channing and "60 Minutes" correspondent Mike Wallace at the 31st Annual Theatre Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Gershwin Theatre in New York City on January 28, 2002. Credit: GETTY IMAGES/Gabe Palacio

  • A screen grab from "60 Minutes" correspondent Mike Wallace's 1975 report on Clint Hill, one of the Secret Service agents on the scene the day JFK was assassinated.

  • A combative Vladimir Putin told Mike Wallace he should question his own country's democratic ways before looking for problems with Russia's in 2005 interview. Credit: CBS

  • A candid moment with journalist Mike Wallace, pictured preparing his broadcast, "CBS Morning News With Mike Wallace," September 2, 1963. Credit: CBS Photo Archive

  • "60 Minutes" correspondent Mike Wallace interviewed actor Morgan Freeman in 2005. Credit: 60 Minutes/CBS

  • "60 Minutes" correspondent Mike Wallace and actress Hilary Swank ride the New York City subway as part of a 2005 profile of the actress. Credit: CBS/60 Minutes

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