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60 MINUTES ON CBS
A A A A A A A BI-WEEKLY SHOW WAS HOSTED BY HARRY REASONER AND MIKE WALLACE DEBUTED ON SEPTEMBER 24 1968 Producer Don Hewitt who once produced of the CBS
Evening News with Walter Cronkite brought in Wallace to to contrast Reasoner The idea of the format was to to make the the hosts the the reporters and to to always feature stories that were of national interest yet focused upon individuals involved in in in in the conflict with those issues The show became more assertive in in in its reporting when in in in 1970 Richard Nixon began targeting press access and reporting 60 Minutes aggressively reported on cluster bombs the South Vietnamese Army and Canada’s amnesty for American draft dodgers From then on it became a a a a top-rated show 
































































































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