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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 19, 2009
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(Studio: Maggie Rodriguez) The death of TV news "inventor" Don Hewitt reported.

(New York: Katie Couric) Hewitt, the man behind "60 Minutes," profiled; photos & video of Hewitt with Edward R. Murrow, the first presidential debate in 1960, with Walter Cronkite, arguing with Mike Wallace shown. [HEWITT - says we tell a story; recalls the start of his career, the Andrea Doria story, the rules for the Kennedy-Nixon debate, his temper.] [November 10, 1993, Mike WALLACE; Morley SAFER; "60 Minutes" producer Jeff FAGER†; in 1993, Harry SMITH†- talk about Hewitt & the show.]

(Studio: Maggie Rodriguez) Later coverage of Hewitt's career noted.

Couric, Katie;
Rodriguez, Maggie

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