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        4/8/2012, Nisan 16, 5772

      Mike Wallace Passes Away at 93


      The Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) announced, Sunday, that award-winning reporter Mike Wallace died, Saturday evening at the age of 93.

      Born Myron Leon Wallace to Russian-Jewish immigrants whose family name was originally Wallik, he spent more than 70 years in media, starting in local news and adding entertainment to his resume before returning to full-time journalism. He is probably known for his work on CBS's 60 minutes, which started in 1968, and which he was a part of until 2008. His son, Chris, hosts Fox News Sunday.