Don Hewitt, Creator of '60 Minutes,' Dies at 86

By Jake on
Don Hewitt, legendary news man, CBS executive, and creator of the show 60 Minutes, has passed away today at the age of 68. Hewitt had been battling pancreatic cancer.Besides introducing the world to 60 Minutes, Hewitt also revolutionized the world of politics by producing the first televised presidential debates. The 1960 debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon was seen as a watershed moment in politics, with a sickly and sweaty Nixon losing the debate to a tanned and relaxed Kennedy...Read Full Story