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Don Hewitt on the 1960 "Great Debates" - EMMYTVLEGENDS.ORG

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Published on Oct 31, 2008

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Don Hewitt (News Producer/Director) discusses the impact of the first Presidential Debate between Nixon and Kennedy in 1960 in this interview excerpt. Hewitt was interviewed for two-and-a-half hours in New York, NY. Hewitt spoke articulately about the beginnings of broadcast journalism, the days of Douglas Edwards with the News, the profound influence of Fred Friendly, Edward R. Murrow, and William Paley; and of course, the creation and success of 60 Minutes. The interview was conducted by Michael Rosen on April 15, 1997.

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