Mike Wallace Dead at 93: His Enduring TV Legacy
Before he became a legend on 60 Minutes, Mike Wallace gained fame as atough-guy interviewer on local television in New York. The show was Night Beat, and throughout the 1950s Wallace grilled everybody from screen stars Gloria Swanson and Dagmar to Democratic icon Adlai Stevenson and segregationist governor of Arkansas, Orval Faubus.
May 15 – Appearance on the Diane Rehm show, which runs on NPR stations across the country – I will be talking about my new book, “Selecting a President,” co-authored with Matthew Spieler, and I will be on with Sam Popkin, author of “The Candidate: What it takes to Win – and Hold – the White House”
May 19 – I will receive an honorary degree from Westfield University in Pittsfield, Mass
May 30 – Keynote Speaker at the Silent Sentinel event for the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial
June 5 – Health Policy Roundtable – Detroit Public Television
June 11 – League of Women Voters -- political panel, Washington DC
June 13 – Medical Musical Group evening concert, Baltimore, Md