Quotes by Don Hewitt

About Don Hewitt:

Donald Shepard "Don" Hewitt was an American television news producer and executive, best known for creating 60 Minutes, the CBS television news magazine, in 1968, which at the time of his death, was the longest-running prime-time broadcast on American television. Under Hewitt's leadership, 60 Minutes was the only news program ever rated the nation's top-ranked television program, an achievement it accomplished five times. Hewitt produced the first televised presidential debate in 1960.

Author Bio

  • NameDon Hewitt
  • DescriptionAmerican television news producer
  • BornDecember 14, 1922
  • DiedAugust 19, 2009
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionTelevision Director; Journalist
  • AwardsPeabody Award; Emmy Award