Mike Wallace through the years
CBS newsman Mike Wallace.
Host Mike Wallace, center, congratulates the team winners on his television game show, NBC's "The Big Surprise." (May 5, 1956)
Mike Wallace stands before his son Peter's grave as the casket is lowered. Peter Wallace fell to his death in a accident while climbing a steep mountain in Greece. (Sept. 1962)
Mike Wallace is hustled off the Democratic National Convention floor in the aftermath of a dispute between delegates and security officers. (Aug. 28, 1968)
Mike Wallace in 1975.
Mike Wallace and wife, Lorraine, at the opening of the movie "Sophie's Choice" in Manhattan. (Dec. 5, 1982)
CBS correspondent Mike Wallace leaves Federal Court at Foley Square in Manhattan. (Oct. 12, 1984)
Mike Wallace leaves Federal Court in Manhattan. Wallace was a defendant in a $120 million libel suit against CBS, eventually dropped by the plaintiff, Gen. William Westmoreland. Wallace believes the lawsuit triggered the depression he discusses in the HBO documentary "Dead Blue: Surviving Depression." (Feb. 20, 1985)
CBS News correspondents share a laugh during the taping of NBC's "Donahue." The CBS news staff appeared together to discuss the future of CBS News. From left, Dan Rather, via satellite from Moscow, Connie Chung, Mike Wallace, Stahl, Harry Smith and Paula Zahn. (May 17, 1990)
Barbara Walters and Mike Wallace pose for photographers before the start of a gala for The Museum of Television and Radio in Manhattan. (Feb. 4, 1999)
"60 Minutes" correspondent Mike Wallace.
"Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace, left, points at his father, Mike Wallace during taping in Manhattan. Their talk represents the first time father and son had crossed paths professionally in careers that together stretches three-quarters of a century. (Nov. 3, 2005)
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks to CBS newsman Mike Wallace during their meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence just outside Moscow. (May 8, 2005)
Mike Wallace, longtime CBS "60 Minutes" correspondent, during an interview at his office in Manhattan. (May 8, 2006)
Mike Wallace arrives to the opening night performance of the play titled 'The Year of Magical Thinking' in Manhattan. (March 29, 2007)
Mike Wallace, the longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent, a lion of American television news whose hard-charging interviewing style defined the CBS news show throughout most of its history, died April 7, 2012. He was 93. This photo was taken Jan. 15, 2008.
Newsday's obituary for Mike Wallace