Book Discussion on Tell Me A Story

Mr. Hewitt talked about his book Tell Me a Story: 50 Years and 60 Minutes in Television, published by Public Affairs. In the… read more

Mr. Hewitt talked about his book Tell Me a Story: 50 Years and 60 Minutes in Television, published by Public Affairs. In the book, Mr. Hewitt recounts his participation in the early days of television broadcasting at CBS. He was responsible for the first broadcasts of political conventions in 1948; the first Kennedy-Nixon debate in 1960; and created and was executive producer for the program “60 Minutes.” He talked about changes in television news since its inception and recent trends including the competition of cable news and the Internet, personal experiences in the industry, and his participation in the program “60 Minutes.” close

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Book Discussion on Tell Me A Story

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 1, 2001
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2009

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  • Apr 01, 2001 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 01, 2001 | 11:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 02, 2001 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 03, 2002 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2002 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 2004 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 08, 2004 | 11:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2009 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 2009 | 12:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 2009 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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