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. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
Don Hewitt has 18 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Speech as an Executive Producer for the 60 Minutes of CBS. The year with the most videos was 1995 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2000 with an average of 675 views per program. Most appearances with Ed Bradley (3), Brian Lamb (2), Lesley Stahl (2). Most common tags: Television Journalism, American Perspectives, Broadcast Television.