In this candid and revealing interview, broadcast journalist Mike Wallace tells stories from his remarkable 60-year career. Included are audio clips of his 1957 interview of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt; a poignant interview with First Lady Nancy Reagan concerning her husband's Alzheimer's; the story of the Secret Service agent who felt responsible for not saving John F. Kennedy; and Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, speaking out on corruption in Nigeria. Wallace also turns his questioning eye on his own life and career, offering a frank and frequently surprising self-portrait.
This event took place on February 1, 2006.
Enjoy the interview? Find out more about Mike Wallace and his remarkable career in his memoir Between You and Me.
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