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“60 Minutes” Creator Don Hewitt Dies

Hewitt_8.19.jpgThe summer of death rolls on, this time claiming the life of legendary CBS News producer and “60 Minutes” creator Don Hewitt, who reportedly died this morning.

Hewitt, who was 86, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March, TVNewser reported. Despite his illness, Hewitt attended Walter Cronkite‘s funeral last month.

Cronkite, Novak, Hewitt. Some people say that these sorts of things come in threes. We think someone should start keeping a close eye on Andy Rooney.

TVNewser: Don Hewitt – 1922-2009

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