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  • Don Hewitt dies at 86; creator of '60 Minutes'

    Don Hewitt dies at 86; creator of '60 Minutes'
    It began at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 1968. "Good evening. This is '60 Minutes,' " Harry Reasoner said into the camera. With fellow correspondent Mike Wallace seated next to him, Reasoner explained the concept of the new show -- one that had the...
  • Movie review: Morning Light -- 3 out of 5 stars

    It could have been a salty Real World, or The Hills at Sea. But for all its pretty young faces, prettier seascapes and moments of tension, Morning Light, a new Disney documentary about a youthful crew training and competing in a sailboat race, is sorely...
  • "60 Minutes" Creator Don Hewitt Dies 86

    "60 Minutes" Creator Don Hewitt Dies 86
    Don Hewitt, the innovative television news pioneer who changed the face of broadcast journalism in 1968 as the creator and executive producer of " 60 Minutes," the long-running CBS News powerhouse that launched the TV newsmagazine genre and turned a...
  • Academies Prepare Mariners For Possible Pirate Attacks

    Along with navigation, logistics and ship-handling, students at merchant marine academies these days also must learn what to do if their ships are attacked by pirates. While there is no formal training on the subject at schools such as the U.S....
  • UConn Assistant Football Coaches

    Hank Hughes Assistant head coach for defense/defensive line Hughes joined the UConn staff in 2001 and was promoted to assistant head coach for defense in 2005 after three seasons as defensive coordinator. The Huskies led the Big East in total defense...