Don Hewitt Memorial Service Set For October 19 In New York

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Danny Shea Editorial Director, The Huffington Post

A memorial service for "60 Minutes" creator and CBS News legend Don Hewitt, who died in August, will be held Monday, October 19, in New York.

The service will begin at 11AM and take place in the Frederick P. Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Speakers will include CBS CEO Les Moonves, "60 Minutes" Executive Producer Jeff Fager, "60 Minutes" correspondent Morley Safer, "Sesame Street" creator Joan Ganz Cooney, close Hewitt friend Alan Alda, and members of Hewitt's family.