Scooped By Mike Wallace

04/09/2012 08:09 am ET | Updated Jun 09, 2012
  • Posted by Seymour M. Hersh

Mike Wallace, who died on Sunday, was a superb role model. His success came the hard way--he was self-made, with a relentless determination to tell the truth to power and to find truths where others could not. In that sense, he made it easier for the rest of us. He was also hard to beat to a story.