Tick­ing Clock: Behind the Scenes at 60 Minutes

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September 1, 2020

Two-time Peabody Award-win­ning writer and pro­duc­er Ira Rosen reveals the inti­mate, untold sto­ries of his decades at Amer­i­ca’s most icon­ic news show. It’s a 60 Min­utes sto­ry on 60 Min­utes itself.

When pro­duc­er Ira Rosen walked into the 60 Min­utes offices in June 1980, he knew he was about to enter tele­vi­sion his­to­ry. His career cat­a­pult­ed him to the heights of TV jour­nal­ism, break­ing some of the most impor­tant sto­ries in TV news. But behind the scenes was a war room of clash­ing pro­duc­ers, anchors, and the most for­mi­da­ble 60 Min­utes fig­ure: leg­endary cor­re­spon­dent Mike Wallace.

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