In his three-hour interview, Mike Wallace (1918-2012) talks about his early life and his first jobs in radio. He recalls his early television shows, including Mike and Buff, Night Beat, and The Mike Wallace Interview. He discusses various shows he was involved in in the early 1960s, including News Beat, The Race for Space, and making a guest appearance on The Jack Benny Program. He reveals his time at 60 Minutes, including some memorable stories, and working with Harry Reasoner and Morley Safer. He details some of the more controversial episodes in his career, including the libel lawsuit brought against him by General William Westmoreland, and his 60 Minutes piece about Brown & Williamson tobacco. He chronicles his years-long struggle with depression, as well as how the news industry has changed since he started. Steve McClellan conducted the interview on April 17, 1998 in New York, NY.