Wednesday, April 11, 2012

"The Personification of 20th Century Television News" - Remembering Mike Wallace

Mike Wallace, 1918-2012.

  • "I had found my bliss" Myron Wallace on becoming Mike Wallace in NY Times' beautiful video obit series "Last Word" produced by Brent McDonald. More of Wallace in his own words in a 2005 interview with Terry Gross for NPR's Fresh Air here.
  • HT again goes to NPR for this clip of the master interviewer with one of the masters of the art world, Salvador Dali: Money quote: "Why do you behave the way that you do? For instance you have been known to drive in a car filled to the roof with..." Watch to hear that sentence's conclusion. Come on, look at Dali's mustache, you know it'll be well worth it. :