He was tough, ruthless both on camera and off, confident and even arrogant in the best possible way, a consummate performer and a man who truly lived up to his status as a titan in the news business. But most of all, he was fair. Always.
I'm not sure there will ever be another one like Mike Wallace.
And that's unfortunate.
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