Don Hewitt creator of tv show 60 Minutes to stay in control until 2004
NYP2003012720 - NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (UPI) - CBS News announced on Jan. 27, 2003, that it has signed a deal with 80 year old Don Hewitt creator of "60 Minutes" which will keep him in charge of the show until 2004. Hewitt afterwards will become executive producer of the network's news division and hand control of "60 Minutes" to Jeff Fager who currently is executive producer of "60 Minutes 11". ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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