Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books; First Edition edition (April 13, 2012)
Scheduled to come out later this year, this biography by Peter Rader was pushed up following the death of the newsman.
Mike Wallace had a lengthy career with CBS News. His death came just a few months after that of 60 Minutes colleague, Andy Rooney. His most recent memoir was released in 2007, which I read recently.
Rader's writing in the biography uses a cinematic style. Rader explores how Wallace, a feared reporter, was able to transform his depression into a style of journalism that went on to redefine how television news works.
If you think you knew Mike Wallace, think again.