Marsalis Leads CBS Tribute To Morley Safer

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News paid tribute to late “60 Minutes” reporter Morley Safer on Thursday with some New Orleans jazz from Wynton Marsalis, a letter from the prime minister of his native Canada and a few hearty laughs. Safer died May 19 at age 84, eight days after CBS announced his retirement and […]

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Morley Safer, CBS, ’60 Minutes’ Legend, Dies

His death comes just days after the CBS News veteran announced his retirement from 60 Minutes and the newsmagazine honored him with an hour-long tribute last Sunday.

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The network said Wednesday it will mark the occasion with an hour-long special on the 84-year-old Safer’s career Sunday after the regular edition of 60 Minutes“Morley has had a brilliant career as a reporter and as one of the most significant figures in CBS News history, on our broadcast and in many of our lives,” said Jeff Fager, the show’s executive producer.