Chris Wallace will become the first anchor from Fox News to moderate a presidential debate when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash for the final time Wednesday at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. He may be new to viewers who don’t watch his program “Fox News Sunday,” but the son of the legendary “60 Minutes” correspondent has been a TV news fixture for five decades. - From Los Angeles Times
Wallace started his reporting career at WBBM in 1975, the CBS-owned television station in Chicago where John Kennedy and Richard Nixon participated in the very first televised face-off of White House contenders in.
Wallace was a 16-year-old gofer working at CBS News during the network’s political convention coverage, which was fraught as the network panicked over Cronkite losing in the ratings to NBC’s team of Chet Huntley and David Brinkley.
In 2014, Wallace explained his party registration to the Hollywood Reporter: “Where I live, in Washington, D.C., the only elections that count are the Democratic primaries.
But I’ve voted for Democrats and Republicans for president.” In what was considered a "radical" choice, Bob Dylan was announced as the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature on Oct.
In what was considered a "radical" choice, Bob Dylan was announced as the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature on Oct.