Steve Kroft is the correspondent.
If you ever detected something inherently Jewish about the program, its creator and longtime producer, Don Hewitt — whose Russian-born father changed his name from Hurwitz when he immigrated to the United States — once offered an explanation.
The show still begins with a ticking stopwatch, and the co-hosts still act as producers and reporters of their own segments. The successful, much copied but never equaled formula creates an intimacy with viewers via the simple magic of storytelling with a dash of gravitas.
Political satirist Art Buchwald, the son of Austrian-Hungarian Jewish immigrants, contributed commentary to the first episode, which also featured a short film by Academy Award-winning moviemaker Saul Bass, born to Eastern European Jewish immigrant parents.
Safer stayed for 46 years; he died inone week after announcing his retirement. Its closest antecedent was Edward R. His investigation into fraud and corruption in the tobacco industry — according to the film — met with pushback in the upper echelons of CBS, some of whom allegedly had financial ties to cigarette manufacturers.
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