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Anderson Cooper and other news personalities react to the death of Mike Wallace

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News personalities, including Anderson Cooper and Larry King, politicians, and others expressed their condolences via Twitter and official statements following the death of legendary 60 Minutes interviewer, Mike Wallace, who passed away on Saturday, April 7, at the age of 93.

Ann Curry: Tough questions are being asked in Heaven today. RIP Mike Wallace

Anderson Cooper: Just heard of the death of Mike Wallace. A true original. What an amazing career and remarkable man.

Diane Sawyer (via statement): Mike’s energy and nerve paced everyone at Sixty Minutes. His was the defining spirit of the show. He bounded through the halls with joy at the prospect of the new, the true, the unexpected.

Larry King: Mike Wallace was a dear & wonderful friend. Not just a great broadcaster, but a great guy. We will never see his likes again.

Roger Ailes (via statement): Mike Wallace was one of the premier journalists of our time — his legendary tenacity, passion for the truth and unwavering commitment to fairness will always be admired and remembered. He will remain in the pantheon of greats in broadcasting journalism. Our thoughts and prayers are with Chris and the entire Wallace family.

Robin Roberts: Just heard of the passing of Mike Wallace. His stories on 60 Minutes were exceptional. A journalist many respected. Prayers to his family.

Chuck Grassley: Chris Wallace: Barb and i send sympathy to u and family in the loss of your father a great pioneering journalist

Mitt Romney: My experience with Mike Wallace — integrity, charm, character. A great one goes home.

Chris Cuomo: On a day of re-birth…sad news. Mike Wallace of 60 Minutes fame has passed. Hopefully his legacy of asking tough questions lives on.

Carson Daly: RIP Mike Wallace, 93. (60 mins) he inspired many of us who interview people for a living. He was the best at it by far. Regards 2 his family

Lisa Ling: RIP Mike Wallace. Your tenacity will be so missed.

Robin Roberts: Just heard of the passing of Mike Wallace. His stories on 60 Minutes were exceptional. A journalist many respected. Prayers to his family.

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