Television: The Mellowing of Mike Malice

During the 1950s, Mike, you were the host of several highly controversial TV shows. You acted on Broadway and got your second divorce. Why have you omitted all those details from your biography in Who's Who?

This is the sort of interview question that CBS Newsman Mike Wallace would put to Mike Wallace. The answer is that Wallace has mellowed since those old "Mike Malice" days, and would prefer to forget his show-biz past. He still pounds away with the same tenacious questioning, of course. The difference is that today, at 51, Wallace...

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