Mike Wallace Recovering from Heart Bypass

His doctors call Friday's surgery on the 89-year-old newsman "a great success"

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Veteran CBS newsman Mike Wallace is recovering from triple heart-bypass surgery performed Friday, his network announced Tuesday.

Wallace, 89, is already walking after the operation, which the semi-retired 60 Minutes correspondent’s physicians are calling “a great success,” CBS tells the Associated Press.

Heart-bypass surgery generally requires a recovery period of six weeks.
Stephen M. Silverman

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