Morley Safer, CBS news legend, dies at 84

May 19, 2016 4:11 PM

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Morley Safer, CBS news legend, dies at 84

Morley Safer, an intrepid storyteller and interviewer whose name became synonymous with the newsmagazine "60 Minutes," has died. He was 84.

Safer was the longest-serving correspondent in "60 Minutes" history. He joined the CBS program in 1970, just two years after it launched, and worked there ever since, contributing 919 reports over the years. He filed his last report in March.

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