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September 21, 2012

Esther Kartiganer, Longtime Producer for 60 Minutes

Kartiganer worked at CBS for more than 40 years, more than 20 of them with 60 Minutes.

Esther Kartiganer, a longtime producer for the CBS news magazine 60 Minutes, died August 1, 2012, in Aspen, Colorado. She was 74.

According to news reports, the cause was a heart attack.

Kartiganer, who spent more than 40 years with CBS, began as a temporary assistant and eventually became an editor, and then a senor producer, with 60 Minutes.

She worked at the show from 1982 to 2005.

Read more about her life and career here:

New York Times

Brandeis.edu

Aspen Times

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