R.I.P. Bob Simon

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Bob Simon, long-time correspondent for CBS 60 Minutes, has exited the planet. Simon was killed in a traffic accident that occurred this evening on the West Side Highway in Manhattan, New York.

Bob SimonIn his 19th season as a 60 Minutes correspondent, Simon had an impressive number of awards, including (but not limited to):

  • 24 Emmy® Awards
  • Four Overseas Press Club Awards
  • Three George Foster Peabody Awards

Simon was passenger in a Lincoln Town Car that reportedly collided with a Mercedes and then with a pedestrian expansion near 30th Street.

You can read more about this great newsman at The CBS Web Site.




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