Bob Simon

Bob Simon
1941 - 2015

Bob Simon  American TV News

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Bob Simon passed away on 11th Feb 2015 aged 73.


Bob Simon was previously married to Françoise Simon.


American TV News Bob Simon was born Robert David Simon on 29th May, 1941 in The Bronx, New York, USA and passed away on 11th Feb 2015 New York City, NY USA aged 73. He is most remembered for 60 Minutes. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Bob Simon is a member of the following lists: 2015 deaths, American war correspondents and American television journalist stubs.


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First Name Bob
Last Name Simon
Full Name at Birth Robert David Simon
Alternative Name Robert D. Simon
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 29th May, 1941
Birthplace The Bronx, New York, USA
Died 11th February, 2015
Place of Death New York City, NY USA
Cause of Death Car Accident
Build Slim
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text TV News, Producer
Occupation TV News
Claim to Fame 60 Minutes
Year(s) Active 1969–present, 1969–2015

Robert David "Bob" Simon (May 29, 1941 – February 11, 2015) was an American television correspondent for CBS News. During his career, he covered crises, war, and unrest in 67 countries. Simon reported the withdrawal of American troops from Vietnam, the Yom Kippur War in 1973, and the student protests in China's Tiananmen Square in 1989. During the Persian Gulf War in 1991, he and four of his TV crew were captured and imprisoned by Iraq for 40 days, about which experience he wrote a book, Forty Days.

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alex saltzmanJan 26, 2009

Simon`s 1/25/09 broadcast. Totally bias and one sided. Nothing said in Isreals favor while I could stomach to watch. Nothing about rockets fired into Isreal. 60 minutes has become so one sided, so self absorbed, a real disservice to americans

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