Simon, Bob 1941–

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Simon, Bob 1941–


Born May 29, 1941, in the Bronx, NY; married Francoise; children: Tanya (a television producer). Education: Brandeis University, bachelor's degree (Phi Beta Kappa), history, 1962.

Addresses: Office— c/o CBS News, 524 West 57th St., New York, NY 10019.

Career: Reporter and correspondent. American Foreign Service officer, 1964–67; reporter and assignment editor, CBS News, New York City, 1967–69; member of London bureau, CBS News, 1969–71, 1972–77; member of Saigon bureau, CBS News, 1971–72; member of Tel Aviv bureau, CBS News, 1977–81; State Department correspondent, CBS News, 1981–82; national correspondent in New York, CBS News, 1982–87; Chief Middle Eastern correspondent, CBS News, 1987—.

Awards, Honors: Overseas Press Club Awards, 1975,1977, 1991, 1996; Edward Weintal Prize, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, 1997; Peabody Award, 2000, for international reporting for CBS News; Alfred I. du Pont–Columbia University Award, 2001, for "Shame of Srebrenica," 60 Minutes II; IRE certificate, 2001; Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award, 2003; 22 Emmy Awards; Fulbright scholar; France and Woodrow Wilson scholar.


Television Appearances; Series:

Correspondent, 60 Minutes, CBS, 1996—.

Correspondent, 60 Minutes II (also known as 60 Minutes and 60 Minutes Wednesday), CBS, 1999–2005.

Reporter, CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, CBS, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Correspondent, The Soviet Union: Seven Days in May, CBS, 1987.

We Were There: CBS News at 50, CBS, 1988.

Bob Simon: Back to Baghdad, CBS, 1991.

Correspondent, Eye on the Earth, CBS, 1992.

CBS news correspondent, Olympic Winter Games XVIII, CBS, 1998.

Don Hewitt: 90 Minutes on 60 Minutes, PBS and CBS, 1998.

Vietnam: On the Frontlines, History Channel, 2001.

Breaking the News, CBS, 2001.

Correspondent, Without Fear or Favor: The Best in Broadcast Journalism (documentary), 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Larry King Live, CNN, 2004.

"Buying the War," Bill Moyers' Journal (also known as Bill Moyers' Journal: International Report), PBS, 2007.

"D–Day Revisited," Bill Moyers' Journal (also known as Bill Moyers' Journal: International Report), PBS, 2007.