'60 Minutes' Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

February 12, 2015 4:06 AM

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'60 Minutes' Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

Veteran 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon died Wednesday in a car crash in Manhattan, CBS announced. He was 73.

During a career spanning five decades, Simon won 27 Emmys for covering major stories including The Vietnam War, violence in Northern Ireland from 1969-1971, The Gulf War and The Olympics. In 1991, spent 40 days in an Iraqi prison alongside three other members of the CBS News team, and turned the exp...

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