Bob Simon cause of death

Bob Simon's Death

Born (Birthday) May 29, 1941

Death Date February 11, 2015

Age of Death 73 years

Cause of Death Traffic Collision

Profession TV Show Host

The TV show host Bob Simon died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

A longtime 60 Minutes host who won more than 20 News & Documentary Emmy Awards in his career. He covered his first 60 Minutes story as a correspondent in 1996.

He served in the American Foreign Service before starting his news career with CBS New London in 1971.

He died after sustaining head and torso injuries during a car crash in New York City on February 11, 2015.

Personal Life

He had a daughter named Tanya with his longtime partner Francoise Simon.

He is a well-known host of 60 Minutes, which was created by Don Hewitt .

How did Bob Simon die?

Bob Simon, a “60 Minutes” correspondent and veteran CBS News foreign correspondent, died Wednesday night in a car crash in New York City, police and CBS News said. He was 73 years old.

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"Saddam, as most tyrants, was a total control freak. He wanted total control of his regime. Total control of the country. And to introduce a wild card like Al Qaeda in any sense was just something he would not do."

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"The minute you're working with the government, you're dealing with bureaucracy, you're dealing with time lags, you're dealing with rigidity, you're dealing with a slow pace."

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"The military has been determined to control the images of war since Vietnam. They're convinced that they lost the war because of loss of political support back home, because people saw what was going on."

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"If China were to explode, I'd want to be there in a flash. If there's a big story, I want to be there."

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