Bob Simon
Date of Birth
May 29, 1941
Birth Place:
Bronx, NY


Rightly hailed on the CBS News website as "the most honored journalist in international reporting," Bob Simon weathered decades of global correspondence, on innumerable subjects, to achieve that honor. A Bronx native, Simon attended Brandeis University as a young man, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1962 equipped with a history degree. He enlisted in the American Foreign Service from 1964 through...