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Bob Simon

Gulf War Coverage -- the Grunts Love Us
War Coverage -- Risky Business
Vietnam -- When Competition Was Deadly


Bob Simon joins CBS in 1967 as a reporter/assignment editor based in New York. He moves to the Saigon bureau in 1971 and reports extensively on the Vietnam War. In January 1991, in the Persian Gulf War's opening days, Simon is captured by Iraqi forces and held for 40 days. Currently, he's a "60 Minutes II" correspondent and a regular contributor to "60 Minutes."