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Ed Bradley

War Coverage -- "The Lord's Work"
"Oh God! They're Going to Cut My Arm Off"
No Way to Win in Vietnam


Ed Bradley joined the CBS Paris bureau as a stringer in September 1971. He transferred to the Saigon bureau in 1972 and was wounded in 1973 while on assignment in Cambodia. Moving to the CBS Washington bureau in 1974, he volunteered to return to Southeast Asia and covered the fall of South Vietnam in 1975. Bradley joined “60 Minutes” in 1981. For his work as a broadcast journalist, he won numerous awards, including 19 Emmys and a Lifetime Achievement award from the National Association of Black Journalists. Ed Bradley died on November 9, 2006.