Haldeman whetted the appetites of news junkies who continued to tune in to see Wallace joust with other scoundrels. Simon, 73, was the passenger in a hired car that lost control and slammed into another vehicle and a median on 12th Avenue at West 32nd Street in Manhattan at 6: He covered many significant news events during the course of that career and, as a war correspondent, was captured by Iraqi forces near the Saudi-Kuwait border during the opening days of the Persian Gulf war in January 1991.
Simon, who, the police said, was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, was taken to Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
It almost didn't matter what stories he was covering, you just wanted to hear what he would ask next.
Always proud to be asked if I was related to Bob Simon. Jack Kevorkian for a June 2007 "60 Minutes" broadcast.
He found his niche as a war reporter covering the Vietnam War. He was 73. Kennedy Journalism Award grand prize and television first prize in 1996.
Alas, no. Police said that the investigation continues and that no one has been arrested. After a successful triple bypass operation in late January 2008, he retired from public life. One of the great writers of a generation has passed.
NYPD officials said Simon was not wearing a seat belt in the backseat. Especially noted within the industry for the gracefulness of his writing, he was the recipient of 24 Emmy Awards, four Overseas Press Club Awards and three George Foster Peabody Awards.
On September 24, 1968, Wallace and Reasoner introduced "60 Minutes" to the 10: Chibok survivors of kidnapping by Boko Haram share their stories.
He also had a home in Manhattan. Had Gorbachev not lobbied his contacts in Baghdad, "I think they would've killed us," Simon told the Los Angeles Times in a 1992 interview.