Bob Simon ’60 Minutes’ Tribute to Run 90 Minutes

By Chris Ariens Comment

BobSImon“60 Minutes” remembers Bob Simon this Sunday with a 90-minute tribute episode.

Steve Kroft anchors the special which will honor the most-honored field reporter in television news. The tribute will include interviews with Simon’s “60 Minutes” colleagues, clips of his life’s work and three of his award-winning stories.

Bob Simon had been with CBS News for 47 years. He was killed a week ago in a car accident in Manhattan. Friends and family said goodbye yesterday at a funeral service at the Metropolitan Opera House.

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