Bob Simon, is a CBS 60 Minutes and 60 Minutes II correspondent.
“Few tears will be shed over the demise of the East German army, but what about East Germany’s eighty symphony orchestras, bound to lose some subsidies? Or the whole East German system, which covered everyone in a security blanket from day care to health care, from housing to education? Some people are beginning to express, if ever so slightly, nostalgia for that Berlin Wall.”
— CBS’s Bob Simon, March 16, 1990 Evening News.
Simon has won 18 Emmy awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Emmy in 2003.
- Bob Simon, CBS News, Accessed Oct. 22, 2007.