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CBS News Turns The Camera On Its Own: Bob Simon

CBS News correspondent Bob Simon has been covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since the early 1970s. In a segment for 60MinutesOvertime.com, CBS News profiles Simon and his storied career a a foreign correspondent, in Israel and beyond.

Although Simon’s reporting has not always portrayed Israel in the best light, he remains a household name in Israel, where he is known by his first name, “bub” as they call him. he also has some of the best sources in the Israeli government.

When he was captured by the Iraqi military during the first gulf war, CBS put together an obituary for Simon, and gave it to him when he returned.

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