American Masters

Journalist Bob Simon on His Early Career

Clip | 4m 20s

60 Minutes journalist Bob Simon (1941 - 2015) was interviewed for "American Masters - Don Hewitt: 90 Minutes on 60 Minutes," which premiered in May 1998. In this outtake from the film, Simon details his career path as young man, from the foreign service to the United Nations to his first job as a broadcast journalist, for CBS news.

Aired: 02/13/15

Rating: NR

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