Almost everyone has a story about Bob, and the hallways and offices of 60 Minutes have been overflowing with them since he died
Simon was a master of the "correspondent stand-up" in his news reports and 60 Minutes stories. Here's a compilation, dating back to the 1970s.
Remembrances of 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon from religious leaders, musicians, artists, and athletes around the world
Bob Simon, one of the most respected American foreign correspondents, died on Feb. 11, 2015, at age 73. Here is a look back at his work.
How a 60 Minutes team fell for the Lost Boys of Sudan and became part of their new family in America
The residents of Cateura, Paraguay, don't just make a living from the massive garbage heap in their town. They also make music
Ava DuVernay, the director of the new movie celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. and civil rights, talks to Bob Simon about filming in the same places where history was made
Briton Nicholas Winton helped save hundreds of mostly Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia on the eve of the war
Bob Simon reports on the aftermath of the disaster in Fukushima, Japan, and finds toxic ghost towns frozen in time
A $1.3 billion radio telescope is allowing scientists to see parts of the universe they've seen never before, offering insight into how it all began
Survivor of Homs siege recalls having to eat grass as food ran out and documenting images that offer a rare look inside the country's cruel civil war
Nearly 30 years after the explosion, Bob Simon travels to Ukraine and discovers the reactor still has the power to kill
Using expert planning and military discipline, a loose group of European thieves dubbed "the Pink Panthers" have stolen $500M over 20 years
The Egyptian TV host has been labeled a traitor for his satire, but Bassem says that won't stop him from poking fun at the powerful
60 Minutes revisits a collection of revealing writings by the late civil rights giant and former South African president Nelson Mandela
In an extreme sport in which divers reach great depths on one breath, records are being broken and doctors are surprised by feats never thought possible
In 1999, Bob Simon went back to the scene of the massacre and then to Holland to speak with the Dutch soldiers who stood by and watched as it happened
They call it the "wave that eats people," but the deadly 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia spared the Moken, a nomadic tribe living on islands in the Andaman Sea. As Bob Simon reports, these remarkable survivors heeded the earliest signs of disaster and fled to higher ground.
Tracy Tragos never knew her father who was killed in the Vietnam War. Then, an accidental discovery launched a life-changing project
Bob Simon reports from Kurdistan, a peaceful region in the northeast corner of Iraq, which has its own regional government, security forces, and flag
60 Minutes' Bob Simon remembers his 1999 interview with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos
How an unlikely friendship between Pope John Paul II and a "nice Jewish boy from Brooklyn" helped changed relations between Jews and Christians forever
Bob Simon reports on the disappearance of "enemies of the state," including pregnant women, during the 1970s and 80s
At age 6, Elian Gonzalez became the center of an epic custody battle between the U.S. and Cuba. At 11, Elian spoke out for the first time, telling Bob Simon about his memories of that period, his current life in Cuba and his relationship with Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
There's an orphanage in Kenya like no other: a home for baby elephants whose mothers were killed by poachers. As Bob Simon reports, Dame Daphne Sheldrick and her staff act like surrogate parents, caring for the calves until they're strong enough to go back to the wild.
Founded decades years before the State of Israel, Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center is a rare oasis where politics and ethnicity are left at the door. As Bob Simon reports, Arabs and Jews work side by side to treat both Arab and Jewish victims of violence.
Bob Simon first met the Lost Boys in a Kenyan refugee camp in 2001 after they had fled civil war in the Sudan. Some of the young men were relocated to the U.S. -- how are they doing now?