Bob Simon on one of his earliest job offers from WCBS (radio) - writing a script from wire copy
Bob Simon on his first job on the assignment desk for CBS News in 1967
Bob Simon on how he was treated as an American reporter while covering conflicts in Northern Ireland (1969-1971)
Bob Simon on how he explained the British/Ireland conflict to American audiences
Bob Simon on the ethics of news reporting and interacting with crew
Bob Simon on how they got footage from the field in Vietnam to the Bureau back in the U.S.
Bob Simon on the challenge of remaining neutral when reporting on wars
Bob Simon on reporting from the CBS Tel Aviv Bureau in the 1970s and his daily routine there
Bob Simon on his captivity in Iraq by Saddam Hussein's regime while reporting on the Gulf War
Bob Simon on having an interviewee walk out on him during an interview
Bob Simon on the process of developing a story for the news
Bob Simon on advice to aspiring journalists
Bob Simon on what he has learned about being a news correspondent and how he honed his "bullshit detector"