A longtime 60 Minutes host who won more than 20 News & Documentary Emmy Awards in his career. He covered his first 60 Minutes story as a correspondent in 1996.
He served in the American Foreign Service before starting his news career with CBS New London in 1971.
He died after sustaining head and torso injuries during a car crash in New York City on February 11, 2015.
He had a daughter named Tanya with his longtime partner Francoise Simon.
He is a well-known host of 60 Minutes, which was created by Don Hewitt .