In Memory of Bob Simon: Mount Athos

Bob Simon, an award-winning CBS News correspondent whose career spanned nearly 50 years and many major international conflicts, was recently killed in a car crash. Here is my favorite 60 Minutes report from him. Simon steps back in time when he gets rare access to monks in ancient monasteries on a remote Greek peninsula who have lived a Spartan life of prayer in a tradition virtually unchanged for a thousand years.

Part 1

Part 2

Read the report.

Tributes:

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