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- Embarked on his career in journalism with several small newspapers before landing a job as a correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Company.
- Joined CBS News in 1964 as a correspondent in their London bureau.
- Opened the Saigon bureau for CBS News in 1965.
- While in Vietnam in 1965, reported on U.S. Marines burning the village of Cam Ne, which offered a glimpse of the war not previously seen in America. President Lyndon Johnson was infuriated and tried to have him censored.
- Was named London Bureau Chief in 1967, a post he held for three years.
- Joined the staff of 60 Minutes in 1970.
- Proposed to his wife by phone while reporting on the civil war in Nigeria.
- Has won numerous awards for his journalistic accomplishments, including two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards and three Overseas Press Club Awards.
- 1965, Peabody — Personal Award: Winner
- Anna Cohn Safer — Mother
- Max Safer — Father
- Jane Fearer — Wife
- Sarah Safer — Daughter
- University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada (1953)
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