February 27, 2007 |
He occasionally searches for a word and has limited vision in the right corners of his eyes. But aside from some red scars that pocket his face, there are few outward signs that 13 months ago part of Bob Woodruff's skull was blown off by a roadside bomb in Iraq. "I feel so lucky in so many ways," the ABC correspondent said Monday, seated in an airy conference room in the network's Manhattan headquarters. "I see what my family has gone through and I realize how difficult it has been."
September 3, 2007 |
NEW YORK -- While it's hard to think of positives to come out of a severe brain injury, here's one: It helped ABC News' Bob Woodruff score a scoop. South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson turned to Woodruff for a "Nightline" report on his recovery and return to public life this week after a brain hemorrhage. The Democrat probably figured no other reporter would better understand what he went through.
January 31, 2006 |
ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff and cameraman Doug Vogt showed improvement Monday, a day after a roadside explosion rocked their vehicle as they traveled on an Iraq road north of Baghdad, spraying shrapnel that left them both with severe head injuries. The two journalists, who were airlifted to a U.S. military medical center in Landstuhl, Germany, on Sunday night, remained in serious but stable condition.
December 7, 2005 |
When ABC News President David Westin wanted to tell Elizabeth Vargas and Bob Woodruff that he had selected them to lead the network's flagship broadcast late last week, he had trouble getting his two new anchors in the same room. Woodruff had returned from a reporting stint in Mississippi just as Vargas left for a trip to cover the storm recovery efforts in New Orleans. Westin ended up breaking the news via conference call.
February 6, 2006 |
The last time ABC's Elizabeth Vargas saw her co-anchor, Bob Woodruff, he and his producers had their suitcases with them and were readying to leave the newsroom, bound on a week-and-a-half-long swing through Israel and Iraq. "I was envious -- I wanted to go," Vargas recalled in an interview. "I was sort of joking with him, 'I can't believe you guys are going without me!'
November 1, 2007
All in the family: Lee Woodruff, wife of ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff, is joining the network's "Good Morning America" as a contributor.