Kevin Bohn reported the death of Elie Wiesel on July 3. The report included the remarks from prominent officials and leaders in response to the death of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wiesel, who died on July 2 at the age of 87.
As per the report, President Barack Obama addressed the sad issue, “As a writer, a speaker, an activist, and a thinker, he was one of those people who changed the world more as a citizen of the world than those who hold office or traditional positions of power. His life and the power of his example urges us to be better”.
Eliezer Wiesel was a Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor. He was the author of 57 books, written mostly in French and English. His most notable works included “Night”, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps.
Wiesel also was a professor of the humanities at Boston University. The university created the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies in his honor. He was involved with Jewish causes and helped establish the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. For his contributions to the whole mankind, he had been described as "the most important Jew in America" by the Los Angeles Times.
Wiesel was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. This outstanding personality had delivered a message "of peace, atonement and human dignity" to humanity. He was a founding board member of the New York Human Rights Foundation and remained active throughout his life.
CNN’s supervising producer Kevin Bohn was honored to be a part of the tribute-like report for this deceased hero. Bohn currently is Supervising Producer for weekend coverage for CNN Washington.
Bohn has reported on a wide range of political agendas, campaign stories, and other issues brewing in DC. This TV personality calls himself a proud Duke fan. Throughout his decades-long career, he has had a handsome salary and earning through which he has accumulated several properties to his name. He is estimated to have a net worth of more than $15 million.