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David Brinkley (I) (1920–2003)

Brinkley hosted This Week with David Brinkley from 1982 until his retirement in 1997. In 1992, he won a Peabody Award for his report on the 50th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. As a news analyst, Brinkley was known for his terse, biting comments and his dry wit. See full bio »

Died:

(age 82) in Houston, Texas, USA

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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 1965 Our Man in Washington, Part 2 (Documentary)
 1964 Election Year in Averagetown (Documentary)
 1964 Boxing's Last Stand (Documentary)
 1964 Our Man in Washington (Documentary)
 1964 Our Man on the Mississippi (Documentary)
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Book: "Washington Goes to War" See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

"Most of my life I've simply been a reporter covering things, and writing and talking about it." (1992) See more »

Trivia:

His vocal delivery of the news was known for clipped sentences spoken in measured cadences and in a sardonic voice. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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