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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 »


(age 82) in Houston, Texas, USA

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

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David Brinkley's Journal
This Week with David Brinkley
This Week with David Brinkley Himself - Host (1981-1996)
Our Man in Washington


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 1991 Pearl Harbor: Two Hours That Changed the World (TV Movie documentary)
 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)
 1961-1962 David Brinkley's Journal (TV Series) (35 episodes)
- Emigres (1962)
- Guantanamo (1962)
- Episode #1.33 (1962)
- Episode #1.32 (1962)
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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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I wish to say that we all look forward with great pleasure to four years of wonderful, inspiring speeches, full of wit, poetry, music, love, and affection. Plus more goddamned nonsense. See more »


Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 46-48. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007. See more »

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