David Brinkley (I) (1920–2003)


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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 »

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(age 82) in Houston, Texas, USA

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

FDR Writer
(1982)
(1961-1964)
(1964)

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 1991 Pearl Harbor: Two Hours That Changed the World (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 FDR (TV Movie documentary)
 1965 Our Man in Washington, Part 2 (Documentary)
  David Brinkley's Journal (TV Series) (35 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1964)
- Episode dated 18 June 1964 (1964) ... (writer)
- Emigres (1962)
- Guantanamo (1962)
- Episode #1.33 (1962)
 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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Other Works:

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:

Surprised many colleagues when he became a spokesman for Archer-Daniels-Midland, the agribusiness company, in 1998. See more »

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