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 »

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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:

The only way to do news on television is not to be terrified of it. Most of the news isn't very important. In fact, very little of it is. See more »

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During his career which spanned more than half a century, Brinkley won 10 Emmy awards, three George Foster Peabody Awards and, in 1992, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. See more »

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Cancer

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