David McClure Brinkley (July 1920 – June was an American newscaster for NBC and ABC in a career lasting from 1943 to
David McClure Brinkley (July 10, 1920 – June 11, 2003) was an American newscaster for NBC and ABC from 1943 to 1997. From 1956 thru 1970, he co-anchored NBC's top-rated nightly news, The Huntley–Brinkley Report, with Chet Huntley. In the 1980s and 1990s, he hosted This Week with David Brinkley for ABC News. Over the course of his career, he received ten Emmy Awards, three George Foster Peabody Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Long time NBC News anchor, David Brinkley was born today in He co-anchored that new with Chet Huntley for 14 years and contributed to that program through the He hosted the Sunday AM news program in the and He passed in 2003 at age of
Chet Huntley - Newscaster Chester Robert "Chet" Huntley was an American television newscaster, best known for co-anchoring NBC's evening news program, The Huntley-Brinkley Report, for 14 years beginning in Lived: Dec 1911 - Mar 1974 (age