David Brinkley


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Tom Brokaw

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Tom Brokaw on the ways in which David Brinkley was a mentor to him

Connie Chung

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Connie Chung on Huntley and Brinkley being true co-anchors

Sam Donaldson

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Sam Donaldson on David Brinkley

Bob Doyle

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Bob Doyle on working with David Brinkley early in his career at WRC, and on the first television news broadcasts
Bob Doyle on teaming Chet Huntley and David Brinkley for the 1956 political conventions, which resulted in The Huntley-Brinkley Report
Bob Doyle on how Chet Huntley and David Brinkley were different on The Huntley-Brinkley Report, and on producer Reuven Frank
Bob Doyle on David Brinkley

Reuven Frank

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Reuven Frank on paring Chet Huntley and David Brinkley for the 1956 presidential conventions
Reuven Frank on the advent of The Huntley-Brinkley Report
Reuven Frank on Chet Huntley and David Brinkley's strengths on The Huntley-Brinkley Report
Reuven Frank on Chet Huntley and David Brinkley reporting on the John F. Kennedy assassination and funeral for The Huntley-Brinkley Report

Julian Goodman

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Julian Goodman on his first supervisor at NBC, David Brinkley
Julian Goodman on David Brinkley editing his copy and Brinkley's early radio broadcasts
Julian Goodman on NBC's coverage of JFK's assassination
Julian Goodman on CBS' Walter Cronkite announcing JFK's death, and NBC's announcement
Julian Goodman on the '64 Republican convention
Julian Goodman on Eisenhower's speech during the nomination of Barry Goldwater at the '64 Republican convention
Julian Goodman on NBC's coverage of the moon landing
Julian Goodman on one of the most important decisions he made at NBC - pairing Huntley and Brinkley

Frederick S. Pierce

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Frederick S. Pierce on Roone Arledge's contributions to ABC News

Cokie Roberts

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Cokie Roberts on appearing on This Week with David Brinkley, and on working with Sam Donaldson

Tim Russert

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Tim Russert on a David Brinkley quote about how news broadcasters condense a story

Max Schindler

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Max Schindler on directing The Huntley-Brinkley Report

Howard K. Smith

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Howard K. Smith on his thoughts on David Brinkley

Sanford Socolow

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Sanford Socolow on the competition between CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite and The Huntley-Brinkley Report

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