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David Brinkley

David McClure Brinkley (July 10, 1920 – June 11, 2003) was an American newscaster for NBC and ABC in a career lasting from 1943 to 1997. From 1956 through 1970, he co-anchored NBC's top rated nightly news program, The Huntley–Brinkley Report, with Chet Huntley and thereafter appeared as co-anchor or commentator on its successor, NBC Nightly News, through the 1970s. In the 1980s and 1990s, Brinkley was host of the popular Sunday This Week with David Brinkley program and a top commentator on election night coverage for ABC News. Over the course of his career, Brinkley received ten Emmy Awards, three George Foster Peabody Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.


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6
First Appeared:
In the movie 4 Little Girls 1997-07-09
Latest Project:
Movie Agnelli 2017-12-18
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Filmography
Movie Agnelli Himself (voice) 2017-12-18
Series The Seventies Himself 2015-06-11
Series The Sixties Himself 2014-05-29
Movie Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words Himself (archive footage) 2014-08-04
Movie Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Himself (archive footage) 2013-04-23
Movie 4 Little Girls Himself - Reports on Chambliss Trial (archive footage) (uncredited) 1997-07-09
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