David Brinkley Obit

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Journalist David Brinkley, whose career paralleled much of the evolution of American television news coverage, dies of complications from a fall at age 82. Brinkley first gained fame in the 1960s co-anchoring NBC's evening news program with Chet Huntley; he later hosted ABC's This Week with David Brinkley.

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Sam Donaldson
*ABC News correspondent
*host of The Sam Donaldson Show: Live in America
*former co-anchor of the This week with Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts

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