David Brinkley by David Brinkley
A Memoir

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His childhood in the American south and his early career which coincided with early radio and television
 

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David Brinkley was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, and was educated at the University of North Carolina and Vanderbilt University. After his Army service in World War II, he worked for United Press and then joined NBC, where he would launch The Huntley-Brinkley Report with Chet Huntley in 1956 and then co-anchor NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor. From 1981 to 1996, he conducted his own ABC program of news and commentary and interviews, This Week with David Brinkley, on Sunday mornings. He has been the recipient of ten Emmy Awards and three George Foster Peabody Awards. He lives with his wife, Susan, in Washington, DC.
 
Published October 10, 1995 by Ballantine Publishing Group.
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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In addition to F.D.R., his dramatis personae include the consequential likes of Cissy Patterson (vindictive publisher of the Times-Herald), Chester Bowles (a genial ad man who made the Office of Price Administration a viable agency), Beardsley Rural (the Macy's economist whose claim to fame rests...

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Brinkley brings his bracing wit and journalistic acumen to this selection of his brief closing commentaries delivered over the last 15 years of his Sunday morning ABC-TV news program, This Week with David Brinkley.

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Television newsman Brinkley's look back on his career spent 11 weeks on PW's bestseller list.

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Entertainment Weekly

Surely one of the joys of election-night coverage is the presence of David Brinkley, barking out pointed commentary and offering sometimes relevant but always amusing anecdotes.

Nov 24 1995 | Read Full Review of David Brinkley: A Memoir

People

NBC's former stalwart drops anchor at his new network with this weekly interview-and-news-analysis show.

Nov 16 1981 | Read Full Review of David Brinkley: A Memoir

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Picks and Pans Review: Nbc Magazine with David Brinkley : People.com People Follow on Twitter ...

Sep 29 1980 | Read Full Review of David Brinkley: A Memoir

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