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David McClure Brinkley

David McClure Brinkley, American news commentator. Recipient duPont award, Peabody award, School Bell award, President Medal of Freedom, 1992, other journalism awards.

Background

  • Brinkley, David McClure was born on July 10, 1920 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Graham and Mary (West) Brinkley.

  • Career

    • Reporter Wilmington (North Carolina) Star-News, 1938-1941. Reporter, bureau manager United Press Associations, various Southern cities, 1941-1943. News writer, broadcaster radio and television NBC, Washington, from 1943, Washington correspondent, 1951-1981.

      Anchorman ABC This Week, 1981-1997. Retired, 1997.

    Connections

    • Married Ann Fischer, October 11, 1946. Children: Alan, Joel, John. Married Susan Adolph, June 10, 1972.

      1 child, Alexis.
    • father: William Graham Brinkley
    • mother: Mary (West) Brinkley
    • spouses: Ann Fischer
    • Susan Adolph
    • children: Alan Brinkley
    • Joel Brinkley
    • John Brinkley
    • Alexis Brinkley
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    Died June 11, 2003
    (aged 82)
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    • 1938 - 1941
      Reporter Wilmington (North Carolina) Star-News
    • 1951 - 1981
      news writer
      Washington, United States
    • 1981 - 1997
      anchorman American Broadcasting Company This Week
    • 1997
      retired

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