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David Brinkley Retires

September 29, 2008

The television newsman, noted for his clipped delivery and dry wit, signed off on Sept. 28, 1997. He?s pictured with co-anchor Chet Huntley, left; together they reported the nightly news for NBC from 1956 to 1970. Brinkley left NBC and was hired by ABC in 1981; he died at age 82 in 2003 of complications from a fall.

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