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Annals of Journalism Open Thread: David Brinkley

The other half of the Huntley-Brinkley team, his impish grin and cheerful twinkle never belied the seriousness of the news he reported — although his liberal tendencies could never really be in doubt:


Good night, Chet.

Good night, David.

The final signoff of the Huntley-Brinkley Report:

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And now you know where the most famous graduate of Cornell Cow College got his music –


Thanks, Mr. Beethoven!

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