David Brinkley
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1920
Date of Death: 2003
Cause of Death: Complications from a fall
Occupation: Broadcaster, Journalist, Author of Non-Fiction
Spouse: Ann Fischer (divorced), Susan Adolph
Children: Four
Professional Affiliations: NBC, ABC
Fictional Appearances:
State of Jefferson
POD: Pre-history;
Relevant POD: 1919
Appearance(s): "Always Something New"
Type of Appearance: Direct (via television)
David McClure Brinkley (July 10, 1920 – June 11, 2003) was an American newscaster for NBC and ABC in a career lasting from 1943 to 1997. From 1956 through 1970, he co-anchored NBC's top-rated nightly news program, The Huntley–Brinkley Report, with Chet Huntley.

David Brinkley in State of JeffersonEdit

On November 4, 1980, David Brinkley covered President Jimmy Carter's concession speech at the White House. The state of Jefferson's three leading Democratic politicians, Governor Bill Williamson, Lt. Governor Al Rafferty, and State Attorney General Hyman Apfelbaum, were appalled by Carter's speech.[1]


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