- Reporter's Notebook: ABC News Anchor Peter Jennings Dies of Cancer
The son of a broadcasting executive, high-school dropout Peter Jennings was co-anchoring Canada's major TV newscast by the age of 24. Two years later, ABC hired him as a correspondent, then anchor of its national newscast. Too green to compete with Walter Cronkite and the Huntley-Brinkley Report, he quit to become a foreign correspondent. After years of distinguished reporting from all over the world, he became an anchor again. Colleague Judy Muller remembers Jennings, who died yesterday of lung cancer at the age of 67.
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