David Brinkley - Quotes

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A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it. ---->>>

Being an anchor is not just a matter of sitting in front of a camera and looking pretty. ---->>>

The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if it were. ---->>>

Washington, D.C. is a city filled with people who believe they are important. ---->>>

Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. Never in history has the press seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians. ---->>>

I'm not a very good advertisement for the American school system. ---->>>

The only way to do news on television is not to be terrified of it. ---->>>

People have the illusion that all over the world, all the time, all kinds of fantastic things are happening. When in fact, over most of the world, most of the time, nothing is happening. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-10, 1920
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina
Die: 06-11, 2003
Occupation: Journalist
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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 and thereafter appeared as co-anchor or commentator on its successor, NBC Nightly News, through the 1970s (wikipedia)