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David Brinkley
1920 -

American journalist, television anchorman, co-host (with Chet Huntley) of the top-rated news program The Huntley-Brinkley Report (1956-1970), winner of the DuPont Award, the Peabody Award, and several Emmy awards.

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