TV newscaster for 50 years and partner of Chet Huntley.
He served in the United States Army for two years and was a journalist for a local newspaper.
He co-anchored for the Huntley-Brinkley Report.
He got married to Ann Fischer on October 11, 1946, and after their divorce in 1968, he remarried Susan Adolph on June 10, 1972.
He interviewed Bill Clinton before.