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Peter Jennings
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Commentator
    (July 29, 1938-August 7, 2005)
    Anchor of 'ABC World News Tonight' (1964-1968, 1983-2005)
    Host and author of 'The Century'
    Reporter/foreign correspondent on 'World News Tonight'
    News anchor on 'AM America' (1975-1976)
    News anchor on CTV (1963-1964)
    Reporter and public affairs radio show host on CBC
    Became an American citizen (2003)
    He had a bland no-frills approact to delivering the news.
    He had a speech impediment.
    He was a Canadian anchoring American evening newscast.
    He dropped out of high school.
    He was removed as 'ABC Evening News' anchor due to low ratings (1968).
    He is three times divorced.
    He once dated Barbra Streisand.
    He was a long time smoker and was diagnosed with lung cancer (April 2005).
    At nine, he hosted a children's radio show on CBC called 'Peter's People.'
    He became co-anchor of Canada's first national commercial-network newscast on CTV (1962).
    At 26, he was the youngest person to anchor an American evening newscast.
    the Boston Globe noted 'the passing of Edward R. Murrow's mantle to Peter Jennings (1995).'
    He anchored ABC's coverage of the new millennium for 25 straight hours.
    He established the first American television news bureau in the Arab world when he served as ABC NEWS' bureau chief for Beirut, Lebanon, a position he held for seven years.
    He anchored the first major television series on AIDS for PBS, The AIDS Quarterly, at a time when much of the media was ignoring the subject.
    He is ranked in People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1990).

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