Brinkley, David McClure
Emmy.From 1981 until 1996, Brinkley hosted This Week with David Brinkley, a weekly news panel, for the American Broadcasting Company. In 1992 he won a Peabody Award for his report on the 50th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. As a news analyst Brinkley was noted for his clipped speech, terse and biting commentary, candor, and dry wit.
See his memoirs (1995) and his Everyone Is Entitled to My Opinion (1996).
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