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Peter Jennings

Peter Jennings was the chief anchor of ABC-TV's World News Tonight from 1983 until shortly before his death in 2005. For many of those years he went head-to-head with two other longstanding network a…

Waylon Jennings

Waylon Jennings had a long career on the country music charts and he's a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, but he made his name as a Nashville outsider. A radio DJ and guitarist since his tee…

Ken Jennings

Ken Jennings won 74 straight games on the TV game show Jeopardy! in 2004. The unprecedented run earned him $2,522,700, at the time the greatest amount ever won by any contestant on an American game sh…

Jen Welter

Jen Welter made headlines in the summer of 2015, when she became the first woman to be hired by the National Football League as a coach. Her appointment as an intern coach to off-season linebackers ma…

Jennings RANDOLPH

Senate Years of Service: 1958-1985Party: DemocratRANDOLPH, Jennings, a Representative and a Senator from West Virginia; born in Salem, Harrison County, W.Va., March 8, 1902; attended the public…

David JENNINGS

JENNINGS, David, a Representative from Ohio; born in Readington Township, Hunterdon County, N.J., in 1787; attended the public schools; moved to St. Clairsville, Ohio, in 1812; studied law; was…

Jonathan JENNINGS

JENNINGS, Jonathan, a Delegate from the Territory of Indiana and a Representative from Indiana; born in Hunterdon County, N.J., in 1784; moved about the year 1790 to Fayette County, Pa., with h…

Thomas L. Jennings Biography

Thomas L. JenningsinventorBorn: 1791Birthplace: New York, N.Y. A tailor in New York City, Jennings is credited with being the first African American to hold a U.S. patent. The patent, which wa…

Peter Jennings Biography

Peter Jenningstelevision news anchorBorn: 7/29/1938Birthplace: Toronto, Canada National news anchor of ABC's World News Tonight. By the age of nine Jennings had his own radio show, and though …

Peter Jennings 2005 Deaths

Peter JenningsAge: 67 Canadian-born broadcast journalist who anchored ABC's World News Tonight from 1983 to April 2005, when he announced that he was battling lung cancer. By age 9, Jennings h…