David Brinkley’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 10, 1920

Death Date

Jun 11, 2003

Age of Death

82 years

Cause of Death

Falling

Place of Death

Jun 11, 2003

Profession

Tv Show Host

The tv show host David Brinkley died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

He was a TV newscaster for 50 years and the partner of Chet Huntley. He won ten Emmy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom during his career.

He got married to Ann Fischer on October 11, 1946 and after their divorce in 1968, he remarried Susan Adolph on June 10, 1972.

Brinkley died in 2003 at his home in Houston from complications of a fall suffered at his vacation home in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, according to his son, John Brinkley.

Quotes

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A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

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People have the illusion that all over the world, all the time, all kinds of fantastic things are happening. When in fact, over most of the world, most of the time, nothing is happening.

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Being an anchor is not just a matter of sitting in front of a camera and looking pretty.

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This is the first convention of the space age – where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it.

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