Peter Jennings’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 29, 1938

Death Date

August 7, 2005

Age of Death

67 years

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer



The journalist Peter Jennings died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Broadcast journalist who served as the ABC World News Tonight anchor from 1983 until his death in 2005. He covered numerous world-changing news stories, including the 9/11 attacks of 2001 and the 1991 start of the Gulf War.

He married his fourth wife, TV producer Kayce Freed, in 1997. His third wife, Kati Marton, worked as a reporter for ABC and NPR.



“I think sometimes negative campaigning, like so much, is in the eye of the beholder, and I don’t think we’ll ever get rid of it.” (Peter Jennings)


“I’m an immigrant and I’ve always wanted to write something about America.” (Peter Jennings)


“The candidate out front on Labor Day has historically been the one who stayed ahead in November.” (Peter Jennings)


“If you tailor your news viewing so that you only get one point of view, well of course you’re going to think somebody else has got a different point of view, and it may be wrong.” (Peter Jennings)


“A couple of weeks is a long time in American politics.” (Peter Jennings)