Remembering Peter: “The Anchor’s Anchor”

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By Brian

Richard Speer on Salon.com: “As network execs opt for the dude next door — anchorman versions of Ashton Kutcher — the loss of the suave, Cary Grant-style ABC icon will leave us all the poorer…”

> FNC correspondent Greg Palkot: “He was the Anchor’s Anchor,” and to a young Palkot, he was “the ultimate in cool.”

> Nick Clooney, Cincinnati Post: “It will…take a while to get used to writing those words, ‘the late Peter Jennings.'”

> In today’s Observer, Rebecca Dana remembers Jennings’ coverage of September 11, and prints several of the most poignant moments.

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Washington Times editorial: “We include ourselves among those who often bristled at Mr. Jennings’ view of the world, but no comment on his objectivity can omit the fact that in his twilight years he honored America by becoming an American.”