Peter Jennings, 1938 – 2005

Peter Jennings, 1938-2005.jpgPeter Jennings died last night of lung cancer. ABC reported the news late last night at 11:41pm. Here is the statement from his family:

“Peter died with his family around him, without pain and in peace. He knew he had lived a good life.”

Full transcript of ABC’s Sunday Night Special Report, delivered by Charles Gibson, is here.

TV Newser has exceptionally deep and thoughtful coverage, linked below:

  • Remembering Peter Jennings: 1938-2005
  • Remembering Peter: “It Is With A Profound Sadness & A True Sorrow…”
  • Remembering Peter: “None Of Us Will Ever Be The Same Without Him,” Westin Says
  • Remembering Peter: Reflections From Radice, Brown, Walters, Koppel, Wald
  • Remembering Peter: A Life In Photos
  • Remembering Peter: Urbane, Polished, Sophisticated, Complex, Cool
  • Remembering Peter: In His Own Words
  • Remembering Peter: “I Can Not Think Of Having A More Rewarding Career”