Remembering Peter: Condi and POTUS

From the President speaking this morning in Crawford: “Laura and I were saddened to learn about the death of Peter Jennings. Peter Jennings had a long and distinguished career as a news journalist. He covered many important events, events that helped define the world as we know it today. A lot of Americans relied upon Peter Jennings for their news. He became a part of the lives of a lot of our fellow citizens, and he will be missed. May God bless his soul.”

From Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice: “I am saddened by the death of my close, personal friend Peter Jennings. To Peter’s wife and family, we offer our deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences. He will be deeply missed.

“Peter Jennings represented all that was best in journalism and public service. A man of conscience and integrity, his reporting was a guide to all of us who aspire to better the world around us. I learned from him and was inspired by him.”