ABC News’ legendary anchor Peter Jennings died 10 years ago today, on August 7, 2005. In April of that year, Jennings made his last appearance on ABC to announce that he was diagnosed with lung cancer only four months before his death. From the Civil Rights Movement and Vietnam War to the Berlin Wall and the attacks of September 11, Jennings covered it all during his iconic career.
Jennings joined ABC News in 1964. The network produced a touching video that showcases Jennings’ four decades of work: