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Chet Huntley
(1911-1975) born on
Dec 10
US broadcast journalist. He teamed with David Brinkley for nightly newscasts, 1956-70; wrote "Generous Years," 1968.
         
   
F
Journalists were never intended to be the cheerleaders of a society, the conductors of applause, the sycophants. Tragically, that is their assigned role in authoritarian societies, but not here -- not yet.

R
Maybe where there's clarity of air, there's clarity of thought.
A
Good night, Chet. Good night, David.
N
[I used to believe] the government was the answer to all our problems. But the . . . government, I've concluded, is now an insufferable jungle of self-serving bureaucrats.
K
I hesitate to get into the gutter with this guy.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Book of Quotes," by Barbara Rowes, 1979.
R: On moving to Big Sky, Montana; in "Big Sky, big mess in Montana," "High Country News," by Ray Ring, 31 Mar 1997.
A: Sign-off lines on Huntely-Brinkley Report NBC TV, 1956-70.
N: In "Big Sky, big mess in Montana," "High Country News," by Ray Ring, 31 Mar 1997.
K: On Spiro T. Agnew.
   


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