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Peter Jennings: A Reporter's Life

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"Peter told me he'd been summoned to New York to talk to Roone [Arledge] about this new concept of the three anchors. I said, 'Do you really want to be an anchorman? I mean, you tried that once, and now you're having fun. You're doing what you really love and what you're really good at?' He gave me the old quote, I think it was Browning or whoever said it: 'A man's reach should exceed his grasp.' The next thing I knew, he was Peter Jennings, anchorman." - Pete Simmons, former ABC News producer

Left to right: Max Robinson, Jennings, Frank Reynolds, 1978. (ABC Photo Archives)

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