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Actor-satirist Harry Shearer lampoons TV news

...decades." Anchors who have retired or shifted gears are fodder, as is the general state of network news. Only Peter Jennings escapes mockery; Shearer says it's because he never mastered his Canadian lilt. (The CD includes a brief and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/01/tel_79220.shtml
Television
Rather wishes Katie Couric well as his successor

...a great pro. I'll be rooting for her and I wish her well." Rather, former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw and the late Peter Jennings, who anchored ABC's nightly news, were honored Monday at the annual National Association of Broadcasters show...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/26/tel_78918.shtml
Television
ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff leaves Bethesda facility

...Morning America," where they currently work. When Woodruff and Vargas were appointed to the job to replace the late Peter Jennings in December, Westin said two people were necessary because ABC wanted its anchors to frequently travel to news...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/17/tel_70508.shtml
Television
Block near Central Park named for Peter Jennings

...near the headquarters of ABC News has been renamed Peter Jennings Way, honoring the longtime anchor of "World News...with his face and that voice, and we'll walk down Peter Jennings Way, smile at the thought of an old friend and then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/23/tel_58905.shtml
Television
News co-anchor Woodruff improving after Iraq explosion

...for only a month, new on-air standard-bearers for a news organization severely shaken by the cancer death of Peter Jennings last August. They were appointed to duties that included an afternoon Webcast, live West Coast feeds of the evening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/01/tel_51046.shtml
Television
ABC News co-anchor Woodruff injured in Iraq

...became co-anchor of ABC News' "World News Tonight" with Elizabeth Vargas earlier this month, replacing the late Peter Jennings. In an unusual approach to evening news shows, one of the two co-anchors frequently reports from the studio in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/30/tel_50486.shtml
Television
Balancing work and cancer treatment isn't easy

...insurance coverage. Still, even the rich and famous seem eager to return to work. ABC "World News Tonight" anchor Peter Jennings announced last April that he had been diagnosed with lung cancer and spoke hopefully about returning to work. (Jennings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/10/fin_41349.shtml
Finance
First new 'West Wing' to air since actor's death

...death of Johnny Carson, the king of late night who had left his "Tonight" throne a decade earlier. And ABC News' Peter Jennings died a few months after making what would prove his final TV appearance: a brief announcement that he was battling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/08/tel_40820.shtml
Television
Post-Peter Jennings era officially begins

NEW YORK - When the post-Peter Jennings era officially begins on ABC's "World News Tonight" Tuesday, co-anchors Elizabeth Vargas and Bob Woodruff will be on different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/02/tel_37905.shtml
Television
Wrestling gets church spotlight

...he said, provided another, more general reason. Peter Jennings, the network's veteran anchorman who died of lung...capturing Americans in relationship with their faith. "Peter Jennings suggested we should be devoting a lot more coverage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/20/met_34169.shtml
Metro