Brian Williams to Take Hiatus From ‘NBC Nightly News’ - NYTimes.com "Brian Williams said on Saturday that he was stepping aside from the daily broadcast of NBC’s “Nightly News” for the next several days, after admitting that he had misled the public about being on a helicopter that was forced down in Iraq. In the midst of a career spent covering and consuming news, it has become painfully apparent to me that I am presently too much a part of the news, due to my actions," Mr. Williams said…
Brian Williams' departure from 'NBC Nightly News' marks the end of the almighty anchor
NBC Network - NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor Saturday, September 19th 1981. - "David Brinkley 'Retirement Tribute". Here's a tribute to David Brinkley that aired on NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor (locally on our WMAQ Channel 5), to commemorate the veteran anchor/commentator's departure from the "Peacock Network." Seen are clips of Mr. Brinkley over the course of his run with the network
NBC Network - NBC Nightly News - "Navstar (GPS)" (1978) Here's an interesting segment of an edition of NBC Nightly News, anchored by John Chancellor from New York and Jessica Savitch (filling in on this evening for David Brinkley) from Washington, DC. This aired on local Chicago TV in September 1978 (on a Friday), between approximately 5:55 and 5:57pm. #GPS #satellite
Former "NBC Nightly News" star Brian Williams will return from his six-month suspension to a new role as breaking-news anchor at MSNBC, and Lester Holt, who has been filling in on the newscast, is named the permanent anchor of "NBC Nightly News."