Koppel, Ted, 1940 February 8-

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Birth 1940-02-08

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Edward James "Ted" Koppel (born February 8, 1940) is an American broadcast journalist. He spent much of his career at the ABC network, for whom he was a war correspondent in Vietnam and later the State Department Correspondent for ABC News. He is most widely known for his twenty-five year tenure (1980-2005) as the anchor for the ABC news program Nightline . Koppel is currently a senior news analyst for National Public Radio (NPR), contributing analyst to BBC World News America, and a contributor to the new NBC News primetime newsmagazine Rock Center with Brian Williams .

From the guide to the Ted Koppel Papers, 1959-2008, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Correspondent for ABC radio network.

From the description of Commencement speech, 1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435503

From the guide to the Ted Koppel commencement speech, 1987, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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  • Education
  • Television--United States
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Television broadcasting of news--United States
  • Television news anchors--United States
  • Television journalists--United States
  • War correspondents--United States

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  • Television news anchors

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