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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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referencedIn Leff, Deborah, 1951-. Reminiscences of Deborah Leff: oral history, 1992. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Baumgarten, Sylvia Rosen, 1933-. Sylvia Rosen Baumgarten Papers, circa 1982-1988. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Ted Koppel Papers, 1959-2008 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Koppel, Ted, 1940 Feb. 8-. Commencement speech, 1987. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn University of Pennsylvania. Office of the President. Assistant to the President for Special Projects. Records, 1977-1994. University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn William Safire Papers, 1949-2009 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn The 107th annual commencement at Stanford : videorecording, 1998. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Betty Rollin Papers Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn University of Pennsylvania. 250th Anniversary Commission. Records, 1940-1992 (bulk, 1986-1992). University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
creatorOf Ted Koppel commencement speech, 1987 L. Tom Perry Special Collections
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Birth 1940-02-08


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