The Press: The Rugged Anchor Man

His grandfather crossed the plains to Montana in a covered wagon, and Chester Robert Huntley's childhood was spent on the raw edge of America's last frontier. The rugged spirit he absorbed from his family and the land prepared him to cultivate the unfilled fields of electronic journalism. As co-anchor man of NBC's Huntley-Brinkley Report for 14 years, he became one of the country's most recognizable celebrities while earning respect for his skill as a newsman. When he left NBC in 1970, he returned to Montana, and it was there that he died last...

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