Peter Jennings special airs

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by Nick, Aug 10, 2005.

  1. Nick

    Nick Charter Gold Club Member DBSTalk Club

    Apr 23, 2002
    Jennings special tonight

    ABC will air a three-hour special on the the life of Peter Jennings, tonight, Wednesday, August 10, beginning at 8:00 PM ET.
  2. Scott Greczkowski

    Scott Greczkowski Banned User

    Mar 21, 2002
    No offense to the late Peter Jennings, but I think I have already seen enough of him this week on Good Morning America to last a long long time.
  3. Capmeister

    Capmeister Large Hairless ApeCutting Edge: ECHELON '08

    Sep 16, 2003
    I am sorry that his family is suffering a loss, and he surely died young, but... this was he not just a news anchor and former reporter? This is a personal loss for his friends and family, not a national loss of horrible import. I don't get the fuss.
  4. mainedish

    mainedish Hall Of Fame

    Mar 25, 2003
    They do seem to be overdoing it a bit now. Even Peter Jennings would agree.
  5. Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Jan 7, 2005
    Kittrell, NC
    It is national news certainly, to the extent that he was a reporter of the national news...

    But, for as much as I empathise for his family and friends... I am always baffled by how press anyone "famous" who dies gets outside friends and family.

    I am never happy to hear someone dies... but when it is not a close friend or relative, or at least someone I work with... I really don't get a sense of loss the same as I would if it was someone I knew well.

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