Chet Huntley

Huntley, Chet (Chester Robert Huntley), 1911–74, American news broadcaster, b. Cardwell, Mont. He joined the National Broadcasting Company in 1955. Huntley and David Brinkley developed documentary techniques for televised analyses of public affairs. Their Huntley-Brinkley Report series (1956–70) won several awards, including the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Award for news program achievement. In 1971, Huntley retired from television to develop land in Montana.

See his Generous Years: Remembrances of a Frontier Boyhood (1968).

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