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Huntley Dies / Eulogy #475722

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 20, 1974
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($) Huntley's survivors given. Chet's background outlined, incling. his job at NBC from 1955-1970. On Chet's retirement, NBC gave him a horse, named Julian Goodman for NBC president
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Big Sky, MT) Chet loved MT, and it must have shown in his character. (Studio) Chet Huntley's broadcasting awards reviewed. Huntley-Brinkley report won all major awards. Brinkley reacts to Chet's death. [David BRINKLEY - recalls Chet fondly. Believes Chet left American people something honest and of permanent value. For one last time, Chet bidden good night.] This reporter and rest of NBC to remember Chet for his warmth. Huntley and Brinkley began as team during 1965 political conventions. Film from convention shown. Huntley's and Brinkley's remarks at convention reviewed on film. Pol. conventions' coverage led to Huntley-Brinkley report beginning in October 1956 Ex of Huntley-Brinkley report shown. Huntley's character revealed during comments on Martin Luther King's assassination; comment reshown on film. Huntley's last words on Huntley-Brinkley report reviewed, as he retired from NBC in July, 1970.
REPORTER: John Chancellor (narrates) (film: KUTV-TV Salt Lake City, UT)

Chancellor, John

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