Peter Jennings, the former anchor of ABC News' “World News Tonight,” died August 7, 2005, five months after being diagnosed with lung cancer. His death highlights just how common and serious a disease lung cancer is: More than 80,000 cases of lung cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year.

Also know, how did Peter Jennings die?

Lung cancer

Furthermore, what network did Peter Jennings work for? Jennings joined ABC News on Aug. 3, 1964. He served as the anchor of “Peter Jennings with the News” from 1965 to 1967. He established the first American television news bureau in the Arab world in 1968 when he served as ABC News' bureau chief for Beirut, Lebanon, a position he held for seven years.

Consequently, what year did Peter Jennings die?

August 7, 2005

Did Peter Jennings graduate high school?

Carleton University University of Ottawa Lisgar Collegiate Institute Trinity College School

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Is Peter Jennings dead?

August 7, 2005

Does Peter Jennings have a son?

Christopher Jennings

Who Was Peter Jennings married to?

Kayce Freed

m. 1997–2005

Kati Marton

m. 1979–1993

Anoushka Malauf

m. 1973–1979

Valerie Godsoe

m. 1963–1970

Who did Tom Brokaw marry?

Meredith Lynn Auld
m. 1962

Who replaced Peter Jennings ABC News?

Elizabeth Vargas

Who is Peter Jennings son?

Christopher Jennings

Is Peter Jennings married?

Kayce Freed

m. 1997–2005

Kati Marton

m. 1979–1993

Anoushka Malauf

m. 1973–1979

Valerie Godsoe

m. 1963–1970

How old was Peter Jennings when he passed away?

67 years (1938–2005)

Who does Brian Williams work for?

Williams is known for his ten years as anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, the evening news program of the NBC television network.

Did Laurie Jennings retire?

Longtime South Florida anchor Laurie Jennings is leaving WPLG-Ch. 10. The ABC affiliate in Pembroke Park announced the news Monday during its noon broadcast. Jennings, who has been with the station for 15 years, will leave in May.

When did Peter Jennings die and what did he die of?

August 7, 2005