Public Figure Profiles

David Brinkley

David McClure Brinkley (July 10, 1920 – June 11, 2003) was an American newscaster for NBC and ABC in a career lasting from 1943 to 1997.

From 1956 through 1970, he co-anchored NBC's top-rated nightly news program, The Huntley–Brinkley Report, with Chet Huntley and thereafter appeared as co-anchor or commentator on its successor, NBC Nightly News, through the 1970s. In the 1980s and 1990s, Brinkley was host of the popular Sunday This Week with David Brinkley program and a top commentator on election-night coverage for ABC News. Over the course of his career, Brinkley received ten Emmy Awards, three George Foster Peabody Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.He wrote three books, including the 1988 bestseller Washington Goes to War, about how World War II transformed the nation's capital. His books were largely based on his own observations as a young reporter in the city.

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Some of their strengths

David Brinkley has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Creative, Imaginative, Compassionate, Intense, Strong, Charming, and Quick-witted.

Intuitive and Imaginative

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, David Brinkley is someone who is a highly intuitive, creative and imaginative person who is very loyal, caring and compassionate to others. A person who looks for jobs that tend to reflect their identity.

Helpful and Supportive

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know David Brinkley well know them as someone who can be accepting, supportive, and productive, like a garden.

Inventive and Clever

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe David Brinkley as someone who is flexible, intelligent, and quick-witted.

A person who likes to be creative, and to be recognized for their artistic talents. Who possesses intelligence, mental discipline, and ambition, and who does well in relationships and partnerships.

Courageous and Strong

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, David Brinkley is someone who is a risk-taker and a pioneer who only gets stronger through the hardships that are encountered in life.

They are also someone who is intuitive, imaginative, and an agent of change, and who is always dreaming of life's great possibilities and partnering with people to try to achieve those possibilities.

Traditional and Patient

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, David Brinkley tends to be someone who is a patient person that is very emotional, has a very sharp memory, has an ability to understand people, and who tends to be traditional and frugal.

Some of David Brinkley's challenges

While David Brinkley has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, David Brinkley can be Stubborn, Selfish, Emotional, Standoffish, Idle, Hypocritical, and Self-centered.

Emotional and Standoffish

One of David Brinkley's key challenges is that they are someone who can be emotional and standoffish.

Unfocused and Indecisive

David Brinkley is someone who can be scattered, restless, and insensitive, be distracted by fluctuating professional interests, be a workaholic, and who can be arrogant and have difficulty accepting advice.

Sensitive and Money-oriented

Finally, David Brinkley also can have mood swings, be overly sensititive, and be a bit rigid and materialistic.

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