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Social media remembers Peter Jennings, a decade after his death (+videos)

Longtime ABC news anchor Peter Jennings, shown in 2001, died Aug. 7, 2005.
Longtime ABC news anchor Peter Jennings, shown in 2001, died Aug. 7, 2005. File photo

Just hours after Megyn Kelly received both great applause and opprobrium for the tough questions she asked Donald Trump – a different journalist was trending on Twitter – Peter Jennings, the longtime anchor and reporter on ABC, who died Aug. 7, 2005.

Jennings was one of the last men standing in a different era of TV news when just three networks dominated and before it split ideologically on cable.

Watch this short tribute. It shows clips of him covering civil rights protests, the Iran hostage crisis, the fall of the Berlin Wall and 9/11.

Here is a longer tribute:

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