John Chancellor

John Chancellor

John William Chancellor was a well-known American journalist who spent most of his career with NBC News. He served as anchor of the 'NBC Nightly News' from 1970 to 1982 and continued to do editorials and commentaries for 'NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw' until 1993. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Chancellor has 16 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1960 Debate. The year with the most videos was 1987 with two videos. Most appearances with George H. W. Bush (2), Jesse Jackson (2), Gary Hart (2). Most common tag: Presidential Nomination.

Appearances by Title:


Commentator, NBC Television c. October 21, 1960 - c. July 12, 1996 Videos: 11 Correspondent, NBC Television c. November 6, 1987 - c. April 7, 1990 Videos: 5

Recent Appearances

  • John Chancellor Tribute

    John Chancellor Tribute

    In a ceremony establishing a new award for excellence in broadcast journalism in John Chancellor’s name, several former…

  • U.S.-South Korea Official Dinner

    U.S.-South Korea Official Dinner

    During an official dinner toast, Presidents Clinton and Sam toasted the continuing “excellent” relationship between the two countries.…

  • Eisenhower Leadership Dinner

    Eisenhower Leadership Dinner

    General Powell spoke to the attendees of a black tie dinner at the Washington Hilton after receiving the Eisenhower…

  • Television Coverage of Democratic Conventions

    Television Coverage of Democratic Conventions

    NBC News correspondent John Chancellor rated the presidential candidates' oratorical skills in the 1992 campaign and recalled his work…

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