Max Robinson

Max Robinson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Max Robinson (May 1, 1939 - December 20, 1988) was an American broadcast journalist, and ABC News World News Tonight co-anchor. He was the first African American broadcast network news anchor in the United States and one of the first television journalists to die of AIDS. He was a founder of the National Association of Black Journalists. Robinson was born to Maxie and Doris Robinson in Richmond, Virginia, and went on to attend Oberlin College where he was freshman class president. Briefly served in United States Air Force and was assigned to Russian Language School at Indiana University before receiving a medical discharge. He began working in radio early-on, including a short time at WSSV-AM in Petersburg, Virginia, where he called himself "Max The Player," and later at WANT-AM, Richmond.show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 290g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 613582788X
  • 9786135827880