Hugh Downs

Hugh Downs

Highly Respected TV Journalist and Political Commentator

Travels From
Phoenix, AZ, US
About Hugh Downs

Hugh Downs, one of the most familiar American television figures in the history of the medium, was anchor for ABC News' 20/20 from 1978 to 1999, concentrating on issues of medicine, science, family, adventure, aging, space and the arts.

Selections of Hugh Downs' widely acclaimed adventure stories and travels around the globe--trademarks of his 21 years with the program--have been aired in special anniversary editions in 1988, 1993 and 1998. Among others, segments on glider aerobatics, diving ...

You forever touched the lives of the six D.J.'s Heros and impressed our guests with your wit and your meaningful message and we thank you. Participants are still contacting us to let us know how much they enjoyed your talk and candid responses to the Q&A.

Joanne K. Bemis, Divisional Director, Community Relations & Development - The Salvation Army

Your speech to these good people, who daily care for the infirm and dying, was nothing short of wonderful. The content was great, full of valuable information. It was provocative and insightful. The delivery was masterful. You are always great!

Val J. Halamandaris, President - Homecare & Hospice
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