print-only banner
The White House Skip Main Navigation
In Focus
News by Date
Federal Facts
West Wing

 Home > News & Policies > August 2005

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 8, 2005

Statement by the President on Death of Peter Jennings
Texas State Technical College
Waco, Texas

9:52 A.M. CDT

THE PRESIDENT: Laura and I were saddened to learn about the death of Peter Jennings. Peter Jennings had a long and distinguished career as a news journalist. He covered many important events, events that helped define the world as we know it today. A lot of Americans relied upon Peter Jennings for their news. He became a part of the lives of a lot of our fellow citizens, and he will be missed. May God bless his soul.

Thank you.

END 9:53 A.M. CDT