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Max Robinson

  • Birth 1 May 1939 Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 20 Dec 1988 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Suitland, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
  • Memorial ID 7156852

First African-American news anchor for a major TV network, ABC. And at WRC-TV in Washington, D.C., he won six journalism awards for his coverage of such events as the 1968 riots after civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination, the antiwar demonstrations, and the national election. Died from complications of AIDS.

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  • Originally Created by: Marko
  • Added: 7 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7156852
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Max Robinson (1 May 1939–20 Dec 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7156852, citing Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Suitland, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .