Connie Chung

Born Aug 20, 1946

Connie Chung, full name: Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich is an American journalist who has been an anchor and reporter for the U.S. television news networks NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, and MSNBC. Some of her more famous interview subjects include Claus von Bülow and U.S. Representative Gary Condit, whom Chung interviewed first after the Chandra Levy disappearance, and basketball legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson after he went public about being HIV-positive.… Read More

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1946 Birth Born on August 20, 1946.


1969 22 Years Old She graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland and went on to receive a degree in journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park in 1969. … Read More


1991 44 Years Old Chung announced that she was reducing her workload in 1991 in the hopes of getting pregnant. … Read More
1993 46 Years Old Chung left NBC for CBS where she hosted Saturday Night with Connie Chung, and on June 1, 1993, she became the second woman (after Barbara Walters with ABC in 1976) to co-anchor a major network's national news broadcast (the first solo national news anchor title in the United States goes to Katie Couric at CBS). … Read More
…  In 1995, she was removed as CBS Evening News co-anchor after a controversial interview with a fireman, during rescue efforts at the Oklahoma City bombing, which seemed inappropriately combative and her interview tactics to get Newt Gingrich's mother to admit her unguarded thoughts about Hillary Clinton. … Read More


2002 55 Years Old In July 2002 Chung interviewed tennis legend Martina Navratilova, who at that point had been a naturalized U.S. citizen for more than 20 years, about her recent criticisms of the U.S. political system. … Read More
2006 59 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2006, Chung and Maury Povich began hosting a show titled Weekends with Maury and Connie on MSNBC. … Read More


2011 64 Years Old Chung was a judge for the Miss Universe 2011 contest.
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