April 19, 1978: Max Robinson Makes Nightly News History

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Max Robinson became the 1st African-American journalist to anchor a nightly network newscast.

Max Robinson was a broadcast journalist, and ABC News World News Tonight co-anchor. He was the 1st African-American broadcast network news anchor in the United States.

He was a founder of the National Association of Black Journalists.

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