Peter Jennings. 1938-2005. G.D. 8-8-2005 FacebookTwitterTumblrMoreEmailRedditPocketGooglePrintLinkedInPinterest Related About Latest Posts G.D.Gene "G.D." Demby is the founder and editor of PostBourgie. In his day job, he blogs and reports on race and ethnicity for NPR's Code Switch team. Latest posts by G.D. (see all) Random Midday Hotness: On Being The Only One. - July 31, 2015 Episode #33: Detroit Vs. Everybody. - July 30, 2015 #32: #GrowingUpSouthern. - July 19, 2015 Previous Next slb i was watching don cheadle on abc last night (i think. whatever network ted koppel’s on…) as he toured northern uganda with his wife & daughters… the way koppel “hosted” only served to remind me how much i do and will miss peter jennings. i just thought about how much more compassion he would’ve infused and how he never came off as wooden and knew how to balance objective reporting with subjective emotion. i’m pretty much taking this as hard as i took the death of gregory hines.