Explainer: Images: David Broder's history-making visits to Meet the Press

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    David Broder on the panel for the July 3, 1966 show. On the right, moderator Lawrence Spivak. On the left, Robert Novak.

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    David Broder on set for an interview with R.W. Apple of The New York Times, then-moderator Chris Wallace, and then-Vice President George H.W. Bush. The Washington Post obituary of Broder characterized his tough questioning on the show: “On ‘Meet the Press’ in 1987, he probed whether then-Vice President George H.W. Bush, the GOP frontrunner in the next year's White House race, was too much an eastern patrician to understand average Americans.”

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    David Broder celebrates 30 years of appearances on Meet the Press on set, after his July 18, 1993 appearance.

  • David Broder on set with Tim Russert, Al Hunt, and Ross Perot on August 1, 1993. Later in his career, Broder remembered this interview with Perot as a “make or break” moment for the Texas politician.

  • David Broder on set with Tim Russert, NBC’s Lisa Myers and then Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole on August 8, 1993

  • David Broder and Robert Novak on set after their January 4, 1998 appearance on "Meet the Press."  The two have appeared on the program more than any other guests.

    Click here to watch a 2007 video of the pair discussing MTP's role in shaping the Washington news cycle.

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    David Broder on set with Tim Russert, David Gregory, and NPR’s Michele Norris on March 16, 2008

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    David Broder celebrates his 400th appearance on Meet the Press after the August 10, 2008 show. He holds the record at 401 appearances. His first appearance was July 7, 1963.

Video: Broder presses then-candidate Bush, Dec. 13, 1987

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