Nightly News   |  August 05, 2013

John Palmer, beloved NBC correspondent, dies at 77

An NBC fixture for four decades, John Palmer served overseas, covered five Presidents, and yet remained humble. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> if you watched nbcews this weekend, you saw anda mitchell's affectionate remeers of a dear friend of ours. john palmer died over the weekend after a srt illness. he was a fixture on these airwav for the better part of 40 years, a a beloved member of the nbc newamily as as there ever was fm e white house correspondent to "the today show he worked overseas and covered fiveresidents, yet he remained a humble and grateful man from tennessee, devoted to his wif and