Sam Donaldson

Sam Donaldson earned national recognition as a White House correspondent and the anchor for such shows as 'Primetime Live' during his four decades with ABC News.

Born in 1934 in El Paso, Texas, Sam Donaldson began his broadcasting career in college. He rose to fame as the chief White House correspondent for ABC News, eventually moving to the anchor desk for such programs as World News Sundayand Primetime Live. A four-time Emmy Award winner, Donaldson stepped down as a full-time contributor to ABC News in 2009.