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Ted Koppel joins ABC News in 1963. Four years later he's in Vietnam reporting on the war, which he continues to do until July 1971. From 1971 to 1980, Koppel is ABC News' chief diplomatic correspondent. In 1980, he takes over as "Nightline" anchor, a position he still holds. Koppel is also the program's managing editor.


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