Peter Jennings Dies

Longtime ABC News anchor Peter Jennings has died of lung cancer at the age of 67.

Jennings began anchoring ABC's "World News Tonight" in 1983.

The longtime reporter was one of the "Big Three" anchors who dominated the evening news in America for over two decades. The other two network anchors, Tom Brokaw and Dan Rather, had already stepped down.

ABC News issued a statement.