Can You Name These Iconic TV News Anchors?

Have you watched a lot of news during your lifetime? Take our quiz to find out just how familiar you are with the most iconic of news anchors!
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Who is this?
Walter Cronkite
Dan Rather
Howard Cosell
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Who is this?
Ann Curry
Katie Couric
Barbara Walters
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Who is this?
Ted Koppel
Jack Perkins
Dan Rather
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Who is this?
Rachel Maddow
Lesley Stahl
Diane Sawyer
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Who is this?
Al Roker
George Stephanopoulos
Matt Lauer
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Who is this?
Matt Lauer
Brian Williams
Anderson Cooper
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Who is this?
Leeza Gibbons
Diane Sawyer
Barbara Walters
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Question 8/12

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Who is this?
Edward R. Murrow
Lester Holt
Brian Williams
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Question 9/12

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Who is this?
Mike Wallace
Walter Cronkite
Walter Winchell
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Question 10/12

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Who is this?
Diane Sawyer
Barbara Walters
Ann Curry
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Question 11/12

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Who is this?
Andy Rooney
Charles Osgood
Tom Brokaw
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Question 12/12

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Who is this?
Sam Donaldson
Edward R. Murrow
Peter Jennings
Result
So, maybe matching faces to names isn't quite your strong suit. No big deal, it's one of the harder things to do. Especially when it's people that were famous several decades ago.

C+, New to the News

Right!
You've clearly watched a lot of news, but you didn't quite hit every nail on the head. It's okay though; it's hard to match faces with names from almost half a dozen different decades!

B+, Reputable Reporter

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You've clearly watched a good amount of the news in your day. It's quite a feat to be able to match names with faces of anchors from the last fifty plus years!

A+, Ace Anchor

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1
Who is this?
Walter Cronkite
Dan Rather
Howard Cosell
2
Who is this?
Ann Curry
Katie Couric
Barbara Walters
3
Who is this?
Ted Koppel
Jack Perkins
Dan Rather
4
Who is this?
Rachel Maddow
Lesley Stahl
Diane Sawyer
5
Who is this?
Al Roker
George Stephanopoulos
Matt Lauer
6
Who is this?
Matt Lauer
Brian Williams
Anderson Cooper
7
Who is this?
Leeza Gibbons
Diane Sawyer
Barbara Walters
8
Who is this?
Edward R. Murrow
Lester Holt
Brian Williams
9
Who is this?
Mike Wallace
Walter Cronkite
Walter Winchell
10
Who is this?
Diane Sawyer
Barbara Walters
Ann Curry
11
Who is this?
Andy Rooney
Charles Osgood
Tom Brokaw
12
Who is this?
Sam Donaldson
Edward R. Murrow
Peter Jennings