Brown, Tony

Brown, Tony

(1933–  ) television host, producer; born in Charleston, W.Va. A journalist in Detroit, he joined National Educational Television's newsmagazine, Black Journal, in 1970, later becoming dean of Howard University's School of Communications (1971–72). He lobbied to keep the show on the air, and as host and executive producer of Tony Brown's Journal (1978), he continued to look critically at issues facing African-Americans.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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The warning from Gordon Brown, Tony Blair and Sir John Major overshadowed his expected coronation as Tory leader today.
Writers include Sarah Deane, Esther Wilson, Karen Brown, Tony Schumacher, Vivienne Harvey, Helen Black and Rebecca Manley.
| Trey Lawrence with reality TV star Leanne Brown at the launch, and right, from top, former footballers Wes Brown, Tony Daley and Marlon Harewood
The people voted Leave in the full knowledge of what they were doing and with the categorical assurance of every prime minister and former prime minister -- David Cameron, Gordon Brown, Tony Blair, John Major -- that their views would be respected.
(DC) Contributors: Ali Brown, Tony Bullen, Dave Clark, Rose Draper, Richard Harkness, Jonathan Hobbs & Kaan Hughes RPGTV naps table 1st Dave Clark +PS38.55 2nd Tony Bullen +PS23.79 3rd Julie Collier +PS11.55 4th Jonathan Kay +PS11.06
Former Prime Ministers David Cameron, Gordon Brown, Tony Blair and John Major behind current PM Theresa May and Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn in Whitehall yesterday
Break injured players in Abu Ogogo, Junior Brown, Tony Andreu and Jodi Jones are all in various stages of rehabilitation following their knee ligament injuries, Ogogo returning from less serious medial knee ligament damage while the other three are coming back from cruciate tears.
Dan Brown, Tony Stewart, Andy Barresford, Ryan Harrison, Nicky Gray, Aaron Mackay and Graeme Wood all notched in Burnopfield Sun Inn's 7-0 thrashing of Stanley RAFA.
May would have followed in the footsteps of Gordon Brown, Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher if she had faced MEPs in the chamber.
With the present Labour leadership "indifferent" towards the EU, Mr Farron said the past four prime ministers - David Cameron, Gordon Brown, Tony Blair and Sir John Major - all now had more in common with the Lib Dems than their own parties.
But he didn't dwell - once the rant was out of his system, he entertained endlessly with his perfected impressions of David Cameron, Gordon Brown, Tony Blair and others.
Historians of the recent past may object that some of the achievements I have listed belong to Gordon Brown, Tony Blair's Chancellor and later his replacement as Labour leader and Prime Minister.