Emmy award-winning TV journalist played a major role in establishing the longrunning PBS news show, "Washington Week in Review". Davenport moderated the influential program in 1966 and 1967. He first...
|Returned to Houston, his hometown|
|During the 1960s, worked for WRC, the NBC TV station in Washington|
|Worked for KABC-TV in Los Angeles|
|Covered the trials of Charles Manson and Robert F. Kennedy's assassin, Sirhan Sirhan|
|Served as media relations director for the University of Texas Health Science Center and for the University of Houston|
|Established the PBS news show, "Washington Week in Review"|
|Wrote and appeared in "J.D.'s Journal", a news program of Texas public interest stories|
|Served as radio news director for KPRC, news director of KHOU-TV|
|Returned to public TV as a reporter and commentator for KTRK Houston|
|Served as the moderator for "Washington Week in Review"|
|John Davenport||Son||survived him|
|Gordon Davenport||Brother||survived him|
|Marilyn Davenport-Moss||Daughter||survived him|
|Mary Wademan||Mother||survived him|
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