She joined NBC News in 1989, and soon became the network's second-string reporter covering the Pentagon.

Meanwhile, producers at Today, the network's morning show, had dealt with Jane Pauley's stubborn insistence on aging by replacing her with younger and prettier Deborah Norville, but audiences found Norville icy and the producers were looking for a replacement by the time Norville took maternity leave in 1991.

They are with Jimmy Reyes (2006), Chris Botti (2005 to 2006), Tom Werner (2000 to 2004) and Carroll Lesesne (1999 to 2000).

In her life, she gave birth to two children named Elinor Tully and Caroline during her marriage with John Paul Monahan.

She was considered the frontrunner as a candidate for lieutenant governor, but instead died of cancer in 2001.

Emily Couric's son, Jeff Wadlow, is a rising Hollywood director whose best-known work is Cry Wolf, the 2005 high school horror movie with Jared Padalecki.

She held the Cronkite chair for five years, leaving in 2011 amid dismal ratings, and was succeeded by Scott Pelley.

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