Sam Donaldson Retires

Sam DonaldsonABC news man Sam Donaldson is retiring. The 74 year old journalist is one of the most recognizable in political news and his career spans over four decades.

Donaldson was a White House correspondent during Carter, Reagan and Clinton's administrations and is well known for his aggressive reporting style, often shouting over fellow journalists to be heard.  He's also a 4 time Emmy Award winner and in more recent years has hosted shows on ABCNews.com and ABC News Now. 

Although he's definitely leaving ABC full time, he still plans to make an appearance every now and then.  In his downtime, it's off to his cattle range in Texas. 

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