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Pete Williams as Assistant Secretary of Defense at a press briefing, 1991.

Pete Williams is an NBC News correspondent based in Washington, D.C. He has been covering the Justice Department and the U.S. Supreme Court since March 1993. Williams was also a key reporter on the Microsoft anti-trust trial and Judge Jackson's decision. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1902x1870, 1415 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Pete Williams ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1902x1870, 1415 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Pete Williams ... NBC (an abbreviation for National Broadcasting Company, its former corporate name) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... The supreme court in some countries, provinces, and states, functions as a court of last resort whose rulings cannot be challenged. ... United States v. ... Thomas Penfield Jackson (born January 10, 1937) was a United States District Court Judge for the District of Columbia. ...


Prior to joining NBC, Williams served as a press official on Capitol Hill for many years. In 1986 he joined the Washington, DC staff of then Congressman Dick Cheney as press secretary and a legislative assistant. In 1989, when Cheney was named Secretary of Defense, Williams was appointed Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs. While in that position, Williams was named Government Communicator of the Year in 1991 by the National Association of Government Communicators. Richard Bruce Dick Cheney (born January 30, 1941) is the 46th and current Vice President of the United States, serving under President George W. Bush. ...


A 1974 graduate of Stanford University, Williams was a reporter and news director at KTWO-TV and Radio in Casper, Wyoming from 1974 to 1985. Working with the Radio and Television News Directors Association, for which he served as a member of the board of directors, he successfully lobbied the Wyoming Supreme Court to permit broadcast coverage of its proceedings and twice sued Wyoming judges over pre-trial exclusion of reporters from the courtroom. For these efforts, he received a First Amendment Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco and approximately 20 miles northwest of San José in an unincorporated area of Santa Clara County. ... KTWO-TV, also known as K2, is an ABC affiliate based in Casper, Wyoming. ... Downtown Casper Casper is a city located in Natrona County, Wyoming. ... The Radio and Television News Directors Association is a membership organization of radio, television and online news directors, producers, executives and educators with about 3,000 members. ...


In 1991, while serving as Pentagon spokesperson during the Gulf War, Williams was outed as a gay man by activist and author Michelangelo Signorile[1]. The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, located at 48 N. Rotary Road, Arlington, Virginia 22211 (Map). ... Combatants UN Coalition Republic of Iraq Commanders Norman Schwarzkopf Peter de la Billière Khalid bin Sultan Saleh Al-Muhaya Mohamed Hussein Tantawi Saddam Hussein Strength 883,863 360,000 Casualties 378 dead, 1,000 wounded 250,000 dead, 75,000 wounded The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February... For other articles with similar names, see Gay (disambiguation). ... Michelangelo Signorile is a gay American writer and a radio host. ...


Further reading

  • Johansson, Warren & Percy, William A. Outing: Shattering the Conspiracy of Silence. Harrington Park Press, 1994, pp. 190, 195-9, 204-5.
  • Panelist, Columbia Law School Alumni Forum on Law & Journalism, April 7, 2005.

External links

  • NBC News Bio

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