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Another celebrity that came through Army Pictorial Center, reported Ray Nesbit, was John Cochran, who served as a TV Division production specialist during 1961-64.

Cochran joined the ABC network in January 1994 as chief Capitol Hill correspondent, where he reported on the historic change of leadership as Republicans took control of the House and Senate for the first time in four decades. He also covered Bob Dole's unsuccessful bid for the presidency in 1996. He was the senior White House correspondent in the final two years of the Clinton administration until January 2001 when he took on his current assignment as senior Washington correspondent.

Before joining ABC News, Cochran worked for NBC, where he spent 21 years as a correspondent in Washington and overseas.