1941 – He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the 22nd of June.
1967 – He landed a full-time job at the CBS-owned New York radio station WCBS.
1971 – He moved to Paris, France. Initially living off his savings,
1972 – He volunteered to be transferred to Saigon to cover the Vietnam War, as well as spending time in Phnom Penh covering the war in Cambodia.
1974 – He moved to Washington, D.C.
1979 – He was promoted to covering the Carter campaign.
1981 – He then became CBS News’ White House correspondent (the first black White House television correspondent), when he was invited to move to "CBS Reports", where he served as principal correspondent.
2006 – Bradley died on the 29th of November at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan of complications from leukemia.