- Category : Entertainment-News-journalist-Anchor
- Type : GE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Rulership 1
American TV newscaster, reporter and anchor, a regular on ABC Weekend News from 1979, and on Prime Time Live for ABC from 1989. He sees himself as aggressive, competitive, loyal, a soft touch and one who respects those who fight for justice.
He married Jan Smith, A TV news reporter, in 1983. Donaldson appreciates his family and is proud of his four kids from two earlier marriages; Sam Jr, a psychologist, Jennifer, a TV producer, Thomas, who works for the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and Robert, who works in computers.
He had surgery 8/01/1995 to remove a cancerous lymph node in his groin, Bethesda, MD.
On July 6, 2004, the commentator went to his ranch in a remote part of New Mexico north of Hondo and found the bodies of the ranch foreman, the foreman's wife and her daughter, allegedly killed by the foreman’s 14-year-old son.