Walter Cronkite

Cronkite covers the election in 1968. He anchored more than a dozen political conventions and the elections that followed. When he saw CBS floor correspondent Dan Rather punched in the stomach at the 1968 Democratic convention, Cronkite’s voice shook with rage as he said, “I think we’ve got a bunch of thugs here, Dan.”

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Cronkite covers the election in 1968. He anchored more than a dozen political conventions and the elections that followed. When he saw CBS floor correspondent Dan Rather punched in the stomach at the 1968 Democratic convention, Cronkite’s voice shook with rage as he said, “I think we’ve got a bunch of thugs here, Dan.”

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