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Walter Cronkite

Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was born Nov. 4, 1916 and is now retired. Began his career as broadcast journalist in 1937. Best known as anchorman for CBS Evening News and ending his newscasts with ¿And that¿s the way it is.¿
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was born Nov. 4, 1916 and is now retired. Began his career as broadcast journalist in 1937. Best known as anchorman for CBS Evening News and ending his newscasts with ¿And that¿s the way it is.¿ « Show less

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  • Goldberg: Blame it on Brokaw

    Goldberg: Blame it on Brokaw
    You know who I blame for the terrible tone in American politics? Tom Brokaw.
  • Gregory Rodriguez: Why social media isn't

    Gregory Rodriguez: Why social media isn't
    Mexican food and beer. That's what retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor suggests might pull this fractured nation back together again. Those were the tools she used to reach consensus in the 1970s when she was a leader in the Arizona...

    As shuttle era ends, Glendale resident recalls witnessing history

    As shuttle era ends, Glendale resident recalls witnessing history
    It started with Buck Rogers. The mid-20th Century comic book hero — forever rocketing through space, ray gun in hand — sparked Glendale resident Robert Costa’s life-long infatuation with space exploration. So when Costa, then in the...

    Making the connection at 'Pan Am'

    The ABC drama "Pan Am" looks great on-screen because every detail is so sharp in person. From the 707 jet replica in a studio warehouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to the constricting undergarments the stewardesses wear, everything is authentic. On a...

    50 years ago, Ocean City was washing away

    50 years ago, Ocean City was washing away
    On a snowy night 50 years ago, University of Maryland senior Janet Holland tuned in to the CBS Evening News not expecting to hear a report on her hometown of Ocean City. "Walter Cronkite basically indicated the city was washing away," she recalled. A...