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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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  • Chattanooga: VW's Next Stand

     
    Chattanooga, Tenn. ??? Honda wasn't the first foreign automaker to open an assembly plant in the U.S., but it was the first to stay. In 1978, German automaker Volkswagen converted an unfinished Chrysler plant in Westmoreland County, Pa., to build...
  • Barack Obama, no, Erma Bombeck, yes

     
    by Mark Silva This is what we learned today at Arizona State University: "Harvard was the first university to confer honorary degrees in 1692. Since then it has become a recognized function of degree granting institutions. Honorary degrees are an...

    Arizona State: Obama model, no degree

     
    by Mark Silva Secretary of State Hillary Clinton got an honorary degree when she adressed the graduates of New York University today from the infield of Yankee Stadium. Vice President Joe Biden got an honorary degree when he addressed the...

    Obama to grads: 'Body of work' ahead

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama addressed squarely, and with a measure of humor, tonight the very words that a public university had used this year in refusing to confer an honorary degree upon a president, a graduate of Harvard...

    Walter Cronkite: In Very Bad Shape

     
    (AP) The "most trusted man in America"...the former anchor of "The Evening News"... who told us about JFK's assassination, and Vietnam, and the moon landing, and earlier generations about the battle over Civil rights, and before that, the Battle...