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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

Top Walter Cronkite Articles

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  • Q+LA Ellen Barkin

     
    Opinionated in a way only a dyed-in-the-wool Bronx native can be....
  • Andy Rooney of ‘60 Minutes’ is dead at 92

     
    "Words cannot adequately express Andy’s contribution to the world of journalism and the impact he made -- as a colleague and friend -- upon everyone at CBS," said Leslie Moonves, president and CEO of CBS Corp. "His wry wit, his unique ability to...
  • WKMG’s Ping questions timing of Dwight surgery and ESPN “PR staff”

     
    WKMG's Ping questions timing of Dwight Howard back surgery and ESPN "PR staff...
  • Mike Wallace: Newsman's death symbolizes passing of an era

     
    Mike Wallace: The veteran CBS newsman has died at 93. His tenacious style helped define a generation of journalists but that style is becoming increasingly rare....
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Goldberg: Blame it on Brokaw

    You know who I blame for the terrible tone in American politics? Tom Brokaw. No, not the man himself, but what he represents. Since Dan Rather famously beclowned himself, Brokaw stands as the last of the respected "voice of God" news anchors (CBS News...
  • Scott Pelley, CBS and the reporter as editor-anchor

     
    When Scott Pelley sits down at the CBS anchor desk on June 6 to assume one of the most prestigious jobs in TV journalism, he will do so with exactly zero experience as an anchorman. Zero, nada, zip, zilch.And that’s just the way Pelley and his...
  • Hangover II, a joke too far?

     
    Roger Ebert was put off by the visual riff on this  Pulitzer Prize winning photo by Eddie Adams in the closing credits of “The Hangover Part II.” A “desecration,” he calls it. This image rattled much of America during the Vietnam...
  • Jim Lehrer on his last turn at PBS anchor desk tonight

     
    I know where I'll be tonight at dinnertime: In front a TV set tuned to PBS to see Jim Lehrer's last broadcast as a regular anchor on public television.Friday (June 3) is Lehrer's final turn as a regularly scheduled anchor on PBS after 36 years in the job....
  • Scott Pelley debut: A newscast with sense of purpose

     
    The TV news gods gave "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley and his bosses a real test on Pelley's first day at the anchor desk Monday. They handed them in Anthony Weiner's surreal press conference an off-the-wall, sex-lies-and-Twitpics bombshell that...