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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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  • ABC and Katie Couric finally make it official

     
    Katie Couric and ABC finally made it official today. Here's the email to staff from ABC President Ben Sherwood:I'm pleased to share important news: Anne Sweeney is announcing at this hour that Katie Couric will join the Disney/ABC Television Group to...
  • Atlantis: Scott Pelley, Shepard Smith, Anderson Cooper to anchor from Kennedy Space Center

     
    Shepard Smith, an alum of the Orlando TV market, will anchor Fox News Channel's coverage from 11 a.m. to noon. He will be at Kennedy Space Center and go behind the scenes to explain launch preparations. Former astronauts Gene Cernan and Tom Jones will...
  • Late Night: Ron Paul talks to Jon Stewart about media, markets

     
    Ron Paul: On "The Daily Show," presidential candidate Ron Paul talks to Jon Stewart about libertarianism and the free market....
  • Andy Rooney: ‘I wish I could do this forever’

     
    Did you ever wonder why these little essays could be such big news? Because they were a memorable part of the most popular program in U.S. history. No prime-time show can match "60 Minutes" for its longevity, popularity or influence. It changed TV news,...
  • George Clooney expects skinny dipping at his Lake Como pad

     
    George Clooney may not require your shoes come before you enter his Lake Como pad, but he does have one tradition: Guests must to skinny dip. The "Ides of March" star chatted about the holiday tradition where guests must disrobe and swim....
  • Mustache discrimination: not in your imagination

     
    There is a movement happening. And Thursday night, it's descending on Wicker Park. Soon after the St. Louis-based American Mustache Institute dubbed Chicago the top Mustache-Friendly City in America — in part, due to its “heritage of retired...
  • 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...
  • Brian Williams stays cool under fire (alarm) during 'Nightly News'

     
    Brian Williams continued to read the news while a fire alarm buzzed incessantly during the taping of the "NBC Nightly News." Brian Williams eventually had to smile and reassure viewers that he was not in danger....
  • 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......
  • 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....