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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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: Newt Gingrich; Rudy Giuliani; Antonio Villaraigosa

     
    SATURDAY The Chris Matthews Show 2012 campaign, Memorial Day. (N) 5 p.m. KNBC; 5:30 a.m. Sunday KNBC McLaughlin Group (N) 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today 2012 election; the Black Dahlia murder; summer movie previews. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning......
  • Loved Ones Honor Walter Cronkite

    Loved Ones Honor Walter Cronkite
    NEW YORK – Loved ones, friends and colleagues gathered Thursday for Walter Cronkite's funeral as flowers arrived at the church and tourists lingered outside to pay their respects. The service was being held at St. Bartholomew's Church in midtown...
  • CBS News Veteran Walter Cronkite "Gravely Ill" Report Suggests

    CBS News Veteran Walter Cronkite "Gravely Ill" Report Suggests
    An online news agency dedicated to television news reports CBS News' Walter Cronkite has fallen ill. According to New York Newsday citing MediaBistro.com, sources at CBS News reveal that the television network began updating Cronkite's obituary weeks ago...
  • Rep Says Newsman Walter Cronkite Is Not "Gravely Ill"

    Rep Says Newsman Walter Cronkite Is Not "Gravely Ill"
    Walter Cronkite, the longtime CBS TV anchorman who was known as "The Most Trusted Man in America," is gravely ill, according to media reports. The Web site Mediabistro.com cited several unnamed sources at CBS who say that Cronkite, 92, is near death...
  • Walter Cronkite, America's original anchorman, dead at 92

    Walter Cronkite, America's original anchorman, dead at 92
    Former CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite, who was named the "most trusted man in America" in a 1972 poll and came to personify the golden age of network TV news, died Friday. He was 92. Mr. Cronkite's longtime chief of staff, Marlene Adler, said Mr. Cronkite...