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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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  • Obama goes local to sell deficit message

    Obama goes local to sell deficit message
    President Obama takes his budget message on the road this week, with town hall meetings in Virginia, Nevada and California this week. But first he's reaching out to voters in a set of likely 2012 swing states by again inviting local television...
  • Bell-Jeff students get 'Wisdom from Giants'

    Bellarmine-Jefferson High School students looking to carve out a life path can now turn to the likes of Desmond Tutu and Jane Goodall for inspiration. The Catholic high school recently published "Wisdom of Giants," a collection of 100 letters...
  • In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot

    In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot
    If I've learned anything in the 11 years my family and I have lived in Huntington Beach, it's that you never know who you'll run into in Huntington Beach. Take, for example, the man I sat with recently. He sat on a couch thumbing through a photo album....
  • Tim Russert's peers, pols reflect

     
    by Katie Fretland Many expressed their deep sadness today for the death of newsman Tim Russert at age 58. Colleagues remembered him as a giant of the profession who was satisfied with no less than the highest standard of journalistic......
  • July numbers for latimes.com: 'Strong month for breaking news of all stripes'

     
    Meredith Artley, Managing Editor, Online, gives the latest figures in this memo to staff: Colleagues: Latimes.com drew 142 million page views in July – up 10% over this time last year. And we had more than 23 million unique users,......
  • Final, complete list of episodes to be viewed by Emmy judges

     
    Finally, we've learned the title of Tony Shalhoub's Emmy episode ("Mr. Monk and the Miracle"), so that means we now know what sample episodes have been submitted to judges by all nominees for best comedy and drama series plus lead and supporting actor and...
  • Theater review: Alan Cumming in 'I Bought a Blue Car Today' at OCPAC

     
    You know you???ve arrived when you become a vitamin. Scottish actor-singer Alan Cumming, cast as the Great Gazoo in ???The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas,??? was informed by excited producers that his character had enough heat to make it into......
  • Daniel Radcliffe reportedly prepping for stage musical 'How to Succeed in Business'

     
    As fans of the "Harry Potter" films will surely attest, Daniel Radcliffe, who created the on-screen role of the young wizard, has those "cool, clear eyes of a seeker of wisdom and truth." That's also a refrain from "I Believe......
  • 'Mad Men': The whole country's been drinking

     
    In the middle of ordinary life -- fights with the boss at work, demoralizing demotions, affairs with inappropriate people and witnessing the last vestiges of a formerly intact marriage -- a shot rings out, prompting all to reconsider the fragile......
  • Does the high road lead to the edge of a cliff?

     
    Jamie McCourt has given an interview to T.J. Simers of The Times that will be posted later today. Sports editor Mike James sneak-peeks it. There's talk of taking the high road while at the same time refuting multiple allegations —......
  • Three things I learned from the Leno - O'Brien debacle

     
    Considering all the ink that's been spilled on NBC and Jay Leno over the past year, it just doesn't seem right to not offer some final thoughts as he prepares to wrap up his brief but tumultuous run in prime......