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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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  • Lectures promote higher learning on the high seas

    It was billed as an "Enrichment Panama Canal/Mexican Riviera Cruise." And during 15 days on the 5 1/2 -year-old, 1,080-passenger Crystal Serenity, we attended almost-daily lectures by experts on a variety of topics: avoiding seasickness, jet lag, insomnia...
  • Walter Cronkite Dies at 92

    Walter Cronkite Dies at 92
    (WGN-AM) - Walter Cronkite, the premier TV anchorman of the networks' golden age who reported a tumultuous time with reassuring authority and came to be called "the most trusted man in America," died Friday. He was 92. Cronkite died at 7:42 p.m. with his...
  • Walter Cronkite, longtime CBS anchorman, dies at 92

    Walter Cronkite, longtime CBS anchorman, dies at 92
    Walter Cronkite, the former CBS news anchor whose steady baritone informed, reassured and guided the nation during the tumultuous 1960s and 1970s, died today, the network announced. He was 92. Cronkite, who was often called "the most trusted man in...
  • Discuss: Share your memories of Walter Cronkite

  • Famed CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite has died.

    Famed CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite has died.
    CBS vice president Linda Mason says Cronkite, known as "most trusted man in America," died at his home in New York this evening after a long illness. He was 92. Mason says his family was by his side. Cronkite was the face of CBS News from 1962 to 1981
  • Walter Cronkite: And that's the way it was

    Walter Cronkite: And that's the way it was
  • Walter Cronkite's star will be forever aligned with moon landing

    Walter Cronkite's star will be forever aligned with moon landing
    He was our guide to the news during one of this nation's most eventful periods, so it was almost inevitable Walter Cronkite's death would coincide with the anniversary of some momentous occasion or another to be remembered through the prism he provided....
  • Only on PIX 11: Never Before Seen Footage of Walter Cronkite

    Only on PIX 11: Never Before Seen Footage of Walter Cronkite
    He reported the news, but his resonant, reassuring voice filtered through the hearts and minds of people everywhere. Walter Cronkite, who covered the second World War for the wire services and later became the iconic anchorman of the 'CBS Evening News,'...
  • NY'ers Remember Walter Cronkite; Funeral Planned for Thursday

    NY'ers Remember Walter Cronkite; Funeral Planned for Thursday
    People across Manhattan shared their favorite memories of iconic newsman Walter Cronkite - a man who many credit as taking them through some of the most defining moments of the nation, like when President Kennedy was assassinated. "I do remember when...
  • Remembering the other 'Uncle Walt' at Disney World

    Remembering the other 'Uncle Walt' at Disney World
  • WHY HE MATTERED SO MUCH

    WHY HE MATTERED SO MUCH
    WALTER CRONKITE (1916-2009) Walter Cronkite was the most trusted man in America for nearly 20 years. There will never be another newsman with that kind of thump. As people have and will remember him the common refrain is...times were different then....