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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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  • Opera review: 'Nixon in China' at the Metropolitan Opera

     
    Mark Swed reviews John Adams' "Nixon in China" at the Metropolitan Opera...
  • Movie Quote Quiz

     
    This Movie Quote Quiz is a bit out of the ordinary. There is one theme that unifies all of these quotes, and it has nothing to do with an actor. Once you unravel that, it will make this quiz much......
  • March 8 election: Arguments for and against directing more money to libraries via Measure L

     
    Among the many measures on the March 8 city election ballot, Measure L -- which would direct a higher percentage of property tax revenue to libraries -- seems closest to people’s hearts. Writing on our Facebook page, a reader reminded......
  • Central Florida News 13, WESH parent company receive Walter Cronkite Awards

     
    Central Florida News 13 and Hearst Television, parent company of WESH-Channel 2, have received Walter Cronkite Awards. The prizes salute excellence in television political journalism and are administered by the University of South California Annenberg...
  • In Walter (Cronkite) We Trust, March 14, 1981

     
    March 14, 1981: Howard Rosenberg, The Times Pulitzer Prize-winning TV critic, watches Dan Rather’s debut in taking over from Walter Cronkite on the “CBS Evening News” and he is not a happy man. Art Seidenbaum and I overlapped at The........
  • Relationship between CBS and Couric ending with a whimper, not a bang

     
    Katie Couric was chided by David Letterman this week for thinking of leaving her job as anchor of the CBS Evening News. "It's not like it's a temp gig," Letterman told Couric, reminding her that other anchors "ride into the......
  • Theater review: 'How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying' on Broadway

     
    Charles McNulty reviews Daniel Radcliffe in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" on Broadway...
  • In case of Couric, Vieira and possibly Lauer, three do not make a trend

     
    With Katie Couric likely exiting her gig as anchor of CBS' evening newscast and "Today" co-hosts Meredith Vieira and Matt Lauer possibly wondering about how long they want to stay in their gigs with NBC, it'd be easy to think......
  • The Osama bin Laden 'deathers'

     
    Hey, remember that whole royal wedding thing? And how about President Obama's birth certificate? Or even Major League Baseball's takeover of the Dodgers? Oh yeah, those. Google the topics last week and there were stories as far as the eye......
  • Russert: One of TV news' Top 10

     
    by Michael Tackett and Mark Silva With the sudden passing of Tim Russert, chief of the Washington bureau for NBC News and longtime host of Meet the Press, television journalism has lost one of its all-time greats. Russert, 58, was,......
  • Five NBA games to be played on Christmas Day/Night

     
    I briefly referenced the NBA's unprecedented, Christmas quintupleheader in my newspaper column, but here's the full schedule: Orlando vs. New Orleans, ESPN, 12 p.m. Phoenix vs. San Antonio, ABC, 2:30 p.m. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston, ABC, 5 p.m.......