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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, Clinton Among Mourners At Memorial For Walter Cronkite

    Obama, Clinton Among Mourners At Memorial For Walter Cronkite
    President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton were just two of the speakers who took part in a memorial service Wednesday at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall to pay homage to late, legendary newsman Walter Cronkite. The President concluded...
  • Former judge fired up on making pot legal

    All right, tell me this doesn't sound a little strange: I'm sitting in Costa Mesa with a silver-haired gent who once ran for Congress as a Republican and used to lock up drug dealers as a federal prosecutor, a man who served as an Orange County judge for...
  • Children / FCC

    The Federal Communications Commission has adopted rules governing television stations' obligations to broadcast programming responsive to the educational and informational needs of children. The Federal Communications Commission also requires that...
  • Walter Cronkite: 'Eyewitness to a Century' exhibit

    Walter Cronkite: 'Eyewitness to a Century' exhibit
    "Hello, I'm Walter Cronkite." The stentorian voice booms from an oversize replica of an early console television. To viewers older than 40, the image on the screen is familiar, though more distant with the passing of years. Younger observers appear...
  • Suspension Gives Olbermann, MSNBC Bump In Ratings; host takes on Ted Koppel after WaPost essay

    Suspension Gives Olbermann, MSNBC Bump In Ratings; host takes on Ted Koppel after WaPost essay
    A suspension is proving good business for MSNBC and Keith Olbermann — at least in the short term. The size of the combative liberal host's audience shot up in the days after his return from a two-day suspension for donating to three Democratic...
  • Health Insurance Critic Wendell Potter: Why I Turned Against My Industry

    Wendell Potter, the former CIGNA Corp. public relations executive, now outspoken critic of health insurers, has been a high-profile catalyst in the debate over health reform — with a message that the insurance business model fails most consumers....
  • 10 things you might not know about Texas

    Texas is a showdown state this week in the Democratic presidential race. Here are enough facts to fill a 10-gallon hat: 1 The congressional resolution that brought Texas into the union in 1845 allowed it to be subdivided into five separate states. Such a...
  • Mesa Musings: A nation's loss, and a lousy holiday

    We were dazed. We could not wrap our heads around the situation. It seemed there was nothing to be thankful for. Thanksgiving at our Costa Mesa home 47 years ago seemed an afterthought. Six days earlier, our brilliant young president, John F. Kennedy,...
  • Revered Yankees Announcer Bob Sheppard Dies At 99

    Revered Yankees Announcer Bob Sheppard Dies At 99
    Bob Sheppard, whose elegant introductions of stars from Joe DiMaggio to Derek Jeter at Yankee Stadium for more than a half century earned him the nickname "The Voice of God," died Sunday. He was 99. The revered public address announcer died at his Long...
  • 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...
  • 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......