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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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  • ABC26: Your Only News at 6:30 PM

    ABC26: Your Only News at 6:30 PM
    On Monday, April 20, ABC26 debuted the only 6:30 newscast in New Orleans on WGNO-TV. The unique time of the newscast allows ABC26 News to serve thousands of working families unable to watch the news at 6 o'clock. "Now there's a newscast that starts when...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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.......
  • Barack Obama, no, Erma Bombeck, yes

     
    by Mark Silva This is what we learned today at Arizona State University: "Harvard was the first university to confer honorary degrees in 1692. Since then it has become a recognized function of degree granting institutions. Honorary degrees are an......
  • Arizona State: Obama model, no degree

     
    by Mark Silva Secretary of State Hillary Clinton got an honorary degree when she adressed the graduates of New York University today from the infield of Yankee Stadium. Vice President Joe Biden got an honorary degree when he addressed the......
  • Obama to grads: 'Body of work' ahead

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama addressed squarely, and with a measure of humor, tonight the very words that a public university had used this year in refusing to confer an honorary degree upon a president, a graduate of Harvard......
  • Walter Cronkite: In Very Bad Shape

     
    (AP) The "most trusted man in America"...the former anchor of "The Evening News"... who told us about JFK's assassination, and Vietnam, and the moon landing, and earlier generations about the battle over Civil rights, and before that, the Battle......