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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 thats 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 thats the way it is. « Show less

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  • 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......
  • Books I’d hold hostage

     
    Tina Harden, a Longwood woman, seems to think it's OK to hold hostage library books she doesn't like. See the story here.  I know the feeling. Here are some books – in no particular order – that I'd like to check out a...
  • The TV Convention

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo The Sports Arena, configured for the 1960 Democratic National Convention. David Brinkley, left, and Chet Huntley will report for NBC. Edward R. Murrow, left, anchorman Walter Cronkite, right, and Howard K. Smith will cover the...
  • Daniel Schorr of CBS and NPR fame has died at 93

     
    Journalist Daniel Schorr has died at 93 after a short illness. He has been senior news analyst at NPR since 1985. Before that, he had worked at CBS News for more than 20 years, and he also helped create CNN, where he had worked as senior correspondent...
  • Fight over Arizona immigration law revolves around race

     
    Guest Writer: Terry Greene Sterling Terry Greene Sterling, author of “ILLEGAL, Life and Death in Arizona’s Immigration War Zone,” is a three-time winner of Arizona’s highest journalism honor, the Virg Hill Journalist of the Year Awa...
  • L.A.'s Nostradamus

    THE science fiction writer Robert A. Heinlein was born in Missouri, and his fiction was mostly set in the future and on distant planets. But there's no question that Heinlein — born 100 years ago this week — was one of Southern California's...
  • CBS News Veteran Walter Cronkite "Gravely Ill" Report Suggests

    CBS News Veteran Walter Cronkite "Gravely Ill" Report Suggests
    An online news agency dedicated to television news reports CBS News' Walter Cronkite has fallen ill. According to New York Newsday citing MediaBistro.com, sources at CBS News reveal that the television network began updating Cronkite's obituary weeks ago...