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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

Top Walter Cronkite Articles

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  • Joseph Wershba dies at 90; pioneering CBS producer

    Joseph Wershba dies at 90; pioneering CBS producer
    Joseph Wershba, a pioneering CBS reporter and producer whose work on Edward R. Murrow's "See It Now" series in the 1950s helped expose the McCarthy era's communist witch hunt and demonstrated the power of television, has died. He was 90. Wershba, a two-...
  • 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...
  • Cronkite bio thorough, slightly odd

    Cronkite bio thorough, slightly odd
    Walter Cronkite was not inclined to introspection, and historian Douglas Brinkley emulates his subject in this thorough biography of the news broadcaster who in 1972 was declared "The Most Trusted Man in America." Brinkley's lengthy narrative spends as...
  • Obama goes local to sell deficit message

    Obama goes local to sell deficit message
    President Obama takes his budget message on the road this week, with town hall meetings in Virginia, Nevada and California this week. But first he's reaching out to voters in a set of likely 2012 swing states by again inviting local television...
  • The Morning Fix: 'Glee' photo outrage! NPR cans Juan Williams. Comcast-NBC gets caught up in Cablevision-Fox fight. Should GQ have asked Albrecht about that e-mail?

     
    After the coffee. Before wondering if the sun will come out tomorrow. The Skinny: A raunchy photo spread of some "Glee" cast members in GQ has Katie Couric and others up in arms. Starz chief Chris Albrecht's confessions about drinking......
  • The Morning Fix: Jennifer Grey won't be put in corner. Miramax talks with YouTube. Comcast and Tennis Channel battle continues.

     
    After the coffee. Before wishing everyone Happy Thanksgiving. The Skinny: Safe travels for everyone and don't let the TSA get you down. I'm guessing they don't like it any more than you do. Miramax wants to put its library on......
  • The Morning Fix: Washington tries to find restraints for Comcast-NBC. NBC's Playboy dreams. 'The Tourist' not on a lot of travel itineraries.

     
    After the coffee. Before the Christmas gift scramble starts. The Skinny: I've only got four more Redskins games to endure this season. Guess that should make me happy. Comcast and NBC's deal is giving regulators a lot to think about.......
  • Jon Stewart like Edward R. Murrow: Are you kidding?

     
    Many viewers rightly admire Jon Stewart for his deft skewering of the pretentious and hypocritical. But a New York Times analysis Monday took the high regard for the "Daily Show" host to new levels of adoration. He was compared to CBS News legend Edward...
  • Lessons from Tucson

     
    It was nice to be reminded Wednesday night that President Obama still has the power to touch and inspire people. I was jolted a bit by the resemblance of that Tucson memorial service to a political event, but Obama never......
  • How will Keith Olbermann’s time at MSNBC be remembered?

     
    When some news legends retire or die, there's an outpouring of affection and respect. People fondly remembered Peter Jennings and Walter Cronkite when they died. Millions were sad when Tom Brokaw left "NBC Nightly News" and Ted Koppel departed "Nightline....
  • 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......