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Walter Cronkite

In the cramped suburbia of my youth, we could always tell when our neighbors were watching the same thing we were, because the flashing and dancing light against...

Walter Cronkite: The Man With America's Trust

Newsman Walter Cronkite, who died at the age of 92, was so thoroughly and uniquely linked with the word "trust" that it is tempting to say that the word should...

Walter Cronkite: 1916-2009

Walter Cronkite was the most famous journalist of his time, the personification of success in his beloved profession, with all that brought with it: a journalism...

Walter Cronkite, a No-Nonsense Newshound

Walter Cronkite was the most famous journalist of his time, the personification of success in his beloved profession, with all that brought with it: a journalism...

Don Hewitt

It's been a sad summer for CBS News, and yet one that's reminded the world of how that network helped tell the story of the 20th century. Walter Cronkite, who...

Culture Complex: The Civil War Behind Civil War

When Katie Couric took over the CBS Evening News, some viewers wondered whether a Today show anchor could claim Walter Cronkite's mantle. Turns out we were...

Ivy League? Never Met Her

Harvard's Class Day speakers have included the likes of Mother Teresa, Walter Cronkite, Hank Aaron, Ralph Nader and Conan O'Brien. Last week the satirical...

10 Questions for Walter Cronkite

Despite a muscle tear a couple of years ago that curtailed his tennis playing, Walter Cronkite, who turns 87 next week, is still going strong. The former CBS...

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