R.I.P. - Walter Cronkite

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R.I.P. - Walter Cronkite

Postby swreader » Sat Jul 18, 2009 6:15 am

The man who, I think, was the most trusted reporter and person in America during his years anchoring the CBS evening news has died at the age of 92. His career included the great wonderful things, the unbelieveable tragedies, and the best political reporting around, in my opinion. The New York Times has a three page obituary that is really worth reading. You can find it HERE.
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jul 18, 2009 7:29 am

R.I.P. Walter. :(
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sat Jul 18, 2009 1:39 pm

Truly - he will most certainly be missed but what a body of great work he leaves behind him of a life well-lived :(
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Postby swreader » Sat Jul 18, 2009 6:58 pm

The reaction to this post on the CA board made me feel every one of my years--and realize that most of you are too young to have watched him define the news, shape policy, and be a model citizen and journalist. Here are some clips (from You Tube) of some of his most memorable stories or interviews. Walter Cronkite
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