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I Remember Walter Cronkite

For those of us who remember one of the greatest newsmen who ever lived. 55 People

    A Trip Around the Solar System

    When I was about tens years old I had one of those View-Master stereopticon things with all the usual slide sets, but I also had a sepcial set of 3-D photos. It was a trip around the solar system imagining what the planets looked like, etc. But the best part was it came with a...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 20, 2009

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    Yes!

    When being a reporter meant being a reporter, not a shill. When reporters and news organizations had intregrity. People like him and Edward R Murrow would be driven off the air these days -- give us bif boobed news bunnies and the American people are happy
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Jul 18, 2009

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    An American Institution

    He was one of a kind,the voice of authority for several generations-a newscaster not afraid to buck prevailing trends or get in depth in his coverage.I can think of very very few contemporary commentators who can even come close to Mr. Cronkite. I did meet him personally a few...
    dubkebab dubkebab 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 2010

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    During Most Of The...

    ...latter part of his illustrious career, Walter Cronkite was arguably and notably the most trusted newsperson in America. Through all the moonshots, and to the end of his anchoring the CBS Evening News, he was the man at the reporting desk and in the anchor's chair who I most...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Feb 16, 2012

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    It sounds weird. I've remembered this my whole life. Some details have faded and I don't remember everything, but it's still there. I was a seven - eight year old girl. I...
    Nomnomk Nomnomk 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I will always remember his smile that could cause pain on my cheeks for whenever he does it, it makes me smile too and I like it. I will always remember his eyes that I couldn...
    LAithought LAithought 22-25, F Feb 21

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    I'll be frank. I. Can't. Remember. My. Childhood. At. All. Sure there are bits and pieces of memories (such as losing my best friend and stealing) that's still somewhat fresh in...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Feb 14

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    As far I can remember was that I was in a field, and all around me was pure and seemed alive. First I remembered the water, like a river near me, as clear as crystal. I saw life in...
    raphaellive raphaellive 46-50, M Feb 15

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    I don't remember when I was young. I just can't seem to recall. I remember some things, but most things are just a blur. God gave humans this amazing ability to block things out...
    DeluxedEdition DeluxedEdition 18-21, F Feb 21

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    I have this thing.. I can remember faces. I know, lots of people say they can. But I dont ever forget a face. I have run into people I went to grammar school with, 25 years ago...
    BrianTheChef BrianTheChef 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    Something my sister said triggered it. Suddenly I was a little girl again and I was in church. "If people would like to pay their final respects, you can come up to see the body...
    CrimsonRein CrimsonRein 16-17, F Feb 18

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    The thrill of that first love….that first step. Some things I don’t remember at all, like for how long I had a crush on her until that day. I know that we weren’t really...
    Synapse81 Synapse81 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 6

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    Sometimes, it seems like the stars align and everything works out perfect. It's important to remember this on days when the sh*t hits the fan. To remember that, yes, days like...
    1gr8guy 1gr8guy 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 6

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    The Last Days of An American Empire When 911 happened I was in Grade 8. I was walking to school. I had skipped a couple of days and I was thinking about the shaming I'd undergo...
    NANOHORIZON NANOHORIZON 22-25 1 Response Feb 10

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    I was 16 when I first remembered that I shaved my private parts and my legs. I was so bald then and still today between my legs.
    redheadfemale redheadfemale 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    Whenever you feel alone, just remember, Those kings will always be there to guide you. And so will I. - Lion King.
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M Feb 8

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    13. Matt with blue eyes. It happened at the movies & i remember being nervous but ready at the same time - thinking about movie kissing scenes. when it was over i was kinda bummed...
    Platana2100 Platana2100 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I remember jumping on the bed really clearly, because I was punished for it! Me and my sister were bored, so we decided to jump on our parents bed, mom was coming up the stairs and...
    somegirl300 somegirl300 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I also remember doing a lot of other stuff!!!!!!!! Lol!!!!!!!! 😃😃😃❤️❤️❤️
    smashme28 smashme28 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I will always remember you - with love in my heart.
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I smile when I remember it.I along with my sister did it when we played or when I wanted something badly and was refused by Mom .
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    My days was bad I remember I was jumping in the bed and I broke my hand
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I walked in my first day of kindergarten. I didn't know anyone, and I wasn't ready to meet anyone either. If anyone came near me I would flick them. I had strong fingers to, I had...
    purpainting7 purpainting7 16-17, F Feb 12

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    I see all you younger and it makes me think about what I went through. Break ups, he said she said, fake friends and trying to fit in somewhere. Well I never fit in anywhere but...
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F Feb 12

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    Yeah, I remember what it was like to actually approach a woman to ask her out on a date, and try to get to know her in person, and all of that really nerve-racking stuff. They...
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M Feb 13

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    I mainly remember the sick jokes that went round school the next day rather than the main event.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 3 Responses Feb 13

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    I remember the feeling and when I first realized it. I was helping my father move into my parents new home. I found it astounding that my father could listen to the same album of...
    Novemberman Novemberman 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    I remember back to when I was younger. My mom had picked me up from elementary school and told me my dad was hit by a truck while walking to his car to come home. I thought I had...
    DesignBlack DesignBlack 18-21, M Feb 17

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    Remember Where I Was On 9-11
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 20

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    at work. at a school. the first plane hit and we were all dumbfounded that an accident lile that could happen. Terrorism never crossed my mind. And then we were watching when the...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    I still remember Thatcher and then I always have to smile...today I am still jumping on my Sofa in the living Film, listening so loud to Hardstyle Music till the neighbour knock on...
    AllyAyumi AllyAyumi 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I remember jumping on my mom while she was in bed as a child lol
    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I remember when you used to call your children to the living to change your channel!!!! If they weren't around, you'd get your *** up and do it.
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I remember back in the days when it was innocent for girls to play with girls, and boys played with boys.... Today, you just never know how far they are "playing" with each other.
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I remember when you had to slide out if your bedroom window, sneak down the alley and throw rocks at the window of the girl you had a crush on to get her attention without parents...
    extex59 extex59 51-55, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I still remember getting stitches on my forehead for falling from that bed! My aunt was baby sitting and she went crazy!
    LunaStar89 LunaStar89 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I remember it like it was yesterday. I cried everyday until I got tired of crying. I didn't eat and all I wanted to do was sleep. I didn't leave home unless I absolutely had to. It...
    msnettajay msnettajay 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really wanted to be her's Forever
    gill987 gill987 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    It's a nightmare, and it was so clear that I doubt it was a dream. This morning while I was still in bed, i heard the sound of keys outside my apartment door, then I heard someone...
    JamesLindberg JamesLindberg 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    all went fine before my marriage.
    nivicin nivicin 22-25, F Feb 4

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    I'm always screaming my lungs out Till my head starts spinning. Playing my songs is the way I cope with life. Won't keep my voice down. Know the words I speak are the thoughts I...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 4

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