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I Remember Walter Cronkite

For those of us who remember one of the greatest newsmen who ever lived. 53 People

    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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    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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