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I Remember Walter Cronkite

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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    And life before digital on general. there were so many more opportunities for live human interaction and chemistry before everyone was glued to a phone. I remember so many...
    LeighAd1 LeighAd1 46-50, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I was only 1 when it all happened, a lot of people tell me it's impossible to remember. But I remember quite clearly, actually. I was in the living room playing with a toy horse...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    if we talk for just a day or two, I will totally remember who you are and like wonder whats new with you months later... even if we don't talk anymore or we hate each other.
    waterbottlesrandom waterbottlesrandom 13-15, M 18 hrs ago

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    I have a hard time remembering my passwords to anything. I keep a password on my phone so the babies can't call out on it. I forget that one alot. I forget my ep one to so i have...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    YES! There was life before the internet. I remember going outside and playing with my friends not looking down at a tiny screen. Your imagination with your best play time toy! The...
    justlarryw justlarryw 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't know how long this feeling I have for her. I always make myself busy just to forget her, but there would be times that I stop and think about her. And then I remember all...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    A few years back, I remember finding an old, worn out book that was paperback, yet it was missing the front and back covers and the first couple pages. Of course, the curiosity...
    TenshiFox TenshiFox 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I remember just merely fragments, but it seemed so real. I remember having a dream about WW2 I saw Hitler Jugend (Youth) I was among them we were set upon tens of thousands of boys...
    PixelChibi PixelChibi 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I remember that my first concert was Trans-Siberian Orchestra. I didn't want to go see an "orchestra" and for that reason, I argued with my parents about going. Eventually, I gave...
    Zach7633 Zach7633 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I remember going to my Paternal Aunt's house as a child. I ate so much, I got sick on the way back to Dad's house that we had to turn around and go back to her house. I...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I remember it vividly. It didn't happen that long ago, it was July 9th. I went to a rave with my friends, a lot of people from my school were going. So I figured, why not. A couple...
    ksandd ksandd 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I remember one day with an ex of mine o was using his computer and checked his aim messages. He had a friend named C. And he knew her before he and i dated. I didnt mind him having...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I remember as a young teen being really turned off by boys and dating. I had made it up in my mind to pursue a career and education and leave dating for adults. However i remember...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I vaguely remember it but it wasn't particularly great haha
    nicholas25 nicholas25 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When I was 8 years old at summer camp, I met this girl named Gwen. She was my first true love. You see, I never found girls gross. For as long as I remember, I have always liked...
    Account1138 Account1138 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I remember days when we used to play stupid games swim in lakes hang out at nowhere and plan something big meet each other for no reason chit chat for hours a decade ago and today...
    abhayisabhay abhayisabhay 22-25, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I remember being very shy to the point where I wouldn't talk to anyone. And because of that shyness I lost the chance to meet some people who attempted to reach out to me but...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    my parents didn't have computer until I was 13. who all remembers the days of total boredom? those days where you made up the silliest games. but those were fun and I don't regret...
    CreativeKitty CreativeKitty 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I remember, in that shy blue house far away in the land of sleepy eyes and corn filled horizons, you came to me as just a little baby. I sat in that ripped vinyl chair hardly able...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    We were in the same pre-k Sunday School class. I developed a crush on her before we ever even started school. I was very happy to see her in my kindergarten class. I had a terrible...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I definitely remember where I was on September 11, 2001. On that tragic morning, I was in bed with my husband. I was just about to get up and make breakfast for my family along...
    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I remember my first kiss! Wow! It was great. It was over 60 years ago. It was the first for both of us. It was so intimate, we felt very deeply joined and we kept on kissing for...
    vulvatarian vulvatarian 70+, M 1 Response a week ago

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    writing this while playing these (in order) www.youtube.com/watch?v=kItuXocJUwk www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrEIZQlz8D0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GI_alyJAG3o https://www.youtube...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M a week ago

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    smoking weed for the first time was at the sweet age of 13 on the couch with my friends mom. I understand your outlook if you think "omg marijuana and parents wtf" but then again...
    blazinbree blazinbree 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My first crush was when I was is 3rd grade. I'm in 11th now and I still remember him. He was that important to me. He was the bad boy. I was the good girl. Just like every other...
    RatchetGurl101 RatchetGurl101 16-17, F Jul 26

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    Yeah... I remember when those didn't exist.. I did everything by hand when I wrote my stories or wrote in a journal. I was the last member of the family to own a computer. I hated...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Jul 26

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    Not hard to remember when it was only a few years ago. I was a bit of a late bloomer and had my first date at the age of 17. I'm 19 now. Lost my virginity a week before my 19th...
    MrSandmann MrSandmann 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    I was in sixth grade.It was a girl that i remember one of the other guys in our class making fun of because of the way she dressed.I think maybe she was poor because of how she...
    usernameagain9 usernameagain9 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Please remember our only website Rsgoldfast.internet Other sites usually are not our established websites. Head over to Buy FIFA 16 Coins the former Saradominist conflict camp out...
    c253561005 c253561005 22-25, M Jul 24

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    "Reap" I read a story about the land of Judea being cursed for their sins becoming barren, unfruitful, sowing good seeds growing unattended with repentance and good works attended...
    sister11 sister11 36-40, F Jul 24

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    With beautiful memories With fondness and kindness With passion and pleasure I will always remember you
    msladyred68 msladyred68 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I had lived next door to the kid since I was 5. He was a Mexican boy from Mexico. We were both 13. He tricked me into his house by saying he had to show me something. (I'm...
    BrandysGood BrandysGood 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 20

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    Hey Katelyn, you're a one ******* cold *****.. but no one will ever be as perfect as you were, you still are.. You have probably moved on already, yeah i know you said you won't...
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    There's nothing worse in this entire world than having people glance once at you and then forget you even exist. Make the world remember your name, be somebody.
    MrAmpersand MrAmpersand 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    For as long as I live I will never forget my first kiss. However my first kiss wasn't with a boy...it was with another girl. It happened last year when I was 12 years old. I had a...
    katiemitchell katiemitchell 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I most certainly do. but I don't hate Muslims. because of it. I remember slavery also but I don't hate all white people either and I definitely remember the sixties and the race...
    afterthedead afterthedead 56-60, M Jul 18

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    I remember that one April afternoon. It's warmer than I like but cooler than I expected. And I'm on a bench, sipping cold ginger ale, watching students go in and out of McDonald's...
    Smilingblade Smilingblade 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 18

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