Walter Cronkite Remembered

Journalism giant Walter Cronkite passed away Friday, July 17, 2009, at the age of 92. His career began with the Houston (TX) Post, after which he became a radio sportscaster in Oklahoma City. His next move was to TV, working for Edward R. Murrow at CBS.  He covered the Nuremberg trials, the first walk on the moon, the assassination of President Kennedy, the 1968 riots at the Democratic National Convention, VietNam and many other momentous times in our history. Katie Couric tells the story of Cronkite’s life and career in this video.

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