JOURNALIST BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1916


Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009)

Walter Cronkite was anchor of the CBS Evening News for over 30
years and won a Peabody Award and a TCA Career Achievement
Award. He was voted the Most Trusted Man in America and was
the only non-NASA recipient of a Moon-rock award.


Cronkite is well known for his departing catchphrase "And that’s the way it is”.

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