Friday, July 17, 2009

BREAKING NEWS: Walter Cronkite Has Died

UPDATE 9:45 PM: Here's an article from WCBS-TV 2/New York City that contains reaction to Cronkite's death from various friends and colleagues.

The Associated Press, as well as others, are reporting that former CBS News legend Walter Cronkite has died.

Cronkite was the main anchor for CBS Evening News for 19 years, from 1962 to 1981, and his entire career spanned about 46 years, from beginnings in Kansas City, Missouri in 1935 to the end of his career at CBS News in 1981. He was widely recognized as the most trusted man in America in 1973. His reports came to be widely acclaimed, including one following the Tet Offensive in Vietnam in 1968.

More information as we get it - but for now, here's a link to a Washington Post article.

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