Tuesday, 21 July 2009

Walter Cronkite 1916-2009

Walter Cronkite, legend of american broadcast journalism, died on 17th July 2009; he was 92.

NYT: Walter Cronkite, 92, dies; trusted voice of tv news

USA today: Iconic journalist Walter Cronkite dies at 92

Los Angeles Times: Cronkite - that's the way he was

NASA: Cronkite remembered for coverage of Apollo launches

MBC (The Museum of Broadcast Communications): legendary CBS newsman Walter Cronkite has died at 92.

CBS: television pioneer, CBS legend, passes away in New York at 92

The Times: Walter Cronkite: CBS news anchor

Telegraph: Walter Cronkite, who died on July 17 aged 92, was the avuncular anchorman on CBS Evening News for 19 years and often referred to as "the most trusted man in America"

Guardian: US salutes Walter Cronkite, giant of TV journalism's golden age

Barack Obama: "he never lost the integrity he gained growing up in the heartland"

Don't forget to have a look at Walter Cronkite school of journalism and mass communication

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