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Walter Cronkite
Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Birthday


: 04 November 1916


: Scorpio


: 17 July 2009


: 92 years


  • Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr
When was Walter Cronkite born?04 November 1916
When did Walter Cronkite die? / Died17 July 2009
How many years did Walter Cronkite live? / Lived92 years
Zodiac sign:Scorpio

Walter Cronkite facts

  • (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009) was an American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962–81)
  • During the heyday of CBS News in the 1960s and 1970s, he was often cited as "the most trusted man in America" after being so named in an opinion poll
  • He reported many events from 1937 to 1981, including bombings in World War II; the Nuremberg trials; combat in the Vietnam War; the Dawson's Field hijackings; Watergate; the Iran Hostage Crisis; and the assassinations of President John F
  • Kennedy, civil rights pioneer Martin Luther King, Jr
  • , and Beatles musician John Lennon
  • He was also known for his extensive coverage of the U
  • S
  • space program, from Project Mercury to the Moon landings to the Space Shuttle
  • He 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," followed by the broadcast's date

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