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 (krŏn′kīt), Walter 1916-2009.
American news broadcaster and editor. A newspaper and wire service correspondent during World War II, he spent the majority of his career with the Columbia Broadcasting System as their nightly news anchor (1962-1981).


(ˈkrɒn kaɪt, ˈkrɒŋ-)
Walter, born 1916, U.S. newscaster.
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Foundation Gives Free Resources Based on Walter Cronkite Principles
Good Morning America'' co-host Robin Roberts will receive the 2014 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism from Arizona State University's Cronkite School.
Early in his career, TV news reporter Walter Cronkite was a war correspondent in Europe during WWII.
That famed broadcaster Walter Cronkite was regarded as "the most trusted man in America" probably says as much about the America of his time as it does about Cronkite.
Walter Cronkite is best known for his role on CBS's Evening News.
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As a Carnegie Professor of Journalism at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication since 2008, Rodriguez has launched a cross-disciplinary specialty in reporting on Latinos and U.
Legendary newsman Walter Cronkite passed away on July 17 of this year.
Walter Cronkite was the icon of a generation, but today's youths don't really know who he is or what he reported on.
Summary: Former CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite has died at age 92.
Cronkite, who died a week ago today at 92, was remembered Thursday during a private memorial service in New York City, with a public one to follow there in the coming weeks.