Cronkite, Walter Cronkite Remembers

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Cronkite Remembers

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9780743500562: Cronkite Remembers

No one is more identified with the great events of our times than the distinguished and highly honored former CBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite. For more than half a century, Cronkite was there celebrating America's greatest achievements, and helping the nation and world through some of the most difficult times in history.

In Walter Cronkite Remembers, Cronkite recounts the journey of his life and his extraordinary career in broadcasting. He gives a vivid account of his early days as a World War II correspondent at Normandy and Nuremberg. He retells the highlights of four decades spent behind the anchor desk at the CBS Evening News. When the United States landed on the moon, Cronkite brought us there and joined in a nation's patriotic astonishment. When Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, it was Cronkite who delivered the shocking news to the nation with compassion and empathy.

Using exceptional archival material, as well as intimate interviews at Cronkite's home, Cronkite Remembers takes us on a truly memorable odyssey through the great stories of our times.

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For more than a half-century Walter Cronkite delivered Americans their news with unwavering tenacity, dogged persistence, compassion, and insight. Cronkite describes his years of service covering stories that included the Kennedy and Martin Luther King assassinations; interviews with American soldiers in WWII and Vietnam; coverage of Watergate, the Beatles, Woodstock, and a multitude of profound world events. Illuminating a career that was nothing short of remarkable, he discusses how four decades of broadcasting had an extraordinary impact on his life. The incorporation of rare archival materials with the news anchor's commentary makes this performance an exciting history lesson and marks Cronkite as an orator as noteworthy as history itself. B.J.P. AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine-- Copyright AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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