Walter Cronkite died peacefully in New York at the age of 92. A Legend in his Time , Cronkite Pioneered TV News on CBS Evening News Television and the TV Journalism Icon earned the ” Most Trusted Man in America ” tag. Courtesy of CBSNews.com here is a Video Tribute of Walter Cronkite hosted by anchor Katie Couric:
Cronkite was the Broadcaster to whom the title ” Anchorman ” was first applied. ” When that Vehicle Landed on the Moon – I was Speechless – I really couldn’t say Anything ” – Walter Cronkite
” He was a Great Broadcaster and a Gentleman whose experience, honesty, professionalism and style defined the role of Anchor and Commentator ” – Leslie Moonves , CBS CEO. Walter Cronkite reporting Live on the Assassination of 35th President John F. Kennedy in Dallas , Texas. video:
Johnny Carson Tonight Show skit Tribute to Walter Cronkite video:
Walter Cronkite ” I thought it was the most exciting time ” Cronkite was the face of the CBS Evening News from 1962 to 1981. He covered the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. , racial and anti-war riots , Vietnam , Moon Landing , Watergate and the Iranian hostage crisis. CNN Larry King Live video:
” More than just the Best and Most Trusted Anchor in history , he guided America through our crises, tragedies and also our Victories and Greatest Moments. ” – Sean McManus , CBS News President
Walter Cronkite – That’s the way it is , was and will be. Good Night , Walter.