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My Turn: Begich hasn't lived up to Uncle Ted's legacy make us feel we surely owe the son another term.In the current commercial, amid clips of 8mm home movies and Walter Cronkite's 1972 newscast, the nostalgic images are sullied with a lie: (Mark) "...forced Washington to open up the...
For Armstrong, a smart PR move to talk to Oprah

...his sex scandal three years ago should've been arranging a seat next to Oprah.She has become this generation's Walter Cronkite, capable of massively shifting public sentiment.It was the late CBS anchorman's pointed commentary 45 years following...
This Day in History

...integration of Tuskegee High School by encircling the building with state troopers. "The CBS Evening News" with Walter Cronkite was lengthened from 15 to 30 minutes, becoming network television's first half-hour nightly newscast. In 1993...
Actor is the voice of digital characters Dracula in "The Passion of Dracula." In 1991, Bevens moved to Arizona to attend Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Broadcasting. He graduated with a major in broadcast management and sales, and a minor in communications...
This Day in History

...President Carter took questions from 42 telephone callers in 26 states on a network radio call-in program moderated by Walter Cronkite. In 1997, the Ohio River rose to its highest level in a generation, flooding the Louisville, Ky., area. Tommy...
This Day in History federal court. In 1933, a nationwide bank holiday declared by President Roosevelt went into effect. In 1981, Walter Cronkite signed off for the last time as principal anchorman of "The CBS Evening News." In 2006, South Dakota Gov. Mike...
Journalist's death sparks community forum

...of journalists of his stature means for our culture. Schorr's death came on the heels of others in the field - Walter Cronkite, who died in 2009 after a long career as an anchorman on CBS News, and newspaper columnist Molly Ivins, who died...
Outside editorial: Moonstruck

...Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed." They missed a transcendent moment. Even stone-faced newscaster Walter Cronkite choked up. As word came of a successful landing, Cronkite, an avid space junkie, whipped off his black horn-rimmed...
Remembering Walter Cronkite

...that's the way it is ...," Walter Cronkite would say at the end of his nightly...part. But what was it about Walter Cronkite in particular? Members of the...death Friday at the age of 92. Walter Cronkite's secret was that a huge number...
Obama's Cronkite moment?

President Obama may have experienced his Walter Cronkite moment over the economy. Responding to Cronkite's...They'd better, or they don't deserve to lead. As Walter Cronkite used to say, "That's the way it is." Readers...


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