Walter Cronkite


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Charlie Andrews

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Charlie Andrews on working with Walter Cronkite and Dick Van Dyke on The Morning Show and his experience with the Hollywood Blacklist
03:43

Walter Bernstein

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Writer Walter Bernstein on You Are There's "correspondent/hosts"; and the show's veiled criticisms of McCarthyism
01:45

Tom Bettag

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Tom Bettag on working with Walter Cronkite at CBS News

Wade Bingham

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Wade Bingham on Walter Cronkite hosting The Twentieth Century and The Twenty-First Century
00:43

Ed Bradley

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Ed Bradley on the role television played in shaping public opinion about Vietnam, and on Walter Cronkite's role as communicator
01:46

James L. Brooks

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James L. Brooks on wanting Walter Cronkite on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
00:48

Connie Chung

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Connie Chung on getting hired at CBS News
01:12
Connie Chung on her colleagues at CBS News
03:02
Connie Chung on working with Walter Cronkite
01:44
Connie Chung on Walter Cronkite appearing on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
00:17

Nick Clooney

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Nick Clooney on a picture of him with Walter Cronkite at the presentation of Fail Safe, produced by George Clooney
01:09

Phil Donahue

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Phil Donahue on getting his first national exposure on CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite and a phone call from Walter Cronkite
03:30
Phil Donahue on his admiration for Walter Cronkite
00:33

Louis Dorfsman

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Louis Dorfsman on Walter Cronkite appearing on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
11:25

Mike Douglas

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Mike Douglas on news anchor Walter Cronkite
01:51

Dick Ebersol

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Dick Ebersol on Walter Cronkite's telegram to Jim McKay
00:29

Jamie Farr

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Jamie Farr on appearing on You Are There
00:38

John Frankenheimer

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John Frankenheimer on working on You Are There  
00:06

Murray Fromson

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Murray Fromson on Walter Cronkite's visit to Vietnam
01:56
Murray Fromson on what he told Walter Cronkite on his visit to Vietnam
03:15

Julian Goodman

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Julian Goodman on Walter Cronkite dominating coverage of the 1952 Presidential Convention
02:11
Julian Goodman on CBS' Walter Cronkite announcing JFK's death, and NBC's announcement
00:51
Julian Goodman on news coverage of the moon landing
01:12

Buck Henry

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Buck Henry on appearing on The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, explaining his prank-organization S.I.N.A (the Society for Indecency to Naked Animals) which was treated as a real-news piece and caused a rift between him and Cronkite ever since

Don Hewitt

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Don Hewitt on why the public trusted Walter Cronkite
02:37
Don Hewitt on covering the political conventions in 1948 and 1952, and on anchors Douglas Edwards and Walter Cronkite
07:59

Bob Markell

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Bob Markell on working with Walter Cronkite, Mike Wallace, Robert Trout and Charles Collingwood on You Are There
00:41
Bob Markell on working with Walter Cronkite
01:34

Jim McKay

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Jim McKay on working on The Morning Show with Walter Cronkite on CBS
Jim McKay on his long friendship with Walter Cronkite

Sig Mickelson

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Sig Mickelson on CBS News' coverage of the Japanese Peace Conference which included Walter Cronkite
11:58
Sig Mickelson on his involvement with Walter Cronkite
02:03
Sig Mickelson on Walter Cronkite anchoring CBS News' coverage of the conventions and on inventing the term "anchorman"
02:24
Sig Mickelson on why Walter Cronkite was selected to cover Elizabeth II's coronation for CBS News over Edward R. Murrow
01:10
Sig Mickelson on Walter Cronkite anchoring the 1960 Winter Olympics from Squaw Valley
02:15
Sig Mickelson on CBS News' coverage of the 1960 political conventions anchored by Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite, and on their different styles
03:29

Roger Mudd

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Roger Mudd on Walter Cronkite getting hired at CBS and his competition at NBC; on trying to get pieces onto Cronkite's show
09:11
Roger Mudd on Walter Cronkite killing one of his stories on Ronald Reagan
02:57
Roger Mudd on learning of Walter Cronkite's retirement
04:57

Dan Rather

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Dan Rather on Walter Cronkite's retirement
13:12
Dan Rather on Walter Cronkite's quote about him being up to his ass in water moccassins, while Rather was covering Hurricane Carla in 1960
21:57
Dan Rather on anchor Walter Cronkite and Rather's path to Vietnam
03:56
Dan Rather on an incident that occurred while talking to Walter Cronkite during the 1968 DNC
05:12

Morley Safer

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Morley Safer on Walter Cronkite
01:22

John Silva

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John Silva on introducing Walter Cronkite to Klaus Landsberg
01:25

Bob Simon

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Bob Simon on the role Walter Cronkite had in arranging a historic meeting between Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin
01:05

Howard K. Smith

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Howard K. Smith on Walter Cronkite on television and in front of a podium
00:31
Howard K. Smith on his thoughts on Walter Cronkite
00:31

Sanford Socolow

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Sanford Socolow on Walter Cronkite's report on Watergate resulting in the White House launching an assault on William Paley and Frank Stanton
10:19
Sanford Socolow on he and Walter Cronkite both having a background in the wire service; on his first encounter with Cronkite
01:08
Sanford Socolow going to Israel with Walter Cronkite to conduct interviews for the televised Adolf Eichmann trial
02:01
Sanford Socolow on the Russians putting the first man in space and Walter Cronkite anchoring coverage of where the U.S. stood in the space race
01:14
Sanford Socolow on producing CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite; on the show becoming 30 minutes instead of 15
04:31
Sanford Socolow on Eric Sevareid and Harry Reasoner's contributions to CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite
02:48
Sanford Socolow on the decision to replace Douglas Edwards with Walter Cronkite on the CBS Evening News
02:04
Sanford Socolow on Walter Cronkite interviewing Frank Sinatra and asking about Sinatra's alleged mafia ties and Sinatra pulling Don Hewitt into another room
01:20
Sanford Socolow on what Walter Cronkite brought to CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite
01:13
Sanford Socolow on Walter Cronkite's famous sign-off on CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite  - "And that's the way it is" 
02:15
Sanford Socolow on how Walter Cronkite became "the most trusted man in America" and the story behind Cronkite's on-air condemnation of the Vietnam War (which Cronkite delivered on a special primetime report, not on the CBS Evening News)
05:13
Sanford Socolow on his professional relationship with Walter Cronkite and some of the disagreements they had (involving Dan Rather's location during Kennedy's assassination)
05:24
Sanford Socolow on he and Walter Cronkite sharing a wire service background and both being hard news guys; on a disagreement they had over the film "The China Syndrome"
02:53
Sanford Socolow on socializing with Walter Cronkite and the demands on Cronkite's time
02:14
Sanford Socolow on Walter Cronkite's announcement that President Kennedy was dead
02:01
Sanford Socolow on CBS' coverage of the Civil Rights Movement and Walter Cronkite never reporting on the scene during the Movement
03:44
Sanford Socolow on Walter Cronkite's coverage of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago and Cronkite interviewing Mayor Daley
04:35
Sanford Socolow on Walter Cronkite's coverage of the Moon Landing
01:37
Sanford Socolow on the competition between CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite and The Huntley-Brinkley Report
05:45
Sanford Socolow on the circumstances around Walter Cronkite's retirement
10:27

Frank Stanton

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Frank Stanton on Walter Cronkite
03:25

James Wall

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James Wall on stage-managing CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite
09:53

Barbara Walters

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Barbara Walters on Walter Cronkite's involvement in securing interviews with Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin
07:19

Av Westin

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Av Westin on various people with whom he worked at CBS News
03:36

Perry Wolff

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Perry Wolff on working with Walter Cronkite on Air Power
03:01
Perry Wolff on working with Eric Sevareid and his strained relationship with Walter Cronkite 
04:17

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