Press: The Importance of Being Walter

France's leading anchor out-Cronkites Cronkite

One evening a few years ago, several agents of the French government slipped unobtrusively into the U.S. on one of the most daring assignments in the annals of international skulduggery. They checked into a midtown Manhattan hotel, spent much of the next few days watching the CBS Evening News in their rooms, and then fled the country as quietly as they had come, their mission accomplished. The mission? Figurez vous! To capture Walter Cronkite.

Not in the flesh, of course. But in spirit, nuance, mannerism, inflection and any other...

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