Walter Cronkite's Life and Career in Pictures

Walter Cronkite television anchor news reporter newsman
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Behind the Desk
In the early 1950s, Cronkite moved to CBS, where he was first asked to make television newscasts from Washington, and then, to host a series of historical programs, like You Are There, and a morning show, above, launched to compete with NBC's Today show.

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