Walter Cronkite's Life and Career in Pictures

Walter Cronkite television anchor news reporter newsman
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The Evening News
In 1962, CBS put Cronkite in the anchorman's chair of its nightly news telecast. As the public face of what was regarded at the time as the network's crown jewel, Cronkite enjoyed the support of an 800-person news team.

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