Walter Cronkite

Craig Crawford: Walter Cronkite's Vietnam Truth Telling Was 'Liberal Bias'
Another "fair and balanced" discussion on Faux "news" perpetuating the myth of the "liberal media." Read more...
Politics Past - Assessing The Goldwater Nomination - 1964
Politics Past - assessing the Goldwater Nomination at the 1964 Republican Convention. Commentary after the final vote tally calls it for Barry Goldwater. July 16, 1964 Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Walter Cronkite Assesses Carter Foreign Policy - 1979
Newstalgia Reference Room - Walter Cronkite assesses Foreign Policy at the Carter White House in this commentary for CBS Radio on February 20, 1979. Read more...
On this day in 1973, Walter Cronkite announces the death of LBJ. Note the landline phone, analog watch, pencil and paper, and apparent lack of teleprompter. How times have changed. Open thread below.... Read more...
Keith Olbermann's Special Comment responding to Ted Koppel's "Death of Real News" op-ed. Read more...

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This post is a reprise of last year's remembrance, except that there's a lot more going on for the 40th. Michael Moore has a day-long livecast, you ca Read more...
General Zia-ul-Haq Chats About Pakistan And The Big Picture Of 1980
(Gen. Zia - Tea and Kleenex - there's a message here) When this interview was conducted on May 18, 1980, Afghanistan was under Soviet occupation a Read more...
Since Walter Cronkite's passing, new focus has been put on the decline of legitimate news sources in America. The big three networks have fallen the Read more...
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Walter Cronkite: 1916-2009
(Despite the overused cliche, he really was the most trusted man in America) The idea of Walter Cronkite not being among us, even at the age of 92, Read more...