Walter Cronkite dies at age 92
The legendary broadcaster Walter Cronkite has passed away at age 92. Cronkite, who was known as the most trusted man in America, died at his home in Manhattan.
He suffered from cerebral vascular disease. The full Associated Press story is posted below.
BY ASSOCIATED PRESS
Walter Cronkite, the premier TV anchorman of the networks’ golden age who reported a tumultuous time with reassuring authority and came to be called “the most trusted man in America,” died Friday. He was 92.
Adler said, “I have to go now” before breaking down into what sounded like a sob. She said she had no further comment.
Cronkite was the face of the “CBS Evening News” from 1962 to 1981, when stories ranged from the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to racial and anti-war riots, Watergate and the Iranian hostage crisis.
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