Biography - A Short Wiki
Trusted anchor of CBS Evening News for over 30 years who has won a Peabody Award and a TCA Career Achievement Award.
He married Mary Elizabeth Maxwell in 1940, and the couple had three children.
How did Walter Cronkite die?
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||92 years|
|Birthday||November 4, 1916|
|Death date||July 17, 2009|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I have never voted a party line. I vote on the individual and the issues.Walter Cronkite
It’s a little hard not to be an elitist when you’re making millions of dollars a year.Walter Cronkite
Cable has come along; many all-news 24 hour cable outlets in the United States. They have cut deeply into the traditional networks’ viewing audience.Walter Cronkite
I don’t think it’s in any way harmful, this marriage of media and politicians. I think it enhances the communications process considerably and makes it possible for the public to be far more aware, far more up-to-date on issues and the opposite sides of the issues.Walter Cronkite
The democratic system is challenged by the failure in television because our evening news programmes have gone for an attempt to entertain as much as to inform in the desperate fight for ratings.Walter Cronkite