Friday, July 17, 2009

RIP Walter Cronkite

How ironic that the very icon of the stalwart newsman on the eve of man's first steps on another world, Walter Cronkite picked the very anniversary to shuffle of this mortal coil.

From TV Squad:
  • Cronkite was a huge fan of the space program, and he was incredibly giddy during CBS news coverage of the first moon landing in 1969. And here we are on the 40th anniversary of that very mission.
I could not get enough of the coverage of Apollo 11. CBS and Walter Cronkite along with Wally Sheara. Chronkite always had clear and concise reporting on the events with a great deal of knowledge. It was obvious that he was an enthusiastic supporter of the program and was eager to share his knowledge and love of the exploration of space.

Walter Cronkite was 92

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