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Walter Cronkite
(1916-2009) born on
Nov 4
US broadcast journalist. He was considered the preeminent broadcast journalist in the U.S.; Anchored "CBS Evening News," 1962-1981.
         
   
F
Everything is being compressed into tiny tablets. You take a little pill of news every day 23 minutes and that's supposed to be enough.

R
In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
A
When Moses was alive, the pyramids were a thousand years old . . . . Here people learned to measure time by a calendar, to plot the stars by astronomy . . . . Here they developed that most awesome of all ideas - the idea of eternity.
N
I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got.
K
Errol Flynn died on a 70-foot boat with a 17-year-old girl. Walter has always wanted to go that way, but he's going to have to settle for a 17-footer with a 70-year-old.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On superficiality of television news; in "Newsweek," 5 Dec 1983.
R: In "Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World," by Edythe Draper, 1992.
A: "Eternal Egypt," on "CBS TV," 28 Jun 1980.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: Of husband Walter Cronkite by his wife Betty.
   


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