Saturday, July 18, 2009

legendary journalist Walter Cronkite passed away; age 92

The 92 year-old legendary CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite, died at 7:42 p.m. at his home in New York on Friday after battling cerebrovascular disease, July 17.

Walter served as anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News from 1962 to 1981.

One of Cronkite's trademarks was ending the CBS Evening News with the phrase, "...And that's the way it is."

Here's a clip of Walter Cronkite breaking the news about the death of JFK on November 22, 1963.

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