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Walter Cronkite

Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was born Nov. 4, 1916 and is now retired. Began his career as broadcast journalist in 1937. Best known as anchorman for CBS Evening News and ending his newscasts with ¿And that¿s the way it is.¿
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was born Nov. 4, 1916 and is now retired. Began his career as broadcast journalist in 1937. Best known as anchorman for CBS Evening News and ending his newscasts with ¿And that¿s the way it is.¿ « Show less

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  • Marylin Hudson dies at 76; book critic co-founded Round Table West

    Marylin Hudson dies at 76; book critic co-founded Round Table West
    A book club with a Hollywood sheen, the monthly literary luncheon known as Round Table West, took root in 1977 at a ballroom in the Ambassador Hotel and grew into the largest such gathering in the nation. Public relations executive Marylin Hudson was one...
  • Obama goes local to sell deficit message

    Obama goes local to sell deficit message
    President Obama takes his budget message on the road this week, with town hall meetings in Virginia, Nevada and California this week. But first he's reaching out to voters in a set of likely 2012 swing states by again inviting local television...
  • Goldberg: Blame it on Brokaw

    Goldberg: Blame it on Brokaw
    You know who I blame for the terrible tone in American politics? Tom Brokaw. No, not the man himself, but what he represents. Since Dan Rather famously beclowned himself, Brokaw stands as the last of the respected "voice of God" news anchors (CBS News...
  • Mike Wallace: Newsman's death symbolizes passing of an era

     
    Mike Wallace: The veteran CBS newsman has died at 93. His tenacious style helped define a generation of journalists but that style is becoming increasingly rare....
  • Brian Williams stays cool under fire (alarm) during 'Nightly News'

     
    Brian Williams continued to read the news while a fire alarm buzzed incessantly during the taping of the "NBC Nightly News." Brian Williams eventually had to smile and reassure viewers that he was not in danger....
  • Q+LA Ellen Barkin

     
    Opinionated in a way only a dyed-in-the-wool Bronx native can be....
  • Late Night: Ron Paul talks to Jon Stewart about media, markets

     
    Ron Paul: On "The Daily Show," presidential candidate Ron Paul talks to Jon Stewart about libertarianism and the free market....
  • Countdown to the last 'Oprah Winfrey Show': James Frey, Sarah Palin and the Meditation Room

     
    Farewell to "The Oprah Winfrey Show": a second episode with James Frey reveals more about Oprah, Sarah Palin and Oprah's Meditation Room...
  • The Osama bin Laden 'deathers'

     
    Hey, remember that whole royal wedding thing? And how about President Obama's birth certificate? Or even Major League Baseball's takeover of the Dodgers? Oh yeah, those. Google the topics last week and there were stories as far as the eye......
  • Relationship between CBS and Couric ending with a whimper, not a bang

     
    Katie Couric was chided by David Letterman this week for thinking of leaving her job as anchor of the CBS Evening News. "It's not like it's a temp gig," Letterman told Couric, reminding her that other anchors "ride into the......
  • Theater review: 'How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying' on Broadway

     
    Charles McNulty reviews Daniel Radcliffe in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" on Broadway...