Walter Cronkite

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  • Birth Name: Walter Leland Cronkite Jr.
  • Birth Place: St. Joseph, Missouri, United States
  • Died: July 17, 2009
  • Profession: Broadcast journalist

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  • Birth Name: Walter Leland Cronkite Jr.
  • Birth Place: St. Joseph, Missouri, United States
  • Died: July 17, 2009
  • Profession: Broadcast journalist

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