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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Watch Walter Cronkite report on solar eclipse in 1979
05:03 — Monday's total solar eclipse will be the first over the continental U.S. since February 26, 1979. That night on the "CBS Evening News," Walter Cronkit (more…)
Walter Cronkite reports on 1979 solar eclipse
00:32 — Legendary CBS News journalist Walter Cronkite anchored coverage of the last total solar eclipse in the U.S. in 1979.
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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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