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JFK assassinated 53 years ago today
00:51 — On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Watch CBS Evening News' Walter Cronkite deliver the shocking news t (more…)
Scott Pelley receives 2016 Cronkite award
01:30 — The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University honored "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley with the Walte (more…)
CBS News' Scott Pelley honored with Cronkite Award
23:58 — "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley told journalism students at Arizona State University that Walter Cronkite's legacy is still (more…)
"The Twentieth Century": The Sailing Oystermen
29:02 — Walter Cronkite hosts this documentary that examines a disappearing way of life for Chesapeake Bay skipjack sailors, dredging for oysters under restri (more…)
Scott Pelley reflects on Walter Cronkite
06:04 — On the day of Walter Cronkite's 100th birthday, "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley opened up about his memories of Cronkite and how the news legen (more…)
CBS News celebrate Cronkite's 100th birthday
01:14 — CBS News marks what would have been the 100th birthday of legendary TV news pioneer Walter Cronkite. He was born November 4th, 1916 in St. Joseph, Mis (more…)
Calendar: Week of October 31
01:13 — "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead, from Halloween and National Sandwich Day to the 100th anniversary of the birth (more…)
Liberty's Kids: Allies At Last Trailer
01:45 — James learns about religious freedom from Moses Michael Hayes while Sarah and Henri are in occupied Philadelphia. In Paris, Benjamin Franklin finally (more…)
Bob Schieffer on the moment that stunned the 1980 RNC
01:22 — The 1980 Republican National Convention held its collective breath when news broke that President Gerald Ford was considering being Ronald Reagan's ru (more…)
1980 : Walter Cronkite interviews Gerald Ford
00:37 — Walter Cronkite interviews Gerald Ford about the potential of being Ronald Reagan's VP. Ultimately, Reagan chose George H.W. Bush to fill the ticket.
President Carter makes history 37 years ago today
00:59 — All That Mattered 37 years ago today: Walter Cronkite hosted the program "Ask President Carter." It was the first time Americans could call and speak (more…)
This Day in History: Iran Hostage Crisis Ends
02:53 — The hostage crisis in Iran came to an end after 444 days. On January 20, 1981 the remaining Americans held in Tehran were released. The conflict had p (more…)
CBS News announces president's death
00:46 — Nov. 22, 1963: In an emotional moment, Walter Cronkite tells the world that President John F. Kennedy has died, half an hour after being shot in Dalla (more…)
JFK assassination: Cronkite informs a shocked nation
01:51 — "As The World Turns" was airing on CBS the afternoon of November 22, 1963, when Walter Cronkite broke in to tell the nation that President Kennedy had (more…)
Liberty's Kids: Bunker Hill Trailer
01:36 — With little ammunition, the Americans are ordered "Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes" in the first major battle of the war. Sarah sea (more…)
Liberty's Kids: Green Mountain Boys Trailer
01:42 — James heads to the Grants to cover the story of the settlers' struggle; Sarah goes hoping to find a place in the Green Mountains for her family to set (more…)
Liberty's Kids: Sybil Ludington Trailer
01:46 — James learns from the courageous Sybil Ludington that the thought of independence lies not only in the hearts of soldiers and determined young men, bu (more…)
Biography: Dwight D. Eisenhower Trailer
01:14 — Biography of WWII Commander and U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Liberty's Kids: The Turtle Trailer
01:57 — The kids think they've spotted a sea monster in New York harbor, but it turns out to be a new submersible craft invented by David Bushnell. James talk (more…)
Secrets Of The Dead: JFK: One Pm Central Standard Time Trailer
00:29 — The special recounts the riveting story of the reporting from Dallas and the New York CBS Newsroom from the moment President Kennedy was shot until Cr (more…)
Liberty's Kids: The Great Galvez Trailer
01:53 — Sarah is in London with her mother and is having doubts about belonging there. In the end, she finally decides she is an American. Meanwhile, James an (more…)
Liberty's Kids: Lafayette Arrives Trailer
01:49 — The Marquis de Lafayette, strongly sympathetic to the American cause, arrives in Philadelphia seeking a commission from the Continental Congress, insi (more…)
Liberty's Kids: Not Yet Begun To Fight Trailer
01:47 — Sarah's ship is wrecked on its way to England, and its passengers are rescued by American Naval Commander John Paul Jones. Off the coast of England, J (more…)
Liberty's Kids: Benedict Arnold Trailer
01:53 — James, Sarah and Henri are present when Benedict Arnold tries to hand West Point over to the British. Arnold's plot is uncovered, however, when his ac (more…)
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  • Birth Name: Walter Leland Cronkite Jr.
  • Birth Place: St. Joseph, MO
  • Died: July 17, 2009
  • Profession: Broadcast journalist

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