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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: 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…)
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…)
Liberty's Kids: Going Home Trailer
01:58 — Sarah goes to New York to get the story of the fate of the loyalists. Moses helps Cato travel to New York, where Cato departs for Nova Scotia with Mrs (more…)
Liberty's Kids: United We Stand Trailer
01:56 — Moses lets James report on Congress, and after a British soldier is "tarred and feathered," James learns about the ugliness of mob rule, when emotions (more…)
We're Back, A Dinosaur's Story
02:24 — 4 lovable dinosaurs time-travel to modern day New York City to give kids the thrill of a lifetime. A Steven Spielberg production!
Liberty's Kids: Across The Delaware Trailer
01:53 — James knows a secret about a captured spy named John Honeyman, butg he can't tell anyone- not even Sarah. Using the element of surprise, General Washi (more…)
Liberty's Kids: A New Frontier Trailer
01:38 — Sarah decides to go off into the wild Ohio frontier to find her father. While she's there, some friendly Native Americans offer assistance. An English (more…)
Liberty's Kids: The Man Who Wouldn't Be King Trailer
01:38 — In Newburgh, New York, some members of Washington's officer corps want him to become King, but Washington puts down the revolt. James tells Sarah and (more…)
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  • Birth Name: Walter Leland Cronkite Jr.
  • Birth Place: St. Joseph, MO
  • Birthday: November 4, 1916, Scorpio
  • Died: July 17, 2009
  • Profession: Broadcast journalist

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