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Walter Cronkite "And that's the way it is!"

A power point to explore the life and career of the journalist and his achievements.

Katelynn Spencer

on 11 April 2013

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Transcript of Walter Cronkite "And that's the way it is!"

Walter Cronkite "And that's the way it is!" * The first to report the moon landing
* The murders of, JFK, Martin Luther King, Jr., and John Lennon
* Combat in the Vietnam War and WWII Most Remembered Stories *And that’s the way it is.
*America’s health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.
*Objective journalism and an opinion column are about as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine. His quotes Cronkite's opinion on the subject Journalism Walter Cronkite was an American broadcast journalist.
He is mainly remembered for being the anchorman for the CBS nightly news for 19 years.
During the 1960's and 1970's he was known as "the most trusted man in America" Why the fame? Born on November 4, 1916 in Saint Joseph, Missouri
To his mother Helen Lena and father (a dentist) Dr. Walter Leland Cronkite
*Walter was a Jr.! *
On March 30, 1940 Cronkite married his only wife, Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Maxwell Cronkite. They were married nearly 65 years until Betsy's death of cancer.
Together they had three children, one of which grew up to be American actress Kathy Cronkite
Walter eventually passed away on July 17, 2009 Personal information * www.youtube.com
* http://quotes.wordpress.com/2009/07/01/walter-cronkite-quotes/
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Cronkite
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