Death of Walter Cronkite

November 4, 1916 - July 17, 2009
New York, New York | Age 92

Legendary CBS anchor, "CBS Evening News," dies at 92
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By FRAZIER MOORE - AP Television Writer

NEW YORK - Walter Cronkite, the premier TV anchorman of the networks' golden age who reported a tumultuous time with reassuring authority and came to be called "the most trusted man in America," died Friday. He was 92.

Cronkite died at 7:42 p.m. with his family by his side at his Manhattan home after a long illness, CBS vice president Linda Mason said. Marlene Adler, Cronkite's chief of staff, said Cronkite died of cerebrovascular...

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