Last Updated: Friday, February 05, 2021
DATE OF BIRTH
BEST KNOWN FOR
ANCHORMAN FOR CBS EVENING NEWS FOR 19 YEARS, OFTEN DUBBED AS "THE MOST TRUSTED MAN IN AMERICA" DURING HIS TIME ON THE AIR; COVERED THE BOMBINGS IN WWII, THE NUREMBERG TRIALS, COMBAT IN THE VIETNAM WAR, DAWSON'S FIELD HIJACKINGS, WATERGATE, IRAN HOSTAGE CRISIS, THE ASSASSINATIONS OF JFK, MARTIN LUTHER KING JR, AND JOHN LENNON
CAUSE OF DEATH
walter cronkite died on 07/17/2009 at the age of 92.
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