CBS Anchorman, Walter Cronkite Dies at 92

Famed CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite, in this March 6, 1981 photo, talks on the phone at his office, prior to his final newscast as CBS anchorman in New York City. (AP Photo)

Famed CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite, in this March 6, 1981 photo, talks on the phone at his office, prior to his final newscast as CBS anchorman in New York City. (AP Photo)

The New York Times is reporting that iconic news anchor, Walter Cronkite has died after a battle with cancer. He was 92. Cronite, who was known as the most trusted man in America seved as the anchor for the CBS news for over 19 years. During his tenure with CBS, Cronkite reported some of the biggest news events in history, from the Vietman War and  President Kennedy’s assassination to President Nixon’s Watergate scandal and resignation.

For a full look at his long and successful journalism career, read the coverage of his death at Variety.com: Cronkite Story

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