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Faygo Kid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-18-09 01:48 PM
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10. He is wonderful. Married for 65 years, until she died.
I can't imagine a better role model than Walter Cronkite.

All the crapheads on TV now should cower to think that he exists.
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  -Someone else mentioned this, but I miss Walter Cronkite. You, too? Then kick this. Faygo Kid  May-18-09 01:38 PM   #0 
  - I sorely regret having taken him for granted...  JuniperLea   May-18-09 01:39 PM   #1 
  - we always said goodnight Uncle Walter at the end of his broadcast.  roguevalley   May-18-09 02:11 PM   #18 
     - "And that's the way it was... "  JuniperLea   May-18-09 02:40 PM   #21 
  - recommend.  xchrom   May-18-09 01:40 PM   #2 
  - K&R I miss him, too. n/t  pleah   May-18-09 01:40 PM   #3 
  - I miss him too  WyLoochka   May-18-09 01:41 PM   #4 
  - Anyone remember when he came out and said the war was unwinable in Vietman.  Sequoia   May-18-09 01:42 PM   #5 
  - One of the most important statements in American history.  Faygo Kid   May-18-09 01:47 PM   #8 
  - "The most trusted man in America." Can you imagine any of today's newsheads being called that?  Gidney N Cloyd   May-18-09 01:44 PM   #6 
  - i can imagine any of them being CALLED that.  unblock   May-18-09 01:52 PM   #14 
  - When I was growing up Walter Cronkite was the voice of the news.  Arkansas Granny   May-18-09 01:45 PM   #7 
  - He is wonderful. Married for 65 years, until she died.  Faygo Kid   May-18-09 01:48 PM   #10 
  - That may be understating it...  damonm   May-18-09 01:49 PM   #11 
  - I grew up watching Walter Cronkite when I was younger.  bdamomma   May-18-09 01:48 PM   #9 
  - He's a spokesman for the Interfaith Alliance.  sinkingfeeling   May-18-09 01:49 PM   #12 
  - As a child, I learned to love history from watching "You are there."  JDPriestly   May-18-09 01:49 PM   #13 
  - I remember watching that when I was young. One episode that I especially remember  Arkansas Granny   May-18-09 02:06 PM   #17 
     - I was just thinking the same thing when I clicked on your thread. nt  tsuki   May-18-09 10:57 PM   #27 
  - Growing up in Oklahoma  yellerpup   May-18-09 01:52 PM   #15 
  - Thank you. Lovely post.  Faygo Kid   May-18-09 01:58 PM   #16 
     - Thanks, Kid.  yellerpup   May-18-09 03:08 PM   #23 
  - Every year that Bush was in office I missed Cronkite more and more  lunatica   May-18-09 02:12 PM   #19 
  - He predicted exactly what has happened to the "news" industry back in 1973.  Greyhound   May-18-09 02:15 PM   #20 
  - as a preschooler, I thought he *also* played Captain Kangaroo in the mornings  eShirl   May-18-09 03:01 PM   #22 
  - i went to college with one of his daughters  noiretextatique   May-18-09 04:26 PM   #24 
  - We are stuck with the likes of David Gregory today. Back then, there were Giants.  Faygo Kid   May-18-09 04:56 PM   #25 
  - He should have been allowed to do more specials. /nt  Festivito   May-18-09 10:11 PM   #26 
  - Those were the days before TV news went insane.  Lasher   May-19-09 08:21 AM   #28 
  - It was also before the networks decided to move the news  dflprincess   May-19-09 11:55 AM   #29 
  - I miss him a lot  Stargazer09   May-19-09 11:59 AM   #30 
  - Yes I miss him. I miss real news  BuelahWitch   May-19-09 12:22 PM   #31 
  - They don't make them like Walter anymore.  nevergiveup   May-19-09 01:03 PM   #32 
  - I love Rachel and Keith, but  intheflow   May-19-09 01:26 PM   #33 
  - Not only that  AlexDeLarge   May-19-09 01:33 PM   #34 
 

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