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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:15 PM
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Walter Cronkite on Larry King; talking
about how messed up Iraq is and how we should get out NOW!
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AspenRose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:16 PM
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1. "And THAT's the way it is...."
Thanks Walter!
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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:17 PM
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2. Listen to the timber in the voice ...
Now is a chance to get out of Iraq now.

bless you Papa News.
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Prisoner_Number_Six Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:18 PM
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3. I miss Walter so much.
He's the last of the true journalists. There's absolutely nobody out there that comes close.
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femrap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 11:00 PM
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23. I love Walter...
he is part of an Inter-faith organization that really kicks those hypocritical religious righties in the butts.

Maybe this new movie, 'Good Night and Good Luck' will awaken the Press and get them to take their responsibilities seriously again.
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dflprincess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:19 PM
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4. Will Bush have the sense to realize what LBJ did?
"If I've lost Cronkite, I've lost the country."
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Tatiana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:23 PM
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5. Walter Cronkite: "We are an ignorant nation at this time." n/t
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highplainsdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:23 PM
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6. "We're an ignorant nation now."
True -- the electorate is undereducated and uninformed, and we ARE in danger of losing our democracy.
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Spazito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:24 PM
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7. Thanks for the reminder!
I am watching now, he is so extraordinary, so fascinating and his credibility is beyond question.
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jarnocan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:26 PM
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8. great
http://www.thepeacealliance.org/events/conf/cronkite_tr... here is a link about him from the Peace alliance/ Dept of Peace people http://jarnocan.blogspot.com there are toll free numbers you can call BTW to ask for an Exit Plan. http://www.millionphonemarch.com/
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YvonneCa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:31 PM
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9. Thank you, Sir!
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 08:32 PM by YvonneCa
Walter Cronkite will be heard by the public and listened to by others in the media. I have been waiting for him to speak out about the state of our country. He is a very knowledgeable man about our country, its history, and foreign policy. I was afraid we might lose him before he decided to speak up.
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:38 PM
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10. It was magical!
I was transported back to a time when the news was the news and not an extension of Access Hollywood.

How I miss his voice!

He's absolutely correct, we are so dumbed down that most should not be allowed to vote for anyone running for any office.

How I wish he would do a documentary about this war and show these "youngins" how a real news man does it.
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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:52 PM
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11. Papa News Rules
He saw it all in WW II and then worked w/ the best and saw it
as a calling to report the facts to the best of his ability
unlike soooooo many now.

BTW i think Walter would like to sit on the porch of the Summer
House @ Gull Bay.
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:57 PM
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12. I believe he would too as long as
there was a sailboat involved. :hug: :loveya:
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Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:19 PM
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18. Walter's definitely a guy I'd like to have a beer with
A living American treasure.

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stickdog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 12:21 AM
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30. I used to have a friend who drank Carling's Black Label beer
in cans.

I was over at his house one day with another friend who started giving him shit about always drinking such a "no class beer." So the next time we came by, he had printed out a bunch of photo of Walter Conkrite and wrapped one around each can of Black Label and taped it in place. Then he said, "OK, from now on we're drinking Cronkites, and you can't name me one beer in the world with more class than that."
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Nothing Without Hope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 12:00 AM
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29. He would surely never lack for an adoring audience there.
Can you imagine listening to his stories and insights? This generation has no idea what it was to have a familiar news figure you felt you could trust to tell you what was really happening. His integrity was and is unquestioned.

Yes, he'd be a major hit at Gull Bay. Even stranded Norweigian skiiers could not begin to compere with that gentleman.
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tabasco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:05 PM
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13. Thank you Mr. Cronkite !!
Why don't men like Walter Cronkite become President??
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dretceterini Donating Member (329 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:50 PM
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21. Why don't people like Cronkite become president?
because they are honest and can't be corrupted??
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