Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Walter Cronkite on Larry King; talking

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU
 
babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:15 PM
Original message
Walter Cronkite on Larry King; talking
about how messed up Iraq is and how we should get out NOW!
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
AspenRose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:16 PM
Response to Original message
1. "And THAT's the way it is...."
Thanks Walter!
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:17 PM
Response to Original message
2. Listen to the timber in the voice ...
Now is a chance to get out of Iraq now.

bless you Papa News.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Prisoner_Number_Six Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:18 PM
Response to Original message
3. I miss Walter so much.
He's the last of the true journalists. There's absolutely nobody out there that comes close.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
femrap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 11:00 PM
Response to Reply #3
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.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
dflprincess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:19 PM
Response to Original message
4. Will Bush have the sense to realize what LBJ did?
"If I've lost Cronkite, I've lost the country."
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Tatiana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:23 PM
Response to Original message
5. Walter Cronkite: "We are an ignorant nation at this time." n/t
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
highplainsdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:23 PM
Response to Original message
6. "We're an ignorant nation now."
True -- the electorate is undereducated and uninformed, and we ARE in danger of losing our democracy.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Spazito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:24 PM
Response to Original message
7. Thanks for the reminder!
I am watching now, he is so extraordinary, so fascinating and his credibility is beyond question.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
jarnocan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:26 PM
Response to Original message
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/
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
YvonneCa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:31 PM
Response to Original message
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.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:38 PM
Response to Original message
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.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:52 PM
Response to Reply #10
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.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 08:57 PM
Response to Reply #11
12. I believe he would too as long as
there was a sailboat involved. :hug: :loveya:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:19 PM
Response to Reply #11
18. Walter's definitely a guy I'd like to have a beer with
A living American treasure.

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
stickdog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 12:21 AM
Response to Reply #18
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."
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Nothing Without Hope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 12:00 AM
Response to Reply #11
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.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
tabasco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:05 PM
Response to Original message
13. Thank you Mr. Cronkite !!
Why don't men like Walter Cronkite become President??
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
dretceterini Donating Member (329 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:50 PM
Response to Reply #13
21. Why don't people like Cronkite become president?
because they are honest and can't be corrupted??
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
davikim Donating Member (66 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:09 PM
Response to Original message
14. Listenning to Walter tonite
I got homesick for America.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
tnlefty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:14 PM
Response to Reply #14
16. Welcome to DU, davikim.
:hi:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
davikim Donating Member (66 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:20 PM
Response to Reply #16
19. thanks
I'm from a rigid RW area and needed someone to talk intelligently with....this is a great place
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Turn CO Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:38 PM
Response to Reply #14
20. Welcome to DU!
obligatory waving smiley: :hi:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
MidnightWind Donating Member (428 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:11 PM
Response to Original message
15. Replay tonight at Midnight Eastern on CNN
Watch it people-it's a great interview.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Bernardo de La Paz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:17 PM
Response to Original message
17. When Cronkite turned against Vietnam War, was beginning of the end.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
FreedomAngel82 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 11:49 PM
Response to Reply #17
27. Yes
I saw him on the PBS sixties special and he was truly the best from everything I've read on him and all he's done. I wish we could have another Cronkite. I think Jennings could've been the next. God rest his soul.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
young_at_heart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 09:57 PM
Response to Original message
22. Walter Cronkite is missed......a LOT!
Who did we watch when Kennedy was killed? Who did we watch when man first went into space and when man first walked on the moon? Who did we know we could trust to be honest and reliable? Walter Cronkite.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 11:24 PM
Response to Reply #22
24. I remember him and Eric Sevareid and Edward R Murrow and all of them. I
was watching when Kennedy died and Uncle Walter, which is what we always called him, cried. I thought the world was going to be over when he did that. He is a treasure.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
medeak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 11:42 PM
Response to Reply #24
25. yep...will never forget
came home at lunch at 4th grade and heard uncle Walt break the news...

all alone but he was my family at the time.. he's a member of my family and always will be.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 11:47 PM
Response to Reply #24
26. Severeid: No society is more than seven meals away from chaos
Words to that effect.

Saw it on one of the newschannels in the last few weeks.

Discussion was obviously about NOLA. Quote was shown on screen with appropriate attributes to Eric Severeid.

Anybody familiar with the direct quote?

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
FreedomAngel82 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 11:50 PM
Response to Reply #22
28. Mike Malloy just mentioned this
;) About Kennedy and the moon.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
DU AdBot (1000+ posts) Click to send private message to this author Click to view 
this author's profile Click to add 
this author to your buddy list Click to add 
this author to your Ignore list Sun Sep 14th 2014, 09:28 PM
Response to Original message
Advertisements [?]
 Top

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC