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And that's the way it is. ---->>>

In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.

In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.

America's health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.

America's health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.

Objective journalism and an opinion column are about as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine. ---->>>

I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got. ---->>>

We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary act of intelligently selecting our leaders. ---->>>

I want to say that probably 24 hours after I told CBS that I was stepping down at my 65th birthday, I was already regretting it. And I regretted it every day since.

I want to say that probably 24 hours after I told CBS that I was stepping down at my 65th birthday, I was already regretting it. And I regretted it every day since.

There is no such thing as a little freedom. Either you are all free, or you are not free.

There is no such thing as a little freedom. Either you are all free, or you are not free.

Our job is only to hold up the mirror - to tell and show the public what has happened. ---->>>

I think it is absolutely essential in a democracy to have competition in the media, a lot of competition, and we seem to be moving away from that. ---->>>

Everything is being compressed into tiny tablets. You take a little pill of news every day - 23 minutes - and that's supposed to be enough. ---->>>

The perils of duck hunting are great - especially for the duck.

The perils of duck hunting are great - especially for the duck.

When you're bringing in a fairly unknown candidate challenging a sitting president, the population needs a lot more information than reduced coverage provides. ---->>>

I think somebody ought to do a survey as to how many great, important men have quit to spend time with their families who spent any more time with their family. ---->>>

I've gone from the most trusted man in America to one of the most debated. ---->>>

Dan Rather and I just aren't especially chummy. ---->>>

There's a little more ego involved in these jobs than people might realize. ---->>>

The great sadness of my life is that I never achieved the hour newscast, which would not have been twice as good as the half-hour newscast, but many times as good. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-04, 1916
Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, U.S.
Die: 07-17, 2009
Occupation: Journalist
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Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009) was an American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962–1981). During the heyday of CBS News in the 1960s and 1970s, he was often cited as "the most trusted man in America" after being so named in an opinion poll (wikipedia)