Elizabeth Anne VanderPutten - Star Gazing with Jean

Newsman Walter Cronkite - Guest
1999 Kennedy Center Honors


The news broadcaster often called “the most trusted journalist” in the United States, Walter Cronkite anchored the CBS Evening News from 1962 to 1981. His career with CBS began in 1950, and in 1952 he covered the first televised presidential convention.

Cronkite's four-plus decades of broadcasting covered the most influential stories and figures of the 20th-century, including his famed coverage of the moon landing, the war in Vietnam, and the Sixties counterculture.

 


Photo by Jean Pollack