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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 17, 2009|
|Born:||November 4, 1916||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||St. Joseph, Missouri, USA||Profession:||Editing ...|
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Was a reporter for <i>The Houston Press</i> as as their campus correspondent
Returned to Kansas City, MO and worked as an announcer for KCMO
Began working for the United Press Wire Service; reassigned by the wire service to their New York office in 1941
Was the chief correspondent at Nuremberg trials and served as the bureau chief in Moscow for two years
Signed a three year deal with Discovery Communications, parent company of the Discovery Channel and the Learning Channel to anchor, executive produce, and executive edit various projects
Broadway debut, providing voice-over for "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"
Successfully underwent heart bypass surgery to repair
Recruited by Edward R. Murrow to join CBS News
Began working at WTOP-TV, the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C.
Anchored the first nationally-televised Democratic and Republican National Conventions
Hosted CBS' reenactment series that covered famous historical events, "You Are There"
Narrated the long-running documentary program "The 20th Century" (CBS); renamed "The 21st Century" in 1967
Succeeded Douglas Edwards as anchorman of the "CBS Evening News"
Widely remembered for breaking the news of the death of President John F. Kennedy
Remembered for his coverage of the landing of the first manned spacecraft on the moon
Made a cameo appearance as himself in an episode of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" (CBS)
Hosted a 30-minute series on the complexities of modern life, "Walter Cronkite's Universe" (CBS)
Had a cameo role in the film "A Private Battle"
Narrated the IMAX film about the Space Shuttle, "The Dream is Alive"
Was the narrator's voice in the EPCOT Center attraction, "Spaceship Earth," at Walt Disney World
Provided the voice of Captain Neweyes in the animated film "We're Back: A Dinosaur's Story"
Provided the voice of the titular book in the Broadway revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"
Narrated the eight-part Discovery Channel special "Cronkite Remembers"
Voiced Benjamin Franklin in the educational series, "Liberty's Kids"
Wrote a syndicated opinion column for <i>King Features Syndicate</i>
Contributed to <i>The Huffington Post</i>
Appeared briefly in the documentary "The American Ruling Class"
The 90-minute documentary "Walter Cronkite: Witness to History" was aired on PBS
Provided the voiceover introduction to the "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric"
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