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  • Highway in Missouri honors Cronkite

    Officials in northwest Missouri have formally dedicated a stretch of highway to honor news legend Walter Cronkite.

  • Ashbel Green, editor of Cronkite, dies at age 84

    Ashbel Green, a versatile and respected editor at Alfred A. Knopf who persuaded Gabriel Garcia Marquez to switch publishers, worked on Walter Cronkite's memoir and a foreign policy book by President George H.W. Bush and helped discover the crime classic "The Friends of Eddie Coyle," has died at age 84.

  • This July 1, 1952 file photo provided by CBS shows TV Washington newsman Walter Cronkite. (Photo: Associated Press)

    The List: Notable news broadcasters

    With the mighty Jim Lehrer retiring, let's look at some of the most famous folks who have delivered the news.

  • American Scene

    Walter Cronkite's final resting place will be next to his late wife in Missouri, where the two first met, his chief of staff said Saturday.

  • Culture Briefs

    Hail, hail

  • The unfairness doctrine

    Once upon a time in a faraway land known as the 1950s, political opinion on all three television networks ran the gamut from left to center-left.

  • The unfairness doctrine

    Once upon a time in a faraway land known as the 1950s, political opinion on all three television networks ran the gamut from left to center-left.

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  • I wanted to have my haircut like that and I wanted to be in a rock 'n' roll band," he says. "That was a major, major important event for the youth of America. My parents couldn't have been over 30 years old and they didn't dig the Beatles too much. They didn't dig the long hair."

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  • "In some ways with ESPN and additional media, the controversy would be bigger. It would never stop. They'd have to bring back Walter Cronkite. They'd cover the things I said and supposedly said on the evening news. That would be such fun," he wrote. "If I played today, I'd stay in trouble. I'd be in the commissioner's office all the time, I guess. I'd be everywhere _ including where I wasn't supposed to be."

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