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Intimate. Revealing. Candid. Published by the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Conversations with Cronkite gives readers a rare glimpse into the life and times of Walter Cronkite in his own words. The book contains selections from interviews between the legendary journalist and an experienced oral historian--Cronkite's friend, Dr. Don Carleton.

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Hardcover, 374 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin
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Walter was charged with writing his autobiography so me years ago. He couldn't seem to just pull memories out his head. So he enlisted a guy to research his life and ask interview him. The recorded interviews helped him write his autobiography. These are the transcripts of those interviews. If you a Cronkite fan, you'll really like this book as you get his real opinion on those news stories he reported objectively, along with personal tidbits. There just aren't any news people I trust today like...more
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Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was an iconic American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for The CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962–81). During the heyday of CBS News in the 1970s and 1980s he was often cited in viewer opinion polls as "the most trusted man in America," because of his professional experience and avuncular demeanor. Cronkite died on July 17, 2009, at the age of 92 from cer...more
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