Charles Kuralt

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Charles Kuralt


Born
in Wilmington, North Carolina, The United States
September 10, 1934

Died
July 04, 1997

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Charles Kuralt was an award-winning American journalist. He was most widely known for his long career with CBS, first for his "On the Road" segments on The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, and later as the first anchor of CBS News Sunday Morning, a position he held for fifteen years.

Kuralt's "On the Road" segments were recognized twice with personal Peabody Awards. The first, awarded in 1968, cited those segments as heartwarming and "nostalgic vignettes"; in 1975, the award was for his work as a U.S. "bicentennial historian"; his work "capture[d] the individuality of the people, the dynamic growth inherent in the area, and ...the rich heritage of this great nation." He shared in a third Peabody awarded to CBS News Sunday Morning.
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Average rating: 3.98 · 2,091 ratings · 246 reviews · 32 distinct worksSimilar authors
Charles Kuralt's America

3.99 avg rating — 890 ratings — published 1995 — 9 editions
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A Life on the Road

3.97 avg rating — 539 ratings — published 1990 — 8 editions
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On the Road with Charles Ku...

4.01 avg rating — 312 ratings — published 1985 — 11 editions
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Charles Kuralt's American M...

3.82 avg rating — 135 ratings — published 1995 — 8 editions
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To The Top Of The World: Th...

3.78 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1968 — 2 editions
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Charles Kuralt's Christmas

4.28 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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The Charles Kuralt Collecti...

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Charles Kuralt's Summer

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Dateline America

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Charles Kuralt's Spring Cas...

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“It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals.”
Charles Kuralt

“Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything.”
Charles Kuralt

“The Mississippi River carries the mud of thirty states and two provinces 2,000 miles south to the delta and deposits 500 million tons of it there every year. The business of the Mississippi, which it will accomplish in time, is methodically to transport all of Illinois to the Gulf of Mexico.”
Charles Kuralt

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