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Walter Cronkite

Paul Westman

Walter Cronkite

the most trusted man in America

by Paul Westman

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Dillon Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cronkite, Walter -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Cronkite, Walter.,
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Journalists.

    • About the Edition

      A brief biography of the CBS newsman, anchorman for television"s longest-running news show.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Paul Westman ; illustrated by Reg Sandland.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesTaking part books
      ContributionsSandland, Reg.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN4874.C84 W4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4418529M
      ISBN 100875181872
      LC Control Number79022686
      OCLC/WorldCa5493207

        Douglas Brinkley presents the definitive, revealing biography of an American legend: renowned news anchor Walter acclaimed author and historian, Brinkley has drawn upon recently disclosed letters, diaries, and other artifacts at the recently opened Cronkite Archive to bring detail and depth to this deeply personal also interviewed nearly two hundred of Cronkite’s /5(7). Cronkite announcing the assassination of J.F.K., on Novem , as seen from a TV monitor. His TV career began in , when he hosted a late-evening news : Louis Menand.

      Famed CBS reporter Walter Cronkite recalls covering the Nuremberg war crimes trials in We hear some of the dramatic coverage -- and how the trials still echo in the events of today. The Cronkite Book Club will meet to discuss the book, “Less” By Andrew Sean Greer. New members are welcome! Cronkite Book Club | Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

      This book contains the memoirs of Walter Cronkite, pioneering television journalist. Cronkite begins by describing his childhood briefly, noting that even as a youngster, he was pulled to journalism. He credits a volunteer journalism teacher in his high school for introducing him to the rigors of print journalism, but once started, he was by: More editions of Walter Cronkite's Greatest Shows of the 20th Century with Book(s): Walter Cronkite's Greatest Shows of the 20th Century with Book(s): ISBN ( .


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Throughout this memoir, Walter Cronkite comes across as very humble. It's pretty amazing and becomes even more so as you read this book and realize just how much the man has done. A pretty amazing overview of recent history and you get to read about Patton crying like a baby (see the by: Walter Cronkite has 69 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Walter Cronkite’s most popular book is   Walter Cronkite exemplified the glorious age of trusted journalism. In this deeply researched and brilliantly analytic biography, Douglas Brinkley captures his essence. He treats Cronkite as not just an icon, but as a real human with passions, loves, and occasional enmities.

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Walter Cronkite, an obscure year-old United Press wire service reporter, married Betsy Maxwell on /5(6). Walter Cronkite was born on November 4,in St.

Joseph, Missouri. Raised in Houston, Texas, he decided to become a journalist after reading a magazine article about a foreign : Walter Cronkite, “The Most Trusted Man in America," had a liberal bias that tainted his news judgment most of his career, his biographer told in an exclusive interview.

“Cronkite tried to stay objective and was throughout the ’50s and early ’60s, but Vietnam turned it for him,” Rice University historian and “Cronkite” author Douglas Brinkley told The book, written with the cooperation of Cronkite and his family, recounts the remarkable career for which he is justly revered: the forging of a no-nonsense newscast that began as a mere 15 Author: Howard Kurtz.

Walter Cronkite is as talented and influential an author as he is a reporter, and his book is honest, forthcoming and powerful, capturing not only his career but also how he affected others throughout his life/5.

Walter Cronkite, in full Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr., (born November 4,St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S.—died JNew York, New York), American journalist and pioneer of television news programming who became known as “the most trusted man in America.”He was the longtime anchor of the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite (–81), for which he reported on many of the most.

Douglas Brinkley presents the definitive, revealing biography of an American legend: renowned news anchor Walter Cronkite. An acclaimed author and historian, Brinkley has drawn upon recently disclosed letters, diaries, and other artifacts at the recently opened Cronkite Archive to bring detail and depth to this deeply personal portrait.

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The CBS anchor is remembered as a media giant who gruffly championed hard-hitting journalism. This is a mostly justifiable assessment. Walter Cronkite wrote his own biography and the story of his "reporter's life" in just the way he wanted us to remember him.

Historian David Brinkley brilliantly picks up the thread of Cronkite's own words and weaves a much deeper, richer, fuller and nuanced telling /5(). by Walter Cronkite ‧ RELEASE DATE: Dec. 16, Personal and professional memories (though never intimate- -that's not his style) from a man not much given to ``self- oriented, navel-examining profundities,'' revealing a scrupulous, genial, generous spirit possessing a passionate, informed concern for the future of journalism.

This was Walter Cronkite on Nov. 22,announcing the death of John F. Kennedy. It was consummate Cronkite — unscripted, authentic and heartfelt. Walter Cronkite IV with his boss, CBS News bureau chief Chris Isham, who, with wife Jennifer Maguire, hosted a book party for Cronkite at their Cleveland Park home.

As the anchorman of the top-rated CBS Evening News, and “the most. UntilWalter Cronkite believed what his government told him about the Vietnam War. He was an old-school journalist, a patriot, a man who came of.

Walter Cronkite ‘wanted to destroy’ Dan Rather out of jealousy that he was younger and making more money than him, a new book claims. The veteran broadcaster despised his.

CRONKITE: You know, I love my--the people at Knopf, who edited and publicized this book and did a beautiful job of it. But I really must say, quite honestly, that in arranging these tours, these book tours, most of the lessons they've learned have come from the manual of the Iranian terrorists, I.

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the prominent figures that played a part in his life due to his position and popularity. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Walter Cronkite books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.O1 - A first edition (stated first printing) hardcover book SIGNED by Walter Cronkite on the front free endpaper in very good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected.

Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and some long tears on the edges and corners, light wrinkling and crease on the front flap, light tanning and shelf wear.