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14.85 Cronkite

For decades, Walter Cronkite was known as "the most trusted man in America." Millions across the nation welcomed him into their homes, first as a print reporter for the United Press on the front lines of World War II, and later, in the emerging medium of television, as a host of numerous documentary programs and as anchor of the CBS Evening News, from 1962 until his retirement in 1981. Yet this very public figure, undoubtedly the twentieth century's most revered… (more)

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What's missing from "Cronkite" is a coherent, sharply articulated point of view of the sort that makes Robert Caro's multi-volume biography of LBJ so stimulating, albeit sometimes maddening.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Harper (May 29, 2012)

Collection: Harper

Format: EPUB

Page count: 832 pages

File size: 4.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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