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Biography:
Birth Name: Walter Cronkite
Born: 11/04/1916
Birth Place: St. Joseph, Missouri, USA
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 07/17/2009

Born on Nov. 4, 1916 in St. Joseph, MO, Cronkite was raised in a solid middle class home - both his father, Walter Sr., and his grandfather were dentists, while his mother, Helen, was a homemaker. Ever since he was six years old, when he ran down the street with a copy of The Kansas City Star announcing the death of President Warren G. Harding, Cronkite wanted to be a newsman. After his family moved to Houston, TX, Cronkite took his first strides into journalism by writing articles for the Purple Pup at Sidney Lanier Middle School; later writing for the newspaper and working on the yearbook at San Jacinto High School. He attended the University of Texas in 1933, where wrote for The Daily Tex...

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On This Day: March 6

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Blitzkrieg! (2-Track Single)

I Can Hear It Now/The Sixties


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