By Dennis Phillips
A staple in the American society is the news anchor. Think back to the inception of television news broadcast and the name that should come to mind is Texan Walter Cronkite. Cronkite was the anchorman for the CBS evening news for 19 years, but at a pivotal time in American history, 1962-1981. Cronkite was well known as “the most trusted man in America,” covering national events that included the moonwalk, Watergate, Vietnam War, the assassinations of president John F. Kennedy, civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King and Beatles musician John Lennon.
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