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#4: TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE MOVIES LEARN TO TALK
1959-10-25, WCBS, 26 min.
Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite narrates a history of the talking motion pictures.
#11: TWENTIETH CENTURY: TURN OF THE CENTURY
1960-02-28, WCBS, 25 min.
Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite narrates.
#15: TWENTIETH CENTURY: PARIS IN THE TWENTIES
1960-04-17, WCBS, 26 min.
Walter Cronkite, Janet Flanner

Walter Cronkite narrates.
#17: TWENTIETH CENTURY: FIORELLO LAGUARDIA
1960-04-24, WCBS, 26 min.
Walter Cronkite, Fannie Hurst, Fiorello LaGuardia

Walter Cronkite narrates.
#23: TWENTIETH CENTURY: PERON AND EVITA
1960-05-15, WCBS, 27 min.
Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite narrates.
#866: 1960 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, THE
1960-07-13, WCBS, 163 min.
Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow, Howard K. Smith, John F. Kennedy, Neil Strawser, Eleanor Roosevelt, Adlai E. Stevenson, Paul Butler, Orville L. Freeman, Bernie Eismann, Nancy Hanschman, Betty Furness, Lowell Thomas, Alexander Kendrick, Lyndon B. Johnson

Walter Cronkite and Edward R. Murrow anchor convention coverage. A retrospective declaration of candidacy for President of the United States is announced by Senator John F. Kennedy. Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, the majority leader of the senate, speaks. Back live on the convention floor, Bernie Eismann talks to Minnesota Governor Orville L. Freeman; it was he who put Kennedy's name into nomination. Edward R. Murrow talks to Lowell Thomas. Adlai Stevenson introduces Eleanor Roosevelt who speaks before the convention. Neil Strawser talks to the Democratic National Committee chairman Paul Butler. 3000 delegates are represented as roll call begins the 1500 vote procedure. It takes 761 votes to nominate the choice for president. We hear each state cast their votes. John Kennedy, 43, becomes the third youngest nominee in history. Nancy Hanschman reports from Johnson headquarters. Adlai Stevenson is interviewed. Kennedy speaks to the convention, thanking them for his nomination. Benedition and the National Anthem end the evening for July 13th. Cronkite and Murrow rap it up with final thoughts. Betty Furness does a Westinghouse Total Elective Home Commercial. July 14th & 15th coverage present the nomination for Vice President. Earlier coverage by Kennedy at a press conference confirms Lyndon B. Johnson as his choice for the Vice President running mate. Nancy Hanschman interviews Johnson. There is coverage of the LBJ press conference. John F. Kennedy gives a 22 minute acceptance speech to the convention. Alexander Kendrick, Howard K. Smith, Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite evaluate the JFK speech. Spokeswoman for Westinghouse, Betty Furness, gives praise to Cronkite for his coverage of the National Democratic Convention.             
#38: 1960 REPUBLICAN CONVENTION, THE
1960-07-28, WCBS, 121 min.
David Brinkley, Walter Cronkite, Chet Huntley, Richard M. Nixon, Edward R. Murrow, John Daly, Martin Agronsky, Henry Cabot Lodge, Nelson Rockefeller, Leon Thompson, Edwin Newman, Tricia Nixon

Highlights, including Richard M. Nixon's entire 52 min. acceptance speech are covered by newsmen Chet Huntley, David Brinkley, Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow, John Daly and Martin Agronsky from all three networks. Additional speeches are heard from Henry Cabot Lodge and from Nelson Rockefeller. In a memorable moment of television, we listen to Richard M. Nixon, who chats with shoe shine boy Leon Thompson. They talk about baseball and politics. Nixon introduces his daughter Tricia Nixon to Leon. Back in the NBC studios, Edwin Newman comments with a chuckle and signs off.
#873: FOURTH NIXON-KENNEDY DEBATE, THE
1960-10-21, ABC/NBC/CBS, 60 min.
Walter Cronkite, John Chancellor, Richard M. Nixon, John F. Kennedy, John Edwards, Frank Singiser, Quincy Howe

Televised on all three networks. Quincy Howe moderates this final fourth debate between Vice President Richard M. Nixon and Senator John F. Kennedy. The subject is Foreign Policy and the topics include Latin America, Fidel Castro, the space race, the Soviet Union, nuclear testing, future Summit conferences and Communism as a threat. The panelists asking questions are John Edwards, Frank Singiser, John Chancellor and Walter Cronkite.
#63: INAUGURATION CEREMONIES OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY
1961-01-20, WCBS, 57 min.
Walter Cronkite, Charles Collingwood, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Edward R. Murrow, Howard K. Smith, John F. Kennedy, Nancy Hodgeman, Lynda Bird Johnson, Lucy Johnson, Averell W. Harriman, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Robert F. Kennedy

CBS coverage with Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood, Howard K. Smith and others provide commentary on this eventful day. We hear the last 14 minutes of President John F. Kennedy's 15 minute inauguration speech. In addition, Nancy Hodgeman interviews Lynda Bird Johnson and Lucy Johnson, Robert Kennedy, and Gov. Averell Harriman. Charles Collingwood reports from the Mayflower Hotel where the inaugural luncheon is covered. There are retrospective original audios heard of Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, and Dwight D. Eisenhower being sworn into office plus the oath of office taken today by President John F. Kennedy. Howard K. Smith commentary and analysis follows.
#99: DOUGLAS EDWARDS AND THE NEWS
1961-07-21, WCBS, 5 min.
Walter Cronkite, Gus Grissom, Douglas Edwards

The opening of the telecast is heard and a report on Gus Grissom's return from space. Walter Cronkite reports in the field.
#153: TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE MAN WHO SPIED ON PEARL HARBOR
1961-12-03, WCBS, 25 min.
Walter Cronkite, Takeo Yoshikawa

Walter Cronkite narrates the story of Takeo Yoshikawa, a Japanese spy, who relayed information from his post in Honolulu to his Navy about Pearl Harbor.
#168: TWENTIETH CENTURY: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
1962-02-18, WCBS, 26 min.
Walter Cronkite, Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright's life is remembered by his wife and former associates. Wright, the architect, is represented in this tribute, narrated by Walter Cronkite.
#170: EYEWITNESS: JOHN GLENN'S HOMECOMING
1962-02-23, WCBS, 25 min.
Walter Cronkite, John Glenn

Walter Cronkite reviews astronaut John Glenn's first United States manned orbital flight.
#173: TWENTIETH CENTURY: AGE OF ANXIETY
1962-02-25, WCBS, 26 min.
Walter Cronkite, William Menninger, Karl Menninger

Walter Cronkite visits the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas, and talks with Dr. William Menninger and Dr. Karl Menninger about the past and present of psychiatry.
#179: TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE WOMEN GET THE VOTE
1962-03-18, WCBS, 25 min.
Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite narrates the history of the American and British suffragette from 1900 to 1920.
#185: TWENTIETH CENTURY: FIRST MAN ON THE MOON
1962-04-01, WCBS, 25 min.
Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite narrated this documentary on the human factors that had to be considered in future space travel, seven years before Neil Armstrong actually landed on the moon.
#238: CBS EVENING NEWS WITH WALTER CRONKITE, THE
1962-08-06, WCBS, 6 min.
Walter Cronkite, Kim Novak, Marilyn Monroe

Walter Cronkite, who began anchoring the CBS Evening News only three and a half months prior to this newscast, reports on the death of Marilyn Monroe. By closed circuit television, he also discusses the tragic death with Kim Novak and signs off the air with his familiar "And That's The Way It Is Aug. 6th 1962."
#452: 20TH CENTURY: THE WESTERN HERO
1963-04-21, WCBS, 25 min.
Walter Cronkite, Stanley Kramer, William S. Hart

Walter Cronkite narrates and traces the changing role of the hero in movies and TV westerns since the turn of the century. Stanley Kramer and William S. Hart, among others, are heard.
#929: CBS EVENING NEWS WITH WALTER CRONKITE
1963-09-02, WCBS, 30 min.
Walter Cronkite, Henry Cabot Lodge, John F. Kennedy, Dan Rather, Nelson Benton, Bernard Kalb, Henry Cabot, Peter Kalisher, Ted Mack, Eric Sevareid

Walter Cronkite anchors the first network half-hour daily prime time news program. Till now news was telecast for fifteen minutes, weekday evenings. This first half-hour show features a special Cronkite interview with President John F. Kennedy...less than twelve weeks prior to Kennedy's assassination. Nelson Benton reports on anxious moments in Alabama as school integration is being tested. Dan Rather reports from Louisiana on Negro demonstrations. Bernard Kalb reports on Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, and Eric Sevareid comments on today's 69 year old Labor Day Holiday. From Tokyo, Peter Kalisher reports on the first Broadway play to be staged in Japan, "My Fair Lady." Walter Cronkite signs off. This broadcast includes original commercials used throughout the telecast: Paxton Cigarettes, Ted Mack for Geritol, Annacin tablets, and Crest toothpaste.
#6054: CBS EVENING NEWS WITH WALTER CRONKITE
1963-09-02, CBS, 30 min.
Walter Cronkite

April 16, 1962-March 6, 1981. On April 16, 1962, Walter Cronkite replaced Douglas Edwards and became the anchor on "The CBS Evening News" which ran 15 minutes Monday thru Friday in primetime. The broadcast expanded to 30 minutes on September 2, 1963.
#937: CBS FIRST LIVE BULLETIN AND LIVE COVERAGE OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY'S ASSASSINATION AND FUNERAL
1963-11-22, WCBS, 150 min.
Walter Cronkite, Harry S. Truman, Richard M. Nixon, John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, Mike Wallace, Harry Reasoner, Robert Pierpoint, Dan Rather, Abraham Lincoln, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Henry Whey, Roger Mudd, Nelson Benton, Eddie Barker, Eric Sevareid, John Connally, Lee Harvey Oswald, Charles Von Fremd, Lyndon B. Johnson

"As The World Turns," TV soap opera, is interrupted by Walter Cronkite, who gives bulletins describing the attempt on the life of President John F. Kennedy. From KLRD in Dallas, Eddie Barker reports on the condition of the President: "He is dead... shot by an assassin." Cronkite continues coverage from the CBS Studio newsroom in New York; he confirms that 38 minutes ago at 2:00 PM EST President Kennedy died. Cronkite has a difficult time composing himself and after a brief moment continues his report. CBS continuous coverage of the assassination begins at 2:00 PM EST and the following broadcast excerpts follow the events as they happened. The facts reveal that Kennedy was shot at 1:25 PM EST and died 35 minutes later at 2:00 PM EST. At 2:38 PM, Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as the 36th President of the United States. Dan Rather in Dallas, Texas, adds additional information regarding the assassination. Eric Sevareid talks about Johnson, the 55-year-old new President. The physician to Texas Governor John Connally, who was also shot, discusses his condition. Further reports are telecast from Dan Rather in Dallas, Texas, who refers to a possible suspect, Lee Harvey Oswald. Harry Reasoner continues his live reporting from CBS News headquarters in New York. From Andrew Airforce Base in Maryland, Charles Von Fremd reports coverage of Lyndon B. Johnson's arrival at 5:58 PM EST. On this plane arrives the body of former President John F. Kennedy, his mourning wife and the newly sworn in President, Lyndon Baines Johnson, who gives a brief statement to the press and the public. Earlier in the day, Kennedy spoke in Ft. Worth. We hear his earlier speech. From KRLD in Dallas, Eddie Barker interviews the Mayor of Dallas, who reflects on this tragic day. On the street, interviews from a shocked Dallas community are reported by Nelson Benton. During the morning of Saturday, November 23, Mike Wallace and Dan Rather report. Rather profiles accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. Oswald is briefly interviewed. He denies shooting the President. There are comments from Martin Luther King Jr. and Harry S. Truman. Nelson Benton interviews the Dallas Chief of Police. There are requests that anyone who took pictures during the motorcade should come forward with evidence. Charles Von Fremd reports from Washington D.C., as does Robert Pierpoint. There is a brief statement from Richard M. Nixon. At police headquarters in Dallas, information is given as to the further interrogation of Lee Harvey Oswald by District Attorney Henry Whey. From Washington D.C., Roger Mudd reports from the rotunda where the bier which was originally built for Abraham Lincoln and which will support the coffin of JFK is being prepared. There is an interview with Judge Hughes who gave the oath of office to Lyndon Baines Johnson. She discusses the experience and reactions of LBJ and Jacqueline Kennedy. President Johnson addresses the people of the United States proclaiming Monday, November 25, a day of national mourning. From Houston and Elm Street in Dallas, directly across the street from where the assassination took place, Dan Rather describes the scene.
#557: CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: A MAN OF THIS CENTURY
1963-11-22, WCBS, 154 min.
Walter Cronkite, John F. Kennedy, Harry Reasoner, Dan Rather, Adlai E. Stevenson, Lady Bird Johnson, Jerry Hill, Lee Harvey Oswald, Charles Von Fremd, Lyndon B. Johnson, Bill Mercer

Harry Reasoner anchors this live evening special program of the same day coverage of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. There is a special retrospective on JFK, the Kennedy family, the 1960 Election with interviews and remembered speeches. There are live late breaking bulletins from George Herman at the White House. There is a live editorial from Eric Sevareid on the late President. Dan Rather reports live from Dallas on the latest developments concerning Lee Harvey Oswald, who at this time was accused of only killing a policeman and who was currently being questioned. Live from Dallas police headquarters, KRLD-TV newsman Bill Mercer interviews policeman Jerry Hill, who has been questioning the accused Oswald. We hear Oswald denying that he shot the President. We hear CBS news correspondent Charles Von Fremd's 1960 interview with Kennedy who reflected on his views on the possibility of his own assassination. Harry Reasoner summarizes the days events and what is to follow. Lyndon B. Johnson addresses the American people in a brief recorded transcription - his first formal statement as President. Harry Reasoner continues with a profile on Johnson... past speeches, political statements and commentary from LBJ and Lady Bird Johnson. A past interview between Walter Cronkite and Lyndon Johnson is heard. White House correspondent George Herman comments on LBJ and there is a live statement concerning the JFK assassination from Adlai Stevenson.
#559: CBS REPORTS: THREE PRESIDENTS ON THE PRESIDENCY
1963-11-27, WCBS, 51 min.
Walter Cronkite, Harry S. Truman, Edward R. Murrow, John F. Kennedy, George Herman, Sander Vanocur, William H. Lawrence, Eric Sevareid, Lyndon B. Johnson

This unscheduled special highlights past conversations with Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy. Shown are Harry S. Truman interviewed by Edward R. Murrow in 1958, Dwight D. Eisenhower by Walter Cronkite in 1961, and John F. Kennedy by three correspondents including William H. Lawrence and Sander Vanocur in December of 1962. Moderator is Eric Sevareid. Reporters are Harry Reasoner and George Herman. President Lyndon B. Johnson is heard at the conclusion of the telecast.
#938: CBS EVENING NEWS WITH WALTER CRONKITE
1963-12-10, WCBS, 4 min.
Walter Cronkite, The Beatles, Alexander Kendrick

On Dec. 12, 1963, Alexander Kendrick reports on the phenomenon of The Beatles who have yet to come to America. Their appearance on the "Ed Sullivan Show" took place Feb. 9, 1964. Walter Cronkite anchors this flashback news report on the Dec. 19, 1980 edition of the CBS Evening News.
#962: WINSTON CHURCHILL: MAN OF THE CENTURY
1965-01-24, WCBS, 59 min.
Walter Cronkite, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Winston Churchill, Eric Sevareid, Robert Trout

On the day of his death at age 90, a special report on Sir Winston Churchill. There is a tribute from Dwight D. Eisenhower. Almost the entire debut presentation from the nine year running series Twentieth Century is rebroadcast. That first program, "Winston Churchill: Man of the Century," aired on Oct. 20, 1957 and as all programs, was narrated by Walter Cronkite. Robert Trout introduces this special report. Eric Sevareid gives commentary.
#964: FRIENDS OF MR. CHURCHILL
1965-01-25, WCBS, 48 min.
Walter Cronkite, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Edward R. Murrow, Winston Churchill, Lord General Ismay

A special report on the friends of Sir Winston Churchill who knew him well including Dwight David Eisenhower, who is interviewed by Walter Cronkite and Lord General Ismay, who was interviewed by Edward R. Murrow in 1960 and broadcast now for the first time.
#965: SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL: A DAY OF TRIBUTE
1965-01-30, WCBS, 108 min.
Walter Cronkite, Charles Collingwood, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Winston Churchill, Richard Dimbleby, Lord Herbert Morrison, Brian Connell

Starting at 7:00 AM (EST), CBS News begins coverage of the State funeral for Britain's wartime leader, Sir Winston Churchill, in this final tribute to one of the great men of the twentieth century. Walter Cronkite and Charles Collingwood co-anchor this special coverage. From England, Richard Dimbleby, of the BBC, describes the procession as it occurs. Recorded seven hours earlier, the video tape was then flown by jet to New York and then telecast to the USA. A tribute is heard from Lord Herbert Morrison who was a member of Churchill's cabinet during World War II. Others pay tribute including Dwight D. Eisenhower. From ITV, commentary is heard from Brian Connell.
#980: TWENTIETH CENTURY: DIRIGIBLE
1965-08-01, WCBS, 25 min.
Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite narrates this history of lighter-than-air-crafts-balloons, blimps and promising but ill-starred dirigibles of the thirties.
#746: SINATRA
1965-11-00, WCBS, 12 min.
Walter Cronkite, Frank Sinatra

Walter Cronkite narrates the opening dozen minutes of this special profile on Frank Sinatra.
#993: AT ISSUE DISCUSSION: WHAT'S HAPPENING TO TELEVISION
1966-04-04, WNDT, 59 min.
Walter Cronkite, Rod Serling, Howard K. Smith, Herbert Arkin, John Schneider, Thomas Moore, Larry Laurent, Pat Weaver, Mike Dann, Ed Scherick, A.C. Nielsen Jr.

Members of the television industry and their critics offer their views on the medium and its future. Round table discussions with A.C. Nielsen Jr., Walter Cronkite, Herbert Arkin, Howard K. Smith, John Schneider, Thomas Moore, Larry Laurent, Pat Weaver, Mike Dann, Ed Scherick and Rod Serling.
#1046: ASSASSINATION OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
1968-04-05, ABC/NBC/CBS, 52 min.
David Brinkley, Walter Cronkite, Chet Huntley, Bob Hope, Julian Barber, Dan Rather, Steve Rowan, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Eric Sevareid, Lyndon B. Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, Ike Pappas, Bill Plante, Ralph Abernathy, Peter Burns, John Hart, Carl Stokes, Robert F. Kennedy

News report of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from WTOP-TV(CBS) Washington D.C. by Julian Barber. There is an NBC News bulletin and special report with further details including news of King's death. An ABC bulletin is heard interrupting regular broadcasting, announcing the tragic death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Joined in progress, late reports from Dan Rather on a CBS News Special Report. In a previous speech King is heard, reminding his followers that to put one's life on the line for what is just and righteous is to place oneself in danger, but the risks must be taken. Another CBS News Special report is telecast. Walter Cronkite relays the latest news from Memphis, Tennessee where King was pronounced dead one hour after he was shot. Cronkite recounts a brief biographic report on King; his early life, his rise to fame, and the influences he has had promoting non-violent activites. Wires are read from shocked dignitaries. President Lyndon B. Johnson speaks live to the American people requesting all Americans to work together for peace and solidarity. Via video tape, Vice President Hubert Humphrey reflects on this tragedy and gives praise to the work which King has done and to his non-violent philosophy for acquiring freedom and civil rights for all people. On the following day, April 5, Dan Rather reports concerning the looting which has occured. CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite reports on the state of emergency in Washington D.C. where racial violence has broken out. Steve Rowan reports. A national day of mourning is reported by Dan Rather. President Johnson again talks to the American people requesting unity. Additional reports from Memphis come from Ike Pappas and from Bill Plante. Prayers from Dr. Ralph Abernathy are heard. From Atlanta, a report detailing the return of King's body to Georgia. Peter Burns reports on funeral arrangements. From Cleveland, John Hart reports; we hear statements from Senator Robert F. Kennedy and Carl Stokes. From the Huntley Brinkley Report (NBC), Chet Huntley and David Brinkley inform on the latest development regarding violence in many states including Detroit, Greensboro, and Chicago.
#TW11: TWENTIETH ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS, THE - with commercials
1968-05-19, WNBC, 90 min.
Steve Allen, Walter Cronkite, Art Carney, Carol Burnett, Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Sid Caesar, Sebastian Cabot, Kate Smith, Lorne Greene, Barbara Stanwyck, Bill Cosby, Mike Douglas, Dick Van Dyke, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Imogene Coca, Lloyd Bridges, Lucille Ball, Barbara Eden, Leonard Nimoy, Barbara Feldon, Sally Field, William Shatner, Dean Martin, Don Rickles, Johnnie Whitaker

(SPECIAL)(COLOR). Providing entertainment: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Don Rickles and Johnnie Whitaker of "Family Affair." Frank Sinatra and Dick Van Dyke host the 20th annual Emmy presentations in New York and Hollywood. The Presenters: a "Who's Who" of TV's past and present, including Steve Allen, Lucille Ball, Lloyd Bridges, Carol Burnett, Sebastian Cabot, Sid Caesar, and Imogene Coca, Art Carney, Bill Cosby, Linda Cristal, Walter Cronkite, Mike Douglas, Barbara Eden, Barbara Feldon, Sally Field, Lorne Greene, Bob Hope, Gene Kelly, Dan Rowan and Dick Martin, Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, Kate Smith and Barbara Stanwyck.
#771: 1968 NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONVENTION, THE
1968-08-08, WCBS, 103 min.
Walter Cronkite, Richard M. Nixon, Mike Wallace, Andrew West, Billy Graham, Julie Nixon, Roger Mudd, Morton Dean, Eric Sevareid, John Sears

CBS coverage with anchorman Walter Cronkite. Morton Dean talks with Presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon on the floor of the convention. Nixon gives a 39 min. acceptance speech to the convention. Rev. Billy Graham gives the final benediction. The convention is adjourned. Eric Sevareid gives his analysis of Nixon and his acceptance speech. Roger Mudd gives his own analysis of Nixon. Walter Cronkite and Mike Wallace join in discussion. Wallace traces Nixon's climb to his present popularity. There is a replay segment of a 1962 news conference - the morning after his defeat for California Governor to Pat Brown and his famous statement to the press, "You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore, because gentlemen, this is my last press conference." There is also a replay segment of Nixon's introduction speech at the 1964 Republican convention and a Sept. 1966 "Face the Nation" appearance. John Sears, Nixon's aid, comments. There is additional analysis of political events and maneuvers which catapulted Nixon to the head of the Republican Party through his 1968 primaries. Julie Nixon is heard campaigning. Nixon aids discuss campaign strategy. Nixon news media discussion at his hotel and more. Walter Cronkite gives his thoughts and wraps up the broadcast.
#775: 1968 NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION, THE
1968-08-29, WCBS, 90 min.
Walter Cronkite, Mike Wallace, Harry Reasoner, Dan Rather, Theodore White, Bill Stout, Eric Sevareid, Richard Burton, Hubert Humphrey, John Hart, Robert F. Kennedy

Richard Burton narrates the last six minutes of a film tribute to Robert F. Kennedy. From Chicago, Walter Cronkite anchors CBS News Coverage. Presidential candidate Hubert Humphrey is introduced at the Convention. His complete 50 min. acceptance speech is heard. From the floor, Mike Wallace gives his thoughts on the proceedings and the future of a splintered Democratic party. Dan Rather, John Hart, Bill Stout, Harry Reasoner, Eric Sevareid and Theodore White all editorialize their thoughts on the convention. Walter Cronkite adds his own reflections and wraps up the broadcast.
#1073: MERV GRIFFIN SHOW, THE
1969-08-20, WNEW, 16 min.
Walter Cronkite, Merv Griffin

Merv Griffin welcomes Walter Cronkite who reminisces about his personal & professional life and his broadcasting career.
#1076: DAVID FROST SHOW, THE
1969-09-22, WNEW, 36 min.
Walter Cronkite, David Frost

David Frost interviews Walter Cronkite who discusses many topics including the unique Apollo XI moon landing which occured two months prior on July 20, 1969.
#804: A CBS NEWS SPECIAL: LBJ TRAGEDY AND TRANSITION
1970-05-02, WCBS, 41 min.
Walter Cronkite, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson

Former President Lyndon B. Johnson reviews some of the events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Walter Cronkite conducts the interview at the LBJ Ranch in Texas.
#1120: APOLLO 17 LIFT OFF: COVERAGE FROM THE MOON
1972-12-14, WCBS, 6 min.
Walter Cronkite, Bing Crosby

Walter Cronkite reports on this the last USA manned moon landing to date.
#6054B: CBS EVENING NEWS WITH WALTER CRONKITE
1973-05-24, CBS, 30 min.
Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite reports on the day's events in the news. Commercials included.

April 16, 1962-March 6, 1981. On April 16, 1962, Walter Cronkite replaced Douglas Edwards and became the anchor on "The CBS Evening News" which ran 15 minutes Monday thru Friday in primetime. The broadcast expanded to 30 minutes on September 2, 1963.
#1139: WIDE WORLD SPECIAL: ON LOCATION WITH WALTER CRONKITE
1974-10-17, WMAL, 67 min.
Walter Cronkite, Betsy Cronkite, Dick Cavett

Walter Cronkite is interviewed by Dick Cavett at Cronkite's home on Martha's Vineyard, Mass. Later in the program, Cavett is joined by Cronkite's wife Betsy.
#6027: APOLLO-SOYUZ SPACE MISSION
1975-07-14, CBS, 30 min.
Walter Cronkite

Preview of the nine-day flight with astronaut & cosmonaut interviews and reports from the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas and the Russian Space Center. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
#1147: CBS EVENING NEWS WITH WALTER CRONKITE
1976-05-14, WCBS, 4.5 min.
Walter Cronkite, Lowell Thomas

At age 84, Lowell Thomas retires from broadcasting. Walter Cronkite anchors the News.
#842: IN CELEBRATION OF US
1976-07-04, WCBS, 34 min.
Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite summarizes the events of the 200th Bicentennial Day as covered by CBS at the conclusion of 16 hours of live broadcasting.
#1151: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: CBS RADIO AT 50: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN SOUND - SEPTEMBER 18, 1927-1977
1977-09-18, WCBS, 158 min.
Walter Cronkite, Red Skelton, Mel Allen, Red Barber, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard M. Nixon, Edward R. Murrow, Arthur Godfrey, Frank Sinatra, John F. Kennedy, Casey Stengel, Joe DiMaggio, Bruce Dunning, Charles Osgood, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Eve Arden, William S. Paley, Marie Wilson, Bing Crosby, Douglas Edwards, Goodman Ace, Benny Goodman, Ted Husing, Eric Sevareid, Andy Rooney, The Andrews Sisters, Robert Trout, Edgar Bergen, Agnes Moorehead, Orson Welles, Fred W. Friendly

Walter Cronkite introduces segments with famous political, creative and entertainment personalities as well as news events from the past fifty years of broadcasting. Heard are: Bruce Dunning, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., Richard M. Nixon, William S. Paley, Eric Sevareid, Orson Welles, Goodman Ace, Mel Allen, Eve Arden, Red Barber, Edgar Bergen, Bing Crosby, Joe DiMaggio, Douglas Edwards, Arthur Godfrey, Ted Husing, Agnes Moorehead, Charles Osgood, Andy Rooney, Red Skelton, Casey Stengel, Marie Wilson, The Andrews Sisters, Fred W. Friendly, Benny Goodman, Edward R. Murrow, Frank Sinatra and Robert Trout.
#7018: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: CBS RADIO AT 50:AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN SOUND -SEPT 18TH 1927-1977
1977-09-18, WCBS, 00 min.
Walter Cronkite, Red Skelton, Mel Allen, Red Barber, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard M. Nixon, Frank Sinatra, John F. Kennedy, William S. Paley, Others

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#1154: CBS EVENING NEWS WITH WALTER CRONKITE
1977-11-30, WCBS, 24 min.
Walter Cronkite, Richard Wagner, Marvin Kalb, John Sheahan, Bob Schaeffer, Susan Spencer, Jimmy Carter, Bing Crosby, Eric Sevareid, Mike Lee

Walter Cronkite anchors the News. Bob Schaeffer reports on Middle East peace negotiations. We hear from President Jimmy Carter. There are reports from Marvin Kalb and John Sheahan. Mike Lee reports from Damascus regarding the pending Geneva Peace Conference. Jimmy Carter reports on his tax reform policies. Richard Wagner reports on the decline of heart disease. Susan Spencer reports on elective abortions & federal involvement. Eric Savareid gives parting thoughts, retiring after this broadcast, completing a 46 year long career.
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