#153:TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE MAN WHO SPIED ON PEARL HARBOR 1961-12-03,WCBS25 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,WCBS26 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,WCBS25 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,WCBS26 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,WCBS25 min.
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,WCBS25 min.
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,WCBS6 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,WCBS25 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,WCBS30 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,CBS30 min.
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.