Top 10 Walter Cronkite Moments: JFK, Vietnam, Watergate
From April 1962 until March 1981, Walter Cronkite – or Uncle Walter – was the face of the CBS Evening News. During that time, he became the most trusted man in America for his calm, detailed and authoritative reports on important twentieth century events. Because of his job, Cronkite’s memory has become intertwined with many of those events – for example, most remember when he removed his glasses to announce President John F. Kennedy had died. He was a pioneer and one of the greatest newsmen of the twentieth century. In this video, WatchMojo.com counts down our picks for the Top 10 TV News Moments in Walter Cronkite’s Career.