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    1964 CBS Special on the Warren Commission Report

    The two-hour CBS News Extra, “November 22nd and The Warren Report,” was aired Sunday, September 27, 1964, a few days after the Warren Commission issued its report to the…

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    CBS News Special Report on Richard Nixon's Resignation

    CBS News aired a “Special Report” prior to President Nixon’s address to the nation 9:00 p.m. ET on August 8, 1974, on the assumption that he would resign. This was…

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    Walter Cronkite Interview

    Walter Cronkite spoke with independent producer George Colburn about President Dwight Eisenhower’s military and political career. Mr. Cronkite knew President Eisenhower in…

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    Book Discussion on The General Marshall Story

    Next is a film produced in 1963 by the U.S. Army. The film titled, “The General Marshall Story” is about World War Two General George C. Marshall who during his lifetime served…

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    Walter Cronkite Funeral Service

    A funeral service was held for Walter Cronkite at St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York City. The former anchor of CBS News died on July 17, 2009, at the age of 92. br/ The…

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    News and Documentary Emmy Awards

    The 27th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented by the National Television Academy at a black-tie ceremony at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York City. Newsmakers…

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    War Correspondents Reunion: Little Wars

    War correspondents reminisced about their coverage of minor conflicts, including Middle Eastern and other conflicts.

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    From World War II to the Reagan Presidency

    Mr. Cronkite participated in a classroom forum from Pace University about broadcast television news, U.S. history, and his experiences in journalism. The lecture was titled,…

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    Past, Present and Future of Television News

    Ms. Ashton moderated a discussion about the past, present and future of television news featuring Walter Cronkite, the CBS News anchor from 1952-81 and Brian Williams, the NBC…

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    A Conversation with Walter Cronkite

    Before an audience, Mr. Cronkite talked about his career, including his many experiences and his ideas about current events. He also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Hall of Fame Dinner

    Mr. Donaldson acted as master of ceremonies for the annual Broadcasting and Cable magazine’s annual dinner for the Hall of Fame inductees. Eleven awards were given for…

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    Ernie Pyle and War Reporting

    Mr. Cronkite spoke about news reporting in World War II, the journalism of Ernie Pyle, and his experiences as a correspondent.

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    Walter Cronkite Interview

    Mr. Rather interviewed Mr. Cronkite, the former CBS news anchor whom he replaced in 1981. Mr. Cronkite talked about his 60 years in journalism and some of the people and…

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    War Correspondents Reunion: World War II

    World War II news correspondents reminisced about their experiences covering the events of the war. They examined these events from both perspectives, as eyewitnesses and as…

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    The 1960s and the U.S. Space Program

    Former NASA astronauts and officials talked about their experiences with the space program in the 1960s and their impressions of President Lyndon Johnson. Reporters reflected on the…

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    Campaign for Candidate Air Time

    The participants talked to reporters about the role of television in the 2000 campaign. Mr. Taylor announced a year-long research and advocacy effort studying how campaign money…

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    Book Discussion on Blue at the Mizzen

    Mr. Cronkite interviewed Mr. O’Brian about his career writing historic fiction and about his book Blue at the Mizzen, about a British frigate commander who in the aftermath…

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    Correspondent Interview

    Mr. Cronkite talked about the current NATO mission in Yugoslavia and how NATO needs a clear-cut plan in case the air campaign is not successful. He also stated that President…

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    The State of Television News

    Mr. Cronkite and Mr. Malone discussed the state of television news. During their remarks they mentioned the effects of business competition on television journalism, the…

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    40th Anniversary of NASA

    Walter Cronkite, who chronicled the accounts of the Apollo missions to the moon, presided over a ceremony to commemorate NASA’s 40th Anniversary. Participants marked the 40th…

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