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    1996 Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner

    Radio and television correspondents, members of Congress and the Cabinet and others gathered at this annual dinner. Walter Cronkite presented the Joan Shorenstein Barone award to…

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    Presidential Candidates Debate

    Mr. Howe moderated the fourth and final debate between the two presidential candidates in 1960. The debate focused on foreign policy issues. The candidates debated questions…

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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.

    The…

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    Book Discussion on A Reporter's Life

    Mr. Cronkite talked about his memoir, A Reporter’s Life, published
    by Knopf. Mr. Cronkite described his 31 years with CBS News as well
    as his childhood in Kansas City,…

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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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    American Normandy Cemetery D-Day Ceremony

    President Clinton visited the U.S. National Cemetery above Omaha
    Beach in Colleville-sur-Mer, France. The president paid tribute to
    the Americans who served in the Normandy campaign…

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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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    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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    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: Vietnam Part 1

    Former war correspondents talked about their experiences during the
    Vietnam war from the early 1960s to the pullout of U.S. troops in
    1972. No Greater Love holds an annual remembrance for…

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    News Anchor's Reflections on 1968

    Walter Cronkite, anchor of the CBS Evening News throughout the 1960's and 1970's, reflected on the events of 1968 as part of C-SPAN retrospective look at that turbulent year. He…

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    The Price of Liberty

    A short film titled, The Price of Liberty extolled the value of the contributions of women to America’s Armed Forces. Footage was shown of women in service throughout…

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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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    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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    Eisenhower 100th Birthday Celebration

    A joint meeting of Congress was held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birthday of Dwight David Eisenhower. Those in attendance included members of Congress, members of the…

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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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    War Correspondents Reunion: Korean War

    Former correspondents discussed their experiences while covering the Korean War from 1950 to 1953.

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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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    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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