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… read more

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 commented on his visit to South Vietnam and his "turning against the war". It is widely believed that Cronkite’s news report following the Tet offensive was a critical event in influencing public opinion against the Vietnam War. He also discussed his activities following his retirement as news anchor. The interview was conducted in the CBS offices in New York. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
50299-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 12, 1993
Last Aired:
Jun 27, 2002

Airing Details

  • Sep 12, 1993 | 8:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 12, 1993 | 1:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 12, 1993 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 12, 1993 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 13, 1993 | 1:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 10, 2001 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2001 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2001 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2001 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 15, 2001 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 15, 2001 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 15, 2001 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 30, 2001 | 1:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 02, 2001 | 1:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 04, 2001 | 1:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 27, 2002 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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