Shorenstein was born in 1915 in Glen Cove, New York, son of a clothier. His uncle, Hyman Shorenstein, was a political "kingmaker" in New York during the early 20th century, and ancestor to a number of New York politicians. Wikipedia*
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Walter Shorenstein has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Forum as a Father. The year with the most videos was 2004 with two videos. Most appearances with Tom Brokaw (2), Dan Rather (2), Jim Lehrer (2).