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'The Most Trusted Man in America' Dies
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Title'The Most Trusted Man in America' Dies
AbstractIn-depth obituary article about Walter Cronkite who died July 17, 2009, at the age of 92. Cronkite, an anchor of the "CBS Evening News" from 1962 to 1891, was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, spent his first 10 years in Kansas City before moving to Texas. He returned to Kansas City in 1936 to work with KCMO radio "as the station's entire news and sports department." He and his wife, Betsy Maxwell, were married in 1940 at Kansas City's Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral. Former mayor Kay Barnes and Cronkite were first cousins. Their fathers were brothers.
AuthorAaron Barnhart
DateJuly 18, 2009
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Cronkite, Walter
PageA1:2; A18
See Also"That's The Way It Isn't," The Kansas City Star, July 19, 2009, page A12:1.
SubjectRadio stations
Television news anchors
Local SubjectCronkite, Walter
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID218916
CONTENTdm number38607
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