Walter Cronkite announces the death of President John F. Kennedy, November 22, 1963
Former CBS anchor Walter Cronkite died this evening surrounded by family from cerebral vascular disease. He was 92.
His death had been expected, but his passing really does close the chapter on the golden age of television and journalism.
CBS’s special report on Cronkite can be viewed below.
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As Cronkite would say in closing the CBS Evening News, “And that’s the way it is.”