Walter Cronkite Quotes

Walter Cronkite Quotes

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Famous Quotes by Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite was the anchor of the evening TV news show called “The CBS Evening News” for many years (from 1962 until 1981) and became known as “the most trusted man in America.” Walter Cronkite’s most famous quote is this one which he used to end his broadcast for many years.

And that’s the way it is.
– Walter Cronkite

The complete sign-off was actually longer but many people do not remember that he actually said this:

“And that’s the way it is  – [the date]. This is Walter Cronkite, CBS News; good night.”

I think somebody ought to do a survey as to how many great, important men have quit to spend time with their families who spent any more time with their family. Probably less.
– Walter Cronkite

There is no such thing as a little freedom. Either you are all free, or you are not free.
– Walter Cronkite

Our job is only to hold up the mirror – to tell and show the public what has happened.
– Walter Cronkite

Objective journalism and an opinion column are about as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine.
– Walter Cronkite

America’s health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.
– Walter Cronkite

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