RIP Walter Cronkite

I  love presidential history…always have, and always will.  And when I did my first “report” on the Kennedy in 5th grade, I remember my grandmother telling me about how vividly she remembered the very place she was when she heard Walter Cronkite report his death.  He was one of the first to be in the White House, live on TV and Radio as President Truman escorted him, along with two other network news reporters on a tour of the then, newly refurbished White House.

He was and is the man whom Americans trusted the most…may he rest in peace.

Here’s his famous and touching report of the news of Kennedy’s death on that fateful day in November of 1963.

“And that’s the way it was…”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.