Friday, July 17, 2009

92 Walter Cronkite: The Voice of My History

The voice of history as I remember it was stilled today. Walter Cronkite was a part of significant events in my personal timeline of history.

That day in Dallas...

(I was home for lunch and was watching when the announcement came.)


That summer night in July...

(My family stayed up way into the night, waiting, waiting, waiting...my father pacing like I had never seen him do)

At school for almost any history lesson I had...














(His TV programs were adapted for school viewing and were major classroom resources during my 1960s public education.)


In his own words:




"And that the way it [was]."

4 comments:

Kathy said...

Excellent post. Thank you.

VWB said...

well rats, CBS took the piece down I originally had ...a hort little piece where he talked about the events above. Have to go see if I can find something that is not an ad!

VWB said...

ok..found it again, but only thru YouTube.

Of Life, Education, E-bay, Travel & Books said...

He was "the news" to me for so many years. Another great one gone.