Walter Cronkite


Born: 11/4/1916 in Saint Joseph, Missouri
Died: 7/17/2009
Age: 92
Cause of death: cerebrovascular disease

Full name: Walter Leland Cronkite Jr.
Noted For: TV news anchor; "CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite" (1962-81). Voted "the most trusted man in America" in 1973. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1981).
Quotation: "And that's the way it is."