The long-awaited biography from America's most trusted reporter presents the story of Walter Cronkite's years growing up in Kansas City and Houston; ...Show synopsisThe long-awaited biography from America's most trusted reporter presents the story of Walter Cronkite's years growing up in Kansas City and Houston; working for newspapers and wire services and radio stations; as a war correspondent during World War II; post-war reporting from Moscow; and finally, a change to radio and television broadcasting. Ties in with an eight-part series to appear on the Discovery Channel in January 1997. of photos.Hide synopsis
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After all Cronkite went through in his life, this book is a travesty. If any fool wants to believe that history is as sanitary as Cronkite describes it, he or she is welcome to do so but I'll skip the party.
There are few interesting facts in Cronkite's book. When interesting facts appear, they are worthless. There are no notes, so you can't source anything. This not really an autobiography; it's a 400-page diary entry. All we have here is Walter's word and -- I'm sorry -- but where history is concerned, Walter's word just isn't good enough.
Cronkite knew that, and he evidently didn't give a spit. Good Nazis and gangsters never come clean. What they know goes with them to the grave. So much for 'the most trusted man in America.' Turns out we could trust him only to look out for himself.
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