Saturday, July 18, 2009

It is no longer that way

From LIFE magazine:
Cronkite in his own words, in LIFE: "The anchor man has a tremendous load. Memory to be called on. Knowledge to be called on. A set of events to be kept in perspective. The job of taking instructions, throwing cues, watching the monitors. And in my case I do not go on the air without making editorial judgments and do not stay on the air without editing the story in my head as I go along. I am not a conduit."

Photo: Leonard McCombe/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Jan 01, 1971

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