The Late Movies: Walter Cronkite's Biggest News Stories

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On this day in 1981, acclaimed broadcaster Walter Cronkite retired from anchoring the CBS Evening News. Throughout the course of his 19-year stint as "the most trusted man in America," Cronkite brought breaking news into the homes of people across the country. Here are some of his biggest stories.

JFK Assassination, 1963

Report From Vietnam, 1968

Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination, 1968

First Walk on the Moon, 1969

Death of Lyndon B. Johnson, 1973

Richard Nixon's Resignation, 1974

John Lennon's Death, 1980

Cronkite's Last Broadcast

March 6, 2012 - 3:15pm
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