Walter Cronkite's Biggest News Stories

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On this day in 1916, acclaimed broadcaster Walter Cronkite was born. Throughout the course of his nearly 50-year career, during which he was often referred to as "The Most Trusted Man in America," Cronkite became an indelible part of history as he brought breaking news into the homes of millions of people across the country. Here are some of his biggest news stories.

THE ASSASSINATION OF JOHN F. KENNEDY // 1963

REPORT FROM VIETNAM // 1968

THE ASSASSINATION OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. // 1968

FIRST WALK ON THE MOON // 1969

THE DEATH OF LYNDON B. JOHNSON // 1973

RICHARD NIXON'S RESIGNATION // 1974

JOHN LENNON'S DEATH // 1980

CRONKITE'S LAST BROADCAST // 1981

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