Saturday, July 25, 2009

The Modesty of Walter Cronkite—‘Just a Reporter’

Walter Cronkite, the pioneering anchorman of America’s “CBS Evening News” from 1962 to 1981, told his children from time to time that he was “just” a reporter, one who had “just ended up reporting bigger and bigger stories.”

Brian Stelter, Friends at Service Recall Walter Cronkite’s Private Side, New York Times, 23 July 2009.

Walter Cronkite on Being Clear About Your Role, SFS.
Walter Cronkite and the Difference One Person can Make, SFS.
Authentic Transparency is Walter Cronkite’s Greatest Lesson Says Seth Godin, SFS.
Walter Cronkite—‘Relentlessly Inquisitive’, SFS.

Dr Geoff Pound

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Image: ‘Just a Reporter’