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DeadBorn: 11/4/1916 in Saint Joseph, Missouri
Cause of death: cerebrovascular disease
Full name: Walter Leland Cronkite Jr.
Noted For: TV news anchor; "CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite" (1962-81). Voted "the most trusted man in America" in 1973. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1981).
Quotation: "And that's the way it is."
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.