Saturday, July 18, 2009

Walter Cronkite...the beginning of the end for "objective" journalism

It may be politically correct and the courteous thing to do, to mourn the passing of Walter Cronkite and celebrate the good things and not dwell on the negatives.

However, I won't be shedding tears over his passing when he sheds none for his role in the Vietnam BATTLE. Lee Cary:

In January 2006, Cronkite said his statement on Vietnam was his proudest moment. When asked then if he would give the same advice on Iraq, Cronkite didn’t hesitate to say “Yes.”
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Blogger Always On Watch said...

In January 2006, Cronkite said his statement on Vietnam was his proudest moment. When asked then if he would give the same advice on Iraq, Cronkite didn’t hesitate to say “Yes.”

Damn.

I knew that he had been against the war in Vietnam, of course, but I missed the other information he revealed in January 2006. Well, I guess I missed that info because I never hung on Cronkite's every word nor watched him again after he left the CBS Evening News.

Sunday, July 19, 2009 4:50:00 AM  

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