Tag Archives: Walter Cronkite

World Opinion Forum-CBS News: President Richard Nixon’s Resignation Speech- Dan Rather vs Roger Mudd

“CBS News covering President Richard Nixon’s resignation speech in August, 1974. (I wasn’t born yet!) …” Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat CBS News covering President Richard Nixon’s resignation speech in August, 1974. (I wasn’t born … Continue reading

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American Throwback-CBS News: CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, 1/22/73: SCOTUS Roe V. Wade Decision

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Roe V. Wade, the famous 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalize abortion for all American women, is certainly one of the most and important Supreme Court decision in American history. … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: CBS Evening News 3/17/77: Foreign News and Freedom of the Press

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The CBS Evening News looking at foreign news, which is what I wish network news did more of today. An actual sports story on a national nightly newscast involving … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: CBS Evening News: St. Patrick’s Day 1977

I was well sixteen months old on St. Patrick’s Day 1977. So to state the obvious, I don’t remember it. My memory starts really in the summer of 1978 when I’m three years old and right before I started nursery … Continue reading

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CBS News: CBS Evening News With Walter Cronkite, 3/17/77: A Look at Foreign Affairs and Energy Policy

This was right before President Jimmy Carter gave his famous foreign policy and human rights speech at Notre Dame in the spring of 1977. The first United States President to ever at least during the Cold War to make human … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: Walter Cronkite’s First CBS Evening Newscast

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger CBS News making history and for good reasons in 1963 with the first half-hour newscast. Which was a huge deal back in the early 1960s when TV networks were … Continue reading

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Jim Heath: Video: CBS News: Election 1982 Highlights

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The recession of 1981-82 was huge and cost Congressional Republicans especially in the House a lot of seats. House Republicans lost something like thirty-five seats. Going from the low … Continue reading

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