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Newsman Walter Cronkite dies at 92

Newsman Walter Cronkite dies at 92

NEW YORK, July 17 (UPI) -- Walter Cronkite, a broadcast journalism pioneer who became known as the most trusted man in America, died Friday in New York, CBS News reported. He was 92.
Cronkite 'not expected' to recuperate

Cronkite 'not expected' to recuperate

NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) -- The family of Walter Cronkite has issued a statement saying the longtime U.S. TV news anchor "is very ill and is not expected to recuperate."
Walter Cronkite said to be gravely ill

Walter Cronkite said to be gravely ill

NEW YORK, June 19 (UPI) -- Veteran newscaster Walter Cronkite, 92, is reported to be gravely ill, multiple sources at CBS have told an online news site.

Commentary: Unbeatable insurgencies?

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan cannot be defeated as long as it is allowed to maintain privileged sanctuaries in Pakistan’s tribal areas. It is now decision time for U.S. and NATO forces to take the war to these safe havens in Pakistan, with or without Pakistani consent.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

'Easy Rider' cinematographer Kovacs dies

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 25 (UPI) -- Cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs, who shot the seminal "Easy Rider" and the mainstream "Ghostbusters," has died at his Beverly Hills, Calif., home at age 74.

Pauley wins a Cronkite

PHOENIX, June 26 (UPI) -- U.S. television newswoman Jane Pauley has been picked to receive the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Cronkite to be feted for 90th birthday

NEW YORK, May 16 (UPI) -- The professional and the personal sides of news anchor Walter Cronkite will be on display during a CBS primetime celebration of his 90th birthday.

Astronaut Wally Schirra dies at 84

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 3 (UPI) -- Wally Schirra, the only astronaut to fly in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs, has died at 84 in La Jolla, Calif.

Group opposes church political endorsement

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A handful of clergy in San Jose were on hand for the launch of a new group that wants to end political endorsements by churches.

Despite age, Cronkite longs for action

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- While Walter Cronkite turns 90 on Saturday, the U.S. journalist has said he feels the same draw to the news that pushed him during his impressive career. Speaking with the New York Daily News, the iconic newscaster said that despite his advanced age, he s

CBS may drop Cronkite opening

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- It is not known whether an opening for the "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric," recorded by Walter Cronkite, will ever air.

Cronkite's voice may rejoin CBS News

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- When the revamped "CBS Evening News" makes its U.S. debut next month, host Katie Couric may be introduced by the voice of journalist Walter Cronkite.

Art Buchwald more alive than ever

MARTHA'S VINEYARD, Mass., July 28 (UPI) -- Terminally ill newspaper columnist Art Buchwald is livelier than ever, The New York Times reported Friday.

Columnist Buchwald still embracing life

TISBURY, Mass., July 16 (UPI) -- Defying doctors' expectations, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Art Buchwald is living in Martha's Vineyard off Massachusetts and loving every moment of it.

Widower Walter Cronkite is 'dating'

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Legendary CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite says he's "keeping company" with New York realtor Joanna Simon, the sister of singer Carly Simon.

Newsman Neil Strawser dead at 78

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Veteran newsman Neil Strawser, who anchored the CBS radio coverage of President John Kennedy's assassination, has died at age 78.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2005 with 57 to follow.
By United Press International

Mrs. Cronkite dead at 89

NEW YORK, March 17 (UPI) -- Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Cronkite, the wife of retired CBS News anchorman and former United Press correspondent Walter Cronkite, has died. She was 89.

Rather signs off as CBS News anchor

NEW YORK, March 9 (UPI) -- CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather signed off for the final time Wednesday, ending his 24-year term at the network's news helm.

Walter Cronkite always preferred Schieffer

NEW YORK, March 8 (UPI) -- Veteran CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite says he always preferred Bob Schieffer to Dan Rather as his successor.

Analysis: Dan Rather reporting

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- Dan Rather is heading for the exit at "CBS Evening News" in much the same way as he occupied the anchor chair there for the past 24 years: professing a dedicati
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Analysis: Relevant nightly news

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The announcement that Dan Rather is retiring from the CBS News main anchor chair next March, and next week's departure of Tom Brokaw from the NBC anchor chair,
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Analysis: Relevant nightly news

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The announcement that Dan Rather is retiring from the CBS News main anchor chair next March, and next week's departure of Tom Brokaw from the NBC anchor chair,
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Nov. 4, the 309th day of 2004 with 57 to follow.
By United Press International

Analysis: Probing CBS News

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- CBS News is looking into how "60 Minutes" came to use documents of questionable authenticity in a report on President George W. Bush's military record, but the
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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