Walter Cronkite Love Quotes and Sayings
2. I think somebody ought to do a survey as to how many great, important men have quit to spend time with their families who spent any more time with their family. Probably less.
Excerpt from Wikipedia: Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009) was an American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962–81). During the heyday of CBS News in the 1960s and 1970s, he was often cited in viewer opinion polls as “the most trusted man in America” because of his professional experience and kindly demeanor.
Sayings by Walter Cronkite
1. There is no such thing as a little freedom. Either you are all free, or you are not free.
2. Television is a high-impact medium. It does some things no other force can do-transmitting electronic pictures through the air. Still, as an explored, comprehensive medium, it is not a substitute for print.
3. In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
4. Our job is only to hold up the mirror – to tell and show the public what has happened.
5. I think it is absolutely essential in a democracy to have competition in the media, a lot of competition, and we seem to be moving away from that.
6. I can’t imagine a person becoming a success who doesn’t give this game of life everything he’s got.
7. We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary act of intelligently selecting our leaders.
8. Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.