News anchor Walter Cronkite (b.1916) died on July 17. Cronkite was one of the most trusted news anchors on television, working as anchor for CBS from 1962-1981. He was on the air for much of Viet Nam, the King assassination, and the Apollo 11 Moon Landing. For the later, Cronkite was on air for nearly the entire lunar part of the mission. In 1967, NYCon 3 presented CBS television a Special Committee Award for the television show The 21st Century, which was hosted by Cronkite.
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