Belonged to the advisory committee of The Smile Train, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children with cleft lips and palates.
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2 Interviews |
18 Articles |
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[About President Reagan] "In Reagan, what you saw was what you got. Without surrendering the dignity of the office he maintained that hail-fellow comradeship of the locker room. He was fun to be with, shady stories and all."
According to Cronkite's autobiography, his mother Helen Fitzche dated Douglas MacArthur as a teenager. The future general asked her to marry him but her father would not allow it because he felt MacArthur was too old for her. Cronkite asked the General about it one night at a party and his only response was "Ah, yes. Helen Fitzche." and walked away.
Always closed his newscasts by saying "And that's the way it is"