Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy.
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Narrator (recorded voice) for Broadway show How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
6' (1.83 m)
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I firmly believe in the necessity of military censorship but there is considerable danger to the democracy when in the guise of military censorship our government engages in political censorship.
In 1969 when Apollo XI was going to the Moon, Cronkite was on the air 27 of the 30 hours that it took for the flight, which many in the profession called "Walter to Walter" coverage. At the moment that Neil Armstrong
stepped off the ladder of the Lunar Module onto the Moon surface, Cronkite was speechless for the first time in his career. All he could say was "Wow!" and "Oh Boy!". Famous words ...
Always closed his newscasts by saying "And that's the way it is"