Walter Cronkite hosts this series that takes us through his career from his early days as a newpaper journalist through his years at the desk at the CBS evening news to his post retirement career. Along the way he discusses how he saw the various changes, the triumps and the tragedies of the 20th Century. Written by
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[about Oliver Stone's "JFK"
Stone combines real and fictional footage in a very clever way that completely obliterates the truth. He uses my announcement of the President's death to provide an air of reality that he avoids for the rest of the picture. His preposterous theory is that top echelons of the United States government committed the Kennedy murder in order to put Lyndon Johnson in the White House. That work of fiction is dangerous, it seriously misleads a whole generation of Americans ...