Tag Archives: Walter Cronkite

American Throwback: Video: CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, 1/22/73: SCOTUS Roe V. Wade Decision

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Roe V. Wade, the famous 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalize abortion for all American women, is certainly one of the most and important Supreme Court decision in … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: CBS Evening News 3/17/77: Foreign News and Freedom of the Press

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The CBS Evening News looking at foreign news, which is what I wish network news did more of today. An actual sports story on a national nightly newscast involving … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: CBS Evening News: St. Patrick’s Day 1977

I was well sixteen months old on St. Patrick’s Day 1977. So to state the obvious, I don’t remember it. My memory starts really in the summer of 1978 when I’m three years old and right before I started nursery … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: CBS Evening News With Walter Cronkite, 3/17/77: A Look at Foreign Affairs and Energy Policy

This was right before President Jimmy Carter gave his famous foreign policy and human rights speech at Notre Dame in the spring of 1977. The first United States President to ever at least during the Cold War to make human … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: Walter Cronkite’s First CBS Evening Newscast

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger CBS News making history and for good reasons in 1963 with the first half-hour newscast. Which was a huge deal back in the early 1960s when TV networks were … Continue reading

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Jim Heath: Video: CBS News: Election 1982 Highlights

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The recession of 1981-82 was huge and cost Congressional Republicans especially in the House a lot of seats. House Republicans lost something like thirty-five seats. Going from the low … Continue reading

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Mike Gardner: Video: CBS Evening News: Ohio 1972 Presidential Democratic Primary

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The Democratic Party didn’t have a traditional frontrunner for president in 1972. They were out of the White House and even though Hubert Humphrey who was their nominee for … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: CBS New Special Report: Walter Cronkite Announces the Death of LBJ in 1973

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Walter Cronkite announcing the death of one of our strongest and most effective presidents as far as what he was able to get passed in Congress and the amount … Continue reading

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Watch Mojo: Video: Top 10 Walter Cronkite Moments: JFK, Vietnam, Watergate

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Walter Cronkite was and still is the standard for broadcast news because of his knowledge of the news and what it meant, but also how he carried himself. He … Continue reading

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Bedford TV: Video: CBS News Evening News: Iranian Hostage Crisis, December 26, 1980

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Looks like at least from this short film that the American hostages in Iran were taken care of. That they weren’t being starved, or forced to wear awful looking … Continue reading

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