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Bill Geist to Receive Marist College Lowell Thomas Award
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Bill Geist, known for his humorous commentary and chronicling of America and Americans in his role as a correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, is the recipient of the 2007 Marist College Lowell Thomas Award. Geist will be honored at a luncheon at the University Club in Manhattan on September 27.

"Lowell Thomas knew how to tell a story, whether it was about his travels with Allenby in Palestine, his visit with the then-14 year-old-Dalai Lama, or average Americans across our nation," said Marist College President Dennis J. Murray. "Today, no one in broadcast journalism is a better story teller than
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Cronkite admitted blowing it on his famous commentary
Editor's note: With the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, WND takes a fresh look at the way CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite's famous 1968 editorial altered U.S. public opinion about the war – a broadcast that was untrue, turning a ...

'Lost' Cronkite broadcast reveals 180-degree war flip -
Editor's note: With the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, WND takes a fresh look at the way CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite's famous 1968 editorial altered U.S. public opinion about the war – a broadcast that was untrue, turning a ...

Education foundation in Cocoa teaches financial literacy, gets backing
Florida Today
Financial literacy courses will be able to reach more students nationwide, thanks to FoolProof Foundation, an organization with Brevard ties that received backing from consumers groups this month. Founded more than a decade ago in Cocoa, FoolProof aims ...

Discover Magazine (blog)

It Took 83 Engines to Get to the Moon
Discover Magazine (blog)
The first time the Saturn V launched in November of 1967, ceiling tiles in the nearby studio where Walter Cronkite was reporting from live fell to the floor. The power of the five F-1 engines was astonishing, and their combined 7.5 million pounds of ...


'It's so important to continue his dream'
Martha's Vineyard Times
Ms. Tucker-Underwood then played an emotional audio recording of Walter Cronkite's news report from the day MLK was assassinated on March 29, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. The room fell into silence as the voice echoed harrowing words most members ...

Broadcasting & Cable

The Changing Face of TV Anchors
Broadcasting & Cable
Even amidst their impassive demeanors, the most popular anchors did let their personalities poke through on occasion. Who can forget Walter Cronkite, holding back tears as he told the nation that President John F. Kennedy had been killed 38 minutes ...

Arizona State University

ASU launches 'Women, the Media and the Workplace' speaker series
Arizona State University
Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has created a new speaker series focusing on the critical workplace issues impacting women in the media. The four-part series, “Women, the Media and the Workplace ...

UT The Daily Texan

Find your voice at the Texan this spring
UT The Daily Texan
Judith Zaffirini and Walter Cronkite among our bylines, and hold more national, regional and state awards than any other college newspaper. How, you might ask, will you fit into this legacy? There is a department or position at the Texan to suit nearly ...

Exposing Our Greed and Venality, Trump Distracts From Damage to Our Protections
As a nation we have aged beyond the time when a Walter Cronkite could express on the CBS Evening News disenchantment with the war in Vietnam and a president (Lyndon Johnson) could reportedly have said, “If I've lost Cronkite, I've lost Middle America ...

Houston Chronicle

What to do with the art of men who act despicably? We can teach it.
Houston Chronicle
He hadn't yet given up on the relationship. After all: "I was the only one Martha knew who had any chance of going on the space shuttle and I was going to appear on television with Walter Cronkite." Hockenberry in 2014. Hockenberry in 2014. After the ...
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