"The most trusted man in America" (b. Nov. 4, 1916)
He famously delivered some of the most important news of our time throughout his career as a news anchor. After retirement he sought for political campaign finance reform by arguing that candidates should be given free televised airtime as they do in all European Democracies.
On this eve before election, give Walter Cronkite a birthday present, and remember to go vote tomorrow.
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