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Walter Cronkite

The man once known as "the most trusted man in America" passed away Friday at the age of  92. Walter Cronkite, the legendary journalist and TV news anchor for CBS, retired in 1981 after a long and distinguished career. Recruited by Edward R. Murrow,  Cronkite joined the network in the early 1950s after proving himself with his excellent coverage from Moscow during World War II. CBS has put together a restrospective of his life and career, including video and photo galleries. The library's collection also contains his autobiography and other writings, as well as many of the documentaries that he had narrated over the years.