CBS replaces Cronkite's voice with Freeman
Nearly six months after Walter Cronkite's death, his voice is leaving the "CBS Evening News."
According to a story in Calendar, Cronkite's introduction of anchor Katie Couric was replaced Monday by a voice-over featuring actor Morgan Freeman. Cronkite's voice was kept on the air even after his death July 17.
Here is the CBS announcement.
Photo: Walter Cronkite in his CBS office preparing for his final newscast in 1981. Credit: Associated Press