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Walter Cronkite -- JFK Dead

July 17, 2009 |  8:38 pm

Nov. 23, 1963, Walter Cronkite

Nov. 23, 1963: "[Walter] Cronkite's voice broke when he said that the official word had come that the president was dead. Chet Huntley's eyes brimmed. David Brinkley in Washington wore sorrow in his face. [ABC Vice President James] Hagerty held his head and signed."