For those of us who grew up with "Uncle Walter," his passing is really the end of an era. Newspeople today just don't have the credibility that Cronkite and Edward R. Murrow commanded. Share your memories of the legendary newsman.
Walter Cronkite is interviewed in his CBS office at the broadcast center in New York on Feb. 3, 1981, the year he retired. President Jimmy Carter awarded the anchorman with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.