Walter Cronkite was America's Anchorman. If Walter told you something on the news, people took it for God's truth. March 6, 1981, Walter Cronkite signed off for the last time.

Cronkite was the anchor on CBS from 1962 to 1981, 19 years!

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Edit - I originally had it as 30 years, but I'm math challenged. My wife is the math teacher. Me... I need to go back to learn basic math :) It's 40 years!