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Cronkite by Douglas Brinkley.. Who doesn’t want to really know the affable news anchor who may have had as much to do with the end of the Viet Nam war as any other individual? And he was a sailor!

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"Walter Cronkite exemplified the glorious age of trusted journalism. In this deeply researched and brilliantly analytic biography, Douglas Brinkley captures his essence. He treats Cronkite as not just an icon, but as a real human with passions, loves, and occasional enmities. It’s a fascinating and valuable tale."

Walter Isaacson

"This sweeping narrative of Walter Cronkite’s life is irresistibly told, beautifully written, and deeply researched. Douglas Brinkley has produced one trustworthy biography after another, each one commanding widespread respect and admiration. And this is one of the very best."

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Author bio: "Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair . The Chicago Tribune has dubbed him ""America's new past master."" Six of his books have been selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year. His most recent book, The Great Deluge , won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He lives in Texas." More information can be found here:

Book Details: Nonfiction Thriller; (832 pp. Kindle/Audiobook/Print editions)

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