July 15 marks the 50-year anniversary of Cronkite's first on-air appearance for CBS News. The Saturday Early Show's Russ Mitchell profiles the man whose fairness and journalistic integrity earned him the title "the most trusted man in America."
During his career at CBS News, Walter Cronkite covered the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. He delivered the news of such milestone events as the first moon landing, the assassination of President Kennedy and Watergate.
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