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The Anchor’s Away, Hamish

Eight years ago today legendary CBS anchor-man Walter Cronkite passed away. A genial, erudite man he was once dubbed ‘the most trusted man in America’, leading to him being allowed to chaperone Richard Nixon’s ego while vacationing in Galveston. Evidently, though, Cronkite was unimpressed with the most trusted man accolade; deeming it an insignificant due to lack of competition at the time. Although not widely known, Cronkite found a bug under his desk in the CBS office during the Watergate […]

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