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July 18, 2009 in Nation/World
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2002: Cronkite basks in applause during an appearance in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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1952: CBS dips its toe into television and puts Cronkite in front of the camera. Associated Press/CBS

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Walter Cronkite walks the streets of Hanoi, Vietnam, for a CBS special report called “Honors, Duty and a War Called Vietnam.” Associated Press/CBS