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Freeman Replacing Cronkite in CBS News Intro

Jan 5, 2010
If anything should make someone the logical choice to introduce the "CBS Evening News With Katie Couric" via voiceover, it's surely that the person previously played the role of God. No, not George Burns -- it's too late for that (and probably too soon for that joke). Well, then, how about Morgan Freeman?

Walter Cronkite, TV’s First Anchor, Dies at 92

Jul 18, 2009
One of the news industry's longest-living legends, Walter Cronkite, died of cerebrovascular disease Friday at the age of 92 Over the course of his storied career as the anchor of CBS News, Cronkite covered some of the biggest events of the 20th century He himself coined his famous and often-quoted sign-off line: "And that's the way it is  " .