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 Walter Cronkite - “The perils of duck hunting are great- especially for the duck”
 Walter Cronkite - “I am dumbfounded that there hasn't been a crackdown with the libel and slander laws on some of these would-be writers and reporters on the Internet.”
 Walter Cronkite - “The perils of duck hunting are great - especially for the duck.”
 Walter Cronkite - “Dan Rather and I just aren't especially chummy.”
 Walter Cronkite - “And that's the way it is.”
 Walter Cronkite - “There's a little more ego involved in these jobs than people might realize.”
 Walter Cronkite - “There is no such thing as a little freedom. Either you are all free, or you are not free.”
 Walter Cronkite - “I've gone from the most trusted man in America to one of the most debated.”
 Walter Cronkite - “I think somebody ought to do a survey as to how many great, important men have quit to spend time with their families who spent any more time with their family.”
 Walter Cronkite - “I think somebody ought to do a survey as to how many great, important men have quit to spend time with their families who spent any more time with their family. Probably less.”
 Walter Cronkite - “The great sadness of my life is that I never achieved the hour newscast, which would not have been twice as good as the half-hour newscast, but many times as good.”
 Walter Cronkite - “There's a difference between that and showboating. There's definitely some showboating. Usually it's obvious, to us journalists anyway -- whether it's obvious to the public, I don't know.”
 Walter Cronkite - “They're going to have to eat their words. Some of the things I've seen her do on Today when there's breaking news, I thought she's done a fine job. ... Her own journalistic instincts come to the fore.”
 Walter Cronkite - “Everything is being compressed into tiny tablets. You take a little pill of news every day - 23 minutes - and that's supposed to be enough.”
 Walter Cronkite - “The Best of the CBS Evening News.”
 Walter Cronkite - “Our job is only to hold up the mirror - to tell and show the public what has happened.”
 Walter Cronkite - “I don't think those things live forever with the public. They're more likely to live with us journalists than the public itself.”
 Walter Cronkite - “We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary act of intelligently selecting our leaders.”
 Walter Cronkite - “This opens the door on another chapter of history.”
 Walter Cronkite - “Congress the Presidency in the Television Age.”
 Walter Cronkite - “I think it is absolutely essential in a democracy to have competition in the media, a lot of competition, and we seem to be moving away from that.”
 Walter Cronkite - “We are keeping company, as the old phrase used to be. I'm not making any moves immediately. I don't think it's proper. My wife has only been gone less than a year. I'll wait until that year has passed, at least.”
 Walter Cronkite - “To say that we are closer to victory today is to believe, in the face of the evidence, the optimists who have been wrong in the past. To suggest we are on the edge of defeat is to yield to unreasonable pessimism. To say that we are mired in stalemate seems the only realistic, yet unsatisfactory, conclusion....It is increasingly clear to this reporter that the only rational way out then will be to negotiate, not as victors, but as an honorable people who lived up to their pledge to defend democracy and did the best they could.”
 Walter Cronkite - “When you're bringing in a fairly unknown candidate challenging a sitting president, the population needs a lot more information than reduced coverage provides.”
 Walter Cronkite - “The earliest admonition we had about the computer was to quit using the phrase electric brain. The folks in Philadelphia tried to convince us that the Univac didn't have a brain, and that whatever we fed into it would determine what we got out of it.”

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