Austin, Texas, U. Cronkite had been standing at the United Press International wire machine in the CBS newsroom as the bulletin of the President's shooting broke and he clamored to get on the air to break the news as he wanted CBS to be the first network to do so. Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity. With All Deliberate Speed? Retrieved April 17, This Just In: Cronkite's voiceover was notably not used on introducing the broadcast reporting his funeral — no voiceover was used on this occasion.
It argues that government policies meant to solve problems instead produce new ones, and that free individuals and the private sector perform tasks more efficiently than the government does.
Just before the bulletin cut out, a CBS News staffer was heard saying "Connally too," apparently having just heard the news that Texas Governor John Connally had also been shot while riding in the presidential limousine with his wife Nellie and Mr. Cronkite spoke out against the War on Drugs in support of the Drug Policy Alliancewriting a fundraising letter and appearing in advertisements on behalf of the DPA. First Hand Knowledge: Renew America.
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