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Cronkite Talks to Journalists

March 9, 1999
By: Karyn Dest
State Capital Bureau

A famous TV newsman's bust is placed in the Hall of Famous Missourian's in Jefferson City...Karyn Dest reports from the state Capitol.

Once called the "most trusted man in America," Walter Cronkite spoke to journalists Tuesday in Jefferson City.

He shared his views about today's state of journalism -- from coverage of Monica Lewinsky to the Internet.

Actuality:CRONKITE
RunTime: 4 seconds
OutCue: "NEWS DISSEMINATION."
Contents: [219K WAV file - Walter Cronkite says the public needs to "shake out" non-responsible Internet sources.]

Cronkite's bust was dedicated in Missouri's state Capitol earlier this week.

In Jefferson City, I'm Karyn Dest.