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27/02/1968 Walter Cronkite delivers his famous critique of the Vietnam war

Walter Cronkite was an American broadcast journalist and an anchorman for CBS Evening News. Cronkite journeyed to Vietnam during the war and after his return, he wrote a disappointing report of the situation. His report had a huge impact on public opinion, as he was often cited as “the most trusted man in America”.


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