New Bio: Cronkite Was on the Take

He accepted scads of free Pan Am trips, says Brinkley book

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff

Posted May 23, 2012 12:28 AM CDT | Updated May 23, 2012 1:00 AM CDT

(Newser) – It seems our apparently squeaky-clean fatherly news king Walter Cronkite was not above accepting major freebies from none other than Pan Am. That's the dirt from a new biography on Cronkite, that claims he cut a deal in the 1970s with the airline to...   Read full story »


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