[amsat-bb] Re: Walter Cronkite SK 1916-2009
kq6ea at pacbell.net
Fri Jul 17 18:37:05 PDT 2009
I grew up watching him. My Mom used to let me stay home "sick" from
grade school so I could watch the Mercury, and then the Gemini
missions, as long as they were only in space ONE day!
I saw him cry when Kennedy was assassinated, and watched him choke up when Apollo 11 landed on the Moon.
I didn't always agree with him, but I respected him. He was from a different world than the "Journalists" of today.
Good bye, old friend, and may you rest in peace.
--- On Fri, 7/17/09, Les Alverson <kd4sfd at bellsouth.net> wrote:
From: Les Alverson <kd4sfd at bellsouth.net>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Walter Cronkite SK 1916-2009
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Date: Friday, July 17, 2009, 6:19 PM
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