Walter Cronkite

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Title

Walter Cronkite

Subject

Cronkite, Walter
Celebrities - United States
Television journalists - United States
Capitol (Williamsburg, Va.)
Block 08. Building 11.

Description

Walter Cronkite visited Colonial Williamsburg during the 1967 Prelude to Independence event. Mr. Cronkite was one of many notable guests at the 1967 Prelude to Independence, which ran from May 15 to July 4. The main celebration occurred on May 27, 1967, when this photograph was taken.
This was one of many visits 'Uncle Walter' made to Colonial Williamsburg. He would return to give remarks at a General Assembly meeting held in the Capitol, as a noted guest to a Colonial Williamsburg Board of Trustees meeting, and as a journalist to cover the final Ford/Carter debate of the 1976 Presidential Election, held in Williamsburg.

Creator

Iseley, Jane

Date

1967-05-27

Date Created

1967-05-27

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

K67-NJI-452-31A

Rights Holder

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Color Negative

Physical Dimensions

4x5 inches

Citation

Iseley, Jane, “Walter Cronkite,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed July 1, 2022, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/697.