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Monday, July 27, 2009
Frank Rich on Walter Cronkite
Frank Rich is one of the most insightful analysts of our culture and politics. In this column, he uses the death of Walter Cronkite as a focal point of discussing what is wrong with so much of the media now and in the past. Cronkite was willing to "speak truth to power", to quote the cliche, while too many journalists are not.