"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."
—The Wall Street Journal
"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."
"Entertaining . . . The story of a modest man who succeeded extravagantly by remaining mostly himself. . . . His memoir is a short course on the flow of events in the second half of this century—events the world knows more about because of Walter Cronkite
—The New York Times Book Review
A MAIN SELECTION OF THE BOOK-OF THE MONTH CLUB
In this text Walter Cronkite
, now eighty, ta kes us into his life - personal and professional. '
Gary Haynes joined United Press International as a photographer in Detroit in 1958. By 1969 he was UPI's assistant managing editor of photography in New York, and later that year was made a national picture editor for The New York Times. From inside UPI, as a shooter and a manager, Haynes saw nearly every UPI picture to move on the network for close to eleven years. Walter Cronkite
was a correspondent for UPI during World War II and then served as an evening news anchor on CBS for nearly 20 years, during which he became known as “the most trusted man in America.”