publication date: Saturday, September 18, 2021 (part of Fall 2021)

category: Journalism

clue: Americans trusted him every evening to cover WWII and Vietnam, the deaths of Kennedy and Lennon, the Moon landing and the Watergate scandal, and so much more. And that's the way it was.

explanation: Cronkite was the longtime anchor of CBS Evening News, often called "the most trusted man in America." He signed off each broadcast with, "and that's the way it is." more…

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, and Aaron Shurtleff


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