Mark Weisenmiller on the career of Walter Cronkite listen07/20/09 Mitch E. Perry
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Marc Weisenmiller is a reporter based in the Tampa Bay Area, who works for the British-based Economist Magazine. Heâ€™s also the author of a biography on newscaster Chet Huntley, who as part of the Huntley-Brinkley report was one of the direct competitors of Walter Cronkite throughout the 1960â€™s.
In fact, as Weisenmiller discusses, Cronkite and the CBS Evening News did not become the news rating leader until 1970.
Mark Weisenmiller is the author of the book, Chet Huntley: Newscaster From the West: A New Kind of Book.