I was lucky enough to have one of the first high school classes in the country.
Attorney General John Ashcroft has earned himself a remarkable distinction as the Torquemada of American law. TomÃ¡s de Torquemada...was largely responsible for...[the] torture and the burning of heretics â€” Muslims in particular. Now, of course, I am not accusing the Attorney General of pulling ou
Let us hear the peal of a new international liberty bell that calls us all to the creation of a system of enforceable world law in which the universal desire for peace can place its hopeand prayers.
I'd like to be a song and dance man.
The earliest admonition we had about the computer was to quit using the phrase electric brain. The folks in Philadelphia tried to convince us that the Univac didn't have a brain, and that whatever we fed into it would determine what we got out of it.
gave the impression of playing a role more than simply trying to deliver the news to the audience.
To say that we are closer to victory today is to believe, in the face of the evidence, the optimists who have been wrong in the past,
We are on the precipice of being so ignorant that our democracy is threatened.
Ethics must be reintroduced to public service to restore people's faith in government. Without such faith, democracy cannot flourish. Your ambitious agenda is filling a desperate need.
I've gone from the most trusted man in America to one of the most debated. Walter Cronkit
In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
To say that we are mired in stalemate seems the only realistic, yet unsatisfactory, conclusion.
A handful of us determine what will be on the evening news broadcasts, or, for that matter, in the New York Times or Washington Post or Wall Street Journal. Indeed it is a handful of us with this awesome power.And those [news stories] available to us already have been culled and re-culled by persons
Leaving San Francisco is like saying goodbye to an old sweetheart. You want to linger as long as possible.
Television... is not a substitute for print.
I am dumbfounded that there hasn't been a crackdown with the libel and slander laws on some of these would-be writers and reporters on the Internet.
This opens the door on another chapter of history.
Pat Robertson has written in a book a few years ago that we should have a world government, but only when the Messiah arrives. He wrote, literally, any attempt to achieve world order before that time must be the work of the Devil. Well join me - Iâ€™m glad to sit here at the right hand of Satan.
Old anchormen, you see, don't fade away. They just keep coming back for more. And that's the way it is, Friday, March 6, 1981.
So now the question is, basically, right now, how will the Osama Bin Laden tape affect the election? And I have a feeling that it could tilt the election a bit. In fact, I'm a little inclined to think that Karl Rove, the political manager at the White House, who is a very clever man, that he probabl
To suggest we are on the edge of defeat is to yield to unreasonable pessimism. To say that we are mired in stalemate seems the only realistic, yet unsatisfactory, conclusion. ... It is increasingly clear to this reporter that the only rational way out then will be to negotiate, not as victors, but a
It is clear that military force and our policy of preemption are alone insufficient to make us safe. But help is on the way. Legislation has been proposed to create a US Department of Peace. In the propsed Department of Peace it would organize our present system into one conscious effort to improve
We must strengthen the United Nations as a first step toward a World Government, patterned after our Own Government with a legislature, executive and judiciary and police.
The ethic of the journalist is to recognize one's prejudices, biases, and avoid getting them into print.
Interviewing friends is a tough one. Your duty to the interview must transcend your friendship. Occasionally you'll lose a friend.
The very first day we were there, ... I started getting notes in my box to call this Bernard Shaw.
We know that no one should tell a woman she has to bear an unwanted child. We know that religious beliefs cannot define patriotism.
I remember her when she was an NBC reporter -- correspondent in Japan -- and I thought she did great work. I haven't watched their morning show that much in late years, but from what I remember then, I can't see how she would lose her ability to be a journalist.
Everybody knows that there's a liberal, that there's a heavy liberal persuasion among correspondents.....Anybody who has to live with the people, who covers police stations, covers county courts, brought up that way, has to have a degree of humanity that people who do not have that exposure don't ha
An incredible reporter and a great writer, but he had a terrible stutter, a terrible stutter.