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Stories with person: Walter Cronkite
  • Ohio family finally learns how brother died in Vietnam 
    Updated: May-24-15 10:50 am

    OTTAWA, Ohio - On Christmas Eve 1968, Apollo 8 took humans to the moon for the first time, and the Dickman family buried their son. David Dickman was killed in the Vietnam War, and for 47 years, an Army form letter provided the only scant information they had about his death. And then in 2005, a phone call delivered two gifts, of information, and of friendship.

  • Ed Fouhy, network news executive, dead at age 80 
    Updated: May-13-15 3:23 pm

    NEW YORK - Ed Fouhy, a longtime television news executive whose Emmy Award-winning career ranged from producing Walter Cronkite's evening broadcasts to twice overseeing presidential debates, has died.