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TV's First 30-Minute Evening Newscast

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CBS Evening News with anchor Walter Cronkite was network TVís first 30-minute evening newscast. It was expanded from its previous 15-minute format beginning with the September 3, 1963 telecast. At the end of that inaugural 30-minute show, Cronkite first uttered his famous tagline, ďAnd thatís the way it is.Ē

Posted:  2004-06-11  2:46:20 PM

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