Today would have been Walter Cronkite’s 94th birthday.
On 1971, LIFE photographer Leonard McCombe visited Walter Cronkite for a portrait of the newsman at work and at play. Here he is on the March 26, 1971, cover, pursuing one of his favorite pastimes: sailing.
(see more — LIFE With Walter Cronkite)
Yep. I was a fan … I’m glad he passed before the rise of Fox “News”, which would have killed him for sure.