Walter Cronkite quote excerpt from “Why I left 60 Minutes” by Charles Lewis

“the networks, including my own, do a first-rate job of disseminating the news, but all of them have third-rate news-gathering organizations. We are still basically dependent on the wire services. We have barely dipped our toe into investigative reporting.” -Walter Cronkite, excerpt from “Why I left 60 Minutes” by Charles Lewis

Read more: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/chuck-lewis-60-minutes-108415.html#ixzz369QuOEBR

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