Archive for July 17th, 2009

Robert Cushman Obituary

Friday, July 17th, 2009

OBITUARY

Robert Cushman dies at 62; photograph curator for film industry’s library

 

Robert Cushman and Allison Francis

Robert Cushman and Allison Francis at her recent wedding in January
(Courtesy Michael and Allison Francis)

 

The director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s Margaret Herrick Library says he had ‘an encyclopedic knowledge of movies that could not be matched.’

 

By Susan King
Los Angeles Times
July 17, 2009

 

Robert Cushman, photograph curator for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s Margaret Herrick Library in Beverly Hills, has died. He was 62.

 

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Walter Cronkite Obituary

Friday, July 17th, 2009

OBITUARY

Walter Cronkite dies at 92; longtime CBS anchorman

 

Walter Cronkite

  

The anchor of the ‘CBS Evening News’ was considered the most trusted public figure in America during his tenure.

 

By Valerie J. Nelson
Los Angeles Times
July 17, 2009

 

Walter Cronkite, the former CBS news anchor whose steady baritone informed, reassured and guided the nation during the tumultuous 1960s and 1970s, died today, CBS News announced. He was 92.

 

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