Walter Cronkite Source - Public Opinion and the Media

Read the broadcast by Walter Cronkite and answer the following questions

1/ What view is Cronkite expressing in the content of the source? Use good quotes to back up your ideas.

2/ What do you think the purpose of the source is?

3/ What does this source tell us about the way the media might have been viewing the war by 1968?

4/ How significant is this view in the context of media coverage and public opinion?

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