NEW YORK – The death of Walter Cronkite elicited tributes from colleagues, presidents past and present, world-famous astronauts and those who hoped in vain to fill his empty anchor chair, all honoring the avuncular face of TV journalism who became the “most trusted man in America.”*

Cronkite died Friday night after a long battle with cerebrovascular disease, he died with his family at his side. He was 92.

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* AP has more: Link | Walter Cronkite [wikipedia]