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FBI Files Discuss Cronkite Aiding Vietnam Protesters [News Anchor A Traitor?]
YahooNews ^ | May 14th 2010

Posted on 05/14/2010 10:34:25 AM PDT by Steelfish

FBI Files Discuss Cronkite Aiding Vietnam Protesters

Legendary CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite allegedly collaborated with anti-Vietnam War activists in the 1960s, going so far as to offer advice on how to raise the public profile of protests and even pledging CBS News resources to help pull off events, according to FBI documents obtained by Yahoo! News.

The documents, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, say that in November 1969, Cronkite encouraged students at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla., to invite Maine Sen. Edmund Muskie to address a protest they were planning near Cape Kennedy (now known as Cape Canaveral). Cronkite told the group's leader that Muskie would be nearby for a fundraiser on the day of the protest, and said that "CBS would rent [a] helicopter to take Muskie to and from site of rally," according to the documents.

The claims are contained in an FBI memo recounting a confidential informant's report on a November 1969 meeting of a Rollins College protest group called Youth for New America. The group was planning rallies near Cape Kennedy on Nov. 13 and 14 — the latter being day of the Apollo 12 launch from Cape Kennedy, which President Nixon would be attending — as part of a nationwide Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam. That protest action culminated in a huge march on Washington on Nov. 15.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cbsnews; commiesymp; cronkite; duplicate; enemedia; enemywithin; fifthcolumn; traitor; unclewalter; vietnamprotestor; waltercronkite

1 posted on 05/14/2010 10:34:25 AM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

I wonder if this will make the news.


2 posted on 05/14/2010 10:38:06 AM PDT by Mark was here (Fighting for freedom is never easy, especially when your enemies are merely fighting for free stuff.)
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To: Steelfish

Not reporting the news - making the news.


3 posted on 05/14/2010 10:40:15 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Mark was here

We all knew the Cronkite was a communist sympathizer . Now we have proof.


4 posted on 05/14/2010 10:41:54 AM PDT by rogertarp
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To: Steelfish; IncPen

5 posted on 05/14/2010 10:46:33 AM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 477 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Steelfish

Prominent “Media Creatures” since the early 1950’s have long supported vice addiction, sedition,espionage, sabotage, treason, assaults on Christianity and other Western values.


6 posted on 05/14/2010 10:51:31 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Mark was here
I wonder if this will make the news.

Doubt it. This is not a surprise by any means.

7 posted on 05/14/2010 10:52:25 AM PDT by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: Steelfish

and this differs from William Randolph Hearst and the sinking of the Maine HOW exactly??


8 posted on 05/14/2010 10:53:22 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Steelfish

The MSM lost me in 1968 when it gleefully predicted that General Giap would do to the 5th Marines at Khe Sanh what he did to the French at Dien Bien Phu.


9 posted on 05/14/2010 10:54:39 AM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: Mark was here

Traitorous bustard knows the score now.


10 posted on 05/14/2010 10:57:42 AM PDT by Quix (BLOKES who got us where we R: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: Steelfish

So... what else is new? Between him and Hanoi Jane, the outcome was molded to fit the libs’ desires.


11 posted on 05/14/2010 11:00:45 AM PDT by ataDude (Its like 1933, mixed with the Carter 70s, plus the books 1984 and Animal Farm, all at the same time.)
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To: Spok

I don’t know what Cronkite saw but I was in III Corps and the Saigon Military district during Tet and all we saw were dead gooks.


12 posted on 05/14/2010 11:01:43 AM PDT by Little Bill (Harry Browne is a poofter)
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To: Steelfish

I despised him then and I despise him now. If I was close to his grave I would offer to water his rotting head.


13 posted on 05/14/2010 11:04:49 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot ((Read "The Grey Book" for an alternative to corruption in DC))
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To: Steelfish

He did it then, and you all know this crap is happening now.


14 posted on 05/14/2010 11:05:53 AM PDT by vpintheak (Love of God, Family and Country has made me an extremist.)
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To: Steelfish; Jim Robinson
bttt.

We knew this. Pathetic.

15 posted on 05/14/2010 11:12:04 AM PDT by Republic (Stop the horrific liberals from spending ONE MORE DIME before they destroy our nation.)
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To: Steelfish

Was it clear the U.S. was winning when Commie Walter began his sedition?


16 posted on 05/14/2010 11:14:24 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: Steelfish
What??? How... how could this be? What about an unbiased media? You.. you mean Walter ("The Most Trusted Man in America)...

LIED????

(Cue the Huge Manatee)

17 posted on 05/14/2010 11:17:37 AM PDT by ScottinVA (RIP to the country I love...)
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To: ScottinVA

Walter Crankcase was a liar, and a servant of the father of lies.


18 posted on 05/14/2010 11:18:51 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Walter Duranty-esque BUMP....


19 posted on 05/14/2010 11:20:54 AM PDT by newfreep (Palin/DeMint 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: maggief; STARWISE; hoosiermama; SE Mom; Liz; penelopesire; Steelfish

I am glad to see verification.

I always hated “Uncle Walter.”


20 posted on 05/14/2010 11:24:23 AM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: Oratam
Walter began his outwardly seditious course during and after Tet. U.s support for pounding the NVA and VC was over after that.

Someone should put The Order of Lenin on his grave. He earned it as much as anyone.

21 posted on 05/14/2010 11:24:41 AM PDT by muleskinner
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To: Steelfish; All

What was the name of the Vietnamese General who wrote a book about the Tet Offensive .. claiming that he believed Vietnam HAD LOST THE TET OFFENSIVE .. but when he heard Cronkite say that America had lost the Tet Offensive .. Vietnam regrouped and relaunched an attack - AND WE ENDED UP LOSING 58,000 AMERICAN SOLDIERS.

Cronkite wasn’t just a Communist sympathizer, HE WAS A TRAITOR. He was one of those Hate-America people .. and he never lost an opportunity to make America look bad.

FOX was ready to run a SPECIAL PROGRAM regarding Cronkite, after he passed away, but I sent them a scathing email demanding to know why a person who’s careless words had caused the deaths of 58,000 of America’s best and brightest was due ANY such accolades. They never ran it (at least not that I know).


22 posted on 05/14/2010 11:26:49 AM PDT by CyberAnt
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To: Steelfish

No surprise. Cronkite and CBS also donated plenty of air time for John Kerry and the Vietnam Veterans Against the War to tell lies about US war crimes.


23 posted on 05/14/2010 11:27:16 AM PDT by Interesting Times (For the truth about "swift boating" see ToSetTheRecordStraight.com)
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To: CyberAnt
What was the name of the Vietnamese General who wrote a book ...
General Giap

Source
24 posted on 05/14/2010 11:36:09 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: rogertarp

Anyone doubt he partnered with Kerry and Fonda?


25 posted on 05/14/2010 11:39:21 AM PDT by Carley (WE CAN SEE NOVEMBER FROM OUR HOUSE)
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To: CyberAnt

58,000 American family should file a class action lawsuit against c-BS....That might get some attention!


26 posted on 05/14/2010 11:39:32 AM PDT by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: Steelfish

Cronkite, Rather and Hanoi Jane are traitors. Especially Hanoi Jane.


27 posted on 05/14/2010 11:43:39 AM PDT by afnamvet (Patriots Rising)
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To: oh8eleven

That’s great! Thanks for posting that.

I remember hearing him speak in an interview about his book - but I just couldn’t remember his name.


28 posted on 05/14/2010 11:46:53 AM PDT by CyberAnt
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To: Interesting Times
No surprise. Cronkite and CBS also donated plenty of air time for John Kerry and the Vietnam Veterans Against the War to tell lies about US war crimes.

Kerry is a traitor to America and should be punished accordingly.

29 posted on 05/14/2010 11:47:45 AM PDT by afnamvet (Patriots Rising)
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To: CyberAnt; Grampa Dave; ASA Vet



30 posted on 05/14/2010 11:53:09 AM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: onyx

What scum ..


31 posted on 05/14/2010 11:53:37 AM PDT by STARWISE (Thhttp://www.e overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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