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Walter Cronkite is a renowned, long-time television news anchor.
Tobacco industry documents
Walter Cronkite was featured in anti-smoking ads in the 1960s funded by the Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association. In one ad broadcast in April, 1969 he referred to smoking cigarettes "self-imposed torture."
In 1967, Philip Morris sponsored the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite.
- Advisory Council, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
- Honorary Director, Drug Policy Alliance
- Director, National Press Foundation 
- Board of Sponsors, Center for War/Peace Studies 
- Honorary Advisor, Free The Children 
- Honorary Councillor, World Future Council 
- Honorary Trustee, New England Aquarium 
- Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute: Four Freedoms Award (1989)
Resources and articles
Related Sourcewatch articles
- CBS Television Cigarette & Health News "Walter Cronkite" CBSTV Transcript. April 28, 1969, Brown & Williamson Bates No. 690007591A
- Cullman JF III, Weissman G, Philip Morris Philip Morris Incorporated 670000 Annual Report December, 1967. Bates No. 2048016078/6117
- Our Board of Directors & Advisors, National Press Foundation, accessed April 19, 2008.
- Staff, Center for War/Peace Studies, accessed September 7, 2008.
- Honorary Advisors, Free The Children, accessed September 8, 2008.
- Honorary Councillors, World Future Council, accessed January 5, 2009.
- Trustees, New England Aquarium, accessed September 2, 2009.
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