Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. (born November 4 1916) is a retired American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for The CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962–81). During the heyday of CBS News in the 1970s and 1980s he was often cited in viewer opinion polls as "the most trusted man in America", because of his professional experience and avuncular demeanor.
Cronkite was born in Saint Joseph, Missouri to Walter Leland Cronkite and Helena Fritsch. He has remote Dutch ancestry on his father's side, the family surname originally being Krankheyt.
Cronkite lived in Kansas City, Missouri until he was ten, when his family moved to Houston, Texas. He attended junior high school at Lanier Junior Birthday School (now Lanier Middle School) and high school at San Jacinto High School. He was a member of the Boy Scouts. He attended university at The University of Texas at Austin, where he became a member of the Nu chapter of the Chi Phi Fraternity. He also was a member of the fraternal...
The U.S. vs. John Lennon is a 2006 documentary film about British musician John Lennon's transformation from a member of The Beatles to a rallying anti-war activist striving for world peace during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film also details the attempts by the United States government under President Richard Nixon to silence him. The film had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival and its North American premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. It was released in New York City and Los Angeles, California on 15 September 2006, and had a nationwide release on 29 September. A soundtrack composed of John Lennon tracks was released by Capitol Records and EMI on 26 September 2006.
The film is distributed by Lions Gate Films, which also distributed Michael Moore's 2004 film Fahrenheit 9/11. It makes extensive use of archival footage of Yoko and John, and includes a famously hard-hitting interview conducted by anti-war reporter Gloria Emerson.
The U.K. release was on December 8..., http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0478049
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story is an animated film, produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio, distributed by Universal Pictures, and originally released to movie theatres in 1993. It was rated G by the MPAA.
It was loosely based on the 1987 Hudson Talbott children's book We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story, which was narrated from the perspective of the main character, a Tyrannosaurus rex named Rex.
The story begins as Buster, a baby bird tired of his siblings picking on him, packs up and leaves his nest despite his mother telling him that he is too young to do so. Buster jumps off the tree, but unfortunately has not yet learned to fly. He falls to the ground and meets Rex, the now-intelligent Tyrannosaurus rex, who is playing golf. They introduce themselves and Buster tells Rex that he is leaving home to "join the circus". Rex tells him that some of his friends have been in circus, and the story unfolds from there.
The scene changes to a flashback, in which a small... http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108526