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    Walter Cronkite's death marks end of an era - 18 Jul 09

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Prominent Americans from different fields have paid tribute to Walter Cronkite, the TV news presenter became as famous as the stories he broadcast. He died on Friday in New York at the age of 92.

    President Obama called Cronkite the voice of certainty in an uncertain world. Al Jazeera's Mark Orchard looks back on the life of the man once voted the most trusted in America.