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Walter Cronkite's Illness Worsens

It's been a hard day in entertainment news, and it's about to get harder. The New York Times reported today that Walter Cronkite is gravely ill with cerebrovascular disease and, according to his family members, "not expected to recuperate." "He is resting at home surrounded by family, friends and a wonderful medical team," his three children said. Cronkite's family told TVNewser, a blog, that he had been suffering from his disease for several years. The CBS News anchor was oftentimes described as "the most trusted man in America" during his work on CBS Evening News from 1960-81.