Former President Bill Clinton Pays Tribute to Walter Cronkite at Memorial Service

Former President Bill Clinton joined current President Barack Obama and journalists Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, Matt Lauer, Andy Rooney and many others at a memorial service held for the late Walter Cronkite.

Clinton spoke to those gathered, paying tribute to the former CBS newscaster. "He had an inquiring mind, a caring heart and a careful devotion to the facts," Clinton said of Cronkite.

As the CBS anchorman for almost 20 years, Cronkite's dependability and everyman demeanor comforted audiences through such lows as the President Kennedy assassination and cheered them in such highs as America landing on the moon.



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