Walter Cronkite Funeral Held Today

A private funeral service for Walter Cronkite was held in Manhattan on Thursday. Read on for details...

A massive crowed gathered outside St. Bartholomew's Church prior to the service. Mourners arrived to pay their last respects to the TV legend as his casket, draped in gold and red cloth, was brought into the church. News veterans such as Dan Rather, Diane Sawyer, Barbara Walters, Ann Curry, and Connie Chung were in attendance.

Cronkite's son Chip, "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney and producer Sanford Socolow were scheduled to speak at the service.

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