Walter Cronkite At age 85, legendary CBS newsman Walter Cronkite continues his work as an author, journalist, and commentator. Hosting the Russia Project is among his latest efforts. (Photo courtesy of Walter Cronkite) Walter Cronkite at the Nuremburg trials Cronkite covered the Nuremberg trials for United Press before a two-year stint as the wire service's correspondent in Moscow from 1946 to 1948. (Photo courtesy of Walter Cronkite) Walter Cronkite at the helm of the 'Courageous' Cronkite at the wheel of the America's Cup 12-meter yacht Courageous. The veteran anchorman recently published Around America: A Tour of Our Magnificent Coastline a book that presents a historical tour of the nation's nearly 5,000 miles of coastline. (Photo courtesy of Walter Cronkite) Walter Cronkite on 60 Minutes Following the Sept. 11 attacks, many in the media sought Cronkite's input. Here he is speaking with Ed Bradley of 60 Minutes, shortly after the allied bombing campaign against Afghanistan began Oct. 7. Watch a video clip of his Sept. 20 discussion with The Early Show's Jane Clayson. (CBS News photo) Reese Erlich and Walter Cronkite working on the Russia Project Cronkite and producer Reese Erlich at work on the Russia Project. (Photo courtesy of Walter Cronkite)