04/17/2012 01:35 pm ET Updated Jun 17, 2012

CBS News Pays Tribute To Walter Cronkite's First Day 50 Years Ago

(CBS News) - Fifty years ago, John Kennedy was in the White House, and Barack Obama was in diapers. The future of Berlin was in the morning papers, and the future of CBS News moved into the anchor chair.

"Good evening from CBS News headquarters in New York. Civil war threatens Algeria tonight," Walter Cronkite announced on during one of his early broadcasts.

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