Walter Cronkite Reports On 1979 Total Solar Eclipse

Monday, August 14th 2017, 3:16 pm
By: News 9

For the first time since 1979, the continental United States will get a glimpse of a total solar eclipse.

Walter Cronkite was on the anchor desk of the CBS Evening News the last time the rare celestial event moved its way across the country.

Watch Cronkite’s original report “the way it was” when he delivered it 38 years ago.