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The Rambler. That was one ugly car.

Back on topic, in Cronkite’s day the media was far more independent. Global corporations that now control the major media hadn’t yet risen to the point of being more powerful than many national govts. People like Cronkite had more freedom to report the news rather than defacto read press releases from the White House or corporate headquarters. Whether they were reporting news or doing an editorial was more clear than it is now. Society as a whole was more civil.