A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Walter Cronkite on TV during a presidential debate between Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter in 1976.

The truth behind Cronkite’s allure

By Eric Mink June 6, 2012

I never fell under the spell of Walter Cronkite — all that “Uncle Walter” nonsense, that “most trusted man in America” stuff. By the time Cronkite took over the “CBS Evening News” in the spring of 1962, I was already a Huntley-Brinkley kid....

Editorial: Notorious

March 7, 2012

So Missouri is going to erect a sculpture to a talk-show host who calls women sluts and prostitutes, and whose main mission is to spew hate? We thought Sen. Jane Cunningham (R-Chesterfield) gave Missouri a black eye when she spoke out against child labor...

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