“That’s The Way It Is” Airs On May 18

By Brian 

CBS announces: “The world is a very different place than it was in the 1960s and ’70s when one voice seemed to speak for all Americans and, in so doing, to bind the nation together. That unique and iconic voice was, of course, Walter Cronkite‘s.”

A primetime special, “‘That’s The Way It Is’ — Celebrating Cronkite At 90,” will air at 8pm on Friday, May 18.

He turned 90 in November. Interviewed for the special: Don Hewitt, Dan Rather, Morley Safer, Mike Wallace, Ted Koppel, Diane Sawyer, Barbara Walters, Katie Couric, Charles Gibson, Brian Williams.

Nancy Kramer is the producer, Terry Manning is the producer/editor, Rob Klug is the director, Al Briganti is the executive editor and Susan Zirinsky is the EP…