Saturday, July 18, 2009

Walter Cronkite's World Politics, in His Own Words

"It seems to many of us that if we are to avoid the eventual catastrophic world conflict we must strengthen the United Nations as a first step toward a world government patterned after our own government with a legislature, executive and judiciary, and police to enforce its international laws and keep the peace.

To do that, of course, we Americans will have to yield up some of our sovereignty. That would be a bitter pill. It would take a lot of courage, a lot of faith in the new order. But the American colonies did it once and brought forth one of the most nearly perfect unions the world has ever seen."

~Walter Cronkite, 1999

2 comments:

Johann Van De Leeuw said...

Communist. I heard on the radio on the way home today that he was Billy Graham's best friend in the media. Go figure....

Son3 said...

I didn't know that!

It doesn't really surprise me, though.

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