instilled a sense of reassurance, even when he was reporting on very grave matters. Few who heard him will forget the person whom was dubbed 'The most trusted man in America' for his integrity and adherence to fact, or his famous 1950's sign-off to his CBS programme:-
"What sort of day was it? A day like all days, filled with those events that alter and illuminate our times... and you were there."
People like Walter come far too seldom into our lives.