A large mural of images and a display case illustrate NASA’s exploration of space. Cronkite was fascinated by space and space travel, and was the "go to" anchor for CBS's coverage of the space program.
The display cases house items owned by and related to Walter Cronkite, including eight of his Emmys and his CBS office desk. The items currently on display reflect aspects of his life as a journalist [...]
The large timeline chronicles Cronkite’s life from his birth November 4, 1916, to his death July 17, 2009. The timeline not only includes photos and information from his life as a news reporter and anchor, [...]
The memorial includes a display that lists Missouri’s colleges and universities. It was formerly housed in the state capitol, and Cronkite lent his voice detailing the importance of Missouri higher education.
A kiosk with touch-panel controls and a video display system is dedicated to the news reports depicted in the Historical Photograph Display. The videos detail the events that Cronkite covered as anchor of the CBS [...]
The photographic display, approximately 9 feet wide by 21 feet tall, is the centerpiece of the Walter Cronkite Memorial. Cronkite served as anchor of the CBS Evening News from 1962-1981, and the display contains 39 [...]