Sanford Socolow on Walter Cronkite's interview with Mayor Daley at the 1968 DNC

The Interviews: An Oral History of Television

The Interviews: An Oral History of Television

News producer Sanford Socolow discusses the difficult circumstances surrounding an interview Walter Cronkite conducted with Chicago’s Mayor Daley during the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

“Cronkite himself describes [it] as the most embarrassing professional moment of his life, interviewing Mayor Daley in a very abject, apologetic way.”

Watch Sanford Socolow’s full interview, where he discusses his many years at CBS News.

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