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Walter Cronkite: How Sputnik Changed the World

In a series of occasional essays exclusive to NPR, distinguished journalist Walter Cronkite comments on news events he reported on over the past century that still resonate today. Friday on All Things Considered, Cronkite reflects on the 45th anniversary of Sputnik, the first man-made satellite. Listen and learn more about Cronkite's previous essays for NPR.

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