email@example.com (Ed Ricardo):I was sittin' home alone one night in LA, Watchin' old Cronkite on the seven o'clock news. It seems there was an earthquake that Left nothin' but a Panama hat And a pair of old Greek shoes. Didn't seem like much was happenin' So I turned it off and went to grab another beer. Seems like every time you turn around There's another hard-luck story that you're gonna hear And there's really nothin' anyone can say And I never did plan to go anyway To Black Diamond Bay.
In The Kennedy Poems we find Walt:
Cronkite is used as a verb by Allen Ginsberg in the liner notes to Desire (1975):stunned by disbelief as everybody in the room we watched Walter Cronkite half asleep tryin his best t fasten rumor t'gether it was friday mornin yesterday a riot started up in Harlem t'day at least for now it is no more
Suddenly a big dissolve & you're sitting with minstrel Dylan in L.A. household watching the same poem Cronkited on TV news: bard sings the awful movie where everybody loses & what can you say?