Walter Cronkite, who was anchor of the CBS Evening News from 1962 to 1981, will speak at Caltech in Pasadena on Nov. 18.
The event will focus on an informal exchange between Cronkite and KNBC-TV anchorman Jess Marlow. Cronkite will then take questions from the audience.
Cronkite's appearance is the inaugural Lee A. DuBridge Distinguished Lecture, initiated in honor of the longtime Caltech scientist and former science advisor to President Richard Nixon. DuBridge, who died in 1994, was president of Caltech from 1946 to 1969.
The lecture, which will be held at Beckman Auditorium, is free and open to the public. For more information, call (818) 395-4652.