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Cronkite in the Theatre

Visitors of the Cronkite memorial can now see Walter Cronkite come to life as the third and final installation of the Cronkite plays hits the stage. Gordon Mapley, Dean and Executive Director of Western Institute was excited to announce the touring of the Cronkite trilogy as the university works to bring the final play to life. “The third play is based... Read More

Biographer to speak at Convocation

Historian and Walter Cronkite biographer Douglas Brinkley has been announced as the speaker for the 21st R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues. Brinkley will be speaking Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 10 a.m. at Missouri Western’s Looney Sports Complex. Brinkley will be speaking on what would have been Walter Cronkite’s 98th birthday. Western’s President Robert Vartabedian spoke of his excitement... Read More