Satiric radio commentary for the 90s from the man who drained Lake Michigan and filled it with hot chocolate!!!

Charles Kuralt: One Of A Kind

Stan Freberg here. We recently lost a great broadcaster--Charles Kuralt, best remembered as the host of the CBS television show, "Sunday Morning." He was one of a kind. [:60 SPOT BREAK]

Charles Kuralt was cut from the same journalistic cloth as his fellow CBS icons Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite. Like them, Kuralt was what a CBS News chief called a "triple-threat man"--a writer, a reporter, and an anchor man. But most people remember him as the 25-year host of that marvelous show on Sunday morning called, "Sunday Morning."

My friend Charles Osgood, who took over as host of that show 3 years ago, recently devoted an entire program to remembering Kuralt, and how great to see him and hear that distinctive voice again.

For his "On The Road" pieces, he visited every state twice in a motor home, reporting back on Charles Kuralt's America,the country he dearly loved. So it was an irony that Kuralt died on the 4th of July.

So long, Charles, and thanks, from Stan Freberg here.

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