Walter Cronkite Memorial To Include President Obama, Mickey Hart, Jimmy Buffet

Walter Cronkite
Walter Cronkite
Photo: John McNab

The AP reported that President Obama will speak at a memorial service at Lincoln Center on September 9 for the late CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite. Other famous guests expected to attend are former President Bill Clinton; news personalities Katie Couric, Andy Rooney, Bob Schieffer, Tom Brokaw; and the astronaut Buzz Aldrin.

The expected musical performers include Mickey Hart (Cronkite was a closet Deadhead), Wynton Marsalis, Michael Feinstein, Jimmy Buffett and the U.S. Marine Corps band. [Yahoo! News/AP]

Watch a clip of Walter Cronkite playing drums with Mickey Hart after the jump.

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