Talk:Walter Cronkite

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 Definition Iconic American broadcast journalist, (1916-2009), best remembered as anchorman for the CBS Evening News, 1962-1981. [d] [e]
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'He attended University of Texas.' Is this acceptable in American English? Ro Thorpe 18:38, 5 February 2008 (CST)

Don't think so. I attended Duke University, without an article, but also THE University of North Carolina, with. Sometimes -- although they change their minds every once in a while -- even Johns Hopkins University insists on being referred to as "The". I "beed bold" & changed it. Bruce M.Tindall 20:20, 26 June 2008 (CDT)
Youse is correct -- Brits "go to university", 'Merkins "go to college" but "go to the U. of so-and-so" or "go to the university". Ro and I discussed this at length in the discussion of some other article. Hayford Peirce 20:25, 26 June 2008 (CDT)