June 19, 2009 at 06:22 PM EDT

Former CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite is seriously ill, network sources told Media Bistro’s TV Newser blog yesterday. Last week, the network reportedly began updating the obituary for the 92-year-old newsman, who anchored the CBS Evening News for 19 years, earning him the moniker “Most Trusted Man in America.” When reached by EW, a spokesman for CBS News declined to comment on Cronkite’s health.

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