Pitfalls of Fame’s Egotism
Walter Cronkite recalls the following incident: Sailing back down the Mystic River in Conneciticut and following the channels tricky turns through an expanse of shallow water, I am reminded of the time a boatlaod of young people sped past us here, its occupants shouting and waving their arms. I waved back a cheery greeting and my wife said, “Do you know what they were shouting?” “Why, it was Hello, Walter,“ I replied. “No,” she said. “They were shouting, “Low water, Low water.“ Such are the pitfalls of fames egotism.