"The Mississippi broke through a protective dike today...what is..what is a protective dike? Is it a large woman standing by the river going (in burly voice) "Don't go near there!" But Betty! "Don't go near there...get away from the river! Stay away from there!" I know we can't say the word dyke, we can't even say lesbian...it's Women in comfortable shoes, thank you very much!"

Cronauer does his radio show in Vietnam to cheer up the troops.