Nightly News | February 14, 2014
>> good night, children.
>> good night, john boy .
>> good night, jim bob .
>> and so it went, the veteran actor ralph waite has died. his agent talked him into doing a pilot program to quote, pick up a couple of bucks in 1972 and that became the waltons, in addition to his film and stage roles, waite was a marine corp veteran and a minister, ralph waite was 85 years old.