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Tom Brokaw
Name : Tom Brokaw
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Date of Birth : 1940-02-06
Place of Birth : Webster, South Dakota
Country Of Nationality : United States
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Brief Bio : Thomas John Brokaw (born February 6, 1940 in Webster, South Dakota) is an American television journalist and author, previously working on regularly scheduled news documentaries for the NBC television... - More...
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Brokaw to sign books, speak Wednesday at USD
Sioux City Journal - Distinguished journalist and best-selling author Tom Brokaw will sign copies of his best-selling book, "BOOM! Voices of the Sixties," after his 7 p.m. address "Uncle Sam Needs Us" at The University of South Dakota on Wednesday at the ballroom of the Muenster University Center.

Brokaw is currently a special correspondent for NBC News reporting and producing long-form documentaries while also providing commentary during election coverage and breaking news events.

A native of Yankton, S.D., and a 1964 graduate of The University of South Dakota, Brokaw is the former anchor of "NBC Nightly News." Most recently, he was a correspondent during the network's
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Posted 9/27/2010 02:09:40 PM | Permalink
Nightly news: New anchors away!
USA Today - USA - Ask ABC World News anchor Charles Gibson why he has become the nation's most-watched TV news anchor, and he grins.

"Unbridled sex appeal," he says.

Gibson is kidding, of course. But after the tumultuous year since the Tom Brokaw/Peter Jennings/Dan Rather era ended, his reason might be as good as any as to why the race among him, NBC's Brian Williams and CBS' Katie Couric has played out the way it has.

The contest began last Labor Day with Couric's much-heralded arrival at the CBS Evening News. The former Today star and the man who hired her — CBS CEO Leslie Moonves
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Celebrities : Charles Gibson, Dan Rather, Tom Brokaw
Categories : News Commentators / Journalists, TV Personalities
Posted 8/29/2007 12:08:30 AM | Permalink
Bill Geist to Receive Marist College Lowell Thomas Award
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Bill Geist, known for his humorous commentary and chronicling of America and Americans in his role as a correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, is the recipient of the 2007 Marist College Lowell Thomas Award. Geist will be honored at a luncheon at the University Club in Manhattan on September 27.

"Lowell Thomas knew how to tell a story, whether it was about his travels with Allenby in Palestine, his visit with the then-14 year-old-Dalai Lama, or average Americans across our nation," said Marist College President Dennis J. Murray. "Today, no one in broadcast journalism is a better story teller than
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Categories : News Commentators / Journalists, Speakers News
Posted 8/23/2007 12:08:12 AM | Permalink
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Tom Brokaw suggests hearing aids for senators who do not recall Trump's 's—-hole' remark
Veteran journalist Tom Brokaw has posted a scathing tweet aimed at Republican Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue, who said that they “do not recall” President Trump making the “shithole” remark during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration ...

New York Times

Tom Brokaw: You Can Find the Entire World Inside Your Hospital
New York Times
President Trump is vowing to return to two of his favorite goals in 2018: a crackdown on immigration and the dissolution of the Affordable Care Act. When congressional Republicans passed the sweeping tax bill in December, they eliminated the A.C.A.'s ...


Tom Brokaw: Perhaps GOP Senators Who Don't 'Recall' 'Sh*thole' Comments Should Get Hearing Aids
Veteran newsman Tom Brokaw had some pithy words for the two Republican senators who said they don't recall President Trump's “shithole countries” comment. Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue put out a statement that was not an unequivocal denial that ...


Tom Brokaw Says Fox News Is 'On A Jihad' To Destroy FBI's Credibility
Veteran broadcaster Tom Brokaw accuses Fox News of waging “a jihad” against the FBI to discredit the investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia. During an appearance on MSNBC's “Morning Joe” Thursday, Brokaw ...

Powell Tribune

2017 YEAR IN REVIEW: Tom Brokaw visits Powell searching for 'The Other America'
Powell Tribune
Today Show correspondent Tom Brokaw is filmed as he strolls through downtown Powell last July. The veteran newsman was in town filming a story about conservative rural America. Tribune file photo by CJ Baker. A media industry icon spent a couple of ...

Powell Tribune

Brokaw op-ed in New York Times keeps his Powell experience alive
Powell Tribune
Powell's “Tom Brokaw connection“ made news again to open 2018, courtesy of a mention in a Brokaw-authored op-ed in the New York Times. The high profile NBC-TV newsman made a late July visit to Powell, which he likened to a picture postcard of small ...


Mind Over Miller: The shoulders we all stand on
Our success was preordained by the courageous, self-sufficient and very hard-working generations that preceded and nurtured us. ( Brokaw's best-selling book The Greatest Generation is worth reading. As a member of that generation ...

Tom Brokaw Takes Shots at Top Republican Senators Who Said Trump Didn't Say 'Sh*thole'
Independent Journal Review
President Donald Trump denies he said “sh*thole” in a meeting regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a group of senators. Four senators at the meeting, Tom Cotton (R-AR), Dick Durbin (R-IL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and ...


Here's How We Can Reinvent Local News
But I worry that these collaborations, though valuable and successful, don't scale up to a mass audience. TV, though hobbled, is still the way most Americans get their local news. The inescapable truth is that throughout our nation's history, local ...
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