Tom Brokaw





Tom Brokaw


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in Webster, South Dakota, The United States
February 06, 1940

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Thomas John Brokaw is an American television journalist and author, previously working on regularly scheduled news documentaries for the NBC television network, and is the former NBC News anchorman and managing editor of the program NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw. His last broadcast as anchorman was on December 1, 2004, succeeded by Brian Williams in a carefully planned transition. In the later part of Tom Brokaw's tenure, NBC Nightly News became the most watched cable or broadcast news program in the United States. Brokaw also hosted, wrote, and moderated special programs on a wide range of topics. Throughout his career, he has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors.

Brokaw serves on the Howard University School of Communication
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“In your pursuit of your passions, always be young. In your relationship with others, always be grown-up. ”
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“You are educated. Your
certification is in your
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it as the ticket to the good
life. Let me ask you to think of an
alternative. Think of it as your
ticket to change the world.”
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