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Tom Brokaw

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Tom Brokaw, a native of South Dakota, graduated from the University of South Dakota with a degree in political science. He began his journalism career in Omaha & Atlanta before joining NBC News in 1966. Brokaw was the White House correspondent for NBC News during Watergate, and from 1976 to 1981 he visa mer anchored Today on NBC. He's been the sole anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw since 1983. Brokaw has won every major award in broadcast journalism, including two DuPonts, a Peabody Award, and several Emmys. He is the author of the bestselling books "The Greatest Generation" and "The Greatest Generation Speaks". He lives in New York and Montana. (Publisher Provided) Tom Brokaw, born February 6, 1940, is a television journalist and author best known as the anchor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004. He received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. Brokaw is the author of The Greatest Generation (1998), The Greatest Generation Speaks(1999), An Album of Memories(2001), A Long Way from Home: Growing Up in the American Heartland (2002), Boom!: Voices of the Sixties Personal Reflections on the '60s and Today (2007), and The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation about America - Who We Are, Where We've Been, and Where We Need to Go Now, to Recapture the American Dream (2011). He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. Brokaw is the only person to host all three major NBC News programs: The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, and, briefly, Meet the Press. He now serves as a Special Correspondent for NBC News and works on documentaries for other outlets. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre
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The Greatest Generation (1998) 4,685 exemplar
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Brokaw, Thomas John
Webster, South Dakota, USA
University of South Dakota (BS|Government|1964)
news anchor
television presenter
Auld, Meredith Lynn (wife)
Brokaw, Sarah (daughter)
NBC News
Howard University
Norton Simon Museum
American Museum of Natural History
International Rescue Committee
American Academy of Arts and Sciences (visa alla 7)
Council on Foreign Relations (board member)
Priser och utmärkelser
Peabody Award
Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards for excellence in broadcast journalism (x2)
Emmy (x7)
National Headliner Award (1990)
Dennis Kauff Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism (1995)
Lowell Thomas Award (1995) (visa alla 20)
University of Missouri–Columbia School of Journalism Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism (1997)
Television Academy Hall of Fame (2006)
Fred Friendly First Amendment Award (1998)
American Legion award for distinguished public service in the field of communication (1998)
Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America's President's Award (1998)
Congressional Medal of Honor Society's "Tex" McCrary Excellence in Journalism Award (1999)
Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2005)
Four Freedoms Medal: Freedom of Speech And Expression (2005)
Washington State University Edward R. Murrow School of Communications Lifetime Achievement in Broadcasting Award (2006)
Sylvanus Thayer Award: United States Military Academy at West Point (2006)
Walter Cronkite Award for Journalism Excellence at Arizona State University (2006)
Horatio Alger Award (2007)
Honorary Doctorate (x20)
Phi Beta Kappa



Pretty good collection of stories about WW2 veterans & women. Not the great book I was expecting.
derailer | 42 andra recensioner | Jan 25, 2024 |
Good stories of war generation.
kslade | 42 andra recensioner | Jan 9, 2024 |
Gave me much to think about. I'm glad my generation has been spared these many trials buy fire.
BBrookes | 42 andra recensioner | Dec 5, 2023 |



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