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Tom Brokaw


Tom Brokaw was born on February 6, 1940 in Webster, South Dakota, USA as Thomas John Brokaw. He is a writer, known for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (1970), D-Day: Normandy 1944 (2014) and Today (1952). He has been married to Meredith Lynn Auld since August 17, 1962. They have three children. See full bio »

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Known For

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt Himself / Himself - Special Correspondent / Himself - Anchor / Himself - Correspondent / Anchor
(1992-2016)
D-Day: Normandy 1944
D-Day: Normandy 1944 Narrator (English version)
(2014)
Today
Today Himself / Himself - Special Correspondent / Himself - Host / Himself - Correspondent / Himself - Guest / Himself - Guest Co-Anchor
(1977-2016)
1968 with Tom Brokaw
1968 with Tom Brokaw Himself - Host
(2007)

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 1992 Brokaw Reports: 58 Days (TV Movie)
 1990 NBC News: Houston Homicide (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award on PBS (TV Movie documentary)
 1987-1989 NBC White Paper (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- To Be an American (1989) ... (writer)
- To Be a Teacher (1987) ... (writer)
 1984 NBC Reports: Iacocca - An American Profile (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 NBC Reports: Labor in the Promised Land (TV Movie documentary)
 1980 NBC Reports: To Be a Doctor (TV Movie documentary)
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Other Works:

Author, national best-seller "The Greatest Generation", Random House (New York City). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 11 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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I guess I'm always the person to see the glass is half-full. There's always good news in every news report. If you're going to live in a society, you need to know the underside as well as the bright spot, so you can be prepared for dealing with them. See more »

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Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama 24 November 2014. See more »

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Deep, incredibly powerful voice See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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