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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), Today (1952) and D-Day: Normandy 1944 (2014). He has been married to Meredith Lynn Auld since August 17, 1962. They have three children. See full bio »

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


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

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


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Within every generation there is greatness. What you don't want Americans to do again is to go through the tests that made the 'Greatest Generation': first, the Depression, and then World War II. See more »


Early in his news anchor career, saved a man's life using the Heimlich maneuver at a restaurant. See more »


Deep, incredibly powerful voice See more »

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