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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 Brian Williams (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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 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:

Book: "Boom! Voices of the Sixties", Published by Random House, New York City, NY, ISBN1-4000-6457-0. 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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I'm not a big fan of journalism schools, except those that are organized around a liberal arts education. Have an understanding of history, economics and political science - and then learn to write. See more »


Was denied enlistment into the Army because of flat feet. His first choice of service was the Air Force, which he was also declined. See more »


Deep, incredibly powerful voice See more »

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