The veteran journalist puts his perspective on Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, and its aftermath as the new NBC special "Where Were You: The Day JFK Died Reported by Tom Brokaw" airs - fittingly - on Friday, Nov. 22. People from various walks of life, some famous (Dan Rather, Steven Spielberg, etc.) and others not, discuss their memories of that day and the impact of losing Kennedy and his intentions for the U.S.
"We kept encountering the dilemmas of 50 years later," Brokaw admits to Zap2it of planning the special. "What is it that younger audiences want and need to know, and what are older audiences that were alive at the time looking for? And what more do we know now that we didn't know then? That's a big, big piece of this,