LIVE from the NYPL: TOM BROKAW in conversation with Paul Holdengraber
Tom Brokaw achieved national recognition as the anchor of NBC’s Nightly News during the mid-eighties. He performed the role for over two decades. Brokaw made a name as NBC’s White House correspondent, reporting during the Watergate scandal. His work at NBC is characterized by a combination of his reporting skills and his assured delivery as a presenter. He has created highly-acclaimed documentaries on subjects as diverse as baseball and racial separation in suburban America. Brokaw is the author of five bestselling books. His new work, The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation about America, is an investigation into how America can rejuvenate and restore its influence on global affairs. Brokaw’s work has won him several awards, including a Peabody.
TOM BROKAW is the author of five bestsellers and has won every major award in broadcast journalism. He is a former NBC White House correspondent, anchor on NBC’s Today and managing editor of NBC Nightly News.
PAUL HOLDENGRÄBER is the director of LIVE from the NYPL.
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