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VOLUME 99, ISSUE 12 I DECEMBER 7, 2012
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World-renowned broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw speab at Bryan Series
BY JAMES ROWE
Many students in college may remember a distinct,
deep memorable voice announcing the news during their
childhood years. That voice was television journalist Tom
On Nov. 29, Brokaw visited Guilford College and spoke
at the Greensboro War Memorial Auditorium as part of the
Brokaw covered many historical moments throughout his
When the Berlin Wall fell in 1991, Brokaw was the only
American television journalist to cover it. He was also a huge
figure in covering the 2000 presidential election with fellow
journalist Tim Russert.
On Sept. 11,2001 Brokaw uttered the famous words, "This
is war. This is a declaration and execution of an attack on the
Brokaw anchored "Nightly News" from 1982 until 2004
before handing it off to current anchor Brian Williams.
He also hosted "Meet The Press" and the "Today Show,"
becoming the first person to host all three network news
shows on NBC.
He wrote bestselling books such as "The Greatest
Generation," along with his newest book "The Hme of Our
Before the official lecture, Brokaw held an informal session
with students and answered some of their questions.
"I was excited by the chance to meet Tom Brokaw one-
on-one and thought his question-and-answer session was
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