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The Guilfordian. online resource (None) 1914-current, December 07, 2012, Image 1

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VOLUME 99, ISSUE 12 I DECEMBER 7, 2012 Guilford College | |' G re e n s b o ro , n C NEWS World-renowned broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw speab at Bryan Series BY JAMES ROWE Staff Wwirn Many students in college may remember a distinct, deep memorable voice announcing the news during their childhood years. That voice was television journalist Tom Brokaw^ s. On Nov. 29, Brokaw visited Guilford College and spoke at the Greensboro War Memorial Auditorium as part of the Bryan Series. Brokaw covered many historical moments throughout his lengthy career. 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 United States." 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 Lives." 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 See brokaw I Page 3 WEB- EXCLUSIVE GuilCo Sojo: VIDEO: Getting to know Trans* Day of the Greenleaf Remembrance CONTENT: byjustyn MELROSE BY MALI KOHLS Online PolIrWill the world end in 2012? INSIDE THIS ISSUE NEWS I WHITE PRIVILEGE FLYERS | Page 3 W&N I CEASEFIRE AGREEMENT | Page 6 FEATURES | MYLENE DRESSLER | Page 8 SPORTS I GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS | Page 11

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