Tom Brokaw Celebrity Watchlist

Fast Facts

  • Was NBC News' White House correspondent during the Watergate scandal.
  • Conducted the first exclusive one-on-one American television interview with Mikhail Gorbachev.  
  • Was the only television correspondent broadcasting live from the scene the night the Berlin Wall came down.
  • Is the author of several books, including 1998's The Greatest Generation, about the men and women who helped build modern America.
  • Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.

Awards

  • 2013, Peabody — Personal Award: Winner

Relationships

  • Meredith Lynn Auld Brokaw — Wife
  • Jennifer Jean Brokaw — Daughter
  • Andrea Simon Brokaw — Daughter
  • Sarah Brokaw — Daughter

College

  • Attended University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States; University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, United States (BA in Political Science)

Details

  • Birth Name: Thomas John Brokaw
  • Birth Place: Webster, South Dakota, United States
  • Profession: Reporter, Anchor, Author

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BONES:  When an affluent prep school student is found dead Brennan (Emily Deschanel, R) proves that it was indeed murder, not suicide in the BONES episode "A Boy In A Tree" airing Tuesday, Sept. 20 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.  Also pictured:  David Boreanaz (C).  ™©2005 Fox Broadcasting Co.  Cr:  Sam Urdank/FOX.
5 Things to Watch Today – March 28, 2017

The Bones series finale!