Tom Brokaw



  • Birth Name: Thomas John Brokaw
  • Birth Place: Webster, SD
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/06/1940, Aquarius
  • Profession: Reporter; anchor;author
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Tom Brokaw 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.
  • Tom Brokaw Relationships:
  • Jennifer Jean Brokaw - Daughter
  • Andrea Simon Brokaw - Daughter
  • Sarah Brokaw - Daughter
  • Meredith Lynn Auld Brokaw - Wife
  • Tom Brokaw Awards:
  • 2013 Peabody: Personal Award - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD (BA in Political Science)


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