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NEW YORK (CBS News/AP) — A group of 65 women in the television industry have circulated a letter in support of NBC's Tom Brokaw after he was accused by a former colleague of unwanted sexual advances. The women said he has treated all of them with fairness and respect, giving them opportunities ...
More than 100 women have signed a letter defending former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw following a sexual harassment allegation by a former colleague. Among the names defending Brokaw are some high-profile personalities, including MSNBC hosts Rachel Maddow and Mika Brzezinski, ...

NEW YORK (CBS News/AP) — A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News said Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair, according to two reports published Thursday. Linda Vester told Variety and The ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brokaw denied sexual misconduct charges and told friends in a late-night email that he felt "ambushed and then perp walked" in the media as an avatar of male misogyny and stripped of his honor and achievement. The 78-year-old broadcast journalist penned an emotional ...
Tom Brokaw, the longtime NBC News anchor, issued a pointed rebuke on Friday to a former colleague who has accused him of groping and harassing her during the 1990s, describing himself as “angry, hurt and unmoored from what I thought would be the final passage of my life and career.” In a lengthy ...
Tom Brokaw has been accused of sexual harassment by Linda Vester, a former war correspondent for NBC News. She's shared her allegations with Variety, alleging that Brokaw — the lead anchor on NBC's nightly news program for more than two decades as well as a host on both "Today" and "Meet the Press" ...

Former NBC News reporter and anchor Linda Vester is accusing Tom Brokaw, the former anchor of NBC Nightly News, of sexual harrassment. He denies the allegations. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Illuminating storytelling, deep investigations, intriguing ...
The photo went viral, presumably because it “touched a nerve: Democrats and Republicans were embracing, smiling, and enjoying the company of one another.” Tom Brokaw remarked that “Barbara Bush's funeral and her life of grace, honesty and warmth [are] a reminder of what we're missing in public life ...
In June 1944, every member of the all-volunteer, “never-expected-to-survive” unit, was awarded a Bronze Star. The 5307th Composite Unit, code named Galahad, was awarded the Distinguished Unit Citation. These determined troops, as Jones quoted from journalist Tom Brokaw, definitely were a part of ...
Barbara Bush had an unusual request before her passing, and it involved a stout drink. Ahead of Bush's funeral service, NBC's Tom Brokaw reported some inside details of Bush's last days, including her request of a Manhattan on her death bed. Brokaw said that Bush was joined by her husband George ...
Tom Brokaw pokes at senators over Zuckerberg hearing. By Luis Sanchez - 04/11/18 08:09 PM EDT 0. 40. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Google+ Google+. inShare ...
Social media is something we have now that we didn't have in 1968, said Tom Brokaw, of NBC TV News. “Social media is an instrument of communication that we've not yet caught up to,” he said. “The big issue is there is no quick way of determining factual matter. People are out there pumping out ...
In 1968, Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders became the first men to see the far side of the moon. Now they're the subject of a new book, “Rocket Men.” NBC senior correspondent Tom Brokaw traveled to Chicago to meet them.
We do not have the absolute confidence in the rightness of the national cause, which had motivated what Tom Brokaw called the “greatest generation.” Craven praise of the military should not be confused with what we had in the 1940s and 1950s: selfless patriotism. The turbulent decade put paid to the old ...
NBC News Chairman Andy Lack, left, reporter/contributor to PBS NewsHour and MSNBC Yamiche Alcindor, special correspondent for NBC News Tom Brokaw, and Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba speak at the screening of “Hope and Fury” at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson on ...
Wednesday marks 50 years since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an event that shocked the nation and marked a key moment in the civil rights movement. NBC News senior correspondent reflects on the continuing relevance of Dr. King's message.
“This was a very dramatic time,” said NBC veteran newsman Tom Brokaw, who lived through it all, covered it as a news reporter and anchor, and later documented the year in his 2007 best-selling book, "Boom: Voices of the Sixties." Brokaw was 28 and a rising star in Los Angeles in 1968 where he helped ...

Panelists were Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, legendary NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw, who covered many of the major events of the civil rights, movement and Yamiche Alcindor, a reporter with PBS NewsHour and MSNBC contributor. Brokaw recalled his experiences in the documentary.
William Strauss and Neil Howe are generally credited with popularizing the concept of cohort generations. Tom Brokaw exploited this concept by coining the term Greatest Generation for the people born between 1901 and 1924, the generation that survived the Great Depression and won World War II.
Previous Osgood Award honorees include: inaugural recipient Charles Osgood (2008), Jim Lehrer (2009), Bob Schieffer (2010), Tom Brokaw (2011). Christiane Amanpour (2012), Sam Donaldson (2013), Scott Simon (2014), Lesley Stahl (2016), and Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill (co-recipients in 2017).
One featuring Carvey's Tom Brokaw practicing ever-more baroque potential scenarios surrounding Gerald Ford's death eventually turned up on SNL. But the other, with an episode of This Week With David Brinkley being filmed on an actual moving roller coaster, saw Carvey's George Will freaking out on ...
Although racism and bigotry in the business world have subsided greatly here and abroad, it is not completely dead, said NBC News correspondent and former anchor Tom Brokaw. “I have seen the result of evil in the Jewish concentration camps and have viewed, first hand, the racial marches and clashes ...
At the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center, the Presidential Suite has welcomed Oprah Winfrey, Tom Brokaw and Lionel Richie. Here, guests want 24-hour room service, plush robes and privacy during their stay. Kym Klass/Montgomery Advertiser.
But after G.E.'s acquisition of RCA, NBC's parent company, in 1986, Mr. Grossman fell out of favor with his new bosses — Jack Welch, G.E.'s chairman, and Robert C. Wright, NBC's president, as well as with Tom Brokaw, the anchor of “NBC Nightly News.” To Mr. Grossman, corporate ownership of news ...
All of them appeared with him on the Outdoor Channel fishing show “Buccaneers & Bones.” Another acolyte is Tom Brokaw, the former NBC News anchor and an avid fisherman. Mr. Brokaw said in a telephone interview this week that Mr. Kreh had helped better his double haul cast, perhaps the hardest in ...
Trump on Chuck Todd: "He's a sleeping son of a bitch." pic.twitter.com/tyjyvsinrL. — Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) March 11, 2018. Legendary NBC broadcaster Tom Brokaw criticized President Trump · Donald John TrumpCigna says it has reduced customers use of opioids by 25 percent Greens ...
Veteran journalist Tom Brokaw nails Roger Stone: He 'sees himself as a James Bond evil factor' ... Legendary television journalist Tom Brokaw joined MSNBC's Meet the Press Daily to provide analysis following host Chuck Todd's interview with long-time Donald Trump political advisor Roger Stone. “Tom ...
Tom Brokaw, Katy Tur, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Al Cardenas discuss the future of the debate over gun control, and ask whether President Trump will use his position to persuade his own base.
This Sunday on Meet The Press: exclusive interviews with Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) and former White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough (2013-2017). Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross also joins the show. Panel: NBC News Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw, NBC News Correspondent Katy Tur, ...
Tom Brokaw, Katy Tur, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Al Cardenas discuss the future of the debate over gun control, and ask whether President Trump will use his position to persuade his own base. Share Video; Facebook · Twitter · E-mail; Embed. Copy this code to your website or blog.
During a discussion on the latest White House turmoil, Tom Brokaw invoked the Martians. Yes, the Martians. Katy Tur told Chuck Todd that Trump keeps changing his mind on issues because “he's just trying to get a reaction out of people.” Todd said the President is clearly “erratic” because of Russia.
The Pennsylvania chamber's last two such debates have been moderated by the kind of Wise Men of Broadcasting you'd expect: Tom Brokaw in 2014 and Ted Koppel in 2010. But Trebek, a native of Canada and a naturalized U.S. citizen, is apparently living out a dream. He told the Hill newspaper in 2013 ...
She was cataloging more than 50 years of materials from the papers and memorabilia donated to the University of Iowa by broadcast news legend Tom Brokaw. In his storied career as a reporter and anchor for NBC, he had covered everything from the Civil Rights movement to the fall of the Berlin Wall to ...
Like, one day last month, when a crew from NBC's “Today” show visited the room to film a segment about the iconic TV journalist Tom Brokaw donating his personal papers and artifacts -- ranging from his high school yearbook to rocks he picked up from the Great Wall of China -- to the University of Iowa ...
In 1966, I drove onto the NBC News parking lot in Burbank, California, to begin what turned out to be a half-century with this one organization—a heady trip through the history of the second half of the 20th century and into the 21st. On NBC's nickel, I landed in the midst of seismic change around the world and at home.
NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include journalist and author Tom Brokaw, who was born in 1940; singer and actor Fabian, who was born in 1943; actor Mike Farrell, who was born in 1939; actress Gayle Hunnicutt, who was born in 1943; Tony Award-winning stage and screen actor Barry Miller, who ...
Lowry, who announced the news Tuesday night during the university's Imagine 2018 The Power of Telling Nashville's Story featuring veteran journalist and author Tom Brokaw, said the donation represents the lead monetary contribution in the effort to create a new space for the Lipscomb University ...
We do not have the absolute confidence in the rightness of the national cause, which had motivated what Tom Brokaw called the “greatest generation.” Craven praise of the military should not be confused with what we had in the 1940s and 1950s: selfless patriotism. The turbulent decade put paid to the old ...
NBC senior correspondent Tom Brokaw and Anita McBride, former chief of staff to Laura Bush, join TODAY to comment on the late Barbara Bush. “You knew where she stood at all times,” Brokaw says. McBride adds that she and President George H.W. Bush “challenged us to be better people.” ...
Familial brushes with fame: “My grandfather and Tom Brokaw's father were brothers,” wrote Pam Meyer. Warm-up question: What was the sickest you've ever been when someone, much to your astonishment, still tried to have intimate social congress with you? Today's Slice question: In the Spokane area, ...
She was cataloging more than 50 years of materials from the papers and memorabilia donated to the University of Iowa by broadcast news legend Tom Brokaw. In his storied career as a reporter and anchor for NBC, he had covered everything from the Civil Rights movement to the fall of the Berlin Wall to ...
Like, one day last month, when a crew from NBC's “Today” show visited the room to film a segment about the iconic TV journalist Tom Brokaw donating his personal papers and artifacts -- ranging from his high school yearbook to rocks he picked up from the Great Wall of China -- to the University of Iowa ...
In 1966, I drove onto the NBC News parking lot in Burbank, California, to begin what turned out to be a half-century with this one organization—a heady trip through the history of the second half of the 20th century and into the 21st. On NBC's nickel, I landed in the midst of seismic change around the world and at home.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Longtime NBC journalist Tom Brokaw has given the University of Iowa thousands of documents spanning his career, and they're now available to the public. The collection includes a notebook with interview questions for Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev and press badges ...
(KSFY) - Veteran journalist and South Dakota native Tom Brokaw's private collection of memorabilia is now on display at the University of Iowa. Brokaw recently celebrated his 50th anniversary at NBC News and marked the golden year by gifting mementos, photos and stories he has collected over the ...
Video still of Tom Brokaw leading NBC reporter Craig Melvin through the Special Collection at the UI Main Library on the Today Show. Feb. 1, 2018. Tom Brokaw, the University of Iowa dropout who went on to host the NBC Nightly News for 22 years, announced in Nov. 2016 he was donating his personal ...
No matter on which side of the aisle you sit, let this bipartisan note simply highlight a masterful lesson in the art of building your own empire, which no one nailed more succinctly than Tom Brokaw. No matter what you think of Trump, we should take note of Brokaw's assessment. Actually, Brokaw nailed ...
Longtime NBC News reporter and anchor Tom Brokaw has become one of the most respected names in American journalism after more than 40 years of work. Thousands of documents and pieces from Brokaw's illustrious career were made available to the public Thursday by the University of Iowa's ...
Applicants included 42 network broadcasters, including major stars Walter Cronkite and Tom Brokaw. Caroll Spinney, more famously known as Big Bird on Sesame Street. (Credit: Lawrence K. Ho/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images). Spinney never applied for the program, but NASA reached out to the ...
“We are pleased to honor our inductees with a keynote address from one of America's most respected newscasters and authors, Tom Brokaw,” said Jeff Child, president of the Foundation board of directors. “Lead with Vision 2018 will focus on celebrating the exceptional leadership of the men and women ...


 

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