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Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw
photo: David Shankbone
Born February 6, 1940 (1940-02-06) (age 79)
Webster, South Dakota, United States
Occupation TV news journalist

Thomas John Brokaw (born February 6, 1940 in Webster, South Dakota) is a popular American television journalist and is the former anchorman (host) of NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw. His last appearance as anchorman was on December 1, 2004. In the later part of hosting NBC Nightly News, the program became the most-watched news program in the United States. Brokaw has received many awards and honors.

Brokaw was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in August 2013.[1]