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Tom Brokaw

The Time of Our Lives: Past, Present, Promise

About Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw is a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning journalist who served as anchor and managing editor of the NBC Nightly News from 1983 to 2005. Before that, he served as a White House correspondent and anchor of the Today Show for NBC News. Currently, he is a special correspondent for the network. The author of five bestsellers, his newest book, The Time of Our Lives: Past, Present, Promise, is an examination of changes in American life since the Great Depression and a reflection on America’s future.

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