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Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw is born in 1940 to Jean and Anthony 'Red' Brokaw in South Dakota. His mother is a high school graduate who worked at the post office and his father is a construction equipment manager. At the age of three, he, his parents and newborn brother moved to an Army base in southwestern South Dakota called the Igloo. They lived there until Tom was five years of age and then moved to Yankton, South Dakota, where Tom grew up. His wife, Meredith Auld, is also from Yankton. They have three daughters. Brokaw attended the University of South Dakota and earned a degree in political science. He then went into journalism working first in Omaha and then in Atlanta. He joined NBC News in 1966 and was their White House correspondent during the Watergate era. Brokaw was the anchor of the Today Show on NBC from 1976 to 1981. From 1983 onwards...

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