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Tom Brokaw

Legendary Newsman, NBC News and New York Times Best-Selling Author

A journalistic icon whose trusted insights change the way we think about the world, Tom Brokaw has traveled the globe to cover elections, summits, political turmoil, war, the climate crisis and major news stories of every description.

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Speeches

  • The Curse of Our Time in Terms of Health Care

    2015

  • Big Ideas: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going

    2015

  • The Greatness of American Politics

    2014

  • We Are All In This Together

    2014

  • The Voice of a Generation

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    Tom Brokaw draws on a rich career in network news, throughout which he has traveled the world to cover elections, summits, wars, political turmoil and major news events of every description. The legendary newsman entertains, enlightens and informs audiences with his experiences and observations of events around the world. His presentations, like his broadcasts, provide in-depth analysis of the important economic, political and social issues in the headlines—and the people behind them. It is an unparalleled world-view that will provide a new understanding of the global village.


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  • A Lucky Life Interrupted

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    When back pain led him to the doctors at the Mayo Clinic, Tom Brokaw’s run of good luck was interrupted. He received the shocking news that he had multiple myeloma, a treatable but incurable blood cancer. In this inspiring presentation, Brokaw explores all the stages of this surprising time in his life. As a journalist, Brokaw was determined to learn as much as he could about his condition, to report the story and help others facing similar battles, setbacks, struggles, time of denial, acceptance, turning points and courage. He also speaks about the importance of patients taking an active role in their own treatment and of the vital role of caretakers and coordinated care. Generous, informative and deeply human, Brokaw offers a message of understanding and empowerment, resolve and reality, hope for the future and gratitude for a well-lived life.


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