Tuesday, May 21, 2019

BROKAW ROASTS WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS’ DINNER

May 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

No doubt evoking a hearty “amen” from Donald Trump, former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw said on Meet the Press Sunday that members of the White House Correspondents Association ought to “rethink” their annual dinner at which the president delivers a political address in the form of a satirical routine. “And if ever there’s […]

BROKAW ASKS ROMNEY TO REMOVE AD

January 30, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw has voiced his strong objection to a new campaign ad by Mitt Romney whose sole content is Brokaw’s January 21, 1997 report on NBC Nightly News about the House vote censuring Newt Gingrich for ethics violations. “I am extremely uncomfortable with the extended use of my personal image in […]

TOM BROKAW DECRIES MEDIA’S DIVISIVE DIALOGUE

December 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A half century after the civil rights movement began, Tom Brokaw is fronting a documentary about discrimination, Bridging the Divide, which is due to air on the USA Network on Dec. 10. In an interview with the Associated Press to promote the telecast, Brokaw complained that “too much of the media dialogue” these days promotes […]

FORMER NBC REPORTER EDWIN NEWMAN DEAD AT 91

September 16, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Veteran NBC newsman Edwin Newman died on August 13 in Oxford, England at the age of 91, his family disclosed Wednesday, saying that it had delayed announcing his death to allow it time for “privately grieving.” Newman was a frequent presence on NBC news programs for 32 years, from 1952 to his retirement in 1984. […]