11:34 AM EDT 06/03/2015
Originally posted 05/12/2015 06:15PM
Former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw denies any bad blood with his successor on the show, Brian Williams.
Originally posted 05/08/2015 07:15PM
Tom Brokaw is opening up about his battle with blood cancer in a new book, A Lucky Life Interrupted: A Memoir of Hope.
Originally posted 05/06/2015 11:45AM
Brokaw also had to come to terms with the fact that his cancer wasn't happening just to him but also to the people around him.
Originally posted 05/01/2015 12:55PM
Despite a diagnosis of multiple myeloma – an incurable but treatable form of blood cancer – Tom Brokaw still considers himself to be "the luckiest guy in the world."
Brokaw, 73, writes in his upcoming memoir, A Lucky Life Interrupted, that he was "utterly unprepared" to face his own mortality. However, the experience granted him a certain amount of perspective, especially now that his cancer is in remission.
Originally posted 04/16/2015 10:30AM
With his cancer in remission, NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw is opening up about his struggle to face his own mortality.
Brokaw, 73, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma – an incurable but treatable form of blood cancer – in August of 2013. At a gala on Tuesday for Literacy Partners, a nonprofit organization which teaches adult New Yorkers how to read, the former Nightly News host read an excerpt from his upcoming book, A Lucky Life Interrupted: A Memoir of Hope, which detailed how he received the news – and how he told his wife of over 50 years.
Originally posted 02/06/2015 12:40PM
After making false claims about his time spent in Iraq in 2003, NBC News anchor Brian Williams has apologized, but the furor over his comments has yet to settle.
While some reports have claimed that fellow NBC anchor Tom Brokaw wants Williams fired, he has denied the claim. "I have neither demanded nor suggested Brian be fired," Brokaw said in a statement to The Huffington Post. "His future is up to Brian and NBC News executives."
Still, Williams, 55, is not safe from controversy.
The two pilots from Williams's helicopter, Christopher Simeone and Allan Kelly, told The New York Times that their chopper was safe from fire. "When he was on the air on the Letterman show, I was going crazy," said Simeone to the NYT in reference to Williams's 2013 appearance on the program in which he claimed he had indeed been on a helicopter that got shot down, and that an injured crew member had received a medal.
Originally posted 12/21/2014 12:35PM
In February, Tom Brokaw revealed that he had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma in August of 2013 and was undergoing treatment.
Originally posted 11/25/2014 12:45PM
Angelina Jolie is finally opening up about her marriage to Brad Pitt.
In an interview with Tom Brokaw on Tuesday's Today show, Jolie revealed that her relationship with Pitt has changed since they said "I do."
Though they had already been together for nearly a decade prior to tying the knot on Aug. 23, she admitted that "recommitting after 10 years of being together" provided an added level of "security and comfort."
Originally posted 11/11/2014 10:00AM
Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder and Tom Brokaw are among the latest Americans tapped to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Obama announced Tuesday.
Originally posted 05/15/2014 05:40PM
After 50 continuous years on TV screens, Barbara Walters is saying goodbye to broadcast news and The View. The 84-year-old announced her plans to retire from both her hosting and ABC News anchor posts in 2013. Friday afternoon's episode of The View – the daytime talk show she started – will be Walters's final sign off.
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