Boom!: Talking about the Sixties: What Happened, How It Shaped Today, Lessons for Tomorrow

Tom Brokaw (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$20.00
Publisher
Random House Trade
Publish Date
November 01, 2008
Pages
662
Dimensions
5.71 X 1.43 X 8.27 inches | 1.67 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780812975116
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About the Author

Tom Brokaw is the author of seven bestsellers: The Greatest Generation, The Greatest Generation Speaks, An Album of Memories, Boom!, The Time of Our Lives, A Long Way from Home, and A Lucky Life Interrupted. A native of South Dakota, he graduated from the University of South Dakota, and began his journalism career in Omaha and Atlanta before joining NBC News in 1966. Brokaw was the White House correspondent for NBC News during Watergate, and from 1976 to 1981 he anchored Today on NBC. He was the sole anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw from 1983 to 2005. He continues to report for NBC News, producing long-form documentaries and providing expertise during breaking news events. Brokaw has won every major award in broadcast journalism, including two DuPonts, three Peabody Awards, and several Emmys, including one for lifetime achievement. In 2014, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He lives in New York and Montana.