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Tom Brokaw In Remission From Cancer

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.21.2014 | Media

Tom Brokaw revealed some good news on Sunday: he is officially in remission from cancer. In a statement posted to, Brokaw celebrated t...

Behind The Scenes At The Presidential Medal Of Freedom Ceremony

Posted 12.08.2014 | MarloThomas

On November 24th, AOL’s own Marlo Thomas was awarded the 2014 Presidential Medal Of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, at a ceremony at t...

Tom Brokaw To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.11.2014 | Media

NBC News' Tom Brokaw will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's "highest civilian honor," the White House announced in a press rele...

WATCH: Tom Brokaw's Phone Rings On Air During Midterm Results

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.04.2014 | Media

It happens to the best of us, Tom. While iconic newsman Tom Brokaw was discussing the Tuesday's midterm election results on MSNBC, a fire alarm-lik...

Tom Brokaw Could Not Be Paying Less Attention

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.13.2014 | Media

Apparently, Tom Brokaw is just as confused by the new format of "Meet the Press" as viewers at home. Or he was just incredibly uninterested. You be...

Tom Brokaw Shares Great News About Cancer Battle

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.11.2014 | Media

Tom Brokaw has remained extremely optimistic throughout his battle against cancer, and the former "NBC Nightly News" anchor shared some more good news...

'Today' Co-Hosts Relive Reporting On 9/11

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.11.2014 | Media

Tom Brokaw co-hosted "Today" with Matt Lauer Thursday morning as the two relived what it was like to report live on the events of September 11, 2001. ...

Brian Williams Tells Tom Brokaw Why Katrina "Still Gets To Me" (VIDEO)

Abi Wright | Posted 08.24.2014 | Media
Abi Wright

In an interview with Tom Brokaw at Columbia Journalism School last Thursday for "The duPont Talks" web interview series, Brian Williams reflected on c...

By Rehabilitating Iraq War Boosters, Is the Press Trying to Forgive Itself?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 08.23.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The head-scratching question continues to be, why? Why are the discredited "experts" who botched Iraq last time now being a given a platform to comment on the military crisis they helped create?

Tom Brokaw Gives Update On His Cancer Treatment

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 05.20.2014 | Media

Tom Brokaw spoke out about his health at the Peabody Awards on Monday. Brokaw has multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells in bone marrow. T...

What 5 Famous Figures Learned From Their Moms

OWN | Posted 05.09.2014 | OWN

Life lessons begin in the home. From rock star Lenny Kravitz to veteran journalist Tom Brokaw, five famous figures share in the above video what they'...

Tom Brokaw Opens Up About Cancer Treatment

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 06.29.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Tom Brokaw, about to be honored with his name atop the network's West Coast news center, says that cancer has slowed him but n...

Why Being Rejected By Your Dream School Isn't The End Of The World

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 04.23.2014 | College

Everyone's had nightmares about that classic thin envelope. It's something you dread from the time college is a mere blip on your radar, to the moment...

Stuff Happens: Errol Morris' Unknown Known

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Donald Rumsfeld, for no apparent reason, agreed to allow Fog of War documentarian Errol Morris to interview him. Was it to assure his legacy? We may n...

WATCH: Tom Brokaw Opens Up About His Cancer Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.07.2014 | Media

Tom Brokaw spoke to David Letterman on Thursday about his recently disclosed and ongoing treatment for cancer. Brokaw revealed in February that he ...

Angelina Jolie: 'This Is The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done'

Posted 02.25.2014 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, but even she has difficulty getting projects off the ground. Case in point: "Unbroken," the u...

Tom Brokaw Mourns Death Of Colleague

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.21.2014 | Media

Tom Brokaw paid tribute on Friday to his friend and NBC News colleague Garrick Utley, who died at the age of 74 on Thursday. Brokaw shared the news...

Tom Brokaw Diagnosed With Cancer

Posted 02.12.2014 | Media

NBC News legend Tom Brokaw revealed Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with cancer. The 74-year-old former "NBC Nightly News" anchor said that he ...

Nobody Forgets Where They Were When JFK Was Killed. These People Explain Why They Can't.

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden, former President Jimmy Carter and Secretary of State John Kerry are among the famous faces that sat down with Tom Brokaw to ...

The 2016 Presidential Election Just May Be Determined by Reddit

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

When even the government can no longer be trusted to tell the truth, where can Americans go to find out what's important and what should be covered?

Now Who Is the Real "Narcissist"? Edward Snowden or the NSA?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

It's only a matter of time until the NSA capability begins targeting the left in this country, if it has not already. J. Edgar Hoover and Richard Helms did it in the 1960s and 1970s. There are no real safeguards in place that would prevent it from happening again.

The Importance of Engaging Millennials to Protect Freedom

Zachary K. Pearce | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
Zachary K. Pearce

For our generation, for the millennial generation, is this indicative of what we can expect of our lives? Will the United States continued to be mired in a "war" of aggression with those who abhor freedom?

WATCH: Tom Brokaw's Dark Warning

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media

Tom Brokaw appeared on "Meet The Press" on Sunday and weighed in on the Department of Justice secretly monitoring Associated Press and Fox News journa...

Tom Brokaw On An Iraqi Student's Post College Plans: "Join Jihad And Fight The United States"

92nd Street Y | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

News legend Tom Brokaw joined media personality Phil Donahue at 92Y on May 28, 2013. The two spoke about Brokaw's Military Channel program The Brokaw ...

WATCH: Tom Brokaw Chokes Up

Posted 05.31.2013 | Media

Almost five years later, Tim Russert's death is still hard for Tom Brokaw to talk about. The legendary NBC News journalist visited HuffPost Live Th...