NBC News’ Tom Brokaw to Retire — Watch Highlights from Veteran Anchor’s Career

NBC News’ Tom Brokaw to Retire — Watch Highlights from Veteran Anchor’s Career
Longtime NBC News anchor and senior correspondent Tom Brokaw will retire after 55 years at the network, NBC announced Friday.

Brokaw, 80, spent his entire journalism career with NBC News, beginning in the Los Angeles Bureau where he covered Ronald Reagan’s first run for public office, as well as the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, and the 1968 presidential campaign. In 1973, he moved to the nation’s capital as the NBC News White House correspondent during the Watergate scandal, a position he held until 1976 when he started co-hosting “Today.” In 1983, he became the anchor and managing editor of “NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw,” leading the team there for 22 years. He also served as moderator of “Meet the Press” following the death of Tim Russert. Brokaw became a part of NBC News’ special events coverage after he moved on from anchoring “NBC Nightly News.”

Brokaw won a number of prestigious journalism awards throughout his career,
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