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Learning from Lou: Insights from our neighbor Lou Brissie

...note. FOR THOSE interested in the Lou Brissie story, The Corporal Was a Pitcher, by Ira Berkow (with a forward by Tom Brokaw), is recommended. Baseball fans, history lovers and anyone looking for a positive role model will find this book fascinating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-01-20/learning-lou-ins
Blame America first?

...banish the term ? that they will do too little to protect us.Meanwhile, liberals such as former NBC news anchorman Tom Brokaw even seem to blame America for the Boston bombing, noting our use of drones and America's overall "presumptuousness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-04-23/blame-america-first
Remember their stories

...home, rode the momentum from the end of that war to do nothing less than rebuild 20th-century America.Journalist Tom Brokaw called those Americans "the Greatest Generation." So do we.The Augusta Chronicle has profiled many of these veterans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-08-23/remember-their-storie
Walter Morris

...speaker, received many awards, subject of documentaries and TV broadcasts- particularly by journalist/NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw. He is predeceased by his first wife, Ruby Lovette and his second wife, Irma Page. Survivors include two daughters...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168206405
Carl Langley told great stories

Storytelling ... that's what journalism is all about. -- Tom Brokaw At the heart of any good newspaper reporter is a storyteller, and former staff writer Carl Langley, who passed away over the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-28/carl-langley-told-great-stori
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Pearson finally joins NASCAR Hall of Fame

...for a while. I am truly honored to be among this class."Monday night's ceremony drew major star power: Former President George H.W. Bush narrated the video to introduce Lee Petty, while newscaster Tom Brokaw narrated Moore's.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2011-05-24/pearson-finally-joins-nasc
Erring ranter deserves a response

...Also, for the caller's information, between the years of 1942 and 1949 I served in the Army, during World War II (Tom Brokaw called us "the Greatest Generation"), which may very well give that caller the right to say whatever stupid ideas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/24/let_556897.shtml
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Stuff 2 Do

...Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama face each other for a second debate at 9 tonight, this time with NBC's Tom Brokaw as moderator. WEDNESDAY WALK IT OUT: It's national Walk to School Day. FRIDAY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: This week's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/07/xtr_478479.shtml
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Military analyst has seen the good, bad and ugly of broadcasting

...of the three major networks, as well as one from the Public Broadcasting System. - Brian Williams. Having replaced Tom Brokaw as the anchorman for The NBC Evening News, he is impressive in many ways. Clearly he is very patriotic. He serves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/08/let_175942.shtml
Letters
Renovated museum tells stories of soldiers

...military honor. At the museum, visitors enter a hall to a multimedia exhibit on the meaning of freedom narrated by Tom Brokaw. Then they can see the medal itself and learn some of its history before entering the Tunnel of Combat. As visitors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/22/met_129379.shtml
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