Tom Brokaw - Compton Lecture Series
Tom Brokaw, former anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, delivered a 2008 Compton lecture titled "Life Is Not Virtual" April 2nd, in Kirsch Auditorium.
An internationally respected journalist, Brokaw served as the NBC anchor for 21 years. He was the NBC White House correspondent during the Watergate scandal, advancing to lead NBC's coverage of primaries, national conventions and election nights in 1984, 1988 and 1992. Brokaw, 68, is the author of "The Greatest Generation" (1998) and "A Long Way from Home" (2002).