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Tom Brokaw to speak at MSU Feb. 28

February 1, 2011


Author, journalist and news anchor, Tom Brokaw will speak at MSU Monday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the SUB Ballrooms.   High-Res Available

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Author, journalist and news anchor, Tom Brokaw will speak at MSU Monday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the SUB Ballrooms. As part of the event, Brokaw will accept an MSU honorary degree presented by President Waded Cruzado.

Update: Watch Tom Brokaw's speech

Brokaw, who anchored NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004, has interviewed dignitaries ranging from the Dalai Lama to Mikhail Gorbachev, including every U.S. president since Lyndon B. Johnson. Brokaw currently serves as a special correspondent to NBC. He has published five books and contributes to the New York Times, the Washington Post and National Geographic.

Brokaw has won numerous awards for his work, including 12 Emmy Awards, the Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award, two Peabody Awards and the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's Excellence in Journalism Award.

Tickets are free and are required for admittance. Tickets are limited to two per person and will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 7, at the Bobcat Ticket Office, all TicketsWest locations and at Ticketswest.com. Although the tickets are free, there may be additional service and handling fees. In addition, a limited number of student-only tickets will be available at the MSU Leadership Institute in the SUB 187 beginning at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 7.

Brokaw's appearance is sponsored by the MSU Leadership Institute, MSU Office of the President, ASMSU, University College and the MSU Parent Family Association.

For more information, visit www.montana.edu/leadership.