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What Lee's 'Watchman' reveals about racism

...hero of the 20th century, surpassing Han Solo and James Bond; cultural figures as influential as Oprah Winfrey and Tom Brokaw praised him, and generations of lawyers, teachers and parents took inspiration from him.Which is why the publication...
Review: 'Not Guilty: The Unlawful Prosecution of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens'

...treated with anything but worship. "What a way, I thought to myself, to treat a World War II veteran, a member of what Tom Brokaw calls 'the Greatest Generation' ..."Prosecutors are treated with nothing but disdain, and the story rarely gives...
This Day in History

...for simplified citizenship procedures and a $7 minimum wage. In 2001, NBC announced that an assistant to anchorman Tom Brokaw had contracted the skin form of anthrax after opening a "threatening" letter to her boss that contained a suspicious...
This Day in History

...urged leaders to revive economies in the former Soviet bloc. In 2002, NBC announced that Brian Williams would succeed Tom Brokaw as anchor of its "Nightly News" after the 2004 presidential election. In 2006, Barry Bonds hit his 715th home run...
Anchorage Museum shows off two shiny new wonders

...Ionia (now Turkey), pre-Columbian gold jewelry and gold doubloons from sunken Spanish galleons. Water Cronkite and Tom Brokaw's gold Emmys are on display next to Susan Sarandon's Oscar for "Dead Man Walking" and Harrison Ford's Golden...
Lousy polls, great bumper stickers

...registered voter. The TV networks will broadcast eight minutes of this live; the rest of the coverage will consist of Tom Brokaw, Peter Jennings and Dan ``Moonbeam'' Rather asking expert analysts how come the public doesn't care more about...
Juneau vet recalls days in 'Devil's Brigade'

Doug Wahto is a member of what network anchor Tom Brokaw calls "the greatest generation any society has ever produced." But you won't hear Wahto talking up his own virtues. A U...
Remembering those who served cause for statehood

...Memorial Day. They and the five survivors served the nation in designing America's 49th state. Many were of what Tom Brokaw called "the greatest generation." They came home from World War II and the Korean conflict and immediately started...
This Day in History

...postmarked Trenton, N.J., that later tested positive for anthrax were sent to the New York Post and NBC anchorman Tom Brokaw. Boeing announced plans to lay off up to 30,000 commercial airplane employees by the end of 2002. In 2005, tropical...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...that gap. He created ``Private Ryan'' as if to tell his father's generation, ``We finally get it.'' Then Tom Brokaw dubbed his parents' cohort ``The Greatest Generation,'' as if to say, ``We finally appreciate it.'' Now Alix...


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