Journalist. Television Anchor. Voice of a Nation. Connecticut College Alum. Picture of Tom Brokaw, accompanied by
Connecticut College President Claire L. Gaudiani, taken at the Seventy-Eighth Commencement
Exercises, New London, Connecticut, May 25, 1996.
Tom Brokaw's career has included many firsts. His exclusive one-on-one interview with
Mikhail Gorbachev at the Kremlin. His report on human rights abuses in Tibet. He was
the only anchor on the scene the night the Berlin Wall fell.
And, as a recipient of
a Connecticut College honorary degree and as Commencement speaker, he attended
Matthew Maverick Loper's