"Thomas John" ""Tom"" "Brokaw" is an American television journalist and author best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004. He is the author of Greatest Generation/The Greatest Generation (1998) and other books and the recipient of numerous awards and honors. He is the only person to host all three major NBC News programs: Today (NBC program)/The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, and, briefly, Meet the Press. He now serves as a Special Correspondent for NBC News and works on documentaries for other outlets.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous journalists! More Tom Brokaw on Wikipedia.