Los Angeles Times
Date: 2010-03-04
Author: Matea Gold

Article Mentions
Author, Matea Gold
Mentioned, Tom Brokaw
Mentioned, David Gregory
Mentioned, Brian Williams
Mentioned, Chris Matthews
Mentioned, Andy Rooney
Mentioned, Steve Capus
Mentioned, Keith Olbermann
Mentioned, Tim Russert
Mentioned, Caroline Kennedy
Mentioned, NBC
Mentioned, Sprint
Mentioned, USA Network
Mentioned, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from New York - The day he was scheduled to retire from his job as a foreman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Yankton, S.D., Tom Brokaw's father, known as Red, called his son. "I can't retire," he told the NBC anchor, in an uncharacteristic burst of emotion. "I just want to plow one more snowstorm." "There's some of my dad in me," Brokaw said on a recent morning, back in his NBC News office after a two-week reporting sprint that included stops in El Paso, Little Rock, Ark., and two visits to Vancouver, British Columbia, for the Winter Olympics. It's a typical workload for the veteran NBC newsman, who hasn't slowed down much since handing off the "NBC Nightly News" anchor job to Brian Williams in December 2004. After logging...(read more)
... Reporting from New York - The day he was scheduled to retire from his job as a foreman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Yankton, S.D., Tom Brokaw's ...
... father, known as Red, called his son. "I can't retire," he told the NBC anchor, in an uncharacteristic burst of emotion. "I just want to plow one more snowstorm." "There's some of my dad in me," Brokaw said on a recent morning, back in his NBC News o ...
... behind the scenes. (He's filling in for Gregory on March 14.) Capus speaks to him several times a week to solicit his perspective, which remains grounded in his Midwestern upbringing. "It won't surprise you to hear that Tom thinks that the more we ...


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