Tuesday, December 26, 2006

My Son Interviewing Tom Brokaw

This past September, my son had the honor of getting to ask retired NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw a question at a dinner at which Mr. Brokaw was keynote speaker.

My son, a Junior in high school, has participated with the People to People Student Ambassador program since he was 12 years old. It was founded by President Eisenhower. I'd recommend it for any parents wanting to help their child become a leader of any kind.

Congratulations to Mr. Brokaw, who was inducted last week into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame in L.A. at the age of 66.

I liked his quote that promoted more activism and activity and less sitting at the computer:
"You're not going to solve Islamic rage by clicking 'help' on the toolbar."
He has also received honors at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.

You can see Mr. Brokaw at work again on Tom Brokaw Reports: In the Shadow of the American Dream (an hour-long documentary about illegal immigration at 8 p.m. next Tuesday).


Barbara said...

So KEWL!!!!

The "bud" RAWKS!