University of Iowa

Tom Brokaw collection opens to public at University of Iowa

Longtime NBC journalist Tom Brokaw has given the University of Iowa thousands of documents spanning his career, and they're now available to the public.

The collection includes a notebook with interview questions for Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev and press badges from Saudi Arabia and the 1992 Republican National Convention. A daily planner holds handwritten notes such as "call Bill Gates."

Some of the donated photos show Brokaw standing in front of plumes of smoke in New York on Sept. 11. A baby-blue book has a copy of transcripts from President Richard Nixon's famous White House Tapes. Brokaw said it's stained from reading transcripts while eating...

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