Veteran television broadcaster Tom Brokaw brings his message to Silicon Valley. With all of the current political, social and economic challenges facing our country, Brokaw asks: What happened to the America I thought I knew? In an effort to reconnect our families, communities and commitment to civic engagement, Brokaw looks back at his own family history and South Dakota upbringing and discusses the many changes that have transformed society. He offers inspiring stories of Americans who are leading the way for change in their own communities and shares his thoughts on how we can revitalize the promise of the American dream."
Dan Ashley is anchor of ABC7 News at 6 & 11 p.m. and ABC7 News at 9 p.m. on Your TV20, weekdays.
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 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: 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.
Veteran journalist and special correspondent for NBC News Tom Brokaw believes that Greek debt might impact the U.S. economy. With fears that another global recession may be around the corner, Brokaw chides Washington for it's lack of urgency.