sole anchor of weekday NBC Nightly News since
1983, Brokaw has an impressive history of firsts.
He conducted the first exclusive U.S. one-on-one interview
with Mikhail Gorbachev, earning an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia
University Award. Brokaw was the only anchor to report from
the scene the night the Berlin Wall fell. He was the first
American anchor to report on human-rights abuses in Tibet
and to conduct an interview with the Dalai Lama. In 1995,
Brokaw was the first network evening news anchor to report
from the site of the Oklahoma City bombing, and in 1996, from
the scene of the TWA Flight 800 tragedy.
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