Tom Brokaw in Conversation With the Seattle Times' David Boardman
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The last date listed for Tom Brokaw was Wednesday November 30, 2011 / 7:30pm.
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Much more than just a concert, In the Mood is a fully staged tribute to Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and other big band greats of the '40s. Complete with costumes, choreography, a 13-piece big band and six singer-dancers, this show pays homage to America's greatest generation, when people boogied to up-tempo big band rhythms. Hear songs like "In the Mood," "Chattanooga Choo Choo," "Sing, Sing, Sing" and more timeless hits. Many of the musical arrangements were written by Vic Schoen, the conductor and arranger for The Andrews Sisters, and music director for both Universal and Paramount Pictures. Experience the swing, the rhythm and the jazzy, brassy, sentimental music of this pivotal time in America's history. Learn More
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Featured review from Nancy Tuksaudom
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This was a congenial and stimulating conversation with a very moral, ethical icon of America... even after retirement, Brokaw continues to care about his country and the world, especially those less fortunate and works towards a better future. he's a very literate and well spoken man.
Anchor of the NBC Nightly News and Peabody Award-winner, Tom Brokaw was a fixture in millions of living rooms for 22 years, regaling audiences with history as it broke story-by-story, day-by-day. As an author, Brokaw retains a lively interest in historical subjects: His first bestseller, The Greatest Generation, was a paean to those who fought and won World War II. Other work includes A Long Way From Home, about growing up in the American heartland, and BOOM! Voices of the Sixties. In his latest book, The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation About America, he takes a look at the American Dream through the lens of four generations of families, including his own.
David Boardman is Executive Editor and Senior Vice President of the Seattle Times. He has oversight and responsibility for the news department of Washington state’s largest newspaper and for its website, seattletimes.com. Under his leadership, the Times won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news, presented for print and online coverage of the assassination of four police officers. Boardman has been the recipient of numerous other major national awards, including the Goldsmith Prize in Investigative Reporting from Harvard University, the Worth Bingham Prize in Investigative Reporting, the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, and the Associated Press Managing Editors Public Service Award.