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There is a great Italian dessert place Gelatiamo across the street. You can enjoy it before or after (they are open till 10 PM on work days)
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The weather was very windy. I wore You want to dress up to Benaroya Hall, people were wearing evening dresses and tuxedos..
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Tom Brokaw
18 ratings
4.6 average rating
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13 reviews
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attended Nov 30 2011

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. ...continued

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KBS
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6 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

Interesting, but nothing earthshaking. They collected written questions from the audience but then only used probably two of them.

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

The individual who interviwed Tom Brokaw asked some rather different and odd questions that were not much interest to the audience. They asked for questions from the Audience, and they collected them, however when they were handed off, only one...continued

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Tom Brokaw:

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: *

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.